It was suggested to me that all of the tributes paid to Erika on Facebook should go on to the website so that everyone has access to them.  They come from all over the world and from players past and present. They nicely sum up what people felt about Erika:


“Really sad news, she was a wonderful scorer who and turned up in pretty much every weather to score for the Sunday 2’s up until only 3 seasons ago. What an innings though.”

“A fantastic supporter of the club, never shy to give advice and incredibly generous. RIP Erika.”

“What sad news for all who knew her. Erika was a wonderful member of the club. May she rest in peace.”

“Really sad news. RIP Erika.”

“Sad news. Wonderful supporter of W&H.”

“Very sad news. A wonderful character and supporter of the club for many years. Few of us will forget her harsh - and absolutely justified - words after yet another batting collapse.”

“Very sad indeed. Lovely lady and a great supporter of the club. A big loss.”

“Oh so sad to read this. She was such a character x”

“The club has lost a true legend and supporter of the club. I will miss her passionate disappointment of the teams’ (and often mine) lack of performance, as well as her dogs who were equally dazed and patient observers. Rest easy Erica.”

“I'm completely devastated to hear this news. She was always so very kind to me and looked after Dave when she was doing the scoring at his matches. She was as much "the club" as the members. Both Dave and I enjoyed speaking with her and hearing her stories. Dave loved her very much and always rang her once a week to make sure she was okay. What a huge loss to the club. So very sad. My thoughts, condolences and love to her family xxx”

“This is really sad news! She was an awesome woman, with loads of knowledge and love for the club! RIP Erika xx”

“Sad news! RIP”

“She was the sort of person that means amateur sport thrives. Always thought she secretly thought she could have done better than we all did. What a legend.”

“Sad, sad news. Never forget her first comment to me all those years ago at Albury!!!! Glad I managed to change her opinion.”

“Sorry loss - Geoff Surrey deaf cricket county.”

“Am really sorry to hear this. A great character.”

“A true loss in all senses. Erika was a lovely lady and a real asset to our club.”

“Very sad news indeed...was a very big supporter of mine as captain as well as the team. Did an amazing job as scorer for the club. Will be sorely missed. RIP Erika, thanks for everything.”

“Such sad news! A wonderful human being and always a welcome sight at the club. Sincere condolences to her family.”

“So sad. Wonderful characters like Erika help make a club great. Many fond memories of her warmth, wit, wisdom and coloured pens. RIP.”

“Really sad news. I have nothing but good memories of Erika and the world of cricket is a less interesting place with her gone. RIP.”

“Sad News, Shall miss her - An awesome women with loads of passion for sports and club, RIP Erika.”

“Very sad news, what a great character she was. Always felt she was as much a part of our team as the players. Real loss to the club and the world of cricket.”

“Folk like Erika are the character of clubs, and she certainly was part of ours. Thoughts with her family."

“RIP Erika.... wonderful soul will miss seeing her at club... thoughts with family & friends.”

“Very sad to hear this. RIP Erika.”

“Can’t believe it. So sorry to hear the news. One of the nicest people ever and it was always a pleasure chatting to her, a true club legend.”

“RIP - a wonderful lady.”

“Very sad news.”

“Very sad news, lovely lady . RIP Erika.”

“She was very much a part of our team. She gave us tremendous support for so many years. The stick she gave us after another poor performance still makes me smile. Rest in peace Erika. You deserve it having put up with us for thirty years. Thank you.”

“RIP Erika”

“RIP Erika - you were a treasure.”

“RIP Erika, a W&H legend.”

“RIP Erika. A true legend.”


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