Barford Cricket Club

Barford Cricket Club

A friendly cricket club based in Warwickshire

2017 Tour update

We’re well into the final countdown to the tour this weekend, so here is all you need to know in an easily digestible form. Assuming you’ve remembered to avoid any (more) serious injuries and wash your kit (otherwise see the fines section below), you should now be raring to go. We also have a tour virgins (Ken Gill & Paul Robbins) amongst us this year, so remember to play nicely!

The long-range forecast looks to be set reasonably fair (although Friday may be a bit damp) and at least we won’t be playing in a tropical heatwave. We’re staying at Millgate House Hotel in the centre of Newark and will be enjoying the number of local real ale pubs, and the inevitable Spoons (for the lager boys).

Friday night’s game at Balderton will be followed by a bbq to tide you over before the night’s clubbing and the subsequent kebab hunt begins. Saturday’s evening dinner will be hosted in the hotel before Judge Jolly holds court, dispenses his wisdom and levies his fines. Thanks in advance once again to tourmeister Mike Ireland for all his organisational efforts in ensuring another enjoyable tour!

Satnav postcodes:
Millgate House Hotel NG24 4TU
Balderton NG24 3BD
Ropsley NG33 4BE
Upton NG23 5TG

Currently selected teams (as usual subject to negotiation and last minute changes!) are as follows:

Friday 30th June vs. Balderton 6.00pm
Phil Morris (Capt.)
Chris O’Reilly
Ken Gill
Ben Griffin
Simon Morgan
Paul Robbins
Simon Hawkins
Jake Farqhuar
Simon Drage
Tony Timms
Sandy Peirson

Saturday 1st July vs. Ropsley Baboons 2.00pm
Paul Henderson (Capt.)
Ben Griffin
Mike Ireland
Simon Morgan
Paul Johnstone
Peter Fisher
Tim Jolly
Jake Farqhuar
Tony Timms
Sandy Peirson
James Beaven

Sunday 2nd July vs. Upton 2.00pm
Captain Morgan (Simon)
Paul Johnstone
James Beaven
Paul Robbins
Phil Morris
Tim Jolly
Simon Hawkins
Jake Farqhuar
Simon Drage
Paul Henderson
Richard Jones

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