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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

Sad passing of Robert ‘Rab’ Ramsay

Morton Cricket Club are sad to announce the passing of Robert "Rab" Ramsay. Rab had played for the club for many years. He was known for (often perilously) throwing his body on the line in the field. His sometimes gruff exterior couldn't ... More

Con de Lange

All at ESCA are saddened to hear of the passing of Con de Lange at the age of 38, on 18th April '19.  Con had been fighting hard against a brain tumor since the end of 2017 and had been helping raise awareness of the disease through work with The ... More

ESCA Rules 2019 – Updated

Thanks to all clubs who attended the ESCA SGM & Pre-season meeting.  Updated rules are now available on the website, reflecting what was voted through tonight. The summary of changes can also be viewed.  These can be downloaded here: http:/... More

REMINDER: ESCA – Pre-season meeting, Tues 16th April ’19

Further to previous messages, this is a reminder that the ESCA pre-season meeting and SGM will take place on Tuesday 16th April '19 , 7pm @ Stewart's Melville (Inverleith) club house. The agenda and documents associated with the proposed rule ... More

Cricket Scotland Launches #Beanies4BrainTumours – Please help

Cricket Scotland has announced a new campaign, #Beanies4BrainTumours, with the aim of raising £3,500 across the club network for the Brain Tumour Charity through purchasing charity beanies and wearing them on the first game of the season. More ... More

Tapeball Cricket

A new cricket-based project has been launched at the Jack Kane Sports Centre - Tapeball.  This is part of the Sportscotland's Go Live Go Active strategy to "Back to Sport" programme at the site and in conjunction with Cricket Scotland, given the ... More

ESCA – Pre-season meeting – DATE CHANGE

We have had to make the decision to delay the ESCA Pre-season meeting and SGM due to be held next week.  The new date for the meeting will be Tuesday 16th April '19, and will still be held at Inverleith (Stewart's Melville) at 7pm. Apologies ... More

ESCOA pre-season meeting invite – Law Changes & WTU

ESCOA have been reviewing what they can offer by way of support to ESCA clubs around new law changes.  By way of this, ESCOA would like to invite all ESCA Club Captains to their pre-season meeting to be held on 7th April 2019 at Grange CC, starting ... More

CS Guidance: Overseas Players

Cricket Scotland have provided some guidance on the new Home Office definitions that will affect overseas amateurs and paid players, in relation to visa requirements and allowances.  The letter is pasted below, with the additional documents ... More

Stuart & Stuart Penicuik CC – Boundary Net Appeal

Stuart & Stuart Penicuik have asked us to highlight and share their current crowd funding link, aimed at raising finances for a boundary net at Kirkhill. The link is below and has an explanation to help people understand their position. ... More

ESCA Pre-season meeting & SGM – 20th March ’19

The ESCA pre-season meeting will take place on Wednesday 20th March at Inverleith (Stewart's Melville), starting at 7pm promptly.  The SGM agenda will be issued to clubs prior to the meeting, but the main purpose is to ratify any rules changes ... More