Marlow Sports Club
Marlow Sports Club
Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
Phone   01628 483638
Community Charity No. 1139862

Latest News

Marlow launch girls team with England skipper Edwards

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Cricket Club, News

THE men might be struggling, but women’s cricket in England is blossoming and last week national captain Charlotte Edwards brought a handful of her international teammate to Marlow to mark the launch of a new girls team with a coaching masterclass. More than 60 girls and women attended the taster session as Marlow’s Pound Lane ground. Cricket development manager at Marlow CC Nigel Ashton said: “The evening was a huge success and it was absolutely fantastic to have England’s top female cricketer and England Captain host a training...

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Olympic stars support club’s future

Friday, July 25th, 2014 | Category: News

Marlow Sports Club have featured in August’s edition of Bucks Life!   A huge thank you once again to all those who joined us for a fantastic evening at the mid-summer ball. We raised a  total of £20,000 which is a huge contribution towards the overall target of £1.2 million undertaken to secure the 20 acres of land in the trust, after the club was faced with eviction from the site in 2006. Paul Sambrook, club chairman said:”The weather was great, the company better and the generosity was overwhelming! Suzanne Brown, our Mayor, was even...

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England Cricket Captain adds star power to launch of Marlow CC girls team

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

England Cricket Captain Charlotte Edwards headed-up a unique training session at Marlow Sport’s Club last Friday, where 65 girls and ladies were given a taster of one of the world’s greatest sports.   The session held at Marlow Sport’s Club was to celebrate the launch of a girls cricket team, whilst it also kick-started the fundraising campaign to raise £20,000 to build new outdoor net facilities at the club. Marlow CC raised a total of £500 on the night, which Nigel Ashton, Cricket Development Manager is hugely proud of:...

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Marlow Cricket Club win Julian Cup for first time in 25 years

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Cricket Club, News

Marlow CC won the Julian Cup for the first time in 25 years, beating firm favourites Burnham CC at Boyne Hill last night.     With pre-match statistics identifying Burnham CC as almost unbeatable, Marlow went into the final as the clear underdogs. In a competitive match, Marlow were the team that executed their skills better, batting solidly to amass a 134-6. taking early wickets when it was their turn to bowl and taking excellent catches at crucial times to swing the match their way. After the loss of two early wickets, Marlow got into their...

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Success at GB trials for Marlow Rowing Club girls

Monday, July 14th, 2014 | Category: News

After an exhausting weekend of seat racing and testing, all four of Marlow’s junior girls have been picked to represent Great Britain this summer. Molly Harding and Heidi Long will be heading to the Junior World Championships in Hamburg in August. Molly will race in the quad while Heidi is in the coxless four. Rosalind Wilson and Erica Holmes will be packing their bags for Libourne near Bordeaux where this year’s Coupe de la Jeunesse (European Championships) take place at the end of July. They will be racing in the quad and single...

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Marlow Tennis Club raise £355 at It’s Pimm’s o’Clock social

Friday, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Tennis Club, News

Marlow Tennis Club raised a fantastic £355 at their It’s Pimm’s o’Clock summer social on Wednesday. The money will go towards paying off the debt of £1.2 million undertaken to secure the 20 acres of land in the trust, after the club was faced with eviction from the site in 2006. The club has now cleared more than half of this debt with thanks to the generous support of club members and the wider Marlow community. “Thanks goes to Ann-Carolyn-Julia-Caroline-Caroline-Jilli-Ann-Victoria-Denise-Ali-Sarah-Thelma-Carol who...

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England Cricket Captain holds training session at Marlow Sports Club

Friday, July 4th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Cricket Club, Marlow Sports Club Events, News, Uncategorized

One of the top England cricketers of all time, Charlotte Edwards CBE will be running a cricket taster session for girls and ladies at Marlow Cricket Club, alongside a handful of her national team mates. Ladies cricket is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK and to launch the opening of Marlow’s female cricket section, the England Captain will be introducing attendees to the basics of one of the world’s greatest sports. The evening at Pound Lane on Friday 18 July will also kick-off the fundraising campaign to raise £20,000 to build new...

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What can we learn from the USA’s gallant World Cup effort?

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

The USA’s departure from the World Cup on Tuesday was a somewhat ‘bittersweet’ one.   Tim Howard may have set a new record by making 15 saves against Belgium, but he, no less than anyone else, felt it was a hollow achievement after he was beaten by Kevin De Bruyne at the start of extra-time and then again by Romelu Lukaku as the Belgians climbed to a 2-1 victory. Anyone who spectated would find it hard to disagree that the USA put in a gallant effort in an attempt to make it through to the quarter finals – it certainly makes for a more...

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Olympic stars help raise £20k towards club’s future

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, News

Gold medal winning Olympians brought a touch of stardust to Marlow Sports Club’s glamorous mid-summer ball on Saturday, helping raise£20,000 towards the club’s future. London 2012 kayaking gold medallist Ed McKeever and Paralympic champion rower Naomi Riches joined Team GB hockey medallist and club patron Alex Danson and over 300 attendees for the annual fundraiser. The black-tie event at the Pound Lane headquarters featured entertainment including a live jazz band, dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a Q and A session with the Olympic...

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Road racing cyclist Alex Dowsett breaks time trial record

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Riders, Uncategorized

Road racing cyclist Alex Dowsett has broken the UK 10 mile time trial record with an average speed of 34.6mph. Alex, who rides for UCI ProTeam Movistar joins an impressive list of previous record holders, including founding member of Marlow Riders and Olympic Bronze Medallist Willie Moore. Alex Dowsett (Movistar)- 17.20 – Course- E2/10 – 01/06/2014 – Av 34.6 mph Michael Hutchinson – 17.45 – V718 – 26/08/2012 Bradley Wiggins………17-58* – Levens (L1015) – 16/09/06 – Av. 33.426 mph Michael Hutchinson….18-07 – P881R 25/05/08 - Jason...

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