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WEPL PREMIER 2,WILTSHIRE WALLOP AND WILTS LEAGUE DIV 6 CHAMPIONS 2015
Tues 31st May-tonights SEN and U11 training is OFF -rain!
Sun 29th May-an excellent day at the club as we held our annual 6-a-side -thanks to all who entered and helped.Our U13s also played and had a winning draw vs Corsham. Also today our U9s continued their good start with three wins from three-well done!
Sat 28th May- not the best of days as all four sides lost!
Friday 27 May: the Wilts Wallop T20 fixture at home to Burbage was abandoned due to bad light. As both teams run rate was equal at the time the match was abandoned, the game ended in a tie.Our U11s also had a good win vs Chippenham tonight.
200 Club - May winners are available to view on the 200 Club section of the website.
Fantasy League: Latest leaderboard updated here
Junior County Honours- many congratulations to the following of our juniors who have been selected for County Squads for the coming season-
Tom Spencer,Josh Kelly,Bryce Furlong,Ethan Hutchins,Sean Montgomery,Will Pembroke,Jack Trew,Harry Clarke,Oliver Jackson,Rahul Patel,Jack Bramwell,Stan Alsop and Rosie Pembroke. 13 County players from one club is a fantastic achievement -well done all!
Congratulations go to Rosie Pembroke, who has been selected for the Wiltshire Ladies squad for the upcoming County Championship game away to Shropshire. All at the club wish Rosie well, in what will be her debut for the County 1st XI.
Good News-of a squad of 13 Boys U13s named for the Summer,5 of them were from PCC-well done to Sean Montgomery,Will Pembroke,Josh Kelly,Ethan Hutchins and Bryce Furlong!!
ECB Helmet Guidance 2016: the ECB has recently announced new helmet safety measures, which are being introduced with a view to reducing the risk of head and facial injuries within the game. Further information can be found at www.ecb.co.uk/helmets, with posters and a guidance note to be placed in the pavilion. Please could all playing members familiarise themselves with this guidance.
Five Lanes Fest 2016 Arrangements are well under way for this year’s main fund raising event. If you enjoyed the Wurzels, we think you will love this year’s event even more! On Friday 22nd July from 2pm we are holding a music festival at Five Lanes Farm that celebrates the very best of British tribute bands. Top of the bill are the Illegal Eagles, the ultimate tribute band to the Eagles, one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s.
Add to this Abba, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Madness, Rod Stewart and the Stone Roses and “the Fest” covers musical tastes from the early 60’s right through to the 90’s. FREE CAR PARKING AVAILABLE. Tickets are not available at the gate!
Visit the 5 Lanes Fest tag or go on line at www.eventbrite.com/e/five-lanes-fest-potterne-cc-beer-fest-tickets-19859998791. Alternatively tickets can be booked via Graham Gaiger- firstname.lastname@example.org –this will save on booking fees. Ticket outlets are sited at Five Lanes Farm, Devizes Books, Original Glory and Jewsons at London Road
Also back by popular demand is the Potterne CC Beer Festival which will also take place at Five Lanes Farm on Sunday 24th July from Midday. A fun-packed day with live music and entertainment for the whole family; why not make a weekend of it and with friends and family support the club in its primary fund raising event? FREE CAR PARKING AVAILABLE AND SHUTTLE BUS RUNNING FROM DEVIZES
2015/16 EPP-many congratulations to Rosie Pembroke and Harry Clarke who have been invited onto Wiltshire Crickets Emerging Player Programme for the coming year. Only 4 players receive such an honour each year so for two to come from our club is quite amazing-well done!
Social Calendar 2016-The Committee have a full programme of events for 2016 planned
1. Five Lanes Fest-Fri 22nd July-details on special event page on LH bar of this screen
2. Beer festival- Sun 24th July- details on special event page on LH bar of this page
3. PCC vs Sri Lankan X1 -Sun 28th Aug-details to follow
4. Annual Dinner- Fri 30th Sept-details to follow-guest speaker Paul Nixon
5. Golf Day -details to follow
6. Charity Autumn Quiz -details to follow