With just four games left in the season, there is still plenty to pay for at the top and bottom of the Darlington Building Society NYSD ECB Premier League.

With double programme this weekend will go a long way to deciding the outcome.

Only 18 points separate the top three. Third-placed Richmondshire have the toughest weekend, but they will be relishing the prospect of playing at home to Great Ayton and away at Barnard Castle on Monday. Ayton also have a tough match on Monday, as they play in-form Stokesley at Leven Park, while Barney travel to Middlesbrough today.

At the wrong end of the table, it’s tighter than ever, as any one of the bottom seven could go down if results don’t go their way. Hartlepool face Bishop Auckland at Park Drive and then go to rivals Seaton Carew on Monday.

Bishops game on Monday is at Darlington. who are still not safe. Another team still in trouble are Marton, who face Seaton at home today and then have a huge match at bottom club Marske on the Monday, while Marske travel to Stokesley today.

Thornaby travel to Darlington today, while they host Middlesbrough on Monday.

The fight for promotion from Division One continues, as second-placed Billingham Synthonia travel to Blackhall and third placed Whitby visit Normanby Hall, while leaders Richmondshire are at Great Ayton.

On the Bank Holiday Monday, the Dalesmen have no game, but Billingham Synthonia are at home to Wolviston and Whitby welcome Guisborough to Upgang Lane.

It’s now 12 years ago that the Premier League introduced 15/15 cricket and the popularity continues to grow, as all clubs participate through the group stages, with music, barbecues and more.

It’s back again tomorrow, with the Teesside University sponsored 15s Finals Day, held at Redcar this season. All teams will be in their coloured clothing and there will be excitement galore, as fours and sixes will rain all over the ground.

10:15 – Junior: Richmondshire v Normanby Hall.

12:45 - Division Two: Barnard Castle v Northallerton.

15:15 - Division One: Billingham Synthonia v Richmondshire.

17:45 – Premier: Richmondshire v Seaton Care.