The Halifax Cricket League recently got involved with Halifax SOS; a local fundraising initiative aimed at supporting grassroots sport in the region. Coronavirus has brought so much to a juddering halt and this was an example of community activism at its best. Snowflake Media, who put the ticketed online event together, decided to split […]
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Halifax Cricket League articles and interviews of clubs, players, umpires and officials.
Since 2011, Cricketyorkshire.com has been promoting all forms of Yorkshire cricket from interviews with Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and Adil Rashid to hundreds of club visits and talking with those that so impressively power the grassroots game. That’s over a million words, thousands of photos and yes, a few cricket teas along the way. Going […]
The Spencer Wilson Halifax Cricket League annual dinner and awards presentation evening ended up being quite the knees-up. A chance to meet some of the clubs I’ve visited over the last decade and celebrate individual and team achievements, this was billed as home of hill top and valley bottom assembling en masse. On an evening […]
As I write this, the November rain is peppering the windows of the Cricket Yorkshire office. A journey into town for supplies had meant I returned home resembling a deep-sea diver who’d just returned to the surface. It’s a funny time of year. There’s a smattering of indoor cricket leagues starting up and pockets of […]
This article has been updated as of 20 November 2019 Those of you who are regular readers of Cricket Yorkshire will know that I flag up the quality of the cricket teas around the county during my adventures. Purely for academic purposes and nothing whatsoever to do with a voracious sweet tooth, I’ve built an […]
Cricket clubs, in Yorkshire and further afield, face many a challenge on any given day. Volunteers might sit on a mower for hours, spend their spare time baking cakes for teas or wading through a grant application. While the number of helpers, the amount of time things take and the perpetual balancing act between work […]