Northants’ BBS Cup win over holders London Metro was a see-sawing drama for the history books
It was an all south-western affair at Rotherham Superbowl
Journalist Will Macpherson ran the London Marathon for the Primary Club last October and completed it in an eye-wateringly quick time – here are his recollections
A dramatic day of cricket at Wolverhampton CC saw Northants Steelbacks win the BCEW David Townley Memorial Twenty20 Cup for the first time & in doing so they became only the second team ever to win both BBS Cup & the Twenty20 Cup in the same season.
In the 42 year history of the BBS Primary Club Cup there have been few finals as dramatic as the 2021 edition.
Dave Gavrilovic reports on the resumption of blind cricket, which didn’t take a place at all in 2020. After a 20-month enforced break, blind cricket finally restarted in late May with plenty of excitement and relief in evidence.
Robert Fleming, who died in February aged 87, was a muchloved and hugely influential Honorary Secretary and then Chairman of the Primary Club. Robert grew up in Australia and yet, fittingly for a future Primary Club stalwart, had strong Beckenham connections.
Will Macpherson, the cricket and rugby union correspondent of the London Evening Standard, explains how he comes to be running 26 miles to raise money for The Primary Club.
Stephen Daley, a leading light in partially-sighted football, received an MBE in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to para football and futsal.
Mike Brace CBE, Primary Club trustee and former Paralympian, explains why the Club’s role is more important than ever.