Cricket for All
Hethersett and Tas Valley Cricket Club will be running a
fourth Saturday team in the 2013 season.
The decision to field an additional side was taken at the
club’s annual meeting when members adopted the aim of “cricket for all.”
The fourth eleven will be a mixture of club youngsters and senior players and
will play in the newly formed Division Eight of the Norfolk League with the
club’s third team moving up to Division Six. Once again the club’s top two
teams will play in the Norfolk Alliance in Division Two and Four respectively.
Consequently the club is looking for new players of all ages. Anybody
interested should contact secretary Richard Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org
The club will also be fielding youth teams at Under-11,
Under-13 and Under-15 levels with the first mentioned playing in the Norfolk
Alliance Youth League and the others in the South Norfolk Cricket League.
The club decided to set-up a new executive committee,
along with development and social sub committees to deal with an increased
Tony Smith was re-elected chair with Richard Matthews
replacing David Johnson as vice-chair. Mr Johnson was thanked for his years of
service and elected as one of two new honorary vice-presidents along with
Harold Kerslake. Duncan Pigg will continue in his role of club president, his
70th year with the club.
Officers elected: President, Duncan Pigg; Honorary
Vice-Presidents, Harold Kerslake and David Johnson; Vice-President, Richard
Ellis Senior; Chair, Tony Smith; Vice-Chair, Richard Matthews; Secretary,
Richard Ellis Junior; Results Secretary, Dale Clarke; Selection Committee,
Matthew Ellis and team captains; Treasurer, Susan Ellis; First Team Captain,
Julian Emeny; First Team Vice Captain, John Curtis; Second Team Captain,
Stephen Hayes; Second Team Vice Captain, Dave Austin; Third Team Captain, Dale
Clarke; Third Team Vice Captain, Mark Worley; Fourth Team Captain, Craig
Henderson; Fourth Team Vice Captain, Richard Ellis Senior; Sunday
Captain, Robbie Matthews.
Cricket Development Officer, Matthew Ellis; Club Development Officer, Peter Steward; Social Secretary, Al Watts; Groundsmen, Richard Ellis Senior, Richard Ellis Junior and Richard Matthews; Bar Manager, Tony Smith; Scorer, Al Watts; Auditor, David Johnson; Welfare Officer, Sue Ellis.