Entries by Shelley Eaton

Strong Sussex = Strong Highgate?

“In Sussex, if it’s not the devil that makes an appearance, then it’s likely to be a dragon.” – Michael O’Leary Initially a Sussex theme was settled on here to try and challenge/justify my own suppositions regarding its place status, specifically the way Sussex is perceived outside of its native population. I would propose that […]

5s v Ealing Trailfinders 3s at Old Cam

I returned home from a week of uninterrupted glorious sunshine in the Yorkshire Dales to see that despite specific instructions to the contrary I’d been picked to skipper the 5s for this match. It wasn’t that long ago that HCC was struggling consistently to put out 5 teams in the MCCL – we now regularly […]

Highgate CC clubhouse and grounds are closed

We are disappointed to announce that as of Wednesday 6th January Highgate Cricket Club will be closed until lockdown restrictions are lifted. We must adhere to Government and ECB Guidelines during this period. All gates will be locked and Shepherd’s Cot have closed their gates to motorised access (pedestrian and cycle access remain), with all […]

The latest update from the ECB

National Progammes Update - 01/05/ 20 The safety and wellbeing of all people involved in cricket is our absolute priority and so whilst we continue to work through solutions, All Stars and Dynamos Cricket remain suspended for the time being in line with government guidance.  We will do everything we can to run programmes later […]

Defeat Covid 19 boredom....with Cricket Drills and Games

Junior Cricket Activities at Home After an extremely successful Winter Season, all you’d want to do at this point of the year is play outside at the Field of Dreams!  Indeed, training would have been starting next Sunday if we hadn’t been amidst this crisis. Sadly, it doesn’t look like we’ll be training together for […]

3s slip up against Old Enemy ~ Match Report by ZP

Scorecard The 3s first home game of the season saw us making the trip to the quaintly named village of Botany Bay just outside Enfield and a slightly longer commute than in previous seasons when our home games had been played at Edmonton. I can safely say that the new facility is a massive improvement […]

Highate 1st team V Enfield ~ Match Report by David Templeman

On the1st day off the season, Highgate 1st launched the season away v Enfield.  An unpromising start to the match with rain at 12:30 mean play had to wait until just before 2.00. The game was reduced to 41 overs a side but rain continued to interrupted play. Highgate won the toss and put Enfield […]