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Buccs barrage results in win at Frensham

On Sunday, the Buccs returned to Frensham, with their youthful side eager to bounce back and regain some winning momentum for the rest of the season. A 35-over game had been agreed, and the toss was won by the 10-man … Continue reading

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Minefield produces low scorer as Buccs lose to Nomads

A new venue for the annual Buccaneers versus Nomads fixture found both wandering teams arriving at a Wimbledon CC 2nd XI ground in Raynes Park, nestled perfectly next to the busy A3 and SW railway mainline to the South coast. … Continue reading

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Buccs fall short at sunny Hurlingham

Hurlingham 233-5 dec (39 overs) beat Buccaneers 188 all out (37.1 overs) by 45 runs. The Buccaneers arrived in full force in blazing sun at The Hurlingham Club for our much anticipated 2024 fixture. An agreement was reached of a … Continue reading

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Buccs end Pilgrim’s progress with first victory of the season

Buccs 128 all out. Reigate Pilgrims 43 all out. Buccs win by 85 runs A typically leisurely start saw the Buccaneers fixture with Reigate Pilgrims get underway a good 40 minutes after the official start time. Following overnight rain and … Continue reading

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Buccs golfers enjoy all weathers in Dorset trip

The Buccaneers Golfing Society visited Isle of Purbeck GC and Knighton Heath GC on Wednesday and Thursday 22nd and 23rd May. A group of 14 played on day one and 12 on day two and enjoyed two varied courses. Winners … Continue reading

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The Buccs reach a global audience but fail at the last…

Sheffield Park, as ever in May, looked glorious but a slightly woolly outfield was always going to make run scoring (along the ground) tricky. The Buccs elected to bat and Berry was swiftly undone trying to take the attack to … Continue reading

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Buccaneers rue a lack of runs scored in defeat at Tilford

Buccaneers 124 all out. Tilford 127 for 1. Tilford win by 9 wickets On what was a gloomy yet typical British spring day, the Buccaneers gathered at Tilford cricket club for the curtain-raiser of the 2024 season. The match manager … Continue reading

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2023 Annual Dinner sees a change of leadership

A select group of Buccaneers of all ages met at The East India Club on Wednesday 21 February to toast a successful season. The evening was preceded by the AGM where two leadership changes were ratified. Simon Woolfries, our longstanding … Continue reading

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Revised Annual Dinner date: Wednesday 21st February 204

The rearranged 2023 Annual Dinner will be held at the East India Club, Pall Mall on Wednesday 21st February at 18.45. The speaker is still to be announced but as is now the tradition, we will be announcing the winner of … Continue reading

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Cricketers and tankard get wet in season finale

Follies Farm game washed out but presentation goes ahead to mark Rob Rydon’s 27 years as Hon. Secretary Rob Rydon was presented with an engraved tankard at the final fixture of the season at Follies Farm on Sunday 17th. Sept. … Continue reading

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