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May Newsletter

April Highlights

Working Parties

There was numerous working parties at the ground over the early weekends in April. It’s fair to say the ground looks brilliant for this time of year. There is still lots happing around the ground in the coming weeks so make sure you pop down for a drink on our fresh new picnic benches and watch it all take shape.

Grand National Sweepstake

A sweepstake for the Grand National was set up by Andy Tomlinson. Thanks to Andy for arranging this. The lucky winners on the day were:

1st - Holly King

2nd - Rob Adderley

3rd - Anthony Bevan

Intra-club Friendly

It was great to get back on the grass for a good game played between two mixed OG sides. There was some great performances on the day. Stand out performers with the bat were, Macca, Chris & Jamie all retiring at 30. Ellis and Paul took 5 & 4 wickets respectively with the ball. All in all it was a great day, with team B taking the spoils. Big thanks to Dave Don & Higgy for umpiring, almost without incident. Also George King was at the ground taking some fantastic photos. If you haven’t seen them take a look here.

Virtual Awards

The virtual awards ceremony took place last week. Great credit must be given to Andy King for all his hard work organising this. He truly has done a magnificent job producing the video. You can watch the video here.

‘The Pizza Pavilion’

The Pizza Pavilion made its debut at Friday Night Junior Practice this month. The parents, players & supporters have loved it. Long may it continue. Many thanks to Ste & Deb Allcock for all their hard work organising this.

2021 Ball Sponsors

We have had a great response to ball sponsors this year with over 40 people/businesses sponsoring balls. Thank you all for your support. We do still have a few left if anyone is looking to sponsor a match ball? Please get in touch with Dave Donnelly.

2021 Season Openers

Both teams began the season with wins in differing styles on the opening day of the season. Read more here: 1sts Match Report & 2nds Match Report.


May Events

Women’s Soft Ball Training

A Women’s soft ball training session took place yesterday. All the basic‘s of batting, bowling & fielding being practiced. There was a fantastic turn out and it looked like the ladies really enjoyed theirselves. Look out for more practice sessions soon, as well as some potential game festivals.

Third Team Season Begins

The Third Team began their season yesterday, Sunday 2nd May with an away tie at Hazel Grove. Match report to follow soon.

Junior Cricket

The Old Glossop Junior season is set to go into full swing this month. All four sides will be in action. Full fixtures can be found here. Under 15’s play this evening away at Hayfield, all support is welcome.

May Committee Meeting

The next committee meeting is Tuesday 4th May at 7pm at the cricket club.

Cup Competitions

Both teams begin their cup campaigns this coming weekend 8/9th May. Both teams have drawn Newton in the Bissenden and Hawke Trophies. These ties are set to be played on Saturday 8th May, with the 1st team playing at home. On the 9th May the 1sts will be taking on Derbyshire Cricket League side Apperknowle CC in the National Village Cup. It’s sure to be a great weekend. Fingers crossed for some more good weather.

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