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Sign up for matches in 2018

To help our Match Managers, please make your availability known to them by completing our Availability Tracker. Click HERE to access it. To see our fixtures click HERE.  

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Annual Dinner 2018 a great success

More than 30 Buccs and their guests enjoyed a convivial evening at the East India Club to celebrate the 2017 season. With six matches won but also six cancelled, President Simon Woolfries reflected on the twin challenges of the diminished … Continue reading

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2017 Averages published

With 10 matches played and a win rate of 60%, 2017 was another successful season for the club. Why not find out who was the leading batsman and bowler prior to the Dinner. Click here to access the full review.

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Annual Dinner – TMS’s Dan Norcross speaking

The 2018 Annual Dinner takes place at the East India Club on 7 February 2018. We are lucky to have TMS’s Dan Norcross speaking after dinner this year. To secure your ticket, please complete our form by clicking here.   … Continue reading

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Buccs beat the weather as Knight Rydons scoop the Mynott Thimble

The usual scrambling around for players resulted in two teams (one of 11 and one of ten) assembling at the annual worm cast arena that is Betchworth Cricket Club (conveniently situated behind the Red Lion pub) for the Buccaneers’ end … Continue reading

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A tale of missing managers, faux fifties, and (alleged) criminal cricketers

The sight of 11 Buccaneers taking the field against Mote CC represented one of the most hastily arranged side in our illustrious history. Such haste was required as a mere six days before the fixture was due to take place … Continue reading

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Rain can’t stop die hard cricketers at Warborough & Shillingford

Warborough & Shillingford 152 all out. Buccs, 152 for 9. Draw A team of committee members, core players and guests turned up at the picturesque ground of Warborough and Shillingford in anticipation of good cricket and bad rain. Both were on … Continue reading

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MMR vaccine too painful for OHJ’s

Mann’s, Milne’s and Rydon’s (the MMRs) made up the Buccaneers team for the final day of the OHJ’s cricket week. The Buccs were inserted on a true pitch under a sunny sky and the Milne father and son partnership set … Continue reading

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Buccs snatch victory from the jaws of victory

This was our second game against Frensham, again under a sunny blue sky.  Having beaten them by six wickets last year and being assured by their captain that they had only three batsmen this year, we (or at least the … Continue reading

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A tale of two games (both equally miserable)

As the minute waltz fades away, it’s time to welcome our many readers, not only from the UK, but around the world! The 24th June started out with a crushing lions defeat to the All Blacks, watched by a core … Continue reading

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