Harold Wood Cricket Club

Friday November 27th - 8pm
Will be held over Zoom
Full notice can be read here


Covid-19 Risk Assessment

The club has completed a risk assessment following this the club is satisfied that it will meet the requirements of the ECB Return To Cricket Plan Step 4.
To see the club's Risk Assessment click here
The club has also produced information for players on match day -
see that information here

For opposition please see the following protocols for coming to the club

1st/2nd Team Pitch
3rd/4th Team Pitch
5th/6th Team Pitch



Coaching for under 9s to under 21s will restart on Tuesday 21st July at 6.30pm at the club and will continue throughout the rest of the summer.

Simply turn up to sign up and get involved


All Stars Cricket also returns
5-8 years olds
From Sunday 26th July from 10-11am

For more information and to sign your child up to All Stars Cricket go to this link   https://ecb.clubspark.uk/AllStars/Course/601d561d-6e13-46ed-aa43-b576044dded8


Welcome To Our New Shirt Sponsors


Many of you will remember the successful foodbank collection we organised earlier this year. 

This was to support our local foodbank in Harold Hill - who have been working incredibly hard to support local vulnerable people through these most testing of times.

To help further support the foodbank we have decided to make them our shirt sponsors for the remainder of the 2020 season - of course they haven’t been charged for the privilege - we will instead be donating money to them.


For every shirt that is bought £2.50 of the price will go to the foodbank - with the club matching that - so in total every shirt bought will mean £5 going to the food bank. Total price per shirt is £22.50 - (Academy members will get a shirt as part of their £40 annual subscription).
End of season celebration
On top of that - due to the current restrictions around serving and sharing food - our end of season celebration (Saturday 12th September) will be different this season. Instead of us bringing food to the club to be shared by the members we will be again organising a food bank collection with members able to bring donations to the club that will all be passed to the organisation.

How to order
To order your shirt now and to help support the foodbank simply send your name and size of shirt to Tom Clarke - 07763607076 or tpc1981@hotmail.com


Fundraising Golf Day

Date - Friday 14th August
Venue - Abridge Golf Club
Cost - £50


Help raise funds for the cricket club and enjoy the fantastic new clubhouse at Abridge Golf Club.

The day will start with a bacon roll on arrival, then by 18 holes over the fabulous challenge of the Abridge course and then followed by a sit down meal and drinks in the new clubhouse bar. (full details to follow)

There will be a raffle and other fundraising activities - as well as prizes for those that do well on the day.

Please come and support the club on the day - to sign up as an individual or to enter a fourball please contact Ian Jones on 07952817340




Cricket is returning soon – and we hope to be able to host matches at the club in the near future.



To help us to prepare please take the time to fill out this short survey.


You responses and comments will allow us to prepare in the best possible way so that cricket can return to the club in the safest and most enjoyable way possible.


Please fill out the survey here



You can still sponsor the team https://www.justgiving.com/team/HWCC

Harry Thompson, Ed Smith and Craig Sampson completed  a mammoth challenge on Friday 19th June - cycling from Harold Wood Park to Lord's Cricket Ground in St John's Wood, then over to The Oval in Kennington, before returning to Harold Wood.
The challenge was over 60 miles long.
They were raising money for the cricket club who have suffered without any play this year. Their efforts mean the club will be able  to operate this summer when cricket is again allowed to be played and the club will continue to be able to do many great things - including offering free cricket to our disability team the Harold Wood Warriors.
You can still sponsor the team https://www.justgiving.com/team/HWCC

A huge thank you from all the club to Harry, Ed and Craig for their efforts and raising an amazing amount of money.


You can now book to use the practice nets at the club

All nets will be used under the terms and conditions found here https://www.haroldwoodcc.com/pages/page_36218/Net-Booking.aspx 

You can now book your slot at this site https://hwcc.skedda.com/booking

The nets will be open at the following times and to the following groups.

Monday - 5-9pm Development Squad - 1-hour slots
Tuesday - 5-9pm Academy 5-12 year olds - Half-hour Slots (one-to-one coaching available for free)
Wednesday - 5-9pm Adult nets (13 years and above) - Half-hour Slots throw downs/bowling machine single individual use
Thursday - Closed
Friday - 5-9pm Development Squad 1-hour slots
Saturday - 8-12noon Development Squad 12noon to 8pm Open to All - 1-hour slots
Sunday - 8-12noon Development Squad 12noon to 8pm Open to All - 1-hour slots

You can now book your slot at this site https://hwcc.skedda.com/booking
For any questions talk to Tom 07763607076 or tpc1981@hotmail.com


On Saturday 23rd March we held a collection for Harold Hill Food Bank - thanks to all the members who turned up to help and donate.

