Month: June 2018

While the skippers away, the boys will play

24th June 2018 By OBWCC

Toss: Pak Bristolians with heads Pak Bristolians 153ao – Shah 41, Penny 4-22, Swetman 2-13 vs OBWCC 1st XI 154-3 – de Nobrega 62 not out, Ribbons 44 not out, Butt 2-23 The 1st XI welcomed Pak Bristolians to The Memorial Ground Failand on Saturday and under cloudless skies and hot temperatures that allowed for […]


19th June 2018 By OBWCC

Saturday saw the Firsts playing away to Portishead – on what is rumoured to be Gloucestershire’s second XI ground…… Our arrival was greeted with a carnival atmosphere of school children, bagpipers, horses, local clubs and a reassuring number of paramedics. During an excellent warm up devised by Will the local residents Zumba’d off up the […]

Selection – 16 June

16th June 2018 By OBWCC

Turns out our graphic designer is on holiday this week, so here are this week’s teams in text format. 1st XI Ricardo De Nobrega Rupert Swetman Will Rudd Matt Tavare Alex Harris James Ribbons Will Penny Finlay Yates Stu MacArthur Gareth Griffiths Ben Orr 2nd XI Steve Jacobs Jon Sheeran Mark Beach Ben Harris Alex […]

Selection – Saturday 9 June

8th June 2018 By OBWCC

For the benefit of everyone’s fantasy team selection decisions – we’re happy to announce our full set of squads for this Saturday. Best of luck to all representing the club this week – let’s get 4 wins please!

Batters tie Winterbourne in Notts as Yates leads 4th XI to victory

4th June 2018 By OBWCC

After a bit of a damp week, the 4th XI arrived at Failand under sunny skies and eagerly awaiting their visitors from Winterbourne. After the skipper won the toss and invited the away side to bat first, an excellent bowling and fielding performance helped restrict Winterbourne to 193-5. Nathan Williams took his first two wickets […]

Deck of cards folds at Nailsea

4th June 2018 By OBWCC

Written by Gareth Griffiths Saturday’s clash at Nailsea brought together the teams placed in the top 2 of the league after the first four games after some good performances. Unfortunately this resulted in OBWs 1st XI ending the day in 5th place. Having won the toss Will Penny decided to have a bat and this […]