Monthly Archives: June 2011

Safe Oot, Safe In

On behalf of the players and members of Selkirk Cricket Club, the committee sends its best wishes to Standard Bearer Mick Craig, his attendants and followers as they prepare for tomorrow’s Common Riding. Good luck to all riders and may … Continue reading

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Club Polo Shirts

The Committee is taking orders for a new batch of club polo shirts. They are in fetching SCC-maroon and will be embroidered with the club badge and, if members wish, their initials too. The shirts are 100% cotton and manufactured … Continue reading

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A Day In Hawick Is A Day Wasted (Sometimes).

A day after rain wiped out Selkirk’s Border League match against Melrose more of the wet stuff ruined an intriguingly-balanced Reserve League fixture between Hawick and Selkirk at a chilly Buccleuch Park on Sunday. Chasing 182 to win the hosts … Continue reading

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They Played at Selkirk #2 Wilfred Rhodes

Many great cricketers have trod the turf at Philiphaugh but none holds more records, many of which will never be broken, than Wilfred Rhodes. In his long and storied career, Rhodes played more first-class matches than anyone else (1,110) and … Continue reading

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Rain Gods Reject Selkirk Prayers

Selkirk 2nd XI’s unbeaten run was broken by a skilful Kelso side at Shedden Park on Sunday. The home side’s cause was greatly furthered by a chanceless 130 from their Australian professional Tim Wightman that left Selkirk chasing an impossibly … Continue reading

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Baldies Scalped by Hairy Men

A kenspeckled crew of Selkirk veterans braved the freezing weather for a Classics match on Saturday afternoon. After a lengthy deliberation on team selection it was decided to keep matters simple: Hirsute Chaps vs Slapheads. For the record, Malcolm Lauder’s … Continue reading

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Bambi’s Boys Are Thumped By Melrose

Tempting as it is to try and pretend that this match never happened honesty and the pitiless demands of posterity demand we acknowledge it took place. Selkirk’s 20/20 league campaign got off to an inauspicious start as the Souters slumped … Continue reading

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