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Cricket Ireland Club of the Year 2019

Out With The Old

First of all apologies for the lack of a newsletter last week as I was in Geneva with work wondering if CERN could find my bowling mojo as quickly as they found the Higgs-Boson subatomic particle. As you can see above there’s a new Smith in town as Noah took his first senior five-for in the win over Bagenalstown…
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Summertime

Now that summer is finally over its time to look back through the rain at what happened last weekend. Becca’s Belles made their way on Friday to Druids Glen golf course to try and find the Greystones wicket. Once there they had a bit of a bat with Leslie top scoring in her first ever…
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Club Clean-Up Day!

Its that time of year again when we take advantage of the extra hour in the day and crack open a tinnie tin of whitewash and attempt to get some on the O’Rourke wall. So get your threadbare paint brushes, your tattiest clothes and some spare kids and bring them to the club on Good…
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New Season New Look

The new season has been unveiled and many thanks to all the skilled and not so skilled painters and gardeners that helped spruce up the club on Good Friday. While we were busy on the outside the builders were inside putting new tiles in the revamped showers and painting the hall. I am confident that…
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Lords Preserve Us!

If you are not one of the more than 200,000 people who have seen Vulker’s Viral Video from a very hot afternoon at Lords you can check it out on the English Cricket Facebook page. It was great to see so many Pembroke faces at Lords last Sunday, many of whom had also been in…
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Seasons Greeting to all

The kids are back in school, Craig is back in Abuja and the Christmas jumpers are, thankfully, back in the floordrobe. And as you can see, Craig brought a friend over from Seasons Greetings to all, its that time of year again when Rudolf’s nose is shinier than one of Ed Sport’s Reader specials and…
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The Warm Fires

Its the time of year when thoughts turn to warm fires, dark mornings and, if you’re Philip Byrne, to thoughts of winning the Premiership disappearing quicker than a politician’s promise. Its also the time of year when people dressed up in all sorts of strange costumes come charging down the road. They’re either the local…
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Fresh Shoots and Farewells

The kids are back in school, Craig is back in Abuja and the Christmas jumpers are, thankfully, back in the floordrobe. And as you can see, Craig brought a friend over from Nigeria to the party in the Oarsman – not sure yet if he bats or bowls but he looks like a good fit…
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