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The Doc: condolence book

Cricketers from across the region gathered at Tynemouth Crematorium and Newcastle Cricket Club to mourn the passing of Alan “Doc” Docherty. Well over 150 people attended the funeral, so many that the majority had to listen silently outside as Humanist Celebrant Chris Haine conducted the service. Jethro Tull’s...

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Outdoor classroom to mark 125th

The Jesmond Ground became an outdoor classroom for two days as part of West Jesmond School’s celebrations of the 125th anniversary. Every pupil got their hands on bat and ball and took part in the excitement of matches. Club volunteers helped them find out secrets about the club on a Discovery Trail around the Ground and...

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Victorian Ghosts!

Cricketers from the very first match at the Jesmond Ground were surprise guests at West Jesmond School, as it marked the event’s 125th anniversary. The face-to-face encounter gave hundreds of pupils and teachers the chance to ask questions direct about that first match in July 1888 and the Ground’s history. BBC Look...

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Oyez! – 125 years after first match

Special ceremonies to mark the 125th anniversary of the very first match at Jesmond combined with two exciting matches and warm sunshine to make it a day to remember. Town Crier Marjorie Dodds lead the events, and declared: Welcome to Jesmond Cricket Club Current national cricket club of the year On this momentous day 125 years...

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1st XI make it four in a row

The 1st XI continued their recent good form by hammering Gateshead Fell by 8 wickets. The Fell batted first and were all out for 129 in the 26th over. Newcastle’s pace attack of Ben Raine (4 -22) Rich Stanyon (3 -35) and Callum Harding (2-54) proving far too good for them. In reply we cantered home with Jacques Du Toit...

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ECB praises new bat design

Radio Newcastle’s Breakfast Show is the latest media to report on a pioneering bat designed by Newcastle CC cricketer Leanne Cracknell. She worked with Junior WASP Will Hardy to develop an adapted bat suitable for players with a single arm. The bat featured in the Northumbria University Design Show and also the London Design...

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