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

Pre-Season Meeting – What You Owe!

With the pre-season meeting approaching here is a reminder of what you owe: £70 per club plus £10 for each extra team (e.g. £80 for 2 teams). £170 PLI for those clubs who have it through ESCA. £11 each for balls (in boxes of 6) - i.e. £66 ... 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

ESCA Fixtures 2019 & Scotland vs Sri Lanka

Fixtures The fixtures for the 2019 season have now been posted on the site.  If there are any issues with them, please let us know.  If clubs agree a mutual change to date or venue, please can the Competitions Committee be advised as soon as ... More

LMS Scotland 2019 open for entries

LMS Scotland are now open for entries for the 2019 season.  Teams can register now online at or get in contact with the LMS team at to find out more information. Leagues this year will run in ... More

Summer Internationals – Scotland vs Sri Lanka & Afghanistan

Message from Cricket Scotland regarding the summer internationals in 2019: "Tickets for Summer Internationals vs. Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at the Grange are now on-sale. Beginning with Afghanistan for two One-Day Internationals on 8th May and ... More

Physical Activity and Sport Strategy – Online Consultation

Edinburgh Leisure have emailed clubs to note that Edinburgh Council are currently undertaking a consultation exercise on their Physical Activity and Sport Strategy. Apparently there have been "several face-to-face consultation sessions held ... More

Credit Freuchie CC Twitter (though note they not be originator)

Opportunity – Freuchie Cricket Club – Player/Club Coach

There is an opportunity for a player/club coach role with Freuchie Cricket Club Role will include: Coaching at all adult training Coaching at all junior training Helping out at all junior fixtures. The candidate should hold a ... More