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The Winter Tour: January cricket in the Yorkshire Dales

The drive from the direction of Leeds to the village of Appletreewick in the Yorkshire Dales took us intrepid cricket explorers through sumptuous scenery. After the vast panorama dropping down past the Cow and Calf to Ilkley, there is leafy decadence as we zipped past Bolton Abbey Cricket Club and onto our destination in Wharfedale. Parked at The New Inn… Read more →

Graham Hyde Nidderdale Cricket League

Jekyll and Hyde: Life as Nidderdale Cricket League Secretary

It comes to something when stalwarts as invested in recreational cricket as Graham Hyde decide to call it a day. We are less than a minute into a roving conversation about the health of Yorkshire club cricket and the outgoing Honorary Secretary of the Theakston Nidderdale Cricket League puffs out his cheeks. In relief or despair? Actually, it transpires that… Read more →

Cricket and Caroline’s cheeseburgers at Clifton Alliance

Clifton Alliance Cricket Club had come up in conversation and been recommended a few times by those that know their cricket and it did not disappoint. Ostensibly visiting York Cricket Club for The Cricket Paper, a growing stomach and rumours of a ‘proper cricket tea’ meant wandering over to CACC’s refurbished clubhouse was a no-brainer. Clifton Alliance Cricket Club are… Read more →

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