CW83: Farmers’ day at the cricket

Towards the end of last summer’s County Championship season, Somerset County Cricket Club hosted a crowd of over five hundred farmers and their families during their four-day game against Yorkshire. The day was jointly organised by Somerset CCC, the Farming Community Network (FCN) and the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institute (RABI).

CW78 Online Exclusive: That they may be one – unity through cricket

Since 2013, the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury have both acquired their own cricket teams. Fr Eamonn O’Higgins is manager of St Peter’s XI and I am lucky to be the manager of Archbishop Justin’s XI. We have played five times since 2014 and presently the score is 4-1 to the Anglicans. In 2015, I flew to Rome with a team made up of ordinands and priests. Here is my blog from that trip…