Author Archives: David Currie

The Cricketer announce Yorkshire Tea as National Village Cup sponsor

The Cricketer is delighted to unveil Yorkshire Tea as the 2012 sponsor of the National Village Cup, which will be known as the Yorkshire Tea Village Cup. The Harrogate-based family tea merchants join a proud list of former sponsors that … Continue reading

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2012 National Village Cup Draw

The draw for the 2012 National Village Cup has now been made. The competition, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year gets under way on Sunday, April 22 with the Preliminary Round. Please note that the regional boundaries of some … Continue reading

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Dates for the 2012 National Village Cup announced

The Cricketer can now confirm the fixture dates for the 2012 National Village Cup. They are as follows: Preliminary round Sunday, April 22 First round Sunday, May 6 Second round Sunday, May 20 Third round Sunday, June 3 Fourth round … Continue reading

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The National Village Cup 2012 Rules

Here is the complete list of Rules and Conditions for the 2012 National Village Cup. We have made a few additions and changes to last year’s rules which are detailed in BOLD below. Please ensure you have read these thoroughly and consider … Continue reading

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First-time finalists make it to Lord’s

Lord’s will host two new finalists for the 2011 Persimmon Village Cup final. Woodhouses of Lancashire and Rottingdean of Sussex will walk through the Long Room and make their way out of the Pavilion to play on cricket’s grandest stage … Continue reading

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Persimmon Village Cup semi-finalists decided

The semi-finalists for the Persimmon Village Cup have been decided – with all four travelling sides in Sunday’s quarters going through. A classic Roses encounter awaits in the northern semi: Lancashire – represented by Michael Atherton’s local village side, Woodhouses … Continue reading

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Persimmon Village Cup: National Round 6

Lord’s is now two months and two wins away for the quarter-finalists of the Persimmon Village Cup, seven of whom were decided after last weekend’s national round. The two giantkillers from the South East, Mistley (Essex) and Rottingdean (Sussex) will … Continue reading

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Persimmon Village Cup: National Round 5

Where once there were 286 teams, now there are 16. The Persimmon Village Cup is heading to its latter stages after the first national round took place last weekend. Here’s a round-up of the action. SOUTH-EAST There were tight finishes … Continue reading

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Persimmon Village Cup: Into the national rounds

Just as in the Rose Bowl Test match, the weather tried its hardest to derail the regional finals of the Persimmon Village Cup last weekend. After a wash-out a week earlier when only three of the 32 matches returned a positive outcome … Continue reading

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The Persimmon Village Cup: Close encounters

The regional semi-finals of the Persimmon Village Cup took place on Sunday as teams edge ever closer to the national rounds – and, whisper it, the Lord’s final. Home advantage paid dividends in Derbyshire as Holmesfield edged out Brailsford & … Continue reading

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