News & Updates

Cricket Pitch Now Accessible

Following the recent guidlines and restrictions change we are opening up the cricket club field for public exercise alongside cricket training in booked time slots via the websites home page. This will be completed with household members alongside a max of 1 other companion & still to social distancing guidelines. Cricket equipment is accessible.

New Signing For 2020 - Danny Hothersall

“Very happy to sign for Read CC. Been out the game a couple of years and looking to get back into it. Heard some exciting things regards to the club and progress it’s making. Big thanks to Mitch Taylor for twisting my ear getting me playing again. I look forward to playing and contributing on and off the field for Read CC”

New Signing For 2020 - Josh Allan

Huge welcome to the club, 27 year old Josh Allan . Josh joins us following fantastic work by Harry Halstead who has worked hard to secure his signature. 

Josh -  “Delighted to sign for the club and I’m looking forward to the season ahead”

Andy Turner - “Really pleased again to see Read Cricket Club be the 1st choice selection for yet another local young player who wants to return to playing the game. From meeting Josh tonight I can tell straight away he is going to be a great signing for our club on and off the pitch”

2020 Overseas Amateur Announced

Overseas Amateur 2020 Patrick Galić Williamstown CYMS Cricket Club

“I’m grateful for the opportunity Read has given me to play for them in the 2020 season. After seeing some of my best mates go and experience it for themselves it has dawned on me that I would like to experience it myself. I have made some life long friends with guys that have come from Read CC and to play with them again is something that I look forward to. Hopefully this time next year I’ll be coming back to Australia having won a few trophies with Read.”

2020 & 2021 Professional Announced

Read Cricket Club are excited to announce the signing of Pakistani International Star HAMMAD AZAM as our 2020/21 professional. Hammad is a genuine world class allrounder and comes with proven stats as well as a fantastic reputation with both bat and ball.

Code of conducts added to the website

Every read cc and ecb guidelines added to the website so all can be aware of the communities code of conducts and guidelines regarding all cricket at this club.

Indoor Nets 19/20 Winter

Winter nets will be on Thursdays 7pm-9pm at Shuttleworth College. Start approx Feb 2020 and run till Easter 2020... more details will follow about age groups/times/set up etc soon. 

1st XI WIN the Ramsbottom Cup

3rd XI for 2020 announced

Pleased to confirm we will have three teams for start of the 2020 season. If you have enjoyed the Sunday Xi, want to come out of early retirement or just want to get back or play more regulary give us a call as we still have room for you. 

Finally this would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our hugely successful Read Raiders coaching / volunteer team over last 6 years. The next 24 months sees a whole raft of next generation kids coming through our junior section that started with them at only 6/7 years of age. Huge opportunity now for them to move forward to play for any one of our three senior teams. 


13th April 


Read CC XI vs Clifton CC XI 

1:00pm start

Bar open

Be down to watch our season begin in this competitive friendly against Clifton cc.

Cleator Weekend cancelled!

Due to Cleator being unable to select a team , we are forced to cancel the optimising weekend away to Cleator CC, but we are organising another game to replace and get the season started on Saturday.


Cleator Weekend Squad Announced

The squad is announced for the weekend away at Cleator Cricket Club as we play friendly games to start of the 2019 season. The weekend is the 13th and 14th of April. All squad members getting game time (weather permitting) and spectators welcome to come cheer the team on.

Sophia selected for RDC  Thunder 2019

‪Thunder RDC 2019 Squad - Sophia is selected for her second time in the thunder development programme for the upcoming 2019 season .


All Stars 2019 Announced

All Stars Cricket provides boys and girls from 5-8 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Signing of our 2019 overseas amateur

Pleased to have signed Luke Powell as out young overseas for 2019. Luke is a fast-medium bowler and comes from the New South Wales , Australia.

New Pro for 2019 Announced

The signing of Luke Jongwe to be our 2019 professional. Luke is an international allrounder from Zimbabwe with caps under his name for the Zimbabwe national team. A massive welcome to Luke for the upcoming season!

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