Woodhouse is washout

‘Anyone for water polo?’ was the cry at Woodhouse Grange Cricket Club last weekend. All four of the club’s Saturday league sides had their games abandoned due to heavily waterlogged grounds. The club has yet to bowl a ball in earnest this season after three successive weekends have now been washed out.

Always positive, the club hopes to get its season started next weekend. On Saturday, the first team are away to Beverley, while the second and third teams are both at home. All games now start at 1pm.

Sunday sees the fourth team visiting Stamford Bridge thirds in a Cup game to be played at Burythorpe CC.

Also on Sunday, the Woodhouse club continues its support of disability cricket by hosting two matches of County standard as Yorkshire play Cheshire. Matches start at 1pm. Free admission and car parking. Bar and refreshments available.

Every year, the champions of the eight strongest Yorkshire Leagues compete for the Black Sheep Yorkshire Champions Trophy. Woodhouse Grange, current champions of the Hunters York Senior League, play their round one game on Sunday 6 May when they visit Thackley, champions of the Aire-Wharfe League. The match is 50 overs a side and starts at 1pm. All support welcomed.