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Geographical Cricket
Discussion started by Bobstan , 02 December, 2019 20:06
Geographical Cricket
Bobstan 02 December, 2019 20:06
Jeremy Kemp wrote an article with this title in the mid-1980s. Who? Kemp, who died in July was an actor whom I most remember for playing one of the original four Z Cars constables in the early 1960s - PC Steele.

He has suggested various apposite cricket matches going purely on the names of the villages and towns concerned.
Here are some of his many suggestions:

Catbrain v Mousehole
Cow Honeybourne v Donkey Town
Farmyard (Clwyd) v Farmers (Dyfed)
Gallows Green v Hanging Langford
Hassocks v Kneeshall (or maybe Nether Cassock)
Heath v Wilson
Hutton v Washbrook
Moscow v Washington
Rake v Maidenhead
Buttocks Booth v Pratts Bottom
Flushing v Looe
Peover Superior v Piddle Trenthide
Barton in the Beans v Thornton le Beans
Dragons Green v Druid
Fence v Law
Mid Cowbog(Banffshire) v Muckfoot (Ayrshire)

Some of you well-travelled folk will, I am certain, be able to produce more such fixtures of your own.

Re: Geographical Cricket
Wickham 02 December, 2019 22:31
Overton (Hampshire) v Stoke St Gregory.

Re: Geographical Cricket
Loyal of Lhasa 03 December, 2019 11:36
Street v Rode?
Nunney Catch v Monkland?
Oxford v Cowbridge?
Chew v Eton


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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 03/12/2019 11:42 by Loyal of Lhasa.

Re: Geographical Cricket
Farmer White 03 December, 2019 12:05
Inter-Island Cup: Isle of Wight v Tresco to be played on the neutral ground of Lewis and Harris (those of a certain age will know).


Re: Geographical Cricket
Loyal of Lhasa 03 December, 2019 12:21
Will Bobstand allow Ugley v Priddy?


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Re: Geographical Cricket
Bobstan 03 December, 2019 17:05
I'll ask my brother Bobstand whether he will. I'm glad you didn't mention the famous Ugley Women's Institute, LoL.
No person of taste and distinction would dream of doing so. Oh.....

Re: Geographical Cricket
Loyal of Lhasa 03 December, 2019 18:21
Workington v Easington?


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Re: Geographical Cricket
Bobstan 04 December, 2019 08:49
Ladbroke v Hill

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