Chairman announces his Club Hero of the week for services above and beyond outside of game performance

Club heroine: Emma O’Brien

It is always great to see the pavilion full of people for a social event and last Friday’s quiz night was just such an occasion. The event attracted 60 people with hundreds of pounds being spent behind the bar and on the barbecue as well as raising money through raffle tickets and entry money. The only…

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Club hero: Neil Pitts Mk II

Two weeks ago we were singing the praises of Neil Pitts for his dedication and hard work with the junior section. We have to toast him again this week for his latest initiative, the Saturday Club for children aged eight to 13. It’s a superb idea – at a bargain price for mums and dads – to get…

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Club hero: Paul Sheffield

It’s half-term and the club is playing host to three Charley cricket sessions, which bring together teams of under-13s from across Herts, Beds and Bucks to compete in a series of matches. These occasions have been hugely successful with dozens of children and their families coming to the Park. They take a lot of organisation, so…

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Club hero: Neil Pitts

Juniors are the heartbeat of Knebworth Park and we have seen an encouraging turn-out for our regular Sunday morning training sessions this season. This week, we salute the efforts of one of the club’s hardest working coaches, Neil Pitts. Neil has given the Sunday morning sessions plenty of impetus and energy; we will all reap the benefits of his efforts…

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Club hero: Wayne O’Brien

Junior cricket is the lifeblood of Knebworth Park but someone needs to sustain it. Step forward for a public pat on the back Wayne O’Brien, who has made Sunday morning training that little bit more enjoyable, especially for the watching parents, by taking on the kitchen duties. Attendance at the first outdoor training session on Sunday…

Club hero of the week: Mark Folwell

He seems to get a mention in this section every week for his sterling efforts for the Park. This week, however, Mark Folwell claims the accolade outright for his fantastic effort during Saturday’s wedding celebrations at the ground. It was, in the words of the chairman, an ‘awesome effort’ on one of the busiest days…