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Reed CC v Sessay CC: Watsons Village Cup Final preview

“The biggest day in their clubs’ history.” Lord’s, September 17. Champions Sessay, big hitters, against Reed, also past winners, with their deadly accurate bowling attack: it promises to be a fine contest. That both clubs have been there before makes no difference,...

Watsons Village Cup finalists decided

Sunday saw the two clubs destined for Lord's realised as the semi-finals took place on August 6. Astwood Bank hosted reigning champions Sessay, but were unable to resist the Yorkshirmen's force, succumbing by 80 runs. Sessay posted 221-8 batting first. Astwood Bank...

Semi-finals preview

Nearly 300 teams started out on the road to Lord’s back at the end of April. Now the four teams remaining are so close they have passed St John’s Wood station and are pulled up outside Warm Seas House with Old Father Time in view. Reigning champions Sessay have been...

Quarter-finals review

The dream ticket to a Lord’s final is now one step closer for two teams, as the National Village Cup has its four semi-finalists. The quarter-finals saw four action-packed affairs. Here is a round up of the action that took place on the 23rd July. Aston Rowant v...

Round 6 Round-up

The business end of the Watsons Village Cup is firmly with us. Sixteen team became eight last weekend with newcomers, old-timers and all in between squeezed through into the quarter-finals. Below is a round-up of some of the standout ties of the round. Reed v Mayfield...

Quarter-finals preview

Four fixtures, eight teams. We look at the teams remaining in the 2017 Watsons Village Cup. Langtons v Astwood Bank (Lecis, Notts & Lincs v Worcs) This is Langtons' first time in the competition since 2013, and thus far they have prospered, knocking out Weekley...