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Winter in Red Hot Form

Former South Wilts overseas cricketer Jake Winter batted all day to score an unbeaten 165 for Glenelg District Cricket Club in West End Premier Cricket vs Adelaide University. Winter, who made a career best 176 off 135 balls the week before vs Adelaide in a West End One-Day Cup game, dominated Glenelg’s total (9/283) on […]

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Luke Wins Southern Premier League Young Cricketer Award

South Wilts pace bowling talent Luke Evans has been named ECB Southern Premier League Young Cricketer of the Year. The 21-year old right-armer took 38 Premier Division wickets this summer, plus another 29 playing Minor Counties cricket for Wiltshire and, in total, captured 100 wickets all forms of competitive action. Commenting on Evans’ award, South […]

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SWCC Presentation Awards Dinner

Clubman of the Year – James Hibberd Presidents Award – Steve Hatcher Young Clubman of the Year – James Wade Young Cricketer of the Year – Jack Stearman 1st XI Player of the Season – Tom Morton 2nd XI Player of the Season – Tom Pearce 3rd XI Player of the Season – Adam Prescott […]

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SWCC Reunion – Auction Prizes

Lot 1  A Sage salmon/sea trout fly fishing rod  A 12-foot 6-inch Sage rod for a 6-weight line.  Used once as a demonstration for an angler and caught 5 salmon and 2 sea trout on the North Esk in Scotland in a single day!  This version is no longer made but sage rods today mostly go for £700/800 Guide price: £200 Donated […]

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Junior Presentation Evening

South Wilts young cricketers enjoyed their Presentation Evening on Friday 19th October. Interspersed with quiz and food, the presentations recognised achievements over the 2018 season. The only silverware won was the Wiltshire Under 13 Cup but there were plenty of individual awards. The Under 11Bs finished in mid-table of Division 2 South whilst the A […]

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1st XI End Season with Defeat at Basingstoke

South Wilts skipper James Hibberd did not get the victory he so dearly would have loved in his final game in charge. Instead his side were beaten at May’s Bounty by Basingstoke and North Hants who snatched fourth place away from them, so South Wilts had to settle for fifth spot in the Southern League […]

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2nd XI Clinch Promotion to Division 2

South Wilts second team clinched a remarkable promotion on Saturday beating 2nd placed Purbrook to pip them to success in the final weekend. Having already lost 6 games in the season, it was unusual for South Wilts and Purbrook to be anywhere near the top 3, but in a strange season in Division 3, this […]

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