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About West Coast Rollers

Founded in the early-90s, the West Coast Rollers is a social cricket side that has become so much more than that - we are a brotherhood that just happen to be quite good at cricket and even better at drinking.

Ryan Cooper claims top prize at Rollers awards

Ryan Cooper walked away with the Player of the Season award at the Rollers end-of-season function on Saturday night. Advertisements

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Rollers ease to LMS debut win

  The Rollers ventured into foreign territory on Sunday with a debut appearance in the Last Man Standing format at the Distell fields in Stellenbosch. The concept of eight fielders, five-ball overs, double-plays and ‘home runs’ blew our minds, but … Continue reading

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Rollers come out tops in Kelvin Grove runfest

If it were runs you were after, Kelvin Grove was the place to be on Saturday as the West Coast Rollers took on Western Province Cricket Club in a hugely entertaining game. Given that we had packed our kitbags away … Continue reading

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Rollers lose on the last ball

  Having lost a last-over thriller to Groot Drak last week, the Rollers took it to the last delivery on Sunday against Durbanville – and ended on the losing side once again. It was a first ever game against Durbanville … Continue reading

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Groot Drak clinch last-over thriller

If ever there was an advertisement for all that the Friendly Cricketers’ Association stands for, the Rollers’ clash against Groot Drak on Saturday was it. The game had it all: some high quality cricket, serious desire on both sides to … Continue reading

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Rollers win low-scoring game against Pumas

  The Rollers finished a very successful first half of the 2017/18 season with another victory, this time against the Bellville Pumas at Rondebosch CC. We had played at the venue a month earlier, and perhaps that experience gave us … Continue reading

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Rollers roll their way to first defeat

It’s been a good while since we’ve seen a proper Rollers ‘roll’, but it returned in all its glory on Saturday afternoon as Wellington inflicted a first defeat of the season. The 2017/18 campaign has been a good one so … Continue reading

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