Rain stoppages lead to draw

In common with most local cricket last weekend, Firwood Bootle's Premier League match with Ormskirk at Wadham Road was seriously rain affected and petered out into a slightly tame draw.  The visitors chose to bat first, openers Andy Baybutt and Ian Robinson putting on...

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Comedy Bingo – final reminder

Do not forget that Firwood Bootle CC presents a COMEDY BINGO evening this coming Friday (July 27th) hosted by Brendan Riley.  No need to purchase tickets in advance, you can pay when you arrive.  Excellent value at £12 which includes our usual high quality fish &...

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Bowl-out success sends Bootle into final

Firwood Bootle reached the final of the delayed 2017 Ray Digman Trophy by beating Ormskirk at Wadham Road last Saturday in a bowl-out after the umpires had declared the ground unfit to stage a normal match.  Five players from each side were nominated to bowl two...

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Noon start on Saturday

Bootle members and supporters might like to know that the Ray Digman Trophy (2017) semi-final with Ormskirk at Wadham Road on Saturday next (April 14th) will begin at 12 noon.  New recruits Will Hale, Sam Kershaw and Bharat Tripathi are not eligible to play but will...

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Sunday’s friendly is off

Would members and supporters please note that the friendly match against Norden scheduled for Sunday next (April 8th) has been cancelled.  The ground is saturated following the recent heavy rain and, with more rain forecast for both tomorrow and Sunday, a cancellation...

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Bootle bids farewell to loyal member George

On Thursday March 22nd the club said a fond farewell to George Hale who has passed away at the age of 94.  George was born in Liverpool in October 1923 and attended St Anne's Church of England school though, missing several years owing to an accident when he was 8,...

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YOUR GUIDE TO THE EARLY SEASON FIXTURES

Owing to the recent bad weather, the start of the 2018 Premier League season has been put back one week to Saturday April 21st.  Firwood Bootle's opening matches will be as follows. Sunday April 8th - Norden (home), pre-season friendly. Saturday April 14th - Ormskirk...

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LANCASHIRE LINE LOTTERY

FBCC is promoting the Lancashire Line lottery run the Lancs CC foundation. 50% of participating player fees are refunded to FBCC as your nominated club. The club needs funds to pay for the ground maintenance etc (it’s not cheap to keep it looking as good as it does!)...

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Comedy Bingo Night Not to be MISSED!

Brendan Riley is coming to the Club Friday 6th April 2018 to showcase his fabulous fun night of Bingo and comedy. It doesn't matter whether or not you have played Bingo before this is not to be missed. Doors open 7pm and eyes down at 8pm for the show. Tickets cost £12...

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