Club Cricket Conference

Sunday, 17th December 2017

Club cricket and ECB have ever more in common

Club cricket and ECB have ever more in common

The ever-closer union between recreational cricket and the ECB - as the phrase goes in this Brexit era - is still growing ever closer, judging by news announced at the barn-storming, packed annual CCC lunch at Lord's on 27 November.

Robbie Book, the Club Cricket Conference chairman, disclosed that the National Cricket Conference would become involved in disciplinary panel services in club leagues nationwide, and help encourage competitive youth cricket in the summer holiday period. 

ECB weigh into defibrillator fund with £100,000 donation

ECB weigh into defibrillator fund with £100,000 donation

The ECB has donated £100,000 to The Club Cricket Charity's national defibrillator fund. 

Ashes battle follows hard on quirky English summer

Ashes battle follows hard on quirky English summer

The debate about the crossbow bolt subsided and attention soon turned to the Ashes.

Coles captains MCC in year's final overseas tour

Coles captains MCC in year's final overseas tour

Mike Coles (Corsham) has flown out to Tanzania as captain of the MCC in their last tour of 2017.

Radford receives national ECB honour for Felbridge roles

Radford receives national ECB honour for Felbridge roles

Graham Radford, of Felbridge & Sunnyside CC in Sussex, winner of the Lifetime Achiever prize. 

ECB encouraged by turf-stitching pitch experiment

ECB encouraged by turf-stitching pitch experiment

The ECB have been testing a reinforced turf system this summer.

Primary reasons for Beckenham's incredible season

Primary reasons for Beckenham's incredible season

Perhaps Beckenham CC were better known as the Primary Club founders.

Chelmsford town hosts theatres of dreams

Chelmsford town hosts theatres of dreams

Wanstead & Snaresbrook CC can celebrate a magnificent season.

Daniel Yarnley - CCC Capped Player Number 258

Daniel Yarnley - CCC Capped Player Number 258

Daniel Yarnley, received his CCC Cap from Alf Langley, former CCC player (Cap No. 133).

Maunders century sets up Sunbury cakewalk

Maunders century sets up Sunbury cakewalk

Sunbury win the first final of The Conference Cup for the Bertie Joel Trophy.

Ealing in trophy-hunting groove before final

Ealing in trophy-hunting groove before final

Ealing have adjusted to life after Chris Peploe by wrapping up the Middlesex County CL title

Elliott Davis League win 2017 Sovereign Trophy

Elliott Davis League win 2017 Sovereign Trophy

The Elliott Davis London Cricket League team convincingly won the 2017 Sovereign Trophy final

E Grinstead sense champagne time as Evans bags 9 wickets

E Grinstead sense champagne time as Evans bags 9 wickets

Bradley Evans, the East Grinstead opening bowler, took the first nine wickets to fall against Anstey CC.

Crash! Wanstead's fliers hit pleasant nightmare

Crash! Wanstead's fliers hit pleasant nightmare

Great times at Wanstead & Snaresbrook but their weekend fixtures have turned into a "nightmare" 

Tip-top Wanstead still chasing four major honours

Tip-top Wanstead still chasing four major honours

Essex League leaders Wanstead & Snaresbrook are still in line for four major trophies.

Favourites must wait as Sovereign final is postponed

Favourites must wait as Sovereign final is postponed

The Sovereign Trophy final scheduled for this week has been postponed due to the weather.


Richard Wharton - CCC Capped Player Number 257

Richard Wharton - CCC Capped Player Number 257

Richard Wharton, received his CCC Cap (No. 257) from David Perrin, CCC President for 2017.

Havering CC another victim of summer traveller trespass

Havering CC another victim of summer traveller trespass

The  problem of traveller convoys parking on cricket grounds remains a threat to some clubs.

The Conference Cup / Bertie Joel Quarter Finals Draw

The Conference Cup / Bertie Joel Quarter Finals Draw

Former England test player Keith Fletcher made the draw for the Home teams.

Cumbrian Miles makes double century impact down south

Cumbrian Miles makes double century impact down south

The Cumberland opener Jonathan Miles made a major impact in his first season south.

MCC visit underpins German cricket boom

MCC visit underpins German cricket boom

The recent MCC visit to Frankfurt turned attention to the rise of cricket in Germany.