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17th February 2017by Stewart Webber

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jonathan Batty as Senior cricket coach at Purley.

Jonathan (JB) is a former player for Surrey CCC and latterly Gloucestershire CCC. He played as wicket-keeper batsman often opening the batting.

JB was a regular fixture in the all-conquering Surrey side around the turn of the century when they won 3 County Championship titles. He captained Surrey in 2004 and was awarded a “benefit year” in 2009.

JB equalled the world record for the most catches in an innings, with 8 against Kent in 2004 and then shortly afterwards broke the world record for the most catches in a match with 11 against Lancashire.

Ian Botham is quoted as having described JB as “the best wicket-keeper batsman never to have played for England”.

JB is a very experienced cricket coach having been a member of the coaching team for the England Development Programme (U17), coach at Gloucestershire and the England Women’s Squad. He is now a teacher of Geology and the Head of Cricket at Caterham School.

FIRST CLASS CAREER BATTING AND FIELDING (1994 – 2013)
Matches – 221
Innings – 346
Not Out – 38
RUNS – 9685
Highest Score – 168*
Average – 31.44
100s – 20
50s – 41
Catches – 605
Stumpings – 68


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23rd March 2016by Stewart Webber

27th March 2016

Bookings available between 12:30-15:00
Price: Adults £12.50 & Children £6 (under 5 free)

Three courses served to your table:
Starter – Homemade soup or melon/Parma ham

Main – Roast Lamb or chicken in a white cream sauce, served with a selection of fresh vegetables & roast potatoes
Dessert – Homemade apple pie or Profiterole gateaux

There will be an Easter egg hunt for the children @ 12:30

Please can you book and pay either by phone or at reception/bar by 12noon on 24th March


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18th February 2016by Stewart Webber

Sunday 6th March 2016 12:30 onward

Please come and enjoy a delicious selection of roast meats, accompanied by a choice of 8 vegetables; starters are homemade soup or melon with Parma ham and to finish, homemade trifle, treacle tart or lemon cheesecake. And that’s not all, children can have unlimited soft drink refills and all mum’s receive a complimentary small bottle of Prosecco to celebrate their day and enjoy music played by Andy Robinson.  Go on, all mothers deserve a treat! Book at the bar now.

Adults £17.50 Children £8.00
SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY OFFER £15 FOR A LARGE BOTTLE OF PROSECCO


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12th January 2016by Stewart Webber

Purley Sports Club Introduces a New Annual
Intersection Quiz Night
Friday, 22 January, Starts at 19:00

This event is guaranteed to be highly competitive therefore please act quickly to guarantee your place.
Price £5 per person  – which includes hot platter of nibbles per team of 8 people.

Please contact your section champion for more detail and to express your interest.
Otherwise email jane@purleysportsclub.co.uk if you cannot get hold of them.