Recognition for champion of village cricket

THE record run scorer at Valley End Cricket Club is now a national as well as a local hero, honoured for his dedication to teaching young people his favourite sport. Paul Williams... Read more »

Girls get top coaching tips from former England star

GIRLS from Valley End Cricket Club threw themselves into a coaching session with a former England star last week. Lydia Greenway, an Ashes and World Cup-winning bat, guided her enthusiastic audience through... Read more »

Highs and lows of Ottershaw’s cricket history

WITH the league season for local cricket teams just around the corner, Peeps into the Past looks at the long history of the Ottershaw club. News & Mail reader Richard Bowden has... Read more »

Valley End Cricket Club’s girls are back in action

VALLEY End’s girls are firmly entrenched in cricket again after fearing they wouldn’t be able to play at all during 2020. The pandemic hit the sport hard, and clubs were not allowed... Read more »

Former England captain opens cricket club’s new facilities

THE HEAT was on as Valley End Cricket Club formally launched its new clubhouse and pitches, with cricketing legend David Gower as guest of honour. As the temperature rose into the 30s... Read more »

Village pub adds welcome cheer to cricket club

NOTHING says “English summer” quite like a pint of beer while watching cricket and the two have come together in Chobham. The village’s White Hart pub has set up a marquee on... Read more »

Bowls club members can ‘roll up’ again

WESTFIELD Cricket and Bowls Club has reopened its Greenmeads ground to members after the easing of lockdown restrictions. The historic club was given the green light after government guidance, implemented by Bowls... Read more »

New Pirbright Cricket Club pavilion to be community facility

GET up close to the Pirbright Cricket Club clock tower that sits on top of its pavilion, and you may be able to make out the letters “JBA” and “ESA”. These are... Read more »

Byfleet Buccaneers back on top after besting Woking & Horsell Lions

REVENGE always tastes sweeter when a local rival is involved, so Byfleet Buccaneers had every reason to enjoy their win over Woking & Horsell Lions in Sunday’s Surrey Slam encounter. Less than... Read more »
FAMOUS FACES - the Bunbury side that beat Chobham

Celebrity Bunbury team go to bat for village club

JOHN SALAKO and Joe Kinnear are not names usually synonymous with the game of cricket. In fact the former England winger, and the ex-Wimbledon and Newcastle manager are much more at home... Read more »