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We are actively recruiting players of all ages and abilities. From the men’s 1st XI (Home Counties Premier League) to ‘All Star Cricket’ (ages 5+, Friday Nights) we are looking for new members to join Oxford CC.

Here at Oxford CC we boast a lovely HQ in leafy North Oxford (Jordan Hill Sports Ground, shared with Oxford University Press), easily accessible from all parts of Oxfordshire. We can offer all standards of cricket (Women’s, Men’s & Youth Teams) and we require new members today!

Many team sports have suffered lower numbers of participants as a result of (also including prior trends toward individual pursuits) the Covid-19 pandemic, and 2021 appears to be the year where these sports need to lure new talent to the fold! For the beautiful game of cricket to flourish on our green pastures, in a post-pandemic world, we must all come together and get behind the sport we know and love.

Here at Oxford CC we have placed much importance on the development of Youth Cricket over the past 3 years, an area we were sorely lacking in before. Upon appointing Arthur Muir as Director of Youth Cricket, we have seen an incredible rise in participation numbers on our famous Friday night sessions, and hopefully the fruits of his labours will bear in the not-too-distant future. We also launched a Girls XI for the first time in 2020, something we look to repeat, in order to create and maintain a gateway for the younger girls, into the women’s game.

With this part of our house now in good order, we must also look to overhauling and improving the framework and community of our adult section. We can see the problems so many clubs, nationwide, are facing, with more teams seemingly folding each season within Men’s (the Women’s game is on a more positive trajectory it seems, thankfully) ‘League Cricket’.

Our unique selling point must be the variety of on-the-field standards we can offer. A Men’s 1st XI in the highest possible division of club cricket, going down to a 4th XI mixing youth, experience, wide-eyed optimism, and veteran guile! Oxford is a transient city, we have seen more different faces and personalities than any other club in Cherwell League history (the home of the 2nd, 3rd & 4th XI’s)- many ‘Town’ alongside many ‘Gown’ in perfect harmony.

Despite the hustle & bustle of the comings and goings of a city club, we also have an established core of men’s & women’s players, who have been with the club through thick and thin, none more so than Oxfordshire cricket royalty, Rupert Evans. Rupert is still Director of Men’s Cricket, Head Coach and the beating heart of our club. The opportunity to bend Rupe’s ear at nets (finger spinners in particular!) is worth your club subscription fee alone. Rosalyn Porter, Director of Women’s & Girls Cricket, is also a valuable member of the team, putting her passion and varied skill-set to good use. The development of Women’s cricket at OCC has been the real success story of the past 5 years.

As we enter this exciting new dawn, the Covid vaccine will hopefully bring our daily lives this summer back to something approaching normal. We have been instructed by the leagues that we have entered to prepare for a full summer of cricket. This is of course subject to many parameters beyond our control, but we do so full of hope and optimism.

We welcome enquiries from all standards, ages and genders. However steadfast or tentative, please feel free to touch base at

