Bowden Cricket Club

Welcome To Bowden CC

We operate in a friendly but competitive atmosphere and have a wide spectrum of membership, from juniors to veterans, both male and female and Cricketers of all abilities. 
We are an ECB Clubmark accredited Club. We have two Senior Sides that play in the Northamptonshire Cricket League (Division 4 and 8).

 Bowden CC also has a Girls Team, a thriving Junior Cricket Section that represents the Club at Kwik Cricket, U11, U13 and U15 levels. 
We have a friendly side that play Sundays throughout the season

New members of all standards are always welcome to join us

 2018 season review

With nights lengthening and the Recreation Ground put into hibernation for the winter, Bowden Cricket Club has been reflecting on a successful season.

The Three Swans, Market Harborough, hosted the club’s annual dinner and senior presentation evening on the last Saturday in October, with around 100 club members in attendance.

The greatest success went to the club’s second team, which won the Northamptonshire Cricket League Division Eight at a canter, having won their last fourteen consecutive matches. Skipper Fergus Kenney was presented with the league trophy, the team’s second promotion in consecutive seasons and testament to its winning blend of youth and experience.

The team’s star performer with the ball was its youngest member. Off spinner Harry Wilford, 14, topped the team’s and the division’s bowling averages, talking 44 wickets in the season. Understandably he won the second team’s player and bowler of the season awards.

Further honours were placed upon Harry’s early-laurelled head when he won the Northamptonshire Cricket League’s young player of the year award, given to the best under-18 cricketer in all thirteen divisions of the league. Cricket journalist and TV broadcaster Simon Hughes – Channel 4’s erstwhile ‘analyst’ – presented Harry with the trophy at the league’s recent awards dinner (pictured).

Bowden’s ladies’ team – the ‘pinks’ – also enjoyed notable success. It won the Northamptonshire ‘Last Man Stands’ competition – an 8-a-side, 20-over format. Another teenager, team captain Flora England, was presented with the trophy by Bowden club chairman Rob Gomez. Flora and her team-mate Collette Wale also played their part in the men’s second team’s championship season.

For the club’s first team, it was another year of ‘so near and yet so far’, finishing just outside the promotion places in league division four, repeating the pattern of the season before (and several seasons before that!) Nevertheless, there were some outstanding performances recognised. Antony Paton won batsman of the year. He was the league’s top runs scorer with 888 and shared the team’s player of the season accolade with another prolific batsman, recent arrival Fran Finnemore. Club stalwart Sam Freer won bowler of the year.

Rob Gomez, club chairman, was made clubman of the year for the second season in a row – recognising his unfaltering stewardship of the club and tireless work on the ground. Recognition was also given to all those members who contributed to the smooth running of the club in 2018 through, amongst other duties: running the bar, making teas, and maintaining the ground. With Bowden’s youth teams also thriving and senior sides undoubtedly pushing for further honours, 2019 promises to be an exciting season.

Earlier highlights from 2018 have included Bowden winning 

Harborough District Club Of The Year


Leicester Mercury Club Of The Year





U13xi lose in last ball thriller

Bowden u13xi lost out in a last ball thriller against Loddington at Bowden last night. Bowden won the toss and chose to bat, soon being up against i.......

Bowden Pinks open up campaign with a comfortable win

Bowden Pinks started their Last Woman Stands campaign with a comfortable win away at Geddington, following the first two matches being abandoned due t.......


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Almost the great come back by U13 pairs

Bowden batting first scored 245-7 with notable performances from Carys Pyne (12) and Katie Rawlings (10). A steady start from Thrapston saw them prog.......

Run outs cost u13 pairs

On a stunning evening at Bowden Park, Kettering won the toss and elected to bat. Their scoring was restrained by some economical opening bowling from .......

Bowden u13xi win away at Geddington

Bowden travelled to Geddington on a lovely sunny evening hoping to get their first win of the season. Geddington asked Bowden to bat, posting 93-5 o.......

Bowden u13 beat Langtons in the cup

Langtons were the visitors to Bowden for a cup match. Bowden batted first and due to some good bowling and fielding from the Langtons team, Bowden w.......


Hi all,    This season we have a big summer ahead at Bowden CC with a busy summer social calendar.  The organised fun starts next Saturday 11th May wi.......

Race Night is Season's Curtain Raiser this Weekend - Saturday 6 April

The Club's popular annual Race Night takes place at the pavilion this Saturday night, 6 April. There are just a few tickets left unsold for the night,.......
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Upcoming Fixtures
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Date: Thu 23 May 2019
 U15 XIWeekley & WarktonAway (Boughton Park, Weekley. NN16 9UW) 6.15pm by 23rd May to be played
Date: Sat 25 May 2019
 1st XISt Crispins Ryelands 2ndHome 12.30
 2nd XIOld Northamptonians 4thAway (Old Northamptonian 2) 13.00
Date: Sun 26 May 2019
 Sunday XIT20 DayHome TBA
 U11 RedsKettering Town BlueHome 10am
 U11 WhitesBarton SeagraveAway (Barton Seagrave CC, off A6003, Barton Hill, Kettering.NN15 6RX) 10am
Date: Mon 27 May 2019
 U13 8-a-side PairsGreat Oakley CCAway (Lewin Rd, Corby. NN18 8JS) 6.15pm
 U13 XIMedbourne CCHome 6.15pm
Date: Tue 28 May 2019
 U15 XIWeldon CCHome 6.15pm
Date: Wed 29 May 2019
 Ladies (Bowden Pinks)BrixworthHome 18.15