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                              A REVIEW OF 2011

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FINAL LEAGUE TABLES 2011

FIRST ELEVEN click             SECOND ELEVEN click               THIRD ELEVEN click

TEAM STATISTICS 2011 click

 

AVERAGES 2011

FIRST ELEVEN

BATTING

BOWLING

SECOND ELEVEN

BATTING

BOWLING

THIRD ELEVEN

BATTING

BOWLING

President Colin Barber
Chairman Andrew Silsby
Hon Secretary John Pike
Hon Treasurer John Hutcherson
Hon Fixture Sec Brett Hanson
Hon Auditor Neil Wright
Hon Groundsman John Hodges
Head Coach Neal Perry
Press / Publicity / David Ward
Review Editor David Ward
Tote Nick Shelton
Website David Ward
First Xl Captain Steve Musgrave
First Xl Vice Captain Chris Perry
Second Xl Captain Brett Hanson
Second Xl Vice Captain Darren Laughton
Third Xl Captain David Ward
Third Xl Vice Captain -
First Xl Scorer Second Xl Umpire Les Underwood Paul Clarkson
Second Xl Scorer Andrea Clarkson
Third Xl Umpire Dave Ekins
Third Xl Scorer Ben Pegg
Tea Rota John Pike
Welfare officer Neal Perry
Fund Raising C Perry, N Shelton, T Hodson
S Musgrave, S Patchett , D Ward
General Committee Chris Perry, Paul Jones, Simon Parsons,
Brett Hanson, Dick Underwood,
Andrew Silsby, Steve Musgrave,
David Ward, John Hutcherson,
John Hodges, John Pike, Neal Perry,
Liam Bates, Simon Driver
Bar Paul Jones, Dick Underwood
Matthew Jones, Sian Patchett

                                              An Overview

Overall, quite a good year for the Club on an off the field.

The First Eleven finished fifth in the Premier with New Zealander James Cowell joining us for the first time and his 332 runs and 40 wickets went a long way towards our success.

The team has been exceptionally captained for 3 years by Steve Musgrave and although he is taking a rest from the leadership he will no doubt have a big part to play both individually and as support to the new regime of Chris Perry and Mark Carter.

Although they will be keen to put their mark on the team I’m sure they will use Steve’s experience and knowledge, should the need arise.

Meanwhile the Seconds struggled during the latter half of the season but despite this, Andy Kowal – in his first season with the club, managed 207 runs at 29.57 and 20 wickets 33.99. A great start that puts him straight on to the “All Rounders List”

David Clarkson emerged as a frontline batsman as his run tally and average will testify. His concentration at the crease is second to none and I’m sure it won’t be long before he is scoring “big” runs for the First Team

Another memorable achievement was John Pike’s 110 away at Wellingborough Old Grammarians - a score only exceeded by Marcus Shelton’s 115 at home against the same opponents.

Brett Hanson has stood down as captain and will be replaced by Darren Laughton with Andy Luck as his number two. Hopefully the new partnership will be more fortunate than Brett with regard to player availability.

The Third Eleven enjoyed a bit of success and at the end of the season winning promotion to division 12. It was pleasing so see several youngsters coming in and making an impression alongside more senior players. It is important to get the balance right and at the same time remain competitive by using both the experience and youthfulness available. Both Nathan Richards and Harry Broome made their debuts, fitted in well and made their impression on the squad.

Craig Boddington and Nathan Dawson also joined the club and helped to keep their respective dads under control when necessary.

Finally we would like to thank all our sponsors and vice presidents for their continued support, because without them we could never sustain the high standards at Wollaston - on or off the pitch.

SCROLL DOWN FOR THE RESULTS

 

FIRST ELEVEN REPORT

It was another solid year for the first team finishing 5th, but when you lead the league for a few weeks here and there you get a taste for it and quickly get used to it. Unfortunately we had a bad patch during the middle of the season which was the difference in us finishing in the top four which was my goal for the year. Unfortunately we are still very inconsistent against the so called big teams resulting in one of our best wins ever against Finedon but getting hammered by Saints both times and Posh once. Once we start believing we can consistently perform against these teams, who do have good players, we’ll start beating or at least competing on a regular basis.

