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Holly Colvin Returns to Sussex in 2015

[Holly Colvin © Don Miles][Holly Colvin © Don Miles]

Haidee Tiffen becomes only the third player to be made an
Honorary Life Member of the Association
in its long history

Haidee receives a County Cap from Chairman Don Miles during the 4th ODI between
New Zealand and England at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Christchurch.
Photo © Ruth Conchie

Ex-Sussex and England keeper Mandie Godliman (right) chats
to New Zealand Cricketing Legend Debbie Hockley
during the New Zealand v England T20 Match at Christchurch

Sussex's Sarah Taylor representing England in New Zealand

MCC Honorary Life Membership for Arran Brindle

[Arran Brindle © Don Miles]

Paige and the Lion

Sussex Girls Benefit from Overseas Training

Seniors' Fixtures updated with home venues

The Deans Indoor Leagues  :  Fixtures   :   Rules

Club Competitions Announced for 2015  :  Details  :  Entry Form

Congratulations to Flora Bertwistle, Anna Harris and Ella Wadey on their selection for the EPP
(England Performance Programme)

Sussex Disability Hubs    :    Ariana Dowse Newspaper Article

Sussex Senior's Captain has been awarded the ICC One-Day "Player of the Year"

Sarah in action behind the stumps for England at Scarborough in 2014

Georgia Adams 21st: Cake presented by Alexia Walker on behalf of the Association

Lady Taverners U13 & U15 Tournament 2015

Information :  Word doc format  pdf

Entry Form :  Word doc format : pdf

2014 Review

Over the last few weekends the Sussex Women’s Cricket Association held their County trials for selection into the Age Group Squads for the 2014/15 season, where they have had over 130 girls trial this year.
Director of Sussex Women’s Cricket, Charlotte Burton said, “The standard was extremely high this year, more so than in previous years, which made selection very difficult. It is great to see so many girls take part in trials this year and all are very talented, all credit goes to the coaches working within the clubs who are developing these players.”
County Age Group Squads (pdf)

New Kit Supplier for Sussex

Awards Night 2014

More Pictures from the Awards Night here

Under-11s Squad - Sussex Team of the Year

Other Special Awards

Special Awards

Paula Brabyn Fair Player – Jessica Saunders
Outstanding Performance – Abbey Freeborn and Izzy Collis for 214 opening partnership
Unsung Hero – Dave Burt
The Charlotte Burton Ende
avour Award – Jessica Young

Our Congratulations to Terry Burton for winning an OSCA
in the 'Leagues & Boards' category.

Well done to the following Sussex Players have been selected into the England, England Academy and England Development Squads
  • England : Georgia Elwiss and Sarah Taylor

  • England Academy :  Georgia Adams, Freya Davies and Paige Scholfield

  •  England Under-19 : Izzy Collis, Abbey Freeborn and Tara Norris

Congratulations to Oathall Community College for becoming National Champions
in the 'Chance to Compete' Competition.

Picture © 'Chance to Shine'

Under-17s take County Championship
Picture © and courtesy Charlotte Burton

The Victorious U-17 team following the County Championship Final
Photo © Dave Burt Photography

Sussex WCA Newsletter May 2014 (p:df)June Newsletter (pdf)

Holly Colvin & Jamie Burton are raising money for Cricket Without Boundaries

"Once again we are volunteering to coach cricket and raise HIV/AIDS awareness in Africa
for two weeks in September and October. This time in Rwanda.

Holly is taking the role of Project Leader and Jamie will be the Team Tutor.

We have given ourselves a target of raising £1500 to provide coaching kit
and resources to leave behind during the trip.
"

Holly and Jamie's Fund-raising Page   :   Holly and Jamie's blog

Sussex announce new partnership with Aldridge for
Academy and Women’s & Girls’ teams

Sussex County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that they have struck a three-year deal with ALDRIDGE, Sir Rod Aldridge’s private family organisation, to support their Academy and the Women’s and Girls teams.
The Aldridge brand will be displayed on the shirts of the Academy and the Women’s and Girls teams.

