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On the square with Jez Thomas

Jez and Jack FCC

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

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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

Peter Jones & Brian Ticker James Fordhouses Cricket Club

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

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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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Weekend 13 May – Resuts Round-up

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 starts again on 13th May

All Stars Cricket, an ECB backed coaching programme for 5-8 year olds, is back at Fordhouses Cricket Club. New  courses start on Monday 13th May.  Sessions last one hour (5pm-6pm) and take place at Fordhouses Cricket Club every Monday evening from 13th may – 1st July.  Courses cost £40 and include a kit bag. To book click here  …
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