Cricket Yorkshire PodcastMar 31, 2022
Speed guns, overseas players and cricket teas: Your questions answered
Over this 45-minute episode, John Fuller, Founder of cricketyorkshire.com, answers readers questions on anything to do with cricket. We have how speed guns work, sourcing overseas players, cricket teas and much more!
Inside Cricket Yorkshire and previewing the 2022 club cricket season
Asher Nutting interviews John Fuller, owner of cricketyorkshire.com and looks forward to the 2022 club cricket season in the UK. We discuss the impact of Covid, reasons for optimism, the demise of cricket teas and give a behind-the-scenes look to life running a grassroots cricket website.
Cricket club insurance that won't catch you out: Top tips from Aston Lark
Cricket club insurance is the focus this time as Colin Mico from Aston Lark offers his expertise on how clubs can get the best cover and what to watch out for. Plus, there's news of a £1,000 prize draw for all clubs (open until 29 April 2022).
Sue Mulholland and the therapy of cricket teas
Sue Mulholland has an incredible story to tell from her lifetime in cricket. Sue suffered a brain haemorrhage, nearly died and was left unable to speak or walk. Her subsequent recovery has been aided by baking and becoming renowned for exceptional cricket teas. It's a compelling listen if you get a chance. There's also a cricket teas article on cricketyorkshire.com/sue-mulholland-and-the-therapy-of-cricket-teas
Colson Smith: Evolution at Castleford Cricket Club
Colson Smith is Director of Cricket for Castleford Cricket Club, juggling his passion for club cricket with his day job as an actor on TV in Coronation Street. Here, he discusses the evolution of 'Cas' to becoming champions in 2021 of Yorkshire Premier League North and being in the final at Headingley to decide Yorkshire's Champion Club.
Article on Cricket Yorkshire: https://cricketyorkshire.com/colson-smith-castleford-cricket-club
Sixes under the stars: Day-night tape ball cricket in Yorkshire
I interview Zain Ul Abdin, Yorkshire Cricket Foundation's Community Development Officer (Bradford) during a day-night tape ball cricket tournament and how the YCF has partnered the Quaid e Azam Cricket League who have run this event for years.
Jane Pratt: Umpiring in Yorkshire's Cricket Leagues
Nick Briggs: 2,000 wickets in village cricket
Bilton-in-Ainsty's off-spin bowler Nick Briggs has quite the story to tell. He now has more than 2,000 wickets in club cricket in a career that began in 1975 - and he has the record to prove it!
Captaining Wrenthorpe Ladies & Girls: Megan Hodkinson
Megan Hodkinson discusses how she got into cricket, her journey to Wrenthorpe and progress nationally for the club's Ladies and girls side.
Yusuf Karolia: My journey in cricket coaching
My guest is Yusuf Karolia who is a Level 3 coach and also an ECB Developer who trains and mentors cricket coaches. We also discuss his role with the National Asian Cricket Council (NACC) whose aim is to support and promote cricket within the South Asian cricketing community.
Life as a cricket umpire and recruiting the next generation
This episode is packed with stories and insight of life in the white coat from Jonathan Crabtree who officiates in the Yorkshire Cricket Southern Premier League and Yorkshire Premier League North.
Joining us is Nick Boyes who works for the Yorkshire Cricket Board as Club & Community Development Manager for West Yorkshire.
Women's Big Cricket Month with Katie Stewart, Yorkshire Cricket Board
Women's Big Cricket Month, during June in 2021, champions women's and girls' cricket across England and Wales. Here, Katie Stewart from the Yorkshire Cricket Board discusses her role and what's happening in Yorkshire. To find out more, visit yorkshirecb.com.
Knocking mental health for six: Chris metcalf
Cricketer Chris Metcalf shares his candid story about struggling with mental health, the unexpected power of a cricket bat sticker and a new campaign in the Halifax Cricket League.
Payntr cricket shoes: Breaking the mould and Bodyline
An inspiring chat with Dave Paynter, Founder of Payntr Cricket, on how it all began, a family link to the famous Bodyline series and the evolution of their cricket shoes.
The Cricket Yorkshire Podcast is back...Covid and recreational cricket
A chat about a life-changing year or so due to coronavirus and its impact on recreational cricket in England - with hope for the future.
For articles on grassroots cricket in Yorkshire, check out https://cricketyorkshire.com.
Opening Up: Promoting mental health in cricket
A discussion with Opening Up Cricket founder Mark Boyns on their remit, current focus and programmes. It includes insight into their mental fitness sessions for club cricketers plus how much is mental health awareness in grassroots cricket changing?
The Hundred: Will it convert you?
The Hundred: 100 balls of innovation, excitement and a means to attract new audiences to the game or unnecessary abomination?
Dickie Bird: Home is where the heart is
Former Test cricket umpire Dickie Bird is ambassador for Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF); a charity that helps those who are born with congenital heart disease in Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire. In this sponsored episode, we hear from Andy McNally on how CHSF helps and Dickie adds his thoughts and sparkling chuckle.
You can also read the article here: https://cricketyorkshire.com/childrens-heart-surgery-fund/