Ron Wells RIP

Ron Wells has died at the age of 80
in Napier, New Zealand.

Older members of the league (association) will remember him as an expert

hitter and chopper using a Barna Bat with no sponge. He played for AWRE in the
Basingstoke & Newbury Leagues and also in the Reading League with another

I remember many a battle with him in Newbury Div 1 in the early sixties

He was the Basingstoke Champion in the 1955/56 season at the age of 23 and runner up in Newbury Singles in 1966. He represented
Basingstoke Town on many occasions and was Chairman in Newbury between 1987 and 1993

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