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Mike Delf - Funeral

Mike`s funeral will take place at 2.45 at St Faiths on 2nd June. Any flowers /wreaths should be sent to Barbers Undertakers Norwich. After the service,the family have invited all to the Quebec Pub Thorpe Hamlet.

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Mike Delf lost his fight and died yesterday.
We are  in close support with the family and I am sure you will want us  to pass on all your best wishes and sincerest  condolences.  We will continue to provide whatever help we can at this difficult time.

Martin Pearse

Just a reminder that the Chairman's Weekly Results Summary of the 60+ 1st Division matches and the 70+ matches
are now on a seperate page (2nd item on the menu)

SEEVENT ASHES TEST SERIES ENGLAND 70+ Vs AUSTRALIA 70+ OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2015

England 70s, having beaten the Australia 70s in August 2013, in the first official 70+ Ashes series, have been invited to tour Australia to defend the Seevent 70+ Ashes in October/November 2015. There will be three Test Matches played in Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra. Additional games will be played in Queensland, in Sydney and possibly at The Bowral (Don Bradman’s home ground) against the Australian Capital Territory/Southern Highland Over 70s.

Following his success as Captain and Manager of the England team against the Australians in 2013 and a 70s Tour to Wales in 2014, Hugh Milner has retained the captaincy for the Australian Tests. He will also take on the role of Manager and is busy seeking sponsors and backers for these Seevent Ashes.

He said “It was a fantastic experience being the captain of a winning side against the “Old Enemy” in 2013.   The Wales matches gave an opportunity for other 70 year olds to get a taste of “international cricket”.   I never imagined in the 1950s, when I started playing adult cricket, that I would still be playing cricket when I had reached 70 years of age let alone still playing and performing in seniors’ county cricket and representing my Country as captain. It is beyond all dreams.

“We have a great all-round squad for the Seevent Test Matches in Australia and have drawn from players who are still playing over 60s cricket for counties where the 70+ game has yet to be established”.

The squad is – Hugh Milner (Sussex); Jeff Baxter (Leicestershire); Derek Birmingham (Kent) plus wife; Alan Cook (Leicestershire); Derek Ebbage (Worcestershire) plus wife; George Fox (Leicestershire) plus wife; Howard Johnson (Sussex) plus wife; Udho Maharaj (Sussex); Roger Maynard (Surrey); Hugh Milner (Sussex) plus wife; Barry Peay (Sussex); Graham Penny (Suffolk) plus wife; Bob Perrett (Suffolk); Jim Phillips (Shropshire); Kevan Pratt (Essex); John Stuck (Essex); Ron Walton (Wales); Trevor Warburton (Umpire); Kevin Bethell (Scorer)

Hugh Milner is endeavouring to raise significant sponsorship to help fund the Tour and to help the England team to meet the individual costs. He would be pleased to discuss sponsorship with any potential backer.

David Todd - Yorkshire

It is with great regret that the death of the Yorkshire Manager David Todd has neen announced ,after a short illness.
He worked incredibly hard to put Yorkshire on the map in the Over 60's and was very friendly and helpful, often organising matches within his County for teams  needing a neutral venue.
On behalf of the Seevent Committee and all the players and members, we offer our sincerest condolences to Pauline, all his Family and Friends.

Martin Pearse

The England Teams v Scotland and Australia have been selected together with three reserves for each match.
Please can you advise me of your availability and shirt size.
Congratulations to you all, we have selected broadly differing teams for all the 3 matches v Australia as there are
so many players with great records and it is extremely difficult to separate abilities !!
ENGLAND Over 60 1ST XI TEAMS
         
  v SCOTLAND AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA
  Stenhousemuir CC 7 June Halstead 21 June Middleton 28 June Sunbury 2 &3 July
        2 Day Match
1 Alan Hampshire Amarjit Lall John Edwards Ian Caunce
2 Ray Swann Nigel Bloch Amarjit Lall Ray Swann
3 John Lund Ray Swann Capt Ray Swann Capt Steve Lynch
4 Nick Andrews David Robinson Mike Swain Nick Andrews
5 Martin Pearse Capt Chris Swadkin Andy Barnes Martin Pearse Capt
6 Paul Mustoe Neil Calvert Bob Eames Steve Edwards
7 Martin Ivill Dave Tee Keith Daniels Martin Ivill
8 Steve Edwards Bob Plowman Jim Smallbone David Pegg
9 Phil Taylor Colin Stubbs Brian Brogden Phil Taylor
10 Micky Kenyon Trevor Shales Ray Clarke Mick Kenyon
11 Richard Owen - Wkt Terry Sims - Wkt Mick Dobner - Wkt Richard Owen - Wkt
         
Reserves        
Wicket Tommy Stafford Tommy Stafford Tommy Stafford Tommy Stafford
Bowlers Barry Jones Martin Southwell Keith Martin Chris Lees
Batters John Taylor Malcolm Wright Richard de Caires Amarjit Lall

2015 Touring Teams from Down Under

The fixtures for all the matches are now on the Internationals page

Sixth Seevent DMS National County Over 60/70 Cricket Championship AGM

Minutes of the 2014 AGM held on 26th November 2014 can be read by clicking here



The Seevent Championship kit sponsor DMS Sports is offering sponsorship packages to all the counties this coming season. They are offering a wide range of playing kit, training and leisure wear items which are personalised with your logos.

Contact DMS on sales@dmssports.co.uk / 0800 458 9973 for further information.

 

The Constitition for 2015, ratified at the AGM is available via the menu on the left of this page. This document includes the 2015 Rules as Appendix A and 2015 Playing Regulations as Appendix B. These are also available via the "Rules & Regulations" option as in previous years. The Constitution also includes Appendix C; Code of Conduct and Player Behaviour, 2015.

 

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