Cricket Practice/Indoor Nets

Cricket Practice/Indoor Nets – Starts Thursday 8th January 7.00pm at Grove School, Market Drayton followed by a shandy in the Red Lion!

This practice session is available to all abilities. (Don’t be shy come & give it a try!)

The indoor net facilities provide the perfect facility to improve your technique. Potential members/players are most welcome.

Please contact Ben Furnival for any further information or 07741 288818

‘Christmas Walk Fun!”

What a fantastic fun Event!!!

Amazingly, 103 people turned up to our first Norton-in-Hales Cricket Club ‘Christmas P1050416Walk’ including 21 children. A beautiful cold, frosty & sunny day… The day started with bacon baps and hot beverages served by our willing volunteers at our catering facility at the Club.P1050393

Walkers set off meandering through the fields on the 5 mile picturesque walk in our beautiful Shropshire countryside climbing gradually to the first pit stop at our kind hosts hospitality for a port and mince pie break….

The walkers continued onto new pastures and enjoyed winterly views across the Shropshire & Cheshire plains stopping again by a roaring hot fire basket welcomed by another host to replenish with mulled wine and assortments….

P1050435P1050420The third leg encompassed parkland descending to the finish back into the village. It was good to see lots of happy families sharing conversations in true festive spirit in the Hinds Head public house afterwards! (And the well earned chip butties helped!)

‘Spot the Reindeer’ fun competition answer was – ‘Prancer’ (not many adults got that one!)

Many thanks to everyone that took part and especially to our hosts who looked after us all at the pit stops……

Event Reminder!

‘Cristmas Walk’ – This Sunday 28th 11am from the Cricket Club.


Never mind ‘Spot the Reindeer’ – They are already in the Club having some festive fun!

Hopefully they haven’t eaten all the mince pies…. Looks like Rudolph has had a tipple!

Don’t worry, if Rudolph gets an upset stomach we can always give him ‘Elk’-a-seltzer!

Why are Father Christmas’s Reindeer like a Cricket match? – Because they are both stopped by the rein!!   :mrgreen:

See you & your families tomorrow for some more festive fun…..

Christmas Eve – Special Bonus Ball Draw

Congratulations to our recent winners of the Bonus Ball draw.

We move from the regular Saturday draw for the special Christmas Bonus Ball Bumper Prize’ draw on Wednesday 24th December.

Who will be the lucky winner of the bumper prize to help celebrate Christmas?

Fingers crossed…..      Good luck everyone!

Bonus Ball Draw

Bonus Ball numbers have now been drawn – Please see Bonus Ball page for your lucky number….

First draw is Saturday 29th November – Good Luck!!

A few stats for youMost common drawn Bonus Ball

8 has been drawn 32 times – Will our Wicket-Keeper be the 33rd Winner?

45 has been drawn 31 times – Will the 2nd XI Team Captain be lucky?

37 also drawn 31 times – Will our Groundsman be celebrating this Saturday?

imagesOr will unlucky Ball 13 – Has only made 9 appearances catch up and keep Jon smiling!

Thanks to all participants for supporting Norton-in-Hales Cricket Club