Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club is looking forward
to the new season with a great sense of optimism.
A working party of club members spent much of Saturday
preparing the ground and the clubhouse under the NatWest Cricket Force 2010
scheme which saw 1,642 clubs and over 85,000 volunteers taking part in a
sprucing up weekend aimed at rejuvenating the nation’s cricketing
Players, coaches, supporters, friends and families
combined at Hethersett’s Flordon headquarters. These are heady days for the
Norfolk club. Grants have bought new modern state of the art covers and also a
repeater scoreboard to work alongside the existing electronic one.
This season the club will be the home ground of the
Norfolk Ladies’ team and plans are well advanced for a new clubhouse. In
addition the club is working towards the prestigious national clubmark award.
On the field, Hethersett will once again be running three
Saturday teams and one Sunday side. The Saturday teams will play in Norfolk
Alliance Division Three, Norfolk Alliance Division Five and the Norfolk League
Division Seven. The Sunday team will compete in the Mid Norfolk First
The club will also be taking part in the Carter Cup, the Norfolk Cricket Officials’ Cup, the Lady Mary Trophy and the Bernard Matthews and Wensum Knockout Cups. The club will be running junior teams at under-11, under-13 and under-15 levels in the South Norfolk Community League and the Norfolk Alliance Junior League. The club will also have a full fixture list of friendlies against both local and touring teams.