Barford Cricket Club

Barford Cricket Club

A friendly cricket club based in Warwickshire

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At Barford we are always looking for new players to reduce the team average age, hopefully, to below 140. At weekends, we play only friendly games against similar local teams and several league Sunday 2nd XI teams. In the meantime you are most welcome to take a look around this site and if you want to attend nets or come along to any game or social event then please feel free to get in touch with a committee member or e-mail us directly.

We are delighted to announce that for the forthcoming year our shirt sponsor will be the Joseph Arch pub in Barford, scene of many a pre- and post-match debrief let alone committee meeting. Many thanks to them for their generous sponsorship and we look forward to playing in our new shirts next year…

Anyone seeking guidance on the club ethos could do far worse
than read Marcus Berkmann’s hilarious take on village cricket in “Rain Men” and the follow-up “Zimmer Men”, which are uncannily close to real life. If you enjoy the books, you’ll love playing for Barford…

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2016 Tour Report

Once again, the cricketing gods shone (or at least didn’t chuck it down) on Barford as the touring circus pulled into Oakham again. Huge respect and thanks to Mike Ireland for organising another excellent tour with close and competitive games […]

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2016 Tour Teams

From the tourmeister himself: Here are your teams for the tour – it didn’t take long for them to be changed 🙁 Layla has kindly offered to score, Pete Romyn to umpire and Erdsy to get pissed. Friday vs. Uppingham […]

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2016 Pre-Tour Report

The old farts have once again returned successfully from their reconnaisance mission deep into enemy territory, and the Tour Secretary has submitted the following unexpurgated report: ‘Then a pint with the boys in a bar full of noise’ The picturesque […]

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2016 Preseason Party

This years Preseason Party will be held at the Johnstone residence in Barford. Full details are available here. Everyone is welcome whether young and old, new to the club or a seasoned veteran. Please bring your wives, girlfriends, partners, children, […]

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2016 Quiz Night Update

A huge thank-you to all involved in the successful quiz night over the last weekend. Especially to Simon International who organised and hosted the event with his usual gusto, despite a last-minute brush with the boys in blue! A total […]

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