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                                             MATCH DAY PHOTO ALBUM

                                                       2016 SEASON

Our Chairman Steve Webb receives a cheque for £500 from Ian Paulley the Sales Manager of our sponsors J&G Environmental during the SCSC fixture versus Gloucestershire CCC at Shillingston CC

The SCSC XI line up for the fixture versus Glocestershire CCC at Shillingston CC on Thu 04 Aug 16.

Rear Row: Bill Daley (Scorer), Matt Meaden, Phil Eades, Buddy Langford, Simon Leadbeater, Vince Dawkins, Tommy Tucker

Front Row: Andy Taylor, Chris Dunk, Tom White (Captain) Steve Webb, Dave Humphreys

                                                       2014 SEASON

On Friday 12th September 2014 the SCSC XI defeated Wales by 9 wkts to win the SCSC Play Off Final.  Here are some memories from that excellent victory.

The skipper returning after losing the toss of the coin to tell his players that Dorset were in the field.

Buddy Langford receiving his County Cap from Tom White with the approval of Dave Porter who is looking on.

Jim Ryall (Farmer) receiving his Club top from Ian Bradley our Secretary/Manager.

John Young waiting for the rest of the players to join him for the team photo.

The SCSC XI line up prior to taking the field. Back Row: Dave Humphries, Terry Manning, Simon Leadbeater, Jim Ryall, Graham Puckett, Andy Jarvis. Front Row: Dave Porter, Bobby Paul, Tom White (Captain), John Young, Buddy Langford. 

Bobby Paul gets the game under way with the first ball of the match under the watchful eye of our umpire, Richard Turner.

The First Sea Lord (Graham Puckett) in full flow as Terry Manning looks on.

Terry Manning being introduced into the game with his first ball of the match which ended with him taking 4-31 in his allocated 9 overs.

As always, Jim Ryall on the look out for a catch or stumping. During the season he claimed a total of 12 victims from behind the stumps.

Dave Humphries releases another ball during a spell of 9 overs which cost him just 25 runs.  Pleased to see John Young walking in with the bowler while the batsmen stays on the back foot.

The spectators in front of the clubhouse enjoying the sun and the cricket I hope during the Welch innings.

Time for Buddy Langford to get in on the act.  Even though he finished his spell wicketless on the day he was the sides leading bowler over the season taking 16 wickets. 

Simon Leadbeater being destracted in the field by the noise coming from the gallery in the pavillion.

Nina Leadbeater (Centre) leads the ladies into a wine tasting session whilst the cricketers take tea.

The Dorset innings is under way with John Young in action at the wicket.

Jim Ryall turns the ball round the corner on his way to 98.

The Farmer (Jim Ryall) reaches his 50 which is acknowledged by the opposition.

Not quite a Mexican wave, but Pete Lewis on the left leads the applause on Jim Ryall reaching 50.

As always, Bill Daly and his opposite number oversees the procedings from the comfort of the scorebox as victory closes in.

As victory draws nearer, Mary White (wife of SCSC skipper Tom) conducts a season debrief with the ECB Captain (Les Elsworth) and her husband. Whilst Les is prepared to answer the question, Tom opts "to phone a friend".

John Young leans on his bat having just reached his 50 and is now focused on getting the job done.

Farmer leaves the field having been dismissed 2 runs short of his century.  However, he can be proud of his performances with the bat in his first season with the 50+ SCSC XI scoring 583 runs in 8 innings at an average of 83.29.

Victory is secured with 5 wides as John Young and Simon Leadbeater see the side home by 9 wkts.

John Young (54no) leads the sides off the pitch after carrying his bat through the innings.

Now we know who that phone call was to in the earlier photograph of the Captains debrief.  It was Tom organising the presentation with his friend the "Welsh Dragon".

Tom White receives the trophy on behalf of his SCSC side from his new friend watched on by the Welch Captain (Danny Griffiths).

The winning side with the trophy on what turned out to be an excellent days work.   Back Row: Steve Webb (Chairman) Dave Humphries, Graham Puckett, Terry Manning, Simon Leadbeater, Jim Ryall, John Young, Ian Bradley (Secretary/Manager) Richard Turner (Umpire). Front Row: Andy Jarvis, Bobby Paul, Dave Porter, Tom White (Captain) Buddy Langford. 

                                                       2013 SEASON

The ECB XI line up for the opening league match of the season against the Isle of Wight CC at Dean Park.  Back Row: Stuart Nye, Jeff Stratten, Stewart Hand, Dave Humphreys, Andy Rimmer, Dave Dean, Vince Dawkins, Bill Daley (Scorer). Front Row: Mark James, Ian Bradley, Roger Bosher (Honorary President), Les Elsworth (Capt), Steve Webb. 

Our Honorary President Roger Bosher receives a cheque for £500 from Ian Squires the Business Manager of our new sponsors W&S Recycling surrounded by the ECB XI at Dean Park prior to their opening fixture against Isle of Wight CC.

Jeff Stratten receiving his County Cap from ECB Captain Les Elsworth prior to the opening game of the season at Dean Park.

Mark James receiving his County Cap from ECB Captain Les Elsworth prior to the opening game of the season at Dean Park.

                                                       2012 SEASON

A select XI line up for the friendly against Somerset CCC at Canford School.   Back  Row: Dave Abbott, Andy Brown, Robert Coombs, David Ballam, Mark Cording, Steve Jenkins.  Front Row: Ian Bradley, Les Elsworth, Steve Webb, Jeff Stratten, Andy Jarvis.  


A select XI line up for the friendly against our sponsors Riaz/Castle Cover at Dean Park.

Riaz/Castle and the Dorset 50+ sides line up for a group photo during the 20/20 match at Dean Park.  It was during this match that both teams raised £220 for The Amelia-Grace Rainbow Fund. Amelia was the daughter of one of the sponsors players who died at the age of 8 from an aggressive childhood cancer Neuroblastoma.

The SCSC XI line up for the opening match of the season against Wiltshire CCC at the Leaze, Wimborne. Back Row: Graham Puckett, Dave Porter, David Humphries, Vince Dawkins, Andy Rimmer. Front Row: Jeff Stratten, Barry Lewis, Tom White (Capt), Mark Cording, Stuart Nye, Ian Thompson, Bill Daley (Scorer).

Robert Coombes receiving his County Cap from ECB Captain Steve Webb.


Andy Brown receiving his County Cap from ECB Captain Steve Webb.

Dave Humphries receives his County Cap from ECB Captain Steve Webb prior to the Somerset match.

The ECB vice-captain (Bradders) laying down the law during a break in play during the Somerset match.

Our SCSC Captain Tom White waiting patiently for the incoming batsmen in the match against Wiltshire.

Action from the Wiltshire Innings.

Our Manager (Roger Bosher) and The Colonel (Stuart Nye) posing for photo's. 

Follow me Chaps!! Jeff Stratten leading members of our Armed Forces (Stuart Nye & Graham Puckett) on a tour of the ground during an encounter with Wiltshire.

Oh no, there goes another pair of white's. Jeff Stratten getting well forward to play a defensive stroke in the match against Wiltshire.

Andy Rimmer receives his County Cap from SCSC Captain Tom White prior to the Hampshire match.

Graham Puckett receives his County Cap from SCSC Captain Tom White prior to the Hampshire match.

Vince Dawkins receives his County Cap from SCSC Captain Tom White prior to the Hampshire match.

The Three Musketeer's (Graham Puckett, Andy Rimmer, Vince Dawkins) proudly showing off their County Caps prior to the Hampshire match at Dean Park.