A blast from the past

Thanks to David Hardwick for the two photographs below.  He writes: “I have been having a sort out and found some old photos of the team in the 90’s when i played there.  Even Andy Ward and Peircey look young !!!! well maybe not that young … they were old to start with I suppose ? Also there’s a photo of a bus pull we did from Malmesbury to the clubhouse. Good luck to the boys for the rest of the season.

Can anyone give us details of the exact year?  We’d also like as many names as possible for the archive.

Thanks to Dave Peirce, here are most of the names of the players :

Team Photo;

Back L – R;                           John ?, Charlie Gawthrope, James Tweedale, Tim Vaughan, Damon Smith, James Smith, Sean Richards, Craig Smith, Paul Harrington, Ian Neal, Andy Hyde, Andy Ward.

Front L – R;                         Luke Huckin, Duncan Osman, Will Howse, Dave Peirce, Gareth Dyer, Simon Barrett, Ben Smith, Andy Brown, Dave Hardwick.

Bus Pull;

Back Row L – R;                 Dave Miller, Simon Barrett, Kev Vancil, Andy Brown, ?, Richard Dolman, Andy Ward, Bob Groves (Coco), James Tweedale.

Middle Row L – R;             Mark Turner, Dave Hardwick, Craig Smith, Dave Peirce, Luke Huckin.

Front Row L – R;                Russell Brooks, Will Howse, Charlie Gawthrope, Gareth Dyer, Sean Richards.

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