Adam Hall

Oxford CC

Women’s weekend fixtures 2018

Women’s 1st XI Women’s 2nd XI
Day Date Opponents Time Opponents Time
Sun 22-Apr Lutterworth (A) 12.00 pm
Sun 29-Apr Loughborough (A) 12.00 pm Westbury (A) 1:00pm
Sun 06-May Super 8’s Day 1 (A) @ Charlbury vs Charlbury and Moreton 1.55pm & 4.20pm
Mon 07-May Moreton (A) NWT20 1.00 PM
Sun 13-May Super 8’s Day 2 (H) vs Deddington and Stony Stratford 11.30am & 4.20pm
Sun 20-May Oxford University MCCU Women (H) (City of Oxford Trophy) TBC
Sun 27-May NWT20 ROUND 3 (H/A) TBC
Mon 28-May Super 8’s Day 3 (A) @ Stony Stratford vs Charlbury and Stony Stratford 1.55pm and 4.20pm
Sun 03-Jun NWT20 ROUND 4 (H/A) TBC
Sun 10-Jun Super 8’s Day 4 (A) @ Deddington vs Moreton and Deddington 1.55pm and 4.20pm
Sat 23-Jun
Sun 24-Jun NWT20 NATIONAL SEMI&FINALS DAY (A) TBC Westbury (H)  1.00 pm
Sat 30-Jun Moreton (A) 1.00 pm
Sun 01-Jul Super 8’s Finals Day (A) TBC
Friday 06-Jul MCC WOMEN (H) TBC
Sun 08-Jul Horton House (A) 12.00 PM Stoney Stratford (H) 1:00 PM
Sun 15-Jul Burton Latimer (H) 12.00 PM
Sun 22-Jul Lutterworth (H) 12.00 PM Westbury (A) 1.00 pm
Sun 29-Jul Loughborough (H) 12.00 PM Stoney Stratford (A) 1.00 pm
Sun 05-Aug Clifton Village 2nds (A) 12.00 PM
Sun 12-Aug Burton Latimer (A) 12.00 PM Moreton (H) 1.00 pm
Sun 19-Aug Horton House (H) 12.00 PM Stoney Stratford (A) 1.00 pm
Sun 02-Sep Clifton Village 2nd’s (H) 12.00 PM
Sat 08-Sep Moreton (A) 1.00 pm
Sun 16-Sep Finals Play-off (A)
Sat 22-Sep Reserve Play-off (A)
Sun 23-Sep Reserve Play-off (A)

Oxford CC Women: end of season newsletter

Team news – 2017 round-up

1st team

The 1s had another good season, finishing second in Women’s Midlands League D1 for the third year in a row.


This season  really showcased the depth of the women’s side of the club, with 28 players featuring in the 1s in 2017! A number of younger players were called up and performed extremely well in their debut season for the 1s, impressing with their solid performances batting and bowling. Two of our stalwarts headed our leaderboards. Emilia Bartram topped the wicket takers, with 16 wickets at an average of 9. Vice-captain (and often full captain!) Genny Porter scored the most runs over the season, with 125. As always, playing in the 1s has been the highlight of my summer, with lots of camaraderie, delicious teas, and great cricket. I would like to thank the players, their families, officials, and club members who make playing for Oxford such an enjoyable experience. Ellie Bath.

2nd team

After showing that we could be competitive in the division, the 2s were pipped into 3rd place in Women’s Midlands League D4 South.


Top performers with the bat were Numa Shah and Tammy Mattinson, who averaged 136 and 52 respectively, plus the captain’s 122* vs Westbury. It was great to regularly toss the ball to Lily Priscott, our top wicket-taker, to open the bowling, and a number of our bowlers averaged in the tens and below. In a season when we didn’t always have 11 players, I was glad that Camilla Charles and Ros Porter were available for nearly every game. I’d also like to massively thank  everyone who borrowed kit to help us out at short notice – in the end, 48 players represented our two teams on Sundays. The focus on positivity, enjoyment and fun, while playing to win, was the biggest highlight, and I’d like to thank all of the players, parents and partners who made this possible. Heather Lang.

Oxford Kites – Midweek League

We also had a team in the Women’s Midweek League, the Kites, playing on a Tuesday evening throughout May and June when the weather allowed! This culminated with a great Finals Day at Charlbury CC at the end of June.


Friendly fixtures

We played a number of friendly fixtures against Langford Ladies, Thame Ladies and a touring side from France, Nantes Ladies. All played in a friendly but competitive spirit and were a great success.



Women’s softball cricket

Following a very successful softball cricket course run for women on a Friday evening alongside the Youth training, OxCC Women entered the Harriers in the softball Tournament at Banbury CC in August, which they won!


Social news

We organised a very successful Bring and Share Supper at Jordan Hill to celebrate the end of the Women’s season. It was an opportunity to say thank you to the many people who support the women’s sides throughout the season including the coaches, umpires and scorers.


Supporting the club – give something back

We always welcome volunteers whether they are players or non-players.

There are a number of ECB courses on offer which enable you to support the club.

