Match Report: vs Brasted Invicta

After two hard fought victories in the previous two weeks, the Ramblas were back at home as they faced Brasted Invicta, keen to keep up their unbeaten form at Fortress Ex-blues.

Match Report: vs Oakhill Taverners

The sun was out in full force as the Ramblas looked to follow on from last week’s epic win vs Sherwood as they traveled to Hayes to take on Oakhill Taverners. Missing from last week’s encounter were Sam Ford and Ed Gibbs and making his return to the side was Johnny Stocks.

Match Report: vs Sherwood CC

Having suffered back-to-back defeats on the road, the intrepid and indefatigable Kent Ramblas returned to the home comforts of West Wickham to take on Sherwood. Welcoming back Doug Danks and Sam Ford, Cap’n Cooper was hit by an unfortunate last-minute withdrawal to leave the hosts facing off with 10 men. With memories flooding back from…

Match Report: vs Monty R&H

Thanks to some more diary related issues from opponents, the Ramblas original fixture was cancelled but with some quick thinking/googling, a new opposition was found. Monty R&H were the hosts and it was another trip to Croydon following last week’s match against Norwood.

Match Report: vs Norwood Exiles

After two successive home games, and on the back of a four match winning streak, the Ramblas headed to Norwood to take on Norwood Exiles, who themselves were on a similar winning run.

Match Report: vs Chevening Amblers CC

Following another hard fought win against Petts Wood in their previous match, the Ramblas return to home comforts as they hosted Chevening Amblers for the first time since 2013. And in what is a rare feat this season, the Ramblas even managed to get a full XI out…

Match Report: vs Petts Wood CC

NEWSFLASH: Cricketers disappearing at alarming rate in Bromley area. Public urged to stay as alert as a Test-level umpire. Yes, that’s right folks, another week brings with it another spell of desperate player-wrangling to be endured by Kent Ramblas captain, Michael Cooper. However, the Auburn Assassin is a hardy soul and as resourceful as a Swiss…

Match Report: vs Pluckley CC

Desperately scrambling around for players until the eleventh hour and driving hungover teammates as they contemplate throwing up into a carrier bag wasn’t the glamour that Michael Cooper signed up for when he was appointed captain. But, you’ve got to play with the cards you’re dealt and that was Cap’n Cooper’s hand as Kent Ramblas headed to…

Match Report: vs Bardhill CC

After an excellent performance in the season opener, the Ramblas were ready for their first home game of the season. However, there were headaches aplenty for new skipper Michael Cooper, who had to not only contend with five first teamers being unavailable for selection but also trying a new opposition as Locksbottom had got the date wrong in their diary.

Match Report: vs Headley CC

After an interminable winter break, that saw Jonny Stocks hand over the captaincy to Michael Cooper, it was finally time for the Kent Ramblas to return to action. Not only was the trip to Headley Cooper’s first game as skipper, it also marked his 100th official game as a Rambla; a milestone marking seven years of…

Match Report: vs Petts Wood CC

Fully recovered from their tour of Exmouth, the Ramblas headed to the sunny climes of Petts Wood, to complete a hat-trick of fixtures against their local (and friendly) rivals. Tom Danks, Chris Thomas and Ian Dacre were unavailable for selection, but Doug Danks and Sam Ford made their returns, as did Steve Aldridge, making his…

Kent Ramblas in Exmouth

Having ended their (ir)regular season with a record nine wins to come out with a 50% success rate, the Kent Ramblas left the bright lights of West Wickham to head off on an exotic tour. Sorry, an Exmouth tour… With board members Michael Cooper, Geoff Parrett, Jonny Stocks and Laurie Stocks developing their contacts on a…

Match Report: vs Oakhill Taverners

Following last week’s victory over Sherwood CC, the Kent Ramblas went into the away fixture against Oakhill Taverners with a chance of recording a tenth, that’s right, tenth victory of the season. The weather was set fair, the ground was a picture and for the first time in recent memory, there was no selection headaches…

Match Report: vs Sherwood CC

After a surprisingly listless performance last week, the Ramblas were keen to right wrongs and put on a show in front of a home crowd for the final time this season. With a host of first team regulars unavailable for selection, Rich Ford came in to make his sixth appearance of the season along with…

Match Report: vs London City

Having secured a fine win last week away at Bickley Park, the Ramblas returned to Pickhurst Rise to take on London City in a match that turned out, to quote Dame Shirley Bassey and the Propellerheads, to be a little case of history repeating itself… Stand-in Skipper Sam Ford won the toss once more and opted…

Match Report: vs Bickley Park

Having last week seen their five-match winning sequence ended away to neighbours Wickham Park with a patchwork side, this week saw the Kent Ramblas head to the rarefied surrounds of Bickley Park to take on a side they’d yet to get the better of in three previous encounters. Back in as stand-in skipper, Sam Ford…

Match Report: vs Wickham Park CC

On a high from a four-match winning streak, the Ramblas were brought back down to earth with news of a selection crisis ahead of their match with neighbours Wickham Park. With 10 regulars unavailable due to injuries or holidays, Jonny Stocks and skipper-for-the-day Alex Danks somehow managed to cobble together a rag tag bunch of…

Match Report: vs The Grove CC

It had been a while, but this weekend saw the Ramblas faced with a last-minute pull out; nope, we’re not talking about the bed-ridden Geoff Parrett, but with the proposed opposition cancelling on Friday, the board moved quickly to secure wandering side The Grove as replacements down at Ex-Blues. Mirroring the previous week against Petts Wood,…

Match Report: vs Petts Wood

The excitement was palpable as the Kent Ramblas made the short trip to Petts Wood this Sunday. Granted, that excitement was largely driven by rumours of Tom Danks buying a bat of his own (to be premiered next week), but having secured a second consecutive win last week, the game ahead also brought its own thrill….

Match Report: vs Regents Park Originals

Having got back to winning ways last week, away to Chevening, this week saw the Kent Ramblas return to HQ and take on the familiar – and friendly – faces of Regents Park Originals. With captain and vice captain nursing broken digits, Sam Ford – on his 50th appearance – took the Ramblas helm, while Chris Thomas,…