Once again team morale and sticking together is our best weapon as we really didn’t have any standout performers with bat or ball, even though Pez threatened to have a huge year with the bowling and still had a great season - with plenty more to come I predict.

Liam topped the batting with a little over 500 runs and a few boys in the 400 mark is solid but we really need someone to kick on and get 6 or 700 runs in one season.

James Cowell (the kiwi) was a welcome addition to the team with his 41 wickets as well as over 300 runs and there is every chance he will be back next season.

Once again lot’s of thanks to Les (Mum) for the scoring and putting up with us lot. Neal Perry for his unmatched passion and Paul Bates for his advice and support when we could understand what he was saying (shocking accent). A huge thanks to Sils who doesn’t know the meaning of the word no when you ask for something and of course the old buggers who support us every week and always seem to have some advice.

Also huge thanks to the boys who played for me this year. I appreciate your passion and dedication to what is a huge commitment for 22 Saturday’s in a row and it was an absolute pleasure and privilege to be your captain.

Over to you Pez !

Steve Musgrave First Eleven Captain

                                                                       SECOND ELEVEN REPORT

A disappointing season for the Seconds resulted in a third from bottom finish and one place up from relegation.

Just 4 wins all season – all before the start of July, saw the side gradually move from the top three down to the bottom three.

A promising start saw a maximum 60 points for the first 2 games. Thirty points came by virtue of the draw against West Haddon ( 14 points + an extra 16 for Haddon playing an unregistered player) and another maximum for the win away at S&L Corby.

Two wins followed in May and one more on the 18th of June. And that was it on the victory front. Eight defeats, three draws and an abandoned match followed.

Only 59 bowling points were gleaned compared to the 72 in 2010 but the batting points total was up to 57 compared to 35 the previous year. Three out of the four wins came batting first which backed up the statistics from 2010 when all eight wins came after taking first knock. Whether any of this is relevant it is hard to say.

On a more positive note and despite a difficult season, captain Brett Hanson persevered with his usual good humour and optimism even though at times player availability seemed to exacerbate his problems. Even so Brett scored over three hundred runs and was only 2 runs off another Wollaston league century when he finished 98 not out. And I’m sure even more runs will flow without the burden of captaincy in 2012.

David Clarkson was “Mr Consistent” and finished with 395 runs at an average of 28.21 and Marcus Shelton added even more to his tally with 495, including a century against Old Grammarians - a feat matched by John Pike against the same opponents.

The wickets were shared around without anyone really making a big impact. Andy Luck’s 7 for 38 proving to be the best of the season.

All in all it wasn’t a memorable season result-wise but I’m sure there were a lot of enjoyable moments along the way and, who knows, it could be back to more winning ways in 2012. Over to Mssrs Laughton and Luck.

THIRD ELEVEN REPORT

Following last season’s fifth place finish we were delighted to advance up to second place in 2011 and bag a promotion spot.

Right up until our final day of the season it was possible for us to be outright champions, but with O.W's scraping home against an unpredictable Old Northamptonians side we had to be content with the runners-up position.

The season went very well with just three defeats, fourteen wins and one rained off. The same number of defeats as O.W's, but luckily for them they didn’t have a game washed out.

In retrospect, the game that perhaps cost us the title was against Bold Dragoon away.

On a windy day, on a pitch that reduced bounce to a minimum our bowling display was rather off colour and we allowed them to get far too many runs than they deserved (215) and we finished just short on 201 for 8.

Possibly that was our most disappointing performance but it was balanced out by our home win against eventual champions O.W's. which was certainly one of the highlights.

Normally opting to bat first our opponents were surprised when, after winning the toss we said we would have first knock.

I was hoping to set them over 200 but in the event we mustered 177 in our 45 overs - and it proved to be enough. James Pegg was inspiring with the ball (6 for 32 off 11 overs) and along with the strong support of the whole team (plus an enthusiastic group of Wollaston spectators) we bowled them out for just 117 in 36 overs. It was a great performance with everyone contributing along the way.

It is interesting to note that on the three occasions that O.W's batted second, they lost every time!

James, who didn’t miss a game, finished with 29 wickets including two five-fors and wound up with an average of 17.10.

Nick Dawson also had a good season with the ball claiming an astonishing average of 11.29 and seeming to take a wicket immediately after coming on – a very effective partnership breaker.

