John Fuller

Journalist, author and conquering Yorkshire one cricket tea at a time.

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Dandelion and Burdock and Don: When Yorkshire played at Settle Cricket Club

Author David Mitchell conjures up an adapted chapter from his new cricket book, From Snicket to Wicket. Here, David reminisces of his childhood at Settle Cricket Club and the spectacle of the annual match against Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Cricket has been in my blood since Grandad took me to watch Yorkshire play Australia at Bradford in 1961. A significant… Read more →

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Have your say in the Cricket Yorkshire Reader Survey

Your views always matter here at CYHQ and this is the time of year when I ask for readers to share their opinions on: What articles you like What interviews you want How the website performs on desktop/mobile What products/services you are willing to buy here It’s been a really encouraging year with more people reading the Cricket Yorkshire website… Read more →

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View from the stands on Yorkshire Vikings’ Abu Dhabi T20 adventure

Yorkshire County Cricket Club fan Phil Rose reports from Abu Dhabi on the inaugural Abu Dhabi T20. Images taken by Dubai-based pro photographer Neville Hopwood who was kind enough to respond to emails on his Sunday while out in the world’s largest sand desert called the Empty Quarter. Over to Phil…. In case you missed it, Yorkshire Vikings’ quest for world domination… Read more →

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Who is the top-ranked Premier League club in Yorkshire?

It’s now been three years since the Yorkshire Cricket Board (YCB) and the various leagues restructured Yorkshire cricket. Since 2016, there have been four Premier Leagues and the winners of each meet in two semi-finals and a final to decide on Yorkshire’s Champion club. There is a caveat – any clubs winning those leagues not from Yorkshire don’t obviously qualify… Read more →

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A nod and a munch to the best cricket teas in Yorkshire

Those of you who are regular readers of Cricket Yorkshire will know that I flag up the quality of the cricket teas around the county during my adventures. Purely for academic purposes and nothing whatsoever to do with a voracious sweet tooth, I’ve built an encyclopaedia over the years in my head of those Yorkshire grounds where a satisfying cricket… Read more →

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