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Report on the Entrecasteaux 7 aside tournament, sponsored by Siddalls Saturday 20th September 2014

With the threat of thunder storms and rain it was always going to be important to get the tournament off to a punctual start. How naïve were the organisers – when has it ever started on time and with ten teams, two leagues and 16 matches to play before a  Read more »

23 septembre 2014Permalink

Match report ECC vs Beausoleil CC at St Vallier de Thiey, Sunday 13th July 2014

Victory of contrasts In this third meeting between ECC and Beausoleil CC of the 2014 season on looking at the score book one would have the understanding that this was a comprehensive victory for Entrecasteaux – and so it was. The visitors to St Vallier trounced the opposition by 46  Read more »

23 septembre 2014Permalink

Match report ECC vs Lubenham CC at Entrecasteaux, Sunday 22nd June 2014

Victory marred by injury Lubenham CC hail from Thorpe Lubenham near Market Harborough in Leicestershire and it was a delight to see them arrive at the Entrecasteaux ground on such a warm and pleasant day. In winning the toss the Lubenham skipper, Tom Whitehouse, chose to bat and Clifford Gregory  Read more »

23 septembre 2014Permalink

Match report Entrecasteaux CC vs Butterlords CC Saturday 31st May 2014 at Entrecasteaux

Kippered by the weather The first touring team of the season saw Butterlords CC, from London, England gather on the hallowed turf at Entrecasteaux to do battle against a home team bristling with some talent but also with some noticeable gaps – namely Chaminda Perera, who had been available but  Read more »

10 juin 2014Permalink

Match Report Beausoleil vs Entrecasteaux Sunday 18th May 2014

In summary, unfortunately this « much improved » BCC team got the better of ECC yesterday. It was a pretty even affair played in a competitive spirit over 35 overs on a very pleasant day up at Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey. The grass was a little long, the boundaries were short … and the Sri  Read more »

20 mai 2014Permalink

Match report ECC vs Cannes Lions – Sunday 4th May 2014

Lions roar defeats Entrecasteaux In winning the toss Cannes Lions decided to bat on a pitch that had, the previous day, received a heavy deluge of rain. At the outset this seemed a dubious decision to have made as the bounce was variable and the ball was not coming onto  Read more »

6 mai 2014Permalink

Match report Entrecasteaux CC vs Beausoleil CC – Sunday 20th April 2014 at Entrecasteaux

Entrecasteaux return to winning formula Having played 2 and lost 2 it was important for Entrecasteaux to find that winning way which had seemed such a formality last season and this they did in emphatic style on a cold and breezy April day. Perhaps it was the return of such  Read more »

6 mai 2014Permalink

Match Report 6th April 2014 Beausoleil vs Entrecasteaux

Without a swallow gliding gracefully above the turf to pluck at sleepy insects we could not really say that summer had arrived and yet the sound of leather on willow suggested that something was awry. So Entrecasteaux entertained the growing force of Beausoleil for the opening competitive fixture of the  Read more »

6 mai 2014Permalink

Match report Weekend 28th/29th September 2013 Entrecasteaux CC vs Bordeaux Giscours CC

The much anticipated return match against Bordeaux Giscours, who had won this fixture convincingly on their home ground earlier in the season, presented Entrecasteaux with the opportunity to seek revenge for that defeat on their own patch. Giscours had brought a team full of young talent (minus a couple of  Read more »

4 octobre 2013Permalink

Siddalls Entrecasteaux 7 aside report Saturday 21st September 2013

Entrecasteaux retain trophy.   With the organisers of this unique festival of cricket pulling their hair out due to last minute cancellations and the like they reminded themselves to ‘Always look on the bright side of life’ and so it was that Saturday dawned, bright and peaceful with eight teams,  Read more »

24 septembre 2013Permalink