As expected of a Third Eleven, our line-up could change dramatically from week to week but all our bowlers took important wickets including Liam Yeo, Nathan Richards, Nathan Dawson and Harry Broome – the latter making their Wollaston senior debuts in 2011.

The “new, re-born and re-branded” Rex Boddington had a fantastic year with the bat. His 578 runs off just eleven innings (including two centuries) speaks for itself and his vast experience along with his ability and desire to adapt to different situations proved invaluable. “Bye-bye” the cow-corner slog, “hello” the push to mid-off!

It’s a pity though that he managed somehow to run-out his son Craig when Boddington junior was going well! (Ask Craig, he will talk you through it!)

But on the occasions when Rex wasn’t playing, whoever stepped up to open took on the role with relish and carried on where Rex had left off.

Another Centurion was Nathan Dawson who hit a blistering 123 at Burton Latimer on the last day of the season. His onslaught contained 9 sixes and was a fine way to end the season.

We were very fortunate to have three dedicated officials available most weeks- Dave Ekins and Graham Richards with the white coats and Ben Pegg with the scorebook. It makes a lot of difference and certainly makes the day more enjoyable. Thanks chaps.

Thanks are also due to Emberton Playing Field Committee for allowing us to host our games at their ground and providing one of the best clubhouses on the circuit. (certainly the best kitchen!).

So we look forward to playing in division Twelve in 2012 where we expect to find several stronger teams than last season. But if we adopt the same approach as previous and play to our potential I think we have the skill to compete very well at this level and hopefully maintain our progress.

                                                                                                                                    David Ward Third Eleven Captain

THIRD ELEVEN BOWLING PERFORMANCES 2011

6 for 32 James Pegg v Old Wellingburians ll

5 for 19 Nick Dawson v Loddington & Mawsley 4th

5 for 32 James Pegg v Burton Latimer 4th

THIRD ELEVEN SIXES 2011

14 Nathan Dawson; 5 Scott Bailey; 4 Andrew Silsby; 3 Marcus Gross 2 Craig Boddington; 1 Nick Dawson; 1 Rex Boddington

THIRD ELEVEN MOST SIXES IN A GAME 2011

9 Nathan Dawson v Burton Latimer 4th away

 

  

Our Young Players 2011

Despite the Fusion Kwik Cricket Tournament twice failing to take place, 2011 was an excellent season for the younger players at Wollaston.

After just a season and a bit in the Seconds, seventeen year old Kieran Furniss was elevated to the dizzy heights of the Premier Division and took four wickets in the final game of the season.

Sixteen year old Liam Yeo bowled some tidy overs for the Seconds and eighteen year Marcus Gross was just 3 runs away from a league century when he was bowled off his pads at Grendon.

Alex Melia also made some appearances for the second string and James Pegg finished the season with 29 wickets for the Thirds.

Fifteen year old Nathan Richards moved from Third Eleven scorer to Third Team all rounder and twelve year old Harry Broome came in, scored runs and took wickets.

Further down the age range the Under 15’s played 12 and won 6 with Nathan Richards scoring the bulk of the runs and Sam Drage, Joshua Steggles and Elliot Knight doing a lot work with the ball.

The Under 13’s won four of the ten games with Harry Broome and Patrick Bright scoring 421 runs between them and Cameron Pike backing them up with 106 at an average of 17.67. George Roach took 10 wickets at 10.90 and Nathan Healey 9 at 10.44.

Meanwhile the Under 11’s won seven of their 14 games with Nathan Healey, Harry Tobin and Lewis North - Row leading the way with the bat and Dan Hodson impressing in the bowling department.

Friday night coaching sessions were once again a roaring success and helped promote the club across the age range.

Besides the obvious benefit of developing our future players Friday night is also a social occasion which helps the bar profits and introduces new members. Long may it continue.

Thank are due to all the coaches and helpers who give up their time to run the sessions and make it happen on match days.

Finally, don’t forget the Fusion Restaurant Under Nine’s Kwik Cricket Tournament on June 10th 2012 and please support the Tote, to enable the Club to progress even further.

RECORDS and MILESTONES

Quite a few statistics are worth mentioning from the 2011 season.

FIRST ELEVEN

Matthew Jones passed 6,000 aggregate runs and at the same time took his number of Centuries to 5 and Fifties to 40

Liam Bates and James Cowell set a new record partnership of 102 for the fifth wicket with Farooki Khan and Darren King losing out.

