The recent AGM – overseen by new President Stephen Finch – was very much a case of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ following our excellent 2017 season, most of the roles and responsibilities for 2018 remaining unchanged. James Trower continues as Club Captain, likewise Jase Earl retains his role skippering the 2nd XI. Read more
The Club has received favourable markings from the Surrey Championship panel umpires who came to Stoke in 2017…
Well done to Pagie for the design, and to those who help keep their room clean!
On the subject of umpiring, the ECBACO has released a FREE on-line course for occasional umpires, specifically aimed to help those tasked with doing a stint of any length in any match, either standing at the bowler’s end or at square leg. Read more
Two weeks ago a large section of Stoke players and supporters were at Ripley to celebrate a 2nd XI win that completed a DOUBLE PROMOTION for both our Saturday League sides.
Thanks to Dick Frost for this picture…
…and to Peter Phipps for this one taken earlier at tea… Read more
Whilst the Sunday XI were taking care of business in Thames Ditton, the Colts’ awards were being handed out at HQ.
A good event considering the weather. Approximately 100 turned up, including some brave hungover seniors; Ian Hopton, Shawn Dyson, Dan Gluckman, Tom Frost, Will Frost, James Trower, Max Subba Row, Andy Berry, Jack Raimondo and Charlie Hill. Read more
I hope you have enjoyed a good summer break with your family. A short note with some important news about our Club.
President Read more
Philip Jansen has decided to step down as President of our Club, having held the post for three years. He’s been a great help to me and has been a generous donor when we were raising funds to extend our clubhouse.
An increased turnout for this year’s AGM; a few watched the rugby ahead of the main event…
…and many more stopped back to have a few beers and some food afterwards.
Applying an ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ approach following our excellent 2016 season, most of the roles and responsibilities for 2017 remain unchanged. James Trower continues as Club Captain, likewise Jase Earl retains his role skippering the 2nd XI. Read more
The Club’s AGM yesterday saw a decent turnout…and the usual variety of reasons for apologising for absence!
Overseen by Drew who captured a review of last year and an update on the Clubhouse extension, (we’re nearly there – we now need to pay off the ECB loan and we’re done – for that we still need your donations : https://www.justgiving.com/sdacc/donate/) Read more
With the Transfer Window open the Chairman sought out the availability of Chris Jordan and Moeen Ali for the 2016 when bumping into them – and Hoppy – on their break.
Sadly they both already had other domestic and international commitments meaning they couldn’t sign for us, but they were grateful for the offer! Read more
A variation from our popular “Images from 2015” series, some early snaps from various social media outlets from 2016 have appeared…
The first one in came courtesy of the Frost brothers shortly after Big Ben did his thing…
…followed minutes later by Jack who took time to rate his and the club’s chances of a prolific and successful 2016… Read more
Danny Douthwaite Snr captured the following pictures last night and we collected them from him this afternoon. Thanks, Dan!