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Cricket Scholarship in partnership with Eaton Socon Cricket Club announced

Monday, 03 December 2018 12:05


It is with great excitement that we can announce a new additional to our ever expanding Sport Scholarship programme.  

In Partnership with Eaton Socon Cricket Club from Sept 2019 St Neots Learning and Sports Academy will open its sport scholarship programme to post 16 year old Students who wish to access Cricket as part of their 6th form enrichment. 


Iain Parr Director of St Neots Learning and Sports Academy said:

"Rob Ashwell and myself have been in discussions for quite some time now on how we can offer, in partnership with Eaton Socon Cricket Club, a Cricket Scholarship programme that can be accessed by all the talented Cricketers who play within St Neots and indeed the surrounding area.  This is a fantastic opportunity for post 16 girls and boys to get the very best educational at Longsands 6th form while at the same time access a Cricket scholarship programme,  a specific gym programme and game time under the watchful eye of our Cricketing Partners.  Cricket is now on the Longsands 6th form time table for Sept 2019!! "



Robert Ashwell Chairman ESCC added:

"Eaton Socon Cricket Club is very proud to be looking to run a Cricket scholarship in partnership with St Neots Learning and Sports Academy from  September 2019.

We believe it could be the first post 16 cricket scholarship within the UK .

The partnership will include using the facilities at both clubs and the programme will be cricket focused with fitness and gym work part of the course .

The scholarship will be run by ECB qualified coaches and with the potential to have training sessions at first class county .

On top of this we are looking at potential overseas cricket tours for the scholars and even taking in overseas scholars in the future"



Cambs & Hunts Premier League Cricket 

Great facilities with new £35,000 nets in 2017 

Central location 

One of the best local junior cricket club set ups 

ECB qualified coaches 

Qualified county coaches for age group cricket 



Rob will be available on the Friday 21st December at St Neots Town FC, in the Gregory Suite

from 10.30am 



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