Club News

Up For The Cups

Dan Langan’s 2nd XI look to continue their wining run with 2 cup games this week. The first sees them taking on Blagdon on Tuesday in the Somerset Minor Cup following victory over Churchill in the last round, whilst Wednesday sees the side face a tough trip to Bradley Stoke to face Senior Division opponents […]

12 June Team News

Saturday 12 June looks set fair and we’re excited to have 4 full sides out representing our club. Russ Baker’s 1st XI host Congresbury at Fortress Failand in WEPL action, whilst Midsomer Norton will be the other visitors to Longwood Lane as they travel up to face our 4th XI.  Dan Langan’s 2nd XI make […]

Team News!

The clouds have parted, the rain has finally stopped and the weird golden ball thing has reappeared in the sky. All of that can only mean one thing – an outbreak of cricket!  Our 1st XI face Bristol West Indies at Failand on Saturday whilst the 2nd XI travel to face the same opposition and […]

Week 2 Team News

As is fairly typical for May (well…apart from the one season when we couldn’t play of course!) the weather appears to be trying its very best to prevent there from being any cricket played on a Saturday. Nevertheless, we have 4 full teams ready and raring to go should the conditions allow.  The 2nd XI […]

The league season is here! Week 1 team news

And so here it is, the start of the 2021 season which, for two of our teams represents their first opportunity in their new divisions following promotions at the end of the 2019 season.  The 1st XI begin life back in WEPL under a new captain in Russ Baker after Stu Macarthur’s decision to hand […]

Fantasy cricket is back!

After a year off in 2020, we’re pleased to announce that OBWCC Fantasy Club Cricket returns in 2021.  You get to select a full 11-man squad and get one free transfer each week – note all transfers before midday on Saturday 1 May are free. Players earn points for runs scored, wickets taken, maidens bowled, […]

Preseason Week 2: Team News

After a win on the road in Taunton, the 1st XI travel to Stapleton for their second preseason fixture.  Stapleton will be the visitors to Failand for the 2nd XI, whilst the 3rd XI will travel to Backwell Flax Bourton as both squads look to get their preseasons underway in a more competitive environment following […]

The start of a new season – Team News

Saturday 10 April sees the return of cricket for OBWCC, and after a winter without indoor nets it is safe to say that people seem to be ready and raring to get going with the new season.  The weather looks as though it will play ball and stay dry, albeit it definitely looks like being […]

AGM – 1 December 2020

Annual General Meeting – 1 December 2020 The Club held its Annual General Meeting via Zoom on 1 December 2020. The below are the minutes from that meeting as well as links to the various reports presented to the meeting.  1. Attendance 1.1 Attendees Craig Strachan (acting chair in Ross’s absence) Stu Macarthur Will Penny […]

Team news – 5 & 6 September

Team news – 5 & 6 September Saturday sees the 1st XI WEPL Covid Group come to a conclusion as Stu Mac’s side make the short trip down the road to local rivals Bristol, a game which will see yet another youth product, Alfie Newton, make his 1st team debut.  Dan Langan’s 2nd XI, fresh […]

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