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23 Jun 2019
Go Westley

In a world full of uncertainty and confusion, of one thing you can be sure: Matt Westley will crown the big moment with a boundary. And so it was on a muggy day at the Rec, as the gentlemen of Fernhurst's Sunday XI sought redemption for the 2018 fixt... [ Read more ]

23 Jun 2019
U11 Foxes claim second win of season at Wood Street Village

A second outing for the Fernhurst Foxes saw them travel to Wood Street. The weather at last allowed for some cricket to be played and the Foxes were in fine form. Under the diligent gaze of Captain Alex, the Foxes assembled their field and bowled fir... [ Read more ]

10 Jun 2019
Fernhurst's County players

pic: Louis Eden of Fernhurst & Sussex We are delighted by the news that several of our young players have again been selected for county action this summer. Sussex County Cricket Club invites hundreds of children to trials every September and many th... [ Read more ]

06 Jun 2019
FCC JUNIOR BBQ 7/6/2019 - POSTPONED

Unfortunately due to the poor weather forecast for tomorrow (Friday 7th June) we have taken the decision to cancel the junior BBQ. We will update you all of the new date in due course.   PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT MEAN ANY SCHEDULED LEAGUE MATCHES DU... [ Read more ]

03 Jun 2019
Sunday XI defeated by middle-age Spread

Visiting from south London, the Spread came to Fernhurst hopeful of continuing their winning streak against the hosts. Based on the heat of the early afternoon, the stand-in skipper Westley elected to bat first. But it was the Spread who took the ear... [ Read more ]

27 May 2019
Stark Rise to Kirdford

A desolate leader, brought down by an uncompromising opponent and internal factionalism, driven to tears by the bleak reality of their own inadequacies. If only there was some wider metaphor we could apply to the visibly aged skipper of Fernhurst's S... [ Read more ]

21 May 2019
U11 Foxes sparkle in summer sunshine v Grayshott U11 Pelicans!

A perfect morning for cricket saw the first outing of the Fernhurst Foxes this season against Grayshott. Alex Sinclair ably captained the side and drew first blood by winning the toss and electing to field first. Thomas Raymond and Harry Cork shared ... [ Read more ]

13 May 2019
Petworth Parklife

pic: FCC top scorer Bill Gourlay delights the crowd with his high elbow. Lillee & Thommo, Trueman & Statham, Holding & Marshall. Great bowling partnerships which are now joined in the pantheon by Howe & Williams. A combined blitzkrieg of 7-27 ensured... [ Read more ]

06 May 2019
Sunday XI toil against BBC Bushmen

A cold and gloomy afternoon at the home of Fernhurst Cricket didn't diminish the warm welcome afforded to the seasonal visitors from the Auntie. Batting first, the Bushmen slowly amassed an impressive score of 175 by tea, this despite a strong bowli... [ Read more ]

29 Apr 2019
Fernhurst's Frigate sinks Ancient Mariners

Fernhurst's longest-running side, the Sunday XI, tackled their longest-running fixture* with panache at a chilly Rec on the last Sunday of April. In a season-opening 'two jumper' affair it was a very warm welcome for the nomadic Ancient Mariners. FCC... [ Read more ]