Cricketers busy in nets preparing for summer

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Willoughby Cricket Club players are reminded that pre-season nets and training starts this Sunday, February 12.

This opening session will be for senior and Under 15 players only, at the Rugby Campus of Warwickshire College, Technology Drive, from 12.15 to 1.30pm.

The under 11s and under 13s sessions start the week after – Sunday 19th; same time and venue.

New players are always welcome to join and are encouraged to come along for this and all future sessions.

For further details, call Karl on (01788) 542441 or Martin on (01788) 334850, or visit the website for details:

Barby Cricket Club, with its beautiful ground and great facilties, welcomes new members of every skill level. They will be fieleding three Saturday teams in the Warwickshire Cricket League, one on Sunday afternoons and one in the Rugby & District League on Wednesdays.

Net practice for Seniors is from 1.30-3pm at Warwickshire College, Rugby Centre every Sunday from February 19 and for Juniors 5.45-6.45pm every Friday from February 17.

Please contact: Seniors: Stev Stipanovic 07746031307 or Rob Field 07841562590.

Juniors: Rory Long 07738 011602 or email

Dunchurch & Bilton CC nets continue every Sunday at Lawrence Sheriff School from 5-6.30pm as the club begin preparations for an exiting 2012 season. The cost is £3 for seniors and £2 for juniors.

D&B welcome players of all ages and abilities and new players are invited to come along, or contact Steve Edden on 07738 512780 or

The club will be entering the South Northants Cricket League on Saturdays and the Rugby & District Cricket League on Wednesday nights. In addition, a whole host of friendly fixtures against teams from Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and the West Midlands are lined up on Sundays from April through to September, together with an Under 17 side who will play on Tuesday nights.

ROWLAND United cricket net practice is taking place every Tuesday evening at Avon Valley School.

The session for young players in School Year 5, 6 and 7 is from 6-7pm and from Year 7 upwards and seniors it’s 7-8pm. Just turn up or for further information call (01788) 832373.

Newbold Cricket Club preparations for the 2012 season continue with net practice beginning at Avon Valley School on Thursday evenings. Under 15 Youth Team nets start at 6pm with adult nets beginning at 7pm.

All new players welcome - please contact Richard on 07794509599