It was a really positive day and great that the club was able to help make a difference in the community.

HAROLD WOOD CC Covid-19 Relief Fund
Support Your Club During This Season

In these toughest of times any support that we can get from our members and supporters will go twice the distance than it usually would.

We have teamed up with the ECB to start a Crowdfunding campaign. The ECB will match the first £100 we receive.

Donate to the Crowdfunding Campaign:

This campaign will help on many levels:

1. Keep the club afloat at this time where we have very little income
2. Continue to support our disability section the Harold Wood Warriors
3. Make sure that the club is ready to go when we can play cricket again

Donate to the Crowdfunding Campaign:


Other Ways To Donate

If you can support the club please donate via the link above or you can do a bank transfer via the details below

Bank Transfer
Name of bank: Lloyds

Account number: 00318384
Sort Code: 30-92-93

Have you got a Bonus Ball number?

Important Update and details of how to join

Help the club raise funds and win!


Update On 2020 Season

As many of you will have seen the ECB gave out some advice yesterday meaning that all forms of recreational cricket are for now suspended - full ECB statement below.


“Following the Government’s latest advice around social distancing, it is with sadness and reluctance that we recommend that all forms of recreational cricket are for now suspended.

“This extends to training, pre-season friendlies and any associated cricket activity.

“Sport plays an absolutely vital role in the nation’s mental and physical wellbeing, and it helps people find meaning where there is fear and uncertainty, so one of our goals in the coming weeks will be to explore ways that we can support some levels of physical activity in communities - particularly at junior levels.

“Using our cricket community to support others could be one of the most important services we can offer during the difficult next few months.

“It will be critical that any decisions we do make are medically-led. And we will continue to work with Government and their advisors to ensure we are informed by science in our decision making. 

“Over the coming weeks we will work with the game to understand what support is required across the cricket community, particularly local clubs and leagues - who will have such a huge role to play in our nation’s response to coming out of this situation.”


This means that the season - which was due to start in a matter of weeks - is currently on hold. This includes training, coaching and of course games. I will continue to update you all at the club when new advice is given. But until then please do keep safe and take on board al the guidance that is being issued.

If anyone wants to chat about anything please get in touch tpc1981@hotmail.com or 07763607076

Thomas Clarke

 Harold Wood Chairman





All Stars & Dynamos Cricket 2020 Registration Open!

**All Stars Cricket**

  5-8 Year olds Boys and Girls
When - Sundays 10-11am
Price - £40
Includes personalised kit bag


All Stars Cricket provides boys and girls from 5-8 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment.


**Dynamos Cricket**

 8-11 Year olds Boys and Girls
When - Tuesday 6.30pm-8pm
Price - £40
Includes personalised T-shirt



Dynamos Cricket provides boys and girls from 8-11 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. Each week there will be a focus on a different cricket skill to build their confidence and ability, before they take part in a 60-ball countdown cricket match.




1st XI Promoted To Premier Division

A fantastic final day performance meant that the 1st XI jumped into 2nd place in the 1st XI Division 1 and secured promotion to the Premier Division in 2020.

New Selection Availability Process
How to let the club know you are available to play

 Contact the team secretary Andrew Willis

 Either by phone/text – 0776 918 2848

Or email – andywillishwcc@outlook.com

Or by marking availability on a teamsheet after a match

How do you know if you have got a game?

 Check the teamsheets on haroldwoodcc.com every Tuesday Lunchtime.

You will also receive a text message from your captain as well if you have been picked

How can I let the club know I am available to play in the match/unavailable to play?

 Before Thursday just simply update your availability on the website.

Thursday onwards you must contact your captain by telephone to let them know if you can or cannot play

If you cannot play it would be appreciated if you let you captain know directly by phone.

**Do not contact Andrew Willis if you cannot play**

Sign Up Your Child To All Stars Cricket 2019

Sign Up here - https://allstarscricket.co.uk/haroldwood

Venue- Harold Wood CC

Every Sunday from 19th May to End Of August

Time - 10am - 11am

For 4-8 Year olds

Sign up is £40 and all the children get a kit pack that includes



Personalised Shirt

Cricket Bat

Cricket Ball


Activity Book

Sign Up here - https://allstarscricket.co.uk/haroldwood




We received a Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving and the Postcode Community Trust. The Postcode community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Our project received £500 from the Trust to go towards helping to run the Harold Wood Warriors





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