County News

Sussex Central Cricket Event

On Saturday 16th September, brownies & guides from Girlguiding Sussex Central county participated in a Cricket Event provided by the Sussex Cricket Foundation and their Girls Chance to Shine programme  .

Over 60 girls attended Three Bridges Cricket Club in Crawley where coaches from the Foundation gave them opportunities to learn various cricket skills. The girls practiced their bowling, catching  and batting talents,  concluding with a mini cricket match. At the end of the session each girl received a special badge from Sussex Central and a cricket soft ball from the Sussex Cricket Foundation. The brownies received a surprise visit from Sid the Shark, Sussex Cricket’s mascot.

County Commissioner Wendy Colson said ‘I am very grateful to the Sussex Cricket Foundation for putting together this chance for our girls to learn about the game of cricket in a fun setting. My thanks go to Three Bridges Cricket Club for hosting the event.’

Participating Units were from Broadbridge Heath, Burgess Hill, Copthorne, Crawley, East Grinstead, Felbridge, Harwood, Haywards Heath, Henfield, Horsham,  Lindfield, Pound Hill, Roffey, Southwater and Three Bridges

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Julaine from 3rd Pound Hill Guides proving all girls can enjoy cricket!