[Week 22] Stalybridge St. Paul’s not against High Lane

Stalybridge 2’s season ends on a damp note. With only two games lost all season, it’s a bit frustrating to end the season as runners up, especially given the effort by Keith Bowers and Pete Coxon to try and get the final game of the season on, the weather has, to be brutally honest been fecking awful, had today’s game against High Lane gone ahead, I genuinely believe this post would be completely different, despite theirs being one of the only two defeats the seconds have sufferers all season, they have pretty much imploded in the last couple of weeks … Continue reading “[Week 22] Stalybridge St. Paul’s not against High Lane”

[Week 20] Stalybridge St. Paul’s CC 2nd XI vs Hadfield St. Andrew’s CC 2nd XI

It’s been a month since our last game, with two games rained off, and an abandonment, but some-how, we started the day top of division 4, whether that’s due to not all games being reported or not, I have no idea, but it was perhaps just the impetus the 2’s needed with just 3 games left in the season on a gloriously sunny September afternoon. Captain Brian Stone won the toss, as per usual (really folks, check that coin), and put the visitors Hadfield into bat. It was 25 minutes into the match before the first wicket of Captain Ric … Continue reading “[Week 20] Stalybridge St. Paul’s CC 2nd XI vs Hadfield St. Andrew’s CC 2nd XI”