Youth

U11’s vs. Brixworth

By Mark Bird | May 11, 2016

The Cooks U11s travelled to Brixworth’s Dallas Burston Ground on a scorching May morning having had to change the fixture due to a car boot sale at Compton Park. Having won the toss and opting to bowl first, Prasil and new boy Mohit took the new ball on the green track.  The opening Brixworth pair […]

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U13 vs. St Crispin’s Ryelands

By Mark Bird | May 6, 2016

U13s kick off with a tough encounter The Cooks U13s travelled to Duston to take on the perennially strong St Crispin’s Ryelands team under threat of a typical Bank Holiday Monday storm. This will be an interesting season as a number of players move from U11 to U13 cricket and the fact that once you […]

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U11’s vs. St Crispin’s Ryelands

By Mark Bird | May 6, 2016

U11s in last-ball thriller The Cooks U11s started the season in bright and breezy conditions at Compton Park on Sunday against St Crispin’s Ryelands.  Having lost the toss and being asked to bat first, Aidan Garratt and Prasil Chauhan entered the fray. Both played with intent and found the boundary with excellent shots during their […]

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Youth Update: A Look Ahead

By Mark Bird | April 22, 2016

Dear Parents/Guardians, I thought it would be worth setting out the plans for Junior Practice this summer, so that everyone is aware of what is happening. We try to cater for children of ages 6-14 at our weekly practices, with a mix of ECB Qualified Coaches, Coach Support Workers and parent volunteers. The main aims […]

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2015 Youth Round Up

By Roy Quennell | November 19, 2015

  The 2015 season proved to be one of the more successful in recent seasons, both from the performance of the U11s, but also the integration of several more junior players into the Saturday Senior and Midweek sides.  This was also highlighted by the increased attendance at junior practice on Friday nights, as the club […]

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JUNIOR COOKS SERVE UP A DOUBLE OVER WOLLASTON

By Nick Lester | September 6, 2015

U11s v Wollaston Friday 28th August 2015 The final Friday of the season saw the Junior Cooks welcome local rivals back to Compton Park for the second U11 fixture between the two teams this season.  The Cooks were looking to secure the double over their rivals. Having lost the toss, Wollaston were invited to bat […]

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Excellent Saints Show Their Class Against Plucky Cooks

By Nick Lester | August 5, 2015

U11s v Northampton Saints Sunday 2nd August 2015 For the second match running, the junior Cooks were to face a team packed with representative standard cricketers, as the team travelled to Birchfield Road to take on the Saints U11s. Last season the Cooks should have won the game, but rumours were rife that this year’s […]

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VALIANT PERFOMANCE FROM U11s NOT ENOUGH TO TROUBLE OVERSTONE

By Nick Lester | July 20, 2015

U11s v Overstone Sunday 19th July 2015 The unchanged Cook’s U11s welcomed Overstone U11s to Compton Park yesterday for a rare home league fixture this summer. On the back of last week’s inconsistent performances, the challenge was to do the basics right. The number of County and District players in the Overstone team would make […]

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Mixed Fortunes In Local Derbies

By Nick Lester | July 13, 2015

U11s v Wollaston Friday 10th July 2015 AND U11s v ONs B Sunday 12th July 2015 The Cook’s U11s showed their Jekyll and Hyde character over the weekend, recording a fantastic win against Wollaston on Friday night, but the 48hr celebrations must have affected them, as they put in an horrific showing against ONs B […]

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U11’s vs Old Northamptonian’s A

By Nick Lester | July 7, 2015

U11s v Old Northamptonian’s A Sunday 5th July 2015 The Cook’s U11s made the short trip to Billing Road to take on the usually formidable ONs ‘A’, after a week off due to the weather. Ever-present George Thompson was absent, with Hrishi Dave taking the wicket-keeping duties. Skipper Jake Morrissey won the toss again and […]

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JUNIOR COOKS UNABLE TO SECURE A HAT-TRICK

By Nick Lester | June 22, 2015

U11s v Horton House Sunday 21st June 2015 The Cooks made the short trip to Horton for the local derby on the back of two consecutive wins, confident of avoiding the 100-run trouncing received at Horton last season. Spencer Smith and Liam Morrissey returned to the team, replacing Hrishi Dave and Oliver Woolley. Horton won […]

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Summer Holiday Cricket Camp

By Mark Bird | June 18, 2015

Chris Perry of Cogenhoe Primary School and Club Captain of Wollaston CC is hosting a 4-Day Cricket Camp in August. This is open to Children between the ages of 7 and 14. For further details or to apply please contact Chris on 07834197448 or if you prefer via email on [email protected]

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