Tag Archives: Cricket

Ceefax

The television news service Ceefax came to an end this week, the arrival of nationwide digital television having brought about the end of the analogue service on which it ran. In truth, I haven’t used it for years and it … Continue reading

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31 July 1982

Sat Jul XXXI Last day of July. Did another charity collection with Mrs P. Not a good response for the Crippled Children. The others went out so I went to rugby. OTAHUHU beat NORTH SHORE 26-16 and GRAMMER beat UNIVERSITY … Continue reading

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Silver Jubilee

With this being the weekend of the Queen’s diamond jubilee, I have been trying to think back 35 years to the silver one. I remember that it was quite a big deal at the time. Although it isn’t uncommon for … Continue reading

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23 May 1982

Sun May XXIII Got up at 2am to watch V Dull FA Cup Final between Spurs + QPR. 1-1 aet. Now I’ll have to watch on Fri Morn to see who wins. Some of you will read this and think … Continue reading

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7 May 1982

Fri May VII Last day of term. Got out at 1.30. I suppose its been alright, despite the disaster with cricket, but I made the school soccer team which I’ve never done before and P3 W1 D1 L1 F3 A4 … Continue reading

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Its Not My Fault!

Two of my favourite people are getting married today, and apparently I am to blame. I’m not, of course. In fact, it is all Rob Smyth’s fault. Smyth, in case you didn’t know, is a sportswriter and the star of … Continue reading

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29 March 1982

Mon Mar XXIX Bn didn’t turn up so no nets. n.s. I mentioned before that Mr Bean was a bit unreliable. You can sense from the brevity of this post that I wasn’t overly disappointed at his absence. After all, … Continue reading

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23 March 1982

Tue Mar XXIII Cricket – 5 n.o. and 1-10. Not bad. Still only taken 5 Wkts (3 nets, 2 practice) and made 9 runs (4, 5no in practice) and am getting annoyed about it. Dad bought us some chips. I’ll … Continue reading

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22 March 1982

Mon Mar XXII Nets, and I wasn’t out once! Went for a short run. I’ve mentioned before that MAGS was curiously keen on sport, and this apparently extended to holding cricket practice even after the fixtures had finished for that … Continue reading

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16 March 1982

Tue Mar XVI Went to Eden Park after the test, but Grant hadn’t waited for me Grant and I had agreed that we would go to Eden Park to watch the end of the match once school had finished. As … Continue reading

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