Armed Forces Day Sat 25th June 2022 – Charity Army v Navy Veterans Cricket Match
25th June will see the return of the annual Army v Navy veterans cricket match to East Kent. The20/20 game will take place at Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School Ramsgate, starting at 1pm. This will be the seventh meeting of the two teams and the current score is 4/2 in favour the Senior Service (Royal Navy). The teams are made up from veterans of the two respective services and play under the team names of;
Commander Gruntfuttocks Pressed Men (RN) and
Brigadier Bullshots first afoot (Army)
The teams are playing for the ‘Cold War Warriors’ trophy to recognise the vintage of the players, many of whom served during the first ‘Cold War’.
This year the event is raising funds to help the Ramsgate Sea Scouts New Training Building, Website:
6th Ramsgate Royal Harbour Sea Scouts – The official site for Royal Harbour Sea Scouts, Ramsgate
The Cricket match will also coincide with National Armed Forces Day, website: Armed Forces Day – Saturday 25 June 2022
Spectators are welcome and there is a BBQ provided by Ramsgate Sea Scouts. All are welcome.
Address: Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School, Chatham Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 7PS
Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School, location Website: Welcome – Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School – CCGS (ccgrammarschool.co.uk)
The game is subject to the weather, so fingers crossed that the game goes ahead and a lot of money is raised for this worthy cause.