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Summer Cricket Courses

Hello All,

I hope you are enjoying the sunshine!! With plenty of cricket currently ongoing I am sending out details of the EMCC Summer Cricket Courses taking place this season. The courses will be run by Head Coach Dominic Reed and the usual Futures Cricket team including Sri Lankan International Angelo Perera and are very much open to boys and girls of all ages.

Venue: EMCC

Dates: July 24-28th and August 7-11th

Times: 9am-3pm

Ages: 5-15

Cost: £140 per week or £35 per day

Payments made to Futures Cricket, 40-30-24, 43849791.

To book please contact enquiries@futures-cricket.co.uk with you childs name and DOB, whilst bringing the attached form on the day. Please feel free to pass on to friends as non-members are also welcome.

Many thanks,

Dom

Alex Travers Selected for England Women's Academy

Alex Travers batting for Surrey Women's 1st against Middlesex at The Oval this summer

Congratulations to 16 year old EMCC and Stoke Molesey player Alexandra Travers who has been selected for the England Women's Academy (formerly EWDP u19s).

Alex first picked up a plastic bat at East Molesey Cricket Club at the age of 9 and has been part of our quadruple Trust-League-champions side, Stoke Molesey Ladies since its inauguration. She has played County Age Group cricket for Surrey from the age of 11 and this summer played her first full season for the Surrey Women's 1st XI. She was also part of the Surrey Girls U15 side who won their regional league to go on to achieve joint 3rd in the National County Finals this year.

Alex says she would like to thank so many people at EMCC and Stoke Molesey Ladies as well as her Surrey coaches who have helped her get this far and she really looks forward to the new challenges on the England programme.

Very Well Done, Alex and Best of Luck with your future career!

Ladies Trust League Champions for 4th Consecutive Year

Following a season finale at Graburn Way, defeating Epsom twice on the same day, Stoke Molesey Ladies who are undefeated this year, have claimed the Surrey Trust League Trophy for the 4th year on the trot. This must make the ladies the most successful squad in the club (we think).

A massive congratulations to the all the ladies and thank you to Emma and Amy for all the organising -and last but not least; A big thank you to Elliott Hanson for taking on the coaching this year

We look forward to welcoming some more young colts to the ladies' training next season.

1st XI - The Great Escape

The Moles knew it would be tough, but after six games played they were winless and desperately looking for a win. The next two weeks felt like must wins, away to Beddington and Sutton. Despite turning up late, Dominic Reed literally steamed in and took 5-60, leaving the Moles with 141 to win. Well placed at 58-2, the rain set in and despite best efforts the teams couldn’t get back out. 4 points shared. Sutton was now an even bigger game, however the English summer won this encounter without a ball being bowled.

At the halfway point in the season, the Moles were winless but still fighting. Week 10 was the week of Frankos on fire. Guildford were met by new arrival, Frank Knight who took 5-61, as the Moles crept over the line 8 down chasing 123. From here on in, performances improved and so did the atmosphere, with FNB – Friday Night Beers becoming a regular event.

Week 12 saw Wimbledon travel to the fortress – Graburn Way. After dismissing Wimbledon for 205, openers Nicos (70) and Mooro (49) set the chase up, with Jonty Hadfield getting the Moles over the line. Losses followed to Ashtead and Sunbury, with a healthy number of bonus points becoming a theme. Next up, Sutton travelled to Graburn and with contributions from a number of the Moles, Sutton were beaten and the momentum seemed to shift.


  


At this stage, Beddington were relegated so it was a straight fight between the Moles and Sutton. In the penultimate week, skipper Sam Burge stepped up with a league best of 136 to win the game against Guildford for the Moles. Sutton lose. In Mole like fashion, the Moles had now popped out of the relegation zone for the first time with one week left.

With the Moles winning the toss and electing to field, woo’s echoed around Graburn as Beddington were dismissed 154. With rain around the teams were pulled from the field at 105-3. The Moles win on Duckworth Lewis. The Moles had completed the Great Escape.

Mentions go to Sam Burge - 641 runs @ 40, Dominic Reed - 355 runs @ 27 and Toby Green – 272 runs @ 21. With the ball, Dane Currency - 44 wickets @ 16, Andrew Westphal - 25 wickets @ 22 and Dominic Reed - 20 wickets @ 22.

by Nick Stevens

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