J Horner's Yorkshire Colts v MT Rochfort's Yorkshire Colts
Other matches in England 1879
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 4th, 5th June 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players13 per side
TossToss not known
ResultJ Horner's Yorkshire Colts won by 6 wickets
Close of play day 1MT Rochfort's Yorkshire Colts (2) 28/3 (J Lee 16*, Rochfort 8*)

MT Rochfort's Yorkshire Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Leec Biltcliffe b Peate0     
J Fearnleyc Biltcliffe b Peate0     
+F Ellisc Biltcliffe b Peate9     
*MT Rochfortb Peate5     
AW Hawkec Cummings b Peate0     
GH Leest Aspinall b Peate31     
H Lockwoodc Biltcliffe b Cummings14     
JT Rawlinc Cummings b Peate7     
BLH Robinsonc Young b Peate03    
J Grimshawnot out4     
CJ Youngst Aspinall b Peate0     
T Mayesst Aspinall b Peate01    
W Turnerb Mosley0     
Total(all out, 120 minutes, 73.3 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-? (J Lee), 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-19, 6-?, 7-63, 8-?, 9-69, 10-?, 11-?, 12-70 (73.3 ov)
J Horner's Yorkshire Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peate26   201110--
Horsfall8   3130--
Young6   350--
Biltcliffe9   3110--
Horner5   0150--
Cummings9   361--

J Horner's Yorkshire Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Foxc and b Hawke3     
J Horsfallb Rawlin22     
H Taylorc Rochfort b Lockwood9     
*J Hornerlbw b J Lee5     
A Mellorb Rawlin1     
F Leec Grimshaw b J Lee1     
B Youngc J Lee b Rawlin0     
GS Walkerc Rawlin b J Lee11     
+W Aspinallrun out4     
E Peatenot out19     
H Mosleyc Young b Turner4     
E Biltclifferun out2     
A Cummingsst +Mayes b Hawke1     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Fox), 2-35 (Taylor), 3-? (Horsfall), 4-? (Mellor), 5-41 (Lee), 6-? (Young), 7-53 (Horner), 8-? (Walker), 9-? (Aspinall), 10-? (Mosley), 11-84 (Biltcliffe), 12-88 (Cummings, 82.2 ov)
MT Rochfort's Yorkshire Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson14   10100 -
Turner16   6231 -
Hawke7.2532 -
Lockwood9   3141 -
Young8   470 -
Rawlin8   633 -
J Lee11   863 -
GH Lee6   1130 -
Grimshaw3   030 -

MT Rochfort's Yorkshire Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Leec Biltcliffe b Peate22     
J Grimshawb Peate0     
J Fearnleyst Aspinall b Peate3     
+F Ellisc Horsfall b Peate02    
*MT Rochfortb Peate9     
AW Hawkec Walker b Taylor4     
GH Lee hit wkt b Taylor1     
H Lockwoodb Taylor2     
JT Rawlinb Taylor2     
BLH Robinsonb Peate9  1- 
CJ Youngb Taylor1     
T Mayesc Horner b Peate1     
W Turnernot out0     
Extras(1 b, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Grimshaw), 2-9 (Fearnley), 3-? (Ellis), 4-33 (J Lee), 5-39 (Hawke), 6-? (GH Lee), 7-? (Rochfort), 8-? (Rawlin), 9-? (Robinson), 10-? (Lockwood), 11-? (Young), 12-56 (Mayes, 55.1 ov)
J Horner's Yorkshire Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peate28   14267--
Walker7   31201-

J Horner's Yorkshire Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+W Aspinallc +Mayes b J Lee4     
E Biltcliffec Young b Hawke15     
S Foxc and b Robinson8     
J Horsfallb Hawke0     
H Taylorb Robinson5     
*J Hornerc Fearnley b Robinson0     
A Mellornot out1     
F Leenot out1     
B Youngdid not bat      
GS Walkerdid not bat      
E Peatedid not bat      
H Mosleydid not bat      
A Cummingsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(6 wickets, 53.2 overs)39
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Aspinall), 2-24 (Biltcliffe), 3-27 (Horsfall), 4-34 (Fox), 5-35 (Horner), 6-36 (Taylor)
MT Rochfort's Yorkshire Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
J Lee9   481--
Hawke11   582--
Rawlin7   440--
Grimshaw4   280--

--> Day 1 Lunch: J Horner's Yorkshire Colts (1) 9/0 (Fox ?*, Horsfall ?*)
--> Day 2 Lunch: J Horner's Yorkshire Colts (2) 36/6 (Mellor ?*)
--> Bowling in the J Horner's Yorkshire Colts second innings adds 7 runs over

Our thanks to Arthur Haygarth for collecting the information and to Roger Heavens for providing this scorecard which was first published in Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies Volume 16. Copies of the book can be obtained from . Additions or corrections to this scorecard would be gratefully received.
Source records that the Yorkshire Colts played for the following clubs: Baildon (F Lee, Moseley), Birstall (Walker), Bradford (Rochfort), Castleford (Horner), Driffield (CJ Young), Elland (Aspinall), Farsley (Grimshaw), Greasbrough (Rawlin), Holbeck (J Lee), Huddersfield (Lockwood), Kirby over Bierlow (B Young), Lockwood (GH Lee), New Wortley (Robinson), Parkgate (Hawke), Penistone (Bitcliffe, Fearnley), Saltaire (Ellis, Fox), Scarborough (Taylor), Sheffield (Cummings, Turner), Todmorden (Horsfall), Windhill (Mellor), Wortley (Mayes) and Yeadon (Peate).
Source records that no fewer than 77 aspirants to cricket fame sent in their names to play in this Yorkshire trial match. The selection therefore was not easy.
F Ellis started as wicket-keeper in the short period before lunch on the first day, Mayes keepeing thereafter
The match continued after J Horner's Yorkshire Colts won
Mellor b Robinson 1
Lee not out 10
Young c Fearnley b Grimshaw 1
Walker b Rawlin 5
Peate c and b Rawlin 2
Mosley c Fearnley b Rawlin 6
Cummings c Turner b Rawlin 0
Extras 5
Total (all out) 62
Bowling for complete innings
Robinson 4-15; Rawlin 4-8; Grimshaw 1-?





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