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Summer camps 2019

The Alton CC colts summer camps have been announced for the year. The dates are as follows

Camp 1: 29th July to 2nd August inclusive
Camp 2: 12th August to 16th August inclusive
Camp 3: 19th August to 23rd August inclusive

For each camp there is

  • CRICKET PROGRAMMES FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES
  • BEGINNERS *SCHOOL AND CLUB PLAYERS* CLUB AND DISTRICT STANDARD PLAYERS
  • AGES FROM 7 YEARS TO 15 YEARS – BOYS AND GIRLS ALL WELCOME
  • FULL TIME PROFESSIONAL COACHING STAFF INCLUDING

Matt Bacon (Otago Volts Professional – NZL Level 2 – NZL Community Coach)
Dan Scott (Alton CC – Level 2 Coach)
Alex Hammond (ALTON CC – UKCC Level 2 Coach – England PD International)
SUPPORTED BY QUALIFIED ECB COACHES – ALL DBS APPROVED

Summer camps information

You can book your place now with the booking form

 

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150 club draw, Feb 19

The February winners of the 150 club are:

  • Richard Myers – £20.62
  • Alex Freeman – £8.25
  • Dan Harris – £4.12

Contact Helen Porter to arrange prize money to be distributed

We made the decision to cancel the January draw as the majority of people signed up after the payment deadline date. Anyone who did pay in January, who would like a £1.65 refund, please contact Helen.

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EDC CrossFit work-out Brewers sponsorship

Our friends at Espirit de Corps Crossfit have signed on for another term of sponsorship for Alton CC.

Several of our members have benefitted from the superb facility in Alton and the expert guidance of Tom and Katherine at EDC. We look forward to continued success for EDC and Alton CC.

Genuine thanks to the team and all of our sponsors.

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Beer Festival, 6th April 2019

The Alton CC Beer festival is back, on 6th April 2019!

After our incredibly successful event a few years ago, we are repeating the formula of beer tasting, music and festivities. There are two sessions and tickets are only £10, with your first beer free! Details are below and you can buy tickets online or from our local public houses.

Afternoon session 12.30pm – 4.30pm
Evening session 6pm – 10pm

Tickets only £10, which includes

  • Souvenir Glass
  • Live music
  • First pint is free
  • Programme detailing beers available
  • BBQ available (not included in price)

Tickets available from French Horn, Kings Head, Eight Bells and Offf The Rails (fff pub Four Marks)

Buy tickets online here

Please purchase each ticket separately. They will be available for collection when you arrive on the day. This site is secure.

We’re also happy to announce that the musicians providing entertainment on the day have been announced. They are

  • Simon Williams
  • The A31s
  • Call me Ishmael
  • Pete Dunbar
  • Head of Steam
  • Three Days Out
  • Snake Heart
  • Mechanical Animal

We thank them all and hope to see as many people as possible supporting their efforts

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U11 and U13 Training Cancelled – 01/02/19

Due to the weather Alton College will not be opening today.

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New sponsors kit available

Alton Cricket Club is excited to announce that we have secured a new sponsorship arrangement with Homes Estate Agents for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

As part of the agreed arrangement all new ACC match shirts and sweaters, (for Adults and Colts), will the carry the sponsors logo for the duration of this initial sponsorship period, (and hopefully beyond!).

We have also extended our contract with our kit suppliers, Serious Cricket, to run through to the end of the 2021 season, and as part of this extension we have secured a pre-season discount on all kit ordered though the Club before the end of January.

The garments are high-spec in a modern fabric, and match shirt and sweater sizing are the same as the current kit.

There is also the opportunity to purchase the new range of training kit at a reduced price as part of the bulk club order we will be placing.

(There is a sizing guide included in the order document).

Further Details

  • We will be placing a Club order for Kit on the 28th January 2019 – This enables us to be at the front end of the Serious cricket orders and ensures we receive delivery by the beginning of April.
  • By placing a Club order we will be able offer discounted kit to all Club members.
  • All orders will be required by 26th January, using the template attached and sent to Richard Myers via the form below.
  • Richard will invoice you and confirm payment amount required once he has received all orders, (as we may be able to reduce prices dependent on order volumes across the Club).
  • Payment will be required by end Feb 2019, with the exact date confirmed on your invoice, and your payment will need to go into the Club Account showing the reference provided on your invoice.

Prices are as follows:

ADULTS/SENIORS SIZES Discounted Price Store Purchase
Technical Match Shirt £25.99 £31.99
Technical Match Shirt Long Sleeve £29.99 £36.99
Microfibre Match Slipover £26.99 £32.99
Microfibre Match Sweater (LS) £30.99 £37.99
SS Core Training Shirt £15.99 £19.99
SS Core Polo Shirt £19.99 £24.99
SS Core Hoodie £23.99 £29.99
SS Core Midlayer £27.99 £34.99
SS Core Training Pants £21.99 £27.99
SS Core Shorts £13.99 £17.99
SS Core Tracksuit Bottoms £19.99 £22.99

 

COLTS/JUNIORS SIZES Discounted Price Store Purchase
Technical Match Shirt £22.99 £28.99
Microfibre Match Slipover £22.99 £27.99
Microfibre Match Sweater (LS) £26.99 £32.99
SS Core Training Shirt £14.99 £18.99
SS Core Polo Shirt £17.99 £22.99
SS Core Hoodie £19.99 £24.99
SS Core Midlayer £23.99 £29.99
SS Core Training Pants £19.99 £24.99
SS Core Shorts £11.99 £14.99
SS Core Tracksuit Bottoms £17.99 £22.99
White Match Trouser £17.99 £22.99

If you wish to add initials to your garments then the cost is £3 per garment (There is a maximum of 3 initials per garment).

