Latest News - 17 July 2015
The July Newsletter should now have been received by all members. This contains the booking forms for our Beneficiary event with Richard Pyrah and our Hove and Lord's events.
We were very pleased to support six young Yorkshire players who spent time at a training camp in Spain during March 2015. Thier report is included in the latest newsletter and can also be read by pressing the Newsletter button above.
The Southern Group was formed in 1980. With around 200 members We promote and support Yorkshire County Cricket Club and provide sponsorship for the development of young Yorkshire born cricketers.
During the season we arrange facilities when Yorkshire are playing in the South. This can include a lunch or private viewing facilities. We also play the game, arranging a small number of casual fixtures.
In the winter we hold various events including informal evenings with the players or other key figures from the County Club. There is an Annual Dinner or Lunch held in London each November. Past guest speakers have included Stewart Regan, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Colin Graves, David Byas and Mark Arthur.
Details of this year's events can be found by clicking on the Programme button above.
Southern Group members receive a quarterly newsletter and you can get a "taste" of the content by clicking on the Newsletter button above.
We regularly provide financial sponsorship to assist the development of the club's younger players. This has included funds for inter-personal and media skills training, coaching mats and bats for scholarship players.
In 2005 we sponsored members of Yorkshire's Young Fast Bowling Squad.
In 2006/7 we sponsored Joe Sayers and Jonathan Bairstow on their respective trips to South Africa.
Membership is by annual donation and we are currently asking for a minimum of £10.
Our Group tie is £10 (post and packing free)
Cheques should be made payable to YORKSHIRE CCC SOUTHERN GROUP and sent to PO Box 6024, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2ZS.
If you would like any more information about the Southern Group please email us by using the Contact Us button above.
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