The eighth wicket record of 86, set in 1983 by Malc Fowler and John Hodges was eclipsed by Steve Musgrave and James Cowell with 90 against NCCC

John Pike passed 500 First Eleven wickets in the year that he scored his first Second Team century and moved up to second place on the First Eleven Most Catches list.

Chris Perry’s 7 for 36 against Stony Stratford was his best ever return and helped him feature in the All Rounders List for the third time in 3 years.

Steve Musgrave once again put his name on the same list, this time going in at number three. Steve now holds five out of the top six positions with another entry half way down the list. With his first entry coming in 2000 and his most recent in 2011 this must surely make Steve Musgrave the Wollaston “Player of the Decade” !

SECOND ELEVEN

Andy Luck and John Pike (again) went one better than Brett Hanson and Paul Jones’ 2003 second wicket partnership of 169 when they mustered 170 against Old Grammarians. Paul (with Simon Parsons) was usurped again when Adam Tee and Andy Kowal went 8 runs further and scored 79 for the eighth wicket against Rushden ll. Andy Kowal went on the All Rounders list at the first attempt.

THIRD ELEVEN

A new team record of 282 for 3 against Grendon and Prims resulted in the Greatest Victory Margin of 125 but our defeat away to O.W’s ll by 43 runs was also a record.

Rex Boddington scored the first Third Team century, added another and then was joined by Nathan Dawson whose 123 not out is also a record.

Nathan also hit 14 sixes in 2011, including nine away at Burton Latimer. He also held 9 catches during the season.

Not surprisingly several new batting partnerships were achieved and are listed in the Third Eleven Batting records section.

 

OUR YOUNG PLAYERS 2011

Despite the Fusion Kwik Cricket Tournament twice failing to take place, 2011 was an excellent season for the younger players at Wollaston.

After just a season and a bit in the Seconds, seventeen year old Kieran Furniss was elevated to the dizzy heights of the Premier Division and took four wickets in the final game of the season.

Sixteen year old Liam Yeo bowled some tidy overs for the Seconds and eighteen year Marcus Gross was just 3 runs away from a league century when he was bowled off his pads at Grendon.

Alex Melia also made some appearances for the second string and James Pegg finished the season with 29 wickets for the Thirds.

Fifteen year old Nathan Richards moved from Third Eleven scorer to Third Team all rounder and twelve year old Harry Broome came in, scored runs and took wickets.

Further down the age range the Under 15’s played 12 and won 6 with Nathan Richards scoring the bulk of the runs and Sam Drage, Joshua Steggles and Elliot Knight doing a lot work with the ball.

The Under 13’s won four of the ten games with Harry Broome and Patrick Bright scoring 421 runs between them and Cameron Pike backing them up with 106 at an average of 17.67. George Roach took 10 wickets at 10.90 and Nathan Healey 9 at 10.44.

Meanwhile the Under 11’s won seven of their 14 games with Nathan Healey, Harry Tobin and Lewis North - Row leading the way with the bat and Dan Hodson impressing in the bowling department.

Friday night coaching sessions were once again a roaring success and helped promote the club across the age range.

Besides the obvious benefit of developing our future players Friday night is also a social occasion which helps the bar profits and introduces new members. Long may it continue.

Thank are due to all the coaches and helpers who give up their time

to run the sessions and make it happen on match days.

Finally, don’t forget the Fusion Restaurant Under Nine’s Kwik Cricket Tournament on June 10th 2012 and please support the Tote, to enable the Club to progress even further.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENTS 2011

Mr A Boddington  Mr I Brown  Mr P Carte  Mr P Cross     Mr R Dean     Mr Rob Driver                     Mr Roy Driver    Mr M Edwards    Mr D Ekins    Mr L Foulds    Mr A Grace Mr A Green                     Mr M Griggs     Mr D Groom    Mr R Haynes    Mr J Hutcherson     Mr M Lerner    Mr D Patchett       Mr D Patrick     Mr A Shelton    Mr J Spriggs    Mr J Stanford    Mr L Tidy    Mr A Turner                    Mr R Underwood     Mrs L Underwood    Mr H Wallinger     Mr G Woolhouse   Mr N Wright

SPONSORS

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their continued support. A lot of your requirements are covered in the list below so please use them when possible.

