Lancashire lose their Onions

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Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by ClaretTony » Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:26 pm

Graham Onions picked up a back injury prior to the first Bob Willis Trophy game and has now been advised not to play professional sport again.

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Post by fzr162 » Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:46 pm

If it's only at a professional level that he can't play then he'll be ok at Lancashire.
Come on you Tykes.

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Post by tybfc » Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:52 pm

Big loss for Lancs though they have just kept Derbyshire down to 98 in a T20

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Re: Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by jdrobbo » Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:57 pm

Bunny Onions has been first class since the day he arrived from Durham. Big loss.

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Post by lakedistrictclaret » Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:01 pm

He will be a big loss.

I've watched a fair bit of County Championship cricket during the past few years. Onions was always someone who looked likely to take a wicket.

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Re: Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by tiger76 » Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:11 pm

Disappointing news for him and for Lancs, but he was 37 and would likely have hung up his boots soon anyway, it sounds like he's exploring coaching opportunities, and Lancs would do well to keep him on in some capacity, equally he may wish to return to Durham.

He also played 9 tests for England, and there's not many sportsmen that have the honour of playing for their country.

Best of luck to him whatever path he chooses to pursue post his playing career.
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Post by bodge » Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:09 pm

At least you've got his eye watering salary off the books.

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Post by conyoviejo » Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:09 pm

The world is just a great big Onion.

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Post by Marney&Mee » Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:43 pm

Third in a long line after Paul Shallott and Jason Scallion

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Post by MACCA » Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:59 pm

That shallot for Graham

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Re: Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by tybfc » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:02 pm

bodge wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:09 pm
At least you've got his eye watering salary off the books.
A bit like that of Bresnan's.

If my distant memory serves me right Lancs made an operating profit of over £7.5 million last year so Onions wages wouldn't have been causing undue concern.

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Post by Clarets4me » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:04 pm

We will always have the scorecard entry of " Coleman ct. Mustard b.Onions 0 " to remember him by ( Durham v Scotland, Yorkshire Bank Trophy June 2013 ) ....

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Re: Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by bodge » Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:46 pm

Whoosh for ty.

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Re: Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by tybfc » Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:11 pm

You got me bodge fair and square
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Re: Lancashire lose their Onions

Post by chekhov » Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:02 am

With respect to the op, and I know he comes up with some good puns, surely this one doesn’t work.
It’s typical to know one’s onions, but I can’t imagine losing them.
Or am I losing my marbles?

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