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June 21: Knebworth Park v Broxbourne

The Park romped into the next round of the County Trophy with a thumping win against Broxbourne as they chased down the visitors’ 171 in under 30 overs with eight wickets in hand. They now play either Redbourn or Shenley in the quarter-finals on July 19. MIKE JONES was our man with the camera, capturing the best…

rain at knebworth park

Weather washes out another league weekend

Ahh, the beautiful British summer. Rain falling steadily, grey skies, covers locked down, cricket ruined. Saturday was one of the days to get players looking hopefully up at the skies, pointing at the tiniest break in the cloud and wondering whether the drizzle will relent long enough to get out on the field. Umpires paw the…

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…

Luke and Ollie smash record

Teenagers Luke Chapman and Oliver Pitts smashed a club record partnership for the second wicket as they racked up 294 off 208 balls on Sunday. Luke finished on 153 not out and Oliver hit an unbeaten 124 not out as they took the Sunday side past 300 against Harrow on the Hill, who beat the Park comfortably last year.…

Quiz night proves a big hit

The pavilion was packed for the second Friday running tonight as more than 60 people turned out for a quiz night at the Park. The successful event, organised by Wayne and Emma O’Brien, followed a hugely enjoyable British Heart Foundation charity game a week earlier. Chairman Chris Johnson was thrilled. He said: ‘It’s great to see people turning up…