Stalybridge St. Paul’s’ ECB Clubmark renewed

Following the hard work of Club Secretary, Ian Hodgson and others within the club, yesterday we received the following email from the ECB confirming our Clubmark Accreditation had been renewed.     “We are delighted to write and confirm that following a review of your ECB Clubmark online file, your accreditation has been confirmed. Congratulations to all those involved at your club for this achievement and for all that they do to promote cricket locally. Having a network of sustainable clubs is vital for the future of the game and achieving Clubmark status shows that you and your volunteers are … Continue reading “Stalybridge St. Paul’s’ ECB Clubmark renewed”

League Tables Now Available

Corrected the link to the league tables, which were still showing the old DCCL website tables, so you should be able to find the current status of both the 1st and 2nd XI on the FIXTURES>LEAGUE TABLES link at the top of the page. The 2nd XI currently shows us with 10 points, rather than the correct 18, the league secretary is aware, and will be fixing in the next 24 hours.

ECB All Stars Cricket at Stalybridge St. Paul’s

All Stars Cricket is a brand new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket. The programme is delivered across England and Wales at over 1,500 fully accredited All Stars Cricket centres. It is a fun and active way to develop your child’s skills, and through our eight-week programme they will learn lots – as well as make new friends – in a safe and inclusive environment. All girls and boys are welcome, and each registered child will receive a pack of cricket goodies including … Continue reading “ECB All Stars Cricket at Stalybridge St. Paul’s”

2017 Fixtures Released

The Intersport Monkhouse Derbyshire and Cheshire Cricket League fixtures for 2017 have been released this morning, and can be downloaded here (Excel Spreadsheet), the fixtures specifically for Stalybridge St. Paul’s 1sts and 2nds can be found on the Fixtures link at the top of the page.

DCCL Changes for 2017 and beyond…

On 15th December 2016, the Clubs of the Intersport Monkhouse Derbyshire & Cheshire Cricket League voted on the following Rule and Structure changes at an Extraordinary General Meeting:   Section 1 Rule Changes: Rule 7 There will be no fines for teams failing to field a full XI or conceding games, instead a system of points deductions will be used (1 point per player missing, with 10 points from the First XI if a game is conceded by either side) Rule 2 Management will have the discretion to be flexible about the requirements for League membership.  For example if a club were to … Continue reading “DCCL Changes for 2017 and beyond…”

[Week 21] Stalybridge St. Paul’s CC 2nd XI vs Mottram CC 2nd XI

Beaten by a better team on the day. With a win required in both remaining matches, and a low scoring draw required from the Hollingworth vs High Lane match, there was very little chance that we would clinch a promotion spot, and with a bulk of players absent to watch the Manchester derby (which City won if you weren’t aware :), it seemed doubly unlikely, so it’s not surprising that we weren’t firing on all cylinders, with only Mike Whitworth (53), Pete Coxon (23) batting decently, though I have to give credit to Jordan Elliott for his tail end performance, … Continue reading “[Week 21] Stalybridge St. Paul’s CC 2nd XI vs Mottram CC 2nd XI”