AGM report and annual report for 2010 are now available.
AGM report and season report for 2009 now available.
Work on new drainage system completed
Members will need no reminding that the Willows is prone to water-logging.
As the ground is situated on a flood-plain, this is to some extent inevitable. However, the problem has worsened over the last three or four years, with many games being lost to the weather, causing frustration to players and supporters alike and resulting in loss of bar income.
It was clear that this problem could not be ascribed simply to climate change.
Following the site visit on June 23rd, I am pleased to inform members that ECB “Clubmark” status has been awarded to the club.
The Staffordshire Board Development Officer, who carried out the verification, said that we were doing a “great job” and was most impressed by what he saw, heard and read.
It is gratifying to know that our youth development programme and overall management have been formally acknowledged as first-rate and are helping to create a bench mark for high quality...
In 2008, for the first time in the club’s history, we fielded four Saturday XIs in addition to the five existing junior sides, continuing the expansion of the club’s activities and giving an opportunity for even more members to participate in the sport each weekend.
The First Team had a disappointing season, finishing in mid-table after being well in contention for promotion at the half-way stage of the season when the side was in third place. Indeed, after the victory at Nutbrook...
The 2007 season ended with a mid table finish for the 1st team in Div 1, relegation from Div 3S for the 2nds and a mid-table Div 5S finish for the 3rds. Averages and statistics for the 2007 season are available from the Play-Cricket web site. Two Rolleston players, Steve Scrimshaw (17.9) and Stephen Broderick (22.0), were in the League 1 top 20 bowling averages. Whilst Gareth Marshall (29.1) was the only player in the top 20 League 1 batting averages, although five more were in the top...