Club Calendar

Includes all mens, ladies and colts fixtures as well as key club dates and events.

Club News

Keep up with the latest match reports and everything else happening at Castle Park.


Meet the people who keep the club running.

Who We Are

Founded in 1862 we have 2 Saturday mens teams playing in the Shepherd Neame Essex League and an occasional Saturday 3rd XI team playing friendlies. On Sunday’s we have one men’s team playing in the North Essex Cricket League. We also have a successful Women's team playing in the Beaumont Seymour North East Essex Womens Cricket League on Friday nights and the Southern Womens Cricket League on Sunday afternoons. For younger players we run U12, U16 and U19 boys teams playing in the Essex Cricket Board competitions and U11,U12,U13,U14,U15 boys teams playing in the North Essex District Board Junior Cricket League. For the girls we run an U11 team in the local competitions and other age group teams in county and national competitions.

Our Team

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Albert Jacobs
Albert Jacobs
Founder & CEO

Happy Customers

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We run winter nets for all senior cricketers and new members at Holmwood House School Indoor Cricket Centre from 8-10pm from Thurs 7th Feb through to Thurs 4th April. If you are looking to join the club’s other sections please contact the below depending on your age and gender:- Women (junior and senior) – Natalie Samaranayake – U16 boys – Colin Perkins –

Latest news

  • Pre Season Update

    Please find below the Colchester and East Essex Pre-season March 2018 newsletter which hopefully contains some useful information for the forthcoming season and as always contains a few requests for help. Please do take them time to read this as it has taken me a fair while to try and summarise all relevant information into […]

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    New players welcome

    The club is always looking for new players so if you are interested in joining please email one of the below depending on your age and gender. We are looking for new members in all sections of the club:- Senior men (16 years and over) – Iain McQueen – Senior women (16 years and over) […]

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  • Winter indoor net schedule

    Winter indoor net schedules have been confirmed for the 2018 season.   Senior mens and womens players along with U14/U15/U16 boys will start training on Thursday 8th February at Holmwood House School from 8-10pm and will last for 8 weeks.   Junior hard ball players U13 and younger will start training on Sunday 4th February […]

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    Pitchcare Interview with Jez

      The Colchester and East Essex cricket ground is situated in the picturesque Castle Park, by far and away, the most attractive of the out-grounds used by Essex County Cricket Club. Lying to the north of the High Street, and below the level of the town and castle itself, the nine hectare park is bordered […]

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  • Bulletin

    Guys, Few things to be aware of. Juniors/All Stars – Still well attended and good support from the seniors. This week it is the turn of Raj Andranaj, Ollie Lovejoy and Julian Russell. Big thanks to Jack and Henry Hebron and Billy Ince for last week. Training – this has been poorly attended on Thursday for all […]

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    Cricket Bulletin

    Saturday 1st XI 231-8 drew with Southend 214-4. Lovejoy 114 Crace 53 Hebron H 2-24 2nd XI 244 drew with Loughton 204-9. Berry 53 Dale 57 Kennedy 4-33 Stephens 3-49 3rd XI 146-3 beat Ilford 142 by 7 wickets. Everett 3-24 Gilhooly 55 Everett 39   Sunday   1st XI 140 lost to Wanstead 141-2 by 8 wickets […]

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  • Match Reports & Bulletin

    Match Reports In stark contrast to last weekend – when at the time of conceding we had only four names on the team sheet – the 3rd’s provided the only success in a disappointing day of league cricket for the club. Jake Foley’s 1st XI would have been hopeful of getting a result at Hornchurch […]

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    Cricket Bulletin

    Ladies and Gents, There are a number of things I’d like to inform you/remind you of for the coming weeks. Performance  Very good start to the season for the 1’s and 2’s. Big well done to Jake Foley buy followers on instagram and Jack Hebron (and the rest of the 1’s) who have done a […]

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