Founded in 1887 and celebrating its 130 anniversay this year, Rowledge CC is one of the leading clubs in the Surrey/Hants border area. It is committed to achieving the highest levels of performance; maximising participation at all levels and ages; and playing an active role in and across the local community including local primary and secondary schools.
Approaching 700 including over 280 families
Several spanning three/four generations
Majority within Rowledge boundaries
Over 1000 volunteer ‘sessions’ support Friday Night Junior Coaching
Reached National Village Cup Final at Lords (1985) and semi-final on three occasions since – last being 2010 (15 August vs. Shipton-under-Wychwood)
Achieved highest level winning Southern Premier 2 (Season 2009) following two seasons as runners-up (2007-08)
Ladies promoted to National South 1 (2009) and 4th XI to I’Anson 3 (2009)
Laid foundations of subsequent growth/success with seven successive wins in I’Anson League locally (1970s/1980s).
At least 12 teams take to the field every Season … including five senior, two ladies/girls and five youth/junior (U9-U17)
Over 250 matches at all levels
Club actively engaged with all surrounding local primary/secondary schools to promote cricket.
Home at ‘The Rec’ (Rowledge)
Focus for both club and village
Key social venue include, social evenings, Summer Jazz and music nights attracting local villagers and dinner dances.
New drainage and wickets in place to provide a improved quality of cricket and usage for the Recreational ground.
Supported by a second ground in neighbouring village of Binstead
A privilege and a pleasure to be part of something fundamental to the community
‘Putting something back’ (social/volunteer view) AND delivering ‘what they want’ (business view) equals the foundation for a vibrant community...
Building a social enterprise impacting village as a whole – logical future extensions in terms of both communications hub and business growth.