Category Archives: Sport

Ajantha Mendis

The great thing about cricket is that even while your own team is falling apart something else is happening that’s too exciting to ignore. Apparently Ajantha Mendis is likely to be touring England next year with the Sri Lankans. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Bexley too powerful

More news from the under 10 Lewisham cricket team’s season, which having started on such a high seems to have followed the England one day team into a bit of a nose dive. Today’s match was against Bexley, who I … Continue reading

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Twenty20 at Beckenham

After making the last minute decision not to brave the weather on Friday evening I’m glad that I got down to Beckenham today to see Kent take Essex to the cleaners. Some big hitting by the opening batsman, Joe Denly, … Continue reading

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Greenwich’s Revenge

Lewisham’s under 10 cricketers took to the field for the second time this season, once again facing their Greenwich counterparts. This time Lewisham batted first, and found the going much harder than on the previous occasion. In perfect conditions for … Continue reading

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Triumph of Lewisham over Greenwich

Last Sunday saw Lewisham’s under 10 cricket team in action for the first time this season and I was lucky enough to be there. Set 87 to win, in a 25 over game, by their Greenwich rivals the Lewisham side … Continue reading

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Denmark Retain Their Title

Just to finish up my triptych of posts about cricket’s European Indoor Championship here were today’s results: Final Denmark beat Portugal by 2 wickets Portugal 132-3 (10 overs, P Buccimazza 38*, U Mohan 27*) Denmark 133-3 (9.5 overs, H Shah … Continue reading

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Kummuta Pelaaja

Congratulations to the Finnish cricket team who made it to the semi-finals of the European Indoor Championship.  Unfortunately they came a cropper at that point loosing to Portugal by 11 runs. Portugal go on to play Denmark in the final … Continue reading

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Come on You Finns

Today saw the start of cricket’s European Indoor Championship and it’s being hosted by the Finns. You might remember that they are closely linked to Lewisham through their coach Ross Walker, who runs TeachSport. Looking at the website it looks … Continue reading

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I won’t say too much about the game, which was pretty dire for long periods, but the stadium is impressive, even if the burgers are too expensive.

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Meeting Lewisham People outside of Lewisham

By happy coincidence I found myself in the same seminar in Birmingham today as Ross Walker and Carrie Perkins from Teachsport – looks like their website isn’t quite finished yet but you’ll get the idea. I have seem to be … Continue reading

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