Men’s Senior County Championships – Team Selection

This is a reminder that Clive Morris (Head coach), James Hewitt (Brains/Hewy) assistant coach and Adam Innocent (Captain) are organising the Nottinghamshire Men’s County side for the County Championships in 2013.

Nottinghamshire came runners up in Division C last year and were promoted and so this year we are in division B. The preliminary tournament to decide semi final places for promotion to A division is being held at Durham University on 11th/12th May 2013.

Please can you pass this information on to all male players within your club and try and emphasise to those players likely to come along that the first two training sessions and selection is fully open to all, AND FREE.

With Notts clubs fairing well this season we are hoping to represent as diverse a spread of the County teams as possible.

The training/selection session dates for your diary are…..

Wednesday 17th April –7:30pm to 9:00pm – Open to all
Wednesday 24th April – 7:30pm to 9:00pm – Open to all (Sand Pitch)

Wednesday 1st May – 7:30pm to 9:00pm – Training match vs. Lincolnshire – Final squad only

Wednesday 8th May –7:30pm to 9:00pm – Final squad only

All training is at Highfields on the Water (Except as noted above).

Please try to arrive 15 minutes early to all of the sessions so we can maximise the pitch time.

As mentioned earlier, the preliminary tournament for enty into Fainals day will be held at DURHAM UNIVERSITY and will be on 11th – 12th May 2013. An overnight stay will be required and supported by the County Association.

If we finish in the top 2 of the group we will qualify for the Semi-Final / Final on Saturday 1st June at Abbeydale, Sheffield.

To qualify to play for Nottinghamshire you must fill one of the following criteria;

1) Play for a Nottinghamshire affilliated club
2) Live in Nottinghamshire
3) Attend a School or University affiliated to Nottinghamshire
4) Have been born in Nottinghamshire

Please feel free to invite others along to the training sessions if they meet the above criteria.

Can we also ask that players e-mail Clive so we have rough idea on our many players are coming


Gareth Parr
Hon. Secretary