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Conway Polkinghorne RIP

25th January 2019 Posted in Latest and League and People and Umpires by Michael Weeks

It is very sad to report the death of the popular and respected former umpire Conway Polkinghorne. One of the great characters in our local game. Formerly from Redruth, he died on Wednesday 23 January at St Julia’s Hospice, Hayle at the age of 83. He leaves a twin son and daughter Tim & Karen. After playing cricket for Southgate he joined […]


Top ECB visit made to Cornwall

18th January 2019 Posted in Board and Cricket Centre and Latest and People by Michael Weeks

Cornwall Cricket has been privileged to receive an official visit, on 17 January 2019,  from Gordon Hollins, a leading executive officer at the ECB, together with Derek Brewer, an advisor to the ECB Board. That morning it had been officially announced that Mr Hollins had been appointed to the newly created ECB Board role of […]


Lewis Goldsworthy selected for England Young Lions Squad

10th January 2019 Posted in County and Latest and People by Michael Weeks

  ECB Website The Young Lions have selected their squad of 15 for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh. Jon Lewis’ team will compete in all formats across the tour, with one T20, three ODIs and two Test matches. Jack Haynes (foot), Nick Kimber (back) and Ethan Brookes (groin) were unavailable for selection. Somerset’s Tom Lammonby has been […]


RIP Former County Club President Julian Williams CBE

9th January 2019 Posted in County and Latest and People by Michael Weeks

A former long-serving president of Cornwall County Cricket Club, Francis Julian  Williams CBE (Caerhays), passed away on 5th January 2019, aged 91 years. Julian Williams was a great servant of the County Club having taken on the role of President in 1967 following the passing of the Rt Hon Viscount Clifden KCVO in July 1966. […]


Peter Batchelor Funeral Arrangements

4th December 2018 Posted in Latest and People by Michael Weeks

The funeral will be held on Wednesday 12 December at 11.30am at Perranzabuloe Parish Church followed by a wake at the Tywarnhayle Inn, Perranporth.   It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Peter Batchelor, aged 70, following recent illness. Peter was the President of Perranporth Cricket Club, sharing a similar post with the […]


Lewis Goldsworthy hits 178

15th August 2018 Posted in People by Michael Weeks

By Richard Walsh (Somerset CCC)   Scorecard A big hundred from Cornishman Lewis Goldsworthy has put Somerset into a strong position in their ECB Under 17  three day County Championship semi-final match against Surrey at North Perrott.   With one more day remaining the visitors still need 183 runs for victory with seven second innings […]


Derek Clements Funeral Date

4th August 2018 Posted in League and People by Michael Weeks

Derek Clements RIP The date for Derek Clements funeral is the Friday the 17th of August at St Mary, Magdalene Church, Launceston, at mid-day.    It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of our sad loss at South Petherwin Cricket Club of club Chairman Mr Derek Clements (aged 72) Derek passed […]


What it all about Alfie?

1st August 2018 Posted in League and People by Michael Weeks

Alfie Macdonald played for Camborne at Grampound Road on Saturday 28 July 2018. He was 12 years 348 days old, does this make him the youngest player to play in the Premier League. His figures were 5.2 overs 2 wkts 16 runs.   Scorecard   Alfie takes 12 Wickets in 2 games in 2017   Photo: […]

Dave Leek RIP

Dave Leek RIP

10th May 2018 Posted in People by Michael Weeks

Dave Leek passed away suddenly on 24th April aged 70. He was the Hon Results Secretary for the West Penwith Evening League  from 2011 to present The funeral arrangements are as follows. It will be at Camborne Crematorium tomorrow Friday 11 May  at 2:30pm   LEEK DAVE On Tuesday 24th April 2018, peacefully at Treliske Hospital, […]


Mark Mitchell stands down as Cricket Centre Manager

25th April 2018 Posted in Board and People by Joe Skinner

After seven years of service as Cricket Centre Manager for Cornwall Cricket Board, Mark Mitchell (Mitch) has decided to stand down as Centre Manager.  This will come into effect from the 1st May 2018. Cornwall Cricket Board and Executive would like to thank Mitch for his time as Manager of the Centre, but also the […]