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Westy Trophy returns

It's back, this August Bank Holiday Sunday. The this August Bank Holiday Sunday 30/08 for another family fun day. The trophy will be contested for again with 6 teams playing in a 5 over softball tournament. We'll also have a fun junior game and presentation during the day. As with many things this year we're limited as to what we can do but we hope to run a raffle during the...

1st XI Match Report 23/07

First team report - Home to Steeton 23 July 2020 Following the excellent start made away at Pool, the first team were looking to double their win total in a match-up where we anticipated perhaps sterner opposition than that of the first week. No changes were made to the team, nice that all players were available for the first two weeks! The weather was fine if a bit underwhelming, more sun...

1st XI Match Report 18/07

First team match report - Pool away 18 July 2020 The long overdue start of the Covid restricted season arrived with the first team raring to go, particularly as it was raining when they arrived at Pool to take on a side freshly relegated from division 1 and not to be underestimated. Very little was known of the opposition with a few names being recognised from previous encounters which were now...

Magic Little Grant

Junior cricket gets a welcome boost. The club were delighted to be awarded £500 by the s scheme through it's partnership with the Postcode Community Trust. The funding will be used to further enhance our junior section with the purchase of new coaching and playing equipment. The club prides itself on making junior cricket accessible for all children from all backgrounds. We charge...

Death of Peter Taylor

The club is saddened to have to report the death of former treasurer, secretary and programme editor Peter Taylor. Peter was involved at both Esholt and Tong Park CC prior to the merger and performed many roles at both clubs. He suffered a stroke some years ago but still continued to watch most home games during the season. Peter was a true cricket lover and will be...

TPE Outdoor Nets

Outdoor Nets available to book. Following an easing of government exercise restrictions people are now able to use cricket nets to practice and exercise. Nets must be booked online in advance using our new booking system - book here. Only one net can be used at any one time and are free to use for those who've paid their 2020 annual subscriptions. They are open for public use and we are...

Covid-19 Update

The ECB updated us on their response to the Covid-19 crisis yesterday although the exact details in terms of dates remain unconfirmed. At this moment in time all forms of recreational cricket are suspended. We have cancelled our remaining indoor net sessions for seniors and coaching for our junior section. At this moment in time it looks unlikely that our season will begin on...

Hobby Horse Race Night

A great night had by all. Thanks to everyone who made it to our first hobby horse race night on Saturday 22nd February. It was a fun night, enjoyed by all in attendance. Big thanks to Louis Morton for organizing the night, his first as social secretary, and everyone else who got involved from Janet and Di running the tote to all our race and horse sponsors. We raised some...

Winter Nets Underway

Winter practice underway ahead of new season Our indoor nets are now underway ahead of the 2020 season. Senior nets take place on a Monday evening from 6-7.30pm at St Mary's School in Menston. Junior nets take place on a Wednesday evening from 6-7pm. New players to the club are always welcome at any level, age or ability.

Club hit by storm Ciara

Club struck by new flood nightmare. A little over 4 years into our recovery from the devastating flloding on Boxing Day 2015 the club was struck by flooding again as storm Ciara caused the River Aire to burst it's banks, water spilling accross land onto our field. The effects were not at the level of 2015 with the new drainage showing it's worth with the water off the field in a day...

1st XI Transfer News

The 1st XI have boosted their squad with the capture of 2 fine cricketers ahead of the new season. Former Esholt man Dave Hester rejoins the club after a number of seasons with Pudsey St. Lawrence and more recently Otley where he got into the habit of winning trophies. Dave is a high quality batter who's scored consistent runs in the A Division of the Aire Wharfe over the last 6 seasons, has...

Winter Nets

Indoor nets not far away! As 2020 dawns our thoughts begin to turn to the new season and the club's indoor nets are just around the corner. Senior nets will take place at St. Mary's School, Bradford Road, Menston, LS29 6AE. They begin on Monday 10th February and will be on every week from 6 - 7:30pm with the exception of 17th February when the school is closed. Under 11s begin junior...

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