First XI: Warman fireworks restore Park pride

With confidence diminished following two heavy defeats, the Park needed a good performance to restore some pride. Skipper Charlie Randall yet again won the toss and opted to bat against visitors St Margaretsbury on another hard wicket. The innings started cautiously with a new opening pair of the returning Adrian Holmes and Josh Roseberry. Unfortunately, Roseberry’s…

June 6: Third XI v Hatfield and Crusaders II

A SPARKLING half-century by Nick English was the highlight of the Thirds’ batting performance against Hatfield and Crusaders on Saturday.  The man in the lime green helmet struck 60 in a fine counter-attacking innings which set his side on the way to a competitive total of 182. Unfortunately, the bowlers wilted under the pressure towards the…

June 6: First XI v St Margaretsbury

Guy Warman’s pyrotechnics against St Margaretsbury set the Firsts on their way to their second win of the season on Saturday. He clubbed a spectacular half-century to set up a winning total which the visitors never looked like overhauling. MIKE JONES was the man with the camera capturing the best of the Park innings.

Performance of the week: Bret Painter

So far this season, flitting between the Firsts and the Seconds, Bret Painter has been something of a talisman, only finishing on the losing side once. That’s something of an achievement in itself given the patchy start to the league campaign the club has had. On Saturday, Bret made his biggest contribution to date, steering the Seconds to…

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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…