Preston’s 2014 season wound down with victories in two delightful friendly matches.
On Saturday a combined XI of 2nd, 3rd and 4th team players took on a similar strength Old Elizabethans side at the Recreation Ground. Batting first, Preston made 228 for 4 in 40 overs on a dry, hard pitch, with Matt Burleigh scoring a patient 52, Dave Saunders a typically big-hitting 50 …
Preston 3’s entertained lowly Hertingfordbury 2’s at Hitchin Boys School. Currently sitting 10th by 1 point, Preston knew that victories in their remaining 2 games would guarantee them a place in the higher league come the end of season restructuring.
As usual, groundsman Pete Bobbins was hard at work trying to locate the square through grass that was nearing the crossbar on the recently erected rugby posts!