Monthly Archives: May 2015

Matfen Hall v Allendale 30/5/15

A warm and sunny day, bit of cloud knocking about, no threat of rain. Two Saturday’s on the trot? Strange. Stranger still driving up to the ground there were these big dome green things with wheels on the pitch… Oh … Continue reading

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Things are changing for the better…

I had a reminder midweek about sexism in cricket and it tagged on from a discussion about involving more women who were capable and wanted to in the Saturday teams at Corbridge. The club encouraging and wanting women players to be available … Continue reading

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Northumberland women v Lincolnshire women 24/5/15

There’s no way I can keep escaping writing about the Norfolk match, however much I would love it to be stricken from my memory, but it impacts on this match so here is the grisly tale of Norfolk away 3/5/15. … Continue reading

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Haltwhistle v Matfen Hall 23/5/15

Beautiful blue sky… Warm… Summer arrived in Northumberland, even in Haltwhistle, one of the most likely to be rained off fixtures along side Allendale away. Straight along the A69… further than you think past Haydon Bridge but still pretty straight forward… … Continue reading

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Stocksfield 2nd’s v Corbridge 1st 22/5/15

Away at Stocksfield 2nd’s, must be on the back pitch… Nope, we’re on the top pitch, the best pitch. Not often that happens. I really like the top pitch, it’s usually lovely to bat on, maybe a touch on the … Continue reading

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Corbridge 1st v Benwell Hill 20/5/15

Benwell Hill’s run of wins came to a halt at Kirkley on Friday but after beating South North, Tillside and Gateshead they weren’t to be taken lightly. Benwell Hill won the toss and elected to bowl. Back to the usual … Continue reading

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Corbridge / Kirkley v Gateshead Fell / South North / Newcastle 17/5/15

Corkley v Newcastle United, as dubbed by the players. 35 over women’s Knock out cup match, 1.30pm at Corbridge. With the 11 aside premier league gone the 35 over games have turned into a knock out cup format with teams … Continue reading

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