friendly club cricket

At the start of 2018


Indoor Nets

Every week February-April, members started getting their arms into shape with bat and ball.


Pre-Season Pitch Rolling

Prior to season start, players stepped up for an intensive weekend of rolling helping to get the square ready.

First Match of the Season

And finally the season started. The sun even came out for the friendly opening match at Faversham.

Family Fun Day New Style



Every Thursday evening

After work club members turned out to practice,
fine tune their skills, or try out something new at Manor Field.

Meanwhile League cricket was underway


At Manor Field
Both XIs were taking wickets & snaffling catches in the field - the season included a 7-for, a 6-for & three 5-fors.

And with the bat
hitting out and enjoying the warm, dry weather. Including both XIs chalking up centuries on the same Saturday.

Annual West Country Tour

29 July - 2 August 2018

After a damp start, 4 days of cricket playing friendly teams
in the countryside round Bristol.
Results: honours even - 2 wins, 2 not wins.

Pitchwork Day & Club AGM

Saturday 22nd September - When club members made the difference for the 2019 season

Square prepped for the winter.
Elections held.
Club business discussed.
And then over to the pub for a few drinks.

Last Match of the 2018 Season

cricket at Manor Field
Once again with our neighbours at Ash                       
This year we took the bat fest to them                      

League Awards Night


Second XI Promoted
Winning their league and up for promotion in 2019, the 2nd XI get their just reward for an excellent season.

And Taking the Silverware
The 2nd XI also produced the winners of their league Batting & Bowling Awards - Glen Freeman & Ed Quantrill.

Family Fun Day

The Annual NAG&HCC Awards Dinner

24th November 2018.

Awards presented included:

hot food

Batting Cup
2018 Winner: Paul Sumner

ice creams

Bowling Cup
2018 Winner: James Nash

hot drinks

Duck Cup
2018 Winner: Michael Gallagher


Rob Newmarch Cup [spirit of cricket]
2018 Winner: Jamie Nash

And taking us through the off-season...


Christmas Drinks

15th December. Just cos you can't remember it, doesn't mean you missed it.


Winter Socials

In Jan, Feb & March. Watch Team App for details.

Pres vs Chair

Indoor Nets

Starting again soon - Thursdays 8pm-9.30pm from 7th Feb 2019.

...and for the diary:

Pre-season prep work - March 2019
League season starts - 4th May 2019
Pitchwork Day & Club AGM - 21st September 2019