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Sunday June 16 Cricketer Cup first round v Bradfield Waifs at Bradfield

Lost by 6 wickets

Pilgrims 148-9 (W J M Caldwell 53); Bradfield 149-4 ( H R C Came 77).

A week of exceptionally wet weather had put this fixture in some doubt but in the event it was played out in somewhat cold and blustery conditions with the captains (Charlie Esson captaining us in place of James Vitali who was playing for Cambridge University) having agreed to reduce the number of overs to 40 each to take account of the unsettled weather. We lost the toss and were put in […]

Nick Peters

Nick Peters died in May 2019 aged 51 years: here is an appreciation by Rob Hands.

The Green in the Eighties and Nineties always seemed to have sportsmen to spare. Whether this was a deliberate policy on David Oldham or Mike Cleaver’s part, I can’t say. From my own time at the School, I think of Tom Ashworth, Steve Leeke and Nick Greenstock, among others. But in the mid-Eighties, there were two outstanding cricketers: Nick Peters and Aadel Kardooni.

Peters was a fast bowler with bounce and verve, which given the […]

Annual Spring Supper. March 9 2019

The Pilgrims Annual Spring Supper took place in the Old School Room on Saturday March 9 2019 at 7.15pm.

In order to commemorate the memory of Charles Eglington who died in 2018 and who made such a vast contribution to the Pilgrims cause the Committee decided to inaugurate a cup to be known as  the ‘ Eglington Cup”  to be awarded to an individual who has made a notable contribution to Pilgrims sport.

The first such award was made by the President Ed Lyons to Jamie Snudden (see photo below) on March 9 2019 for his outstanding contribution to Pilgrims […]

Pilgrims Booklet 2019

The Pilgrims Booklet 2019, edited once again by Rob Hands, has now been published and can be accessed on this website. . As usual there are full reports on all the Pilgrims sporting activities.You can view the 2019 Pilgrims Booklet (as a PDF) here: