The Orient Express - Waterloo to Siddenham

17-09-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

Our thanks to Mr Straker for enthusiastically hosting a once regular event in his garden and domicile. From my records we were last there in 2012 - and we had the opportunity to see the progress thet the local rail engineers have made in extending the line from Waterloo.Following drinks in the garden (remarkab...

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News of Bashed Balls on Croquet lawn

08-07-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

The weather was kind, and the balls clacked loudly, and how we chuckled at the sight of local scrotes throwing stones.Thanks to all who turned out for an enjoyable evening's croquet at Victoria Park hosted by Richard Whiting and his amiable minions.Those who weren't honouring Ramadan retired to the Old Horse and food and beer were...

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Busty Bowers beat Old Bastards

23-06-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that 41 club's Old Bastards - Moss, Bennett, the Sheikh 2 and Norm - were narrowly beaten by Circle's Busty Bowers 21 points to 20. Two other no mark teams competed including one with Table Chairman Farrer pathetically failing to bolster the distaff part of the human race.We whol...

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Petanque Evening - French farrago at Free Trade Inn

08-06-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

In the Secretary's absence, it can be reported from reliable witnesses and attendees that Mr Steve Hagger was superb, almost unparalleled in his dirty tricks and gamesmanship. Mr Brian O Hara, modeled his activities on Muttley from Wacky Races, and only just failed to upset Steve's triumphant progression with Mr Straker to Top Dog (sorry Muttley).If this doesn't sound like the event you attended, do let me know....

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41 Club AGM - scandal of first past the post elections...

12-05-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

The AGM passed off well despite the absence of the incoming Chairman Mr Shahid Sheikh who was fostering international relationships. Something of a recent habit as the outgoing Chairman Mr Kaaeed Mamujee likewise missed his inauguration last year.A good time was had by all - College Court is a great venue and the food is likewise very good. New Chairman Mr Shahd Sheikh; New VC Mr David Straker; New Secretary (same as th...

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Table-41 Club Creese Mellors Trophy

28-03-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

Well it was a good evening at the rather Gothic hostelry The Heathcote Arms, in Croft.Good turnout by both Table and RT41 with at its peak around 25 attendees.After some shilly shallying around Chairman Tom's interpretation of how skittles might be played, select modules (tewams) of 4 were thrown into hand-to-hand combat.The net result was a win for Table68 points to table : 55 to 41 club....

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Table Area 14 80th Anniversary Dinner

24-03-2015

Club news: Leicester de Montfort

Looks like this was a big success for Table.Various pictures of sweetly drunk Tablers and 41ers beaming at each other have appeared on social media.I guess it helps that England won the game against France 55 to 35......

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