Our Man in the Shed: The Show Must Go On

PUBLISHED: 17:30 19 September 2016

The sun sets on another season

The sun sets on another season


South Woodford’s Harry Neicho writes his final blog of the 2016 season

A tired Shed Fest reveller recoversA tired Shed Fest reveller recovers

As the season draws to a close South Woodford’s colts found time to bag another two trophies taking the season’s tally to three. First the Under 13’s bagged the Len Stentiford trophy at Woodford Wells in a last over thriller before claiming the Jeff Rodrigues trophy at the Paddock. The newly introduced Hayden Davis trophy now remains the only junior competition that has not been won at some point by the club.

The famous Shed Fest weekend was another great success, with Karen ‘The Creator’ Shirt and the Beer Fest team working tirelessly. But it did not pass without incident. On the first night John and Lucy Inman were faced with an intruder trying to break into the marquee, and threaten the whole weekend. The show was to go on. John greeted punters with a cheery ‘Are you being served?’, but by the time he got there they probably were. A big congratulations to Riz who won the BBQ set in the raffle.

The season may be over, but there is still more fun to be had. The club ball is back and this is never a dull night. We’ve had hamstrings pulled doing MC Hammer and club members dropped re-enacting Dirty Dancing. Club members will be masquerading their finest black tie garms, Karen will be convincing herself she will resign as social secretary once more, and ‘Big’ Mark Denny will be determined to keep the party going until 6am.

Name drop of the week goes to Garry Neicho and Nick Glover who claimed to have shared a lift with Linford Christie in Australia. It turns out they shared a lift with his breakfast, on the way to his room via room service. This stoops to lower levels than Dave Shirt who has a catalogue of premier league footballers in his phonebook. Allegedly.

John Wood enjoys Shed FestJohn Wood enjoys Shed Fest

Christmas is coming! For all of you wanting a Christmas bargain, you can be crystal clear of where to go. Kerry Kent’s festive glasses are on sale now- don’t wine if you miss out!

Over, but certainly not out #ShedBlog.

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