Offerton 1sts vs Staly 1sts

Courtesy of Fishy!       It was the first game of the season, first game without him with tattoos. The pressure was all on James Brady whose interest is still only booze. We played in a fly infested hell hole, against a team with not much on show, with newcomers Nockers and Phil, and return of the ‘student’ big Joe. Brady and Gaz got things rolling, the wee man mixing his pace, then Jamie got in on the act, and Offerton just weren’t at the race. All out for just short of the ton, a few more than probably … Continue reading “Offerton 1sts vs Staly 1sts”

[Week 1] – Stalybridge St. Paul’s 2nds v Offerton CC 2nds

The 2nds opening game of the season started in almost perfect fashion. Stalybridge’s captain, Brian Stone, won the toss and decided he’d like a bat to hopefully maximise points in the event of a win, with all the wet weather hopefully behind us (yeah right), the opening game for the 2’s of the 2017 season was uncharacteristically warm, with the sun causing a little problem for the thankfully still working scoreboard, whose usage looked in doubt before the game, when the moron who built it forgot the wifi password he’d set up to connect to it! Mea Culpa! Opening the batting … Continue reading “[Week 1] – Stalybridge St. Paul’s 2nds v Offerton CC 2nds”

Junior Squad Training

With the 2017 Season almost upon us, with all the calamities that will entail with the new electronic scoring, the pitch is almost ready for battle, thanks to the support of people like Stuart Barnes, Keith Bowers and everyone else who’ve put in a shift getting the ground shipshape. But it’s the Juniors who will be benefitting from the hard work first, with their training sessions commencing the night before the season starts, on Friday 21st April at 6:30pm, all newcomers welcome in the U9’s and U11’s age groups. Also a note to remind parents of the upcoming ECB All Stars Cricket … Continue reading “Junior Squad Training”