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Bowlers share spoils as Fletcher spoils party for Warborough & Shillingford

Although the club was victorious against itself on the prior weekend, the Buccaneers entered the final encounter of the season in need of a win. They arrived at the delightful setting of Warborough & Shillingford, all the more attractive for … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Bands

Who could ask for more? Blazing sunshine, a picturesque ground and two evenly matched Buccaneer sides. James Stringer called correctly and the Superkings had a bat against Rob Rydon’s Royals. Ollie Metcalfe and Nick Moules opened proceedings against the pace … Continue reading

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Two Milnes as good as five Rydons

Buccaneers vs Old Hurstjohnians at Hurstpierpoint Saturday 11th August 2018 The captain touched down at Gatwick at 11.30pm the night before the match, after two weeks of hot weather training in Portugal, to be confronted by drizzle. The two days … Continue reading

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Battling Buccs denied in controversial finale at The Mote

As the clock approached 8pm on yet another sun drenched Sunday afternoon the Buccaneers were left mad in Maidstone as they were robbed of victory at the last. The 10 men of the Buccs had battled throughout the day to … Continue reading

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Different formula, same result as Buccs lose to Hurly Burlys

(Editors note: this report dates from 17 June, hence reference to rain!) The overnight rain neither dampened our spirits nor the famously rapid croquet lawn outfield at the prestigious Hurlingham Club. Miraculously the Buccaneers arrived on time with 10 healthy … Continue reading

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Buccaneers’ festival cricket in the sun

Mark Lawrence Memorial Trophy – Lindfield 121 all out, Buccs 122-7 Won by 3 wickets In sunbaked conditions at Lindfield in rural West Sussex, a vibrant Buccs team outplayed a youthful Lindfield side to win by three wickets. The hosts … Continue reading

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Buccaneers buckle at balmy Brook

As Britain’s heatwave entered a fourth week, 11 Buccaneers braved the Surrey sun to take on Brook CC; a fixture that has fallen foul of the weather for the last three seasons. No such danger this season as the Buccs … Continue reading

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Buccs draw at Nomads (in their words)

Scorecard for Buccaneers v Nomads on Sunday 10 June 2018 Match report courtesy of Nomads CC can be found here. BUCCANEERS CC Innings R Elston bowled Desai 0 C Leech c Shawl b Desai 97 C Leefe bowled Page 42 … Continue reading

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A tale of Manns, McGrath, Moules and Metcalfe as Buccs beat Armadillos

Buccaneers (226-9 dec) beat Armadillos (201 all out) on 20th May 2018 A dirt brown strip , bright green square and corn yellow outfield fresh from the first cut of the year made it a difficult toss to call. Having decided … Continue reading

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