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Pitchero Club

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Club Dates

1892-1893Leytonstone RFC formed Ground in Woodford?
1896[1896 fixtures established with Ilford Wanderers and Upper Clapton]
1893-1894Moved to Forest House, James Lane, Leytonstone (Near present Whipps Cross Hospital)
1901-02Moved Grounds to Redbridge Lane, Wanstead. Changed in George Hotel. Redbridge Lane West and East were all one road as Southend Rd had not been constructed.
1904-05Changed at the Cuckfield Hotel
1906-09[Leytonstone won Eastern Counties Challenge Cup 3 season in a row 1906/07, 07/08, 08/09]
1910-11Ground at George Lane (not there now) Changed at the George Hotel again.
1919-20Moved back to Redbridge Lane. used changing rooms at Green Man Hotel, High Rd Leytonstone.
1920-21Ground still at George Lane but used Pavillion on ground for facilities.
1924-25Moved to Buckingham Rd (old Nutter Lane ground now used by Eton Manor) Wooden Pavillion on site.
1962-63Ground at Old Mill Playing Field, Lechmere Avenue
1972-73Moved to 'Old Blues Ground' Forest Road, Hainault.
1973-74Moved to current residence at Roding Lane North, Woodford Green.
1987Fire of Wooden Club House
1987-88Built New Clubhouse at Roding Lane North. Made temporary use of Old Monovians Clubhouse and South Woodford Cricket Club for changing and bar whilst construction took place.
1999-00[won Eastern Counties Division 2]
2001-02[won Eastern Counties Division 2]
2002-03[2002-03 won Essex Vase beating Westcliff in the final]
2004-05[won Essex Division 1 and promotion to the London Leagues]


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