Nightmare on Rollers Street – Part VI

I really didn’t feel like writing this report, but not doing it would have been a cop out. Anyways, the long and short of it is that the Rollers have forgotten how to play cricket.

Sunday’s defeat to the Strikers was our sixth on the trott – never before have we even lost six in an entire season. Continue reading

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And then it was four …

Much like Donald Trump’s inane ramblings, the West Coast Rollers’ current losing streak shows no sign of ending soon.

Already on a record run of defeats, a fourth was added to the ‘L’ column on Sunday when we faced a very strong Wellington side at Schalk Burger’s farm. Continue reading

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Fun & Games at eighth Rollers Bowls Day

The eighth annual West Coast Rollers Bowls Day took place at the Mowbray Bowls Club on Saturday, and it proved to be another resounding success. Continue reading

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Another day, another defeat for the Rollers

The West Coast Rollers’ dire start to the 2018/19 season continued on Sunday with a five-wicket defeat to Cape Town Cricket Club at the Boon Wallace Oval. Continue reading

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Rollers suffer back-to-back losses

The Rollers up-and-down start to the season continued on Sunday with a thumping loss against Somerset West at Radlof Park.

Matches between the two sides have usually been close affairs, with last season’s encounter finishing in a tie, but there was to be no biting of the nails this time around.

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Rollers get thumped in Stellenbosch

The Rollers’ winning start to the 2018/19 season came to an abrupt end on Saturday following an eight-wicket defeat to Scorpions at Distell.

The men from Stellenbosch beat us time and again in the early days of our involvement in the FCA, but for the last few years the Rollers had been chipping away at that lead. Continue reading

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Rollers beat the odds for opening win

The Rollers started the 2018/19 season with a victory on Sunday against the Pumas, though at one stage it looked very much if the FCA ‘rookies’ would get their first win against us.

With very, very little in the way of pre-season practice, the Rollers had to rely on good old natural talent and muscle memory on a Kraaifontein pitch that, to put it very mildly, offered something for the bowlers. Continue reading

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