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Early Season Fixtures and Events

By Paul Middlemiss

On-field action gets underway on 14th April, with social events beginning the night before

The 2018 season is now just weeks away!!!

The on-field action will begin on Saturday 14th April when the 1st XI travel to Brentwood for a friendly against the Premier Division title hopefuls. The following day they will head south to take on a Royal Hospitals XI .

The following weekend sees more sides swing into action. The 1st Team will send a side to Colchester to take part in a six a side competition in aid of the Rob George Foundation, while back at Upminster Park the rest of the 1st XI squad will take on South Woodford. A lower eleven side will travel to South Woodford in a reverse fixture. Sunday 22nd April will see the first competitive action of the season as Nicky Ison's side take on Winchmore Hill in the Royal London National Club Championship, at Upminster Park.

Dukes League Cup action will begin on 28th April as the 1st XI travel to Chingford and the Sunday League season begins the following day with a trip to Rainham.

SNEL fixtures begin on Saturday 12th May, while Windmill Whack III gets underway with a triple header of action on Sunday 20th May.

For full details of fixtures please visit the Club's PlayCricket site.

The social calendar starts on Friday 13th April with the Pre Season Gents Dinner (now sold out) and then the Club's first Pre Season Players Meeting takes place at the Club on Thursday 26th April, while Thursday 17th May will see Dave Brown in the hot seat as quiz master for the UCC Quiz Night.

Colts training sessions will begin on Friday 27th April.

Updated 17:42 - 12 Apr 2018 by Paul Middlemiss

Where next?

CricketForce Weekends Due to the recent bad weather this year’s CricketForce will be spread over a number of weekends
Winter Training Has Now Finished Details for outdoor sessions will be confirmed by this weekend (7th April)


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Sat 27 Apr
1st XI Harold Wood
Cup 12:30
Sun 28 Apr
Cup 13:00

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