Saham Toney Cricket Club name David Ellis as new skipper

Saham Toney CC are looking forward to a new season under new leadership after the club held its AGM last week. David Ellis takes over as captain of the club and is looking forward to leading the first team in the Norfolk Alliance and Benjamin Goodwin continuing as Second team captain. Adi Wood and Paul Norman will skipper the Sunday side as it looks to play lots of friendly cricket throughout the season. Saham having already made new signings and the return of some former players, Dale Sims especially, after a tour of Afghanistan, Saham are holding talks with potentionally more new players to strengthen the club, Saham would like invite anyone interested in joining for the club at any level or capacity to help a ever growing local club. It was also announced at AGM that the club is to expand its youth development side as club now has the facilities to do so. The club will continue to support Norfolk Youth cricket staging several fixtures during the coming season. This is great credit to the existing club committee’s efforts. Chairman Clint Strickland thanked everyone for their efforts and believes the club should look forward to a successful new season. Trell Contractors continue and Two and Fro Taxi’s will continue as main sponsor’s, which is greatly appreciated by the club. The club is currently looking for local business to sponsor the Youth and anyone interest being linked with this position should contact Simon Mower.

The clubs indoor nets starts this Sunday at Watton Sports Centre. The club is looking for new Youth and Adult cricketers to attend nets from 6-7pm (aged 9-16) and adults 7-9pm and will continue every weekend through to April.

The club is also looking for a qualified coaches to help with Youth sides. Anyone with the ECB qualifications and are CRB checked can contact Simon Mower on 07770 804908.


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