Club Cricket Conference

Monday, 27th March 2017

Freuchie CC fight complacency to arrest rapid decline

Freuchie CC fight complacency to arrest rapid decline

A few cricket clubs disappear every year through a shortage of players, financial problems or sheer complacency, but they can regenerate. Freuchie CC discovered this in nick of time last year before their sensational return to the East of Scotland Cricket Association's top tier.

The cricket community reeled at the shock news from local media at the start of the 2016 season that Freuchie, one of Scotland's most famous clubs, feared they could fold through a shortage of players. 
Umpires help D & B pavilion fund after blaze destruction

Umpires help D & B pavilion fund after blaze destruction

Downham & Bellingham CC had their pavilion in Bromley completely destroyed by arson.

Charity defibrillator scheme touches clubs at Lord's ceremony

Charity defibrillator scheme touches clubs at Lord's ceremony

Defibrillators were presented to four clubs via a programme set up by the Club Cricket Charity.

England's blind cricketers face their Indian mission impossible

England's blind cricketers face their Indian mission impossible

England's visually impaired players started the World T20 blind tournament in Delhi this week.

Min Patel can look back on his CCC coaching years with pride

Min Patel can look back on his CCC coaching years with pride

The former England left-arm spinner Min Patel has stood down as the CCC's coach.

'Believe me - you are still a valuable member of this team'

'Believe me - you are still a valuable member of this team'

A recent newsletter from the London-based Academy of Executive Coaching.

The Conference Cup is back !!

The Conference Cup is back !!

The CCC Board have decided to re-instate The Conference Cup.

Batsmen await jeopardy from fielding helmets

Batsmen await jeopardy from fielding helmets

An oddity in the Laws - that a batsman cannot be given out caught off a fielder's helmet.

Clubs are enthused by MCC umpire experiment

Clubs are enthused by MCC umpire experiment

The experiment giving umpires the power to send off abusive players was monitored during 2016.

CCC Annual Lunch continues to justify massive reputation

CCC Annual Lunch continues to justify massive reputation

Another riotously successful CCC Annual Lunch was attended by 570 cricket enthusiasts.

Welsh cricket community responds to help stricken Derrick

Welsh cricket community responds to help stricken Derrick

Clubs in South Wales have been praised for rallying in support.

Lessons from Bangladesh defeat seem unlikely to be heeded

Lessons from Bangladesh defeat seem unlikely to be heeded

England drew a two-match Test series on the spinning pitches of Bangladesh.

Swardeston take East Anglian standards to high level

Swardeston take East Anglian standards to high level

There can be little doubt that Swardeston finished the season as the outstanding club of 2016.

Roffey repeat their point against cross-town Horsham

Roffey repeat their point against cross-town Horsham

Roffey could be called the elite Horsham club for a third year. 

Bowden honoured at Lord's for leadership in Sussex cricket

Bowden honoured at Lord's for leadership in Sussex cricket

David Bowden was presented with the Lifetime Achiever award.

Eddie Ballard: Our latest Capped Player

Eddie Ballard: Our latest Capped Player

Eddie Ballard, received his CCC Cap (No. 253) from Tour Manager, Simon Routh. 

Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India 2016

Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India 2016

The Southall Travel Spin Scholarship to India trials once again proved to be a great success. 

Hameed might find tempo crucial part of Test batting

Hameed might find tempo crucial part of Test batting

The rise of the Lancashire and England Under-19 opener Haseeb Hameed.

Teddington ride Morton's early blitz to finish top

Teddington ride Morton's early blitz to finish top

Teddington's million-pound fund-raising project hss been given a boost.

CCC team for end-of-season tour to Jersey announced

CCC team for end-of-season tour to Jersey announced

The CCC will for the fifth consecutive year undertake an end-of-season tour to Jersey.

T Rippon Mid-Essex Cricket League win the Sovereign Trophy

T Rippon Mid-Essex Cricket League win the Sovereign Trophy

The T Rippon Mid Essex Cricket League thrashed the Caribbean Cup Competition X1