News

Nightmare for family as umpire comes to stay

Young Toby Harrison's unusual hobby brought a nightmare for his unsuspecting family as a friendless umpire took advantage.
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On this day in cricket, 20 April 2010

Duckworth and Lewis to seperate

Revolutionary cricket mathmaticians Duckworth and Lewis are to split, their publicist said today.
' The seperation is amicable and they remain good friends. No-one else is involved. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time.''



Opinion

Pleasure and frustration: a weekend at the Umpire Inn

The first hotel in the world to cater specifically to the needs of cricket umpires has received mixed reviews from a group of elite umpires.

News

Cricket official couldn’t stop freak accident

A Hoggshire League cricket official has defended his decision to leave his wife in a dangerous situation.

News

Rule change ends 125 years of cricket history

Hoggshire league side Plague Moor are changing a club rule that has stood for over 125 years. But not everyone is happy about it.

News

Veteran cricket umpire interrogated

A sixty-seven year-old cricket umpire became the focus of an intense investigation when he claimed he could milk cats.

Features

Marriage, me, and the RSPB

He was the golden boy of Hoggshire cricket at a time when regional greats abounded. These days Boris Gripper is a recovering addict in a viewless room at Green Fountain Sanatorium.

News

Umpire's ordeal is "no joke"

"It was a funny old day" for Hoggshire league umpire 'Boring' Norman Makepiece. A bizarre sequence of events left him questioning his sanity ... but even worse news was to follow. However, in a PDCC exclusive, we ask: is it all a terrible misunderstanding?
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Club president swapped wife for a scratch card
Giant spider invasion leads to fixture pile-up
Fielders told to keep pets off pitch during play
Tea time bear stampede impresses Valerie Singleton
Steward fined for saber tooth tiger hoax
Umpire turns down East Africa appeal
Tributes paid to radioactive tea lady
Kit Kat theft linked to tealady.
Illingworth imposter stole soup.
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