The V&A
Cricket Club


 

Welcome to the V&A Cricket Club (est. 1975), a club that plays at Stonor Park in Oxfordshire.

Latest Match Reports

3rd July 2022
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V&A v Royal Household X1

Our opponents this week were Her Majesty’s Royal Household, one of the revered (or inconvenient depending on how you look at it) away games that pop up in the V&A fixture list a few times a year. It seems remiss to leave match report duties to the only full-time Australian in the V&A squad (although we were charmed by Robbie Lawson, ex-V&A regular, this week) when I’m probably the least qualified to comment on Her Majesty. We are part of the Commonwealth and Nicky Bird once said I was “rather couth for an Australian”, but the fact remains in the land of convicts, ruffians and great cricketers, the Monarch is dreadfully irrelevant in most circles. Don’t show this to Frogmore, I want to come back and play next year.  We were quorate with 11 by Tuesday surprisingly (+ guests). We have struggled to get an XI together most weeks this […]
20th June 2022
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V & A vs Bandits

Cricket was not made easy this week as the Saturday weather forecast wavered throughout along with the list of names on the team sheet. Effervescent skipper Joe Tetlow powered on admirably regardless, taking on double duty as skipper and caterer, with a willing bunch (of 9) in tow.  Our opposition, hailing from Battersea, returned to Stonor no doubt with proud memories of a victory last season. What we were lacking in numbers we hoped to make up for in (relative) quality.  Due to our low numbers and some possible early departures, Tetlow informed us he was hoping to bowl to avoid costly gaps in the field later on. He then returned from the ceremonial toss in the middle proffering a straight but slightly unwelcome batting motion.  Adam Jacot was quick to encourage Joe not to play the humble captain and bat where he wanted and quite rightly he put himself […]
 

We play at Stonor Park, near Henley on Thames.

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V&A CC

 

President

Michael Atherton Esq. OBE

Hon. Vice President

The late Keith Miller Esq. MBE

“Pressure? I’ll tell you what pressure is. Pressure is a Messerschmitt up your arse. Pressure is not playing cricket."

Vice Presidents

Nigel Allsop Esq.

Michael Atherton OBE

Simon Barnes Esq.

Terence Blake Esq.

Rt Hon The Lord Camoys GCVO, PC, DL

Lady Dowding

Phil Edmonds Esq.

Tony Fisher Esq.



Ernest J Franklin Esq.

Andrew J. Fraser Esq. CMG

Nicholas J. Jenkins Esq.

Rt Hon Sir John Major KG, CH

Jeremy Paxman Esq.

Doug Walters Esq.

Bruno Wollheim Esq.

Mrs. Annette Jacot de Boinod

Mrs. Sarah Jenkins

 

V&A CC 2021 Season Awards

Cricketer Of The Year Joe Tetlow

Players Player Adam Jacot

Batsman Ollie Marsh  

Partnership Phil Goodliffe & Nicky Bird   

Bowler Christiaan Jonkers   

Bowling Feat Baz Street   

Innings Andy Jones

Wicketkeeper Matt Wright  

Catch Nick Derewlany

Run Outs Charlie Hunt & Theo Grantham    

Lifetime Achievement Sarah Jenkins