Arron Campbell is the new Club and 1st XI Captain for 2018 at Wellington Cricket Club following a unanimous vote at the Club’s AGM writes David Derrick. Campbell, who succeeds Alex Sparks who stepped down from the role at the end of the 2017 season after four seasons at the helm, has held captaincies at Sunday XI and Midweek XI levels since 2015 and did similar roles through the youth ranks before that.
Luke Desave will continue to serve as 1st XI Vice-Captain. In the 2nd XI Rob Moysey retains the Captaincy and has a new Vice-Captain in Ryan Adams, who takes on his first such role within the Club.
Des Campbell as Captain and Richard Henwood as Vice-Captain will oversee the 3rd XI once more… All three teams will play on Saturdays in the Somerset League at levels of Premier Division, Division Four and Division Seven South respectively.
There is a new Captain for the Sunday XI in Macaulay Campbell who will oversee a season in Division A of the Taunton and District League and some non-league matches too and where Midweek cricket is concerned Jack Beal will once more run the team as it plays social evening T20 matches with local sides and the odd longer game here and there too.
Last season’s Club Young Player of the Year Oli Beale will be Vice-Captain on both Sundays and Midweek.
Club Chairman Mark Salter will oversee the Club’s Youth Section in the interim and the excellent work that this role’s previous incumbent Tony Hutchings did along with his wife Clare in 2017 will be continued.
In terms of Club Officer appointments Duncan Short continues as President and Financial Verification Officer with Roy Hutchings as Immediate Past President; their wealth of experience will prove invaluable once more in 2018…
Mark Salter is Chairman for a second season and has the continued support of Simon Spalding as Vice Chairman; Simon will also continue to oversee the Club’s Planning and Development activities…
David Derrick continues as Administrator and this is his tenth season in this role that now looks after day-to-day admin as well as fixture management and being Club Welfare Officer.
Marc Holloway continues as Treasurer and will concentrate some of his time to grant applications and growth opportunities as well the traditional aspects of this role. Des Campbell will continue to oversee the preparation and maintenance of the ground at Wellington Playing Field.