Dave Gavrilovic, Dave Keeling & David Howells With The BBS Cup Trophy

Northants Handed Tough Start To Double Cup Defense

After winning both national level blind cricket cup competitions for the first time in 2021 Northants Steelbacks have been handed a vicious draw as they attempt to defend both trophies. BCEW Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Cup In the former BBS Cup Northants travel to Cheshire Cobras in the quarter final with the winner set to […]

Asif Ali & Ed Hossell Joint Winners of Partially Sighted Player of the Year

Northants Lead Award Winners As Ed Hossell Breaks Record

For the second season in a row Northants Steelbacks were most successful in BCEW’s End of Season Awards, this time after their cup double. Gerald Porter won Wicketkeeper of the Year for the fifth time, whilst Mark Turnham won Total Batter of the Year to add to his previous wins in the bowler & overall […]

Bradford District Bowler having released the ball with a Kent Spitfires batsman waiting.

Leicester Festival A Success Despite Covid

By Paul Toplis While the current pandemic crisis prevented test cricket this weekend, not even that combined with the regular Sunday rail travel disasters could put off the BCEW Johnners Trust development festival at Leicester University. It was a more limited affair than in many recent years with just five teams, but these were from […]

Northants With The BBS Cup Trophy

Northants Claim First BBS Cup Triumph In Dramatic Final

In the 42 year history of the BBS Primary Club Cup there have been few finals as dramatic as the 2021 edition. On Saturday 4th September at the Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground first time finalists Northants Steelbacks faced cup holders London Metro, who had already lifted this historic trophy on 17 occasions as well as […]