In cronological order, here are a selection of photos from over the last few years:
A motley crew from years gone by (late 1990s?) – but was 105 a winning score!?
Staff teams from the Durham World Club Friendship Cricket Festival in 2004 (left: at Maiden Castle; right: at Willington):
The game on Aug 22nd 2006 v Durham City IIIs marked Peter Collins’s retirement from cricket, after 41 years of keeping wicket for Staff (and 60 years behind the stumps overall!), having made his debut on 3rd May 1966 against St Cuths.
Peter Collins presents the Euan Squires Trophy to Grey at Maiden Castle on 4th August 2008:
Assorted shots from the 2009 Euan Squires trophy game at Maiden Castle:
A rather large collection of shots from the 2009 match v High Stables (at Medomsley):
Assorted shots from the triumphant 2010 match v Mallards at Riding Mill (Images courtesy of Jon Hopkins):
The Riverdale Hall Festival weekend, May 30/31 2010:
Exhibition game at Beamish Museum – joint Knights/Staff team, July 21st 2013:
Colliery Cricket game at Beamish Museum – July 27th 2014. Spot the splendid facial hair!
St Cuthberts at Bearpark – August 17th 2014 (Images: Ian Boothroyd).
Game against Trevs SCR on MC2 – May 18th 2015 (Images courtesy of Ian Boothroyd and Dan Viete):
Colliery Cricket Cup game v Littletown at Beamish Museum, July 26th 2015. Staff on the left. Nice to see we had the services of W.G. Grace!
Game against Hylton at Hylton – August 17th 2015 (Images: Ian Boothroyd):
The Staff team which set a new record 20 overs score of 176-4 against St Aidan’s B on the Racecourse on 17th June 2017 (Images: Peter Swift)
The Staff team against King’s School Old Boys at Priors Park, Tynemouth, April 22nd 2018
The Beamish Colliery Cricket final at Emirates Riverside on 22nd September 2018
The Beamish Colliery Cricket final at Beamish Museum on 8th September 2019