Tag: 1st XI

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 […]

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 […]

Frustrating day for 1st XI at Failand

14th May 2018 By OBWCC

After a successful start to the season away at Frenchay, the 1st XI were hoping to repeat their magic at home to Bradley Stoke, newly promoted from the B&D First Division.  Thankfully this week there were no washing line related issues, although there was some rookie Whatsapp action from ‘Headlines’ Colebrook, detailing his Friday evening […]

Pre-season match report: 1st XI defeat after daring declaration

23rd April 2018 By OBWCC

Saturday saw the 1St XI’s opening friendly fixture for the season, travelling 90 minutes to North Perrott, a lovely ground and a team who last season finished second in WEPL Somerset. With rain in the air, OBW were inserted on a damp looking wicket, Rupert Swetman opening up with new recruit Ricardo de Nobrega from […]