Matthew Nicholas Ltd

Savory Paper

York Ward & Rowlatt Ltd

Creations

PBES Electrical Solutions

Scott Bader Ltd

Zeta Furnishings

Wollaston Marketing

Vic Bibby Painter and Decorator

Martell Marine Panels

Wollaston Chip Shop

Wollaston Windows

Print Data Solutions

Tilley’s Wines

Shorn Wheeler

Green & Co

GM Roofing

Fernbrook Builders

Matchbox Architects

Steve Broadhurst (Carpenter)

Spectrum Chemicals

Allison Printers

Nene Engraving

Simcup Ltd

Wollaston Garden & Home

Autowright Vehicle Services

Scott Bader Ltd

John White Footwear

PCS Popular Cleaning Services

Fusion Restaurant

Croyland Pharmacy Wollaston

TS Johnson (Plumber)

AWARDS 2011

First Eleven Players’ Player of the Year: Liam Bates

First Eleven Batsman: Liam Bates

First Eleven Bowler: Chris Perry

First Eleven Champagne Moment: Chris Perry

 

Second Eleven Players’ Player of the Year: Marcus Shelton

Second Eleven Batsman: Marcus Shelton

Second Eleven Bowler: Andy Luck

Second Eleven Champagne Moment: Adrian Ward

 

Third Eleven Players’ Player of the Year: James Pegg

Third Eleven Batsman: Rex Boddington

Third Eleven Bowler: James Pegg

Third Eleven Champagne Moment: Marcus Gross

 

Partridge Trophy Young Player: Lewis Bates

Ernie Bryan Junior Player: Harry Broome

Club Person of the Year: Tom Hodson

Recognition of 50 Seasons at Wollaston: David Ward

Century Award: 1st XI Matthew Jones

Century Award: 2nd XI Marcus Shelton

Century Awards: 3rd XI Rex Boddington & Nathan Dawson

ANNUAL DINNER

The Annual Dinner and Presentation Night held at the Scott Bader Commonwealth Centre in November was again very successful with over 130 people attending.

Several speeches followed the meal supplied by Cloverdale Catering before the night continued with music from The Tom Betts Band.

We would like to thank the Commonwealth Centre for the use of the amenities and thank everyone who supported the event.

                                              RESULTS

FIRST ELEVEN

Date Opponents   Start Results   Points

 

               
April 23rd Stony Stratford A 12pm WON   22 scorecard
April 30th Northampton Saints H 12pm LOST   7 scorecard
               
May 7th Finedon A 12pm WON   30 Scorecard
May 14th Old Northamptonians H 12pm WON 22 Scorecard
May 21st Horton House A 12pm DRAW      scorecard
May 28th Rushton H 12pm WON     scorecard
               
June 4th Burton Latimer A 12pm WON   30 scorecard
June 11th Brixworth H 12pm LOST   5 scorecard
June 18th NCCC Academy H 12pm WON   19 scorecard
June 25th Rushden A 12pm WON   30 scorecard 
               
July 2nd Peterborough H 12pm LOST   3 scorecard
July 9th Stony Stratford H 12pm WON   30  scorecard
July 16th Northampton Saints A 12pm LOST 3 scorecard
July 23rd Finedon H 12pm LOST   7 scorecard
July 30th Old Northamptonians A 12pm LOST   6 scorecard
               
August 6th Horton House H 12pm WON   22 scorecard
August 13th Rushton A 12pm LOST 4 scorecard 
August 20th Burton Latimer H 12pm DRAW   18 scorecard 
August 27th Brixworth A 12pm DRAW   19 scorecard
               
September 3rd NCCC Academy A 12pm LOST     scorecard
September 10th Rushden H 12pm WON     scorecard
September 17th Peterborough A 12pm LOST   6 scorecard

 

SECOND ELEVEN

Date Opponents   Start Results   Points

 

               
April 23rd West Haddon H 1pm DRAW   14 scorecard
April 30th S & L Corby A 1pm WON   30 scorecard
               
May 7th Podington H 1pm WON   27  Scorecard
May 14th Old Grammarians A 1pm DRAW 15 Scorecard 
May 21st St Crispins Ryelands H 1pm LOST   7  scorecard
May 28th Heyford A 1pm WON   25 scorecard
               
