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WEPL PREMIER 2, WILTSHIRE WALLOP AND WILTS LEAGUE DIV 6 CHAMPIONS 2015
Saturday 22 / Sunday 23 April: on the Saturday two pre-season friendly fixtures were played against Swindon; the 1st XI won at home, with the 2nd XI defeated at Swindon. On the Sunday the first competitive fixtures of 2017 took place, with a home defeat to South Wilts in the ECB National Club Championship. The Under 15s won their first league game at home to Burbage, with the Under 11s defeated at Burbage.
Saturday 15 April: the second pre-season friendly for 2017 saw us make the short journey to Westbury, with a keenly-fought contest resulting in a four wicket victory. Congratulations to Neil Clark for scoring a century; hopefully the first of many this season.
Saturday 8 April: the 2017 season got underway today with our first pre-season fixture, which resulted in a seven wicket defeat at Purton.
200 Club: the winners for March can be found on the 200 Club page of the website.
Julias House-over the course of the last weekend we are delighted to announce that,between our Quiz Night and Graham Gaiger running the Reading Half Marathon, we have raised £4500 for Julia's House and £1300 for Devizes Opportunity Centre-this is an amazing effort from all concerned-thanks so much for all your support
Good news-we have received a grant of nearly £4000 from the Devizes Area Board and a match donation from the Andrew Crane Memorial Trust. This will enable us to fully enclose our nets and lengthen them as well as replacing all the netting.
2017 Season: all captains,vice captains and team managers have now been selected - many thanks to all who volunteered. Details are available to view on the Contacts page.
2017 Season- the adult league fixtures for the coming season are now available to view in the Fixtures section of this site
District and County Programmes Winter 2017
Many congratulations to the following who have made Winter Programmes at either District or County Level-
Georgia Colyer, Rosie Pembroke,Harriet Cuthbert Rory Lyttle,Tom Spencer,Sean Montgomery,Ethan Hutchins,Bryce Furlong,Harry Clarke,Rahul Patel,Daymian Uzzell,Sam Lever,Harry Newberry,Albert Weeden,Elliot Gaiger,Barton Paterson,Finlay Kiddle,Alex Hoskins,Angus Wrench,Theo Dodds,James Faulkner,Tom Pembroke,Freddie Butler,Charlie Owen,Henry Caldwell,Ben Smith,Henry Barker,Jake Steele,Sam Thurlow,Ed Smail and Nadim Searight. There were also several others who would have been selected had schools commitments allowed.
Lashings XI: as previously announced on our Facebook page and Twitter feed, we are pleased to announce that our primary fund raising event for 2017 will be a fixture against Lashings; the team of international all-stars. This will take place at The Grove on Sunday 20 August, and the day will include a training session for 20 of the club's youth members in the morning, and a lunch for 350 people in advance of the main event in the afternoon, with other activities to be confirmed.
This promises to be a highly entertaining day for club members and supporters alike, with a great deal of interest already expressed in terms of table bookings for the lunch and donations of prizes for the raffle in aid of Julia's House. Whilst further details will be published on the website in the coming months, the best way to find out more information is on the club's Facebook page or via the dedicated Twitter feed (@PccLashings), or to contact Chairman Fred Kerley direct (07970 974141 or @fredkerley).
Tom Alsop-many congratulations to Tom on his call-up to the England Lions Squad for this Winter -well deserved!
Social media Policy: the Committee wishes to remind everyone that there is a social media policy in place, by which all members, coaches, volunteers and supporters are expected to abide. To familiarise yourself with the policy, please refer to the relevant section on the menu bar.
Social Calendar 2017-The Committee have a full programme of events for 2016 planned
1-Junior signing on -Sat 8th April 930am
2-Beer Festival - Sun 28th May - details to follow
3-Lashings are coming in 2017-details above
4-Annual Dinner -Fri 29th Sept-details to follow