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Russell Francis

Player Profiled for the month of March is Russell Francis.


Russell (Nails) Francis, has been a long time player at the club. In the years that he has been at the club, "Nails" has amassed a formidable record that he continues to add to. He has played in excess of 110 games, scoring well over 3200 runs at better than 30 and he has taken more than 80 wickets at 20. At his peak he was considered to be one of the top batsmen in the competition, who could not be dismissed cheaply. He remains a quality player who could hold the key to this seasons success........Oh Yeah, he has been known to partake in the odd Chupa Chup !

Nickname: Rusty or Nails

Star Sign: Leo

Favorite Drink: Too Many To Name

Favorite Food: Italian or Asian

Favorite Sportsmen: Edwin Moses

Favorite player: Darren Gough

Favorite Song: Tub Thumping - Chumbuwamba

Favorite Band/Singer: Radiohead & Massive Attack

Favorite TV Show: NYPD Blue

Favorite Movie: North by Northwest

Highlight of career: As a Junior, taking 2 Hat Tricks in one match

Biggest disappointment in career: Playing in teams that have underachieved

Biggest influence on career: Nobody - I just enjoy playing

Most admired individual and why: Lance Armstrong - Beat Cancer to win the Tour De France...twice.

If you were stuck on a island, what are the three things that you would like to have with you:
(the editor takes no responsibility for answers that do not meet the expectations of wives, girlfriends and/or both)

1.Good Food
2.Good Alcohol
3.Good Women (Russell, is there any in the world ?)

Your funniest moment at the club: Mark Robinson being dismissed and then claiming that the only reason he was dismissed was because his eye caught Silvio partaking in sexual intercourse under a bush. The amazing part is that it was true and Silvio was in next !

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