Eight Ash Green Cricket Club - JP Awards 2012


All winners have helped dismantle and rebuild a second hand mobile cricket net to allow us to train at our own ground for the first time.  They have also helped rebuild our artificial strip to practice on.  Tough negotiation and use of club members to do all the work has allowed both items to be procured for just £1,200.  We have used your fantastic funding to help set the ceiling on these costs and will be sending a photo soon of the winners with our new facility! 

Matt Murray.  Matt is nominated for regularly turning out for the 1st XIs over the last couple of seasons and particularly  for his match winning batting for the 1st XI against Witham on Saturday.  He showed great maturity, calmness and determination to dig the team out of the mess they had got themselves into.

Richard Nunn.  At the age of sixteen Richard has established himself in Saturday and Sunday 1st XIs and regularly opens the bowling for both.  His past involvement with district teams and his enthusiasm and commitment to the team and club including help coach Kwik Cricket & U11/12s.  He also has the best maiden over record for the club this season so far.

Josef Shone.   In only his second year of playing cricket ever,  Josef shows excellent commitment to training and a huge amount of progress in very short space of time despite having no history of cricket in family or at school.  His mum is recovering from cancer yet Joseph is always helpful and cheerful.

Jonathan Purser.  An exceptionally talented young player who has made enormous strides this year and plays at both club and district level.  Jonathan also plays and makes good contributions in older teams including senior 1st XI.  Jonathan is desperate to improve further and he helped to not only rebuild our new net but dismantle it at the old site too! 

Edward Holroyd.  The captain of the U12s has been outstanding in his leadership of the team this year.  He not only sets his field but decides bowling and batting orders with only the minimum help from the coach.  Ed always encourages and never criticises his players and always has a permanent (cheeky) smile whether win or lose.  James Plummer.  James has stepped up to regularly play two years up in the club’s Youth teams.  His fielding has been great and his batting has been very brave against much bigger and faster players.  He turns up to every training session immaculately presented and recently led the Kwik Cricket team in a local festival.