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,…

Montagu Tollers at Saumur - 10 years on and still going strong

Montagu Tollers at Saumur – 10 years on and still going strong

2 special occasions on this windy/overcast/sunny/rainy week-end: Saumur CC turns 25 and our friendship with Jon Ralph’s Montagu Tollers Occasionals has now reached 10 summers. Lo how some grew taller and stronger while others just grew older and greyer… (or…

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 Loire – lost to fatigue and weather!

To make a long story short, we could have won the game, as we had our visitors in a very delicate position, chasing 157, and at one stage on 67/5. BUT – and notice the large “but” – I’m afraid…