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Midweek SMS – 06 May 2015

The midweek SMS (Streatham & Marlborough Sweep) is back! For those new members, this is a weekly update of news, fixtures, results and match reports to keep you in the loop with what’s going on at Streatham & Marlborough Cricket Club. This edition contains details of the busy social period and the return to league action for all teams. On to the upcoming events…


News / Events

New Player Welcome Drinks – Saturday 9th May
Coinciding with the start of the league season, we would like to invite all existing members to welcome any new faces for the season. Bar will be open until late, there will be food available and there is a rumour of a trip to Inferno’s (which I’m just starting now…).

Chairman’s 60th Birthday – Saturday 16th May
Our marvellous Chairman, John Greenwood, will be celebrating his 60th birthday at the club next month. Get it in your diaries, it promises to be a great evening. All members are welcome to help him bring in this milestone. Poster attached with RSVP details, there is also a Facebook invite.

Presidents’ Day – Sunday 24th May
There will be the usual day of food, cricket and copious amounts of rum punch on this bank holiday weekend with our President, Peter (Coach/Grizz/Phil Banks/Chef from South Park) Edwards, putting out an invitational XI to play against Chairman’s XI. All welcome to come and enjoy the day!


Last weekend’s results:
Seniors – Saturday

6th XI
Lost by 7 wickets SMCC 175-7 (40) / Gravesend 176-3 (28.2)
Highlights: Henderson 64
6th XI League position – 4th / 10

Upcoming games:

Saturday 9th May
1st XI away to Bank of England
2nd XI home to Ashford
3rd XI home to Hampton Wick Royal
4th XI away to Reigate Priory
5th XI home to Catford Wanderers
6th XI away to HSBC

Sunday 10th May
Ladies 1st XI home to Spencer
U10’s home to Old Rutlishians
U11’s away to Merstham
Sunday 1st XI home to Oakhill Taverners
Sunday 2nd XI home to The Doctors



Other events for the calendar
13th June – Race night
11th July – Australian night to coincide with the first Ashes Test match
29th August – Hog roast and craft beer night



Best of luck to all the sides,

SMCC Sign off

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