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    Aubrey Faulkner - A Tragic End

    Aubrey Faulkner - A Tragic End

    In this feature Martin tells the story of the great South African wrist spinner, batsman, war hero and coach, although in the end Aubrey Faulkner was undone by simple human frailty

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    A great piece, fred. One of your best, in my humble estimation, which puts it up against some stiff competition.
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    Another Masterpiece Martin. Magical.
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    Loved it mate. Absolutely loved it. Answered many questions I have had about Faulkner ever since I heard about him.

    Can I please raid your library?


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    Great story, I found out a bit more about a player I knew very little about.

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    Who is this great all rounder called SEAN Pollock? Never heard of him

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    lovely piece

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    Quote Originally Posted by bagapath View Post

    Can I please raid your library?
    I do own the odd book about cricket 'tis true - viewings by appointment

    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    Who is this great all rounder called SEAN Pollock? Never heard of him
    A cleverly laid plan to check you were paying attention smali, and you were the first who was!

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    but Sean Pollock not withstanding it was a lovely piece of writing. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it

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    You, and those others who have commented, are very kind and your encouragement much appreciated.

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    Good stuff fredders, obviously Clive Rice was better, but otherwise spiffing.
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    Enjoyed this thoroughly Martin. Great part of cricketing history is his story.

    Although tough to write-off some of Barlow, Goddard, Procter, Rice, Mc Millan, S.Pollock & Klusener contending with Kallis and Faulkner.

    Ali Bacher (The Doc) recently did a cricket book with a cricket writer called Kallis and 12 other all-rounders highlighting our history and strength of producing all-rounders. Included others like Jimmy Sinclair and English converts D'Oliveira & Greig as well as the above. Would love to get it.



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