Club Cricket Conference

Sunday, 24th February 2019

Beaconsfield incidents underline fly-tipping menace

Beaconsfield incidents underline fly-tipping menace

Burglaries and vandalism is a routine hazard for so many cricket clubs, during the close season especially, but fly-tipping can be another disgusting hazard. 

Almost a million incidents of fly-tipping were reported by councils in England last winter, and quite a number happened in or near cricket grounds, perhaps due to accessible open space or rural location. This figure was a slight decrease from the previous winter, but still serious enough. 

Championship cricket regains soul  in 2019

Championship cricket regains soul in 2019

Club cricket should receive a major boost in
2019. 

Below Cook knighthood there was nobody from volunteers

Below Cook knighthood there was nobody from volunteers

The knighthood for Alastair Cook was richly deserved in the New Year's Honours list.

Yellowing history highlights Goole's Trueman dilemma

Yellowing history highlights Goole's Trueman dilemma

Personal View:  Charles Randall
12 December 2018

Lowe family enjoys experience of CCC hospitality and spin

Lowe family enjoys experience of CCC hospitality and spin

The father of a spin scholarship winner enjoyed his CCC lunch at Lord's last week.

MCC soon recognise reality of 'dangerous' full toss

MCC soon recognise reality of 'dangerous' full toss

The law makers at the MCC have bowed to common sense.

Mitcham and Sandham have their place in war Remembrance

Mitcham and Sandham have their place in war Remembrance

Andy Sandham, Mitcham CC's most famous player, is one of the county cricketers from the First World War.

Minor County venues to host the professionals again

Minor County venues to host the professionals again

Minor counties will be hosting a professional county for one match from 2020 onwards.

Herts plough lone furrow as play-offs perplex

Herts plough lone furrow as play-offs perplex

The chairman of the Club Cricket Conference is still fuming, and I don't blame him.



Clubs enjoy reflected glory from Surrey clean sweep

Clubs enjoy reflected glory from Surrey clean sweep

Club cricket in Surrey received due recognition at the Cricket Writers Club awards.

Sunbury retain The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy

Sunbury retain The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy

This was a proper final between two equally matched teams.

Plucky Stanmore outshine even all-conquering Richmond

Plucky Stanmore outshine even all-conquering Richmond

Hardly possible, one might have thought, to steal the thunder from Richmond.

Durham club still faces extinction after jailing of treasurer

Durham club still faces extinction after jailing of treasurer

A massive fraud by a trusted official has pushed a cricket club in Durham close to extinction.

Nine-match ban seems way too harsh for Purnell incident

Nine-match ban seems way too harsh for Purnell incident

The Purnell CC bowler who has been banned for nine matches by the Somerset County League.

Michael Peter Redmayne Welch - 6th October 1942 – 13th July 2018

Michael Peter Redmayne Welch - 6th October 1942 – 13th July 2018

We are deeply saddened to report the death of Michael Welch

ECB sympathies should  focus on bowlers and not the bat

ECB sympathies should focus on bowlers and not the bat

There are many illegal outsize bats being used in club cricket this summer.

Churchill-Coleman makes most of mismatch with 39 sixes

Churchill-Coleman makes most of mismatch with 39 sixes

The treble hundred by Ollie Churchill-Coleman for Irthlingborough Town CC third team.

The Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India 2018 - Trials

The Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India 2018 - Trials

The CCC and Southall Travel are proud to announce details of ‎this year's Spin Competition.

 
Character Through Cricket given London trial

Character Through Cricket given London trial

The Government has announced 10 sports-based projects to encourage integration.

ECB's race targeting could take politics too far

ECB's race targeting could take politics too far

ECB's announcement about scholarships for selected south asian youth players causes concern.


Lintz precedent gives hope to threatened Kenilworth

Lintz precedent gives hope to threatened Kenilworth

Kenilworth CC know that a housing estate is to be built on green belt land adjoining their ground.