Now they are going a step further by raising money through the Just Giving website for the Nelson's Journey charity which supports bereaved children.
The boys are aiming to raise £500 and at the time of writing had already reached £117. So if you have enjoyed the exploits of the deadly duo and want to help such a worthy cause pop along to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/derek-trotter-globetrotter and boost the fund.
I think you will all agree that Derek and Rodney have brought a little ray of sunshine into our lives at what has been and what threatens once again to be a very difficult time.
Hethersett and Tas Valley were beaten in their National Village Cup second round match by Cambridgeshire side Foxton but the club is getting closer to beating their nemesis.
This year Hethersett lost by just 24 runs and have vowed to keep on keeping on until they triumph against the side that have knocked them out of the competition in five of the past six years.
Ian Bryce took three wickets and then hit 96, but it was all to no avail but a brave effort.
A few days ago I mentioned that the Queen's Head were taking part in the Government scheme aimed at providing food and drink for half price with the difference being topped up. The basics are that you can have food and soft drinks for 50% off up to a maximum of £10.
Janey's Village Café is also taking part in the scheme which runs from Mondays to Wednesdays throughout August. Janey's will be open from 9 am until 2 pm but booking is advisable.