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As our good unbeaten run has progressed and turned in to a genuine back-to-back promotion push, one fixture has loomed on the horizon – Osterley away. They are traditionally strong and we have…Blog 3rds vs. Osterley 4ths - Time to Dream? 1 Like
We did not have the best preparation for our important match against struggling Finchley. They were one of only two teams below us at the start of play and the importance of opening up a…Blog 3rds v Finchley 4ths - The Game We Had To Win 3 Likes
So the day finally arrived. The one we had been waiting for since September – our first match ever in Division 2 of The 1987 League, marking the highest level that the 3rd XI have played at. For…Blog 3rd XI vs. Edmonton 3rds - Up and Running Aga 2 Likes
A big white van with the party balloons was already waiting at the gates when I arrived at high noon for the showdown, in anticipation of a famous Crouch End victory over Dave Jenkins’ visiting…Blog Crouch End vs Hemel Hempstead / Sunday League 2 Likes
Saturday was hot. As I walked to the game with the sun blazing down, I had the baking and long hard afternoon at Uxbridge a few weeks ago in my mind. There I won the toss and we had to endure…Blog 3rds vs Acton 4ths 2 Likes
Last week's crushing loss away at Osterley had all but finished our promotion hopes, but we dusted ourselves down and set about winning the last two matches to continue our impressive second half…Blog 3rd XI vs Birkbeck College 3s - 'Opponents st 2 Likes
Cricket, like love*, is a sometimes wonderful pursuit. It bonds together the moral fabric of society, as it unites man with his fellow man, knowing that by the end of this ..... as you might of…Blog 3rds vs Winchmore Hill - Faris('s) Wheel of F 2 Likes
Without JJ, Mosh, Rhodey and a non-bowling Hitman, it is fair to say that Crouch Enders were somewhat depleted going into this game. After the toss was won by Skipper Robbie J and we went in to…Blog 1sts versus Pinner (away) 1 Like Shepherd's Cot Development League v. Hornsey
A brief report on how the Hornsey Development League formula worked again. In a repeat of both of last year’s fixtures in this league, Hornsey won the toss, batted and, with a substantial…Blog Shepherd's Cot Development League v. Hornsey 2 Likes A Nightmare In Edmonton, Part II
Sunday Wildcards V Edmonton. The grudge match.
After news got back to CECC of the events the day before (In Mr Tanners words - 'whoops'), The Wildcards travelled to Edmonton with a…Blog A Nightmare In Edmonton, Part II 1 Like 3rds vs Alexandra Park - Wind of Change
So this is how it goes: I walk out to the middle, make some small talk with the opposition captain, scrutinise the wicket (making me look like I know what I'm doing), he flips the coin, I call…Blog 3rds vs Alexandra Park - Wind of Change 4 Likes INTERNAL CLUB MATCH: The WideCrabs V. The Art
Perhaps, gentle reader, we will never know the truth of why it happened. Along with the Marie Celeste and the construction of the pyramids, the exact reasons* as to why our oppo…Blog INTERNAL CLUB MATCH: The WideCrabs V. The Art 4 Likes OLD ACTONIANS v CROUCH END 1st XI
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY - Rob Jenkins writes
…Blog OLD ACTONIANS v CROUCH END 1st XI 2 Likes 4th XI v Ickenham 4th at Mill Hill, Saturday
The 4th XI struggled with the bat against Ickenham IV at Mill Hill on Saturday, but prevailed with the ball recording a well-fought 10 run win.
The fact that the Crouch End total…Blog 4th XI v Ickenham 4th at Mill Hill, Saturday 1 Like 3rds vs GWR - Moni talks, but you shouldn't a
Turning up at the salubrious surroundings of Ealing Sports Ground, Moni ascertained the pitch and team we were playing. However things didn’t seem right, GWR belied the look of a team bottom of…Blog 3rds vs GWR - Moni talks, but you shouldn't a 1 Like
The title proves apt both in the sense that this was not a great spectacle to watch, and it was to say the least a 'tetchy' affair. If Finchley were your girlfriend (or boyfriend, hey I not…Blog 3rds vs Finchley - War of Attrition 2 Likes 1st 11 versus Turnham Green (Home)
18/06/2011: Match against Wycombe House:
On a rain affected day, a determined Wycombe House team did everything 11 guys with mops, buckets and saw dust could possibly do in…Blog 1st 11 versus Turnham Green (Home) 3 Likes 3rds vs Indian Gymkhana - "All right no one s
* This report will include the 'Rage Gauge' monitoring the fluctuating anger levels of Mr Simon Tanner, with 1 = not angry at all, and 10 = very angry. Keep an eye out for it.
It…Blog 3rds vs Indian Gymkhana - "All right no one s 3 Likes 1sts versus MTSCC (game 05, Home)
After the Lyonians loss, CrouchEnders needed an inspiration. On a hot Saturday morning, JJ went in to do the toss in the absence of official skipper Rob. Having lost the toss JJ headed to the…Blog 1sts versus MTSCC (game 05, Home) 2 Likes 4th XI v. Edmonton 5th XI away Saturdday 11th
After a good fielding and bowling performance the 4th showed none of last week’s resolve and capitulated to Edmonton 5th.
Edmonton usually supplies a good…Blog 4th XI v. Edmonton 5th XI away Saturdday 11th 2 Likes