Aldershot Cricket Club held their annual general meeting at Guildford Road on Friday 17th February 2017. Allen Green stepped down as the club's President as he looks to wind down into his retirement. Aldershot Cricket would like to thank Allen for his service over the years. After a year in the role, Peter Harris stepped down as chairman to pursue his new role as Youth Development Officer, where he will work alongside Janine Hughes.
Paul Munro has been appointed as Chairman of Aldershot Cricket Club. With his new role, it means that Mark Padwick has taken over as the club's secretary. There was also a change in the position of Treasurer, where Neil Mumby stepped down after 5 seasons in the role and he has been replaced by Lynne White.
The other changes to the committee saw long-serving Allen Green step down as Deputy Welfare Officer, whilst Lucy Bridger is no longer the Entertainments Manager. Both of these replacements will be announced in due course on the Aldershot Cricket Club Twitter Page (@AshotCricket) and on the club website.
All other positions on the committee have remained the same for the 2017 season.
Aldershot Cricket Club To Raise Funds For Defibrilator
Aldershot Cricket Club are delighted to announce that they have started raising funds to bring a defibrilator to the club. After a meeting with the Committee, the Club President Lance Havell has decided to purchase the equipment, which will be used to potnetially save lives should the worst happen on the cricket field. The idea was launched at the start of the month, and altogether there has been £335.51 raised and counting as Aldershot Cricket Club aim to raise the £1,000 required for the defibrilator. If you are someone that would like to donate some money then and volunteer by running a coffee morning, doing a car boot sale or a charity activity then please see Lance Havell, who is usually at the club watching the cricket on Saturday afternoons.
The Players' AGM was held on Thursday 24th November, and the following positions were elected for the upcoming 2017 season:
There was also a lengthy discussion about the best way to use coaching resources to help players' development and how to build the playing strength of the 1st and 2nd XI overs the coming seasons. The Cricket Committee are trying out different ideas for winter and summer nets and would also welcome the thoughts of the wider membership.
On 26 November 2016, we again visited the Princess Royal in Runfold. After an excellent meal, chairman Pete Harris gave a somewhat shorter speech than at a traditional dinner and dance, and after the speech he listed the following end of season finishing positions for each team:
The 2016 Chairman, Peter Harris, awarded prizes for the leading players in each team:
Finally, the general club awards were announced: