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2023 Fixtures

The 2023 fixtures are now confirmed and FPs this year led by Agha Haider will start with a game at home to Huntly at Rubislaw. FPs then travel to Banchory before facing 2nd Grampian at Rubislaw. In the Bon Accord Cup, FPs will face 2nd Grampian on Thursday 1st June at Rubislaw.

Details of nets will follow soon and anyone who is looking to play but has not yet been in contact should get in touch ahead of the season.

The full fixture list is included on the website.

Anyone looking for new kit ahead of the season can get it direct from Serious Cricket Aberdeen GSFPCC’s Team Store | Serious Cricket

Annual General meeting – Thursday 26th January 615pm

The Annual General Meeting of the AGSFP Cricket Section will be held at to The Great Western Hotel in Aberdeen & digitally via Zoom.

The AGM will commence at 6.15pm on Thursday, 26th January.

The Committee invites nominations for Committee members or any other office.

Please provide any apologies or ACOB no later than 8pm on Friday 20th of January 2023.

Hamish Penman (Secretary)


  1. Apologies (& President’s Address)
  2. Minutes of AGM held in February 2022
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Captains’ Reports
  5. Election of Office Bearers
  6. Rubislaw
  7. AOCB

FPs put in spirited performance but fall to defeat in season curtain closer

Despite a strong showing with bat and ball, an already relegated FPs eventually closed out a disappointing Grade One season with a narrow loss away to Cults.
Inspired by a sterling 71 from Rob Swiergon in his last game as skipper, FPs mustered a competitive 205 all out, aided by an uncharacteristically playable Allan Park wicket and the impartiality of having a qualified umpire.

Good opening spells from all-rounders Poosappadi and Sood kept a lid on Cults’ batting, and at the half way stage they were well behind the eight ball.
But a quick-fire 53 from Singh put the home side back on track, before Ajazi and Shehman finished the job with three overs remaining.

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Team to play Cults

1s Cricket Lineup 3rd September 2022 - Cults (A)

Cresent Chase down FPs at the Beach

FPs fell to another loss but on another day may well have been victors mainly due to dropped catches but also in part to some close decisions not falling their way. Having racked up 210 for 9, thanks to 38 from Rob Swiergon and 31 from Geoff Morrison, FPs struck in the opening over Govind claiming a brilliant catch but FPs were rather languorous in the field as key chances were dropped as Crescent closed out a 5 wicket win. There was some good news as FPs learned that the stumping rule was still in force after all this season, Morrison finally awarded one after many ‘close’ calls this season. Continue reading