Cricket

A prestigious cricket match held on 4 July 2018 at Stonyhurst College between the Stonyhurst Gentlemen’s XI and the Vatican (St Peter’s) Cricket Team, known as the Vatican XI, has ended in a spectacular victory for the visiting side.Staff and alumni from the famous British school formed a special Stonyhurst Gentlemen’s XI for the occasion. The match at Stonyhurst College was the first fixture of the Vatican XI’s 4th Light of Faith Tour of England. The Vatican XI comprises priests and...
The Vatican (St Peter’s) Cricket Team has announced the schedule for its 2018 Tour of England - from the 3rd to the 15th of July - , which will be the 4th Light of Faith Tour of England for the Vatican XI. The team last visited the UK on an official tour in 2016.This high profile and significant tour will commence at Stonyhurst College, with the inaugural cricket match between Stonyhurst and the Vatican XI taking place at the College on Wednesday 4 July 2018 at 1.00pm. During the tour, the...