To prepare for the season ahead, Dunstall Cricket Club have commenced winter net sessions at John Taylor School. The sessions started on Saturday January 25. Here are the details
Session 1 will run between 1:00 pm and 2:15pm - A Junior Session designed for those wanting to play hardball, Under 11 as a broad guideline, but older less experienced players are also welcome.
Session 2 will run between 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm - An Advanced Junior Session, aimed at juniors who have NOT played regular senior cricket before.
Session 3 will run between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - A Seniors session - older juniors are encouraged to join this session, but MUST have played regular senior cricket and be confident of training with the seniors. If you are in doubt, please talk with the coaches.
The cost for each session is £3 (£5 for 2 sessions)
Other points to note:-
1) Juniors should bring registration forms previously circulated.
2) The school has specifically asked that in these wet and windy conditions, you change into your training shoes when you arrive at the sports hall.
3) All players should arrive promptly so the sessions can start at the stated times.
The 2014 Season
The Derbyshire Premier and County League seasons begin on Easter Saturday 19 April. We will run three senior teams in these leagues. In addition, this year the fourth XI will participate in the Lichfield Sunday League.
We will run a full set of junior teams - we will field teams in both the Burton and South Derbyshire Leagues- and along with the ladies teams and also the return of the Sunday Friendly XI, there will be lots of action for everyone.
The History of Dunstall
Dunstall Cricket Club was originally founded in the 1890's and reformed in 1960 to play on the Dunstall Estate near Barton under Needwood - one of the most picturesque grounds in the Midlands.
We also have use of a second ground in the village of nearby Rangemore. During the 1980's we played in the Burton & District League before moving to the Derbyshire Cricket League in 1992 and since 2000 we have played in the ECB Derbyshire Premier League.
The Future at Dunstall
We are looking to build strategic partnerships with local businesses to enable us to continue to offer an improved standard of coaching for local youngsters and to take our club to the next level.
We offer a range of partnership packages, please contact us for more details.
In return you and your business can join the Number 1 club in the area and become a part of Dunstall's future; but whatever your level of interest please come along and support us up at 'Deer Park' during 2014.