Stirling County Cricket Club is currently looking for an experienced Head of Grounds to maintain the playing surfaces on its two ovals at “New Williamfield”, Stirling. The ideal candidate will have experience of preparing cricket pitches to a high standard, and will be willing to identify and implement improvements to facilitate more top-level representative matches to be held at the ground.
Following on from yesterday’s news please see below details of the umpiring courses planned for this winter. It would be great if a good number of former players or other interested people would sign up to begin the umpiring journey!! Who knows where it will take you…..
Dumfries CC: February 8th and 9th, and 15th and 16th (two weekends)
Clydesdale CC: March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st (five Tuesday nights, all at 7pm)
Stirling CC: March 14th and 15th, and 21st and 22nd (two weekends)
WoSACO has recently released their umpiring categories for 2020. Please see the information in the document below. This information can also be found in the umpiring pages of the website. There are 48 umpires listed and it is hoped to increase that number through the winter so look out for the dates for the training courses.
The WDCU end of season forum took place at Meikleriggs on Sunday the 6th of October. 23 representatives from sixteen clubs attended the forum. A further two members of WoSACO were also in attendance. There was keen discussion on a number of topics and the notes of the meeting are attached below for perusal.
WDCU is sad to report the passing of Howard Jefferson and Malcom Renny. Both were past presidents of the club and gave a lot of time and energy for the betterment of the club. They were regular supporters and could be seen most weekends at Cambusdoon, old and new, supporting the teams. Thoughts go to both families at this sad time.
The above forum, to which representatives from all clubs in the West are invited, will take place on Sunday 17th November. The venue for the event is Titwood and the forum will commence at 2pm and conclude around 5pm. Full details can be found in the link below and It would be great if there was a full house!!
The Cricket Society of Scotland has once again planned an exciting programme of speakers for their winter meetings. If you have the time come along and listen to the likes of Roger Knight, Peter Baxter and England legend Phil DeFreitas, The full winter programme is attached below and all are welcome to attend.
Greg Chambers from Falkland CC is trying to something a lot of players didn’t manage in the entire season. He is completing a 12 hour Batathon to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease. Please consider if you can give him and MND Scotland a boost by supporting his effort! Here is a link to Greg’s Go Fund Me page.
Renfrew CC are on the look out for a Head Coach. If you think you are the person for this role please read the attached flyer send your CV and supporting letter to club Secretary Sai Majeed. The closing date for applications is 12 October 2019.
Stenhousemuir CC are on the lookout for a Head Junior Coach to continue the development of their young cricketers. If you feel that you are right person for the post and can make that vital difference then please read the attached advert and submit your CV to Iain McDonald by the 31st of October 2019.