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Moules hands the Gents their chips

This year the Gentlemen and the Players returned to Betchworth for the Annual House Match. With overcast conditions and a characteristically spongy wicket prevailing, the Gentlemen won the toss and inserted the Players. The opening partnership of S. Moules and E. … Continue reading

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Buccaneers’ Annual Dinner and AGM

Why not join us for the Annual Dinner, held at the East India Club, Pall Mall on Thursday 28 October 2021 at 18.45. Mark Milliken-Smith QC has been asked to propose the toast to the Club. Mark has been a … Continue reading

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A.A. Milnes

Follie’s Farm, as always, delivered a blisteringly sunny September day for us to play out a 40 over game in good spirits, supported by roast pork sandwiches and crisp Provençal rosé. Buccaneers arrived slightly short staffed with 10, waiting for … Continue reading

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Nine fail to take all 10

The only thing different this year was the welcome return of the match tea. In most other respects it was a repeat of the 2020 fixture, with Warborough & Shillingford comfortably holding on for a draw but without challenging the … Continue reading

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Buccs v Henley Scorecard

Henley won by 9 runs Innings of Henley B Purchase b Wedge-Bull 14A Gunshaw ct b Berry 73H Radhakrishan b Wedge-Bull 5A Lubbock run out 17A Searle ct b Berry 6S O’Leary B Hobbs 20D Farland ct b Rydon 54O … Continue reading

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Another scorching day in August, not

After a 9.00am discussion with the OHJ’s manager, it was decided to chance it , even though the forecast was dodgy.  Driving through Hurstpierpoint in torrential rain tested the optimism of even the captain. It was obvious we were not … Continue reading

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Lindfield v Buccaneers

Lindfield CC Batting Name How Out Bowler Runs 4s 6s Balls Charlie Weir ct C Milne b  Ludo Milne 0 0 0 4 H Azad† ct L Milne b  H Robertson 37 7 0 43 Alex Pedley b  C Milne 67 6 … Continue reading

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Buccs rain down runs

The weather forecast was not a happy one: light showers to be followed by heavier rain in the late afternoon.  Both sides were keen to bat first, but Bryant lost the toss and Frensham put the Buccaneers in the field … Continue reading

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A kind face delivers the coup de grace as the Buccs fall at Hurl

Following a year’s hiatus, the Buccaneers once again descended on that oasis of tranquillity and indulgence in SW6, The Hurlingham Club. Players, officials and invited guests watched on under the 28-degree rays of sun while the Buccs were put in … Continue reading

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Nomads prove too strong in season opener

An eagerly anticipated rematch following the rain affected draw in 2019, the Buccaneers arrived at the idyllic Ascott Park to play The Nomads in what would be the Buccs’ first outing of the year. Following some last minute recruitment by … Continue reading

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