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Cricket

Post by Fugly » Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:05 am

Hi All,

Does anyone know if it's possible to arrange to play in a cricket match in Corfu or whether matches are restricted to ex-pat Brits and locals?

Alternatively, does anyone know if matches are played regularly in the summer months, so we could at least go along to watch?

Fugly :o)

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Re: Cricket

Post by Etsiketsi » Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:52 am

Fugly

Visiting teams from England used to play the locals but the Corfu Cricket is played amongst the local Village teams in the main.

Go here http://www.holidaycorfu.org/forums/view ... f=29&t=365 message 3, I have never heard of visitors playing.

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Re: Cricket

Post by Chris » Sun Jun 08, 2008 3:08 pm



hihihi Fugly.

Cricket in Corfu has changed somewhat over the years from the first game played including the British in 1823. Nowadays, with the Greek Federation taken over as the sporting body, it is hard to get a game within a team unless you are an actual Corfiot. There are occasions when residents other than Corfiots of four years residency maybe invited to play. Over a hundred games are played each year between teams on the island of Corfu, and visiting teams. The main Cricket stadia is now in Gouvia, some 8km north of Corfu Town. The Liston is no longer used for the game with the exception of the Corfu Cubs Cricket Team, the kids team.

See the following link for more informaton:

CRICKET IN CORFU

Yeiamas, Chris


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Re: Cricket

Post by Fugly » Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:13 am

Thank you!

Since we'll be staying in Gouvia I'll investigate further when we arrive.

What a good web site this is!

Fugly

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Re: Cricket

Post by Chris » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:08 am



thanky0u for your very kind comments on our forum. We are pleased to be of he1p to you, and hope we can continue to do so.

CORFU CRICKET


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Re: Cricket

Post by Chris » Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:38 pm



For those interested in Cricket, and after the success of last years Ionian Inspires, and in conjunction with the World Travel Market, next year will see Cricket Fixtures on Corfu. For more details please read the attached link.


IONIAN INSPIRES CRICKET

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