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A MATCH VENUE OF RENOWN

04 May

The Inter District Tournament fixture between North West district and Wales district, scheduled for the 6th June 2018, will be played on the Aigburth cricket ground, the home of Liverpool CC.  This is one of the old Lancashire CCC ‘out’ grounds and is a famous venue in its own right. Aigburth Cricket Ground in Liverpool is …

RiP: WH [Bill] ODDIE

01 May

Bill Oddie, [WH Oddie] died on Sunday 22nd April.  As a Life Member of the Forty Club since 1983 he has been a long-standing member of the Club and North West district. Bill’s funeral will take place at St Peter’s Church in Burnley at midday on the 8th May.  After the service, folk are invited …

Funeral service for Nigel Percival

30 Apr

The funeral service for Nigel Percival will take place on Wednesday 9th May at 12.30 pm at Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, Woking GU21 8TJ. You are then warmly invited to join Lynne Percival and the family to celebrate Nigel’s life at The Cricketers, Horsell Birch, Woking GU21 4XB. She would be grateful if you would let …

RIP Ian Shiels

24 Apr

Ian Shiels 1966-2018. It is with heavy hearts that the Forty Club Scotland District wish to inform the members that we have lost a key figure in our cricketing community. Ian Shiels, who first played in 2008, passed away early last week. Ian was a good friend and a great cricketer who put his heart …

RiP: Nigel Percival

15 Apr

We regret to have to inform members that Nigel Percival died yesterday.  Nigel was a North Thames district member by residence but played most of his XL cricket with Surrey/West Sussex district.  He was a long-standing match manager and played regularly in his prime with the XL Triangular Tournament team. Nigel played 182 matches for …