Bournemouth School Associates Cricket Club

A call to arms!

The BSA Cricket Club started life in 1969 as a Bournemouth School staff team, which played games mid-week and on Sundays either at Castle Lane on the school ground or in the surrounding countryside, often in close proximity to a country pub. As time passed and staff left or got older, the club opened its doors to include parents of pupils. With the further passage of time, the staff element of the team disappeared completely and the remit widened further to include Old Boys of the school.

Staff here include Ken Maxted (centre) John Hawkins (seated) and Mike Webb (behind John Hawkins)

Which brings us to 2018, one year short of our half-century. Once again we find ourselves short of sufficient players to field a team and with a real doubt as to whether we can make it to 50 years.

If there are any Old Boys out there who would like an occasional, or regular game on a Sunday afternoon (no mid-week matches these days) please get in touch with me on 01202 248211. We play most of our matches away, within an hour of Bournemouth, with a rare home game at Hurn Bridge Sports Club. Rockbourne, Wimborne, Bryanston School and Shillingstone are just some of the venues we hope to be visiting this summer. Our next game is June 3rd. We play most Sundays excluding Bank Holidays.

Hoping to hear from some of you.

Graham Jones (BSA President)

3 thoughts on “Bournemouth School Associates Cricket Club

  1. The staff team photo was almost certainly taken at Clayesmore School. Other staff (from left to right) Vic Gaunt, Rob Berry, the French Assistant of the time, Not certain, John Cardew, KRM, MGW, JH, Mr Brooke (I think) Tony Yonge. Thanks for the message from Danny Aloba.

    Best wishes,

    Mike Webb.

  2. It’s great to hear from Mr. Webb. A towering figure in my life. Thought of him many times over the years. Hope I can catch up with him at some point

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