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Barford Cricket Club in action, on a Summer Sunday.

BARFORD CRICKET CLUB :

Known to our friends as The Hares, Barford Cricket Club is a great place to be involved in Cricket for most ages. The Hares name coming from our Barford home on Hareway Lane is sadly outdated as we are now exiled to play our cricket in Snitterfield while we search for a ground back in Barford.

With members from the local retired community to local youngsters from the age of 14, we play friendly 40 over cricket with local villages on Sundays and some great fun 20/20 matches in the midweek during the Summer Season. We also hold a six a side fun tournament at the King George’s Playing Field in the Summer.

2021 Season
This season, despite all the challenges of the pandemic, has seen us win 21 matches and lose 17 which by Barford standards is a very solid season! The season also includes several fund-raising events at which you would all be welcome to join us, such as the Quiz night held in the village hall, the Six-a-Side tournament on the King George’s Playing Field which is always great fun, and finally we wrap up with an end of season awards night.

Winter Nets 2022
We have secured the indoor nets in Stratford starting 23rd January 2022. If you have played cricket before or you would like to just give Cricket a try then, for a small charge on the day, you would be most welcome.

Cricket Club100 Club
Our aim as a cricket club is to return to the village as soon as we can. We are always looking for new members and would like to invite anyone interested to look at our website and contact us at our email address of Barfordcc@barfordcc.org.uk

If you would like to help us out, then we are looking to try and sell out our 100-club prize draw this year which has an annual cost of £24 per annum. This equates to an entry every month into our 100-club prize draw for one of 3 cash prizes of £50, £30 and £20. If you would like to help us, please do get in touch directly with Simon Morgan who administers the 100 club at alvinsmate@gmail.com

If you would like to find out more about Barford Cricket Club, please contact Sandy Peirson (01926 624145) or Richard Jones (01926 624173) or click here to visit the website.

We are a very friendly club and welcome new players of all ages and abilities, so please come along if you would like to get involved.

December 2021

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ORIENTEERING :

Orienteering is the fun outdoor sport of finding control points using a special map to navigate.

It is a sport that appeals to all ages and abilities, from toddlers to senior citizens.

Many orienteers are part of family groups.

The Warwickshire club is called Octavian Droobers, and more information can be found on their website.

If you would like to discuss orienteering in an informal way, your local contacts are John and Kath Wright on 01926 624088. They will be pleased to help you.

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