Monthly Archives: May 2014

Social Media

As a lot of folks know we’re a bit on the “traditional” side at Salmagundi, but there is a sporadically updated Facebook Group and some random ramblings from the captain on this twitter account.  So if that’s what you enjoy, … Continue reading

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SGCC XI vs Sunday Times at Dulwich, 1.30pm Sunday 1st June

Flaming June (hopefully) arrives and here’s the Gardeners’ XI: Richard Higginbottom    [captain] David Hollingsworth Chris Packham Stuart Bruce Jason Topp Lord Fakenham Chris Spicer    [keeper] Will Towers Nick Duckett Conor Aspel Steve Bulman

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Team: 6pm Thursday 29 May vs Woodstock at Parliament Hill

TONIGHT’S MATCH CANCELLED OWING TO WET GROUND Nick Duckett   [captain] Richard Higginbottom Lord Fakenham David Hollingsworth Stuart Bruce Roger McCann Tim Clamp Paul Jordan Joel Kinahan Jeff Round Chris Spicer Jeremy Gostick Richard Higginbottom, 29th May 2014

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Learning to bat

A long time ago I entered into a conversation at Old Buckenham with one of the senior players who coached, John Lund.  “First shot I teach kids – the pull to leg – gets them to appreciate the importance of … Continue reading

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Season goes into full swing

Cricket Season now in full swing … details of our game vs Woodstock on this link.  In the meantime, PLAYERS PLEASE for the following games.  I’ve noted down who has already made themselves available.  Let me know a.s.a.p. if you … Continue reading

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SGCC XI vs Woodstock, 1.30pm Golders Green, Sun 18 May

Richard Higginbottom [captain] Paul Jordan Lord Fakenham Jeff Round Patrick Bolster Mark Buttle Jim Monahan Chris Spicer Thomas Bolster Nick Duckett Joel Kinahan 12th Man:  Tom Monahan Richard Higginbottom, 16th May 2014

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Oh Jesus ….

… good parts and bad parts to our first game of the season in Cambridge.  Read the sometimes happy, sometimes sad tale on this link. Next Sunday we’re up at Golders Green for the first time in 2014 to face … Continue reading

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SGCC XI at Jesus College Cambridge 1.30pm

Richard Higginbottom [captain, wicket keeper] Paul Brasted Mark Buttle Nick Duckett David Hollingsworth Joel Kinahan Roger McCann James McCaughran Chris Packham David Stead Adam Wood  

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Join The Gardeners

Got an itchy feeling in your spinning finger?  Surely that inswinging yorker you used to be able to produce from time to time is still in your armoury … a glorious Cover Drive, watching the fielder run after it in … Continue reading

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Bad Day at Parliament Hill

Bit of a stuffing from our old friends Abdul Aziz on Sunday.  Our one silver lining was the return of David Stead – impromptu as one of us had stepped down with no notice and Dave was coming along to … Continue reading

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