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****Proposed Holland Tour 2015****

At the club's annual hot pot there as a ground swell from members for the 2015 cricket tour to return to Holland after the success of the last tour there in 2013.. Ian Bruce said that he was prepared to source fixtures and accommodation subject to there being sufficient numbers

If the tour follows the previously one to Holland we will be flying from John Lennon airport and staying in or around Utrecht. The tour will be for five day Monday - Friday, hopefully sometime in July 

If you are interested will you please contact by email, Ian Bruce, Rob Chapman or John Scragg asap

You will appreciate that the earlier we hear from you the earlier we can finalise the tour details. However at this early stage it will be impossible to advise the cost of flights and / or accommodation.

The 100 Club

The previous winners are :-

July. Chris Dhenin (81)

Aug. Paul Radcliffe (30)

Sept. Frank Evans (76)

Oct. Dave Charles (73)

If you are not already a member of the 100 club and wish to join then Ian Sharrock is your point of contact, 07899895202. The cost is only £1 per month and all proceeds will go towards the building of our new tea room and help in general with the running of our great club.

Final Points & Positions.

1st XI - Points 265 Position 6th

2nd XI  - Points 423 Position 1st

3rd XI  - Points 294 Position 5th

4th XI  - Points 250 Position 7th

 Upton Cricket Club
Founded 1901.

Will You Be Ready?

The 2015 season starts on Saturday 18th April. Will you be ready?

Indoor training commences on Tuesday 27th January at St Mary's College, Wallasey Village. The sessions will run from 8:30 - 9:30. All are welcome including juniors from U15 upward. The cost is dependent on the number attending but should not be more than £3 a session. So if you want to be ready you know what to do? See you on the 27th.

What's been happening on the playing front during those winter months?

As you draw back the curtains on these cold, dark, wintery mornings, the 2015 cricket season is probably the furthest thing from your mind.  Not so for 1st XI Captain Andy Roberts and Cricket Chairman Graeme Keenan who have been busy working away behind the scenes setting things up for next season.

Those plans are steadily coming to fruition, and it is with great delight that they can announce two pieces of warming news.  Firstly, despite several overtures from some high profile Premier League clubs, Matty Ingram has committed to play at Old Greasby Road for the 2015 season.  This is great news to be able to secure Matty’s service following his Cheshire debut last season and we look forward to him having a very fruitful season with both bat and ball.  The second announcement is related to our overseas player where we have managed to secure the services of talented Kiwi; Ben Cant.  Ben’s profile lists him as a top order batsmen and medium fast bowler.    He has represented Otago ‘A’ in New Zealand and has strong aspirations to make the grade over there, and has been voted North Otago “Cricketer of the Year” for 3 of the last 4 seasons.  On top of this, Ben has experience of playing in the UK having spent the 2014 season playing for Newcastle Cricket Club in the North East Premier League and is also a qualified coach, so we’ll be looking forward to him passing on some of his skills throughout the club. 

As a club we are always looking for new members. If you know or hear of anybody who is looking to join a cricket club to play cricket at either competitive (league cricket) of friendlies (Sunday's) level then you know what to do? Point them in our direction. They will be more than welcome