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  • A Pillar of the Local Community

    Rainham Cricket Club has been an established part of the Rainham community since 1896. The club prides itself on its social agenda as well as its competitive cricketing history.
    The club has invested massively in its Youth sections and developed strong and sustainable links with local schools and community groups.

  • A Club on the Up and Up

    Our hard work off the pitch is paying dividends on it. The First XI has been promoted in four of the last five seasons, while the Second XI have achieved an unprecedented five consecutive promotions. The Third XI has achieved back-to-back promotions and a Fourth XI is considering entry into the T-Rippon in the next year or two.
    With an insatiable feel-good factor on and off the pitch, the sky is really the limit...

  • Inspiring the Next Generation

    The club have recently acquired the prestigious Clubmark accreditation which ensures on- and off-field practices are of the highest standard as well as ensuring the club facilities and coaching create a safe and enjoyable environment for younger players.

  • Family Spirit Embodied Through Cricket

    With excellent playing and social opportunities for the whole family, perhaps the most important quality of Rainham Cricket Club is its spirit and warm, friendly atmosphere.
    The club is acknowledged by most others and members past and present as a unique place to be and you will find that once you join our club you have real friends for life.
    Come and see for yourself!

  • An Opportunity for Corporate Relationships

    Cricket continues on a national level to invest heavily in grass roots development and Rainham Cricket Club provides an excellent platform for local companies and national organisations alike to maximise their potential media coverage and PR exposure.
    Many organisations have already benefited from such an equitable relationship, showing excellent returns on their investment.

Recent News

Tesco Bags of Help Scheme – Rainham CCRenovation of Bowlers Run Up to Outdoor Nets

Posted Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:40 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

Our project has been shortlisted for a public vote in Tesco’s #BagsofHelp initiative! Vote for us to win the top prize in store!

Vote in Tesco stores 1 to 31 December to help us secure a Tesco #BagsofHelp grant

Tesco Logo

Indoor League/New Kit/Youth Section Meeting/Christmas Bash/Six a Side and Table Tennis Tournament

Posted Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:50 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

Indoor Winter League

The Havering Indoor league is now defunct so the committee having been working on ensuring we still play competitive indoor cricket during the winter.

In the New year, it is likely we will be invited to play in the South Essex Indoor Cricket League, which will be played at the Gateway Academy, near Grays, on a Monday night. We will also be looking to  get a youth team playing in the South Essex indoor league.

Also in the New year, to supplement this, Jono will be organising on a monthly basis at Campion School Sports Hall a 3 team inter club 6 a side round robin series of matches. This will ensure everyone that wishes to play indoor cricket can do so.

New Playing Kit

New kit will be available to order in the next few months, so playing shirts, T20 shirts, tracksuit tops, tracksuit bottoms and shorts will be available to buy. Anyone that has fully paid their annual subs from 2016 will receive a discount on their order, courtesy of the sponsorship money from Rainham Village Kebab.

Please contact Jas Hothi on 07794-949771 before the year ends to get your order in.

Youth Section Meeting

This meeting took place at the clubhouse on 9th November and its welcome to Joe Attfield as the new under 15s manager (assisted by Charlie and Abdal), Darren Wallace who will be going on a coach support worker course and Kelly Wallace who will be attending a Club Welfare Officer course. Sharon Adkins will be standing down from the Welfare Officer role and we all wish to thank her for the countless number of hours of voluntary service that Sharon has put into Rainham Cricket Club.

Jay and Warren will lead the under 13s this year and Peter and Paul Newman will be taking charge of the under 11s.

Full notes from the meeting attached.

Youth Section Meeting Minutes 09.11.16

Christmas Bash – Saturday 17th December

Don’t forget, bring along family and friends to the Christmas bash down the clubhouse from 7pm until late. If anyone has any Christmas decorations they no longer require, then please contact Paul Newman on 07841-039238.

Sunday 30th April 2017 – Six a Side and Table Tennis Competition

The traditional first of our social days for 2017 will be a new format for the inter club 6 a side tournament. This season we have invited Goresbrook, Orsett and Belhus to take part in a 6 a side 4 team tournament. Also, we will be inviting the same clubs to participate in an under 11s kwik cricket tournament.

The table tennis tournament will also continue as in previous years.

It is vital that we have enough volunteers on the day to do duties such as umpiring, scoring, BBQ, the bar, teas and generally organise.

Winter Nets – Campion School Sports Hall Thursday 17th November 2016

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:00 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

Winter nets start on Thursday 17th November at Campion School Sports Hall, the cost wil be £3 per session to pay for the hire of the hall.

Youth Section (Under 11s to under 16s) starts from 7pm to 8pm

Seniors start from 8pm to 9pm

This will be every Thursday right right through to Thursday 30th March 2017, except for a short break from 8th December and then we start up again on Thursday 29th December.

We’ll try and mix things up a bit this year for a bit of variety.

We had a good season last year, so let’s now build on it and put in the work to make next season even better.

 

Rainham CC Christmas Party – Saturday 17th December 2016

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2016 19:25 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

We will be holding a Christmas party down the club on Saturday 17th December from 7pm till late.

Biren will be on the decks and our new social secretary, Paul Newman, will be organising a raffle.

If anyone has any Christmas decorations they no longer require, could they please contact Paul on  07841-039238 and they will be used down the club.

Please feel free to bring along family and friends as it promises to be a good night.

Rainham CC - Christmas Bash-17.12.16

Aviva Funding – Repairs to Bowlers Run up to Outdoor Nets

Posted Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:25 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

I have applied for funding to Aviva for £10,000 so the bowlers run ups can be replaced to the outdoor net facility with artificial strips. In order to try to obtain funding we have to obtain as many votes as we can from today until Mid November.

