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South Staffs U17 v Northamptonshire U17 3 Day Match

Day 1 of 3 South Staffs go in to bat at 11 am and at one stage staffs were in a dilemma at 50/4 but somehow pulled there selves out of a downward slope and managed to get on an upward climb and after 2h 10mins they were 145/4, Then they kept going at a…
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Weekend 15 July Results Round Up

Match reports from captains. 1st XI Fixture – Home against Penkridge CC – 1st XI Result – Won Scorecard – This week saw local rivals Penkridge visit Wobaston Road signalling the turn in the season! Skipper lost the toss again and we were asked to bat on a used wicket. Shoaib managed to get his…
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On the Square with Dave ‘Rambo’ Ramsbottom

Next up in ‘On the Square with’, is former 2nd XI captain, Dave ‘Rambo’ Ramsbottom. Rambo is another familiar face around the club, having been a member for 35 years. Those of us fortunate enough to have played cricket under Rambo will be familiar with his aggressive batting style and passionate captaincy. To many of…
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A Summary of President’s Day 2017

What a fantastic President’s Day and fitting tribute to 90 years of Fordhouses Cricket Club. A lovely day of wall-to-wall sunshine was kicked off by our youngsters who competed for the junior tournament. It was very exciting to see so many talented kids playing the game with such grace and such big smiles. The eventual…
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President’s Day on Sunday 9 July

President’s Day, the biggest day in the club’s calendar, is nearly upon us!   Come down to the club on Sunday 9 July to see friends old and new and join in with a selection of fun packed activities, buy a ticket or two in the raffle or treat yourself at the cake stall. The…
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Weekend 8 July – Results Round-up

Match reports from captains. 1st XI Fixture – Home against Coventry & North Warwickshire CC – 1st XI Result – Won Scorecard – Guesty and Kash carried on from last weeks throw downs and allowed Cov to get off to a flyer at 70/1 off 10. Haroon and TC came on and slowed the rate, TC…
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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 – 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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