ASHBOURNE CRICKET CLUB
The First XI have been promoted to Division 6S and the Second XI will be playing in the new Division 9W. The Firsts open their campaign at home on The Rec against Tutbury on April 20th. The Seconds also face Tutbury at home a week later for their first match of the season on April 27th. Full fixtures here.
Indoor Training Jan - March 2019:
Training will start on Sunday January 13th and run at the same time every week until the end of March at Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Seniors 1.30-2.30pm. Juniors 2.30-3.30pm. This year we have secured the coaching services of former England u19 and current Derbyshire CCC professional Anuj Dal who will coach both the juniors and seniors, supported by trained club staff. Hard ball sessions are in the Main Hall and Kwik Cricket junior sessions are in the Small Hall. Cost £3 per session for juniors, £5 for adults. Juniors receive a free practice ball at their first session!
Outdoor Training - April 2019 onwards:
Senior outdoor training is on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 6pm (ish!) weather permitting from April onwards. Please contact club secretary Karen Hill to be added to the WhatsApp group to keep informed of when sessions will be held.
All Stars Cricket:
Ashbourne CC is an official ECB All Stars Centre. The 2018 programme has now finished but look out in the spring of 2019 for news of next year's sessions. This is a national program to introduce children aged 5-8 to cricket in a fun interactive way. For just £40 your child will receive a backpack, personalised t-shirt, cap, bat and ball along with 8 coaching sessions. This will be on a Sunday afternoon outside at the Recreation Ground at 2.30-3.30. Visit www.allstarscricket.co.uk/Ashbourne for more information.
Reviews of the 2018 season:
Read the First XI captain's report, by Liam Duffy, for the 2018 season here.
Read the Chairman's report, by David Wood, here.
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The Club is always on the lookout for volunteers or new players so if you are interested don’t hesitate to get in touch for more details, contact Dave Wood (07943455824), Karen Hill (07855751938) or Mick Hulme (07840912563).
Ashbourne cricket club relies on the generosity of local businesses and benefactors to continue to grow. The sponsorship we receive in particular helps the development of future players by funding the junior teams. There are six sponsorship packages available to suit all budgets. We can now offer 6x2ft advertising boards on the boundary at the Recreation Ground. Please find details in the document attached. Thank you for your interest and support.
Annual full membership is £50 including a ticket in the monthly 50-50 prize draw (worth £24), a ticket to the end-of-season dinner and 10% discount at Artisan Cafe Bar (excluding bottles). All players are required to be members with additional match fees of £10 per game.
Student and unemployed player membership is just £5 with discounted £5 match fees but does not entitle the member to the full member benefits.
Associate membership is available for just £25 giving 10% discount at Artisan Cafe Bar (bottles excluded).
Membership runs from January 1st to December 31st each year.
We will have 4 junior teams in 2019. The under 13s play hardball matches on Monday evenings and we have two under 11 kwik cricket teams that play matches on Friday evenings. There will be a new under 11 hardball team playing on Sunday mornings. Girls can play 2 years above the age group. Junior membership is just £5 and only applies to children aged 11-18 (i.e. at secondary school).
The following fees apply per session:
Indoor training £3 for the first child, £2 for the first sibling and only £1 for further siblings.
Outdoor training £2 for 1st child, £1 each for additional children
Allstars sessions - included in the registration fee
Hardball match £2
Kwik Cricket match - free
Under 18s playing in the senior teams £5
NEW KIT FOR 2019:
There will be an online club shop available ready for the 2019 season with free local collection.