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Friday 26 April 2019

The Tuskers won the toss and elected to bat, with wickets falling steadily but a good run rate. The highlights of their innings being a great catch from John Hardy at followed up by one of the most excellent cricket catches you could ever hope to see; our Rich Parkin, claiming injury so he couldn't bowl but spent the day at first slip, diving up and high and back behind the keeper to his left, way beyond what a goal-keeper could achieve, to snaffle it one handed. Some catch!

As ever Niseem, Jyothy and John Hardy delivered good spells and Denny Xavier was impressive in his first outing. The opposition put on a bit of a flurry at the end to be all out for solid 203, with some good hitting and a little sloppy bowling at the end.

In reply, the SAC AthletsSAC chased well but a slow start and some disciplined bowling and deep-set fields meant we were always a bit behind the 8-ball ... and that's how it would finish SAC falling a dozen runs short for a disappointing loss. The Tuskers were overjoyed, it was their first win over the Athletes in five close fought games.

The great guys from the Tuskers then joined us on the balcony for the customary jovial drinks and it was resolved to formalise the rivalry with a trophy for the next match.

See https://www.facebook.com/pages/Standard-Athletic-Club/151201661581760 for photos.

Coming soon

26 Apr 2019
Golf Spring Weekend at Dieppe
22 Apr 2019
Squash Camp
22 Apr 2019
09:00AM - 06:00PM
Easter Tennis Camp
27 Apr 2019
Snooker Finals
05 May 2019
Deadline for Tennis Tournament entries
07 May 2019
07:00PM - 11:00PM
Bridge Dinner/Tournament
10 May 2019
07:30PM - 11:00PM
Golf AGM & Dinner
11 May 2019
08:00PM -
Flamenco Evening (and Snooker Dinner)
18 May 2019
Golf Spring Cup
24 May 2019
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Bridge Workshop
25 May 2019
10:00AM - 03:00PM
Junior Cricket Festival
26 May 2019
AGM
26 May 2019
Junior Cricket U15 hard ball match
01 Jun 2019
Junior Cricket LFP CC Twenty20 (TBC)
08 Jun 2019
Queen's Cup Open Squash Tournament
15 Jun 2019
Junior Cricket - British School
29 Jun 2019
11:30AM - 01:00PM
Junior Cricket - Lads vs Dads
06 Jul 2019
Golf President's Cup