League cricket hit Hertfordshire in 1968 when the Herts Competition was started, Radlett, true to tradition, declined to join. The breathalyser was brought in that year but despite the Government’s best endeavours, bar sales stayed buoyant.
Peter Lord was competing for the first team wicket-keeping spot with Brian Standring – arguably and ironically the two best ‘keepers the Club has had. Charlie Randall and David Murley began creeping up the order.
Taylor’s team finished the season with a flourish, winning 11 out of the last 14 matches (18 wins overall), with Jenkin hitting 800 runs, and Bill Marshall heading the bowling with his left-arm spin. Arnie Hubbard, a recent recruit and future captain, hit his maiden ton for Radlett.