The Vincibles

The Vincibles

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Meet Moof, Womble, Castaway, Churchyard and One Dad, a dog called Six Bits and a van known as the Bog Roll Express.Every summer weekend, the parks of Australia turn themselves over to countless thousands of club cricket matches. One of those clubs is the Yarras.This is the inside story of their most memorable season, told by the vice-president, chairman of selectors, newsletter editor, trivia-night quizmaster, karaoke impresario and club greyhound shareholder, Gideon Haigh.The Vincibles is about playing for love, winning with grace, losing with humour, valuing your community, and other anachronistic notions. It features 69 ducks and 257 dropped catches.(Not that we're counting.)The spirit of cricket isn't dead. It's just upped and moved to the suburbs.A Suburban Cricket Season Gideon Haigh. can fill in for the Chef.a#39; Codenames also evolve during the evening. Two new boys ... As nobody could pronounce their second names, they became Soren Denmark and Henrik Denmark. We miss anbsp;...

Title:The Vincibles
Author:Gideon Haigh
Publisher:Victory Books - 2009-12-01


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