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Shenfield Cricket Club

Established 1921

Members of the Shepherd Neame Essex League

(The ECB accredited Premier League of Essex)

Affiliated to the Club Cricket Conference

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Dates for your Diary

Thursday 11th January 2018, 8pm
Annual General Meeting
All are welcome.
Wednesday 4th July 2018, 13:30 start
Over 50s County match, Essex v Kent, to be played at SCC
Sunday, 8th July 2018, 11:30 start
Shenfield High School v the MCC, to be played at SCC
SOCIAL EVENTS
are all at SCC unless otherwise stated.
2018 Saturday 3rd February
Fall off Wagon Party!
2018 Friday 9th March, 7pm
Shenfield CC Gentlemen’s Evening
To be held at Old Brentwoods Sports & Social Club
Full details on this flyer.
2018 Date TBA
Ladies Evening
Details to follow.

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News

19th November 2017
Protest Photo Shoot:
Many thanks to everyone who attended the club this afternoon to show their support against the current Council dispute.
The turnout of members, players [young and old], family, friends and supporters proves that the Club’s standing within the community is valued.
The efforts of all are appreciated and we must continue to lobby our local MP, Alex Burghart and the leader of Brentwood Borough Council, Louise MacKinlay.
For all updates follow @Shenfield_CC and our website Shenfield.cc.
Here are some photos.
A representative of the Brentwood Gazette took photos and, hopefully, one will appear with an article in this Wednesday's paper.
16th November 2017
SAVE OUR CLUB:
YOUR HELP IS BADLY NEEDED. The existence of Shenfield Cricket Club is once again under the spotlight as Brentwood Borough Council are making overtures to assume total control, management and retention of the income generated from our car park as well as threatening to evict us from the second pitch - we must stop this action or risk losing the Club.
Please follow the links below to see how you can help by signing the online petition and turning up for the Protest Photoshoot. Also read our Defence Dossier.
14th November 2017
Quiz Night last Friday:
A very successful event - we made £445 profit from front of house (winners prizes donated back helped), plus bar takings, so a worthwhile fun night out.
Fundraising events are vital. If you have an idea for one, please contact Adam or Lisa Munday, our Social Secretaries.
30th October 2017
Another special match arranged for next season, on Wednesday 4th July, 13:30 start:
We will be hosting one of the over 50s County games, Essex v. Kent..
All are welcome.
25th October 2017
Special match to be played next season, on Sunday, 8th July, 11:30 start:
We will be hosting an all-day match between Shenfield High School and the MCC!!
The arrangement of this prestigious event is thanks to the tenacity and negotiating skills of Richard Abson-Bennett and will be a biennial event.
Everyone is welcome to come along and support this wonderful event.
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
Jack Plom:
Many congratulations to Jack 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...
Fosters £3
Southwold £3
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
1st Prize Mike Jarvis £88.50
2nd Prize Jack Kliber £59.00
3rd Prize Stuart Borman £29.50
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 mail@shenfield.cc
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:
  • Derek Willmott
  • Sam Wilson
  • Mike Jarvis
  • William Dowlen
  • Tom Kingsley
  • Susan Wright (x2)
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.
Look forward to seeing you there. Best regards,
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.
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