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Free Cricket Nets at Lords 19 March 2022!

mage shows a wide sceen photo of metro cricket players at the Lords indoor nets with a inset photo close up photo of a batsman in the nets. Free Cricket Nets at Lords 2022
Venue:
Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Time:
12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Phone:
077 4232 3224
Date:
19th March 2022
Cost:
Free


Want to try Cricket for blind and partially sighted people, Well now is the time,  there is no better way than learning for our talented cricketers plus why not do it at the best Cricket nets in London, Yes that right, learn at Lords! Start your 2022 right and join in.

Free Cricket Nets at  Lords 

Date: 19 March 2022   Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Venue: Lords Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Contact: Rory Field: Email: rory.field74@gmail.com
or Phone: 077 4232 3224 (Rory Field)

Are there any better locations in the UK to try it out!  There is no doubt you will be learning from some talented cricketers and you will be in good company as many of the Metro Cricket Team are Blind Cricket England and Wales league, winners! and have played for the England team as well!

Blind Cricket Video below

Metro Development Team is called the Metro Devils

Metro Devils Cricket Team

Would you like to play cricket? We are always happy to welcome enthusiastic new players, so if you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact Hassan Khan at the Metro Devils h.khan25@googlemail.com +447868138536

Metro Cricket Team

Metro Cricket Team

If you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact our Sport Lead for cricket, Rory Field rory.field74@gmail.com  07742 323224 or contact Lucy lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org 07956 292046.

 

Nick Ebbeck Talks about Playing Blind Cricket

Metro Member Nick Ebbeck talks about playing Blind Cricket with Charlie Raven our sports development officer in the audio podcast below. Recorded at the Oval cricket nets session.

 

 

Metro cricketer jumps and runs to get the run!
Metro cricketer jumps over the wicket to get the run!

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook |Twitter  |Instagram  |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

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Free Cricket Nets at Lords 5 Feb 2022!

mage shows a wide sceen photo of metro cricket players at the Lords indoor nets with a inset photo close up photo of a batsman in the nets. Free Cricket Nets at Lords 2022
Venue:
Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Time:
12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Phone:
077 4232 3224
Date:
05th February 2022
Cost:
Free


Want to try Cricket for blind and partially sighted people, Well now is the time,  there is no better way than learning for our talented cricketers plus why not do it at the best Cricket nets in London, Yes that right, learn at Lords! Start your 2022 right and join in.

Free Cricket Nets at  Lords 

Date: 5 February 2022   Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Venue: Lords Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Contact: Rory Field: Email: rory.field74@gmail.com
or Phone: 077 4232 3224 (Rory Field)

Are there any better locations in the UK to try it out!  There is no doubt you will be learning from some talented cricketers and you will be in good company as many of the Metro Cricket Team are Blind Cricket England and Wales league, winners! and have played for the England team as well!

Blind Cricket Video below

Metro Development Team is called the Metro Devils

Metro Devils Cricket Team

Would you like to play cricket? We are always happy to welcome enthusiastic new players, so if you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact Hassan Khan at the Metro Devils h.khan25@googlemail.com +447868138536

Metro Cricket Team

Metro Cricket Team

If you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact our Sport Lead for cricket, Rory Field rory.field74@gmail.com  07742 323224 or contact Lucy lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org 07956 292046.

 

Nick Ebbeck Talks about Playing Blind Cricket

Metro Member Nick Ebbeck talks about playing Blind Cricket with Charlie Raven our sports development officer in the audio podcast below. Recorded at the Oval cricket nets session.

 

 

Metro cricketer jumps and runs to get the run!
Metro cricketer jumps over the wicket to get the run!

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook |Twitter  |Instagram  |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

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Free Cricket Nets at Lords 15 Jan 2022!

mage shows a wide sceen photo of metro cricket players at the Lords indoor nets with a inset photo close up photo of a batsman in the nets. Free Cricket Nets at Lords 2022
Venue:
Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Time:
12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Phone:
077 4232 3224
Date:
15th January 2022
Cost:
Free


Want to try Cricket for blind and partially sighted people, Well now is the time,  there is no better way than learning for our talented cricketers plus why not do it at the best Cricket nets in London, Yes that right, learn at Lords! Start your 2022 right and join in.

