Next League Fixtures: Saturday 1 August
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Dates for the Diary
Here are a few dates for your Trowbridge Cricket Club 2015 diary:
Senior Training - Tuesdays @ 18:00
First Team Training - Thursdays @ 18:00
Saturday 1st August:
1st XI @ home vs Marshfield 1st XI - 13:00 start
2nd XI away vs Marshfield 2nd XI- 13:30 start
3rd XI away vs Hinton Charterhouse 2nd XI - 13:00 start
9th August - Annual 6 aside Tournament - 09:00 start
16th August - Patrick Padfield Shield Memorial Game - 12:00 start
Cricket Club Open Day & 6 aside Tournament - 9th August
The Trowbridge Cricket Club annual 6 aside Tournament will take place on the 9th August 2015 and it coincides with the Trowbridge Cricket Club Open Day, sponsored by the ECB and Waitrose.
If you are interested in entering a team, please contact John Carroll on 07545228047 - we are looking for 12 teams in this years competition!
We are going to be running coaching sessions for all ages so if you are interested in joining the club or just coming up for a coaching session during the day, please feel free to come along and join in.
16th August - Memorial Game - Patrick Padfield Shield
The Patrick Padfield Shield will be taking place on the 16th August this season! Bring the family along to the Trowbridge Cricket Club Memorial Game, lots of fun for everyone with a bouncy castle, ice cream van, music, BBQ and the bar will be open all day!
Overseas Signing - Andrea Agathangelou - earns a Pro contract with Leicestershire!
We are proud to announce that our overseas player Andrea Agathangelou has earned a contract with County Championship side Leicestershire. After being given a trial for Leicestershire 2nd XI against Afghanistan, Aggers was keen to impress, which he did so emphatically scoring 163*. This led to him being offered a contract by Leicestershire and put straight into the 1st XI team for the match that coming weekend against Essex. Leicestershire ended up winning that match, winning their first County Championship match in nearly 3 years (38 matches) with Aggers ending on 42* to see his side over the finishing line. We wish Aggers all the best and hope to see him in Trowbridge colours again soon!
Andrea is a top order batsman who also bowls right arm leg spin. Andrea comes to Trowbridge on the back of five successful seasons playing for Lancashire County Cricket Club. Andrea represented Lancashire in the LV County Championship, Yorkshire Bank 40 over competition and also the Natwest T20 Blast. Andrea has scored over 2500 runs in first class cricket including 5 hundreds and 13 fifties.
After making his debut for his South African province, North West, at 18 years of age, scoring two half centuries in the process. He joined Lancashire on a scholarship in 2010 as a 20-year-old allrounder - he can keep wicket as well as bat in the top order and bowl leg spin - and signed a professional contract a year later after some eye-catching form in the Second XI, in particular a four-day friendly against Somerset in which he made scores of 129 and 70 not out and took 10 wickets. He made his senior debut for Lancashire in the County Championship match against Somerset at Liverpool in August 2012.
Thermaglaze - Club Sponsor
We are delighted to announce that Thermaglaze will be sponsoring the club for the next few seasons. We are very excited to work with Thermaglaze over the coming seasons and hope the partnership can be very successful.
Established in 1988, Thermaglaze has now arguably become the South West's leading home improvement company. They’ve achieved this through sticking to their ethos of offering good old-fashioned value for money, the very latest energy efficient, high security products and a customer service that’s second to none.
Senior Cricket Training
As the new season is upon us just a few details about senior training.
Senior training starts Tuesday 14th April at 18:00
2nd senior training starts on Thursday 16th April at 18:00
Youth and Girls Training
We are happy to announce that the Youth and Girls training will start for the 2015 season as follows;
Thurs 9 April:
- 6pm-7.30pm Under 9s
- 6pm-8pm Under 11s
Fri 10 April
- 6pm-8pm Under 13s
- 6pm-8pm Under 15s
Friday 17 April
- 6pm-8pm Girls training (all ages)
It has been noted over the years that there is nobody at the club for people to talk to about any concerns or problems they have. Players discuss a wide range of issues amongst themselves. Without a formal method of airing and resolving these issues it can become a problem.
We're excited to announce that we have introduced a new position at the club. Phillip Rutland has been appointed as the Players Representative for the club. He is there for all players to note any feedback or concerns. The Players Rep is a completely independent position, separate from the Committee and the Clubhouse. Phil is contactable via Facebook, email or phone (TCCrep@talktalk.net) so if you have any feedback about anything, please let Phil know.
The playing kit for Trowbridge senior members is now available to order online.
The link above will take you directly to the site with the Trowbridge kit on it. Please pass this on to all your fellow club members and team mates, as we would really like to start looking like a club again.
All first team players will require a playing shirt and a cap to start the league season, which will be discussed during pre-season. Players for other teams – please consult your skippers.