GRAPPENHALL seconds lost away at Cheadle in the Second XI Premier Division making relegation a real possibility.

Having bowled well to dismiss Cheadle for 168, with Albert Pennington taking six wickets, Grappenhall had a real chance for a lifeline.

The away side were going strong at 60 for 2 until wickets started to fall regularly.

Captain Matt Titchard, 25, tried hard to get his side over the line but they fell just short, being dismissed for 150.