Aythorpe Roding remember Whit Monday clash

PUBLISHED: 17:30 30 May 2020

Aythorpe Roding face the camera in the 1960s

Aythorpe Roding face the camera in the 1960s


One of the regular fixtures on the Aythorpe Roding calendar is their Whit Monday clash with London-based works side ABRAC.

The all-day game would start at 11.30am, ahead of the Aythorpe Roding village fete commening at the pavilion end of the ground at 2pm.

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This would continue during the match, ensuring a good crowd would turn up to support both events.

And a spokesman said: “You could walk around the fete, not thinking the ball would be flying over the boundary for a six.

“The pitches were not quite so good in the 1960s as they are now, plus the grass on the outfield was a little bit longer, so not so many high scores.”

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