We are an active and friendly club that welcomes players and non-playing members from across a wide area with a strong social side always looking at ways to support and integrate with the local community.
Our Sunday XI plays in the MGM Three Counties League as well as friendlies against other local and touring sides. Our Mid-week Evening XI, ‘The Stingers’, play at least one 20/20 match a week from May until mid August – so there is plenty of cricket on offer!
Our Junior cricket cycle is solely concentrating on Under 9’s cricket. We are entering a side into the North Dorset Junior League – some of these youngsters have been with us since the age of 5 or 6! They are very lucky to be coached by George Stewart, who gained his Grade 2 Coaching Certificate last winter.
And we also have a Golf Society!
Three Counties League
Played 5, Won 3, Lost 2
Played 3, Won 2, Lost 0, Rained off 1
Another great result for our Buckeroos! BW u9’s 257/4 beat Kilmington 230/7.
The Buckeroos batted first, and despite losing 4 wickets in the first 7 overs, managed to pull it around with some spirited batting. We totalled 257 with important contributions from Fergus, Harry, Charlie and Felix. It should be noted that Fraser took one of those wickets whilst on as a substitute FIELDER!!
When we fielded very tight bowling kept Kilmington always behind the clock. They never really recovered from Fraser’s double wicket maiden in the 2nd over ( yup Fraser, that’s 3 for the match!). Ed chimed in with 2 from his wicked under arm lobs, a deserved wicket for Fergus’ much improved bowling this season, and 2 for Felix at the death.
Kilmington only had 6, so apart from providing a substitute fielder when they fielded, we also provided them with a player for the whole game. Step forward Jago to take a bow – he stuck his hand up when I asked (though obviously not wanting too) and scored a very good boundary against us. Thank you Jago.
Well done to all who played – onwards and upwards!
We’ll have a few words later, including thanks to our wonderful sponsors and supporters. Thankfully the rain skirted around Buckhorn until the very end!
Update via Twitter Wed 29th : We’re almost at the end of our epic running adventure @Cricket_Mann @edsmithwriter @ejrainfordbrent 400 miles run, 150 to Cardiff.
Buckhorn Weston’s very own Nick Brooke and his son Orlando are running 625 miles in 13 days to see the whole Sri Lankan One Day International series that starts at Trent Bridge on the 21st June with the fifth and final ODI at SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff! They’ve already run safely from Lord’s to Trent Bridge in just 50 hours and would welcome your support for Lord’s Taveners, the charity helping disadvantaged and disabled young people through sport and recreation. Do please visit the news page at www.lordstaverners.org or follow them at twitter.com/FatherSonRun625 in order to appreciate the scale of their challenge.
To support them in this mammoth challenge, please donate via mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/rundayinternational.
Come rain or shine the event will take place! Gates open at 11am and everyone is welcome to enjoy the days activities. There will be cream teas, a licensed bar, BBQ, wood fired pizza van, kids activities and a ‘beat the batsman’ challenge! The evening will see an open mic night which already has an exciting line up (you can turn up on the night and have a go) and live streaming of coverage from Glastonbury festival.
It promises to be a great day out for everyone, players, supporters and family’s so please come along to support the club. It is a very friendly club with a fantastic atmosphere and we would love to see you on Saturday.