  1. Cricket Coaching Qualification – Level 1 & 2
  2. Cricket Coach Support Worker Qualification
  3. Young Volunteers – Cricket Activators courses
  4. Scoring Course
  5. Umpiring Course

If anyone is interested in taking one of these courses then please email the club account

Dates for your diary

Oxford Cricket Club Dinner, Friday 27 Oct at Jordan Hill

This is a joint event with both the Men and the Women’s sides to celebrate the club’s 2017 season. We look forward to seeing players and their families at this event.

Please arrive between 7-7.30pm in the bar for a pre-dinner drink, with food to be served from 8pm in the main hall consisting of a 3 course carribean style buffet as follows:

  • Starters – Mini patties served with dipping sauce or Vegetarian Soup.
  • Main course – Chicken curry or Vegetarian Curry served with plain ice, sauteed new potatoes, salad & coleslaw.
  • Dessert – TBC
  • All meat used will be halal.

The dress code will be smart/casual – please don’t wear your whites. Presentations will begin shortly after the food.

Tickets are available to purchase via clubpay through this page.

Oxford Cricket Club AGM, Sunday 21 Jan 2018

Winter Nets, Dates TBC

Details will be emailed out to all members and will be announce on the club social media sites. If you know of anyone who is interested in playing for us next season, do get in touch via the club email account:

Oxford CC Women – newsletter, May 2017

Great start to the 2017 season!

Fantastic wins for both the 1st XI vs. Pershore and the 2nd XI vs. Brackley in their first Women’s Midlands League matches of the season.

2nds team photo

Our next fixtures are on Sunday 7 May:

  • 1st XI vs. Worfield CC 1st XI at Jordan Hill (1pm start)
  • Kites vs. Thame Town CC at Thame (2pm start)

Women’s training

We train on Tuesday evenings at Jordan Hill from 6pm until sunset.

This season we have three coaches on a Tuesday evening, Paul Gladdy, Sara Morgan and Aaron Hirtenstein. We are delighted to welcome Paul back to the Tuesday evening coaching sessions with Sara; they will be mentoring Aaron, who is currently doing his level 2 coaching qualification and plays for Oxenford CC.

Women’s GOACTIVE beginner cricket sessions

Friday 5th May sees the first of 6 sessions of Women’s Beginner Cricket (kwikcricket), at Jordan Hill from 6.30 – 7.30pm, in conjunction with Oxford City Council.

If you know anyone who would be interested, please pass on the details and encourage them to come along to the first session. No experience is necessary!


For more details, visit:

Help wanted: youth training on Friday evenings at Jordan Hill

If you’re at a loose end on Friday nights and want some Cricket fun, join us at Jordan Hill to inspire the next generation of young cricketers!

We’re looking for helpers to support our qualified Junior Coaches with our squad of 5-8 year olds. Adults and U18’s are welcome to get involved. You don’t have to have any experience of coaching – just enthusiasm!

Also, we are always looking for more help with the youth section with coaching, scoring, helping with the BBQ and registrations.

For more information or if you can help please get in touch.

2017 Subscriptions are now due!

PRIZE DRAW extended until 7th May. Pay your subs by the 7th for a chance to win a pair of tickets to THE WOMEN’S WORLD CUP FINAL at LORDS on SUNDAY 23RD JULY 2017.

World cup logo

The draw will take place at the next Committee meeting on 9th May

Pay using the Clubpay website:

Oxford CC Women – newsletter, March 2017

Southern Vipers Indoor League

Congratulations to the Kites and Furies, who have finished in the top four and are heading to the playoffs. Finals day is 28 March from 8–10pm at Matthew Arnold School – come and support!

Kites and Furies
Thank you to our Kites sponsors, Facilities Fire Protection Ltd.

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Southern Vipers Indoor League Table 2017 (top four proceed to playoffs)

Social events

Sport Malawi Fundraiser – Sat 1 April

Lucy Gladdy is fundraising for Sport Malawi 2017. For details, see 


Oxford Cricket Club Quiz Night – Fri 7 April

To book your table, email

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Womens’ Midlands League Fixtures

1st team: WML Division 1 (10 fixtures)

2nd team: WML Division 4 South (8 fixtures)

Matches will be played on the following Sundays

  • April: 23rd
  • May: 7th (1sts only), 21st
  • June: 4th, 11th, 25th
  • July: 9th (1sts only)
  • August: 6th, 13th, 20th
  • September: 3rd

Note: there is no fixture on Sunday 23 July as it’s the Women’s World Cup Final at Lord’s. Book your tickets now!

