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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

2017 News

22nd July 2017
Shenfield Village Sign:
Today saw the launch of the Shenfield Village Sign depicting 2000 years of Shenfield’s history ,from Roman times through to the Crossrail Elizabeth Line. It was commissioned by The Shenfield Environmental Partnership.
Pupils at Shenfield St Mary’s c of E School and Shenfield High School researched the history and were asked for their ideas on design and what should be depicted. Both schools wanted Shenfield Cricket Club to part of the design, which is why you can see stumps, bat and ball! Our Chairman, Andrew Maxwell, and his wife Linda were at the launch, along with a number of local dignitaries.
You will see the sign on the grass verge between Oliver Road and Holmwood Avenue.
Here’s a photo.
5th July 2017
Jack Plom is in the news again and more congratulations in order: Jack has been named in the England U19 squad for the summer series against India! Read all about it.
3rd July 2017
Jack Plom will now not be playing for the League at the Essex County Ground on Tuesday night:
This is due to him being called up to play for the Essex 2nd XI. Congratulations, Jack.
28th June 2017
Two exciting matches coming up next week where your support would be very welcome:
Jack Plom will be playing for the annual Essex Premier Leagues Team v Essex Eagles in a Floodlight T20 match at the County Ground on Tuesday 4th July, starting at 7pm. Playing against the likes of Mohammad Amir, Ryan ten Doeschate and Ravi Bopora promises to be quite an experience!
Entry is free and it would be great if a good number of people turned up to support Jack, who will be playing in his Shenfield CC T20 kit! Good luck, Jack.
Our T20 team are through to the Quarter Finals and will play v Hornchurch, Thursday 6th July away at Harrow Lodge Park. 6pm start.
Winners progress to the finals day at Billericay on Sunday 16th July!
23rd June 2017
Your own SCC Club Blazer for £100:
Please complete the attached form and follow details as explained.
17th June 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
Feb 2017 Draw
1st Prize Eileen Kan £44.25
2nd Prize Richard Hindley £29.50
3rd Prize Martin Ekers £14.75
May 2017 Draw
1st Prize Nigel Swan £70.50
2nd Prize Paul Carter £47.00
3rd Prize Linda Maxwell £23.50
4th June 2017
Much as we missed Matt Salisbury playing for us yesterday, we are delighted that he had a great day playing for Hampshire agains Warwickshire:
He took two wickets in his first over, including that of Ian Bell. which goes down as a good start in anyone's books! He also took a big six and a four batting at number 11 to ease his side beyond 500 runs. With Warwickshire 49-6 overnight they have a long way to go.
Well done, Matt!
Videos and ongoing coverage.
29th May 2017
Congratulations to our Under 12 team:
Today they played v Hutton a Peter Coe Cup match which also combined competing for the John Burrows Memorial Cup and they easily won! Hutton 78 all out, Shenfield 82-0.
Here's a photo of our talented team, with the John Burrows memorial Cup.
25th May 2017
Matt Salisbury has had a very good week and a tremendous start to the season:
Take a look at this!
25th May 2017
Two Events to note:
On Bank Holiday Monday - 29th May, 10:00 start, the Under 12s will be playing at and against Hutton in a Peter Coe Cup match, but they will also be playing for the John Burrows Memorial Cup. Do come along and cheer them on.
For the Seniors, the 3rd Round League Cup has been arranged for Sunday 18th June, 12:00 start at Shenfield. They would also welcome your support!
17th May 2017
Colts Training tonight - 17th May cancelled : Due to the weather, both experienced and forecasted, training for tonight has been cancelled,
13th May 2017
A message from Susan Wright and family:
We were touched by the number of people at Michael’s funeral, some of whom travelled a significant distance to be there. A great turnout for a great man.
Many thanks to all those who made donations to the club totalling £1,746 which will be a great help towards much needed improvements.
5th May 2017
Funeral Arrangements for Michael Wright:
The funeral, a celebration of Michael’s life, will be held at 10am on Friday 12th May at
Bentley Crematorium
Ongar Road
Pilgrims Hatch
Brentwood CM15 9RZ
Family flowers only.
Donations to Shenfield Cricket Club for improving facilities.

After the service all are welcome at
Shenfield Cricket Club
22A Chelmsford Road
Shenfield CM15 8RQ
1st May 2017
It is with great sadness we inform you that Michael Wright, our President, passed away suddenly yesterday, age 76:
Michael had been at the club since he was 8, as a spectator, then he became a scorer until he was old enough to play and went on to captain both the Saturday and Sunday 1st XIs. League Delegate and Ground Manager were other roles he took on many years ago and continued in those roles until he passed away. He returned to scoring when he gave up playing.
Funeral arrangements when known will be posted on this website.
27th April 2017
Please note that the dates of the two home T20 matches have been changed, therefore not as stated in the fixture card:
The match v Brentwood has been moved from 6th June to Monday 12th June, Harold Wood moved from 23rd May to Tuesday 13th June.
Please also note that although it is not yet shown on the Fixtures web page, there will be 1st and 2nd XI matches on 6th May. The fixtures are fed through from Play-cricket which can’t cope with either/or and the opponents on 6th will depend on the result of the first round of the League Cup on April 29th.
15th April 2017
What a cracking start to the new season:
Shenfield won the Friendly match v Harold Wood, with Shenfield scoring 293-9 in 50 overs and bowling Harold Wood out for 128 in 24 overs.
Our stars of the day -
Haris Mahmood 100, Tom Ballington 64, Harsh Kumar 44, Ollie Ekers 38
Matt Salisbury 4-16, Tom Austin 3-15.
13th April 2017
SHENFIELD Cricket Club will host a national youth initiative later this year:

The club will be hosting an All Stars Cricket scheme, which has been organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in the sport.

