The Saxon Shore League

The Saxon Shore League aim to promote cricket for the benefit of the community in the districts of Dover and Shepway.

We organise and run several Indoor and Outdoor leagues in the Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15 age groups.

The league comprises teams from Folkestone, Hythe, St Margaret’s, Elham Valley, Sibton Park, Hawkinge, Ashford Town, Nonington, Walmer, Littlebourne, Linton Park, Canterbury and Deal Victoria & Barns Close.

SSL Club Contact List

Deal Victoria & Barns Close Cricket Club
Gun Meadow Court Road, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7RQ

U11 Manager: Stephen Thompson – 07732 203003 -

U13A Manager: Chris Searle – 07725 866305 -

U13B Manager: Errol Banks – 07768875375 -

U15 Manager: Chris Searle – 07725 866305 -

Folkestone Cricket Club
Three Hills, Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5JU

U11 Manager: Rob Green – 07833 087484 -

U13 Manager: Duncan Bernard – 07882 367538 -

U15 Manager: Alwyn Fernandes – 07516 811470 -

Hawkinge Cricket Club
Meadowlea, Create Rd West, Folkestone, Kent CT18 7AA

Manager: Phil Payne – 07876232411 -

Hythe Cricket Club
The Grove, Hythe, Kent CT21 6AX

U11 Manager: Rachel Gainsford -

U13 Manager: Rachel Gainsford -

U15 Manager: Michael Stevens - 07913656759 -

Linton Park Cricket Club
Linton Park Heath Road Linton, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4HT

Colts Manager: David Castle -

U11 Coaches:John Taylor and John Karassellos
John Taylor – 07899 751933 -

Littlebourne Cricket Club

Littlebourne Recreation Club, High Street Littlebourne, Canterbury, Kent CT3 1ST

U15 Managers: Paul Spratt - 07885 756061 or 01227 728006 -
Robbie Lawson - 074848 16400 or 01227 781264 -

St Margaret's Cosmopolitan Cricket Club
King George V Playing Field, Glebe Close, St.Margaret’s at cliffe, Dover, Kent CT15

U11 Manager: Ritchie Hulks – 07776 306105 -

U13 Manager: Mark Parnell – 07929 540050 -
Walmer Cricket Club
Hull Park, New Road, Sholden, Deal, Kent CT14 0AF

Junior Section Head Coach: Paul Button – 07715 007482 -

U11 Manager: Andy Grigg – 07511 304843 -

New ECB Recommendations

Pitch SizeBall SizeGame LengthMax. Boundary Size
U11: 17 yards
U11: 4 ¾ ozU11: 16 oversU11: 40m
U13: 19 yardsU13: 4 ¾ ozU13: 20 oversU13: 50m
U15: 22 yardsU15: 5 ¼ ozU15: 20 oversU15: 55m

Wallace Laker

The Saxon Shore League recently presented Wallace Laker with a “life time achievement” award for his outstanding contribution to junior cricket in Kent over the last 30 years.

Every season The Wallace Award will be presented to a junior cricketer or  adult selected from a list of candidates (who will be nominated by all SSL clubs) for their contribution to colts cricket on or off the pitch.

Click here for more information on Wallace