In a match that probably shouldn’t have gone ahead, Stalybridge were put into bat by Hazel Grove after stand-in Captain Stuart Nock lost the toss in the pouring rain, that didn’t stop for the whole duration of the 1st innings and for over half of Hazel Grove’s. It took almost 17 overs for the home side to put 25 runs on the board at the expense of 4 wickets, and things were looking grim. Resident Iron-Man Tony Mooney joined opener Alex Wilde and spent almost 50 minutes together at the crease doubling the tally before being bowled for 17 the … Continue reading “[Week 3] Stalybridge CC 2nd XI vs Hazel Grove CC 2nd XI”
After the narrow defeat last week at the hands of Old Glossop, Stalybridge 2nds were looking to make amends at Pott Shrigley, a location set in infamy for this scorer’s son, who was run-out without facing a ball on the previous visit to this ground back at the tail end of 2019. With Brian winning the toss, he elected to bowl, and opening bowlers Madussar Bashir and Ajeet Kaintura kept the run rate to around 3 an over, and for the first 14 overs, with just the one wicket to show for it though, a big air shot by … Continue reading “[Week 2] Pott Shrigley CC 2nd XI vs Stalybridge CC 2nd XI”
A beautiful day, a new score-hut to work in and a cracking game of cricket to watch, what more can a scorer ask for? Well a win would have been nice, but no matter. The 2021 campaign’s opening fixture was against 2020’s Division 3A winners Old Glossop, in Stalybridge 2nd’s first fixture since 14th September 2019, having not competed last season, and presumably like the majority of clubs across the country haven’t had more than two weeks’ practice to get ready for the match, so it was a pleasant surprise when having lost the toss, Brian Stone’s men were put … Continue reading “[Week 1] Stalybridge CC 2nd XI vs Old Glossop CC 2nd XI”
Annual Subs are now due for the upcoming 2021 season, for ease of use and to help reduce physical contact, you can now pay by card (includes 2.5% payment processor fees), or you can still pay cash at £50 & £25 or bank transfer (details on request from Phil). Adult Annual Subs £51.25 Pay now Junior Annual Subs £25.63 Pay now
It seems like an absolute age since the last season ended, but the upcoming 2021 season is starting to take shape with the release of the fixtures this morning, and the launch of the new League website. The 1’s are on the road for their first match on the 24th April, with Pott Shrigley as their opponents, and end their season on the 4th September away to Newton; whereas the 2’s start their campaign at home to Old Glossop and finish slightly earlier than the 1st’s on 14th August, again at home, where the opposition with be Buxworth. This is … Continue reading “Stuff is starting to get real”
Our club has recently announced the introduction of an exciting new junior programme and we would like to share those details with you. Please read the full announcement here.