As you can tell by the cold grey damp weather we have been having recently the cricket season is nearly upon us! I hope you all had a good winter either netting or playing indoor cricket. A massive thanks to al the captains for their hard work in organsing the senior teams and to all the aprents and coaches of the colts who made their fixtures and net sessions possible.
A big welcome to all the new members who joined us during the winter net programme i hope you settled in well and were made to feel welcome and are looking forward to your first season with the Stow!
As with every year, its a busy time as we get preparing for our first fixtures, below are a few gentle reminders, important notices and some fundraisiers that are coming up:
Im sure you have received the earlier notifications and it will coem as no surprise as it happens every year but memebrship is now due. The details at the bottomo of the page outline the prices and what is required, this is also available at https://walthamstowcc.secure-club.com/pages/page_3547/HowtoJoinOurClub.aspx
. Please return your forms and moeny as soon as you can.
For colts parents please note there will be a registration evening simialr to last season. You will be contacted shortly with regards to this, however please feel free to go to the club and pay your membership in beforehand.
Ground Preperation Day - Natwest Cricket Force 2013 - SUNDAY 7th APRIL 10am onwards
As ever we need to ready the ground for the opening fixtures, getting sightscreens out, moving benches, tidying ground etc etc. A working party is required for this Sunday (7th April)
, even if you can only spare an hour or so please pop down and help out. The more people who help the quicker and easier it will be. The bar will be open from midday for well earned refreshment. I'll even thrown in a free natwest cricket force t-shirt for everyone who attends!
Quiz Night - Friday May 10th 7.30pm
Friday May 10th is the cricket section quiz night - all funds raised will go to help the section. Please make a note in your diarys and keep the evening free. Details yet to be confirmed but food will be provided. Any volunteers for a quiz master please let Matt Guest know. Please let friends and family know.
Stow Fantasy Cricket
This year we will be running a Stow Fantasy Cricket League. Entry is £10 per team and can be entered directly online using paypal. Pick 2 Batsmen,2 Bowlers,1 Keeper & 1 All Rounder equally no more than £25m.
Details, including player list, rules, registration are available by visiting
Cash prizes up for grabs
Any questions or issues speak to Matt Guest.
Outdoor training should start in the next week or so - weather dependant (keep checking your emails and the website for details. In rpeperation for this the Committee have managed to secure majority funding to have the outdoor nets repaired. This means we will have safe and secure practice facilities for this summer. A massive thanks to Ed Edwards, Del Steward and the committee for their continuing hard work.
You may have noticed that the messageboard is back on the website, im hoping to get more member interaction and communnication and will trial the messageboard as a medium for this in addition to our facebook and twitter pages. You will need a website login to access most of the forum.
I know a few people have been asking about playing kit for this season, we are using the same suppliers and kit as last season. If anyone would like to purchase any playing or trainign gear please go to our websop at Tyler Sports (link via the website).
Finally good luck to everyone this season, i hope the weather is better than last year and we have a more productive year on the pitch.
Membership Prices 2013 (All per annum)
- Colt Membership (under 16 yrs) - £20.00
- Junior Membership (16-18 yrs) - £90.00
- Student Membership (Student ID required) - £90.00
- *NEW* Full Membership (18-25 non student) - £120.00
- Full membership - £190.00
- Family Membership (children under 18 yrs) - £260.00
- O.A.P Membership ( - £120.00
- Non-playing Social Membership - £25.00
Membership entitles you to access to all of the sports facilities; Tennis courts, Cricket nets, Squash Courts* (regardless of which section you join**) as well as the bar and sauna.
* Court Fees Apply ** You can only represent the club for your chosen section.
How To Join / Pay
Please hand in the club membership form in with your payment to a member of bar staff who will deal with your transaction and give you a receipt. Payments can be made in cash, by cheque or by card,
If you would like to make payment in two or more separate payments then please speak to a Dave Portman or committee member first. Any conversations about financial situation and special payment arrangements will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
In order to comply with ECB Clubmark and so we have accurate emergency details you must also complete and submit to the cricket committee or hand in behind the bar a Cricket Section Personal Details form. For those of you who already have a login to this website then please go to update profile and fill in the "Custom Fields" and let us know you have done so.
WCC Cricket Personal Details Form.pdf
Any issues with the membership form please contact Matt Guest, any issues with the website and logging in please contact Matt Guest
Renewal Form for 2013 (Existing Members Only)
Please fill in, print and return with fees to bar staff
New Members Form for 2013
Please fill in, print and return alone with Personal Details Form to bar staff