Czech Republic 2003
The Seventh Blue Sox tour in 2003 was based in Prague. Needless to say another very enjoyable tour was had. Two hard games were played against Tatra Smichov (Friday), the reigning Czech Republic champions and Ricany (Saturday), the runners up to Tatra Smichov.
Tatra Smichov didn’t field any of their international players but Ricany did field three so you can guess the rest. You can also guess why Ricany charged people in to watch the match but since the Blue Sox were the first Irish club side to visit either of the two clubs one can imagine the local excitement.
Captain for the matches was Paul Cairns.
Can't remember who the tour Court Judge was.
The tourists were; Raymond Acheson, Collie Broderick, Paul Cairns, David Chambers, Brian Clinghan, Richard Clinghan, Andy Cowan, Kris Eadie, Davy Edwards, Mark Ferguson, Mark Forsythe, Stuart Forsythe, Stevie Gilmore, Alan Harvey, Austin Hewitson, Johnny Johns, Gareth Kelly, Waybe Kerrigan, Mark Lewis, Ian Liddle, David Little, Geoff Little, Barney McKevitt, John McKevitt, Michael McQuitty, Derek Moorhead, Dave Neilly, Alan Patterson, George Scott, Michael Sneddon, Ian Stevenson, Noel Thompson, Damian Tucker, Francois Viljoen, Stuart Wickie and Richard Wilson
The President in pensive mood.
Mike, Mark, The President, Austin, Tubbs and Cowboy.
Ricany Club house.
Johns Tiger boxers
Kris samples the boot.
More pictures coming soon.
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