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£1,190raised of £2,500 target by 37 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,190 to help get Matt to New Zealand to represent England at Indoor Cricket

    Funded on Saturday, 27th October 2018

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    Hi. My name is Matthew Myers and I have recently been selected to represent the England U13 boys team at the World Indoor Cricket Federation Junior World Series tournament in Christchurch, New Zealand in September.

    I started playing cricket when I was 8 at Ockbrook and Borrowash Cricket Club in one of their Kwiks teams. The following year I progressed to U11 hard ball which I played for 3 years. I currently represent OBCC at U13, U15 and in one of their senior teams. Additionally, I have also been a member of the Derbyshire U13 boys' team this season. Last season, I was selected to play for our local district team, Erewash. My coach for Erewash, Kieran Cooke, introduced me to Indoor cricket by playing in both the U14 and U16 leagues at Willows Sports Centre, Derby. This led to me taking part in the National League tournament in November where I was selected to take part in the national trials. I recently found out that I was successful and will be one of the 12 person squad making the journey to Christchurch.

    Indoor cricket is an exciting and relatively new format of the game. It is currently unfunded, so participation in any tournaments is paid for by the players. It is because of this that I am asking if you would be able to help me fund this once in a lifetime experience.

    Thank you for your support.

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    • Joanne Myers2 months ago
      Joanne Myers

      Joanne Myers

      2 months ago

      So, Matt and his team are on their way home after a successful tournament which saw them reach the semi-final. Matt was awarded the England ambassador award. An award to one member of each participating country for their conduct, attitude and sportsmanship’ during the tournament. Big thank you to all who donated and supported him on this journey!

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    • Joanne Myers5 months ago
      Joanne Myers

      Joanne Myers

      5 months ago

      Thank you to all for your donations. There is a short article in the Derby Telegraph (Wednesday, July 25th, 2018) about Matt and the other cricketers from Ockbrook and Borrowash Cricket club who have been selected to go to New Zealand:

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    5 months ago

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    37

    • Kev, Les and Indie

      Kev, Les and Indie

      Sep 16, 2018

      Good Luck Matt

      £50.00

    • Jo Chetwynd

      Jo Chetwynd

      Sep 8, 2018

      Have a great time in New Zealand mate - very proud of you. You will smash it! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏏From Ollie Chet 👍

      £30.00

    • C PENN

      C PENN

      Sep 3, 2018

      Well done Matt and good luck in New Zealand.

      £10.00

    • Hazel Thompson

      Hazel Thompson

      Aug 27, 2018

      Good luck Matt from Denis and Hazel

      £10.00

    • Nick Foley

      Nick Foley

      Aug 27, 2018

      Good luck!

      £25.00

    • Jayne Wall

      Jayne Wall

      Aug 26, 2018

      £10.00

    • Debi Daly

      Debi Daly

      Aug 23, 2018

      Good luck Matthew, have a great time.

      £10.00

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