Chidham & Hambrook Cricket Club
Chidham & Hambrook Cricket Club

CHCC Golf Society & Awards Day

Golf Winners: Nick, John, Pete and Matt



The Chidham & Hambrook CC 2022 annual awards took place in the Barleycorn pub on Saturday 15th October and the evening was very well supported with around 40 players and family members in attendance. Landlords Kelly and Alex treated the players to a delightful curry buffet, Clarky and POD sold the club raffle tickets and the scene was then set for compere Alex Crook to start the awards ceremony alongside club skipper Keith Davey. 


The golf awards for the club society event, held earlier in the day at Goodwood, were dished out first (see Golf Society page) and then attentions were turned to the serious business of the cricket trophies. Rory Peterson won the Top Batsman award once again with an average of 48.33 runs from his 7 matches. 'Pistol' Pete Wild had a great season with the bat (28.5 average), primarily thanks to smashing a 50 not out at Westbourne in August, for which he received a special batting award on the night.


Matt Hill took the most wickets last season but missed out on the Top Bowler trophy as the award was based on the economies of bowling, but this year the committee decided to base it on wickets taken and it seemed only fitting that Matt (11) was top once again. Andy Clark was the 3rd best batsman and 2nd best bowler this season so he received the Top All-Rounder award. The Top Fielder award was presented to Steve Clark once again due to putting his body on the line in every game and always giving maximum effort, despite his years.


The Duck Prize was closely fought and Ben Cummings secured permanent ownership of the large signed rubber duck thanks to suffering 5 zeros in 11 innings, just beating Matt Hill (4) and Keith (3). The Most Improved player went to new-comer Simon Gill who, following a shaky start, ended the season knocking 86 runs in 9 innings and also took 8 wickets along the way.  


The most emotional part of the evening came when John Strudwick was presented with the Player's Player award after an amazing season with bat and ball following personal tragedy. Some of the voting comments from his fellow players included:


“Under the most extreme adversity, he has remained a true club man, amazing”


“Always stepping up, looking out for us all, a huge part of our team and the odd skippering in a tough year”


“It has been a difficult year for this player and his family but he has shown true spirit and resilience”


Finally Rory presented the Chairman's Award to young Ben Webster who only featured once for the Hawks, playing in his first ever competitive match in a Sunday game at home to Emsworth, but showed great attitude and ability. He could be one to note for the future!


The evening concluded with the customary club raffle, with one prize (a blow up alarm clock) even being auctioned off at one stage.


Cricket Awards Report and Pictures


Golf Society Report and Pictures


Chidham & Hambrook CC Family Fun Day 2022

Family Fun Day winning team - "The Wild Ones"


26/06/22: Chidham & Hambrook Cricket Club hosted their inaugural Family Fun Day at Bosham on Sunday and around 100 people attended the memorable event, sampling village cricket in a relaxed atmosphere whilst enjoying a burger and an ice-cream.


A total of seven teams entered the competition, with each team consisting of six players of various ages and abilities. Each team played two 12 over games, with all players getting a chance to bowl, bat and field on the Bosham cricket pitch. The winning team were "The Wild Ones" (pictured above) who scored a total of 104 runs in their two matches, 37 runs clear of the next best team "Averys", with "Mr Whippy" finishing 3rd on 65 runs.


The event concluded with a large raffle featuring multiple vouchers from local businesses and plenty of alcohol, with most families winning a prize or two. The proceeds from the day, well over £500, are being donated to local charity PACSO (Parents are Carers Support Organisation) which supports children with disabilities aged 0-25 and their families in the Chichester and Arun districts of West Sussex. The PACSO Fundraising Manager Sarah Webster attended the event with her children and had a great time - she will be receiving a cheque on behalf of the charity in an upcoming Hawks match.


The Family Fun Day wouldn't have been possible without the herculean efforts of the Chidham & Hambrook CC Chairman Rory Peterson and a big thankyou also goes out to the following:


Simon and Thecla Scully-Horner for organising the teams and scoring the matches

Kelly and Alex from the Barleycorn for supplying the hot food and refreshments

Andy for supplying the Mr Whippy ice-cream van

Dan for supplying the Jumping Jacks bouncy castle

Multiple local businesses for providing raffle vouchers

Jason Burt for providing the cakes from the Farmhouse Bakery

The various Hawks players who helped setup the event, organised the raffle and umpired the matches

Bosham Cricket Club for letting the Hawks host the Family Fun Day at their tranquil ground in Delling Lane 


Full Report and Gallery


Welcome to Chidham & Hambrook Cricket Club


Chidham & Hambrook Cricket Club was reformed in 2008, some 40 years after organised cricket was last played in our parish. Our villages are situated between the cathedral city of Chichester and the harbour village of Emsworth on the edge of the picturesque South Downs.


We welcome player of all ages and abilities and generally play friendly Twenty20 midweek matches and the occasional Sunday 40 over fixture against teams in and around our local area. We play our home games at the ground of Bosham Cricket Club who kindly allow us to share their pitch and facilities, but our hope still holds that one day we will have our own ground back within one of the villages. The club's nickname is the "HAWKS"


We all enjoy playing cricket and although winning is important we believe in playing the game in the right way, the "spirit of cricket". The social side is also important and the team can often be found in the local Barley Corn pub after matches chatting about the game, drinking beer and playing darts or pool.


Visitors to our site can keep up to date with all the latest results and information about our club and if you would like further information on becoming a new member, playing or non-playing then please contact the Club Chairman below:


Rory Peterson: 07493 252197



Upcoming Fixtures 2023


Thu 13th July

(A) Racqueteers CHGT 6pm


Wed 26th July



Thu 3rd August

(H) LAVANT 6pm



Chidham & Hambrook CC Family Fun Day

Sunday June 26th 11am to 3pm

For further details and an entry form please click here

CHG Trophy

The CHG trophy is an annual T20 tri-series tournament played between the clubs of Bosham, Chidham & Hambrook and Racqueteers. For the latest results click here.


The CHG trophy is an annual T20 tri-series tournament played between the clubs of Bosham, Chidham & Hambrook and Racqueteers. For the latest results click here.


The Village Magazine


Local publication serving the community from Emsowrth to Chichester. Click on the image below to vist The Village website


Chidham & Hambrook Parish Council Website


Click on the image below to find out lots of useful information about our local area.


We would like to say thanks to the Hawk's Team Sponsors


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Bosham Dental Laboratory - Keith Davey

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Peter Wild Wealth Management LTD

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