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Covid Cup : Week 5 - Benwell Hill ex players v Benwell Hill Social

Covid Cup : Week 5 - Benwell Hill ex players v Benwell Hill Social

13 May 2020

The latest round of the Covid Cup has thrown up a fascinating fixture as a Benwell Hill Geriatrics XI made up of ex players takes on a Benwell Hill Social XI, made up of regular visitors to the club room during bar opening hours.


The Hill Geriatric XI team for this weeks game is: Phil Haves, Simon Lunn, Graeme Race, Liam Sweney, Gav Richmond, Barry Evans, Nick Jones, Mark Dale, Baz Pearson, Ali Maiden, Oli Bellwood


The Hill Social XI team is : Jimmy Mottram, Martin Avery, John Chambers, Fenwick Frikin, Larry Dawson, Gordon Haxon, John Street, Tom Murphy, Phil Grice, Brian Angu, Ramsey Wilson


A reminder of how this works for those new to the game. Covid Cup is a simulation of a real cricket game between the two sides with real players (team news below), the game is 10 overs per side. You can take part by trying to successfully guess the TOTAL runs scored in the game.


To play, you need to go to the club’s Fundly at and donate, or click on the button below.


You need to leave a comment giving your guess as to how many runs will be scored in this week’s game. You are allowed one guess per pound you donate. Donations and guesses must be made before the advertised start time of the match. You can follow the progress of the game on Twitter from 3pm.


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