GRAPPERS managed to cling on for a draw at home against Marple at the weekend.

The visitors batted first and posted 223-7 off their 50 overs in the Cheshire County Cricket League clash.

Grappenhall's bowlers struggled with consistency on a hard pitch.

In response, the home batters found things altogether harder as they finished on 165-9.

Meanwhile, the seconds were well beaten away to Stockport Georgians as they were dismissed for just 83 while chasing the hosts' 232 all out.

Sunday was better for the club as the thirds beat Northwich handsomely in the T20 Cup.

Grappers posted 217-5 off their 20 overs with Ben Clissold scoring 94.

Northwich were bowled out for just 64.