The Saturday Firsts did not score enough runs to prevent Preston winning a friendly at Reed. Phil Lill reached the forties. Meanwhile, ton-up Phil Frenay and Richard Johnson (78) notched-up 203 in partnership at the Freman College Oval in a win over Braughing by 100 runs. Alex Kelly took 4 wickets as Braughing were all-out for 177. Finally, Mitchell Cooper scored 80 and Sean Tidey 75 not out chasing 169 in a friendly at Preston on a cold and damp Sunday. Reed won within 17 overs by 9 wickets. Expect Match Reports in due course. PGB
As you all ought to be aware Club Membership Subscriptions for any calendar year are technically due on the 1st of JANUARY each year. At last Novembers AGM the issue of Annual Subscription Levels, and some individuals frequent late payments, was thoroughly discussed. As a result of this discussion the formal Adult and Junior Playing Subscriptions were both increased substantially. Adult Playing Member Annual Subscription: £40 up to £60.00 Junior Playing Member Annual Subscription: £25 up to £35.00 HOWEVER, all those Members that Pay in Full BY 30th APRIL will be entitled to pay at the REDUCED Rates of: Adult Playing Member £40.00 Junior Playing Member £25.00 There are just 10 DAYS LEFT to enjoy these reduced rates of Annual Subscription – Please do NOT miss out on this opportunity to save some money on your Club subs. If you do miss the deadline – no Excuses – no Crocodile Tears! Pay up at the full official rate. This is the 3rd reminder that Club Officers have issued to try and save you money – please do not say that you have not been notified! Thanks and regards John Heslam Club Chairman
Reed Cricket Club has been gearing-up in anticipation for the new season with both Adults’ and Colts’ sections practicing indoors since January. Putting-out 4 teams in the Saracens Hertfordshire Premier Cricket League on Saturdays, two Sunday teams and fulfilling fixtures for Colts playing in the Cambridgeshire Young Cricketers Association Leagues at Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15 age groups there will be more than 150 matches to be played by September. It’s a busy time for Fixtures’ Secretary and Colts Liaison Officer, Peter Wholley, who said, “Cricket clubs must find young players and inspire them to develop their full potential and Reed CC welcomes any young boys or girls to join the Colts’ section. Reed is an ECB Focus Club with Clubmark accreditation with a dozen ECB qualified coaches to supervise practices.” Newly-elected Fourth XI Captain, Lloyd Bowman added “As the Colts progress to senior teams at weekends, they benefit from more competitive matches, playing alongside and against adults and more experienced players and developing their skills.” He is looking forward to the challenges of leadership and is impressed by the talent and preparation by the players and has high hopes of promotion. Now recognised by the ECB as a Premier League in its own right, the Hertfordshire League has re-structured this year and matches have two different playing formats. Divisions now have 10 teams with each team playing the others in Home and Away fixtures. Additionally, there will be fielding restrictions and limits on the amount of overs bowlers are allowed to deliver. Marcus Martin has been the captain of Reed’s Second XI for two years and in both seasons has guided them to promotion as divisional winners so that they now sit [...]
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