News

THE 2019 FORTY CLUB TROPHY

03 Sep

We are delighted to announce that after lengthy consideration at today’s assessment meeting, Dollar Academy in Scotland has been awarded The Forty Club Trophy [the Henry Grierson trophy]. We look forward to meeting their representatives at the annual dinner at Lord’s on the 15th November, and to the presentation of the trophy to them by …

MAIN SPEAKER FOR THE ANNUAL DINNER

30 Aug

We are delighted to be able to confirm that the President MCC, Kumar Sangakkara, has accepted our invitation to attend and speak at the Forty Club Dinner on Friday, 15th November 2019.

RiP: REG SCARLETT

16 Aug

Former West Indies spinner Reg Scarlett passed away on Wednesday 14th August, a day short of his 85th birthday, after battling illness. Reg, as he was affectionately known, had a brief career for West Indies in which he played only three Tests for the national side. But the former Jamaican spinner made a significant contribution to …

NEW XL WEBSITES

31 Jul

All of Forty Club cricket fixtures, results and ‘modern individual player stats can now be found on the new website https://thefortyclub.play-cricket.com/ There is also a special and additional website that has been created for the Quadrangular Tournament and the Inter District Tournament. You can access this at http://fortyclubcompetitions.play-cricket.com/website/web_pages/245288

Requiescat in Pace

09 Jul

It is our sad duty to inform you of the death of XL member Mr Thomas Gerald Michael Keall on Sunday 7th July 2019 at the age of 88. He was a distinguished prep school headmaster (The Portsmouth Grammar Junior School, Ascham House School and Westminster Abbey Choir School) and a huge supporter of both …