Fine margins make the difference

First XI captain Charlie Randall offers his thoughts on the defeat at Hertford but finds his spirits lifted by. Sunday’s T14 success It was another tough week for the Firsts this week, with yet another rain-affected game at league leaders Hertford. All in all, I honestly think we were second-best on the day. Small margins can decide games and,…

14-14: Out of chaos, a triumph for the Park

A very happy chairman, Chris Johnson, reflects on Sunday’s 14-14 competition What a marvellous day on Sunday! The sun was a major factor so all the players – and more – that said they would play turned up, enabling us to have a four-team competition after Redbourn dropped out earlier in the week. Arranging the event was a combination of…

Club hero of the week: The 14-14 stars

Why was chairman Chris Johnson beaming this week? Because he was so thrilled with the 14-14 day at the club on Sunday. Good weather, entertaining cricket, great atmosphere, old friends returning, some new ones made. He called the event ‘a landmark day’ for the club. So, he decided to nominate a list of heroes this week who made the…

Performance of the week: Richard Leather

With so little senior cricket played this week because of the weather, it might seem a straightforward choice this week. However, if the sun had shone and we had all played, it is unlikely anyone would have produced a performance to better Richard Leather’s century against Hertford. Richard, who has been in terrific form all season, was in such…