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

7th August 2020
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V&A vs. Legends XI

  We of the V&A like the Legends XI very much. In recent seasons we’ve erred, somewhat uncharitably, on the stronger side of team selection and made a bit of a mess of their bowling attack. Not so this year! It was a cracking game, full of intrigue, champagne moments, suicidal run-outs, collapses, sixes. It had everything and was greatly supported by the families of both sides, which always adds to the occasion. The V&A won the toss, and invited the opposition to take the field. In the pavilion, whilst Messrs. Tetlow (2) and Turpie (3) got into their work at the top of the inning, discussions were had on the etymology of ‘Stonor’. Many among us pronounce it ‘stoner‘. Naturally, this has nothing to do with Emley and Bowden’s personal habits – it just is what it is. But it has been discovered that plenty pronounce it ‘stonnoor‘, including […]
26th July 2020
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V&A vs. Turville Park CC

This fixture was played at Turville Park Cricket Club The match v Turville Park was declared ‘on’ (around 9 am) by skipper Nick Derewlany, despite a dodgy forecast, because Turville had said we should play and etiquette thus demanded our presence. Adam Jacot, for one, looked at the sky, harumphed, reluctantly bolted his muesli, patted Emma and ‘sped’ down in his jalopy. He wished he hadn’t. Tom Bird was catching salmon on the Tweed, Jonkers was busy reading a book, Andy Jones was probably in the recovery position. Lucky them. I now eschew strong drink but not out of choice. I do not recommend it. Memory is better; I am not quite so repetitive but these things are marginal. Turville Park is where we used to play 40 years ago before moving to Stonor, for the better view and the cheaper pitch (only £25 then). There was a chestnut tree […]
 

We play at Stonor Park, near Henley on Thames.

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V&A CC

 

President

Ted Dexter Esq. CBE

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 Boris Johnson MP

Rt Hon Sir John Major KG, CH

Jeremy Paxman Esq.

Doug Walters Esq.

Bruno Wollheim Esq.

 

V&A CC 2019 Season Awards

Cricketer Of The Year Lachlan Nieboer   
Batsman Andy Taylor  
Partnership Adam Jacot & Nick Emley   
Bowler Lachlan Nieboer   
Bowling Feat Marc Terblanche   

Innings Rob Taylor
Wicketkeeper
 Phil Goodliffe  
Catch Jago Poynter
Run Out Christiaan Jonkers    
Lifetime Achievement Sarah Jenkins