1. Sam Raphael (w/k) - The club's overseas player for 2007. Probably scored more runs in all forms of cricket in a single season than any other Lymington overseas player, notching up 561 league runs in just 14 innings including a best of 111 versus Andover, but scored many more runs in cups and friendlies including a brilliant 147 against the MCC. Useful bowler too, taking 12 league wickets, which was ironic since when he returned to Adelaide he became South Australia's first choice wicketkeeper! Made 25 First Class appearances with a highest score of 80. His last appearance came against New South Wales in 2017 when a certain Pat Cummins dismissed him twice.

2. Ben Rogers - Devastating pinch-hitter who joined the club in 2014. In 93 innings has scored more than 1,500 runs with a best of 110 against Hampshire Academy in his first season. Excellent fielder with 27 SPCL catches to his name.

3. Morgan Rushbrook - Hugely talented Australian born all rounder who, in his three and a half years with Lymington, totalled just under 1,900 league and cup runs and took 57 wickets. Saved his greatest performance for last on the final day of the 2010 season. With Lymo desperately needing to win to avoid relegation from the Premier Division he scored a brilliant century which included 10 fours and 5 sixes, and then took five wickets as Lymington came out on top by just one run in the most dramatic fashion. It would prove to be his last ever game for the club before emigrating back to Australia.

4. Dan Rutherford - Left handed Australian all rounder who enjoyed two spells with the club, initially as a colt when he starred in the club's Under 15 Europa Cup triumph in 1996, scoring 52 not out in the final. Returned to play as an overseas player for the Second XI in 1999 and progressed to the First XI by the end of the season with a top score of 44 at Bournemouth. Arguably his best innings came in a Cross Solent League match at Cormorants when he skillfully compiled an unbeaten 109. Tidy seam bowler with best figures of 4-62 versus Old Basing. Represented Hampshire Colts and is relative of New Zealand Test star Ken Rutherford.

5. Jack Roberts - Former colt who had two fine seasons with the bat in 2016 and 2017 averaging 31 and 44 respectively. Was a key member of the Second XI who gained promotion from HCL Division One in 2017, scoring 313 runs in eight innings with a best of 107 at Burridge.

6. Josh Royan - Precocious talent who, at just 17 years of age, is already an established First XI player. Has scored 255 runs at an average of 23.18 including a best of 53 not out against Alton. Has a highest overall score of 68 against Hythe & Dibden for the Second XI last season. Wicket taking medium pace bowler with a Premier Division best of 4-26 against Hampshire Academy. Particularly useful in the T20 competitions where, in just six matches, he already has two four wicket returns.

7. Cameron Robertson - Right handed batsman and leg spinner who progressed through the colts to the First XI. Has taken 21 SPCL wickets including 3-36 against Ryde for the Second XI. Attacking batsman, top score of 58 for the Seconds at Trojans last season.

8. Drew Robinson - Attacking batsman from Trojans who played for the Second XI from 2014 to 2018, scoring 1,050 runs. Top score of 95 against Ryde in 2016. Good slip fielder.

9. Francesca Robertson - When 'Frankie' made her debut for the Second XI at Trojans last season, she became Lymington's first female Southern Premier League player. Previously represented Lymo's junior section producing a host of match winning performances. Has played for St Cross in the Hampshire Cricket League Women's Division and has a top score of 46 against the Royal Navy in 2017 and best bowling figures of 3-20 versus Odiham & Greywell, also in 2017.

10. Brian Rickman - Legendary Lymo character, old school cricketer and WG Grace lookalike. Mainstay of the Fourth XI, founded the Elite CC in 1983 to offer a chance to those too young or too old to play league cricket. A determined batsman and canny bowler, his finest hour for Lymington came in a friendly against Exbury in 1981 when he took 6-8 including a hat trick. His standard method of wicket taking was the 'ice ball', a delivery lobbed so high in the air that the perplexed batsman couldn't decide whether to charge up the pitch and hit it on the full or wait for it to bounce. The end result was usually either a catch in the deep or a stumping. Tragically, in 1994 'Rickers' succumbed to cancer after a two and a half year battle at just 56 years of age.

11. Geoff Renshaw - Evergreen pipe smoking left arm wrist spinner, prefers social cricket to the rigours of the modern league stuff. Arguably his finest performance in Lymington colours (well, office shirt and hand-knitted sweater - he refused to wear any branded kit for ethical reasons) came at Christchurch in 2004 when 'Renners' won the match for Lymo with five wickets, including the last wicket off the final ball of the day.

Scorer: Polly Rhodes - Scored for Lymington First XI before moving to Somerset where she scores for the county and, on occasions, for international fixtures at Lord's.

Mentions: Harry Rogers, Mark Ross, Peter Rickman, Frank Read, Mark Rayner, Melissa Rayner, Frank Robinson, John Royan

Summary: What an eclectic bunch. Rushbrook kept Lymington up single-handedly in 2010 and he may have to produce similar miracles here. Hiding Rickers and Renners in the field will be his first problem. 

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