June 4th Great Oakley H 1pm LOST   7 scorecard
June 11th Horton House ll A 1pm DRAW   8 scorecard
June 18th Rushden ll A 1pm WON   28 scorecard
June 25th East Haddon H 1pm DRAW   9 scorecard
               
July 2nd Peterborough ll A 1pm LOST   4 scorecard
July 9th West Haddon A 1pm LOST   1 scorecard
July 16th S & L Corby H 1pm LOST 2 scorecard
July 23rd Podington A 1pm LOST   4 scorecard
July 30th Old Grammarians H 1pm LOST   4 scorecard
               
August 6th St Crispins Ryelands A 1pm DRAW   8 scorecard
August 13th Heyford H 1pm DRAW 5 scorecard
August 20th Great Oakley A 1pm LOST   2 scorecard
August 27th Horton House ll H 1pm A   6 scorecard
               
September 3rd Rushden ll H 12.30 LOST     scorecard
September 10th East Haddon A 12.30 LOST     scorecard
September 17th Peterborough ll H 12.30 LOST   4 scorecard

THIRD ELEVEN

Date Opponents   Start Results   Points  
               
May 7 West Haddon ll A 1.30pm WON   30 Scorecard
May 14 Weekley & Warkton lll E 1.30pm WON   26 Scorecard
May 21 Bold Dragoon ll A 1.30pm LOST   8 scorecard 
May 28 Old Northamptonians lV E 1.30pm WON scorecard
               
June 4 Old Wellingburians ll A 1.30pm LOST   4 scorecard
June 11 Grendon & Prims ll E 1.30pm WON   29 scorecard
June 18 Kislingbury ll A 1.30pm WON   28 scorecard
June 25 Burton Latimer llll E 1.30pm WON   29 scorecard
               
July 2 Loddington llll E 1.30pm WON   27  scorecard 
July 9 West Haddon ll E 1.30pm WON   29   scorecard 
July 16 Weekley & Warkton lll A 1.30pm A   2 Result card
July 23 Bold Dragoon ll E 1.30pm WON 28 scorecard
July 30 Old Northamptonians lV A 1.30pm LOST   6 scorecard
               
August 6 Old Wellingburians ll E 1.30pm WON   29 scorecard
August 13 Grendon & Prims ll A 1.30pm WON   30 scorecard
August 20 Kislingbury ll E 1pm WON 27 scorecard
               
September 3 Loddington  llll A 1pm WON   30 scorecard
September 10 Burton Latimer llll A 1pm WON   30 scorecard

                                       UNDER NINES 2011

The 2011 season was again a hugely successful season both on and off of the field for the Under 9 section.

On the field, the progress of the players in knowledge of the game and technical aspects has been noticeable in the under 9’s, the normal weekly attendance is upwards of 30 children and this has taken some discussion on the numbers of Children to coaches, which thanks to the excellent efforts and support from Ian Geddes, Simon Parsons and John Pike we have managed to solve.

2011 saw the rise of the affectionately called “Minis” , the reception and year one children or children very new to the game. This age group has its own challenges and a completely different method of tuition, but the Mini’s seem to enjoy the sessions so we must be doing something right!! Much credit should go again to John Pike for his handling of this age group.

On a safety issue, apart from the unavoidable bumps and bangs, we had no major injuries to report in 2011, again the coaches have much to be thanked for, and the general good behaviour of the players.

The two tournaments were both washed out by unseasonable monsoon’s, but thanks the numbers supporting the youth Presentation Day the week after, the club’s losses were minimalised. We will be attempting to hold tournaments annually from now on, although the WCC fundraising committee are taking over the running of it.

On this day we presented three awards;

Coaches,  Mini Cricketer of the Year  – Ashton Musgrave

Coaches Player of the Year – Loui Murphy.

Coaches Most Improved Player of the Year – Tjaart Mentz

I would like to thank Andre and Tiaart and the whole of the Mentz family and wish them well. The family has been very supportive in everything we have done through the under 9’s, so please stay in touch.

The growth of the under 9’s section has bought great revenue and benefits to the club, but most importantly the children are becoming excellent cricketers through the good habits they are learning. Friday nights “down the field” is certainly the place to be , thank you to all for your support.

