Marehay prepare the way for new cricket season

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With the cricket season just weeks away, Marehay Cricket Club are busy with their pre-season preparations.

Saturday 28th March is the date for this year’s CricketForce event when everybody is invited to help with all the usual pre-season tasks to get ready for the new season.

Junior registrations are taking place on Monday 30th March and Monday 6th April at the ground from 6.30pm, with junior coaching on Monday nights from 13th April, again from 6.30pm.

Other planned events are quiz nights,a race night and a wine night but information about these and other details for the club can be found by registering as a member on

Once again the club will be running three senior teams on Saturdays in the Derbyshire County Cricket Leagues, plus a Sunday side in the Mansfield Sunday League, and for juniors five teams in the Notts and Derby Border Youth Leagues.

The junior age groups range from under 11 to under 15.

Junior coaching on Mondays is for children aged six to 15 and is run by fully qualified coaches headed by Richard Wood of the Derbyshire Cricket Board.

Sponsorship packages are available at many levels, including advertising boards, and further details can be found on the club’s website or by contacting Mick Buckley on mobile 07773 645746.