2018 – a very busy year ahead
Sportsman’s Dinner 2018 The BCCC 2018 Sportsman’s Dinner takes place at Dauntseys School on the 28th of March, with David Gower, cricket legend, and Kieran Bracken, part of England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup winning squad, the guest speakers. Tickets cost £45 and are available from all the usual outlets (ie Ed). Biannual Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot The BCCC Biannual Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot takes place on Friday 8th June at Wellington Barn, Calstone. This will be our sixth shoot, and we’ve already raised over £200,000 for charitable causes. In 2016, the shoot raised £78,000 which was distributed to various charities, including a...
2017 season review
2017 was a highly successful season for the club, as these highlights illustrate: BCCC hosted 75 games at the picturesque ground in Coate. Eight of our youth players played for their respective county teams. The club hosted six youth county games – more than any other club in Wiltshire. BCCC’s midweek, T20 team won the Calne & District League for the third time in the past four years. The club hosted three touring teams, including one from the Middle East! Ground preparation was greatly aided by the purchase of a new gang mower, with generous grants of £4,500 from Wiltshire Area Board and £1000 from...
Old Boys news update
Tom Alsop toured with the England Lions last winter and continues to play county cricket for Hampshire in all three formats of the game. Neil Clark continues to be a valuable member of the Wiltshire County Cricket team, who play one-day and three day format games in the Minor Counties Championships. Owen Alsop has become the assistant coach for the Wiltshire Country Cricket team, is coaching the county’s second team, and is now player/coach at Burbage CC, where he joins up with the Lavis clan (James, Adam and Ollie), who were part of the BCCC Youth Academy some years...