Just a few “thank you’s”, amongst others Leanne Henson and Sonya Solomon have been a great help in the tournament organising, Tors doing the register and admin (no small task) every week and the coaches who have made it all worthwhile.

Personally, I am moving up to coach the Under 11’s, supporting Tom Hodson and Marcus Shelton, I am also the Under 11’s District Coach for 2012.

However, the Wollaston Under 9’s are in the safe and capable hands of Simon Parsons and Ian Geddes.

As always , thanks to all and we welcome any feedback from parents on any subject.

Darren King

 

WOLLASTON LADS SHINE AT COUNTY LEVEL    See the photographs

Last week, the Northants U12 County team played in the Shrewsbury Festival with 7 other teams and ended up as Champions following a 6 wicket win against Derbyshire in Friday’s final!

This was a fantastic result bearing in mind that as far as the County youth coaches are concerned the Shrewsbury Festivals for U11 and U12 squads are very important tournaments. So important in fact that the result was relayed over the PA system at the County Ground on Friday during India’s innings! It goes without saying that the the watching Duncan Fletcher will have made a mental note for future!

 Harry Broome has been part of the county set-up all season and Cameron Pike was called up for the tour as reserve keeper.

Both of our lads were involved throughout the week in the qualifying games, with a win against Hunts and draws against Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Cameron kept wicket in the win against Hunts and took a great catch in the semi-final against Staffordshire.

Harry bowled economically throughout the week and played an important part in the semi-final against an aggressive Staffs side with 37 no, and against Derbyshire in the final scoring 18 with the bat and returning 9.3.22.2 with the ball. Both lads had a great time throughout the week and enjoyed the experience.

It’s really great that Harry played his part in the success and no doubt he and Cameron will have gained a lot from the experience.

Well done lads!

 

JUNE 16th

Chance 2 Shine Primary Schools Tournament

The Chance 2 Shine primary schools tournament went very well Monday June 13th with over 120 children taking part.

 After over 5 hours and 30 games of cricket, the tournament was won by a team from Wollaston primary for the first time. They beat Bozeat in the final

 Chris Perry organised the tournament brilliantly - along with  most of the organization with the schools, although we had good support from the Secondary school who supplied ten young leaders to umpire and help out.

Well done to all concerned.

REPORT    JUNE 8th 2011

Well done to Nathan Healy (Under 11), Harry Broome (Under 12) and Beth Healy  (Under 13) who have been selected for their respective County squads this season.

At District level, Patrick Bright, Cameron Pike and Harry Broome all performed well and won all three games with Nathan Richards, Charlie Elderton and Josh Steggles coming up trumps with a good win over Peterborough District.

Thanks are due to the coaches - including District coach Mark Bolar who passed on his very positive comments on the Wollaston lads' performance.

JUNIOR RESULTS AND SCORECARDS  UNDER NINES' NEWS LETTER      AVERAGES

Under 9’s and Under 11’s outdoor practice , every Friday from 615pm to 745pm , 2 pounds per child, every child must be registered (as per clubmark) , all players must be suitably attired , trainers and must bring a drink. 

We now have over 10 qualified coaches at the club.

 If you need any information on the outdoor sessions please contact Darren King 07770 867180 or darrenking85@hotmail.co.uk

 Diary dates; As well as our tournament on June 12th, The Rushden event is 26th June and Thrapston on July 17th.

WOLLASTON CRICKET CLUB'S     UNDER NINES' FUSION KWIK CRICKET TOURNAMENT

SUNDAY JUNE 12th 2011 1pm

WOLLASTON YOUNGSTERS MAKE THE GRADE

We are pleased with the news that a number of Wollaston CC youngsters have been selected to represent the East Northants District this season

They are Harry Tobin and Lewis North-Row (Under 11), Harry Broome, Patrick Bright and Cam Pike (Under 12)

Josh Steggles, Nathan Richards and Charlie Elderton (Under 14)

 

Chris Manktelow narrowly missed out on selection for the u12’s and Will Holley is a year younger than those selected for the U14’s and hopefully his chance will come next season.

Harry, Pat and Cam have all been selected for County trials (“District Elite” sessions) and we hope that Nathan Healey will make the County U11 squad. His sister Beth will feature in the County Girls squad.

Congratulations to all of them !

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