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The Shrubbery Hotel
Somerset Cricket League

SCL News

Wedmore are looking for 2 fixtures one the weekend of 21st/22nd April and one the 28th/29th April. The side will be a mixture of first and second team players. Only able to host if it is on a Sunday. Please contact Bob Burgess on 07748301081 or

North Petherton Cricket Club have for sale. 1 X Atco B24 Royale Professional 24" cylinder mower, suitable for cutting the square. 1 X Morrison500 20" ten blade cylinder mower suitable for cutting the wicket, unfortunately it has no drive to the rear roller. Both machines have had annual servicing.The Atco would come complete with a new spare bottom blade. We are asking £250.00 for the Atco and £120.00 for the Morrison. There could be some negotiation on these prices. Please contact Colin on 07583 628484 if interested.

Purnell CC are seeking a friendly fixture on either Saturday April 28th or Sunday 29th April, Home or away. Please contact Paul Hewish on 07783967872

Big Hammer CC (touring team from South East) are seeking opposition for a friendly fixture on Sunday, July 8th. A venue has been booked already at North Perrott CC's beautiful Willis Lane ground, so this presents a great opportunity to play cricket at one of South Somerset's finest venues. We are of a medium/weak standard and are seeking a enjoyable, but competitive game of cricket. Please email Jonathan Hopper on if you would like to arrange a game against us on this date.

The Special Meeting, Wednesday 21 March, for training on the use of website by the SCL and the collection of cricket balls for the 2018 season. The venue for this meeting, which was scheduled to take place at Shapwick & Polden Cricket club, will now be held in the ground floor meeting room of the Colin Atkinson Pavilion at the County Ground Taunton. The reason for the change is that the Management Committee was concerned about the damage that could be caused by the parking of approximately 75 vehicles on the outfield at the S & P cricket ground. -

Public Liability Insurance Certificates. Clubs are reminded that a copy of the current certificate (when renewal has taken place for 2018) should be forwarded to the Hon. Secretary of the SCL. Furthermore, the SCL Rule - page 9 in handbook reads “Rule 3. Administration (e) Club Public Liability Insurance Policy. All member clubs must have a current Public Liability Insurance Policy in existence in order to participate in the Somerset Cricket League. A copy of this policy must be displayed in the clubhouse”.

North Petherton Cricket Club are looking for a final competitive PreSeason game on the 29th of April. This will be a mixed side of 1st and 2nd team players. NPCC are also looking to fill a final few dates for Sunday Friendlies, it’s an emphasis on Youth with 4/5 U18’s and the rest a mix of Seniors. The dates they have available are 6th & 27th of May, 17th of June and the 26th of August. Please contact Tom Smith on 07468 566062 if you would like to arrange a game on any of these dates.

Cricket Ball Order Form -

A.G.M. 11th December 2017 -

Warning from ECB regarding a scam that has been circulated to some UK clubs -

Managed Migration in Club Cricket - 2017 Update - 

Safe Hands & Safe Hands Refresher Courses for the attention of Club Welfare Officers -

Management Meeting 11th October 2017 -