The Tigers who came to tea

The journey

Far away across the sea, past wild rocky Brittany, the Bay of Biscay, the mountains of Spain, behind an unprepossessing gate next to a grocers’ shop, is a little cricketing paradise. This is the Oporto Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club and for the fifth year of asking, the Judd Street Tigers CC visited to play. Continue reading “The Tigers who came to tea”

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Scott Walker – Unsung Cricketing Icon

From JST arts correspondent Christopher Wright-Herbert

Existential angst! – its not just a common cricketing complaint. As the BBC4 Proms have so recently reminded us, Scott Walker has been consumed by it for a lifetime. Continue reading “Scott Walker – Unsung Cricketing Icon”

Tigers avoid defeat shock!

NEWS ROUND UP – SOME NUMBERS, GRIPING AND NOSTALGIA

The Tigers ended their sequence of defeats when last Sunday’s away fixtue at Little Berkhamsted was called off on the Friday, Continue reading “Tigers avoid defeat shock!”

Porto 2017 Tour Diary – Day 2

continued from tour diary 1

Awoke reluctantly feeling like Sunday is a good day to sleep until 1pm. What’s the point of staying within walking distance of a cricket ground if you’re going to start a match at 11am? Continue reading “Porto 2017 Tour Diary – Day 2”

Return of the Amateur Gentleman

With Sir Vyvyan Bartington-Phypps KBE
Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill    Sunday 2 July 2017
Judd Street Tigers 200-6 lost to Motley Crew 203-5 by 5 wickets

Greetings, fellow Corinthians Continue reading “Return of the Amateur Gentleman”

Porto Tour Diary 2017 – Day 1

I’ve made no secret of my disdain for London Gatwick Airport. But I will say that it has improved considerably from days gone by. Continue reading “Porto Tour Diary 2017 – Day 1”

Nets – Health and Safety and common sense

Net practice will begin shortly for the Tigers (see Fixtures and Teamer). Our members may or may not be aware of the horrific, life-changing injury suffered by the Bradford League player Alex Tait whilst bowling in pre-season nets. If not, google ‘Alex Tait cricket injury ‘. Continue reading “Nets – Health and Safety and common sense”

the Third Man – an homage

From our overseas correspondent – Christopher Wright-Herbert

On a recent scouting trip to Vienna in search of potential future Tiger cricketing tour locations I happened upon the Third Man museum. Howzat, I thought to myself, I’ve hit the motherload here Continue reading “the Third Man – an homage”

TIGER NEWS – DEADLINE DAY

‘…AND THE SHOCK BREAKING NEWS, KATE, IS THAT CHRIS WRIGHT IS ON HIS WAY TO MILAN!…’

‘MMM!  FANCY A SHAG LATER, JIM’

Continue reading “TIGER NEWS – DEADLINE DAY”

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