Tag Archives: David Currie

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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The Persimmon Village Cup: Scots throw down challenge

Village clubs were dealing in fractions as the regional quarter-finals of the Persimmon Village Cup took place on last Sunday. In Scotland, Torrance Community – the club just north of Glasgow founded in 2010 – travelled 150 miles north to … Continue reading

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