Playing in 2020 – poll results

The poll has closed with nearly 750 club responses – around 40% of all Clubmark clubs – in little over a week. 58% of you want to get the game on and, if league cricket is now unlikely, you’re looking for guidance on what’s possible to deliver meaningful cricket at some point this summer. TheContinue reading “Playing in 2020 – poll results”

How and when are we getting the game on?

These are the questions uppermost on people’s minds and the focus of the next Network webinars on Thursday 11 June at 4.00pm and 8.00pm. The webinars will cover some key issues: The Playing in 2020 poll results and why people voted the way they did Where are we with getting back on the field, whatContinue reading “How and when are we getting the game on?”

Playing in 2020

With league cricket looking increasingly unlikely, leagues and clubs are already exploring other options. That, of course, is dependent on the development of appropriate playing conditions to comply with government guidelines. To gauge a club view, we have put together a one question poll with three options and asking you to identify which option bestContinue reading “Playing in 2020”

Network COVID-19 Webinars

*********UPDATE********** Registration will close at 15:00 on Thursday In view of the many issues confronting clubs in the current situation we have arranged a webinar so that members can share their challenges, news, questions and learning for the benefit of all.  You can join online and/or phone using simple to access conference call technology.  WeContinue reading “Network COVID-19 Webinars”

COVID-19 Preparedness Survey

This short survey is based on information gathered to date for all clubs to self-assess the state of their preparations for dealing with the COVID-19 emergency. The results will inform our rolling webinar series supporting clubs at this time. All the information collected will be treated as confidential and only used in aggregate and anonymisedContinue reading “COVID-19 Preparedness Survey”

ECB unveils £61m interim support package for professional and recreational cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board today announced a £61 million package to help cricket withstand the financial impact of COVID-19. An extra budget of just over £20m will become available to the recreational game through a cricket club support loan scheme, grants through the “Return to Cricket” scheme and a 12-month holiday on loanContinue reading “ECB unveils £61m interim support package for professional and recreational cricket”