24 November 2005

Those Dodgers Awards 2005 in full

Thanks to everyone who came to the AGM and Social last night. Full formal proceedings will follow in due course but here is the moment you've all been waiting for - The Dodgers Awards 2005! MC Cooper and (outgoing) Chairman Adey presented the following:

Best Bowler - Simon Cousins [2nd – Neil Benn, 3rd – Nick Harrison]

Best Batsman - Neil Priest [2nd – JJ Dunning, 3rd – Nick Harrison]

Player of the Season - Simon Cousins [2nd – Nick Harrison, 3rd – Neil Priest]

Best Fielder - TQ [also voted for: The Cat, Rod Paterson]

Most Improved Player - John Hilary [mentions for TQ, Cat, Cooper, Benn, Cousins]

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Champagne Moment of the Season - Beating Superstars at Sports Day and John Cooper's hat trick [Charley bowling out that mouthy little sod in the BSI return game, the winning hit against the Rats in the early 40 over game and the last-over bye against ATOC]

Innings of the Year - Nick Harrison v Superstars 22 June, closely followed by John Hilary's v Superstars when opening the batting

Bowling Spell of the Year - Simon Cousins on various occasions but memorably 4-3-1-3 v Science Museum [honourable mention for JC2's 4 wickets including a hat trick v Audit Commission and Adey's spell against Science Museum]

Catch of the Year - by a unanimous decision – The Cat's v Buckhurst Hill [even Neil P who wasn't even there voted for this!]

22 November 2005

Dodgers Season Review 2005

The Dodgers Season Review 2005 (ok, it's a series of player profiles, some stats and some fuzzy photos) is out now.

Thanks to NB and McB.

14 November 2005

Superstars Social this Friday in the Belgravia pub, Victoria

A message from Barry Gigg "This year's [Superstars] cricket social / awards night will take place in the Belgravia pub in Victoria from 5.30 on Friday 18 November."

All Dodgers are welcome to attend and there is a free bar.

More info inc map

Don't forget that the Dodgers AGM and Social is on Wednesday 23 November at the Marquis of Granby from 5.30pm.

08 November 2005

Superstars Tour 2006

A message from Ken Block about next year's Superstars tour to Somerset. There is an open invitation to Dodgers to attend.

"It's that time of the year again, where I ask you all if you would be interested in coming along on the Superstars 2006 cricket tour. We intend to travel back to Somerset again this year, staying around the Wells area.

For those that did come last year, the accommodation will be better this time around.

The dates are as follows:

Leaving Friday 28 April. Returning Tuesday 2 May 2006.

We hope as usual to play 4 games, 1 late afternoon / early evening fixture on the Friday and 3 half day games Saturday to Monday.

I would be grateful if you could let me know by the end of the week whether you would be interested in coming. At this stage, we just need a rough idea, so we will not hold you to your answer. You can come alone, or you can bring your partner, and kids if you want to. So when you reply, let me know. Please also let me know if you are not interested, so I don't bother you again with reminder EMAILs.

I look forward to hearing from you."