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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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Bank Holiday Charity Cricket Tournament in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Come down to the club on Bank Holiday Monday (1st May) to watch a charity cricket tournament organised by Fordhouses Cricket Club member, Aqib Rashid, to raise funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s Star Appeal. This is the second year of the charity event, following a successful first year at Penn Cricket Club. Teams from the…
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Weekend 22 April – Results round-up

Summary Last weekend saw the start of the Staffs league season for both our 3rd and 4th XI’s, whilst the 1st XI enjoyed a final warm up game against Derbyshire Academy. 1st X1 Our first team took on Derbyshire Cricket Academy in the final warm up game of the season.  With Club Captain Chris Guest…
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All Stars Cricket at Fordhouses Cricket Club

All Stars Cricket is a new ECB initiative aimed at teaching 5-8 year old’s the basics of cricket. Courses will be starting at Fordhouses Cricket Club on Monday 22nd May from 5-6pm. To sign-up to the All Star Cricket course, please go to https://www.ecb.co.uk/play/all-stars/parents During the 8-week course, children will meet new friends and learn…
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Sign up for Easter coaching sessions

Easter coaching courses at Fordhouses cricket club. Easter coaching session will be taking place at the club between the 18th – 20th April (10am-3pm) and are open to all cricketers aged between 9-15. The course will be led by Fordhouses CC’s Director of Cricket and ECB Level 4 coach, Chris Guest. During the sessions, kids…
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