Category Archives: Club cricket

Premier league previews for the 2012 club cricket season

It’s local, it’s good to watch … and it’s free. So this summer, turn up on a Saturday and support the top teams in your area. Here is our correspondents’ full set of previews for every ECB premier league or … Continue reading

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The Cricketer announce Yorkshire Tea as National Village Cup sponsor

The Cricketer is delighted to unveil Yorkshire Tea as the 2012 sponsor of the National Village Cup, which will be known as the Yorkshire Tea Village Cup. The Harrogate-based family tea merchants join a proud list of former sponsors that … Continue reading

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Vaughan leads club cricket initiative

The former England captain, Michael Vaughan, is fronting a search for the most loved and worthy cricket club in England and Wales. The “Biggest Little Cricket Club” initiative forms part of the forthcoming NatWest CricketForce weekend, and the winning club … Continue reading

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2012 National Village Cup Draw

The draw for the 2012 National Village Cup has now been made. The competition, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year gets under way on Sunday, April 22 with the Preliminary Round. Please note that the regional boundaries of some … Continue reading

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MCC and The Times support the Village Cup

IT’S the cricket cup that offers village amateurs the chance of fulfilling their dreams – walking through the Long Room to play at Lord’s. The National Village Cup reaches its 40th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, the MCC has … Continue reading

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New ECB premier league in North Yorkshire and South Durham

The North Yorkshire and South Durham League (NYSD) has become the 26th league in England and Wales to be awarded ECB premier league status. All 14 clubs in the ‘A’ division have achieved Clubmark accreditation and have met and exceeded … Continue reading

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Dates for the 2012 National Village Cup announced

The Cricketer can now confirm the fixture dates for the 2012 National Village Cup. They are as follows: Preliminary round Sunday, April 22 First round Sunday, May 6 Second round Sunday, May 20 Third round Sunday, June 3 Fourth round … Continue reading

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The National Village Cup 2012 Rules

Here is the complete list of Rules and Conditions for the 2012 National Village Cup. We have made a few additions and changes to last year’s rules which are detailed in BOLD below. Please ensure you have read these thoroughly and consider … Continue reading

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Roebuck’s Devonian service

In 1991 the late Peter Roebuck retired from first-class cricket, but it turns out his playing career was not quite over – for which Devon cricket will be forever grateful. Geoff Evans, chairman of Devon CCC, remembers a golden era. … Continue reading

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Family of the Year, 2011 – The Birminghams

The fact that cricket clubs are nothing without families was never better proved than by this year’s Family of the Month competition. In association with Clydesdale Bank, The Cricketer asked people to nominate the families who were going the extra … Continue reading

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