Cricket Club Issue 42 - Page 16

Ampthill Town FOLLOW US ONLINE TWITTER.COM/CRICKETCLUBMAG Ampthill Town CRICKET CLUB A mpthill Town CC is a terrific example of a well-run community establishment that plays a vital role in their local area. We caught up with their Chairman Jeremy Degnan to find out more about the good work that the club has been doing in recent times. Involvement He told us, “I played my first game as an 11 year old in the U16 team back in the early 80’s. My dad played for the club and it was only natural that my brother and I followed suit. I have played every season since, although I am not the longest serving current player. Being Chairman of our fine club is very rewarding having seen it change so much over the last 30 plus years. My aim is that we as a club constantly improve both on and off the pitch ensuring we play at the highest level we can within our means. Our biggest challenge is to get players/members to visit the club on a regular basis other than playing days to take money over the bar. Our ground is situated in the lovely Ampthill Great Park and is only open during the season and so we have to try and maximise our income during this period.” 2015 “I believe the mood is buoyant at the moment, our Saturday first XI are challenging for promotion in the Ampthill Town Club Info - www.ampthilltown.play-cricket.com - Twitter : @AmpthillTownCC - Found 1880 16 Issue 42