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Weekend 10 June – Results Round-up

Match reports from captains. 1st XI Fixture – Away at Old Elizabethans Result – Won Scorecard –http://fordhouses.play-cricket.com/website/results/2918632 The first team travelled to Old Elizabethans eager to turn around a form slump that has seen us lose twice in the league and twice in cups. We arrived and lost the toss and were asked to bowl….
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First session of All Stars Cricket a success

This week saw the first All Stars cricket coaching session at Fordhouses Cricket Club. The club’s Director of Cricket, Chris Guest, was delighted with the turn out. “It was great to see so many young kids trying cricket for the first time, despite the rainy weather! I look forward to seeing them progress in the…
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On the square with Jez Thomas

Next up in our Q & A feature is club Welfare Officer, Jez Thomas. Jez is an extremely popular and well known face around the club having represented Fordhouses CC at every level – from youth team to 1st XI. Jez was a formidable quick opening bowler back in the late 90’s/early 00’s, where he…
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Weekend 3 June – Results Round-up

Match reports from captains. 1st XI Fixture – Away at Pershore CC Result – Loss Scorecard – http://fordhouses.play-cricket.com/website/results/2918676 We traveled to Pershore after a disappointed defeat to C and R Hawks last week hoping to get back to winning ways. Following a strong bowling performance on Friday evening vs Shrewsbury we weren’t disappointed to lose…
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On the Square with Peter Jones

Second up in our new Q & A feature is club Chairman, Peter Jones. Many of our younger members won’t remember the ‘Botham esk’ long locks or the handlebar moustache that adorned the man responsible for some of the fastest bowling in the league. In later years that pace turned to guile, with the infamous,…
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Weekend 20 May – Results Round-up

Match Reports by Team Captains 1st XI Fixture – Home against Harborne Result – Win A wet and miserable Saturday looked set to force an abandonment in our clash with Harborne, but thanks to the hard work of Dave Hayden and all the players we managed to get a 27 overs per side contest. H…
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On The Square with Roy Salter

First up in a new Q & A series called ‘On the Square’ is Roy Salter. In his day, Roy was one of the finest players at the club and part of the all conquering team of  the 70’s. Just check out the pictures in the Brewer room and you’ll see plenty of Roy! You’ll…
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Weekend 13 May – Resuts Round-up

Match reports by team captains. 1st team. Fixture – away at Halesowen CC Result – Win This weeks opposition were Halesowen who had begun the season with 2 defeats. Big news before the game was the return of Macca’s speaker much to Tomos joy. We lost the toss and were invited to bowl on what…
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Weekend 6 May – Results round up

1st XI This week’s game saw us renew rivalry with Wombourne after a number of years apart. Both sides confident of victory after positive results last week. We lost the toss this week and were asked to bat in what looked like tricky conditions. Sho was removed early but – as is his way –…
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Weekend 29 April – Results round-up

1st XI Round-up Saturday saw us make the short trip to Penkridge for our first league game of the season. The team met for a breakfast at Brook Coffee Shop before heading down the A449 to start the season. Skipper Guest won the toss and elected to bowl on a green wicket. Guest and Haroon…
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