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We are a friendly and competitive Cotswold cricket club offering senior and youth league cricket for all ages and abilities

DAVE 'DOLLY' DOLTON

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of a Shipton stalwart. Dave ‘Dolly’ Dolton was a remarkable cricketer and true gent, who represented the club for over forty years. As a young man Dolly was a quick bowler, but as time passed he converted himself into an excellent opening batsmen. Dolly did the ground for many years and he somehow found the time to serve the club, with distinction, as Vice Chairman. Dave was an influential, mild mannered and loyal friend to a host of players and an integral part of the club. 

 

There is a private family funeral this Wednesday, to be followed by a thanksgiving memorial ceremony at Burford Church on Tuesday 25th June at 11.45am and afterwards at the Church House.

 

Rest in peace Dolly, from the many that had the pleasure to know you.

FUNDRAISING FOR NEW CLUBHOUSE
Project Century 
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Project Century is an ambitious plan to renovate and upgrade the pavilion plus add a state-of-the-art clubhouse and outbuildings.

Download the prospectus from the link below. If you would like to make a pledge to help fund our project, please contact Tim Yates at:

timyates57@gmail.com

SENIOR TRAINING
Outdoor nets and training evenings for senior teams

Outdoor net and training sessions for the 1st and 2nd senior teams take place on Thursday evenings at the club from 6-8pm. If you would like to take part please contact Tim Senior at:

timseniorpt@gmail.com

 

3rd and 4th team net and training sessions will take place on Wednesday evenings, 6-8pm. If you would like to take part please contact Graham Nelson at:

graham@historybookshop.com

YOUTH TRAINING
All Stars and Dynamos at Shipton

Our All Stars (5-8 years) and Dynamos (8-10 years)  programmes will run from 17th May to 19th July 2024. Our All Stars programme is full but there are still places available in our Dynamos programme. Scroll down to the booking link.

Youth players nets and training

Nets and training start from April 2024 for our U11, U13 and U15 squads as follows:

 

U11 (years 5 & 6) training - Friday evenings 6pm - 7.30pm from 26th April, matches - Sunday mornings.

 

U13 (years 7 & 8) training - Monday evenings 6pm - 7.30pm from 22nd April, matches - Thursday evenings.

U15 (years 9 & 10) training - Wednesday evenings 6pm - 7.30pm from 24th April, matches - Monday evenings.

U19 (years 11 to 13) training - with 1st/2nd and 3rd/4th teams, matches - Monday evenings from 29th July to 26th August.

If you would like to join in please contact Jon Woods at:

youthshiptoncc@gmail.com

2024 MEMBERSHIP
U11 - U19 youth membership

Click on the link below to register and pay for U11, U13, U15 and U19 youth hardball cricket. 

Senior, student and social membership

Click on the link below to register and pay for senior and student cricket and social memberships. 

CLUB KIT SUPPLIER

Get kitted out for the season at our kit supplier Wreal Sports, based in Bourton-on-the-Water.

Our Partners

Our four senior teams play in the Cherwell Cricket League

Senior Cricket

Two home and two away games are played each Saturday through the season.
2024 fixtures can be seen via the links below.
3rd and 4th XI training takes place on Tuesday evenings and 1st and 2nd XI training is on Thursday evenings from mid-April.

1st XI

Captain: Tim Senior

timseniorpt@gmail.com

Vice Captain: Jamie Nelson

Scorer: Sue Hayes

2nd XI

Captain: David Brooks

david.brooks.home@gmail.com

Vice Captain: Jason Duckworth

Scorer: tbc

3rd XI

Captain: Graham Nelson

graham@historybookshop.com

Vice Captain: Will Wrenn

4th XI

Captain: Craig Dingle

craigdingle@aol.com

Vice Captain: Kieran Dingle

Sunday/friendly game captain: Freddie Norridge

freddienorridge@gmail.com

Senior teams

Shipton-Under-Wychwood Cricket Club offers a wide range of competitive, fun youth cricket

Youth Cricket

A dedicated team of coaches and helpers ensure we offer player-centred coaching sessions where developing cricket skills is fun, exciting and safe for players at all stages of cricket development.

Cricket skills to practice at home

We've put together a selection of links to help our young players improve their batting, bowling, fielding and thinking skills in their own back yards. 
Click on the link below:
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Friday Evening Sessions

Our long-established Friday evening training sessions are for children in school years 3-6 taking part in our All Stars and Dynamos programmes and U11 hardball squad. Sessions run from the end of April to mid-July.

U11 hardball:
U11s train on Friday evenings, 6pm - 7.30pm beginning 26th April, and play their matches on Sunday mornings.

All Stars from 17th May to 19th July:
5.15pm - 6pm
 
Dynamos from 17th May to 19th July:
6.15pm - 7.30pm
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Midweek Youth Cricket 

Our U13, U15, U19 mixed squads train and play their matches on weekday evenings. There are also opportunities for youth players to gain experience in our four senior teams which play each weekend throughout the summer. Sessions run from end of April to mid-July.

Session times: 6pm-7.30pm

U13s train Monday evenings beginning 22nd April 2024, matches Thursday evenings.

U15s train Wednesday evenings beginning 24th April 2024, matches Monday evenings.

U19s matches on Monday evenings beginning 29th July 2024.
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Girls Cricket

To boost cricket for girls at Shipton, we will be running the ECB’s Dynamos softball cricket programme which is available to girls and boys from 8-11 years. This is part of our Friday night programme.

 

Our U11, U13 and U15 girls, who play in mixed teams across all age groups will also be invited to play in cricket festivals and friendly fixtures throughout the season, subject to numbers.

Girls cricket contact:

Jon Woods

youthshiptoncc@gmail.com

Youth section
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All Stars at Shipton will start on 17th May 2024

All Stars is the perfect introduction to cricket for girls and boys aged 5 to 8 years old.

Programme full
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Dynamos at Shipton will start on 17th May 2024
 

For all girls and boys aged 8 to 10 years old, either graduating from All Stars or totally new to cricket. 

All Stars and Dynamos

Practice your skills at home

Contact and Location

Senior cricket:

timseniorpt@gmail.com

High Street, Shipton-Under-Wychwood

Oxfordshire, OX7 6DG

Telephone: 01993 831337

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