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SECRET TEA PLANS AND FIVE CLOSE FIELDERS

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ALCESTER & RAGLEY 92 all out TGCC 94 for 4 TGCC win by 6 wickets The first Sunday game in eons saw an Alcester and Ragley side visit Grafton on a sunny afternoon for a 1pm (ie 1:10pm) start.  Toss lost,

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AH. THE STANDARD GRAFTON COLLAPSE

BRETFORTON 190 all out TGCC 121 all out Bretforton win by 69 runs Unbeaten league leaders and champions in waiting Bretforton visited the GCG, went big, got out, got rattled and ultimately got the result as Grafton capitulated once more in

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BILBROUGH TON PUTS CHRISTCHURCH OUT OF REACH

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TGCC 211 FOR 4 CHRISTCHURCH 167 for 8 Temple Grafton won by 44 runs Scorecard – http://templegrafton.play-cricket.com/website/results/3186662 I’m going on a trip so here is a highlights/summary.   Highlights: Lewis Bilbrough’s magnificent maiden hundred.  Increasing in pace, confidence and, dare I

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GRAFTON DRAW WITH FAS IN GCG ARSE NIPPER

FAS RAMBLERS 192 for 8 dec. TGCC 149(ish) for 8 Match drawn. Scorecard: to follow Every year the FAS Ramblers game comes around at a disconcerting velocity. July? Already? How the hell did that happen? This feeling of panic, for

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BILBROUGH HALF TON ENSURES PENULTIMATE BALL THRILLER

TGCC 217 FOR 9 PHOENIX RFC 212 FOR 10 (12 A SIDE MATCH) Scorecard: Will follow The run into this fixture was, even by contemporary Grafton standards, a shambles.  5 players, then 7, game off, game on again, then 9, and

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JOHNNERS BIFFS BADSEY

TGCC 247 for 7 BADSEY CC 117 all out Scorecard – http://templegrafton.play-cricket.com/website/results/2948263 On arrival at Badsey, in-form Grafton, looking for their 3rd win on the bounce, were greeted with a sweet and sour sight.  The sun was out, which never happens at

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A SPIN STRANGLED SUNDAY IN THE SUN

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GREAT ALNE 210 FOR 7 TGCC 146 ALL OUT Scorecard: http://templegrafton.play-cricket.com/website/results/3186240 Winning the toss on the liveliest of pitches and unleashing a four pronged seam attack should have reduced a Grafton victory to a mere formality.  Alne all out for, say,

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ANOTHER SUNDAY ROLLS BY

TGCC 274 FOR 5 OFFCHURCH 158 ALL OUT Scorecard: To follow 274 plays 158 doesn’t really constitute an exciting afternoon’s entertainment.  So this is a highlights package. It was close on 30 degrees at 2pm. It wasn’t going to get

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A KIND-OF-WIN THAT WON’T BE REMEMBERED

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TGCC 206 FOR 6  SHIPSTON ON STOUR 179 ALL OUT Scorecard – http://templegrafton.play-cricket.com/website/results/3109640 With a recruitment policy only slightly more sophisticated than that of the Royal Navy’s seventeenth century press-gang, Onens was talked into playing while heavily sedated with alcohol, thus

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THE LENCHES’ MR CRICKET SEALS GRAFTON DEFEAT

THE LENCHES 204 for 6 TGCC 110 all out SCORECARD – http://templegrafton.play-cricket.com/website/results/2948224 Yet another cold, cold afternoon in Worcestershire. The downside to such a beautiful view out towards the Malvern Hills and; according to local expert Tom Benjamin, The Lickey Hills,

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