No expectations

Sunday 17 June 2018    Winchmore Hill CC
WINCHMORE HILL TIGERS 130 all out (Wright 26, Immi 4-2, Nortje 3-44)
RAILWAY TAVERNERS 133-5 (Skinner 46*, McHugh 32*, Wright 3-20)

The Tigers brief unbeaten run came to an end against the resurgent Railway Taverners on an overcast afternoon at the Paulin ground when, despite a strong fight back, reducing the visitors 47-5 Continue reading “No expectations”


Collateral Damage

Sunday September 17th 2017   North Middlesex  CC
JUDD STREET TIGERS 167-4 beat RAILWAY TAVERNERS 164 all out by 6 wickets

The Tigers gained their first double of the season with a second victory over the Taverners in a month, thanks to an unbroken 5th wicket stand of 125 Continue reading “Collateral Damage”

Letting the dogs run free

Sunday 20 August 2017  Paulin Ground Winchmore Hill
Judd Street Tigers 237-6 beat Railway Taverners 218-3 by 19 runs

The Tigers made it a hat-trick of wins with an entertaining victory over the Railway Taverners from Crouch End, the bat rather than the ball dominating on this occasion Continue reading “Letting the dogs run free”

Train Crash

Sunday 18 September 2016    North Middlesex CC

JUDD STREET TIGERS 183-9 lost to RAILWAY TAVERNERS 185-4 by 6 wickets

The Tigers’ mini-revival came to a sudden halt at the well appointed North Middlesex ground in Shepherds Cot, their thirteenth reverse in a disappointing season, well beaten by a revitalized Railway Taverners, who put in a much improved performance from their defeat at Winchmore Hill two weeks ago. Continue reading “Train Crash”

Long Trousers

Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill    Sunday 4 September 2016

JUDD STREET TIGERS 267-2 beat RAILWAY TAVERNERS 102-7 by 165 runs

Look out, Boden’s coming!

A win at last! the first since the end of July’s somewhat pyrrhic victory over nine-man Acme.

Continue reading “Long Trousers”

Slow Train Coming

North London CC    Sunday 20 September 2015
JUDD STREET TIGERS 253-6 beat RAILWAY TAVERNERS 236-8 by 17 runs

In a fitting finale to the season the Tigers ground out another close and hard fought victory in the North London gloom, mainly thanks to a fifth-wicket club record partnership of 144 between Stewart Taylor (92) and Chris Boden (95). There was a brave response from the Taverners, who included loanee Chris Wright, falling just a few runs short, mainly thanks to an excellent innings from Terry, who became the day’s third batsman to be dismissed in the 90’s, running himself out one short of his hundred. Continue reading “Slow Train Coming”

Southbound Train

Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill – Sunday 6 September 2015
JUDD STREET TIGERS 256-5 beat THE RAILWAY TAVERNERS 94 all out by 162 runs
Averages here

Life is looking sweeter for the beleaguered Tigers. On a perfect day for cricket – warm and sunny with no hint of precipitation – they recorded their third win in four outings, and biggest victory of the summer, by an impressive 162-run margin over the pride of Crouch End. Continue reading “Southbound Train”

Tigers back on track as Taverners derailed

Winchmore Hill CC Sunday 7 September 2014

JUDD STREET TIGERS 284 all out beat RAILWAY TAVERNERS 165-9 by 119 runs


The Tigers signed off at Winchmore Hill for another season with a comprehensive victory over the Railway Taverners from Crouch End, posting a record total of 284 in the process, thanks to top knocks from Barnaby Pinfield (92) and Chris Dane (82). Allowed to play on the big boy’s pitch for the only time this year, the Tigers won the toss and wore down the opposition on the huge playing area, before putting down a much improved presentation in the field. Continue reading “Tigers back on track as Taverners derailed”

Wham, bam, thank you Rowam!

Editorial anarchy! An alternative view of the Taverners game

 – by veteran captain, beat poet and new-age horticulturalist Chris Wright

Wrighty Hambledon portrait small

And so as the dog-eared scorebook of time turns another rain splattered page towards the end of yet another season of social cricket we must reflect on a Judd Street Tigers game played without the omnipresent scorer, kit man, conscience, treasurer and match day reporter Group Captain Biggers, aka Steve Bignell. Continue reading “Wham, bam, thank you Rowam!”

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