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1997 - Durham County v Cumbria - Almost a cricket score

What we know about this image :

An image from the upheavals in the game following the 1995 decision to go open. Durham took on Cumbria at the New Friarage and came off second best to the tune of 66 points to 26. It is no surprise to recall that Cumbria came to the game as reigning County Champions.

Top to bottom, left to right

Row 1

  1. Jim Ainslie (Hpool Athletic – Team Secretary),

  2. Bill Robson (Darlington – Chairman Selectors)

  3. David Close (Hpool Rovers – Field Assistant),

  4. Graeme Cook (West Hartlepool – County Coach),

  5. John Fenn (Houghton – Assistant Coach),

  6. Peter Black (Horden),

  7. Stuart Bennett, Horden,  

  8. Michael Parker (West Hpool TDSOB), 

  9. Stephen Black, (Horden),  

  10. Kevin McCallum (Darlington Mowden Park),

  11. Peter Black (Horden), 

  12. Kevin Cook (West Hpool TDSOB),

  13. Leigh Johnson (Darlington),

  14. Anton Reid, (Preston Grasshoppers)  

  15. Stuart Hind (Hartlepool), 

  16. Martin Howe (Stockton),

  17. Stuart Darby (Kit man),

  18. Chris McLoughlin (Hon Secretary - Durham County),

  19. John R. Wells (Westoe) President - Durham County

Row 2

  1. Graeme Phillipson (Hartlepool Rovers)

  2. Chris Mattison (Durham City),

  3. John Murray (Ryton)

  4. Chris Williams (Gateshead Fell)

  5. Steve Havery (Gateshead Fell – Captain)

  6. David Davison (Darlington Mowden Park),

  7. John Coleby (Darlington)

  8. Euan Rankin, (Darlington Mowden Park)

  9. Joh. Bland (Durham City) 

Date (of image) : 13/12/1997

Donor : Stuart Bennett

Creator : Unknown

Part of the "Stuart Bennett" collection


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