Thackley U9’s 2020
Like everything else during 2020 Thackley’s U9’s season was heavily disrupted. Despite the restrictions we’ve managed to play some cricket and the children have shown huge improvement during practice and the games we’ve played.
Andrew Roberts joined the coaching staff this season and has been a breath of fresh air bringing his ideas to training and umpiring matches. Chris Cummings has also spent time with the team bringing equipment such as a bowling machine which was a new experience for most of the squad. All our coaches work on a voluntary basis and we appreciate every second they spend with our junior section helping the club thrive and keeping children in the local area interested in cricket. A big thanks to Andy, Chris and all those who have helped during the season. I would also like to thank our committee who have worked hard implementing Covid measures allowing us to use the clubs facilities.
During 2020 we decided not to enter a league but had friendly games against Tong Park Esholt and Hepworth Idle. Both clubs were very welcoming and the team learned a lot from the games. Practice has been well attended and the behaviour of our team is a credit to all the parents.
Our team sponsor for 2020 was H&S Horticulture who can be found via Facebook or by contacting Luke Holroyd on 07961214823. For all your gardening needs I would highly recommend H&S Horticulture who have sponsored the team during such a difficult year. H&S Horticulture’s contribution cannot be underestimated and we can’t thank Luke Holroyd enough for his support.
In no particular order our squad for 2020 was as follows:
We look forward to seeing the children back in 2021 when hopefully we can have a full season of cricket.
Have a great winter.