Sunday 27th August 2017 - Third XI knocked out in semi final of Embee Trophy

The Third XI were knocked out of the Embee Trophy by New Brighton. Playing in the first semi final on Finals Day at New Brighton, the home side batted first and scored 162 for 5 in their 20 overs, Damien Mee took 2 for 28. Despite starting well and keeping up with the run rate, once the openers Andy Dickinson (33) and Michael Row (43) were dismissed wickets fell fairly quickly and they eventually finished on 142 for 9 in the 20 overs.

The Trophy was eventually won by Ormskirk who beat New Brighton after both teams finished on 136 for 9 in 20 overs. Ormskirk won after scoring more runs in the first six over power play.