Bells Yew Green Cricket Club was formed in 1947 by men from the village returning from the war.
We are a friendly village club which runs four Senior Saturday sides in the East Sussex Cricket League.
On a Sunday we run a friendly side and a Kent Sunday Development League side.
We also play in the Greensands Midweek League
We also have a well reputed Junior Section with teams for boys at Under 15/13/11/9 level, starting from age 6 upwards and we also run girls sides at Under 15/13/11/9 & two Ladies sides.
What Sussex Cricket Board have to say about BYGCC
‘What you have done for cricket in Sussex and elsewhere is tremendous’
‘How good to know that we have a stronghold of cricket in East Sussex’
Chairman of the Sussex Board
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark