Month: May 2018

Rudd stars as 1st XI win again

29th May 2018 By OBWCC

Written by scorer, Rhiannon Wilson On a grey overcast day, two-promotions-in-two-years Coalpit Heath came to down-from-WEPL Old Bristolians Westbury. Despite the ominous clouds, and grindingly slow run rates, it turned out to be a surprisingly good game. Remaining dry overhead, it was tight and suspenseful, going right to the penultimate over before OBW’s got the […]

Simpson half century leads 4th XI to victory

29th May 2018 By OBWCC

After some overnight (and early morning) rain, and with plenty of cloud still hanging around, the 4th XI arrived at the Tockington Manor Ground expecting an on/off day against Thornbury 4th XI. After losing the toss and being invited to bat first, we were soon a wicket down after Nathan chased a wide one and […]

Selection – Saturday 26 May

26th May 2018 By OBWCC

Today’s OBWCC squads are as follows: Best of luck to all representing the club today – here’s hoping the rain stays away and we can bring home 4 wins! The Club would also like to wish our President, Phil Thorn (pictured behind today’s selections), the very best with his op on Tuesday. We’ll all be […]

2nd XI beat undefeated Brislington

23rd May 2018 By OBWCC

Bright skies and warm sunshine welcomed the 2nd XI and their opponents to Failand for the third game of season, a matchup between a side with two wins to start the season and one with two defeats. A much-changed side led by experienced campaigner Richard Haydon opted to field first and despite some early runs […]

1st XI Win at Timsbury

23rd May 2018 By OBWCC

By Chief Correspondent Simon Pratt Old Bristolians & Westbury 1st XI travelled to Timsbury for their third game of the season having one won and lost one. The game was played on a lovely sunny day and upon arrival, the prepared wicket looked like a decent track upon which to bat; in fact, so much so that […]

#DiscoJack takes 5-fer in defeat

14th May 2018 By OBWCC

A bright start and iconic backdrop greeted the captains at the toss, where Jack Harvey decided to bowl first after calling correctly.  Mike Fulham and Gareth Thomas (on his club debut) provided a strong opening spell; taking an early wicket and keeping the scoring the rate down, with Fulham being unlucky not to pick up two […]