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U11’s vs. Horton House

By Mark Bird | June 7, 2017

Horton House U11s visited Compton Park on Sunday morning, with the Cook’s in high spirits following their win in the previous match. A good practice session on the previous Tuesday evening also led to optimism for a good performance. The Horton skipper called correctly and the Cooks were asked to bat as the crowds began […]

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U13’s vs. Horton House

By Mark Bird | May 23, 2017

Summer arrived at Compton Park as the coats, scarves and hats were replaced by shorts and tee-shirts as the Cook’s U13s welcomed Horton House for the latest fixture. A late withdrawal saw a club debut for Thomas ‘Geoff’ Redmond, a popular addition for the Year 5 Cogenhoe lads. Skipper Jake lost the toss for the […]

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U11’s vs. West Haddon & Guilsborough

By Mark Bird | May 14, 2017

Under 11’s Match Report. Compton Park – 14th May 2017 A sunny but windy day saw the arrival of West Haddon and Guilsborough (WH & G) to Compton Park. Anya won her 2nd toss in a row and invited WH & G to bat. After last weeks fine spell of bowling Aidan Garratt opened the […]

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U13’s vs. St. Crispins Ryelands

By Mark Bird | May 9, 2017

Another autumnal May evening and the U13s made the trip to Duston to play St Crispin’s Ryelands [StCR]. Prashil Chauhan and Lilly Smith came into the team to replace Liam Morrissey and Anya Neal, Lilly making her club debut. Skipper Jake won the toss again and invited StCR to bat on the over-sized 22 yards […]

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U11’s vs. Brixworth – Sunday 6th May

By Mark Bird | May 9, 2017

Brixworth vs Cogenhoe – Sunday 6th May A lovely May morning saw the cooks arrive at the scenic Dallas Burston ground in Brixworth, eventually!  A road closure did not help our cause but coach Jon Smith did a fine job in the warm up and we were ready to go on time, just!  Good job […]

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Match Report: U13’s vs. ON B – 01/05/17

By Mark Bird | May 3, 2017

The May Day Bank Holiday Monday evening saw the opening U13s match of the season against ON’s B side at a chilly Compton Park. Last season saw the Cooks suffer a 10-wicket defeat but optimism was high amongst the team, having had a good series of winter practice. Will George and Archie Haldane were making […]

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Under 13 Team News – Monday 1st May

By Mark Bird | April 29, 2017

vs. Old Northamptonians ‘B’ at Compton Park, Cogenhoe Please meet at 5.40pm with game to start at 6pm. 1. Thompson 2. Morrissey, L 3. Morrissey, J (C) 4. Reeve 5. Garratt, A 6. George 7. Hellan 8. Haldane 9. Smith, M 10. Neal 11. Garratt, N If anyone needs a larger sized shirt for this […]

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Winter Nets 2017

By Mark Bird | December 23, 2016

Merry Christmas All, It is that time of the year where we start to look forward to the next season of cricket by announcing the Winter Nets. If you’ve been good you may have new kit to try out from Santa before the season kicks off too! We will be returning to Northampton College’s Sports […]

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U11’s vs. Saints – 24th July 2016

By Mark Bird | July 25, 2016

A bumper crowd was in place for the Cooks U11s final match of the season at Compton Park against Northampton Saints. Team news saw a debut for Mikey Smith replacing George Thompson who had been called up into Sam Allardyce’s first England squad.  Saints won the toss and decided to have a bat on the […]

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U11’s vs. Overstone Park – 17th July 2016

By Mark Bird | July 18, 2016

Overstone Park were the penultimate visitors of the season to Compton Park, and in true 2016 fashion…it rained, but only for about 5 minutes and the match started on time. Skipper Jake won the toss again and asked Overstone to bat.   What followed next was without doubt the best bowling & fielding performance of the […]

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U13’s vs. Overstone 11th July 2016

By Mark Bird | July 14, 2016

The last match of the season and the pitch at Overstone was in super nick as the U13s prepared to take on a perennially strong opponent.  Having won the toss, Alfie invited Overstone to bat. As it was the last game, everyone who wanted to bowl was getting a couple of overs and with the […]

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U11’s vs. OW’s/WI’s – 10th July 2016

By Mark Bird | July 11, 2016

The U11s travelled to the splendour of Wellingborough School to take on the combined OW’s/Wellingborough Indian’s team. Luke Venkatasamy replaced Anya Neal behind the stumps. The thatched pavilion and surroundings were a treat for the boys and their parents, especially given some of the legendary names that have played there over the years, including Sir Ian […]

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