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Real Ale Festival Weekend
Friday 29th September from 6pm until Tuesday 3rd October
Following the success of last year's event, throughout the weekend of Friday 29th September until Monday 2nd October, Burnley Cricket Club is holding its second Real Ale Weekend (featuring a wide collection of ales from popular brewers) starting at 5pm on Friday evening. All welcome
Former Players Reunion & Capped Players Evening
Friday 29th September from 7pm until late
Burnley Cricket Club would like to invite all former players, members and families as well as any other former Lancashire League players keen to catch up with old adversaries to a reunion evening full of reminiscing, memories and jokes about old times. Former Professionals Peter Plummer & Harold Rhodes, as well as many other amateur players have confirmed their attendance. We will also unveil our Capped Players Boards and present personal caps in recognition of significant career contributions made. It promises to be a great evening full of beer and discussions of past cricketing exploits. A buffet will be provided.
President's Day Game
Michael Brown's President's XI vs Burnley Cricket Club 1st XI
Saturday 30th September 1pm start - 35 overs a side
Following the huge success of last year’s match we are very much looking forward to inviting everyone to attend the above fixture. A 17 strong President's XI squad has been assembled to take on Daniel Pickup's men and this squad includes James Anderson, Chris Tremlett and James Foster as well as former Club legends like Jon Harvey. Other players include former First Class players Jonathan Clare, Mark Harvey and Oliver Newby with ex Captains Andrew McLeod and Ben Law dusting off the whites. Former Manchester United professional footballer Chris Casper is also playing and it is hoped Graham "Foxy" Fowler will rekindle his extremely successful Team Manager role from last year's match.
Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy the cricket. Admission free. A coaching masterclass will be put on by James Anderson, Chris Tremlett and James Foster for Burnley Cricket Club Juniors during the interval.
Food and refreshments available and then entertainment to follow the match.
Manager: Graeme "Foxy" Fowler
Umpires: Ken Fergusson & Naeem Ashraf
On Friday 13th October at 7:45pm, Burnley CC is holding a quiz to help in the raising of money for our stairlift fund. The entry fee is £10 per team with no more than five members per team. Everyone is welcome – the more the merrier!
BURNLEY CC MONTHLY DRAW - SEPTEMBER
This month's draw winners- £60 to Trevor Little, £20 to Philip Thompson, £10 to John Brunton. If you are interested in taking part in our monthly draw, £5 a month, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All money raised goes straight back into the Club. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
CAN THEY DO IT? YES, GIRLS CAN!
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THE CRAIG HEATON MEMORIAL TROPHY
Congratulations to Burnley Cricket Club’s Leon Brennan on being awarded the Craig Heaton Memorial Trophy. This is the 26th year this prestigious trophy has been presented and this year’s winner Leon Brennan was selected as the most improved player in all age groups of the Burnley & District Cricket Teams, with the highlights of the season being two fine innings of 54 and 77 assisting the team to reach the quarter finals of the Ainsworth Trophy. Leon moved to Burnley C.C. two years ago and plays for the U15s /17s and 3rd XI.
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM OUR JUNIOR CHAIRMAN
Congratulations to several of our girls who have been selected for Lancashire. Well done to Emily Brunt, Eloise Clegg, Millie Barrow, Phoebe Johnstone and Ella Harrison. We are very proud of your achievements and your hard work and wish you lots of success in the winter months.
NEW KIT SUPPLIERS
Burnley Cricket Club have a new kit supplier Zulu who have signed a 2 year contract to supply all of Burnley's playing kit. Click here to order: http://www.zulu999cricket.co.uk/product-category/burnley/
JAMES ANDERSON, BACK AT THE CLUB WHERE IT ALL STARTED!
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BURNLEY CRICKET CLUB GROUND SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH MYPROTEIN.COM
Burnley Cricket Club is delighted to announce they have signed an agreement with Myprotein.com to become the sponsor of Turf Moor Cricket Ground. The ground will now be known as “The Myprotein Turf Moor”. Myprotein, part of The Hut Group, is Europe’s number 1 online sports nutrition brand, stocking over 400 premium quality products to improve health, physique and performance.
Burnley Cricket Club Chairman Michael Brown commented:
“We are delighted to sign this significant sponsorship agreement with Myprotein.com. We are extremely pleased to be associated with such a well-known brand with high quality products and hope this can be the start of a fruitful partnership for both parties.”
Andy Duckworth, CEO of Myprotein said:
“Burnley Cricket Club is a fantastic amateur cricket club which has a strong history of producing high quality cricketers as well as providing opportunities to youngsters to participate in cricket. We are delighted to be associated with them and look forward to supporting them in continuing this strong tradition.”
Burnley Cricket Club is also delighted to announce 2 other large sponsorship arrangements:
Firstly, Donald Race & Newton, the personal and corporate legal specialists, have signed a 5 year agreement.
Secondly, CarFinance247 the UK’s longest established Car Finance Broker, has agreed a 2 year sponsorship term.
Burnley Cricket Club is delighted to welcome on board all three companies.
Burnley Cricket Club 2015 Sponsorship Packages
The 2015 cricket season is fast approaching and we are looking to partner with local businesses again with various sponsorship opportunities available.
We are looking for Official Partners who we can work with to promote our club and their business.
We can offer packages to suit all needs and budgets.
We can offer the following sponsorship opportunities:-
First XI Match Sponsorship
A match sponsorship package allows a firm or individual,exclusive access for up to 20 people to the sponsor’s area within our clubhouse. Match day facilities include:
Private bar area and own sponsors room and balcony
Free match entry
Fantastic buffet food
Free car parking
Sponsors name features prominently online and in social media prior to the game.
Packages start for as little as £6
This season we are offering multiple match ball sponsorships at £15 per person. The sponsors' names will appear online and in social media before each game.
£200 for a single board for one year, £350 for two years. Advertising boards are visible to hundreds of passing football spectators offering great exposure.
For just £40 you can advertise on our website for a full 52 weeks.
Your company logo is displayed and appears our website throughout the year.
Please contact Michael Brown 07979154365 or Phil Broadhurst 07891361193
BURNLEY CC BADGES
A limited number of Burnley CC badges are now available from the tearoom on match days. Priced at £2, these are exclusive to the Club and cannot be found anywhere else so now is your chance to own a piece of unique Burnley CC memorabilia!
FACEBOOK AND TWITTER
Don’t forget to check out our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/BurnleyCricketClub1892) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/Burnley_CC) pages for all the latest news and goings on.
ROOM FOR HIRE
If you are looking for a function room to hire on match days, when the mighty Clarets take on their Championship rivals, then look no further than Burnley Cricket Club. Available with a fully licensed bar, catering facilities and free of charge, Burnley Cricket Club is the venue for you for an ideal pre-match get together. If you are interested in hiring the room, or require further details, please contact us at: 01282 422089 or 07743706021 or email us at: email@example.com
MATCH DAY SPONSORS
The Club is always on the look out for match day and ball sponsors. Guaranteed a great day of fun, food and fantastic cricket, what better way to spend your weekend? If you are interested, please contact us.
BURNLEY CRICKET CLUB WANTS YOU!
Burnley Cricket Club is always on the look out for new Committee members. This is an exciting time for the Club so come along and join us! Any help and support will be warmly welcomed and greatly appreciated. Interested? Please contact us on 01282 422089, e mail firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to one of our Committee members.