Women’s Archive

2021

The Women’s team again took on the Home Counties Women’s Cricket League (HCWCL), narrowly missing out on 2nd place and a subsequent semi-final.

Sarah Sanderson continued the Captaincy. Mel White was the Head of Women’s Cricket. Vice-Captain Megs Woodward won the batting award and Zara Wyatt won the bowling award.

All Competitions

Date Opposition Venue Comp W/D/L Report
Sun 2nd May Beaconsfield Beaconsfield Super 8s L & W Report
Sun 9th May Chesham Chesham Super 8s L & W Report
Sun 30th May Abbotts Langley Abbotts Langley Super 8s W & W Report
Mon 31st May St. Albans Thame Super 8s W & W Report
Sun 6th June Oxenford Thame (LWS) Friendlies (Super 8s) W & W Report
Sun 27th June RAF Thame Friendly L Report
Sun 4th July Oxford 2 Thame HCWCL W Report
Sun 11th July Cookham Dean Thame HCWCL W Report
Sun 18th July Binfield Binfield HCWCL W Report
Sun 25th July Falkland Thame HCWCL L Report
Sun 1st August Wargrave Thame HCWCL L Report
Sun 8th August Oxford 2 Oxford HCWCL W Report
Sun 15th August Cookham Dean Cookham Dean HCWCL W Report
Sun 22nd August Binfield Thame HCWCL L Report
Sun 29th August Falkland Falkland HCWCL L Report
Sun 5th September Wargrave Wargrave HCWCL W Report

2020

The Women’s team continued in the Home Counties Women’s Cricket League this year, which was of course affected shortened by COVID. As ever these fixtures were supplemented by friendlies, including versus East Anglia Veterans, which was umpired by former England International, Enid Bakewell.

Sarah Sanderson took over the captaincy this year, with Megs Woodward as vice-captain. Mel White started the newly created role of Head of Women’s Cricket.

All Competitions

Date Opposition Venue Comp W/D/L Report
Sun 19th July Henley Henley Friendly L Report
Friday 24th July Horspath Horspath Softball Friendly L
Sun 2nd Aug Binfield Thame Friendly L Report
Fri 7th Aug Cublington Cublington Friendly ?
Sun 9th Aug Cookham Dean Thame League L Report
Fri 14th Aug Horspath Horspath Friendly ?
Sun 16th Aug Henley Thame League L Report
Sun 23rd Aug Binfield Binfield League L Report
Sun 30th August East Anglia Veterans Thame Friendly D Report
Sunday 6th Sept Ashford Charlbury Friendly L Report
Sunday 13th Sept Chesham Thame Friendly L Report
Sunday 20th Sept Cookham Dean Stanton St John Friendly W Report

2019

Following their first competitive season last year in the Thames Valley Development League, the women’s team stepped up in 2019 with the challenge of the newly formed Home Counties Women’s Cricket League. On top of this, various prestigious friendlies were arranged against the likes of the Oman Women’s National team and the RAF. Also, before summer even arrived, the Women’s Team had won the Oxfordshire Indoor League Division 2!

Bridget Cooper continued the Women’s Captaincy, before stepping down at the end of the season. Megs Woodward won the bowling award, Sarah Sanderson won the batting award and Katherine Medhurst won the Most Improved Player award.

Friendlies

Date Opposition Venue W/D/L Report
Sun 19th May Reading University Thame L Report
Sun 26th May Oman National Team Thame L Report
Sun 2nd June Eynsham Thame W Report
Sun 21st July RAF Thame L Report
Sun 4th Aug Chesham Thame L Report
Sun 18th Aug Maidenhead Maidenhead L Report
Mon 26th Aug Barbarians Thame W Report

League

Date Opposition Venue W/D/L Report
Sun 16th June Oxford 2 Oxford L Report
Sun 23rd June Cookham Dean Cookham W Report
Sun 11th Aug Henley Henley Aband.
Sun 18th Aug Charlbury 2 Charlbury W
Charlbury 2 Thame W
Sun 8th Sept Oxford 2 Thame L Report
Sun 15th Sept Cookham Dean Thame L Report
Sat 21st Sept Henley Thame L Report

Tournaments

Date Competition Venue
Sun 5th May Super 8s Thame
Sun 12th May Super 8s Oxford
Mon 27th May Super 8s Deddington

2018

Following several years of great progression, in 2018 the Women’s team enjoyed their first competitive hard-ball season in the Thames Valley Development League. With the added friendly fixtures and tournaments, it was a season to remember for Women’s Cricket in Thame, culminating in an invite to the newly formed Home Counties Women’s Cricket League for 2019.

Bridget Cooper was the first-ever Women’s Captain. Beth John won the batting award, Sarah Sanderson won the bowling award and Claire Morris won the most improved player award.

Friendlies

Date Opposition Venue W/D/L Report
Sun 6th May Chesham Thame L Report
Sun 20th May Cookham Dean Thame W Report
Sun 3rd June Chesham Thame L Report
Sun 10th June Maidenhead & Bray Thame Mixed practice with Men’s 4th team & Finchley Gunners
Sun 1st July Maidenhead & Bray Thame W Report
Sat 17th July North Marston Men Tetsworth L Report
Sat 28th July Mistley Tetsworth L Report
Sun 5th Aug Wingrave Wingrave Mixed match with Men’s 4th team
Sun 2nd Sept Chesham Thame W Report

League

Date Opposition Venue W/D/L Report
Sun 8th July Cookham Dean Cookham Dean W Report
Sun 22nd July Cookham Dean Thame W Report
Sun 19th Aug Henley Henley L Report
Mon 27th Aug Henley Thame L Report
Sun 9th Sept Maidenhead & Bray Maidenhead L