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SW return to training … but keep 2M apart!

SW returned to training across the board this week … albeit with one noticeable difference, in groups of 6 people and maintaining a safe 2m distance from others. 3rd XI Captain Jody Everett said, “It’s not ideal having to bring your own ball and remembering to keep your distance but it sure is great to […]

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ECB Update – Small Group Training

South Wilts CC received the revised guidelines from the ECB on Friday 5th June. Whilst we are disappointed that it took 8 days to filter the Government message to recreational cricket, it is welcome news nonetheless. There is currently nothing from the ECB about a return to actual play, but we are hopeful that at some […]

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SWCC Spotlight – Adrian James

Adrian James – The man in the shadow & our most consistent performer …   Most of us will know “Ady” as the committed, passionate 1st XI scorer but this week he spoke to us about how he fell in love with game and the circumstances around starting his 33 year (& counting) journey of scoring for […]

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The Nets are OPEN – Bookings Only!

Club Nets – OPEN (with some restrictions) South Wilts Cricket Club nets are now available to use. Usage is strictly subject to ECB guidance and Government guidance on health, hygiene and social distancing. Included in the guidance is that nets MUST be prior booked using an online booking system. Ours is available at – https://gamechangerscoaching.co.uk/book-now. The […]

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Update from Wiltshire Cricket

Following Boris Johnson’s speech last night, and the subsequent detailed guidance that has been released by government today on the next steps in responding to Covid-19, I am aware that it leaves some questions unanswered in terms of what it means for Cricket. During today I have received some specific questions about the immediate short term possibility […]

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David Gulliver

South Wilts CC regret to announce the passing of former player David Gulliver, 86,  on March 16th. David, part of a prolific family of South Wilts and Wiltshire cricketers from Bowerchalke, played for the club from 1970 until 1984. He made 250 plus appearances for the club, bowling more than 4000 overs. He took a […]

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John Shellabear

It is with great regret and sadness that South Wilts CC announce the passing on Sunday March 8th of much respected former player and Vice President, John Shellabear. John, originally from Dorchester when he represented Dorset, joined the club from Basingstoke and North Hants.  He played for the club between 1963 and 1979, making over […]

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Stephanie Wolf

It is with great sadness we hear of the passing of Stephanie Wolf, a previous steward of the Sports Club, passed away last week following a long battle with ill health. Steph worked at the Club for many years, firstly with her husband Micha, and then on her own following his death nearly 20 years […]

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