News and Match Reports

Brockley vs Brightlingsea

Brockley welcomed Brightlingsea on a glorious if chilly day and promptly won the toss and stuck with the tactic that got them back into Division Three : bowling first. Brightlingsea lost a wicket in the first over when their opener mistook a Sykes (3 for 12) slower ball for an even slower one and was […]

Brockley vs Elmstead

Brockley, sponsored by UberWebDesign , welcomed Elmstead knowing that they needed a miracle to stay in division two but the only events of biblical proportions were taking place in the stomach of their most prolific bowler, Isaac Reed. this left Dean Sykes to open with yet another partner in the shape of Neil Hillier. Hillier […]

brockley vs dunmow

Brockley, sponsored by UberWeb Design, continued their 8 year fight against relegation by welcoming Dunmow with the unusually optimistic knowledge that this was a side they had actually beaten in the last 12 months. However both teams were much changed from their first encounter with Brockley opening the bowling for the first time with Alex […]

Brockley vs Ipswich and East Suffolk. Two counties division two

Brockley, sponsored by the excellent web designer UberWebDesign, welcomed Ipswich and East Suffolk on a hot and humid day with the outfield suitably dump from a thunderstorm. If this wasn’t enough for captain Byford to ask the visitors to wield the willow then the fact that they are having an even worse season than Brockley […]

Brockley v kelvedon and feering. Two counties division two

Brockley , sponsored generously by UberWebDesign who make superb websites including ours, had  the memory of a capitulation in the face of limited pressure at Copford last week and so captain simon Byford rang the changes however they did not extend to losing the toss. Brockley elected to field and dean Sykes (4 for 30) […]

Elmstead market vs brockley

Brockley’s road trip continued with a first visit to Elmstead since They conceded well over 300 runs and also redefined what a “bad dropped catch” looked like. much water has passed under the bridge since then but not so much that Elmstead had forgotten what to do when they won the toss Quicker than Mitchell […]

Great dunmow vs brockley

Brockley travelled to Dunmow with one of the most consistent records in all divisions: only a blemish at Ipswich and East has so far prevented the clean sweep. their biggest hope of a points at a Dunmow ground that has seen fewer Brockley wins over the years than completed Mark Geeves jokes was in the […]

Brockley vs Halstead

Brockley travelled to Halstead on the back of a steady stream of poor performances and this was no exception. Facing a young and enthusiastic attack only Boor form the top order hung around for any length of time and it took a bold flurry from captain Byford (20) to prevent extras from top scoring. Joel […]

Brockley vs Easton

Brockley headed to Easton as the sun finally shone and they bounced into the ground full of confidence: Byford would of course win the toss; Angus Bridges had stepped in to help out and that always meant good news and Ruth Reed was the first ever female to represent Brockley in the Two Counties Division […]

Brockley vs Ipswich – two counties div 2

  At 10am on Saturday Brockley , sponsored by UberWebDesign , must have thought there was more chance of Norwich City avoiding relegation than cricket being played at the home of village cricket. However, as rain tumbled down across the country the Brockley micro climate combined with the fantastic covers generously and lovingly provided by […]

Brockley v Ipswich and East Suffolk

Brockley ventured to Ipswich and East Suffolk on the back of 4 consecutive defeats and have never won at the famous Chantry Park. For many teams this would cast a negative mood over the camp but for Brockley it doesn’t even feel like a bad run. Consequently when captain Simon Byford won the toss for […]

Brockley vs Copford – Two Counties Div Two

Two weeks ago the only sport playable at brockley would have been water polo albeit for juniors. However great efforts by groundsman Denis Fisher ensured that Brockley welcomed Copford to perfect conditions underfoot and Baltic conditions above. Hundred run opening partnerships are a rarity for Brockley and Fisher and Jeffries continued this tradition as Brockley […]