Hill Lose at Findon


1st XI – lost away at Findon by eight wickets, slipping to third in the table in the process. Batting first Hill could only make 130 all out, Zain Patel top scoring with 30 not out. Findon eased home 131-2. Report.

In the final group game of the Henfield T20 Cup Hill were comfortable winners at Steyning, securing a spot in the semi-finals. Batting first Hill scored 164-4, Tom Penfold with 53 and Peter Billinghay 41. Steyning were never in it finishing 111 all out. Hill play Henfield in the semi-final on Wednesday 22 June, 6pm at Henfield Common. Scorecard.

2nd XI – had a weekend to forget losing to bottom placed Rye II. Bowling first Hill did well to bowl out Rye for only 133 as both spinners Dan Yates and Dan Maskell took five wickets each. In reply a steady fall of wickets saw Hill fall to defeat by 26 runs. Report.

3rd XI – won well at home to Dormansland II. Tight bowling and four wickets for Dan Rapson kept Dormansland to just 133-7 and in reply 52 from Ian Parris, 34 from Charlie Punter and 33 from Paul Elphick gave Hill a comfortable eight wicket win. Scorecard.

4th XIlost to Ardingly II on Saturday. Hill scored 113 with Leon Craggs top scoring with 27 and Harvey Towler 19. Tom McCreadie then took 2-19 but quite incredibly Toby Silverman smashed 102 not out in Ardingly’s total of 117-4 to win the game for Ardingly. Scorecard.

Youth cricket

Boys Under 16 – lost to St Mathias on Wednesday. St Mathias were restricted to only 104-5 in 20 overs with Lottie Palmer Brown in particular bowling extremely well taking figures of 1-14 in four overs. Ben McLaren then scored 25 not out but found no support as Hill ended 76-9. Scorecard.         

Boys Under 14 – beat St James by 61 runs on Tuesday. Hill struck 144-9 with numerous contributions down the order and Joe Sandell then took three wickets early to help restrict St James to just 83-9. Report.

Boys Under 14b – lost by 47 runs to St Peters. Batting first St Peters scored a modest 117-5 but bowled well enough to keep Hill to 70-6 in reply. Scorecard.

Girls Under 13 – had a great result beating St James by 33 runs. Hill scored net 270 (85-3) with Amy Butterfill top scoring on 16, Kim Short not far behind with 14. In the second innings figures of 2-0 from Katie Read stood out as Hill bowled brilliantly to keep St James to only net 237 (57-4). Scorecard.

Boys Under 12 – lost to Newick by seven wickets. Runs and shot selection were in short supply on a damp green wicket, but Mark Johnston and Thomas Hide resisting in the tail as Hill scored 59-8. Tidy bowling with good catches from Iziah Alexander Price (2) and Freddie Cobham (1) showing some fight, but it was too little to defend as Newick won three wickets down. Scorecard.

Boys Under 9 – beat Henfield by 35 runs on Sunday morning. Hill batted brilliantly losing only four wickets scoring net 309 in the process and secured their first win of the year bowling well keeping Henfield to net 274. Report.

Off the pitch

Free Sussex tickets – Correction to a previous email, we have at our disposal two tickets that can be used by any of you at any of the Sussex home games in the Royal London Cup and in addition the County Championship too. As long as you are a paid member or the parent of a youth member they are yours to use! Please contact Mike Trowbridge on 07801 644164 if you’d like to use them.

Albion in the Community – Our Groundsman Ian Plummer last week rode on two wheels all the way from Falmer to Brussels in aid of Albion in the Community. 246.3 miles all for a good cause and he made it. So please dig deep and support Ian in recognition of this sublime effort. We always knew he was mad, this only confirms it! Albion in the Community is the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. ‘AITC’ works in the community to improve lives through Football, Education, Health, Inclusion and Disability initiatives. You can read more and donate on Ian’s JustGiving page here

BHCC have signed up to EasyFundraising – This is an easy straightforward way to raise funds for our club at absolutely no cost to any member. When shopping online, by accessing a retailers site through EasyFundraising, the club receive donations. Rye Cricket Club have raised over £6,000 in the last two years through this means. Travel, Holidays, Insurance, Clothes, Furniture and for those with businesses, items such as stationery can be purchased through mainstream retailers such as M&S, Thomas Cook, Next, Amazon, Tesco with the Club receiving commission retrospectively. The price of items to the members remains exactly the same

Club members please visit the link below, sign up for FREE and start collecting donations for the club straight away.


If you have a smart phone or tablet, you can download the FREE easyfundraising app from the App Store or Google Play Store and follow the instructions on how to sign up. You can also download the Donation Reminder on a laptop or PC so you will never forget to collect a FREE donation. In addition as BHCC is a CASC that means that we are able to claim back Gift Aid on these donations so don’t forget to sign up for that as well.

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