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ASHFIELD JR. INSPIRES 14 RUN WIN THRILLER

TGCC 185 for 8 WOODBOURNE 171 all out TGCC win by 14 runs 25 degrees and a pleasant setting for Grafton’s fifth run out in the League.  Last man to arrive was the captain – one presumed, given the recent

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RUSSELL BEATS EXHALL SINGLE-HANDEDLY

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TGCC 211 for 5 EWCC 136 a/o TGCC won by 75 runs Irony of ironies – for the first time since Pontius was a Pilate we have a glut of players ready to throw themselves into a friendly fixture –

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HARVEY & JAMES AVERT WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN

LEAMINGTON 4THS 273 for 9 TGCC 97 a/o A game of two distinct halves – neither, alas, owned by Grafton.  The second so conclusively so that it took James, of all number elevens, to bring a microscopic shred of respectability

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STONELEIGH SYNDROME

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TGCC 73 a/o STONELEIGH 74 FOR 0 Lost by 10 wickets Stockholm syndrome a condition which causes hostages to develop a psychological alliance with their captors as a survival strategy during captivity. Having been kept captive by cricket for over 25

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KILLIAN TON KILLS GAME

Tom Husselby mistimes another drive

The unique bucolic charm of Stanway – nestled somewhere under Snowshill Hill, adjacent to the heritage Gloucestershire Steam Railway and with a pavilion thatch that attracts a biblical pestilence of insects – it is quite some place to visit on

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LAST BALL TEST MATCH THRILLER

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TGCC 303 for 6 dec & 212 for 6 dec SHENSTONE COLLEGE OB 262 for 8 dec and 252 for 9 SHENSTONE WIN BY 1 WICKET For anyone with a short attention span or no interest in proper cricket, don’t go

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GRAFTON LOSE AT STONELEIGH BUT STAY IN DIV TWO

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STONELEIGH 212 for 3 TGCC 192 all out Stoneleigh win by 20 runs A collapse of epic proportions saw Grafton throw away what would have been a quite remarkable last game victory to ensure their safety in Division 2 for

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TT & 12 MATES WATCH ONE SIDED MATCH

LEAMINGTON LEMMINGS 273 for 4 TEMPLE GARFTON 174 all out TGCC LOST BY 99 RUNS It’s a rare thing crediting Thompson with foresight, good judgement and perspicacity, but on Sunday he chose wisely to park himself on a bench with

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RAIN STIFLES GRAFTON’S PUSH FOR PROMOTION

TEMPLE GRAFTON CC 233 for 7 Match abandoned A deluge at tea, denied Grafton the victory they needed to ensure Division two status for 2019, after a strong batting performance which brought maximum batting points. With rain forecast, Grafton were

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DJ STRIKES AS GRAFTON WIN

"What was your favourite ever forward defensive shot DJ?"

WELLESBOURNE 130 a/o TEMPLE GRAFTON 140 for 3 TEMPLE GRAFTON win by 7 wickets Amazing what can be achieved when a side fields more than one bowler. Grafton’s season long search for a bowling attack finally ended when three (yes

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