HCC NEWS
News Articles and Match Reports hot off the press! 

  1. 10 Jul, 2018
    Belated Match Report - 1st XI vs Ballinger 2s.
    Matt Killen runs us through the 1st XIs first win of the season vs Ballinger.
  2. 07 Jul, 2018
    Match Report - "The BIG Match"
    The whole village was on high alert for the big match. For the past few games Haddenham C C Twos had narrowly missed victory. Was today, a home fixture against league newcomers Great Kingshill, to be the day ? Woodways was packed with excited, expectant ( and increasingly inebriated ) fans. Admittedly most of them were in the clubhouse watching the other game, where England were taking on Sweden to reach the semi finals of The World Cup, but they can all claim to have been there on the most
  3. Match Report - 1st XI: A warm day on a wet wicket when the sun wasn't the only thing that beamed*
    29 May, 2018
    Match Report - 1st XI: A warm day on a wet wicket when the sun wasn't the only thing that beamed*
    *an opaque reference to the multiple full tosses above waist height that saw one bowler from each team removed from the attack and several others given final warnings. The opposition stuck us in on a green-tinged and decidedly soft pitch.  Bharath, fresh from again proving to be an awful tosser, opened up with Rameez but fell in the first over. Joel joined Rameez for a steady, if unspectacular, 50 stand which was most notable for the refreshingly impartial umpiring decisions that favoured our
  4. 21 May, 2018
    Match Report - "The gods of rain saved us again".
    Match report for League game #2: Haddenham 1s vs Holmer Green 2s - 12th May 2018 After starting the season with a defeat, Haddenham 1s were really looking forward to the second league game to redeem themselves. However, this was against Holmer Green - a team notorious for a couple of reasons. They had smashed their opposition in the last game with a mammoth score of 315! But more importantly, they are well known for having the worst luck with rain when they play Haddenham, as both games last
  5. Match Report - 1st XI - "Old rivals and Old problems!"
    19 May, 2018
    Match Report - 1st XI - "Old rivals and Old problems!"
    There we were on Saturday, smiling at the weather and the satisfaction that we managed to get two 11-player teams out. Even though the FA cup final had drawn many viewers in, we weren't affected by the lack of viewership. After a brief inspection of the wicket by the Cadmore End skipper, it was determined that the pitch had been slightly longer than the rules suggested, it was immediately rectified with the help of both, the home team and the away team players, umpires and scorers - It was
  6. Match Report: 1st XI (H) vs Challoners - 05th May 2018
    08 May, 2018
    Match Report: 1st XI (H) vs Challoners - 05th May 2018
    RESULT - HCC Lost by 8 Wickets. (Karthik 14-2, Joel 32 Runs). And so it was that eventually 5th May arrived and finally cricket could begin. Challoners the visitors to Woodways for the season opener looking for their first win against us at their 5th attempt. Gav, the stand in captain called correctly and on a scorching day decided to bat. Ahmed and Rameez got us off to a fine start and looked as good as Ahmed’s shoes in his mind. Unfortunately after 20 or so overs with the score at 37-5. our
  7. Final Nets Sessions This Saturday (17th March)
    13 Mar, 2018
    Final Nets Sessions This Saturday (17th March)
    Final Nets This Saturday!  This weekend, is your last opportunity to get to an indoor Pre-Season Nets Session.  Location: Lord Williams' Lower School, Thame, OX9 3NQ.  Juniors: 16:00 - 17:30  Seniors: 17:30 - 19:00  It would be great to see as many of you there as possible!
  8. Why Your Titles Should Be No Longer Than This
    05 Aug, 2015
    Why Your Titles Should Be No Longer Than This
    When you're writing your next post, consider this: 80% of people will read your blog headline, but only 20% will stay for the rest.   So, if headlines are 400% more important than what comes after them (where there’s already ever-increasing competition to attract eyes), you need to be more concise than ever to get attention. The Importance of Title Length A guide on the right length for your post titles If you want to keep your followers’ attention while conveying your brilliant wordplay, keep
  9. Welcome to Our Blog Feature, Here's How to Use It
    29 Jul, 2015
    Welcome to Our Blog Feature, Here's How to Use It
    The word "blog" is short for Web Log. It is basically a series of posts in reverse chronological order posted by a website owner. A Blog can be treated like a diary, a news feed, a place for ‘how-to’ articles or simple thoughts and discussions. Getting to know the Blog feature Take the first steps towards writing your own professional blog It’s likely you will use it to communicate with your website visitors about your website topic. You may wish to tell visitors about your day-to-day life or