We're looking to get at least 40 player profiles on here. Blake will be doing the current players. Whilst I wallow in all our yesterdays!

Kenneth Ian Pert

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Kenneth Ian Pert… WEED There are obvious exceptions, but the general rule is that exceptional sportsmen have an edge to their character. A quality needed that sets them apart from the nice guys. This rule of thumb is especially true…

Ross Packham

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Player Profile: Ross Packham Ross Packham, underniably one of Challow's brightest stars when he broke onto the scene 10 years ago, still performing at the highest level for Challow and another player who has been through the ups and downs of…

Joe Harris

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''I'd like to push for promotion'' said 1st team captain, Joe Harris. For the first time in a number of years, Challow has seen 3 newly appointed captains for their 3 respective teams in the Cherwell cricket league for the 2021 season (disregarding…

Freddie Robson

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Freddie Robson is best known for his free-flowing strokeplay at the top of the order. The 19-year-old stamped his authority on the 1st team last season as he top scored for runs across the season in what was a struggling…

Ryan Gordon

By Blake

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This former club captain is ever present in 1st XI fixtures, playing in 103 out of 108 matches between 2014 and 2019 in cherwell fixtures. As captain Gordon took the 1st XI to promotion from division 2, showing his great leadership which…

Julian Penney - Nobby!


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So much to say and so little time and space. A fine opening bat, decent captain through some bad times and good. Undoubtedly one of the club’s finest socialisers it’s been my pleasure to spend an evening ending up under…

Chris Warboys

Simply the Best

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I guess that no one could argue that Warblers was the best wicket keeper batsmen in the club’s history. Exceptionally fine keeper and a top batsman, scorer of league hundreds, always effective at getting under the skin of both opposition…

Conor Jones

*Awaiting an image for the jones boy*

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Conor Jones is an experienced bowler in the top 2 divisions of the Cherwell League and has only ever made appearances for the 1st XI at Challow since becoming a regular member in 2012. This experience at a still young…

Nigel Hill

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From a 16-year-old baby faced assassin, capable of batting top six in a strong Trinity League winning team, to the Greek god of his twenties, to the brick-built outhouse of his later years. Nigel was as complete an all-round cricketer…

Karl (the pub landlord) Humphries

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An old photo, but Karl in all his moody, mustachioed, mulleted, magnificence. At this time, the leading league wicket taker in a title winning team, hard-boiled and barely into his 20’s. Quick enough and skiddy, with a bit in the…