Pre-Season Tidy Up and Preparation

It’s that time of year again that we can thankfully look forward to longer and warmer evenings, hopefully plenty of cricket, and a clubhouse table creaking under the weight of one of Maxine’s teas! Richie Parker has already begun his sterling work with the preparation of the wicket, but there are other tasks which need … Read more

Swinbrook CC – Indoor Nets

Our indoor winter net sessions commence on Sunday 27th of March through to Sunday 24th of April (with the exception of Sunday 17th of April where there is no session), between 6pm and 8pm at Burford School (Cheltenham Road, Burford, OX18 4PL).  Access to the sports hall at the school is off the Lechlade road … Read more

18th September – End of season ground tidy up

As the season is now drawing towards a close, the ground and clubhouse will need to be prepared for the off-season and coming winter, and naturally this will require additional hands to enable it to happen! Saturday 18th September from 1000 is when Richie Parker will need, and gratefully accept, any assistance, as it’s more … Read more

League winners!

Swinbrook 1s have been crowned division 8C league winners, with 14 wins and some excellent performances with both the bat and ball from a number of players.   Congratulations to everyone who played throughout the season and our thanks to Richie, Maxine, Wayne and Pete for all their work behind the scenes.  

Swinbrook vs. Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 3

Due to the inclement weather and a somewhat soft (i.e., a bit of a pudding) wicket, the game was postponed for 30 minutes and overs reduced to 35.   Swinbrook batted first and despite losing Alastair Cornah early due to a “virtually” unplayable ball, good progress was made by Andrew Wingfield-Digby and Liam Invine. However, having … Read more

First win of the season!!

We are delighted to announce our first league win of the season with a fine result against Wolvercote 4.   Some excellent bowling from our openers (Josh Wingfield-Digby 5-18 and Richard Parker 4-9) and un-Swinbrook like fielding meant Wolvercote 4 were at one point 32 for 9.  However, a determined last man stand resulted in a … Read more

Juniors

In 2021 we are delighted to be introducing a junior section at Swinbrook CC. We aim to grow local interest in the game, grow the membership of the club, and in time introduce younger players into our senior team. Coaching will be provided by members of the club, and will take the form of nets, … Read more

Saturday 17th April, ground preparation day

We are rapidly approaching the start of the new season, which so far looks to be starting on time and without too much Covid hindrance! As ever there are a number of jobs and tasks at the ground which need to be completed to get the clubhouse and the ground ready for business on the … Read more