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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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Weekend Review after Black Saturday is Followed by a Golden Sunday!

The First XI division suffered their second defeat on the trot on Saturday, falling away badly after a decent bowling performance reduced Sparsholt to 230. Alex Brundle (1) Dan Sumner (2) and Ronnie McCewan (2) were the wicket takers as The Oaks felt content with the target they were given. Sadly, apart from 42 from […]

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Weekend Preview

With an availability list of 33, we are all ready to go tomorrow with The Oaks fielding three teams once again. With wounds licked and the first defeat of the season behind them, the First XI must look to regroup and go again at Sparsholt. It wont be easy as Sparsholt have been on a […]

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Weekend Review as First’s Unbeaten Run Ends!

The First XI said farewell to their long unbeaten run on Saturday, losing to promotion rivals in IBM Hursley in a fraught and tense affair at a sunny Oakley Park. Batting first, The Oaks were soon all over the place as IBM claimed the prize wicket of Elliot Hennessey and Nellie Warner soon after. However, […]

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Weekend Preview

It seems that every game is pivotal as we head deeper into July but none may be more so than this weekend. The weather is set for a fair but cooling trend tomorrow, so all three games should go ahead. The First XI have, without doubt, their most important and probably toughest game of the […]

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