Relax playing a card game with your friends.
With the final game of the season completed, Comrades can contemplate their most successful season for quite a while.
Colne Road (B) won the last match read more
COLNE ROAD B 17 CONSERVATIVES 19
Presentation Night on Friday the 28th of July at the Comrades Club 8.00PM to Midnight.
Annual General Meeting on Tuesday the 8th of August at The Roberts Club starting at 8.00 PM.
we have added an Archives Page, it can be found in the Members Area
Fixtures & other bits
Will resume in September have a good summer
Committee meeting Monday 17th July
Presentation night Friday 28th July
A.G.M. Tuesday 8th August.
About Our League
The league was formed by George Constable from Comrades at a meeting with the representatives from six local social clubs on Wednesday 6th July 1983.
Eleven different teams began playing in the first competition two months later on Tuesday 6th September. However of these initial eleven only the Comrades Team is still playing, a further seven teams have subsequently joined so partially replacing the ten that we have lost.
From 1989 we regularly participated in a competition with the Colchester League until regrettably they disbanded in 2004.
The History of Cribbage
In the early 1600s, Sir John Suckling an English courtier, poet, gamester and gambler invented cribbage, which he derived from the earlier game of Noddy.
Originally, a five-card game was played where each player discarded only one card to the crib. Nowadays the six-card game is more popular with each player discarding two cards to the crib.
Cribbage is very popular in the United States of America and Canada with many cribbage leagues and clubs in existence; in England it is the only game that can legally be played in a public house for money.