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Match Drawn. A hot and sultry Belmont greeted Standard Athletic Club to the annual fixture in memory of Toby and, more recently, Jimmy Cox, and we were delighted to welcome Libby and Andrew for a picnic lunch at the ground. The game, surprisingly and not in the free... Read more

Standard Athletic Club

Standard Athletic Club joined the Stragglers at Belmont for the annual fixture in memory of Toby Cox, this year with added poignancy as we also remembered Jimmy Cox, who passed away at Christmas. Batting first, the Stragglers continued in a similar vein as at Milstead... Read more

Standard Athletic Club

The season finally stuttered into life at an overcast Belmont after 3 early season cancellations. Standard Athletic Club, arriving fresh from some big runs at Torry Hill, were confident in the chase, and inserted the Stragglers. Such confidence was immediately... Read more

Standard Athletic Club

Paris Tour The enthusiastic ‘rule the world and live forever’ exuberance of youth was out in force on the tour to Paris. Friday night training took on a whole new meaning in the Zig Zag Club. Breakfast was only attended by a few, and a slightly dishevelled... Read more

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Matt Smallwood managed to reduce the average age of the Stragglers selected to face Standard Athletic Club at Belmont (by 20 years), but then had to deal with the intemperance of youth, as the young guns in the upper order misfired badly. Jonathan Neame, elder... Read more