WLCA Summer cricket camps for kids are back!
5 Questions with Alex Manning
Our highly popular summer cricket camps in association with the WLCA commence again on 8th July! Book now to avoid disappointment at www.wlca-cricket.com.
One to one coaching sessions for kids are also available throughout the summer with the WLCA’s fully qualified coaches!
5 Questions with Sahil Kher...
This week’s 5 Questions is with the General, Alex Manning. Now a cornerstone of the 1st XI (as the world’s tallest wicket keeper), Alex is a former colt who has played through Acton’s junior age groups and up through the senior XIs…
5 Questions with Adam "Mitch" Forsdike...
Now in his fifth season with the club, Sahil ‘King Julien’ Kher has made a reputation for himself as a prolific run scorer at the top of the 1st XI batting order. Now in his second season as Club Captain, Sahil took a break from his quest to mastermind a 1st XI promotion back to Division 2 of the Middlesex County Cricket League to answer our usual five questions…
5 Questions with Uncle Phil and Uncle Den
Adam “Mitch” Forsdike is undoubtedly one of Acton’s most popular characters. Whilst perhaps best known for his religious commitment to a post-match Aeronaut and Babylon routine (which sometimes ends in a bus journey to Liverpool St / Harlesden / Stonehenge), with coming up to 2,000 premier league runs to his name, Mitch’s contribution the 2nd XI’s continued success is not to be underestimated.
In addition to his on-field achievements, over recent seasons Mitch has become an increasingly important component of our juniors’ section, coaching the successful U10s side.
With more than 10 years at the club to recollect on, we ask our favourite diminutive opener our usual 5 Questions…
Acton C.C. is fondly talked about by many of its members as a ‘family club’. There is no better example of this – both figuratively and literally - than the Hunt family, whose affiliation with Acton has spanned nearly 50 years.
The first Hunts at Acton were brothers Philip (‘Uncle Phil’) and Dennis (you guessed it, ’Uncle Den’). As well as having successful playing careers with the clubs, and still being proud supporters and Honorary Life Members of Acton, their legacy with the club lives on with Uncle Den’s son James and Uncle Phil’s son Keith both mainstays of the 1st and 2nd XIs over the last 20 years. Keith’s brother, Tony ‘Sven’ Hunt has been a cornerstone of the Colts section and 4th XI throughout a critical period for our club.
Few have seen Acton C.C. change as much as Phil and Den over the years, which they talk about in the latest 5 Questions feature….