Four Elms Cricket Club - What's Happening

General | 26th March 2019 | 0 comment(s)

The 2019 cricket season is nearly upon us and following Friday’s AGM, we thought it would be a good time to provide an update on the latest happenings within the club.

Annual General Meeting – Friday 22nd March
The AGM was held last Friday at the Four Elms Inn and was attended by approximately 20 members. Some of the key points have been highlighted below, including a list of all Officers appointed during the AGM:

  • Andy Harrison appointed as a Vice President.
  • Andy Hills proposed Clive Croft, Bob Richards and Kevin Allman also be added as Vice Presidents. It was agreed that all…
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Sunday Report 2018

General | 1st March 2019 | 0 comment(s)

This was the most successful Sunday side Four Elms has produced for many many years.

At a time when the trend for Sunday cricket is on the wane, we managed to produce a team that was more than capable of holding its own against all comers to the Elms. Indeed, only once, against Tim’s XI, which comprised the cream of the First Division of the Kent Village League, did we capitulate, and we were missing over half of our regular side due to unavailability and the fact that the three Aussie stalwarts had returned home.

On many occasions, the opposition were simply…

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Second XI Saturday Report 2018

General | 1st March 2019 | 0 comment(s)

Another restructuring saw us in Division 6 of an expanded League and a changing of the guard saw yours truly back for another stint as skipper. I was looking forward to the 150th anniversary celebrations and, as it turned out, that was a particular highlight. The buzz of cricket week, the marquee, a big crowd and a big occasion with the historic match against the MCC. The ground we all love was looking at its best and attracting admiring glances from guys who play around the country. It was a great way to celebrate and, like all who were fortunate…

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First XI Saturday Report 2018

General | 1st March 2019 | 0 comment(s)

As I sit here and write, overnight temperatures dropped way below minus and the cricket season seems a million miles away. But as we all know, it quickly sneaks up on us and will soon be here.

I’ve decided to break from tradition slightly this year and instead of writing in tedious detail about each match – I’m going to attempt to write a witty, analogy filled ‘review of the year’ in a style you might see summarising the latest Brexit (yes he mentioned Brexit *sigh*) tribulations in the Guardian. Enjoy.

Well, not for the first time, we find ourselves stood amongst…

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Treasurers Report 2018

General | 1st March 2019 | 0 comment(s)

As at the time of writing we have yet to receive our accounts back from the accountant. I hope that we will have the fully audited figures available soon and certainly before the AGM. However, based on my previous experience, I do not expect there to be any significant issues with the accounts and will offer this report based on the figures that I have maintained throughout the year. It should be noted that the figures are for the full calendar year of 2018.

We were fortunate once again to not incur any significant expenses as a result of having to…

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