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August 2014 Blog Posts (5)

3rd XI vs Osterley 4s - 'A Game Too Far ...?'

Last Saturday saw us take our excellent run of form and results to second-placed Osterley in a crunch match.  This run had seen us impressively climb from second bottom to third in seven weeks and included six wins and a winning draw in that time.  Before play we were just six points behind our opponents and spirits were high that we could pull off another win.  The long drive to 'almost Heathrow' and being under the flight path of constant landing planes did not dampen these…

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Added by Matt Chambers on August 26, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

3rd XI vs Wembley 4s - 'Game on!'

Coming soon - 'The Skipper's Guide to Tossing'

Following last week's heroic win against league leaders Twickenham it was always going to be important to not suffer from 'after the Lord Mayor's show' against struggling Wembley.  On a day described by Rob, Team Meteorologist, as 'cloudy' (- not sure about that as I seem to…

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Added by Matt Chambers on August 18, 2014 at 18:10 — 1 Comment

3rd XI vs Twickenham 5s - 'The Joy of Six'

Saturday's match was brought to you by the number 6

Saturday saw our excellent current run of form face its sternest challenge yet as runaway leaders Twickenham paid us a visit at Edmonton.  They gave us a good stuffing in the first game and the sight of 'The Bearded Assassin' within their ranks again was cause for concern. …

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Added by Matt Chambers on August 11, 2014 at 15:18 — 2 Comments

3rd XI vs Winchmore Hill 4s - 'Kings of the Hill'

Saturday saw us take our good run of form to fourth placed Winchmore Hill.  On a day where the weather was described as 'changeable' by Rob, our resident meteorologist, the toss was won yet again.  Now you won't find many pitches to play 1987 League cricket on that are better than Winchmore Hill.  I heard it described as 'a road' by more than one of our team and the sight of it, plus the lightning quick outfield and slope, suggested a 'batsmen's paradise'.  So I chose to…

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Added by Matt Chambers on August 4, 2014 at 18:10 — 1 Comment

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