Rob has been in the junior set-up for years and has been an important member of the squad managed by Duncan Greenslade and coached by Simon Carding that began as U11s and are now U19s. As an opening batsman and, sometimes, an opening bowler Rob has played a key part in 4 South Norfolk League Championships, 2 Zip League titles and 3 County finals. Rob has always taken wickets but he really developed as a batsman in the U13s and, having scored 199 runs for the in 2011, he scored 279 (average 34.8) as well as taking 23 wickets in 2012 to be voted U13s Player of the Year. He also made his senior debut against Rocklands in the final league match of that season. He followed that success with 266 runs for the U15s in 2013 and made a smooth transition to regular senior cricket, finding himself in Liam Hughes’ B Team early in the summer…and staying there. 11 innings brought a respectable 115 runs and a top score of 36 and he also bowled 82 overs taking 10 wickets. It was difficult in a side that sometimes struggled and Rob really stepped up to the plate before being allowed a gentler run-out in the Cs at the end of the season. However, that season in the B’s somehow seems to have dampened some of Rob’s enthusiasm for cricket and, coupled with his exam studies at Wymondham High School, he’s only played 3 times for the seniors in the last 2 seasons. A cheery chap who hardly ever missed a training session or a match as a junior, Rob is a very talented cricketer and we hope to see him back in action for Melton in 2017. To date he has played 96 matches, scoring 1204 runs at an average of 22 and taking 63 wickets.
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clarkey1711(13 / 12 / 2018)Website updates – see latest post!
salad(29 / 11 / 2018)Accounts surplus from 2018 actually closer to £3,900.
clarkey1711(27 / 11 / 2018)Sizing Guide available for the new kit is now a hyperlink on the Club Shop
clarkey1711(17 / 08 / 2018)Club night out on Saturday! Please see both updates about this and club kit in the latest news!
shafty(15 / 08 / 2018)A XI to play Swardeston/CEYMS at Hilltops on Sat 18th: Woods†*
SteveP(12 / 08 / 2018)The Andy Seeley Final between our U15s & Swardeston is at Melton Park this Thursday (16th) at 10.30 a.m. Supporters welcome
SteveP(03 / 08 / 2018)Tomorrow’s A Team match away at Mattishall is off as Mattishall A are unable to raise a side.
CliveG(27 / 07 / 2018)Congratulations to the U15s on a hard fought 1 run victory in the semi final at Norwich CC this evening.
They are now through to the County final at Melton Park!