“Where is Iron Man?” – Mynydd Isa & Maeshafn lose away to Bethesda 2nds – 25th June 2022

Skipper’s Match Report follows.. Readers of this irreverent newsletter – and I’m led to believe there’s more of you than just my dog and my wife checking my search history – will know that last seasons finale with Bethesda resulted in a thrilling match courtesy of a certain Sanath Shetty. So to our first encounter… Continue reading “Where is Iron Man?” – Mynydd Isa & Maeshafn lose away to Bethesda 2nds – 25th June 2022

Will Webster gets a 50 after 12 years of trying, the skipper remembers his time in a super group and drinks way too much Valpolicella

(and MIMCC lose to Conwy 2nds) Editor’s note: See if you can spot links in this article to a famous band from the skipper’s teenage years.. Some of our younger readers (under 50) will need assistance from their grandparents to work it out. Those historians amongst you will know that the 18th June is the anniversary… Continue reading Will Webster gets a 50 after 12 years of trying, the skipper remembers his time in a super group and drinks way too much Valpolicella

Mr Happy, Mr Bump and Mr Sneeze (plus a few others) win at Connahs Quay

Skipper’s match report – looks like he’s back on the Merlot again.. Usual drill – we gathered by 11.45 and had a full complement – Fordy (if it had to be pointed out) last in again, but sporting a very large bandage from the graze on his arm from last week. Still weeping  blood during… Continue reading Mr Happy, Mr Bump and Mr Sneeze (plus a few others) win at Connahs Quay

So near, yet so far. Skipper’s Match Report v Brymbo 2nds

Warning – this report contains references to high quality wicketkeeping and may depress any wicketkeepers even more than they already are having wasted their time watching Wrexham lose to a non-entity. Report sponsored by Applewhite Business Consultancy, supporters of high quality wicketkeeping. Brymbo’s ground is what the Argoed would be if it won the lottery.… Continue reading So near, yet so far. Skipper’s Match Report v Brymbo 2nds

MIMCC v Pontblyddyn 2nds -Skipper’s Match Report

A pretty ground with character is Pontblyddyn and we gathered for our now customary Noonday start. Abs made a declaration of intent by being not the last, nor even second last to turn up – giving it plenty of time! Pont sat top of the league and we expected a fairly unforgiving result. We lost… Continue reading MIMCC v Pontblyddyn 2nds -Skipper’s Match Report

Denbigh Death Star massacres the MIMCC Rebel Alliance

Or why you should never give the captain out LBW when you know he is going to be writing a match report later that evening following the consumption of large amounts of Merlot.. A full team sheet mid-week in response to the call for a bit more certainty and we gathered at the picturesque caldron… Continue reading Denbigh Death Star massacres the MIMCC Rebel Alliance

Skipper’s Report on the Sanath Shetty Show v Bethesda 2nds

Final game of the season – MIMCC Champions due to a Rhewl countback and we knew Bethesda would be chomping to secure the second spot for promotion. Not many familiar faces and different conversations put their first teamers at semi to non-stacked. Sure enough they arrived early. We were still preparing the ground and thanks… Continue reading Skipper’s Report on the Sanath Shetty Show v Bethesda 2nds

MIMCC return to winning ways v Hawarden 3rds

https://mynyddisamaeshafn.play-cricket.com/website/results/4801334 M0nday 30th August – Skipper’s Match Report After the disappointment of Saturday’s defeat to Carmel, many of us felt down afterwards I’m told. I certainly saw red and then saw another one a bit later. A strong assortment of troops gathered to prepare the ground by 11 – particular thanks to Fordy & Gray… Continue reading MIMCC return to winning ways v Hawarden 3rds