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WICKET-FEST FOR RICHARD SALTMARSH AT LANGLEY SCHOOL

04 Jul

Here’s a photo of Richard Saltmarsh holding the match ball last night after his amazing and match winning performance at Langley School – 8 wickets for 27 ! There were 7 catches off his bowling and one stumping. Eastern Counties district scored 186 all out on an uneven and turning (very dry) wicket and the …

RiP Robert C Lee

13 Jun

Sadly we must report that Robert Lee, 63, and a good member of the XL Golfing Society, died in his sleep at home on Monday night. Details of services will be announced when known. Requiescat in Pace.

New Venue for Harvey G.S Fixture

11 Jun

The Kent/East Sussex fixture against Harvey Grammar School on 4th July 2018 will now be played at Sibton Park CC, Longage Hill, Lyminge, Folkestone CT18 8HB

RiP Honorary Life Member KK Vervelde

08 Jun

We regret to inform members that KK Vervelde, an Honorary Life Member of the Forty Club, and an Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau, passed away on the 27 May 2018. Klaus Karel Vervelde joined XL in July 1972 when he was already becoming well-known in Dutch cricket. He started his cricket career with Sparta …