Review of Recreational League Cricket in Sussex

Dear Sussex Recreational League Club, Further to the e-mail below, sent on 24th August, I am writing to thank you for the feedback we have received and to advise you of the next steps in the re-structuring of adult league cricket in the County. As you know, through its subsidiary the Sussex Cricket Foundation (“SCF”), the Board … Continue reading “Review of Recreational League Cricket in Sussex”

6-a-side Finals Day

The 1st Central County Ground, Hove hosts the Finals Day of the Sussex Cricket Foundation Cup this Sunday (17th September). Forty-two teams from across the county have taken part in the six-a-side tournament – now in its second year – with the winners of each of the seven qualifying events plus one losing finalist making … Continue reading “6-a-side Finals Day”

Ifield seal final spot at Finals Day!

Congratulations to Ifield, who will be at our 6-a-side Finals Day on Sunday 17th September! To find out more about our fundraising activities, please visit 

U10 Gilbert Cup

Sussex Cricket Foundation, in association with Royal London, delivered the U10 Gilbert Cup across the County throughout the Summer. There were four preliminary competitions, one in each area to determine the top eight Under 10 teams, who would compete at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove. In total, 34 different junior cricket clubs across … Continue reading “U10 Gilbert Cup”

EDUCATION: No Boundaries Project

No Boundaries is a Sussex cricket Foundation employability initiative designed to support Sussex job seekers back into work. We were lucky enough to be joined last month by Sian Morse, Sales Manager for Centreplate UK, based at The 1st Central County Ground. 12 No Boundaries Learners attended an interactive and informative careers talk based around … Continue reading “EDUCATION: No Boundaries Project”

Pagham seal fifth spot at Finals Day!

Congratulations to Pagham, who will be at our 6-a-side Finals Day on Sunday 17th September! Teams from Pagham, Selsey and West Wittering competed in a group format, with the top two teams progressing to the final, which saw a victorious Pagham side overcome West Wittering. There was excellent support for all sides and a great turnout of … Continue reading “Pagham seal fifth spot at Finals Day!”

D40 Hardball signed confirmed league winners

Our D40 hardball side in their very first season were confirmed league champions on Sunday by beating Hampshire. Sussex batting first posted 228 and subsequently bowled out Hampshire for 110. Congratulations to all involved in what has been a truly remarkable first season.

Blackstone Academy Ground Open Day

On Sunday 2nd July, Sussex Cricket Foundation took the opportunity to show case it’s stunning Blackstone Academy Ground, sponsored by Hurstpierpoint College.  Under the backdrop of wall to wall sunshine, both the Trustees and their guests enjoyed two competitive games of cricket, along with food and refreshments. Secretary Nigel Russell explained “Through creating better futures for … Continue reading “Blackstone Academy Ground Open Day”

It’s with great sadness that we report the death of Tim Monday

Tim Monday joined West Chiltington & Thakeham CC in 2013/14 as Club Captain from Wisborough Green and helped the club secure promotion to the Sussex Premier league two years later. He will be remembered for his loveable character, knowledge of the game and most importantly encouragement of junior cricket. He leaves a son, and team … Continue reading “It’s with great sadness that we report the death of Tim Monday”

Little Common Ramblers will be at Finals Day!

Congratulations to Little Common Ramblers, who have booked their place at our 6-a-side Finals Day on Sunday 17th September! Teams from Heathfield Park, Plumpton, Little Common Ramblers, Crowborough, Robertsbridge and Hurstpeirpoint competed in a group format and then semi-finals. This was followed by the final itself between Plumpton and Little Common Ramblers, which saw Little Common … Continue reading “Little Common Ramblers will be at Finals Day!”