Free Cricket Nets at  Lords 

Date: 15 January 2022   Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Venue: Lords Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Contact: Rory Field: Email: rory.field74@gmail.com
or Phone: 077 4232 3224 (Rory Field)

Are there any better locations in the UK to try it out!  There is no doubt you will be learning from some talented cricketers and you will be in good company as many of the Metro Cricket Team are Blind Cricket England and Wales league, winners! and have played for the England team as well!

Blind Cricket Video below

Metro Development Team is called the Metro Devils

Metro Devils Cricket Team

Would you like to play cricket? We are always happy to welcome enthusiastic new players, so if you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact Hassan Khan at the Metro Devils h.khan25@googlemail.com +447868138536

Metro Cricket Team

Metro Cricket Team

If you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact our Sport Lead for cricket, Rory Field rory.field74@gmail.com  07742 323224 or contact Lucy lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org 07956 292046.

 

Nick Ebbeck Talks about Playing Blind Cricket

Metro Member Nick Ebbeck talks about playing Blind Cricket with Charlie Raven our sports development officer in the audio podcast below. Recorded at the Oval cricket nets session.

 

 

Metro cricketer jumps and runs to get the run!
Metro cricketer jumps over the wicket to get the run!

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook |Twitter  |Instagram  |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

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Metro at the House of Lords!

Metro blind sport at the House of Lords Sport and Recreation Committee. photo of Martin and Rainbow over a blurred photo of the inside of the house of Lords

House of Lords National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee

Last week Martin Symcox, Metro Blind Sport CEO, was invited to give evidence at the House of Lords National Sport and Recreation Committee. Martin was in a breakout room with Lord Addington, Baroness Morris and Baroness Brady.

The Committee was appointed to consider the effectiveness of current sport and recreation policies and initiatives and the case for a national plan for sport and recreation.

Before the Meeting, Martin contacted a few of our members to get their views. A huge thank you to all who provided their feedback.

Armed with the positive evidence on what sport can help achieve. Martin highlighted the key issues facing young, visually impaired people regarding sport and physical activity directly to the house of Lords.

  • Improve societies awareness and understanding that sight loss isn’t a barrier to participation in, engagement with or enjoyment of sport or physical activity.
  • Increase the skills and knowledge of local sports organisations, providers and facilities about sight loss to make participation in sport and physical activity more accessible and inclusive.
  • Increase the confidence of blind and partially sighted people to take part in sport or get active.

Rainbow Mbuangi, a young man from St. Vincent’s school, joined Martin and shared how his confidence grew considerably since fully partaking in a range of sports he couldn’t previously!  Now Rainbow is a Merseyside Blind and Visually Impaired Football Club player and part of the England Blind Football squad.

It was a rewarding experience for both Martin and Rainbow as they engaged the Lord’s Committee in the issues faced, and it is pleasing to know that they are keen to find solutions.

What happens next?

The committee has been receiving written and oral evidence since December and continue to do so. Historically, evidence committee’s produce a report for the Government based on their findings.  We will update you when we know more.

 

Metro Blind Sports Links & Social Networks

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Free Cricket Nets: Oval and Lords!

Free Cricket Nets at Lords 2019!

Metro Blind Sport have organised three exciting opportunities to try cricket in 2019.

Want to try Blind Cricket, Well now is the time,  there is no better way than learning for our talented cricketers plus why not do it at the best Cricket nets in London, Yes that right, learn at the Oval and Lords in January, Feb, March, Start off your 2019 right and join in.  Event details below.

Cricket Nets at the Oval

Date: 12 January 2019 Time: 2 pm  – 4 pm
Venue: Ken Barrington Cricket Centre, The Kia Oval, Kennington, London SE11 5SS
Contact: Rory Field:  Email: rory.field74@gmail.com  or Phone: 077 4232 3224 (Rory Field)

Cricket Nets at  Lords 

Date: 16 February Time: 4pm – 6pm
Date: 23 March   Time: 4pm – 6pm
Venue: Lords Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Contact: Rory Field: Email: rory.field74@gmail.com  or Phone: 077 4232 3224 (Rory Field)

Are there any better locations in the UK to try it out!  There is no doubt you will be learning from some talented cricketers and you will be in good company as the Metro Cricket Team won the Blind Cricket England and Wales league in 2018.

 

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