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Cricket: St Martin’s v Truro Doctors

Cricket: St Martin’s v Truro Doctors

Report by Colin Daly The Truro Doctors haven’t managed to fit us in on their Scilly tour for a while but we managed to find a date on Friday 18th September at 4pm for a T20 match. The visitors batted first and lost three quick wickets then I. Davies came in and settled things down; […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v Bugle

Cricket: St Martin’s v Bugle

Report by Colin Daly When people in the national dress of various countries turned up at our cricket ground we thought it might be St. Martin’s versus the Rest of the World but it turned out to be just our old friends from Bugle in fancy dress. Under a bright blue sky with some scudding […]

Cricket: Off-Island Seniors Match On St Agnes

Cricket: Off-Island Seniors Match On St Agnes

Report by Colin Daly Sunday 23rd August was too good a day to miss with the sun shining from a beautiful blue sky so, although there was no match scheduled, the senior cricketers managed to put together two teams to play a 25 over match on St. Agnes. A boat from St. Martin’s called in […]

Off-Island Cricketers End St Mary’s Winning Run

Off-Island Cricketers End St Mary’s Winning Run

Off-island cricketers are celebrating their victory over a St Mary’s XI at the weekend. The annual Hound Cup fixture offered players and spectators an action-packed match with well over 400 runs. And it brought an end to four successive years of St Mary’s victories. The event was started by the late John Goddard in 2005, […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v St Mary’s

Cricket: St Martin’s v St Mary’s

Report by Colin Daly As the players gathered on St. Martin’s and were joined by a St. Mary’s eleven on the fine summers evening of Thursday 6th August for a T20 match, the talk was all about the collapse of the Australian team to 60 all out on the first day of the Ashes match. […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v Tresco & Bryher

Cricket: St Martin’s v Tresco & Bryher

Report by Colin Daly Under a bright blue sky decorated with sharp edged clouds of intricate design Tresco and Bryher won the toss and decided to bat first in this interisland 25 over match played on St. Martin’s on 2nd August. L. Hamilton and D. Brown opened the innings with an impressive display and eventually […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v Bays Hill

Cricket: St Martin’s v Bays Hill

Report by Colin Daly Cricket is so much at the mercy of the weather that at the beginning of last week we thought we might not be able to play our old friends from the Bays Hill touring team. But the forecast on Saturday said that the main rain would clear through late morning Sunday […]

Islanders To Take On Top County Cricketers

Islanders To Take On Top County Cricketers

A combined islands’ side will take on top-flight county cricketers next week. Islander James Francis is organising the MCC tour. Their 13-strong line-up will include Somerset player Nick Folland as well of range minor county sportsmen. James used to play for the club and his involvement led to the establishment of this regular fixture. The […]

Cricket: Annual Triangle Contest

Cricket: Annual Triangle Contest

Report by Colin Daly The annual Triangle cricket contest took place on a brilliant, sunny 19th July on St. Martin’s, taking the form of three T20 competitions between the three off-islands of St. Agnes’, St. Martin’s and Tresco. The weather on the day chosen did not come about by accident. It was decided that the search […]

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