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History

Following the formation of the Southern League (SL) in 1969, a general inquiry in 1970 initiated by Noel Fisher showed a widespread interest among clubs tired of the surfeit of draws in ‘friendly’ cricket and looking for a competitive edge with rewards, in the form of promotion, for success.

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Vic Loveless

It is with deep regret we have to announce the passing away on Thursday 12th July, of one of the HCL league' Vice Presidents, Vic Loveless

CURRENT GROUND CONDITIONS

Ground Reports are showing that a number of pitches and outfields, particularly in the Regional Divisions, are suffering from the current extreme weather conditions, at least one match having been abandoned when both teams agreed that it was dangerous. A frequent...

England Football 7th July

You will be aware that, should England make it that far, they will be playing in the World Cup Quarter Final on Saturday 7thJuly at 3pm. This is obviously in the middle of league cricket matches. As wonderful as it would be to think that this will have no effect on...

Security

It seems that cricket pavilions have been targeted during the matches. So make sure that the pavilion is secure during the game, if not make sure that valuables are stored safely.

GDPR

As you are aware on Friday 25th May a new data protection regulation comes into force. Due to this new regulation, we've updated our Privacy Policy Clubs must ensure that they comply with the new law and can find more information on the ECB website We have also...

2018 Obituaries

JOHN TWENTYMAN (1943 - 2018) Lymington Cricket Club John was not only a keen supporter of the senior sides and a regular spectator on a Saturday, he was also a valued helper on a Monday evening at colts training. John died on the West Indian island of...

Free covers to a good home

New Milton CC have recently installed brand new covers for our top pitch and have moved our older ones to the bottom pitch. This now leaves us with a spare set that came from Hampshire CCC’s Dean Park Ground. 3 off Covers Measuring  22ft x 12ft (Pipes Included)...

2018 Withdrawals & Penalties

Withdrawals The following teams have withdrawn from the league since the fixtures have been published: CD3N: Dinton 1st XI RD2SW: East Christchurch 1st XI RD3SE: Denmead 2nd XI CD4S: Servicemaster RD3NW: Laverstock & Ford 2nd XI These divisions will...