Help Needed!

Mon 3 April (evening): help with covers and nets at Jordan Hill Sports Ground.

Sun 9 April (10:30am): NatWest Cricketforce Work Day at Jordan Hill Sports Ground. Please come and help get the ground ready for the 2017 season.

Friendly fixture vs Nantes CC Women on Sun 9 July

This is a joint event with Oxenford CC who are playing Nantes CC Men on Sat 8th July
More details to follow…

Cricket Week 2017, 6–12 August at Colwall CC

cricket week

  • 5 days of matches in the beautiful surroundings of the Malvern Hills.
  • Develop your cricketing skills in a fun and social environment!
  • B&B locally or camp at the Cricket club.

For more info, speak to Rox Clayton / Camilla Charles or visit

Outdoor Training

Indoor training is now finished for 2016 and this week the club will be making a move outside. As the club is still finalising the move from the old facilities at Roman Way to the new ground at Jordan Hill, training over the next three weeks will be at various locations.

Senior Men’s Training Update

Thursday April 14th – Roman Way – 6.00pm onwards

Thursday April 21st – Roman Way – 6.00pm onwards

Thursday April 28th – TBC – 6.00pm onwards

Youth Training Update

Youth training (Under 9 – Under 13) will be held on Friday evenings at Jordan Hill. The first outdoor session will be on Friday 6th of May at 5.45pm.

Under 15 boys will be held on Thursday evenings from 6.00pm, starting from Thursday May 5th

Under 15 girls will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6.00pm, starting Tuesday May 3rd

Each Friday there will be a club BBQ running and the members facilities, including bar will be open to purchase food and beverages.

Women’s Training Update

Thursday, April 14th – Oxford Downs CC – 6.00pm-7.30pm

Monday, April 18th – Tiddington CC – 6.00pm-7.30pm

2016 Oxford CC AGM


The following was sent out to all members with the agenda and 2015 AGM minutes. If you have not received the e-mail then please get in touch with the club secretary.

I hereby give notice that the 2016 Annual General Meeting for Oxford Cricket Club shall take place on the 31st January 2016 at Oxford University Press Sports Ground, Jordan Hill Road, Oxford, OX2 8EF. The meeting shall commence at 19.30. It is important that as many club members as possible attend from all sections of the club.

I look forward to seeing you all on the 31st.

Many thanks

Gareth Langley
Secretary, Oxford Cricket Club

Winter Nets

oxcc_blue_goldAfter the fire at MCS last summer, we are unable to use the MCS hall as we have in previous seasons. Rupert and JB have worked hard to find an alternative venue and we have therefore been able to secure the following dates for winter training at The Oxford Academy (Sandy Lane West, Oxford OX4 6JZ). Please put these dates in your diary.

Senior Training

Sat 13th Feb 2pm – 4pm (Womens)

Sun 14th Feb 3pm – 5pm (Mens)

Sat 20th Feb 2pm – 4pm (Womens)

Sun 21st Feb 3pm – 5pm (Mens)

Sat 26th March 2pm – 4pm (Womens)

Sun 27th March 3pm – 5pm (Mens)

Sat 2nd April 1pm – 5pm (Mens and Womens)

Sat 9th April 1pm – 4pm (Mens and Womens)


Youth Training

Sat 13th Feb – 16.00-18.00 (U10-11)

Sun 14th Feb – 9.00-11.00 (U11 Girls academy session) 11.00-12.00 (U9’s) 12.00-14.00 (U13-U15’s)

Sat 20th Feb – 16.00-18.00 (U10-11)

Sat 21st Feb – 9.00-11.00  (U11 Girls academy session) 11.00-12.00 (U9’s) 12.00-14.00 (U13-U15’s)

Sat 2nd Apr – 17.00-19.00 (U10-U11)

Sat 9th Apr –  16.00-17.00 (U9) 17-19.00 (U13-U15)

U17s are invited to train with the Senior squads.