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Third XI Off to a Flyer

The Third XI made it a hat-trick of wins for The Oaks on Saturday with a stirring victory against an equally eclectic and good spirited St Cross V team. Bowling first under skies that were damp, the irrepressible Dave Bowers and George Fox bowled some tight stuff. However, the St Cross batsmen were apparently immovable, […]

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Two’s Edge Out St Mary’s in Well Fought Local Derby

The Second XI made it two from two in a close fought local derby with rivals St Mary’s on Saturday. If you check the Chairman’s weekend preview, he predicted a close game and as usual, he was right. Batting first, Nellie Warner proved that lack of practice doesn’t make perfect and got out for a […]

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Wood Gets to Write Report as Dan the Man and Brad the Lad Rescue The Oaks!

A topsy turvy affair unfolded at Romsey on Saturday as excellent performances from Dan Sumner and Brad Compton-Bearne insured Oakley’s unbeaten start to the season continued. The First XI are stuttering rather than purring just yet, but 2 from 2 is a great start. In an unusual twist, prolific Oakley Number 4, Michael ‘Woodstock, Woody, […]

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Weekend Preview as Oaks Make History!

Week Two of the cricket season has come around quickly with our club heroes looking to push on after two wins on the opening day. The First XI take the trip down to Romsey looking for improvements in the field to build on a decent win in the opener versus Overton. An excellent ton from […]

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Second XI Have a Comfortable Start

The second XI visited Aldershot Fourth XI on a day where early rain provided a threat to the fixture. Upon arrival, it was apparent the the ‘Shots were an eclectic mix of the very young, the old and the somewhere in between.  The consensus was that they might struggle against a more experienced Oakley line […]

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Hennesey Ton Powers Oaks to Opening Day Victory!

New boy, Elliot Hennessey, was the star of the show as the Oaks got off to a great start to the season with a deserved victory over neighbours, Overton. On a cool and blustery day where showers were always a threat, the Oaks put Overton in to bat. The O’s started well and their excellent […]

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The Season is Here – First’s & Two’s Ready for First Test

With all the groundwork, friendlies and training over the last few weeks, it seemed the new season would never arrive. Well it is here folks; now is the time to see what we can do on the pitch. Will it be another season of glory, or will it be a long summer scramble to stay […]

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Weekend Friendlies & Other News

The final weekend before the season gets underway had the boys completing two friendlies in cold and blustery conditions at Oakley Park. These resulted in purely academic victories and defeats against Fair Oak and Whitchurch respectively. Both games were played in a great spirit. Everyone got a good work out with bat and ball with […]

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Weekend Reports

Oaks See off St Mary’s The Oaks comfortably beat neighbours St Mary’s in an up and down friendly game on Saturday. In a match played in 50mph winds, the Oaks batted first but were soon left reeling on 50 odd for 5 amongst a mix of good bowling and rusty shot making. The middle order […]

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Weekend Fixtures

  With Storm Hannah set to arrive on our shores this evening the weekend fixtures look a little unlikely, but we will press on regardless as the British weather is as unpredictable as a Compton-Bearne innings. The captains have had their work cut out with a plethora of playing options, but the general idea has […]

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