AERA, Atomic Energy Research, Chilton, Greater Leys, Harwell, Harwell International, North Berkshire League, Tim Siret, Upper Thames Valley League
Sunday 30th May 2021 ko 10:30
Upper Thames Valley Sunday League
CHILTON BLUE & WHITES 2 (Carrigan 27 A Stevens 31p)
GREATER LEYS YELLOWS 3 (Smith 10 Ludlow 13p Harvey 90)
Att c50 at Atomic Energy Research Engineering (South) Ground, Chilton, near Harwell
Some games you attend due to friendship, some you attend to visit a new ground, while others you find yourself watching purely because there’s something riding on the result. Oddly, in the end this one ended up being all three!
The root of it all was Chilton’s win at Tackley United a week earlier which set up a straight shootout with Greater Leys Yellows for the title in the final game of the season. A draw would see Greater Leys take the title, but Chilton would have home advantage. Chilton sent me details of where their ground is and I took it as being the former Harwell International Ground that was featured on the final North Berkshire League Hop. Life wasn’t to be as straightforward as that though! Continue reading