23rd Apr, 2019

Chance to help out beyond the boundary at Studley

Liam Moakes 24th Jan, 2019

STUDLEY Cricket Club has made a plea to local companies to sponsor the club in order to fulfil a £20,000 quota for a new boundary fence.

The 400m fence around the perimeter of the site that currently exists on the grounds has been rendered unsafe and beyond repair, with sponsorships required to help cover the brunt of the expense.

Prospective sponsors are promised to be entered on to a commemorative ‘thank you’ plaque that will be located at the club’s entrance, with recognition across Studley CC’s social media pages.

£100 per fence panel is the requested amount, with 200 panels in total required to cover the entire boundary and work hoped to have been completed by the beginning of the 2019 season.

Studley Cricket Club stated: “The boundary fence is an important part of the club’s history.

“Replacing it has been a wish of ours for a couple of years now and hopefully with help we can finally complete it.”

The non-profit club is currently volunteer-ran with three Saturday league sides and a junior section – fielding sides between the ages of nine and 16 – with fixtures for the over 60s, 70s and an England Disabilities XI all held at the club in the past.

Club officials also urge any keen cricketers to join them for the upcoming season, with winter training set to get under way for the senior side on February 3.

New players are asked to contact the club by phone on 01537 853668.

Jack Williams has been confirmed as Studley’s new first team captain. Chris Regan skippers the 2nds and Shane Ward takes charge of the 3rds.

Studley begin their Warwickshire League Division Two campaign at home to RMCC on April 20.

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