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John Ford – RIP

24th March 2018 Posted in People and Umpires by Michael Weeks

CACO History page   Death of EJ (John) Ford aged 92 years The death has been announced of the long serving Cornwall Cricket Umpire John Ford (aged 92 years). Formerly of Troon and Beacon he passed away peacefully at the Beeches Nursing Home, Hayle on 16th March 2018. John enjoyed a lifetime of involvement in […]


Cornwall cricketer Charlotte Phillips lands her dream job.

16th February 2018 Posted in People and Women & Girls by Michael Weeks

  Courtesy Richard Walsh – Somerset CCC   Things couldn’t have worked out much better for Charlotte Phillips who is now into her fourth month working for Somerset County Cricket Club at the Cooper Associates County Ground.   Phillips who hails from Liskeard and completed her degree course at Cardiff Met University, is a keen […]

Gary Hughes RIP

Gary Hughes RIP

11th January 2018 Posted in People by Michael Weeks

It is with sadness to report that Gary Hughes passed away shortly before Christmas following a massive heart attack. He was only 48. Gary was a keen follower of cricket and a valued supporter of Callington CC and the Cornwall County Cricket Club, and he often attended County matches, both home and away. Gary’s son Tom […]


Lashings All Stars at Penzance

26th July 2017 Posted in People by Michael Weeks

Great game this afternoon at @PenzanceCricket @LashingsWorldXI thank you bery much! @LashingsWorldXI win by 32 runs. — Penzance Cricket (@PenzanceCricket) July 26, 2017 Lashings batted first and scored 174-5 off their 20 overs (Wasim Jaffer 101* (6×4’s & 6 x 6’s), Luke Proctor 34, Yasir Arafat 16; Dan Lello 2-37), Penzance/Hayle/Ludgvan 144-7 off their […]


Matt Thomas – St Just RIP

21st June 2017 Posted in People by Michael Weeks

Matt Thomas A stalwart and long serving groundsman of St Just Cricket Club, Matt Thomas, has passed away aged 96. One of ten children he came from a sporting family, his sister Irene played for England Ladies against New Zealand in 1953. Matt took over looking after the St Just pitch in 1942 when his […]