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Senior Pre Season: Friendlies and Match Fees

We are circulating the following information to all Senior Players as we move towards the start of the season.

Pre Season Friendlies

Weekends of 3rd and 10th April (all 12pm)

Saturday 3 April: 1st XI intra-squad game (H)
Saturday 10 April: 1st XI vs Wombourne (H); 2nd XI vs Wombourne
(H)
Sunday 11 April: 1st XI v Old Hill (H)

If you are in the 1st or 2nd XI squads your captains will contact you to discuss availability for these matches.

Please not that for the above matches, Covid restrictions do not allow any spectators. Do not attend the ground on either of these weekends unless you are involved in the matches.

Weekend of 17th April (All 12 PM)

Saturday 17 April: 2nd XI and 3rd XI practice match (H)
Sunday 18 April: 2nd/3rd team v Grasshoppers (H); 4th XI and 5th XI practice match (H); Wrekin College vs Wellington Academy (A)

It is your responsibility to inform one of the captains of your availibility for Saturday, Sunday or both days for this weekend by Sunday 11th April.

Please note that for these matches, that is, from Saturday 17th April, spectators are welcome and encouraged to attend, although they must comply with the Rule of Six and all national Covid guidance for England.

Match Fees

In 2020 we temporarily reduced match fees from £10 to £5. This was done above all as a reward to our players who did not get as much cricket for their annual membership as in normal times. However, this is not a sustainable amount moving forward as we need matchday revenue to cover matchday costs.

We have set match fees for the upcoming season at £7 per player per match. This accounts for the fact that teas will not be provided this year and it is set at a level that allows us to cover all match day costs, such as officials, travel costs, and matchballs.

We will be charging £5 per player per match for the pre season friendlies listed above.

Membership

If you are planning to play in any of these pre season matches, you must have taken out a membership for 2021. All existing memberships expire(d) on 31st March 2021.

If you need to do yours, please visit this link.

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