1st fixture soon...

1st fixture soon…

We almost had a Saumur-Doué warm-up – except of course for the weather… Well, you know, it IS cricket after all. Damp, miserable, cold, everything conspiring to prevent you from enjoying the simple things in life (playing ball!). We were…

August matches - Saumur Sloggers on a roll

August matches – Saumur Sloggers on a roll

I thought I had written a very short article about the great visit of our new friends the Coffee Taverners – but I was apparently too tired for that (playing 3 week-ends in a row does take a toll). No…

2 more tough, hard-fought wins

2 more tough, hard-fought wins

Just some photos, right now too many things to do – and recover – after this week-end of gritty and tough cricket. Congrats everyone (including those of us who played for the visitors) for their commitment and performance. Er, really,…

2 good wins - and never mind the weather

2 good wins – and never mind the weather

After 3 months without much water on the pitch, we got seriously served with enough rain to make it look like we were back in 2010. But the pitch remained rather true, showing that the water had seeped in too…

Match vs Petosse (ex-Maillé) – Win n°2

A lot less heat this first Sunday of June, which was quite welcome after last week-end’s scorcher. We also used the same pitch, meaning it was very hard and bouncy, but also started to show serious signs of misbehaving in…