The first 100 orders placed will receive initials printed on the garment at no cost.

Please click here to complete the order form and return by 26th Jan. (Opens in a new tab)

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL RICHARD ON HIS MOBILE, (07717454869).

 

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New sponsors announced – Homes Estate Agents

Alton CC are delighted to announce that they have secured a 2 year main sponsorship deal with leading estate agent Homes.

The deal sees co-owner and founder of Homes Estate Agents, Rob Price, supporting the club that he represented in his youth.

Homes have Residential Sales offices in Alton, Petersfield, Liphook and Grayshott, providing perfect coverage across one of the most beautiful areas in the country – Central and Eastern Hampshire and into West Sussex.

Linking up with a successful local sports team such as Alton CC will give Homes great exposure across the areas which they cover, and give the cricket club valuable funds – making it a great all-round partnership.

Homes will appear on all of the white shirts for adults and colts, and also be represented by banners and signage around the ground. They join Worldham Golf club who sponsor our first team ‘one day’ shirts.

For more information, please visit https://www.homesathomes.co.uk/

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Winter Training Schedule 2019

We hope all our members have had a fantastic Christmas break and are all looking forward now to making our 150th Anniversary year in 2019 a great success.

As always, we get things started off with our Winter Training Schedule, which is set out below:

COLTS (at Alton College)

U9’s Mondays 5.30 – 6.30pm commencing 14th January
Girls U13 Thursdays 7.00 – 8.00pm commencing 17th January
U15s/GirlsU16/Ladies – Thursdays 8.00-9.30pm commencing 17th January
U11’s Fridays 5.00 – 6.30pm commencing 18th January
U13’s Fridays 6.30- 8.30pm commencing 18th January

SENIORS/U18 (at Lord Wandsworth College)

Mondays 7.30-9.30pm commencing 28th January

Hope you all enjoy a great New Year and I look forward to seeing you when the hard works starts in January

Richard

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New 150* club – Win prizes & support Alton CC

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, we are launching our new 150* club – your chance of winning cash while supporting us!

Pay £5 a quarter to be entered into monthly draws. The prize breakdown is as follows

  • 40% of takings will be given as prize money (1st 25%, 2nd 10%, 3rd 5%)
  • 60% of takings will go to the club.

Sign up to the direct debit mandate here or speak to Helen Porter.

This competition is only open to club members.

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Leading Performers 2018

Here’s a list of our leading run scorers and wicket takers for each of the senior teams in 2018. Well done to everyone who contributed!

1st XI

Player Runs Average Player Wickets Average
Scott Myers 669 55.75 Julian Ballinger 46 20.17
Dan Harris 458 32.71 Ben Mortimer 21 25.38
Michael Heffernan 421 26.31 Toby Salmon 12 45.33
Abhay Gonella 294 42 Scott Myers 11 32.91
Alex Hammond 210 17.5 Michael Salmon 10 31.8
Daniel Scott 10 47.5

 

2nd XI

Player Runs Average Player Wickets Average
Thomas Green 264 18.86 Ian Carpenter 23 17.87
Andrew Pearce 263 23.91 Lee Partner 23 21.52
Lee Partner 214 17.83 Michael Salmon 22 9.55
Howard Gadsby 193 24.13 Devyn Scott 21 13.81
Andrew Postles 160 14.55 Andrew Pearce 12 19.83

 

3rd XI

Player Runs Average Player Wickets Average
Ian Mason 384 29.54 Martin Ball 25 13.44
Rowan Sharrat 283 20.21 Sam Bridger 14 29.29
Martin Green 242 24.20 Andy Tapp 12 29.67
Neil Heffernan 235 16.79 Ellis Ballinger 10 33.5
Ellis Ballinger 174 15.82 Daniel Trim 7 9.57

 

4th XI

Player Runs Average Player Wickets Average
Robert Crook 354 39.33 Adrian Trim 25 8.08
Martin Green 191 27.29 Ryan Van Der Linde 13 14.62
Sebi Bramah 184 92 Steven Scott 9 10.33
Mark Bramah 130 130 Nathan Vincent 8 12.88
Ali Wright 128 25.6 Martin Green 7 3.43
Jude Wright 7 8.43
Gemma Porter 7 14.86
Asha Wills 7 18.29
Jon Porrter 7 16.00

 

Ladies

Player Runs Average Player Wickets Average
Georgia Harsham 222 55.50 Gemma Porter 9 13.56
Gemma Porter 153 30.60 Sarah Murphy 7 22.57
Amelia Marshall 105 35.00 Nicola Gadsby 3 40.00
Julia Moulton 91 91.00 Martha Bilsland 3 32.33
Abigail Green 58 14.50 Georgia Harsham 2 50.50
Abigail Green 2 67.50

Club batting & bowling

Player Runs Average Player Wickets Average
Scott Myers 669 55.75 Julian Ballinger 46 20.17
Michael Heffernan 493 30.81 Michael Salmon 32 16.50
Dan Harris 458 32.71 Adrian Trim 28 8.68
Martin Green 433 25.47 Martin Ball 26 13.12
Ian Mason 396 26.40 Ian Carpenter 23 17.87
Lee Partner 23 21.52

Club batting & bowling

Player Dismissals Player Catches
Toby Fuller 15 Lee Partner 10
Rowan Sharrat 11 Scott Myers 8
Hugo Hammond 8 Michael Salmon 8
Mark Heffernan 5 Toby Salmon 8
Scott Myers 3 Ian Mason 7
Michael Heffernan 7