Awards 2018

Awards presented at the 2018 annual dinner on 6th October: Captain's award: Colin Mercer Wednesday Bowling award: Olly Haine Batting award: Liam Turnbull Sunday Duck award: Tim Weekes Bowling award: Tim Weekes Batting award: Ed Porter Saturday Sieve award for highest ratio of dropped catches: Steve Bramley Catching award: Colin Mercer Most improved player award: Alan Wong "Dummy out of the pram" award: Ryan and Barry Martin Pigs ear award: Ryan Martin Champagne moment award: Barry Martin Man of the match award: Barry Martin Bowling award: James Mabbett Batting award: Dave Spencercontinue reading →

Annual General Meeting – Friday 27 November 2015 – 19:30

The Annual General Meeting of the Wantage and Grove Cricket Club will take place on Friday November 27th, 2015 at the Pavilion in Charlton Village Road, Wantage to commence promptly at 7.30p.m. The agenda is as follows AGENDA To receive apologies for absence To confirm the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting held on November 28th, 2014. To discuss any matters arising from these minutes To receive the Officers’ Reports. To elect the officers and committee for 2016. To elect the Vice-presidents. To appoint the Auditors. To determine the level of the…continue reading →

End of season working party

Thank you to everyone who has given their availability for the end of season working party, Saturday 17th October has been selected as the most popular date. So please all be up there from 10am ready to dig in! We'll have the BBQ going for lunch, and the bar will be open too. List of jobs as they stand at the moment: Treating woodworm Painting clubhouse exterior Painting interior dressing rooms (home and away) Painting roller Take slats out of sight screens Take rollbar off roller Take netting off batting cages Take tarps…continue reading →

2015 end of season awards evening

The end of season awards evening and meal has been arranged for Friday 9th October, at the Bear Hotel in Wantage. Dr Chappers needs food selections by the 30th September from all those who'd like to attend. For those that don't have it, his number is: 07773 787163. Here's the the menu to choose from:continue reading →

2013 Awards Dinner

Many thanks to everyone who attended our Awards Do on the 26th October. A good night was had by all. We're hoping for pictures to be up in the near future (as soon as Chaz sends them to the webmaster)! In the meantime, the winners in full (meaning where I can remember them) were: Wednesday Pig's Ear -  [ask Chief!] Champagne Moment - Dave Summersbee (after a tense Paper/Scissors/Rock with Grant & Nick) Man of the Match - Nick I Burton (decided on PSR against Ian) Bowling Award - Nick Burton Batting Award…continue reading →

Wantage 150th Anniversary Cricket Tournament

Finally, after months of planning, preparation, and modelling shots for the local paper, the day dawned. Dawn was the word as Wantage CC had officially their earliest ever start as we met up the club at 8am to get things set up. Mike and Barry celebrated the early start with a beer, which left a few raised eyebrows, but you had to hand it to them – beer at 8 in the morning is dedication to a cause. With those tinnies being guzzled people were put to work by Colin, who was overseeing…continue reading →

Letter from the OCA

This morning I received an email from David Burns who umpired for us against Charlbury yesterday, he is also the OCA vice chairman. Hello Colin, Thought I would drop you a note to say how much I enjoyed Wantage's approach to your match at Charlbury yesterday. Whilst you obviously wanted to win the game your teams attitude, sense of humour, spirit and respect to your opponents was absolutely first class. If this is typical of your approach then you clearly know how to win with good grace. Very entertaining all round and deserving…continue reading →