24 Feb

Arrangements are now well underway for this year’s Tournament which will take place at Neston Cricket Club, Station Road, Parkgate, Neston CH64 6QJ between Sun 21st and Fri 26th July. The website address is :   The programme of Tournament games will be as follows :Mon 22nd July : 11:00am and 11:30am : 2 x 45 over matchesTue …


24 Feb

The Club regrets to announce the death last week of XL member Hugh Thomas; once a master in charge of cricket, and a player and then an XL umpire. Failing eyesight forced him to hang up his umpire’s coat in 2012. We send our condolences to his family.

XL Golfing Society Spring Meeting

09 Feb

The XLGS SPRING MEETING  will be held at the BERKSHIRE GOLF CLUB on THURSDAY 4th April 2019 Red Course:  Stableford Foursomes for the BUSBY AND TIMMS BOWLS Blue Course:  Stableford Foursomes for the GARDINER GOBLETS Overall Winners over both courses LONGMAN QUARTS Entries are invited from members of the Forty Club Golfing Society for the …

South Africa Tour – Match Eight

06 Dec

vs Claremont CC Last time we visited Claremont they took us to the cleaners so this time we wanted to make amends. We won the toss and elected to field and two early stumping by Kyle Bradley raised the spirits as we had them 47 for 2. Phil Deakin bowled their number 4, and an …

South Africa Tour – Match Seven

06 Dec

vs Bellville CC We have gone and done it again – we have WON ANOTHER match!. BCC batted first in a 35 over match [we wanted 35, they wanted 30, we settled on 32; then along came Neil Watson who laid down the law] and they posted 146 for 8. Deepak Sinha bowled 6 overs …