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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 Tudow 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, …

OVER 600 RUNS IN THE MATCH

06 Jul

The XL North West’s 40 over match against Giggleswick School may have set new XL records. Batting first, a Keegan Peterson century * and a J Foggitt 93 helped XL to post a score of 309 for 2. After the interval, the school came out with a very good opening stand of 87. Wickets started …

New Fixture: XL WE v Marshfield CC

05 Jul

Following an approach from the Marshfield Club, XL WE have agreed to an additional fixture later this month. It will be against Marshfield CC on Sunday 29th July and our Club Chairman himself, Phil Fawkner-Corbett, will be the match manager! The fixture details have been added to the Forty Club fixtures page: one detail that …

WICKET-FEST FOR RICHARD SALTMARSH AT LANGLEY SCHOOL

04 Jul

Here’s a photo of Richard Saltmarsh holding the match ball last night after his amazing and match winning performance at Langley School – 8 wickets for 27 ! There were 7 catches off his bowling and one stumping. Eastern Counties district scored 186 all out on an uneven and turning (very dry) wicket and the …