Every time I pass the club I think of things that happened and the people, and we've stuck together really Fred Guest - Astley Bridge CC
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Stories

Watching Test Cricket on the first TV in Montgomery and playing with England "bodyline" opener Gilbert Parkhouse

Watching Test Cricket on the first TV in Montgomery and playing with England "bodyline" opener Gilbert Parkhouse

Harry Williams, Kenrick Evans, Bob Bayliss and John Bennett - all distinguished Montgomery CC  players from the 1940's and 1950's - discuss watching Test Cricket on the first TV in Montgomery - which Harry actually installed.

John Bennett also recalls playing for North Wales with England Bodyline tourist and opening batsman, Gilbert Parkhouse .

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PR umpiring the Laws of Cricket to within an inch of their life!

PR umpiring the Laws of Cricket to within an inch of their life!

Philip Jones (PR) was a much loved player, umpire and personality at Montgomery Cricket Club and Mid Wales cricket as a whole from the 1950's to the 1990's. Every player has a PR story and this is one from Eddie Williams - captain of the club when we first won the Border Counties League in 1984. Eddie is reminiscing with Rob Kinsey and Stan Davies - both were players from that Championship winning side. 

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I'm glad we were born in that time

I'm glad we were born in that time

Kushil Gunaskera talks about his experiences playing school cricket.

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John Jones recalls playing for Montogmeryshire 1958-1960

John Jones recalls playing for Montogmeryshire 1958-1960

The first TV in Montgomery and memories of Bodyline Ashes batsman Gilbert Parkhouse

The first TV in Montgomery and memories of Bodyline Ashes batsman Gilbert Parkhouse

Kenrick Evans, John Bennett, Harry Williams, and Bob Bayliss - all players from the 1940's and 1950's remember watching cricket on the first TV in Montogmery and John Bennett also recalls his memories of playing for North Wales with Gilbert Parkhouse - the English "Bodyline" Ashes Batsman.

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