Herald - Issue 368

v THE HERALD - PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY v Page 72 • The HERALD • 14th February 2019 SPORT IN THE HERALD COUNTY CRICKET CHAMPIONS Hythe & Dibden Cricket Club took top honours at the Hampshire League Cricket Awards after being presented with the County 1 title for the first time since 1976. The evening, held at the Novotel, with over 200 guests in attendance was made more special as the Second XI picked up the County 4 West Title. The First XI under the excellent Captaincy of former Hythe Colt Tom Richards won the League by the smallest of margins ~ beating Parley by 1 point. Tom Gates (683 runs), Matt Young (433 runs), Hakim Peruzi (429 runs) & Andrew Wakely (424 runs) were acknowledged for their First team runs whilst Andrew Wakely (30 wkts) & Wayne Royan (20 wkts) were praised for their bowling. Matt Howe was superb behind the stumps. fantastic season for Hythe meant to him. Since the awards Hythe have also been accepted into the Southern Premier Cricket League for 2019 = a huge achievement considering they still play their cricket in the setting of the Ewart Recreation Ground. Hythe were constantly being told by other clubs that the Southern League wouldn’t accept clubs that played their cricket in a park = but with the hard work of club members looking after their square and the excellent work done by Hythe & Dibden Parish Council Supervisor Leigh Morgan and his staff on the outfield, their accreditation was accepted and Hythe can enjoy top grade cricket for the first time since 1988. The club has come a long way since those days when after leaving the Southern League Hythe slipped down the Hampshire Pyramid with 5 relegations in 5 years. More recently though Hythe have celebrated 4 promotions in 5 years with many of the First & Second team players coming up though the Colts system and whilst the Hampshire League continues to lose teams (that fold) at an alarming rate, the Jones Lane Club can still put out 4 league sides every Saturday and with a Sunday side and 4 Colts sides and a Ladies W10 team the futures still healthy. So 2019 is going to be a massive challenge for the club. First Team Awards Second Team Awards Bramshott HIll Ladies The ladies of Bramshott Hill are enjoying the respite from rain, every week there is a good turnout on both the 18 hole course and the short course. The course, although a little wet in places is playing well and the ladies are returning some very respectable scores. All the ladies enjoyed the Christmas Scramble and the lunch afterwards. 13th December 2018 Christmas Scramble Winners: Sue Hallett, Lynn Dunkason (Lady Captain), Janet Given, Krystyna Cotterell and Julie Weatherdon 20th December Scramble Division 1: 1st Sue Lewis , 2nd Julie Weatherdon , 3rd Lesley Mortimer ; Division 2: 1st Sue Hallett , 2nd Miriam Eve , 3rd Jane Ramage . 3rd January Stableford Division 1: 1st Julie Weatherdon , 2nd Hilary Hanmore , 3rd Caroline Caswell ; Division 2: 1st Jane Physic , 2nd Pam Colmer , 3rd Cathy Davis . Short Course Results Sandra Aldridge, Dawn Gurman, Jos Pearce . Winners Left to Right Sue Hallett, Lynn Dunkason (Lady Captain), Janet Given, Krystyna Cotterell and Julie Weatherdon Bramshott Hill Golf Club Seniors began their 2019 golf programme on Monday 7th January at Dibden Golf Course. 40 Senior members took part in a Stableford competition. The members were divided into two divisions according to handicaps. Division One: 1st Kevin Rothwell , 2nd Ian Blandford and 3rd John Brooks . Division Two: 1st Alan Rogers , 2nd Michael Webb and 3rd Brian Cox . The Seniors new captain Chris Bennett ran a “Two’s” competition at the same time. Two members, Pete Summers and Derek Christian , managed to achieve this and shared the prize. Competitions will be run every Monday morning for the rest of the year excluding bank holidays. Starting in March there will also be inter club matches which take place virtually every week through to October. A busy year of golf lies ahead. On Monday 14th January 38 Senior players set off for a game of Stableford Golf. Some very good scores were achieved. Divison One: 1st Trelford Douglas, 2nd Rob Hallett and 3rd Peter Paine . Divsion Two: 1st Gerry Reeves, 2nd Jeff Andrews and 3rd was Phil Clifford . Alongside the main competition was a “two’s” competition Four players achieved this: Chris Bennett (seniors captain), Kevin White, Henry Porter and Alan Rogers . On Monday 21st January the weather had turned decidedly colder. 