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Clubs Deadline, AGM & Fixtures for 2021 – Proposed Changes

We hope the truncated season was successful for everyone and players got some meaningful cricket.  As previous communications, we will be looking to undertake a formal survey in due course, but we'd welcome any feedback. Normally we'd have ... More

Mike (Scribe) Scott (Linlithgow CC)

On the 21st May 2020, Mike (Scribe) Scott of Linlithgow CC sadly and unexpectedly passed away.  Scribe was the scorer for the Linlithgow CC / West Lothian CCC for over 30 years and, as such, Linlithgow Cricket Club are fundraising to either ... More

George Strachan

Text by George Bannerman West Lothian County Cricket Association (Linlithgow Cricket Club) is mourning the passing of one of its finest servants George R. Strachan who died on Monday 9th of March. George joined West Lothian from the Atlas Club ... More

Introduction to Umpiring Course

ESCOA, in conjunction with ESCA, are looking to provide an Introduction to Umpiring course on Monday 23rd March '20, at 7pm.  This will take place at the Long Room at Grange and will be led by Clive Allen and team. This will be a good chance for ... More

Notice of ESCA Pre-Season Meeting & Special General Meeting – Tuesday 17th March

As noted previously, the ESCA Pre-Season Clubs Meeting and Special General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 17th March at Stewart's Melville Pavilion at Ferry Road, Inverleith (EH5 2DW), at 7.00pm.  Please meet downstairs in Pavilion from ... More

RHC Head Coach Sought

A message from RHC, who are looking for a new head coach. Royal High Corstorphine Cricket Club Head Coach The unexpected departure of our current Director of Cricket to a coaching role in the national Women’s game has created a vacancy of ... More

2020 Fixtures Now Up

As of today, the full list of fixtures for ESCA Championship to Div 7 are available.  We have 11 teams in Div 7 and therefore it has been a bit more tricky to deal with, hence the delay. For those in division 7, most teams will play 16 matches ... More

Stewart’s Melville CC – Women & Girls Head Coach Opportunity

Stewart's Melville CC is looking to recruit a part-time Head Coach for their Womens & Girls' Cricket Programme for summer 2020. They are seeking an experienced and inspiring Head Coach who has the skills and flexibility required to "make a ... More

Hugh Kirkpatrick

ESCA are sad to announce the passing of former ESCA president Hugh Kirkpatrick who passed away last week. Hugh was ESCA President in 1982 and 83 and was also one of the key members involved in the formation of Holy Cross Academicals in the early ... More

Governing Body Endorsement Requirements for Season 2020

Below and attached are the Governing Body Endorsement requirements agreed with the Home Office for season 2020 regarding Overseas players in Scotland. Attached for information: Overseas players and the Home Office Immigration Rules Season ... More

Cricket Coach Wanted – Dunfermline & Carnegie

Dunfermline & Carnegie CC are looking for a new cricket coach.  Please see the attached advert for more details and get in touch if you are interested. Dunfermline and Carnegie Coach advert More

ESCA Dinner – Cancelled

We are disappointed to have to make the call we have, but we have reluctantly decided to cancel the ESCA dinner proposed for Friday 25th October.  This was simply due to a lack of numbers to make the event feasible.     Apologies to ... More

ESCA AGM 2019 – Tues 19th November ’19

The ESCA Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th November at Inverleith (Stewarts Melville Clubhouse EH5 2DW) at 7.30pm.  Presentation of Fairplay Trophies & Divisional Batting / Bowling Prizes will be held at start of meeting ... More

Alun Davies – Carlton CC

Cricketers, officials and supporters in the East of Scotland and further afield will be saddened to learn of the passing of former Carlton captain and President, Alun Davies. Alun hailed from South Wales and made a huge contribution to the fortunes ... More

ESCA Committee & Sub-Committees – New Members

We are looking towards 2020 and with changes on the committee in recent weeks, we are looking for volunteers to be part of ESCA; whether this is on the full committee or part of a sub-committee. There is a lot of work put in by a small number of ... More

ESCA Saturday Leagues – Participation 2020?

Now that the 2019 season is now complete, we are not dwelling, but looking to 2020 and would like clubs to confirm their participation in ESCA Saturday Leagues for 2020 season.Please can all clubs confirm the number of teams they intend to field in ... More

Braw Skelp 2019 – Finals Day Attempt 2 – Sun 25th Aug ’19

After being postponed due to rain and trying to re-sort grounds, the Braw Skelp Finals Day attempt 2 will be this Sunday (25th August).  The 4 teams competing will be Morton and Drummond Trinity from Conference A and Stuart&Stuart Penicuik and ... More

Sad passing of a true gent – Willie Morton

Most people will have seen the sad news of the passing of a gentleman of cricket; Willie Morton. Our thoughts and condolences go out to all his family, friends and those who were fortunate enough to know him. ESCA cannot put into words the ... More

Braw Skelp 2019 – Finals Day – Sun 11th Aug ’19

After some time trying to sort grounds and an issue finalising a result of one of the games, the Finals day line up is set.  The 4 teams will be Morton and Drummond Trinity from Conference A and Stuart&Stuart Penicuik and Marchmont from ... More

Murgitroyd Masterton Final – 24th July @ Grange Loan

Want some T20 action?  The Murgitroyd Masterton final is on tomorrow (24th July), 6pm at Grange Loan with Heriots CC playing RH Corstorphine.  These were the top 2 in the league stages with previous meeting decided by just 4 runs. Anyone for a ... More