Inter-Hub Disability Cricket Tournament

On Monday 3rd July we hosted our first inter-hub Disability Cricket tournament at Eastbourne Sports Centre. The tournament, funded by Lord’s Taverners, involved 20 players from the Eastbourne, Hastings and Lewes Disability Hubs. The format was 6-a-side Kwik Cricket along with a longest hit challenge. Congratulations go to the Eastbourne Hub for winning the tournament. … Continue reading “Inter-Hub Disability Cricket Tournament”

Third Spot for Finals Day goes to Glynde & Beddingham!

Congratulations to Glynde & Beddingham, who have booked their spot at our 6-a-side Finals Day at the 1st Central County Ground on Sunday 17th September! Ringmer, Laughton, Seaford, Newick, Denton and Glynde & Beddingham all enjoyed some excellent cricket in the beautiful sunshine last Sunday. The final saw Seaford and Glynde & Beddingham face off, … Continue reading “Third Spot for Finals Day goes to Glynde & Beddingham!”

Sussex and England legends visit Shoreham Academy for National Cricket Week

Former Sussex and England cricket legend Matt Prior and former England Women’s cricketer Lydia Greenway visited Shoreham Academy as part of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week on Tuesday 20 June. Matt and Lydia, along with coaches from the Sussex Cricket Foundation, surprised the Year 7 & 8 pupils from the school and treated them to … Continue reading “Sussex and England legends visit Shoreham Academy for National Cricket Week”

Lord’s Taverners: National Table Cricket Finals 2017

Pupils from Angmering School had a day to remember last week as they travelled to London to take part in the Lord’s Taverners National Table Cricket Finals. The West Sussex school’s side were one of nine to compete in the Nursery Pavilion, at Lord’s Cricket Ground, for the right to call themselves national champions. The … Continue reading “Lord’s Taverners: National Table Cricket Finals 2017”

Take part in Yoga – International Yoga Day

Brighton Yoga Foundation in partnership with Brighton & Hove City Council Take Part festival & Sussex Cricket Foundation are proud to present a day of specialist yoga to help celebrate International Yoga Day. Location: The 1st Central County Ground – SCF Learning Room Date: Wednesday 21st June 2017 – 10am-8pm Bookings: no booking required, first come … Continue reading “Take part in Yoga – International Yoga Day”

Henfield and West Chiltington Progress to 6-a-side Finals Day

Our annual 6-a-side fundraising competition is underway for 2017 and two teams, Henfield and West Chiltington & Thakeham, have already booked their place for finals day! Teams across the county are competing in local tournaments for a place at our Finals Day on Sunday 17th September at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove.  We … Continue reading “Henfield and West Chiltington Progress to 6-a-side Finals Day”

Promoting Cricket in Sussex

At the Sussex v Gloucestershire Royal London One Day Cup game at The Saffrons, Eastbourne on Sunday 14th May 2017 the SUSSEX CRICKET FOUNDATION made a donation of £7500 to the Matthew Hobden Trust whose aim is ‘to provide financial support for young cricketers who otherwise couldn’t afford to play the game’. Matthew was an … Continue reading “Promoting Cricket in Sussex”

DIScoverABILITY Day 2017

We had 250 attendees supported by a team of 80 volunteers, 8 members of the County Disability Squad and 13 coaches and of course…glorious sunshine!  The day encompassed the volunteers gathering for a briefing before setting up a number of different stations for participants to practice different cricketing skills. Visitors were greeted by Sid the … Continue reading “DIScoverABILITY Day 2017”

All Stars Cricket Launches This Week!!

And your local centre still has spaces left for your #littlestar All Stars Cricket is a fun filled 8 week programme for girls and boys aged 5-8. There are over 25,000 children across the country taking part in the programme and it promises to be the best first experience of cricket for your child. Run … Continue reading “All Stars Cricket Launches This Week!!”

New Cricket Nets Opened at Lewes Priory CC and Southwick CC

Sussex Cricket Foundation are delighted to report that two cricket clubs recently opened new cricket nets in their respective communities. Lewes Priory Cricket Club, situated at the Stanley Turner Ground in Lewes, saw 80 club members turn out at their net opening on Friday 21st April. As well as Sussex Cricket Foundation representatives, the club welcomed … Continue reading “New Cricket Nets Opened at Lewes Priory CC and Southwick CC”