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The Ex- Chairman’s Diary of Oundle Town’s Season

Archive for April 2008

The O.T.C.C. Septic Tank Mystery! A Corker!(So to speak)

April 22, 2008

Septic tanks are funny things. Hidden underground, doing a job with the waste products of OTCC members! However, how do you get at one? Well, the only way is to get an effluence engineer to come and clean your pipes out! There are many candidates in any club who would qualify as an effluence engineer […]

Separated at Birth No 4

April 16, 2008

     Leslie Ash            Titch  This is with thanks from The Riddler, Rafa & the boys!                                 

A Hearty Oundle Town Welcome

April 15, 2008

View from the Boundary would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to our new Overseas Player and Coach for the forthcoming season. Mr Martin Van der Merwe. I’m sure all at OTCC would like to wish Martin a pleasant stay in our town and hope that he enjoys the cricket, company and a few beers! […]

Mr Marriott’s Erection Poser!

April 14, 2008

On one of his fleeting visits to Milton Road in a busy week! Mr Marriott, on spying a view that took his eye, was heard to set a members challenge! When it comes to new erections Mr Marriott is well qualified to adjudicate on size and angle and this particular erection was, to his keen […]

Oundle School 1st XI v Oundle Town

April 12, 2008

This weekend sees two matches between Oundle School and Oundle Town. Ten Years ago it would have been billed as Teenagers v Geriatrics and the geriatrics would have been chasing 300+ runs and the schoolboys would have been haring around the field. NOT THIS YEAR CHAPS! The Oundle Town team set up contains a number of players […]

Who the Hell Came up with this?

April 9, 2008

It’s the beginning of  a new season and already the ECB are planning the future of English Cricket. Not content with inflicting CricketFarce upon us, now cricket clubs are being encouraged to become a night creche for the Junior section. The new ECB  is now being driven to support projects such as this wonderful example of community spirited […]

Groundfarce 2008

April 7, 2008

Yesterday the sun came out, the snow stayed away and the pavilion and grounds was given a general spruce up. In fact a PGR skip was filled in the space of two hours and the ground now looks set fair for the new season. This is the first OTCC Roll of honour for 2008:THANKS TO […]

Forthoming Items in the blog

April 5, 2008

As the new season gets underway I feel I should highlight to you the reader some of the items that will feature in the blog this season. I thought it would be quite nice to get an interview with our stalwart overseas coach when he arrives so I plan on sitting down with Merwe over […]


April 3, 2008

This weekend sees all hands to the pump at Milton Road and on Sunday it’s the ECB in conjunction with Bodger’s the Builders as it’s ‘2008 GROUND-FARCE DAY’ The day when all those members tattooed with ‘MUG’ on their forehead turn up to spruce up the Pavilion and ground for the other 420 members who […]