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Weekend Preview as Wet August Continues!

With the jet stream once again operating as a conveyor belt for August low pressure systems, games are in doubt once again this weekend. However, all predictions are pointing to the rain stopping overnight, so if covers do their jobs and the clouds part, we may just about be in business. The First XI, sat […]

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Weekend Review as Third XI Rescue Oaks From an Unwanted Hat-Trick!

It took some third team heroics to rescue the Oaks from their first hat-trick of defeats on a miserable Saturday featuring stodgy pitches and gale force winds. Talking of hat-tricks, it was three in a row for the thirds. The excellent report from Dan is further down the page. The One’s paid the ultimate price […]

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Preview as Oaks Look to the Skies and Hope!

Wind, rain, fallen trees and a few hopeful glimmers of warm sunshine. All standard practice as August battles between summer and the onset of Autumn. A pain in the arse for cricketers who waste the hours away checking apps. Just as hopes rise, one rogue shower can be like a dagger through the heart. So, […]

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Weekend Review as First XI Falter but Second’s and Third’s Win!

It was another 2 from 3 on Saturday as the second and third 11’s registered good wins but the first string slipped up in a promotion denting defeat at Liss. First XI Fall Short at Liss but Extend Lead on RAM The First XI suffered a shock defeat at lowly Liss on Saturday, putting a […]

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Weekend Preview

  No need for weather apps this weekend as The Oaks are all systems go and ready to field three teams in the HCL. With the weather looking fair and warm the First XI travel to Liss looking to maintain their challenge at the top of County 3. August is a time where holiday unavailability plays a […]

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Super Oaks Reach the Final!!

The Oaks put on a sensational team performance in the Guy Jewell Plate Semi-Final against a talented Basingstoke Hockey Club team last night. Don’t let the name fool you, this hockey club had Southern Premier League players from Sparsholt and Basingstoke and a paid player from Camberley Firsts. The Oaks batted first and Elliot Hennessey […]

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All Good for Wood as Oaks Shine Through the Rain!

On a Saturday where a wet weather system was pivoting in and out of Hampshire, The Oaks held their nerve and got the game vital game on against Bishops Waltham Two’s. The Oaks batted first and on a damp pitch with moisture and movement in the air, Elliot Hennessey and Dan Sumner were in imperious […]

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All Eyes on the Weather as The Oaks Go Again!

After a blistering middle part of the week, the heatwave has subsided and rain is on the weekend menu. With an 80% chance of the wet stuff, it will be a case of hoping for the best in what could be a pivotal day for The First XI. They host mid table Bishops Waltham tomorrow after […]

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Weekend Review!

It was so nearly a ‘Super Saturday’ for the Oaks with the One’s and Three’s both winning. However, the ten-man Two’s suffered that New Zealand feeling as they missed out in a dramatic climax at Odiham. First XI Back in Business and Back to Second The One’s, shaken, but not stirred, were looking for a […]

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Weekend Preview as Oaks Prepare for Weather App Saturday!

It’s one of those weekends when it is only a matter of time before someone shows you their new weather app. It will be far better than the Met Office app and will allow you to know how many raindrops will land on a cricket pitch three days before the event. Of course, in these […]

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