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.


2019 Handbook details ground changes

The following clubs have changes of ground and contact information different from the 2019 HCL handbook Fawley CC, Bramshaw CC, Kerala CC, Parley CC, Havant CC, Colden Common & Otterbourne & Sporting Wessex CC, Bransgore CC 3rd. Details for each club below:...

John Metcalfe

It is sad to report the passing away of a former committee member of HCL, John Metcalfe. Details of his funeral are: The service for John is confirmed for Monday 17th June at 2.45 pm at St. Peter's Church, Goodworth Clatford, Nr Andover and after the service at The...

Results and Ground reports forms

Result forms With two weeks of the season now completed there are still teams not returning the results forms in by the times outlined on the result form. From this week onwards fines will be issued for late submission. Ground reports The Hampshire League require...

Players Wanted

If you’re short of players, please fill out the form below, and your details will be published on this page for players to contact you.

Equipment amnesty

ReVamp Cricket Bat Amnesty Big Bat Cricket are proud to announce the launch of ReVamp Cricket Bat Amnesty. How many of us who play the noble game have in our cupboards and garages old, damaged bats, old pads and gloves gathering dust? How many club houses have a shed...

Kerala CC

The hand book has two grounds listed under Kerala CC, Portsmouth – Rugby Camp and Farlington. The council had allocated both  1st and 2nd teams to Rugby Camp. Both  teams play their home games at Rugby Camp, Norway Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5EP.

Club Withdrawals

Since the fixtures were published the following clubs have withdrawn from the HCL RD1SE: Salthill CC CD4N: Silchester CC W3: Headley CC RD2SW New Milton CC IV team  

Parley CC

An update of the contact for Parley 1st team and ground that Parley 2nd and 3rd teams play on are: The 1st team captain for this Club is now Alex Nippard.     07845 652892. The ground for their RD1SW and RD2SW teams is now: Littledown Sports Centre Chaseside...

Havant CC 2nd team

The handbook details for the home ground of Havant 2nd team are incorrect. The Havant 2nd team play at 2nd XI  Havant Park PO9 1HH

Colden Common & Otterbourne & Sporting Wessex CC

The handbook detail for the home playing ground for  3rd team of Colden Common & Otterbourne& Sporting Wessex CC is wrong in the handbook. The home venue is: University of Southampton Sports Ground Wide Lane Eastleigh SO50 5PE The University Grounds are...