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The Quadrangular Tournament 2018

30 Jul

The Forty Club team failed to bring home any of the silver from this year’s QT.  They won 2 and lost one of the 45 over matches, and achieved similar results in the 20 over competition.  It has been quite a tough week in Koege Kricket Klub, Denmark, playing on a synthetic surface with a …

A Three-Way Tournament 2018 in August at Margate CC.

20 Jul

Here is the programme for the weekend three-way Tournament in Margate next month. Friday 17th August: Forty Club v SGS Holland: 40 Overs per side match 1.00pm start Saturday 18th August: Margate CC v SGS Holland: 40 overs per side match 1.00pm start Sunday 19th August: T/20 Tournament between Forty Club, Margate CC and SGS …

RiP: David WJ Hillier

18 Jul

With sadness we report the passing of one of our members, David W J Hillier on Saturday, 7 July, peacefully in France. David was a former captain and opening bat for Gore Court CC 1st XI, and in addition to his membership of The Forty Club played for the Incogniti and MCC and was also …

RiP Past President of The Forty Club Jack Bailey

15 Jul

Jack Arthur Bailey (22 June 1930 – 14 July 2018) was an English first class cricketer and administrator. Born in Brixton, London, Bailey was educated at Christ’s Hospital and University College, Oxford.  He represented Essex and Oxford University as a tail-end right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler in 112 first-class matches between 1953 and 1958. He took …

RiP Tudor Williams: 1945 – 3rd July 2018

12 Jul

It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Tudor died peacefully at home on 3rd July. He had joined St. George’s Hill Golf Club whilst at RMA Sandhurst to which he had gone shortly after leaving Rydal School. Tudor was commissioned into the South Wales Borderers, and served in the UK, Hong Kong, Aden, …