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 …

William James Hewson MBE 11th April 1921 – 19th April 2019

05 May

We regret to inform our members that Bill Hewson passed away on the 19th April, aged 98 years. Details of his funeral service and a reception afterwards can be found at


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 …

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 …