• Posted: 26th May 2014
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Bunny Dear

 

It is with sadness that we learn of Bunny Dear’s passing – a Preston Cricket Club player of standing during the 1950’s and onwards. He was 94.  Bunny was a local sporting figure of repute involved with local football and cricket and was later Physio associated with many local football clubs such as Hitchin Town, Letchworth Town and Baldock Town.  He opened the …

  • Posted: 18th May 2014
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Frustration for the firsts and seconds

Match reports for Saturday 17th May 2014

Preston were left frustrated by an ultra-negative Welwyn Garden City 2nd XI in Herts Division 2 on Saturday, after they refused to chase down a modest victory target of 150.

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Preston made steady progress reaching 31 for 1 by the 10th over, with WGC already showing signs of negativity by placing just 1 slip and …

  • Posted: 17th May 2014
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Proposed Herts league structure and rule changes

Proposed changes to Herts League structure: please read the note here from the league about their proposed changes for next season. Basically, we will move to 10 team divisions, playing home and away. One game will be straight 50 overs a side and the other under the current rules, although there will be restrictions on bowler’s overs in both formats. Promotion and relegation are a little complex too. …