CLUB DINNER: Our first social function of the year will be a Pre-Season Dinner Dance on Friday 20 March at Knebworth Golf Club. Tickets are £25 each to include a two-course meal and music. This our first such event for a number of years so please support it. To book, contact Bill.Martin@btinternet.com / 07971 555135 or Iandwoods@hotmail.com / 07813 132882
LEAGUE FIXTURES: All are now available on the club website. Juniors fixtures will not be out for a month or so.
SOFTBALL TRAINING: We had a fantastic start today to the new and first-ever KPCC Winter All Stars at Kingshott School with a packed house. It involves coaching and matches for boys and girls aged five to 11 – no equipment required (just general sports wear). It’s a ten-week programme costing £40 a head,continuing to April 5 (except for Feb 16 and March 15 and 22) Book early to avoid disappointment and missing all the fun, as places are limited. It’s simple to book via our new membership site https://membermojo.co.uk/kpcc
SENIOR NETS: These will be held every Thursday and we had an excellent turn out for the first week. They are for all those old enough to play Saturday cricket and run on Thursdays from 6.45pm to 8pm and will continue every week at Kingshott School except March 19 to April 9.
JUNIOR HARDBALL TRAINING: The hardball training for under-10s to under-13s is held at Heath Mount School on Sundays from 2pm to 4pm.
CHARITY STATUS AND CHANGES TO SUBS: There will be info coming soon on the terrific news at the club gaining charity status and the implications this brings, and ground-breaking news on subs and match fees for the forthcoming season.
AUSSIES ARE COMING: For those who remember Graham Rose and Roger Boyd, our former coaches, they are bringing over an Aussie side to play at the Park on Sunday 19 and Tuesday 21 July. In addition coach Luke Heskett is also bringing his old Aussie team to play here on June 1.
CALL UP FOR SANDY: Club veteran and umpire Sandy Reynolds, who had great exploits with the ball last season for Herts over-70s is in the national squad that this summer will face the touring Aussies.
GROUND WORK: Work has been ongoing in preparing the squares for next season. This includes fencing around the main square to stop the rabbits and in the short time it’s been up there’s been a marked improvement. Also to improve drainage and growth this week it was deep spiked.