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WILTSHIRE WALLOP CHAMPIONS 2014

District and County Winter Boys Programme-well done to all of the following who have been selected for the Winter Coaching Programme in their age group at either District or County level- Josh Kelly,Harry Clarke,James Faulkner,Tom Spencer,Freddie Butler,Tom Pembroke,Ben Holgate,Charlie Owen,Ed Wrench,Will Pembroke,Jake Steele,Jamie Dyer,Sam Thurlow,Sean Montgomery,Henry Caldwell,Will Cook,Noah Reay,Jack Trew,Ben Wallis,Jon Woods,Sam Taylor -we are hope you are all able to attend and wish you well

Sun 14th Sept-the friendly side had a good win vs Canal Taverners today,thanks largely to an excellent parnership of over 150 between two of our U18s-Josh Hodder scoring a ton and Jack Hurley 75-well done all

Wiltshire Cricket OSCA's and junior awards 2014- many congratulations to all our winners and nominees last night-runners up for OSCA's were Cameron Garbutt,Jack Colyer and Andrew Sainsbury. We did have three winners from within the club-well done to Jake Roberts (Wiltshire Young Player of the Year),Rosie Pembroke (Girls U13 Player of the Year) and also to our U18 Skipper Stan Alsop for the Wilts U17 Player of the year award-well done all and thanks to Wiltshire Cricket for a great night.

Sun 7th Sept-today we played Broughton Gifford in a ftiendly and lost by 8 wickets-well doen to some of the very young juniors who played and acquitted themselves very well.Meanwhile 3 of our players represented Wiltshire in the Minor Counties 4 day final-on day 1 Ed Young was star of the show with 6 wickets.Finally,and on a sadder note,we wish goodbye this weekend to both Wiji and Jamie Hayes  after their Summer over here-both have been excellent cricketers and ,more importantly,absolutely great blokes,coaches and role models-you will both be hugely missed by all at the club-Wij we look forward to seeing you back at Potterne next year.

2014 Annual Dinner -this years dinner is at Devizes Sports Club on Fri 26th Sept at 730pm-cost £30 adults and £20 U18s.There will be a live band,Catch 22,and the guest speaker will be former England pace bowler Jon Lewis.We very much hope you can attend this event and ask that bookings be made via Fred Kerley on 07970 974141 or freddiek234@hotmail.com

200 Club- August winners are available to view in the 200 Club section of our site

Beer Festival-a fantastic day was had by all at our 2nd beer Festival-across the day and evening around 1000 people attended the event which seemed to be enjoyed by all.Thanks so much to all our volunteers who helped set up,bake cakes,run the bars,man the gates,tidy up,run the chilli eating competition,organise the entertainment,sell tickets and acquire sponsorship and all the other jobs which needed doing.We will have made a handsome profit which will be re-invested in the club and its facilities and junior coaching programme.


Potterne starlets Josh Kelly, Will Pembroke & Sean Montgomery represented Wiltshire U11's at the 5 day festival at Bryanston School in Dorset.

Geoff Raddon- unfortunately Geoff is currently quite unwell in hospital-all at Potterne CC send their best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

Tom Alsop-has been awarded a Development Contract by Hampshire-this is great news-well done Tom!

Social Calendar 2014-The Committee have a full programme of events for 2014 planned

1-Annual Dinner-Fri 26th Sept -adults 330 under 18s £20-4 course meal,live music from Catch 22 and guest speaker Jon Lewis-book tickets as with Fred -07970 974141

2-Club Golf Day-Fri 17th October-details to follow

3-Autumn Quiz-Fri 21st November-details to follow

4-Darts Exhibition Night-Pro Darts is coming to PCC! Details to follow.

England cricket star Lydia Greenway visited Bishops Cannings school to promote Chance to Shine in schools. Lydia has just returned from Australia where England won the Ashes. She also ran a coaching session and encouraged girls to join their local club. Chairman Fred Kerley joined Lydia as Georgia Colyer was presented with her county shirt. 

3rd December-Potterne Cricket Club's junior members Rosie & Will Cook and Alice Eaves meet England batting star Lydia Greenway during her Chance to Shine visit to Devizes School

 

Fri 6th Sept Wiltshire OSCA's - Congratulations to the winners of the Wiltshire OSCA's awards. Well done to Johnathan Rose for winning 'Behind the Scenes' Award and Fred Kerley for winning 'Life Time Achievement' award both will now go to Lords at the end of the month for the national awards.Well done to the other nominees for the club and congratulations to all junior members of the club that received awards. We were also awarded our new Clubmark award until 2016. Well done to all.Well done also to Tom Cullen who was awarded Wiltshire Academy Player of the Year.

Good News!-Sahan Wijerathne,our overseas player for this year,has already signed to return in 2014.This is excellent news for the club as a whole as all who know Wiji will,we are sure,agree 

Sat 31st August-CONGRATULATIONS to our 1st X1 who beat Lechlade to gain promotion to Premier 2.Well done also to the 3rds who won to gain promotion from Wilts Div 3.The 2nds and 4ths lost

 

Sun 25th August-over 700 people attended at various times of the day our inaugural Beer Festival-a great time was had by all and a substantial sum raised for club funds.Many thanks to all the volunteers who made it happen. 

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