The end of season social on Friday 5th October was exactly that, with the drink flowing and pizza eaten! Chairman Kyle and the two skippers, Guns for the Inbetweeners and Big Stu for the Originals, gave their annual review and presented the awards for the year:
Batsman – Sam Richardson with RPI average of 37
Bowler – Carl Needham with RPW average of 22
Fielder – Michael Timms
Youngun – Jacob Chambers
Outstanding Performance – Archie Mansfield for unbeaten 73 vs Stonesfield.
Batsman – Stuart Leonard
Bowler – Tommy Leonard
Hine Memorial Club Award
The Chairman also thanked the many club members for their invaluable contributions to yet another successful and entertaining year at The Mighty Gibbon:
Umpires: Barry Timms and Mark Leonard
Groundstaff: Nick and Steve Turner
Cricket Square: Himself!
Maintenance Men : John Tofts and Barry Leonard
Fencing, Screen washer and Crack Fillers! – Grant Cross, Joe Leonard, Tom Leonard, Stuart Leonard, Luke Connell & Mark Leonard.
Midweek League Organisation: Barry Timms
Treasurer: Michael Timms
‘Retired’ Secretary: Will Honour
and the wonderful Tea Ladies! Led by Debbie Cross, with Kim Leonard, Trina Needham, Emma Timms, Caroline Fox, Amy Callow (and Mum!), Athis Vadivale (and Sangeeta!), Sally Chambers, Donna Leonard, Vanessa Honour and Elaine Shipperley.
Finally, the Club Toasted our ‘Absent Friends’ who left us this year: Margaret Yardley and President Horace Leonard.