joined about the same time as Craig, a
double-blow for the ancient amongst us. Showed some early promise toward the end of the
1999 season, ably demonstrated by swatting a quickie or two away seemingly without due
care but just enough attention. Surprisingly, fast bowlers are not known for their jolly
good-naturerd banter at such events occurring to THEM. It's amazing what the feeling of
"Scared Witless"(!) can do to/for a batsman.
Johnno has matured over the last couple of years into a solid batsman
who'll dig in and stay there if the occasion calls for it. This dogged
style has earned him some good scores.
Johnno joined WECC it was Dave Hurren who had the keepers' job
in 1999. There
were times though during this inaugural season of his when he proved capable of taking over as and when
required, his goal-keeping ability standing him in good stead for the job. Has a good arm
in the field which serves him just as well at the bar - we got it on good authority (from
our milkman) that Jonno received plenty of essential training for his virgin tour
which eventually took place in the summer of 2003. He made a natural
pair with Ian Brown and we don't mean ducks, demonstrated by their
sharing a room. However, talking of wildlife there was time aplenty and of course goats are
found in abundance virtually everywhere you go in Cornwall.....(Stop
this!-Ed)...ahem. A true member of the Temperance team,
just like Craig.
a club whose fielding can be wanting on occasion we've been embarrassed for wicketkeepers
over the years. Think Jay Stephens, Kev Cheeseman, Dave Hurren and Ben
Thinking about it though, it's a great position to throw yourself about AWAY from the
general direction of the ball, looking good-ish at the same time.... It's worth mentioning
his brother Chris here. Chris has turned out for WECC sometimes when we were short. He is
still the only fielder I know who can stop a four with his head and feel nothing!