It will run for a period of eight weeks and is a game based programme that is suitable for all skill levels.

The initiative has been designed to ensure that more youngsters get a solid cricketing foundation, in addition to encouraging physical activity in a “safe and enjoyable” environment.

The programme is built on solid foundations of social and physical development for children. Our club coaches and activators are trained to provide every child with a great first experience in cricket.

The eight weeks will be action packed, with fun games and the chance to learn new skills.

The first session will take place on Saturday 20th May and finish on 8th July, with each session running from 09.30-10.30am.

A personalised kit bag will also be given to each participant, with the programme costing £40.

Please see our All Stars Cricket Poster

Apply via simple registration by clicking https://www.ecb.co.uk/play/all-stars/parents

21st March 2017
Coaching for Coaches:
There will be a session for new and existing Coaches, coaching assistants, plus any older Colts (15 or over), managers and parents who are interested in helping with coaching our Colts’ players in 2017.
Even if you have no prior experience and wish to help, this is a great introduction to the Colts section of the club.
Led by our Head Coach Tom Fulk, the session will be held on the 18th April 2017 at the clubhouse, commencing at 7pm.
Areas to be covered will include;
  • To understand club coaching activities
  • Motivate the SCC Coaching and managing staff to deliver the best cricketing experience available to the children
  • Develop and drive appropriate standards from the club staff through to those being coached
  • To encourage ALL parents to participate with active responsibilities on Colts match days including umpiring, pre-match warm ups and supporting roles
If you are able to attend, please notify Tom - tom@tfcricket.co.uk
20th March 2017
A reminder that the pre‑season working party is this coming Saturday, 25th March from 9am:
Vital work needs doing to get everything up to scratch for the new season.
Jobs include painting, jet spraying, sanding, digging and rubbish removal. Jet sprays, shovels, strimmers etc and wheelbarrows are needed and if anyone has a large open van to get rid of rubbish that will be a big help!
Please let Guy know if you are coming and if you can bring anything with you, so that he can plan the allocation of jobs.
20th March 2017
You are invited to the Grand re‑opening on April 1st of the refurbished Shenners Bar :
Great night of music and drinks deals. Booking required - see the invitation.
14th March 2017
Have you got a large garden? You could use a ride‑on mower:
Have a look at this bargain.
13th March 2017
Shenfield CC are partnering with TF Cricket for the 2017 season to provide you with all your cricket clothing — all ages:
Please see this letter from Tom Fulk explaining the two ways of placing an order.
13th March 2017
More renovation has been going on — this time much‑needed work on the car park:
A team of strong volunteers spent hours yesterday shovelling heavy tarmac chippings into the massive potholes. A roller was then used to smooth it over. A very productive day's work.
Here are some photos of the workers.
4th March 2017
There's a lot of renovation going at the club, in the bar, lounge and kitchen:
Here are a few photos of the work in progress.
Still a lot of work to be done, but it should look great when finished!
24th February 2017
Winter Nets for most age groups:
1st and 2nd XI: Tuesdays, 7pm, Writtle Cricket Centre
3rd, 4th, 5th XI and U16s: Fridays, 9pm, Shenfield High School
U10s to U15s : Sundays, 4pm, Writtle Cricket Centre
Contact Jack Kliber on 07837 968 326 or David Castell on 07921 941 197
27th January 2017
Here's an interesting read for you: The 2016 Season's Review.
15th January 2017
SCC Feedback Survey: We value your feedback and contribution to help us shape the Club's future. Please follow this link and complete our survey.
13th January 2017
Scorer Alert: Wickford CC are hosting a Club Scorer course, starting in March. It will run for 6 weeks on Thursday nights, from 8pm until 10pm, 2nd March until 5th April. The cost is £40 per person.
To book your place, please contact William Morrison.
10th January 2017
Our grateful thanks to Ali Naqvi and Universal Property Management Ltd: For being our main club sponsor for the next 3 years. We look forward to a successful partnership both on and off the field.
4th January 2017
Happy New Year to All : Before we know it the new season will be upon us!
Some internal changes have been made to this website in order to better accommodate the various screen sizes of mobiles, tablets, etc.
The galleries have been re-arranged. You will still find photos by date, but generally, where there are multiple photos for single events, these are also in albums.
A change for the coming season is that fixtures and results will be fed on to the site direct from play-cricket.com and results will appear next to fixtures. You will be able to view them by individual teams or by “All 2017 fixtures”.
SPONSORSHIP – we are looking to gain some income from advertising on the website, so please contact Steve Roach if you know of any organisation that might be interested.

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