Winter Nets Start Sunday 13th December at Grammar Gym

The winter nets will this year take place at the Grammar Gym, commencing on Sunday 13th December at 1030am till 12noon.

The dates of all winter nets are as follows: December 13th, January 17th, January 31st February 14th, February 28th, March 13th, March 27th and April 3rd.

All club members and any new members welcome.

2016 Captains Announced

Following the recent AGM, the following positions within FPs were confirmed for 2016.

President: Jeremy Moir

1st XI Captain: Geoff Morrison

1st XI Vice-Captain: Rob Swiergon

2nd XI Captain: Matt Barker

2nd XI Vice Captain: Kieran Whyte

3rd XI Captain: Ian Johnston

Secretary: Chris Clelland

Treasurer: Paul Norwood

Youth Convenor: Ian Johnston

Webmaster: Chris Clelland

Congratulations to Ian Johnston who was also elected an Honourary Vice President as recognition for his long standing and exhaustive commitment to the club.

Details of subs for 2016 will follow in due course to members, and anyone with outstanding debt for 2015, should settle this ASAP.

2015 Roll of Honour

FPs recently held their annual dinner and handed out the trophies for the 3 teams.  Below are the list of the winners.
1st XI Batting Alex Keith 467 runs
1st XI Bowling Vijay Vijapur 29 wickets
Stewart Trophy Alex Keith 467 runs @ 33.36
Stewart Runner-up Cup Sajid Hameed 23 wickets @ 15.70
1st XI All Round Trophy Harry Mapplebeck 142 runs @ 15.78 and 25 wickets @ 19.80
Proctor Cup Guru Thangamani 285 runs @ 25.91
Hopkin Cup Bharath Manogna 20 wickets @ 20.55
Johnston Cup Matt Garratt 143 runs @ 143.00
Knudson Cup Rajaa Monnapillai 13 wickets @ 9.38
Grade All Round Cup Kingshuk Ghosh 171 runs @ 21.38 and 9 dismissals
Fielding Cup Matt Barker 10 catches
Young Player of the Year Rutwik Hegde 334 runs @ 27.83 and 11 wickets @ 22.55
AM Davidson Memorial Trophy John Thomson 33 wickets @ 13.55
Doug Moir Trophy Guru Thangamani Match winning six chasing 242 to beat 2nd Knight Riders at Groats Road
Clubman of the Year Ian Johnston Voted for by Club Members

This week Rutwik Hegde (U18 batting) and Geoff Morrison (Grades wicketkeeping) will also collect prizes at the Grades Dinner.

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FPs fall at Final Hurdle

Morrison drives for 4 in semi

Morrison drives for 4 in semi final

A brave effort from an under strength FPs was not quite enough to secure the 20/20 Turriff Cup on finals day at Dyce. Having edged past Crsescent in the semi thanks to 36 not out from skipper Geoff Morrison and some sublime fielding from Sajid Hameed, FPs were always behind the rate chasing 129 in the final on a wearing pitch.  Vijay Vijapur battled hard with 28 not out and Chris Clelland made 23 not out as they shared an unbeaten 38 for the 9th wicket, but they fell 9 short and Mannofield were deserved winners. Continue reading

Team for 6th September

T20 V Crescent

G Morrison (c)
K Anand
C Clelland (w)
S Hameed
R Hegde
R Monnapillai
S Knudson
A Senthil
V Vijapur
P Tenneti
J Thomson

12th man R Knudson

Meet 2.30 at Peoples Park, Stoneywood-Dyce