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NAME - Robert Parker

AKA - Pixie, Reg, Pinkerton, Heston, Anything preceeded by 'fat'

DESCRIPTION - Batsman in the twilight of his career. Slip fielder of distinction. Used to bowl but total body collapse has put paid to that.

BEST BATTING - 142 NO against Kexbrough 2nds (cant remember what year)

BEST BOWLING - 7-19 against Metropolitan Police at Texaco Sports Ground Bridgetown Barbados (cant remember what year)


FAVOURITE AWAY GROUND - Skelmanthorpe - Always guaranteed a ride in a white van from those nice ambulance people !

FAVOURITE GAME - Beating Elland in Sykes Cup final/Beating Elland in final game of 2nd team season to win league title (please note I have nothing against Elland personally)

FAVOURITE FOOD & DRINK - Anything spicy/Electric soup

FAVOURITE TV / FILM - Anything sports related/Never get chance to watch films

KARAOKE SONG - Do anything you wanna do - Eddie and the hot rods

FUNNIEST SIGHT IN CRICKET - Far too many to mention

BEST PLAYER PLAYED WITH - Shahid Mahmood was a quality bat Ian Swallow a quality all rounder, man manager, captain, and top bloke. I must mention Jack Eddings who was my first 1st team captain - top chap.

WHAT MIGHT THE OPPOSITION SAY TO YOU - Anything preceeded by 'fat'

CRICKET CLAIM TO FAME - 107 against Broad Oak first team. A never to be repeated catch on boundary against Elland in Sykes Cup final. Walker Cup man of match about 80 years ago !

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