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March 14th, 2016 by eastgrinsteadonline

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February 25th, 2016 by eastgrinsteadonline

THE Cricket Club needs ball sponsors for the coming season. With the increased number of matches the Club will be playing in the coming months, and the rising cost of cricket balls, they now need at least 50 sponsors at £30 each to supply the correct number of balls for the teams this summer.

Sponsors will see their names in the Fixture Card as a small thank you for supporting  East Grinstead Cricket across all age groups.

“Imagine – it could be your ball that takes the wicket that wins the Premier League in 2016,” said a Club spokesman.

  • Indoor nets start on 3 March – new members very welcome.

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February 11th, 2016 by eastgrinsteadonline

THE town Cricket Club is looking for new players at all levels for the coming season.

The Club runs five Saturday sides competing in matches from the Sussex Premier league to the Mid Sussex Conference, with two further sides playing in the Sunday Surrey Trust and Development Leagues.

The Club is committed to bringing on its young players and it also provides a warm welcome to seniors wanting to return to the game.

Indoor nets will start again on 3 March at the Sports Club, with Under 9s soft ball sessions, and Under 10 hard ball training both taking place between 6pm and 7pm.

The 11 to 15-year-olds go through their paces between 7pm and 8pm, and the adults (over 16s) at 8pm to 9.30pm.

The Club also hosts a girls’ and a women’s team.

To find out more about any of the sides, contact Geoff Border on 07970 027617 or Andy Hayes on 07714 757237.


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December 23rd, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

POLICE have issued an appeal for witnesses to the theft of scrap metal worth £700 from a yard in Charlwood Place between 5pm on Monday evening and 7am Tuesday morning.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Sussex Police by email at or by calling them on 101.


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December 3rd, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

THE Mighty Stags, as the Forest Row Cricket Club is known to its fans, need more players.

They have four Saturday league teams – the 1st and 2nd teams play in the East Sussex Cricket League, Divisions 2 and 7 respectively, with the 2nd team full of promising young players who were a key part in their promotion last season.

The 3rd team plays in Mid-Sussex Cricket League in Division 5, and the 4th team plays in the Stoner Conference League which consists of young players and parents.

Forest Row CC also has a Sunday friendly side, which plays teams all around Sussex.

And there’s the T20 side which plays on mid-week evenings, in its own league against local teams.

But spokesman Matt Woodward says the Club needs more players of all standards to join before next season.

“We achieved promotion for our 2nd team last Season, as well as seeing our 4th team reaching the final of the Stoner Conference Robin Divall Trophy.

“But we are looking to promote the Club even further and attract more players. The format of the game is different in each league we play which will suit every type of player both competitively and socially.”

If you are interested in finding out more contact one of the following:

Paul Godden, Chairman:

Sean Mason, Secretary:

Matt Woodward, Publicity Officer:

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November 12th, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

imageTOTAL Cricket Scorer (TCS), a company co-founded by former East Grinstead mayor Lee Marmara, has been bought by the New Zealand company CricHQ.

TCS has long been acknowledged as pioneers of digital scoring through their laptop scoring software which is used at Lords and other first class English venues.

CricHQ is the leading digital platform for cricket worldwide and is used in around 50 cricketing nations for the administration of the game.

“TCS has been the benchmark for electronic scoring for many years and has built a great reputation with their large community of loyal users. We are really excited to be able to integrate TCS into the CricHQ platform,” said Simon Baker CEO of CricHQ.

TCS was founded in by Paul Thurstance and Lee Marmara who have refined and improved their original software package with input from cricket fans.

“It will be business as usual for TCS,” said Baker. “The company has a great product and a loyal following, and we are pleased that the founders will continue to be involved long term.”

Gus Mackay, CricHQ’s MD of Europe is already looking ahead.

“TCS and CricHQ joining forces provides a compelling offering for the Counties and Leagues that already use a mixture of both technologies to manage their cricket. We look forward to working with them all.”

Photo top: Lee at with a cricket trophy at Lords


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September 5th, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

EAST Grinstead Cricket Club’s 1st XI finished the season in second place, 4 points behind Roffey, despite winning their last ten games in a row.

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August 29th, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

CNkh-RaWUAAdkUXEAST Grinstead CC beat Bexhill CC by 65 runs this afternoon after both teams had stood in silence to commemorate the victims of last Saturday’s Shoreham air disaster.

Bexhill CC won the toss and elected to field but made little headway as Grinstead scored 202 for 7 declared off 56 overs.

In reply Bexhill could only score 137 for 10 off 41.4 overs.

Highlights of the match were Finn Hudson-Prentice who made 64,  Callum Guest who took 4/38 and Ashar Zaidi’s 55.


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July 5th, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

Horsham were first at the crease and were efficiently dismissed for 188 off 50.4 overs.

In reply, Grinstead chased them down to claim victory in 49 overs, thanks largely to the efforts of Ollie Graham, who scored 55 not out, and team mate Lewis Hatchett with 52 not out.

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May 31st, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

EAST Grinstead’s cricketers lost their second Sussex Premier Division match in a row when they went down away to reigning champions Roffey yesterday.

They went into the match lookingimage to put last week’s defeat at the hands of Preston Nomads behind them and batsman Fynn Hudson-Prentice scored an impressive 90 runs before a confident Grinstead declared at 200.

But despite the loss of a couple of early wickets, Roffey held their nerve, and solid performances at the wicket saw them bat their way to  victory with eight balls in hand.





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May 24th, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline


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May 23rd, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

imageGRINSTEAD’S 1st XI lost to Preston Nomads  this afternoon after being bowled out for 106 in an unremarkable match which was their first defeat this season.

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May 18th, 2015 by eastgrinsteadonline

imageEAST Grinstead Cricket Club defeated Middleton on Saturday to give them their second successive win of the new season.

Middleton,  newly-promoted to the Sussex Premier Division, were dismissed for 196, Craig Fowle taking 4-44.

With 197 runs needed for a win, Ollie Graham’s 65 and Fynn Hudson-Prentice’s 46 helped Grinstead to an easy victory for the loss of only three wickets off 42.4 overs.

Before the match began, the teams observed a minute’s silence for Middleton’s Jon Hammond.


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