County Seniors

2024 Season - Join us and enjoy some great cricket!

We run three O50s county championship sides, two O60s county championship sides and we are moving towards having an O70s county championship side. We also run an O50s friendly XI for those 45+ plus an end of season 45+ 'Hundred' tournament.

Our County Championship Teams 2024 

Our 50+ 1st XI team represents Cornwall in a national competition which features the very best O50s players across England and Wales including several ex-county pros and internationals. 

Our 50+ 2nd XI team takes part in an equally competitive 2nd XI championship. (formerly known as the Southern Counties or SCC). We can play two 49 year old ‘youngsters’ in any match providing they are 49 on May 1st 2024. 

Our 50+ 3rd XI team - 2024 will be our second season taking part in a new look regional home and away O50s 3rd XI championship

1st and 2nd XI O60s team. Both will play in the National Over 60s championship 

O70s - Plans are in progress to develop an O70s team. If interested please contact Paul Dawkins - details on the contacts page

The friendlies team run by Paul Higgins enjoys a full range of fixtures against a variety of teams with a real mix of dates and formats – including matches that can end in draws! Click here for the Friendlies team page

2024 Championship teams fixtures summary:

Match date O50s 1st O50s 2nd O50s 3rd O60s 1st O60s 2nd
Tues July 16th       Surrey H Gloucs A
Wed July 17th   Wiltshire H       
Tues July 23rd       Herts A  
Wed July 24th     Warwickshire A    
Sun July 28th Last 16        
Tues July 30th       Middlesex H Phase 2
Wed July 31st     Somerset H    
Tues Aug 6th        Beds A Phase 2
Sun Aug 11th Quarters        
Tues Aug 13th       Surrey A Phase 2
Tues Aug 20th       Herts H Phase 2
Sun Aug 25th Semis        
Tues Aug 27th       Middlesex A Phase 2
Tues Sept 3rd       Semi-Finals Semi-Final
Sun Sept 8th Final        
Tues Sept 10th       Finals Finals

To be eligible to play for any of our 5 county championship teams you need to complete the 2024 membership form and pay the 2024 membership fee of £25 : 2024 Membership Form 

Selection Policy Cornwall Seniors.pdf 1

2024 Fees and Expenses - These were agreed at the AGM and are here:

2024 Fees & Expenses .pdf

Cornwall Seniors Terms of Reference: 

Terms of Reference Cornwall Seniors.pdf

Seniors Match and Casual Clothing:

You can buy Seniors match and training kit here - There is no obligation for you to buy team clothing. 

Cornwall O60s v Somerset at Chard May 21st 2024 - Back row: Trevor Lee, Alan Hocking (scorer), Adam Widdison, Bob Fleming, Stuart Nye, Paul Clements, Mike Rodwell, Nigel Harrington (umpire) - Front row: Paul Przybylski-Garry, Anton Luiten, Hugh Rogers, Andy Myers, John Dobson 
Bob Fleming becomes the first player to reach 50 O60s 1st XI for Cornwall at the Somerset match at Chard May 21st 2024 
Trevor Lee becomes the third player to reach 100 1st XI matches for Cornwall O50s/60s at the Somerset match at Chard May 21st 2024

 

Minutes of the Management Team Meeting on Tues Apr 9th:

Cornwall Seniors Minutes 9 Apr 2024.pdf

Below are all the details you need to get involved and here's a link to the 2024 Cornwall Seniors Management Team 

Plus they are separate pages on the menu of this site for each of our teams

Advertising & Sponsorship.

To commemorate the success of our teams in recent seasons and continue to build future growth, we are producing a club Yearbook again and invite you to support the club by advertising in the book.

This will be an A5 colour publication with a print run of 1000 copies. With our growing number of registered players and 67 cricket clubs in Cornwall we know we can distribute these without difficulty and with full page adverts from just £110, this will be an economical way to reach many of the leading senior cricketers across Cornwall.

We have a limited amount of advertising space and the early signs are very promising so please book your ad as soon as possible using the form below. Full details are below along with details of sponsorship opportunities - please contact Bob Fleming - [email protected] - 07582 983171 for further information.

The booking deadline is 15th April and we would need your finished ads by Friday 19th April. If you don’t have any artwork ready our designer can produce this for you – contact Aidan Botha at [email protected].

Yearbook 2024 Advertising Order form.docx Yearbook Ratecard 2024.pdf

Become a Club Vice President.

No longer playing? Then support the Cornwall Senior teams by becoming a Vice-President.

You would get:

·         A personal copy of the Club Yearbook mailed to your home

·         Your name listed in the Yearbook and on the website as a Vice-President

·         Emailed copies of regular club bulletins – teamsheets & results

·         Invitation to a members tea/drinks during a Championship game

·         Invitation to the Annual Presentation Evening

All this for just £20 per year.

Download the membership form below now and return this to Brian Martin - [email protected]

Vice President form.docx

 

 

AGM

This took place on Sunday October 29th at the Victoria Inn at Roche. The minutes are here:

2023 AGM Minutes.pdf 1

Note there is a vacancy for an O50s 2nd XI Team Manager. Interested parties should contact the new Head of O50s Spencer Ham.

We are also keen on having someone head up fundraising including sponsorship. If this is you please contact new Chair Bob Fleming 

End of Season Awards Evening

This took place on Friday October 20th at the Seiners Hotel in Perranporth - details of the winners here:

Award Winners 2023.pdf

End of Season stats for 2023:

Appearances: 

  • Anton Luiten 24
  • Hugh Rogers 15
  • Sid Lawrence 15
  • Trevor Lee 15

Runs: 

  • Anton Luiten 713
  • Hugh Rogers 606
  • Martyn Bevins 450
  • Jim Maunder 345

Wickets: 

  • Mark Southcott 18
  • Johnny Smeaden 18
  • Kevin Horrell 17
  • Hugh Rogers 17 

Bob Fleming is awarded the Geoff Husband Trophy for 2023

The Trophy is awarded each year to someone who makes an outstanding contribution to the Cornwall O50s/60s. In 2023 Bob captained the O60s 1st XI, organised a tour to Corfu, raised money via a Win A Bat competition and publsihed the first ever O50s/0s handbook. Pictured is Bob receiving the Trophy from Pauline Husband at Gunnislake CC where Geoff played most of his cricket at the end of his career. 

Paul Higgins is awarded the Geoff Husband Trophy for 2022

The Trophy is awarded each year to someone who makes an outstanding contribution to the Cornwall O50s/60s. Paul has the tough task of organising the O50s friendlies team and has also helped out the O60s 2nd XI in various roles. Pictured is Paul receiving the Trophy from Pauline Husband at Gunnislake CC where Geoff played most of his cricket at the end of his career. 

 

Geoff Husband Memorial Match: Despite indifferent weather a Gunnislake XI played a Cornwall O50s/60s XI at Callington on Sunday September 26th. During the tea interval Pauline Husband presented the Geoff Husband Memorial Trophy to its first recipient O60s team manager Chris Dennis.