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We are pleased to announce that we are running a cricket camp over the Spring Bank Holiday. It will run on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th May. Start time 9am finishing at 3pm each day

Cost is £20 per day or £55 for all three days. Usual mix of activities. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks and sun cream ( we have to be optimistic)

To book a place please email, text of phone Josh Varley on 07984 526486 or email joshvarley93@hotmail.co.uk

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SCCC celebration dinner

Dear All,
As it is 25 years since we won our first Yorkshire League title and 15 years on from our National Knockout victory we are hosting a celebration dinner at Baldwin's on 3 July 2015.
Old Eds also won the title in 1990 so there is much to celebrate.
The price is a very reasonable £35 per head. Many Thanks to our Vice President David Baldwin who has, as ever, granted us a heavy discount. We need a minimum of 130 people but I am confident we can exceed this.
We already have 4 tables of 10 covered thanks to Sue and Malcolm Rathbone (Lady Chairman and Chairman in 1990), Richard Ibbotson (current Chairman and Chairman in 2000), Dave Seale (Vice Chairman and former Old Eds Skipper) and myself (none of the above).
It would be great if you could join us for what promises to be a memorable evening as we look back and celebrate key moments in our illustrious history.
If anyone would like to take a table or knows of anyone who would like to sponsor one (we can look at suitable packages) that would be fantastic.
Please do join us. Further details including timings to follow.
I can be contacted via this e mail address or on my mobile which is 07807828666.
Everyone is welcome.


Membership Subscriptions

It is now well past the deadline for renewing 2015 membership for both Adult and Junior players.

A previous communication explained that the Club needs subscriptions to be received as early as possible before the start of the season to enable us to pay our bills.

If you have already returned your membership form and payment, thank you.

For those that have yet to do so, and wish to renew, please can you give the matter your immediate attention.

Fully paid up SCCC members’ details will be uploaded to Abbeydale on Friday 24th April. Fully paid up means that we received both payment AND membership form. Any members not on this list will have their green cards deactivated at the end of April with the next upload not scheduled until the end of May.

To ensure continued Abbeydale membership, subscription payment AND membership form must be received BY ME by Thursday 23rd April. Please DO NOT give to your Captain, Manager, Junior Coordinator etc. but send directly to me by post or email.

If you have any queries, please contact me ASAP.

Kind regards

Steven Matthews: Membership Secretary

10 Wigfull Road, Sheffield, S11 8RJ.


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2 out of 2 for VPs

After a winning start to the season, the VPs continued their assault on league 2 with a classy performance against a strong Baslow team. Bolstered by the return of two ex-legends of the game, Parrsy (fresh from his annual trip to Decathalon) and our overseas (Wales and Wolverhampton) Sir General Vice Admiral Layer OBE VC H&M B&Q (not that he bangs on about it).

Unusually, Skipper lost the toss (currently 50:50, what are the chances) and we were inserted. It was raining. Bob and Ashy dutifully opened up, building a steady platform and with the 50 up, Bob fell after a hard graft. Enter Stewie, fresh of the back of last weeks match winning 60 odd and from ball 1 struck the ball well. The partnership built, quick running, hitting the bad ball, hitting the ex collegiate batsman in the face and the occasional 6, it was a joy to watch. Stewart broke his bat and with Ash's usual grinning response to some average sledging, the Baslow spirit. Banter was good in the dressing room mainly thanks to Parr reminding us of his music hall variety act. It was still raining. Ashy reached his superb ton with time running out and Stewie ended on 93 off 90 balls. A few with chronic pad rash yet again but 239-1, no one was complaining, a tough target in any standard of cricket. Still raining.

Millennium Club 2015

Please find attached, the April 2015 Millennium Club draw winners. 

Congratulations to them.

Roger Brennan will be issuing the winners' cheques in due course.

Steven Matthews, Membership Secretary.

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VP's off to winning start

The VPXI begun the campaign with a home game at HSBC against a youthful Hollinsend side.  After 3 weeks of great weather, it was inevitable that come Saturday, we would be met with wind, rain and cold.....and the weather did not disappoint.

