The Cooks Report

By Mark Bird | October 14, 2020

  Welcome to my final Cooks report of 2020, more on that later. When I left you last, it was the eve of our semi final showdown with Rushton. An opposition who had beaten us on our last 3 meetings. The semi-final was drawn to take place at Compton Park, a great boost to Cogenhoe […]

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The Most Successful Sporting Team in the Village

By Mark Bird | September 23, 2020

Cogenhoe Cricket Club Under 9s are officially the most successful sporting team in the Village after their 100% successful campaign. Played: 1, Won: 1 A great game played on Wednesday 16th September at the Grange in Earl’s Barton. Cogenhoe were victorious by the score of 260 to 237. Many thanks must go to Earl’s Barton […]

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Roy Quennell – Lifetime Achiever Award – OSCAs

By Mark Bird | July 31, 2020

Our former Chairman, and now Head of Fundraising, Roy Quennell received the notable ‘Lifetime Achiever Award’ at yesterdays ‘Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards’ (OSCAs). Roy continues to be an immeasurable servant to the Cricket Club and his ethics, values and passion for cricket are echoed in how we go about all aspects of the game. […]

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Club Statement

By Mark Bird | July 4, 2020

As you may be aware Cogenhoe Cricket Club has a 138 year history within the village and for the last 25 years has occupied part of Compton Park.

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The Cooks Report – June 2020

By Nick Lester | June 12, 2020

Sponsored by Richard James Estate Agents Anyone who has ever graced a cricket pitch in the month of April in England will testify it is usually a cold, bracing affair. For me at least, it is usually time spent delighted to be back out on the pitch, but wearing as many cricket jumpers as possible, […]

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The Cooks Report – May 2020

By Nick Lester | June 12, 2020

Sponsored by Richard James Estate Agents Greetings all, firstly I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Nick Lester and I am going to be writing the Cogenhoe Cricket Club column for Roy Quennell over the summer. As a village resident and a playing member of Cogenhoe C.C. the idea is for me to give readers […]

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Second XI Captaincy

By Mark Bird | September 3, 2018

Statement Following my three year run as Second XI Captain and discussions with the Committee we have agreed to mutually part ways. Personal commitments along with a desire to avoid the behind-the-scenes matters have strongly shaped this decision. The vision was to continue the good work put in by the previous Captains and strike a […]

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Keith Parsons

By Mark Bird | November 26, 2017

It is with great shock and sadness we were informed of the sudden passing of Keith Parsons. Keith joined Cogenhoe back in 2005 and his involvement was down to Phil Whiteman. Phil was a manager at DHL Homebase whilst Keith was a union representative. From a work perspective the two shared many a tussle during […]

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By Mark Bird | September 10, 2017

The Second XI made the trip to Higham Ferrers II for their second to last game of the season. Confidence was high after securing promotion the previous weekend however confidence in the weather was more dubious! Forecasts from a range of weather sources, including scouts in Wellingborough and Kettering, put the game in real jeopardy. […]

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Mission Accomplished

By Mark Bird | September 5, 2017

The seconds headed to scenic Boughton to face bottom team Horton House IV’s with the knowledge that one win from their final three games would secure promotion back to Division 10 of the NCL. Skipper Mark won the toss, the inevitable call followed. Bowling first on an extremely grassy track with a wealth of available […]

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Fantasy Cricket Update – 15

By Mark Bird | August 22, 2017
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Cooks Bowlers Dominate

By Mark Bird | August 21, 2017

Burton Latimer thirds visited Compton Park for the seconds final home game of the 2017 season, with blustery conditions being the order of the day. Stand in skipper Ryan lost the toss, the opposition chose to bat, given that they only had 9 players present at the time.  Changes were needed to the attack as […]

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