21st November 2019

Welcome to ion8 Forfarshire Cricket Club
2019 Cricket Scotland Grand Final Winners  -  2019 Eastern Premiership Champions
2019 Murgitroyd T20 National Knockout Winners

Based at Forthill Community Sports Club in Broughty Ferry, ion8 Forfarshire Cricket Club runs four senior teams and a thriving junior section with teams at under 18, under 16, under 14 and under 12 levels. Qualified coaches provide all year round high quality junior coaching for boys and girls. In 2019 the club launched a Women's section offering regular CricHIIT and softball sessions.

ion8 Forfarshire 1st XI are the current champions of Scotland, having won the 2019 Cricket Scotland Grand Final and Eastern Premiership, before rounding off a momentous season by winning the Murgitroyd T20 National Knockout. The club 2nd XI play in the North East Championship which they won in 2015 while Forfarshire's 3rd and 4th teams play in the SPCU with a focus on enjoyment, player development and young players making the transition from junior to senior cricket. 

Significant improvements have been made to club facilities at the Forthill ground in recent years, with a custom built three-lane indoor practice facility completed in 2017 in addition to a new electronic scoreboard. A hospitality marquee and barbecue area has rejuvenated the match-day experience for players and spectators alike. 2018 saw complete refurbishment of the pavilion bar and function suite to create a modern multi-purpose facility, while an ongoing program of improvements to pavilion facilities continues today.

The club welcomes all ages and abilities whether as a player or spectator - click on one of the links below for more information.

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ion8 Forfarshire CC - Office Bearers for Season 2020

ion8 Forfarshire CC - Office Bearers for Season 2020 ion8 Forfarshire's 2019 AGM took place at Forthill on Tuesday evening (19th November). The well attended meeting made the following appointments for.......

Forfarshire Lottery Winners for October

The Forfarshire Lottery winners for October are £100 C.Sim (no. 131) and £50 D.Johnston (no.236). Entry to the Forfarshire Lottery costs just £4 per .......

Annual General Meeting - Forfarshire CC

Annual General Meeting - Forfarshire CC The Annual General Meeting of Forfarshire CC will take place at Forthill on Tuesday 19th November starting at 7.45pm. All members are invited to at.......

NEW DATE! Forthill Community Sports Club AGM - Wednesday 20th November (7pm)

NEW DATE! Forthill Community Sports Club AGM - Wednesday 20th November (7pm) The Annual General Meeting of Forthill Community Sports Club will take place on Wednesday 20th November at 7pm - all welcome. ....

Paint It Up Class - Sunday 10th November at Forthill

Paint It Up Class - Sunday 10th November at Forthill Following two very successful classes, we are bringing back our popular PAINT IT UP class to Forthill on Sunday 10th November, this time to learn to p.......

Winter CricHIIT (Indoors) Starts Tuesday 22nd October

Winter CricHIIT (Indoors) Starts Tuesday 22nd October Indoor CricHIIT and Ladies Softball starts again on Tuesday 22nd October in the Games Hall at Eastern Primary School, Camperdown Street, Broughty Fer.......

Ladies Night - Friday 1st November at Forthill (7pm-9pm)

Ladies Night - Friday 1st November at Forthill (7pm-9pm) Forfarshire CC is hosting their 4th Ladies Night to help raise funds for the club junior section.  It will be an evening of shopping and pampering. Yo.......

Forfarshire CC Announce Hall of Fame Inductees

Forfarshire CC Announce Hall of Fame Inductees At the end of a special year for ion8 Forfarshire CC, we are delighted to launch the Forfarshire CC Hall of Fame, and with much pride announce the fir.......

Forfarshire CC Member Parking Restrictions

From Wednesday 28th August, parking restrictions will be in place at Forthill Community Sports Club to accommodate the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier.......

FORFARSHIRE CC CHAMPIONS PARTY

Following the magnificent 1st XI victory last Saturday to secure the Eastern Premiership title, the 'End of Season Party' has now become a 'Champions .......
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Match Report: Forfarshire 3rd XI v Rossie Priory - Sunday 30th June.

A warm Sunday afternoon at Forthill saw the ion8 Forfarshire 3rd XI play host to Rossie Priory.

Winning the toss and bowling first, Liam and Lewis C opened the bowling, Rossie's openers were in no mood for hanging around however and set about playing shot after shot and punishing anything that wasn't on the spot. At drinks, Rossie were still without loss at 93/0. Forfs knew they needed some wickets and eventually Craig provided two of them in two balls. Regular wickets fell from that point onwards with Steve Bedford and Tom Bruce picking them up. Rossie eventually ended their innings 184/7. 

After a break for sausage rolls to be eaten Forfs went out to bat. Steve Bedford and Cammy Walker opening and set about putting the bad ball away and scoring at a decent rate. Cammy was the first wicket to fall for 27. Steve was joined by Craig who hit a quickfire 14 before being caught at cover. When Steve was bowled for 32, Harry and Callum continued to score although a bit slower for a while as Callum appeared to have done something to his knee, for what must be the first time in 3rd XI cricket a runner was called for in the form of Craig. Callum eventually fell for 10 and James joined Harry. The pair put on a very decent stand together and laid into the bowling attack to get Forfs close to the target, when Harry fell there was about 20 runs to get, Clark joined James at the crease and continued where Harry had left off and the runs came in next to no time at all, James hitting the winning runs with a 4 through deep backward square and in the process bringing up his 50. 

Another good win for the 3rd XI and a third on the bounce, attention turns to another triple saturday next weekend when the 3s go up against Glenrothes in Fife. scorecard

Match Report: ion8 Forfarshire 1st XI v Stewarts Melville 1st XI - Saturday 22nd June

Ion8 Forfarshire hoped to maintain their top of the league position when welcoming Stewarts Melville FP to Forthill on Saturday.




An interesting sideshow to the fixture saw the home team’s Craig Wallace playing against his brother Andy who was in the visiting eleven. The visitors batted first and good contributions from Pillay (65), McCallum (55) and Wilkinson (51) helped them to a total of 208 for 8 from their allotted overs. Pick of the home bowlers was once again Brock Ditchmen with 3 for 38.

The home side batted very sensibly in pursuit of victory and terrific innings came from Craig Wallace (76) and skipper Umair Mohammed (73 not out) who both played beautifully. Callum Garden finished the game in style with six over mid-on, much to the delight of the large crowd who had gathered for the annual beer festival. This win keeps ion8 Forfarshire 1st XI at the top of the league and a vital clash against second placed Grange will take place at Forthill next Saturday (29th June).  
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Match Report: ion8 Forfarshire 3rd XI v Freuchie 2nd XI - Sunday 23rd June

Ion8 Forfarshire 3rd XI welcomed Freuchie 2nd XI to Forthill on Sunday for their latest SPCU division 1 game.

Steady runs came throughout the early overs and towards the end of the innings Fergus Duncan (73 not out) and Harry Hardie (54 not out) played some excellent shots and the innings closed on a healthy total of 233 for 4.

Freuchie batted well in pursuit of the total and in spite of some fine home bowling from Lewis Clark and Fergus Duncan the winning total was in sight for the visitors. Some tense final overs were bowled by Lewis Robinson and Callum Walker and some amazing fielding from Glenn Carnegie was a real highlight. In a game that could have gone either way right up until the last ball, it was the home team that squeezed home by 5 runs in an exciting finish.

This was a great game played in fantastic spirit throughout and was a fine win for the young ion8 Forfarshire side. scorecard 
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