New captain Bulk won the toss (already better than Sealy?) and inserted Hollinsend.  A motivational speech before the game was given (and shared with Daniel Longley talking to his Dad about what they are having for tea next Thursday) with the boys in no doubt a) what was expected of them and b) where to go for chicken nuggets.  In future, kids banned from our changing rooms for a whole host of reasons.

Wellhard and Bull opened the bowling.  Wellman found little change from the pitch, but bowled an extremely economical 7 over spell.  Bull was a little rusty; his only real contribution was bouncing one of the openers and putting him on the floor (you don't lose it).  Club record signing, Ricky V.W, replaced Bull with the hope he would not suffer second season syndrome and he did not disappoint.  He took 3 quick wickets and from 36-0, Hollinsend became 54-3.  Longy Longy Longy took over from Wellman and he was quickly into his transparent ways.  Champagne moment undoubtedly putting someone out at cow (joint decision, led by the captain) with the very next ball the batsman hitting it straight to a surprised Rookey who took a simple catch.

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2015 Handbook

The SCCC 2015 handbook is now out, you can obtain a copy from your Captain or Junior team manager.


The MVCA will recommence on Friday 17th April 2015 for both exsiting and new players

The sessions will run from 5.30pm to 7.30pm in April reverting to 6pm to 8pm once we get in to May. The cost remains £6 as for the last few years.

All under nines will have to complete a 2015 registration form the first time they attend so please bear this in mind- registration will be open from 5pm in the first couple of weeks

The minimum age that we can take children is 6 years old

Our under 11 squads will also be training on Friday evenings

We look forward to some great Friday evenings and we hope parents will fully utilise the new bar and stay around for our Friday night BBQ's


Andy Tyas

Junior Co-ordinator


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Michael Vaughan, Richard Kettleborough & Joe Root

Three trees and accompanying plaques to mark the achievements of club members Michael Vaughan OBE, Richard Kettleborough and Joe Root will be planted at the scoreboard end of our ground at 11.30am on Wednesday 8th April 2015.

The ceremony will be hosted by our President Gordon Hall, Richard is back from Umpiring the ICC World Cup Final in Melbourne and will be attending. Michael & Joe’s family will be representing them as they are currently in the West Indies on the England tour.

All club members are invited to attend this ceremony.

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ECB Yorkshire Premier League

Please see attached statemnt from the YCB regarding the future of Premier League cricket from 2016.



2015 Membership Subscriptions

All playing members should have received an email notifying them of this season's subscription arrangements. As the Club faces increasing financial pressures, please give the matter your earliest attention by downloading the relevant forms and returning to me with payment as soon as possible.

If you are aware of a player who has not been emailed, please contact me. 

The Non-Playing membership form is now also available.

Thank You and Good Luck for the 2015 season.

Steven Matthews: Membership Secretary

10 Wigfull Road, Sheffield, S11 8RJ. 






We run two teams in the South Yorkshire League and from 2015 we have been asked to supply club umpires to officiate at games allocated by the League.


There are around 20 games per season and the League are looking for committed qualified umpires who can stand in at least 10-12 fixtures between April and September. If anyone is interested but is not qualified then please speak to us as the League do run courses to get umpires qualified.


Umpires are paid £36 per game and in addition are provided with Cricket teas


If anyone is interested in helping out both SCCC and the League please can you contact either myself Andy Tyas third team captain or Andy Simpson second team captain


Andy Tyas 07512 774810 or tyas975@btinternet.com

Andy Simpson 07957 441614 or andy_s123@hotmail.com

SCCC Ceramic Mugs for sale to raise funds - £5 each

To raise much needed funds we now have club mugs available for everyone to purchase at just £5.  The mugs come in their own gift bags - great idea for christmas presents and you don't even have to wrap them.
To order use the attached order form and send to  Julie Lister  - email; julielister@ymail.com  Tel: 07739721446 
post to 6 Causeway Glade, Dore, Sheffield S173EZ

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