36 Senior golfers, dressed like arctic explorers, ventured out to play 18 holes of Stableford golf. Division One: 1st Stuart Bulbrook, 2nd Brian Lewis and 3rd Mike Newland . Division Two: 1st Alan Rogers, 2nd Richard Short and 3rd Henry Porter . Alongside the main competition was a “two’s” competition three players achieved this; Paul Wastell, Gerry Reeves and Stuart Bulbrook . Monday 28th January was a crisp bright beautiful winters morning. 35 Senior golfers set off to enjoy 18 holes of Stableford golf. Division Two: 1st Ron Gooding, 2nd Chris Bennett (seniors captain) and 3rd Henry Porter . Division Two: 1st Ed Moseley, 2nd Mike Webb, and 3rd Keith Cartwright . Alongside the main competition was a “two’s” competition three players that achieved this namely; John Annetts, Brian Lewis and Kevin Rothwell . Congratulations go to all of the prize winners. The Second XI lead superbly by Andy Murkitt won their league slightly more comfortably (a 5 point margin) from Sparsholt IIs. Jamie Meredith (509 runs) topped the Batting with useful contributions from Richie Froggett (456 runs), and Andy Murkitt (363 runs). Chalky White who has played for the club since 1993 ~ topped the bowling with 33 wickets. Gary Dyer (19 wkts) Richie Froggett (18 wkts) & Tom Jones (17 wkts) also contributed. Compere Mike Vimpany also acknowledged Steve Chiverton’s 40 years dedication to the club and what this Hythe & Dibden are holding Junior Coaching Sessions at Noadswood School on a Monday Evenings. 8-11 year olds sessions are from 6pm until 7.25pm whilst 11 plus are from 7.30pm until 8.50pm. For Further details call Naomi Addleton 07542 945029 JUNIOR CRICKET Bramshott Hill Seniors Results Marchwood Rangers YFC are recruiting at all age groups, players of all abilities, Under 5’s (reception year) up to Under 14’s, are welcome, whether they are new to football or looking for a change of team, boys and girls. Training takes place every Thursday with their F.A. certified coaches, contact David Pressey by calling 07919 378548 or email: david.pressey5@googlemail.com if you are interested. Totton Diamonds Youth FC are looking for players for U9’s up to U14’s. Urgently U12’s needed. Open to boys and girls (new girls section). The Club train on Mondays and Thursdays 4.45pm to 6.45pm at Calmore Junior School. For all the details please contact our head coach Chris on 07818 551627 or email infodnss@yahoo.co.uk Players Wanted for New Team Players Wanted Members of Waterside WI next meet on Tuesday 12th March for a talk about Wessex Cancer Trust by Charlotte Von Sicard Waterside WI meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Hythe & Dibden Parish Hall, West Street, Hythe at 7.30pm. Visitors and new members are always most welcome. For further details on Waterside WI call 07743 174669. Wessex Cancer Trust KIEL CANAL Southampton Branch World Ship Society, meet at St James Methodist Church, St James Shirley, 7.30-9.30pm on the second Tuesday of the month. On Tuesday 12th March with a talk by Mike Bevan entitled ‘Kiel Canal - 2011’. Anyone with a shipping interest is welcome to attend. More details 023 8049 0290. Waterside Ladies Probus meet every second Wednesday in the month at Dibden Golf Club at approximately 10am, have coffee, biscuits and a chat, then have a speaker giving a talk for approximately 50 minutes. This is followed by a two-course lunch and meetings close around 1.45pm. The date for their next meeting is on Wednesday 13th March when Shirley Critchley will give a talk entitled ‘A Saga of Sunken Secrets’. They are a friendly social group with the aim of giving support and entertainment to their members. They have various types of additional outings during the year. For more information, please phone either Maureen on 023 8084 1705 or Brenda on 023 8084 0556. A Saga of Sunken Secrets On Saturday 16th March Romsey and Wellow Friends of Cancer Research UK are holding a Fund Raising Day For Cancer Research UK in The Crosfield Hall, Romsey. They are holding a Table Top Sale from 10am until 12.30pm To rent a table for £8 call 01794 516392. In the evening they are hosting a Fashion Show by M&Co at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 each (includes a welcome drink). Please purchase ticket from M&Co in Romsey or ring 01794 518313. Fundraising Day

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