You can cast up to 10 votes each just by clicking on the link below, then registrering, then search under ‘Rainham’ (make sure you choose our Rainhm Essex project for the bowlers run up and not the Rainham Kent project) and then cast your 10 votes.

https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/16-3124

Please use social media and tell family and friends so we can obtain as many votes as possible, as the most votes will receive the funding.

 

 

Rainham CC – Annual General Meeting – Friday 28th October 2016

Posted Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:48 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

This year’s AGM will be held on Friday 28th October at the clubhouse from 7.30pm.

 As always this is the date where we elect all officers for the 2017 season. We also vote on any proposed changes to the club’s Constitution. Details of proposed changes will be sent out in due course. Every member is free to propose constitution changes.

If you wish to nominate somebody to stand for any role then please let me know at least 10 days before the day of the AGM – i.e. next Tuesday 18th October. Alternatively, if you wish to stand for any role, please let me know by the same date as there will usually be somebody willing to propose you.

 The roles that we will vote on are (with incumbents):

Management Committee

Chairman             Nick Thwaites

Treasurer             Graham Burr

Secretary             Jon O’Neill

Director of Cricket           Pete Reynolds

Non-Cricket Director       Keith Light

Club Officers

Club Welfare Officer       Sharon Adkins

Club Development Manager        (unoccupied)

Sub-Committee Leaders

Fixtures Committee Leader          (unoccupied)

Social Committee Leader              Biren Patel

Bar Committee Leader   Mickey Clifford

Grounds/Pitch Manager Alex Sullivan

Media/Website Manager             Jas Hothi

Captains

1st XI & Club       Jas Hothi

2nd XI   Harry Light

3rd XI    Nick Thwaites

Sat 4th/Sun 2nd XI          Warren Courtney

Sun 1st XI            Nikhil Patel

All job descriptions can be found on the club website under About Us –> Documents.

Please note that you will not be able to stand on the night of the AGM if somebody else is nominated for the role beforehand. I will send out the formal agenda nearer the time.

Hope to see you there!

Jon O’Neill

Rainham CC – Secretary

Dinner and Dance – Berwick Manor – 12th November 2016

Posted Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:43 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

The annual club dinner and dance will again take place at Berwick Manor. The cost will be £40 for a 3 course meal and after dinner entertainment. There will be at least 3 choices for each course, as per link Dinner & Dance RCC Menu 2016. There is a non-dining option for £10.

Please contact Biren Patel on 07947-755973 if you wish to go. There are approx. 60 dining places available so please be quick to contact Biren. All money should ideally be fully paid by mid October.

The format will be something like as follows: Sit down at 7pm, Presentations 8pm, DJ from 8.30pm, ends at midnight

Dinner and dance Poster 12.11.16

 

Club End of Season Tidy Day – Saturday 1st October

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:14 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

Our end of season tidy up day will take place on Saturday 1st October from 9am.

Tasks that will be required are a general tidy up of the club house, tidy up the outdoor nets, remove slats from sight screens, a clear out of the loft, tidy of equipment room, put together 2 x hose trollies and one or two other tasks.

Let’s make sure we get a good turn out so we can leave things as they should be ready for another successful season.

Essex Sunday League Promotion Play-Off Final

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:34 by Jono. Permalink

After a great win last week Sunday against Hadleigh & Thundersley, Rainham are into the final to face STMCC for promotion to the Premier Division of the Essex Sunday League!

The game is at 12pm this coming Sunday at Billericay CC. We are taking plenty of support along so come and join in as Nikhil’s boys go for the promotion!!

Peri chicken for the finalists

Rainham CC Sunday XI v Hadleigh and Thundersley 11th September

Posted Wed, 07 Sep 2016 05:53 by peter.j.reynolds. Permalink

Come and support Nikhil’s super Sunday XI as they have a play off match at Hadleigh and Thundersley with the winners gaining entry into the Sunday Essex League finals day to be held at Billericay CC on 18th September.

The match starts at 12.30pm and the venue is Rectory Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet, SS7 2NQ, so come and give Nikhil and the boys your support.

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Recent Results

First XI

Saturday 3rd September 2016
League, Away vs. Springfield CC, Essex 2nd XI

No Result

Jas Hothi - 69
Charlie Puncher - 4 for 21 from 4.0 overs

Second XI

Saturday 6th August 2016
League, Away vs. Ardleigh Green CC Navestock Ardleigh Green 1st XI

Rainham Won by 2 Wickets

Rushy Patel - 58 not out
Rushy Patel - 2 for 29 from 10.0 overs

Third XI

Saturday 13th August 2016
League, Away vs. Ardleigh Green CC Navestock Ardleigh Green 2nd XI

Rainham Lost by 6 Wickets

W Knowden - 47
Ben Little - 2 for 30 from 9.0 overs

Sunday First XI

Sunday 31st July 2016
League, Away vs. Hainault & Clayhall CC Sunday 1st XI

Rainham Lost by 12 Runs

Jon O'Neill - 74
Jon O'Neill - 3 for 24 from 5.2 overs

Under-15s

Sunday 8th May 2016
League, Away vs. Buckhurst Hill CC Under 15a

Rainham Lost by -76 Runs

Raj Hothi - 18
No bowling data.

Under-13s

Sunday 14th August 2016
League, Away vs. Gidea Park & Romford CC Under 13

Rainham Won by 8 Wickets

Raj Hothi - 30 not out
Kyan Lehal - 2 for 4 from 3.0 overs

Under-12s

Sunday 17th July 2016
League, Away vs. Hutton CC Under 12

Rainham Lost by 152 Runs

Kyan Lehal - 37 not out
Alfie Stouchbury - 2 for 25 from 5.0 overs

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