Senior Nets Begin!
Newport Cricket Club begin preparations for the 2015 cricket season with nets booked at the
Indoor Tennis Centre at the Newport International Sports Village (NISV) on Friday, March 6th
(Time 9.00 - 10.00pm). The Indoor net sessions will run throughout March before practice
resumes outside in April.
Newport will run 4 Saturday teams, a Sunday X1 and a midweek X1. The Club are the only club
in South East Wales playing in the prestigious South Wales Premier League and will be captained
by Michael Clayden.
The 2nd X1 will compete in the South Wales Premier League (Res. Div.) and will be captained by
The 3rd X1 will be a young Development team playing in the Welsh Cricket Conference, with
captain Rob Brown leading the way, while the 4th team will be led by Alex Davies, again
playing in the Welsh Cricket Conference League.
First friendly matches are as follows:-
Sat. April 4th: Newport X1 v Pentyrch (H)
Sat. April 11th: Newport 1st X1 v Cardiff Met. (H)
Newport 2nd X1 v Machen (H)
Sun. April 12th: Sunday X1 v Blackwood (H)
Sat. April 18th: Newport 1st X1 v Wales U17's (H)
Newport 2nd X1 v Radyr (H)
Sat. April 25th: Newport 1st X1 v Cardiff (H)
Newport 2nd X1 v Monmouth (H)
Sat. April 26th: Newport 1st X1 v Cardiff (To be confirmed)
The League season for all 4 teams gets under way on May 2nd with matches against:-
1st X1 v Port Talbot (H),
2nd's v Pentyrch (A)
In the Welsh Cup competition Newport have been drawn against Sudbrook.
Sun. June 7th: Welsh Cup v Sudbrook (H)
Pre Season Training Camp
Sunday, March 29th (10.30 - 12.30pm)
There will be a final Senior Mens & Womens Indoor Training Camp at the Indoor Tennis Centre (NISV).
Cost £5 which will include a free Sunday Lunch at the Cricket Club at 12.30pm