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Firsts in second place

Cookley 1sts are maintaining their fine form and, at the mid-way point of the season, currently stand at second place in Division Two of the Worcestershire County League. In their most recent game they romped to a convincing 49-run win over visitors Himley 2nds.  The home side racked up a decent total of  253 thanks …

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Narrow Village Knock-Out defeat

Cookley’s first excursion into the National Village Knock-Out this season ended in an agonising 14-run defeat at Bretforton. The Cotswolds League side were made to fight all the way by the villagers who dismissed their opponents for 185 in two overs short of the allotted 40 overs. Adam Meacham, Charlie Barton, Jat Dhadwal and Jon …

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Memories of 1977

In the meantime here are some memories of 1977 Those of you new to Cookley or under the age of 45 won’t know this. Those of us of more mature years remember it like it was yesterday. Bank Holiday Monday August 29th 1977 Cookley was  like a ghost town. The village’s 3000 population had evacuated …

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