Rydw i’n byw yn batty crease – Sully v DinkyPooTwos

Any cricketer who’s been there will tell you: there’s never a dull moment at Sully Centurions. This time it was custard doughnuts, buttock tattoos and a probable DinkyPooTwos record or two.

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DinkyPooTwos v Llantwit Fardre

Twenty-odd years ago the village moved its league fixtures from the lop-sided, horse track-bedevilled, windswept Common  where you can watch village life walk past and chuckle heartily at all the bonehead drivers quips of ‘No ball’ as they drive past, to Bryn y Don.

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DinkyPooTwos v Monmouth

Sadly this showdown didn’t happen due to the Welsh weather. As we say in the village: Quelle surprise.

But for trophy junkies everywhere a sneak preview of last year’s shield (made of WOOD, mark you, not plastic).

Pride of place in the stumps cupboard: Last year's Glam and Mon Div 3, 2nd XI prize
Pride of place in the stumps cupboard: Last year’s Glam and Mon Div 3, 2nd XI prize

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Ponthir v DinkyPooTwos

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Reigning champions. Glamorgan and Monmouthshire League Division Three, second XI in 2012.

We’ve got the trophy to prove it – already hidden away in the pavilion in the musty green cupboard on the shelf above the one where we keep the stumps. Picture to follow next week.

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