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, 24 October 1993

Roseberry FM coming soon

A new FM radio station devoted to Middlesex opening batsman Mike Roseberry went live to air for the first time last night.
Roseberry FM is "run by fans for fans" interested in non-stop Roseberry news and discussion.
It is a ladies only venture that encourages listeners to share fantasies and hypno-romance tips.



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?
Hoggshire League
Live Scores
Tipside Tigers
38-7
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Plague Moor

Rillington Place Third X1
37-9
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Park Royal Pederasts
24-6

Moth Meadow
29-9
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National Socialists
17-7

Nettles Green
49-2
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Horse Field

Summerisle Strollers
46-3
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Egg Thieves Rock
0-1

Verruca Bath under 12s
0-1
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Trench Lice
0-9

Cannibal Caves
36-9
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West Crematorium
9-2

Leech Beck
19
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Rickets Wood
1-9

East Midden
19-1
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Bramble Park
12-2

Kitten Sack Pond
45-2
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Fish Sands
34-4

Green Fountain under 14s
23-7
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Goats of Mendis Second X1
2-8

Hoggshire Cricket News
Umpire blows fortune on wishing well
' Player power ' blamed for umpire's death
The ' crazy world ' of Arthur Brown
Tributes paid to radioactive tea lady
Girl in cellar was ' niece', wicketkeeper tells court
Scorer's body exhumed in missing pencil probe.
PA announcer admits inciting riot
Steward fined for saber tooth tiger hoax
Tea time bear stampede impresses Valerie Singleton
Scorer looted Ladbrokes pencils