Dates for your Diary
are all at SCC
unless otherwise stated.
- Friday, 20th, 6pm
- The bar will be open.
West Ham v Brighton on the box!
Food available! (Adults and kids)
£2.50 bottle of San Miguel
£15 bottle of Prosecco.
£3.50 Tanqueray + tonic!
- Friday 10th November
- Quiz Night
- 2018 Saturday 3rd February
- Fall off Wagon Party!
Main Committee Meetings
- Wednesday 25th October, 7pm
- 16th October 2017
- Our Magnificent Colts:
The Colts section has had a highly successful season with six trophies won.
The U9s were East Division and West Division Champions and won the League Cup.
The U11s won Division Two West.
The U13s took the Midweek T20 League title, also the League Cup.
U9s Team Manager, James Dowlen commented: "Our U9 side have performed outstandingly this season and reaped the rewards for all their hard work."
This text was featured in last week's Essex Chronicle/Brentwood Gazette.
Here's a photo of the U13s team at Bentley on Finals Day
and here's another with the many spectators. Captain Alfie Griffin is holding the Cup.
- 15th October 2017
- Ryan Plom:
Many congratulations to Ryan on being selected to be in the England U19 squad for next month’s tour to South Africa.
He was featured in the Essex Chronicle/Brentwood Gazette. Read all about it.
- 10th October 2017
- Unfortunately this Friday's charity night for St Francis Hospice is having to be re‑arranged :
So, we will be opening as normal from 6pm to members.
Food available for both adults and kids AND some drinks deals as follows...
Bottle of prosecco £15
Please come down for a drink or three, the club really needs out
of season support to help cover the £1000 a month costs of
running the club over the winter.
- 24th September 2017
- End of Season Working Party, Saturday 30th September, from 9am:
A reminder that we need as many volunteers as possible. "Many hands make light work" may be a very old saying, but it's still very true!
- 22nd September 2017
- 50/50 Club Winners:
Congratulations to our recent winners.
If you want the chance to win prize money, all you need to do is join the 50/Club.
See here for details
|August 2017 Draw
- 21st September 2017
- Get out your old photos:
Our centenary may seem a long way off, but you know how the years just whizz by, so we thought we would make an early start.
We are researching the first 50 years of SCC history at the Courage Playing Fields and asking everyone for any old photos from the 1930s to the 1980s of the teams,
the ground and the old and new pavilions, as we have very few photos from that era. Maybe you weren’t playing then, but your Dad was?
We would also like any anecdotes which might be suitable for a booklet that will be produced for our centenary year.
Please send any of the above to email@example.com
- 9th September 2017
- Volunteers needed for the end of season working party 30th September:
We are meeting at the Club from 9:00 a.m. on Saturday 30th September to tidy up and store away the cricket equipment etc.
for the winter. Bacon butties and hot drinks will be served.
If there is a good turnout, then we can accomplish many other little jobs in advance of next Spring.
If the weather is threatening we can focus our efforts on the inside of the pavilion.
Hope to see you there.
- 6th September 2017
- Please come along and support the Under 19s in their NatWest Under 19 T20 Semi Final match on Sunday 10th September at Billericay CC:
They will be playing against Wanstead & Snaresbrook, on pitch one (to the left of the pavilion), the match starting at 10:30 am.
If they win this match they will face either Loughton or Oakfield Parkonians in the Final which starts at 2:30pm.
- 2nd September 2017
- Chairmen's Day and Race Night (27th August) round‑up:
What a wonderful day!
We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all those Club members, Players, Colts and Colt parents, SCC supporters and guests
for a magnificent fundraising effort.
They may say the weather makes the occasion, it certainly helped but our fabulous and loyal club supporters made the day
[and the evening] a huge success.
All this, underpinned by our strong club spirit and sense of community across every age group brought the club together
in such a brilliant way!!
