Barford Cricket Club

Barford Cricket Club

A friendly cricket club based in Warwickshire


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…

Latest news

Lambdon purchases smartphone

The Barford cricketing community was left reeling on Sunday with the discovery that Jon Lambdon has purchased a smartphone. It’s thought that the previously vocal refusenik finally succumbed to the decade old technology some time over the winter. “It’s alright” […]

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Winter nets are back!

It’s that time of year when seasoned players shake off the Christmas excess and get back to it, whilst we hope that new players come along to help pick up the slack. Our net sessions (and our team) are open […]

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2019 Barford Quiz

The Warwickshire quiz that everyone*’s talking about is back. Quizmaster Beavan is again weaving his question-setting magic for the event, which will held on Saturday 16th March at the village hall, Barford. The entry fee is £8.50 per person, including […]

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2019 Tour – recce report

Once again and with no thought for their own safety, Barford’s brave band of outriders have headed on up the trail to scout for watering holes, identify battle grounds and pacify hostile natives. Chief Scout Mike Ireland has composed the […]

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Snitterfield triumph in 2018 sixes

Snitterfield’s elite six-a-side unit came out on top in a closely contested tournament, played under the hot sun on Barford’s King George’s playing field. A total of 9 teams battled it out in a very enjoyable contest, with great support […]

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