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…

1st match of the season – a pretty good start

We had been waiting a long time for this first outdoor game, as outdoor practice started as early as April (which almost never happens due to standard weather conditions, but no flooding at all this winter & spring changed everything)….