Sherwood partners with Fairview Rangers

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sherwood solarpvSherwood Cricket Club enters partnership with Fairview Rangers FC

Youth football comes to the SCG 


Rochester, Kent – 1st October, 2012. Sherwood Cricket Club is proud to announce that as part of an ongoing programme to increase participation in sport it has signed a partnership with Fairview Rangers Football Club, a youth football club who plays in the Medway Youth Football league.
Tony Rossiter, Chairman - Sherwood CC commented “We are delighted to have Fairview Rangers FC use the facilities at Sherwood during the non-cricket season. We welcome them and their players families to Sherwood and hope that we can have a long lasting relationship with the club”.

Sherwood Cricket Club has been actively pursuing additional sports to be played at the Sherwood Cricket ground in Cloudesley Close, Rochester. This will increase participation in sport throughout Medway and also provide the facilities for young members to play both cricket and football at Sherwood all year round. As part of the programme, Sherwood provides three youth sized pitches on the 6.5 acres of the grounds owned by Sherwood Cricket Club. In addition, the facilities at Sherwood are available for the full use of the Fairview Rangers players, families and spectators including the changing rooms, kitchen and bar facilities.

“The facilities provided at Sherwood are ideal for our Under 8,9 and 10 age groups" says Steve Hawkins, Chairman at Fairview Rangers FC. "We are delighted with the quality of the playing surfaces which allows us to improve the youths skills while also providing clubhouse facilities for the parents and spectators alike. It already feels like a new home for the club, we are really thrilled to have this partnership in place with Sherwood".

About Sherwood Cricket Club

Sherwood Cricket Club was established in 1965 and our ground, known as the ‘SCG’, is located in Rochester, Kent.

We have active Senior, Youth and Social sections, with a total of over 140 members. Our teams play in the Kent Regional Cricket League, the Medway Area Sunday Cricket League and the Readers Medway Youth Cricket League.

Sherwood Cricket Club adopts an all-inclusive policy for its members irrespective of age, gender, ethnic background or cricketing ability.

We are a CASC club which has obtained Clubmark and which is recognized as a Focus Club by the Kent Cricket Board and the English Cricket Board in recognition of our strong relationship with the local community. Sherwood Cricket Club received the Bronze Award for Club of the Year in the Medway Sports Awards 2009.


For further information on Sherwood Cricket Club, please contact: Tony Rossiter, Chairman

on 01634 849278 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

About Fairview Rangers FC

Fairview Rangers FC are a youth football club playing in the Medway Youth League.  We have three teams at Under 8, Under 9 and Under 10 levels. Our new home is at the Sherwood Cricket Ground in Cloudesley Close, Rochester, Kent.


For further information on Fairview Ranger Football Club, please contact: Steve Hawkins, Chairman

on 07973 189633 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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