Entries by Rob Smith

Romany CC vs Bolton Percy CC Match Report

Romany v Bolton Percy  2.30 pm Friday 5th July 2019– Match Report 35 Over Match Romany 148 -6 lost to Bolton Percy 149 – 6 Match Manager’s Report The Bolton Percy Cricket Festival is one of the great delights of the summer for those of us lucky enough to take time off work to play at […]

Romany CC vs Yapham CC Match Report

Departing the Harrogate area in shorts, sunglasses and with factor 50 at the ready, the Romany boys rode in the East Riding looking to get things back on track after the shock defeat at Swinton, and to avenge the last ball defeat at Yapham 1 yr ago. Clearly none of us had looked at the […]

Romany CC vs Swinton Park CC Match Report

I think it is fair to say we all enjoyed the day – lovely venue, excellent tea, friendly opposition (and the only rainfall was during the tea interval)  – all as usual at Swinton Park – but sadly this year we lost…Romany batted first – on probably the softest, spongiest, slowest pitch and outfield any […]

Romany CC vs Druids CC Match Report

Romany v Druids 19th May 2019 Match report For the first game of the season the weather was mild with light cloud and the Goldsborough pitch was quite green. After the usual Captains’ discussion Druids won the toss and were put in to bat.  George Holden and Rob Bielby opened the bowling for Romany with a […]

Romany CC 2018 Averages

Below  are the abbreviated overall averages for the 2018 season for Romany CC. In the batting, club captain Matt Knight topped the table with 276 runs at an average of 55.2. Matt narrowly pipped Sam Smith as the highest run scorer, by only 3 runs. The club batted strongly all year with 8 players averaging […]

Romany CC vs Arthington CC – Match Report

Arthington v Romany 16th September 2018:         ACC won toss and batted first ACC 193–3           40 overs               RCC 194-5            36 overs The weather forecast wasn’t good, but we started the game on time and the sun shone for most of the afternoon. This was another very enjoyable game, and victory. Arthington batted solidly all through […]

Romany CC vs Yapham CC – Match Report

Sunshine, Pizza (!) and cricketing drama…. Following the theatre of the 2017 fixture when it came down to the last ball with Romany needing 6 to win and President Hockin on strike, could this year’s game possibly be as tense……? The Romany ‘caravan’ headed over to Yapham a couple of players short despite the daily […]