There were so many contributions from all quarters [and we apologise for not listing everyone];
the Scouts providing the marquee [thank you] and Martin Spicer and his band of helpers quickly setting it up in no time,
Bill Hindley erecting a new flagpole complete with a golden cockerel and weathervane gives our club a wonderful uniqueness,
and special thanks goes to the tea ladies under Jo Ballington's guidance - this was a centrepiece of excellence.
The cricket matches could not have been closer, played under a blazing sun in "Australian-like conditions" with both games
ending in very tense finishes to the growing crowd's delight. Following a brief post-match presentation and thanks to the players and guest players,
our supporters soon filled the pavilion for the much anticipated Race Night. This proved a real winner under the stewardship of Martin Ekers, ably supported by Stuart Borman
and many volunteers on the night - we couldn't have done it without you and the race sponsors, owners, jockeys, staff and energetic participation from everyone!
We have winnings to distribute to the following lucky stakeholders:
We do not have a confirmed total fund raising amount just yet as monies are still to be aggregated from various other sources: the Colts BBQ £80 [Garry and Martin],
raffle money from a kindly donated, autographed bat £292, Club cash gift on the night circa £60 and the Race Night - a staggering £5,500!!
This has been the best fund raising effort to date; many thanks and well done.
Please now take time out to relax before "Sal's Rock and Roll show" on the 9th September followed by the club's Annual Dinner and Dance on the 6th October
- details on the website.
- Derek Willmott
- Sam Wilson
- Mike Jarvis
- William Dowlen
- Tom Kingsley
- Susan Wright (x2)
Look forward to seeing you there.
Andrew, Matt and all the Committee members
Here are the details of the winners and runners-up.
- 1st September 2017
- WE WANT YOU!: Following last Sunday's great day of cricket and a great evening of entertainment with the Race Night, which brought together members of the club,
both past and present, as well as their families,
Shenfield Cricket Club are looking to recruit volunteers to join the Social Committee to further promote events at the club.
Full details here.
- 31st August 2017
- Martin Ekers:
At last night’s Main Committee Meeting, Martin was presented with the Jack Petchey Leader’s Award.
Martin has been a member of the club for many years and through his position of Colts Secretary has supported both Colts and senior players in their development
as well being an active member of the clubs Colts and Main committees.
Here is the photo of his presentation, also his citation.
- 31st August 2017
- Our Under 19s:
Congratulations to them on getting through to the Semi Finals.
The Semi Finals and the Final will be played at Billericay CC on Sunday, 10th September. The start time is still TBC, but will be posted here when known.
- 28th August 2017
- Inaugural Chairmen’s Day:
This successful event, held yesterday, saw two T20 matches with mixed teams - 1sts & 2nd XIs in one match and and 3rds,4ths & 5ths in another.
It brought all sections of the club together and was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
After the matches there was a Race Night which generated great interest and participation from all age groups and a much needed boost to our bank balance.
Here are a few photos.
- 22nd August 2017
- Our U19s are into the Quarter‑Finals:
They will be playing at Home v Brentwood on Monday 28th August.
This T20 match starts at 2pm. Supporters welcome - there will be a BBQ!
- 18th August 2017
- Race Night and Club Matches, 27th August:
This is our biggest, and probably last opportunity before the season closes to bring the club together across all memberships and ages.
There will be two T20 games. The first, starting at 14:00 will comprise players from the 5ths, 4ths, 3rds and older Colts.
There will be a wonderful tea before the second match, starting at 16:30, with players from 1sts, 2nds and guest players.
There should be a wonderful atmosphere.
The cricket will be followed with a brilliant, fun evening of horse racing.
After a lot of hard work by very few people, all nine races are sold out, and races sponsored.
All we need now is a good turnout and for people to place their bets.
If horse racing isn't your thing, then no worries - we can all still contribute to the day/evening and the prosperity of the club by:
making a donation, backing a horse or jockey or just come along on the day if only for a few hours.
We do want to see the Senior Members, i.e. VPs and Life VPs of the club more regularly than the luncheons. Our club can only prosper with active support across all memberships, and,
as senior members, your visibility is important in consolidating our supportive culture and therefore welcome your participation and contribution.