• Stonham Barns Podcast
    2021 Season News

    Stonham Barns podcast on ESCC

    Club sponsor, Stonham Barns Park, recently interviewed Stephen Lewis about what it is like to play village cricket in the local area. The full podcast description and recording can be found on the Stonham Barns Park Podcast website. Stonham is very grateful for the extra support its club sponsors provide and would like to pay special thanks to Stonham Barns Park for this rare and fun opportunity to talk about grassroots cricket!

  • Scott Hornsby
    2021 Season News

    Hornsby hundred

    Last weekend, Scott Hornsby opened the batting against St Margaret’s CC to help Stonham chase a total of 165. Hornsby was accompanied by Stephen Lewis and ended up on a round and unbeaten figure of 100 not out. With the ball, Charlie Tunstall and Lewis took four wickets each. Ollie Foster and Hornsby took the remaining two wickets; one a piece. The full scorecard is available on the Play Cricket website.  

  • Tuddenham v ESCC Scorecard
    2021 Season News

    Macrow and Ryder star at Tuddenham

    Stonham’s Sunday side recently travelled to Tuddenham, where they managed to beat the home side with six balls to spare and six wickets remaining. Kirsty Macrow starred with the ball, taking 4 wickets. Ant Stowe also chipped in with 3 wickets. Steve Ryder, who was supported by Stephen Lewis (54 runs), scored an unbeaten 80 runs to help Stonham cruise over the line to victory. Today, Stonham take on Bardwell at home. Last time the two sides faced each other, Stonham took the advantage after taking some early wickets followed by Bardwell forming a steady 5th wicket stand, before the game was sadly abandoned due to a thunder and lightning…

  • Social Media imagery from 5th August 2021 – on site at Stonham Barns Park-7
    2021 Season News

    ESCC v Ipswich II photos by Keith Suffling

    Recently, Brand Designer and Photographer, Keith Suffling of idesign4, passed by Earl Stonham to spectate our Saturday side face Ipswich II.  Keith took some wonderful photos and action shots, which he has very kindly shared with the club. These are now available via the 2021 Season album, which can also be accessed via the Photos page of the website. Earl Stonham CC is extremely grateful to Keith for putting the album together and welcome him back for more cricket (and cricket teas when they resume!), whenever he’s free.

  • 1998 ESCC Tour
    2021 Season News

    R.I.P Tony Porch, Earl Stonham CC President

    We are saddened to report that our President Tony Porch passed away recently on the 7th July 2020. Tony has been our President since the reforming of of our club in 1989 and a regular supporter for many years, home and away. The club have benefited greatly from him and the family over the years and the support he gave us to build the Pavilion we will always be thankful. We will miss him very much. Tony is pictured kneeling above (front right) on the ESCC 1998 Tour of Abbots Bromley and below (middle) at the 2006 President’s v Chairman’s presentation.  

  • Electronic Scoreboard Victory Ground
    2021 Season News

    Stonham beat top-of-the-table Bury St Edmunds

    There hasn’t been much to shout about so far this season, but finally after weeks of hard effort and dedication, Stonham managed to get their first win of the season against the top-of-the-table side, Bury St Edmunds, at the Victory Ground, in Division 1 of the Suffolk Cricket League. Stuart Turner gave a superb all round performance, taking 3 wickets with the ball and scoring an unbeaten 35 runs. Chasing 207 to win, Turner supported opener Jake Dye, who ended up on 85 n.o., to successfully chase down the total. Stonham’s Saturday side came ever closer to their first victory of the season against local rivals Stowupland, in a well…

  • ESCC Ground Pre-Season 2021
    2021 Season News

    Preliminary 2021 fixtures

    The fixtures for 2021 have been published on the Fixtures page of the website. Further updates will follow regarding the exact plans regarding when it is deemed safe to play live cricket. Whilst we’re still waiting for patiently for some positive news from the local cricket leagues and ECB, a lot of hard work and preparation has already been put into getting the ground into a super condition for cricket this coming season, as can clearly be seen from the recent photo above. Earl Stonham CC is particularly grateful for the efforts of their ‘player-groundsman-secretary’, Simon Edgar, for continually nurturing the ground, square, and wicket, into a better shape, year…

  • Lucy Charity Run
    2020 Season News

    Lucy close to completing fundraising challenge

    To show her support for ESCC during the unprecedented 2020 season, friend of the club Lucy Wilcox is close to completing a challenge to run 93.09 miles in June. Why this number, you ask? A distance of 93.09 miles is equivalent to 22 yards (the length of a cricket pitch) for every run scored by Earl Stonham in 2019 (4887 runs) plus a mile for every year since the club reformed in 1988. More information about the challenge and Lucy’s story can be found on the JustGiving website: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/escc The club would like to congratulate and thank Lucy, who’s done an outstanding job raising awareness of Crohn’s disease and supporting…

  • ESCC Ground April 2020
    2020 Season News

    Cricket gradually up-and-running

    Since the Coronavirus worldwide pandemic, most competitive sport, including cricket, has had to pause for a while. Despite the 2020 cricket season being delayed, members of Earl Stonham CC have been keeping in touch via various social communication channels, taking part in quizzes, playing virtual cricket online against other local teams, and keeping the ground trim and proper. This Friday, club members are planning to take part in the first net session of the season, following Government safety guidelines. Below is an official message from Club Captain, Luke Edgar: —————————8<————————— Following the Government’s announcement and allowance from the ECB we can begin Net Practice on Friday evenings. The sessions will…