Clubs are having a ball with nets set to start

Steyning captain David Kennett
Steyning captain David Kennett

LOCAL clubs’ cricket nets are already underway for some teams and begin later this month for other sides.

For anyone interested in joining a club or taking up the sport, here are the details for winter nets locally for our Sussex League and West Sussex Invitation League sides.

The Sussex League season begins on May 9, after the first round of the T20 Cup the previous week, while the first West Sussex Invitation League match is on April 25, with all of the teams getting underway the following week.

Sussex League

Findon – captain: Bradley Bridson. Nets: Start today at Durrington High School (8.30pm to 9.30pm). Visit www.findoncricketclub.co.uk for more details.

Worthing – captain: John Glover. Nets: Start on February 12 at The County Ground, Hove (6.30pm to 8.30pm). Visit www.worthingcc.com for more information.

Goring – captain: Alex Maynard. Nets: Start on February 23 at Durrington High School. Visit www.goringcricketclub.co.uk for more information.

Portslade – captain: Paul Glover. Nets: Underway on Thursdays and Fridays (6pm to 8pm at Blatchington Mill School). Visit www.portslade.play-cricket.com for more information.

Steyning – captain: David Kennett. Nets: Start February 24 at Steyning Leisure Centre (8pm to 10pm). Visit www.steyningcricketclub.com or call David on 07585 601213 for more information.

West Sussex Invitation League

Arundel – captain: Joe Bain. Nets: Start March 2 at Arundel Castle (7pm to 8.30pm). Contact Tim Pitts on inswing11@gmail.com or 01903 889953 for more information.

Broadwater – captain: Paul O’Sullivan. Nets: Start March 4 at Durrington High School (6.45pm to 7.45pm). Visit www.broadwater.play-cricket.com for more information.

East Preston – captain: Gary Weedon. Nets: Start today at Littlehampton Academy (8pm to 9pm) Visit www.epcc.play-cricket.com or Twitter @EPCC1860 for more details.

Littlehampton – captain: James Askew. Nets: Start on February 13 at The Littlehampton Academy (8pm to 9.30pm). Contact Dan Rive on 07775 668129 for more information.

The club are also starting a fourth team, who will play in Division 10 this season.

Chippingdale – captain: Ollie Hall. Nets: Start Saturday, February 28, at St Andrew’s School (2.30pm to 5pm). Visit www.chippingdale.play-cricket.com for more information.

Clymping – captain: To be confirmed. Nets: To be confirmed. Contact Paul Challen on 07831 515985 or visit www.clympingcc.play-cricket.com for more information.

Southwick – captain: Russell Martin. Nets: Start March 24 at Shoreham Academy (6.30pm to 7.30pm)For more information, visit www.southwick.play-cricket.com or call Ian Beattie on 07775 912883.

Lancing Manor – captain: Chris Salt. Nets: Start February 19 at Steyning Leisure Centre (9pm to 10pm). Contact Nick Brown on 07799 417721 for more information.

Rustington – captain: Alan Hylands. Nets: Underway on Sunday evenings 7pm to 9pm at The Littlehampton Academy. Visit www.rustington.play-cricket.com for more information.