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April Showers

After the Baris Northern Counties East(er) Groundhop, there was barely time to draw breath before it was Bank Holiday Easter Monday and the enticing prospect of three games in a day! Three games in a day used to be pretty easy as teams scattered kick off times like confetti at a white wedding, but of […]

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Baris Northern Counties East(er) League – Easter Groundhop – April 2012

This Easter’s groundhop brings back memories of Easter 1969 when, good Catholic son that I was, I had the temerity in the teeth of my mother’s strong and heated opposition, to go and watch my ┬álocal team, Chorley, playing a Northern Premier League match at home to great rivals Morecambe. It was as much to […]

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The Dog Days of March 2012

After all the excitement of Spain and Wales and The Central Midlands League Bonanza, the last few days of March were a quiet period when dogs lie low and expectation rises in anticipation of the next big hop and before you know where you are……………..the cricket season! Already, I have got upwards of fifty cricket […]

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