Left to Right: Zac Toumazi, Chief Executive of Sussex Cricket, Chris Nash of Sussex CCC, Paige Scholfield of both the Sussex Academy and Women’s Team, Alexia Walker, Director of Cricket at the Aldridge Cricket Academy and Sir Rod Aldridge, founder ‘Aldridge’
(Photo: © The Argus)

The Aldridge Cricket Academy (ACA) Sixth Form is a unique partnership between the Sussex Cricket Board, supported by Sussex County Cricket Club, Brighton Aldridge Community Academy and Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, schools sponsored by the education charity Sir Rod Aldridge also chairs.
Sir Rod Aldridge, founder of Aldridge said, “Ours is a private family organisation with a very public ambition: to unlock growth by generating wealth with a purpose. That means building communities with an entrepreneurial mindset and creating opportunities for young people to reach their potential. The Academy and Women and Girls teams have got a great record in helping talented cricketers develop into County and International players.
“The Aldridge Cricket Academy is working closely with both organisations to support players who want to develop their game and gain academic qualifications at the same time. I am delighted that Aldridge can further that partnership through this sponsorship.”
The Aldridge Cricket Academy launched integrated A-Level and cricket development sixth form courses last September. The ACA provides specific and intensive cricket coaching programmes for male and female cricketers, delivered by a dedicated coaching team consisting of ECB qualified coaches and other specialist coaches.
Sussex’s Academy is a combined programme between the ECB and the County Club. It is an intensive programme run by the Cricket Performance Manager and Academy Director, Keith Greenfield, with players ranging between 15 to 19 years old and are chosen after a long selection process which identifies them with the potential to become professional and/or international cricketers.
The Sussex Women and Girls have established themselves as one of the most successful counties in the last decade. There are over 80 Women and Girls representing the county from Senior 1st XI to Under 11 age group cricket. The Senior team have been County Champions six times since 2003 and the Under 17 team have won several national titles in the last few years.
The sponsorship deal will look to further strengthen the partnership between the Aldridge Cricket Academy and Sussex Cricket through working collaboratively on community projects as well as sharing coaching resources and facilities.
Current Sussex Women’s Captain and England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor said, “We are delighted that Aldridge are sponsoring Sussex for the next three years. I have been part of the Women and Girls’ set up for over a decade and in that time I was a member of the Sussex Academy as well.
“Both of these programmes were hugely important to my journey to international success so it is vital they continue to thrive and grow via support from Aldridge. I have seen first-hand the exciting opportunities for young talented sports people to attend Aldridge Academies to develop both academically and in their chosen sport in excellent facilities with great support from staff and coaches.”
Sussex’s Cricket Performance Manager and Academy Director Keith Greenfield said, “The unique partnership between Sussex Cricket and the Aldridge Cricket Academy offers ambitious males and female players an unparalleled learning experience, which combines exceptional cricket training and state of the art facilities with academic study. We are delighted to be entering into partnership with them and we thank them for their support.”
Women’s and Girls Trials will take place on Wednesday 26th March at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove. For more information please contact Alexia Walker or Simon Funnell on 01273 416300

Terry & Rhona's Charity Newsletter, December 2013

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2013 Honours

U-11s - showed real improvement throughout the season.
U-12s - unbeaten all season.
U-13s - placed third in the County Championship and unbeaten during the Malvern Festival.
U-15s - National T20 runners up & 2nd in the Championship League.
U-17s - County Champions & National T20 Champions.
U-19s - Runners-up in Dubai ARCH Tournament.
Seniors - County Champions & National T20 Runners Up.
Three Sussex players and a former junior Sussex player were selected for the tour to South Africa in October 2013 by the England U19s.
They were as follows:
Georgia Adams
Freya Davies
Izzy Collis
and former Sussex player
Carla Rudd

Tour Scorecards

Players who have represented England

Helen Sharp - 1957/8
Barbara Pont - 1960/1
Shirley Hodges - 1968/9
Janet Southgate - 1976
Lesley Cooke - 1986
Joan Lee - 1986
Elaine Wulcko - 1987
Sarah-Jane Cook - 1990
Clare Connor - 1995
Arran Brindle - 1999
Kate Oakenfold - 2001
Alexia Walker - 2001
Mandie Godliman - 2001/2
Rosalie Birch - 2003
Holly Colvin - 2005
Sarah-Jane Taylor - 2006
Laura Marsh - 2006
Charlotte Russell - 2007
Georgia Elwiss - 2011/2

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