The wizards news 2017/18

iWinter Nets: Winter Nets will take place on Sunday Mornings for all players playing within all senior sides. this will take place at the Sheffield Indoor Cricket Centre, 400 Petre Street, Sheffield S4 8LU. I’m sure you will all agree that last year’s more focused approach on coaching with Director of Cricket Pieter Swanepoel taking the lead, was a huge success. Therefore. these will be running again for 10 weeks from Sunday 28th January 18 till Sunday 1st April 18 & will be held 9am-11am at a cost of £5/session. Its planned (Weather Permitting) to have the first outdoor net on Wednesday 4th April 18 starting at 5:30pm.

Dinner: The dinner will take place on Sunday 17th April 18 & will ne held at Tankersley Golf Club commencing at 7pm for 7;30pm, the cost TBC. Alex will be stepping into his mum’s shoes for this year & will be composing a letter in due course, including a menu, an order form & the dress code, it will be a fantastic evening so please return your orders asap, as we expect a high demand!

Christmas Drinks: The club will be meeting for some drinks, carol singing & general Christmas Cheer at the clubhouse on Sunday 16th December 17. The pavilion will be open from 6pm with rumours rife that Santa will be making an appearance around 6;30pm.

Thursday Night Practise ( The Little Bash ) & All Stars: As you all no doubt we have an impressive conveyor belt of home grown players within the ranks of all senior sides, thanks to the tireless efforts of the coaches at the club However, we realised that to continue these traditions & club values we needed to re-engage with the Thursday night sessions, hence the reason Alex Fetcher created the Little Bash. So, if you know any interested parties/neighbours/stragglers in the street please help raise awareness of these sessions, running on Thursday’s from May at 5-6pm at a cost of £2 per session.

Under 15′s & 18′s: On a similar note to the above, the club have identified a potential shortage in the Under 15′s & Under 18′s for the 2018 campaign. So as with the above if anybody knows any interested parties for the upcoming season can they please get in contact with Junior Coordinator Alex Fletcher Mob: 07811 949536 or Email: to allow the club to continue its proud junior traditions.

Match Ball Sponsor’s/Advertising Boards: As always, the club is looking to help finance the week by week running of the cricket club & one of our more successful, ways has been through the sponsorship of the match balls & placement of advertising boards. Now with the formation of the 3rd X1 & ever rising costs of insurance, balls E,T,C, the club asks for your help in trying to find either a match ball sponsor for a game or a company advertising board for the season. For the cost of only £25 per game, the individual or company will their name in the match day programme, displayed in the clubhouse & on the fixture card or alternatively staring from £250, dependant on position/size & supply, a company can have an advertising board placed for the entire season for all to view.

New Secretary: As you may or may not be aware Joe Webster has stepped down as Secretary following the AGM, after wonderful service, & will be replaced by Steve Fletcher. His Contact details are as follows: Mob: 07486 580368 or Email: 

Date for the Diary: Redecoration of the Clubhouse: Saturday 24th March 17.