The club has three league teams – in 2018, the 1st XI will play in the Birmingham League 3rd Division, the 2nd XI in the Birmingham League Seconds 2nd Division South, and the Stratford Bards (3rd XI) in the Cotswold Hills Division 3.
Our captains for the three teams are, respectively, Chris Whelan, Josh Hickman and Matt Dutton. To get in contact with them, please use our contact form.
Fixtures for our three senior teams are now available. As in previous seasons, they can be easy added to your own calendar – just follow the instructions here. You can also see all club fixtures and social events on our NEW online calendar here.
The new season is soon upon us, with this is mind we have decided to reward those who secure their membership before the season starts. Therefore, we are introducing the 2018 – Early Bird Offer, for anyone securing their membership before 1st March receiving a FREE playing shirt, worth £28! Your membership will now include; Free […]
We are delighted to announce our captains for the upcoming 2018 season! 1st XI – Chris Whelan 2nd XI – Josh Hickman Bards XI – Matt Dutton Chris Whelan returns to his post as captain, four years after leading Stratford to a third place finish – missing out on promotion by 6 points. The ex-first-class […]
I think the best and only way to describe the 1st XI’s season this year would be up and down! Many highs and lows ultimately led to a 6th place league finish, winning 10 games, losing 9 with one winning draw and one tie. The season got off to a strong start and after the […]
Stratford Bards achieved a very respectable 4th place in the 3rd division of the Cotswold Hills League. A lack of players saw the team concede the season opener and often field only 9 players – however that didn’t stop the Bards reeling off 10 victories from 18 games. Captain Sam Bishop led the way with […]
The new season is fast approaching and so the time has come to outline arrangements for membership renewal. The club offers a range of playing and social memberships, and there is a £40 discount for new senior playing members (£100 vs £140). To see the full price list, membership benefits, and instructions for joining/renewing, please […]
With defeat on the final weekend of the season, Stratford’s 1st XI were relegated from the Birmingham League Division 2. Despite the hope following last seasons promotion and a winter which saw several new arrivals – overseas player Yassir Sirdar, batsmen Dave Bailey and the returning John Price, plus allrounder Perry Derrick – the team […]
A new-look Stratford 2nd enjoyed a season of progress in Division 2 South of the Birmingham League 2nd XI league. Although they missed out on promotion with defeat on the final weekend, there were many positives to take. Over the winter, several new players arrived including a trio of fast bowlers – Harry Williams, Tom […]
Stratford Bards enjoyed a record-breaking 2016 season which resulted in a second consecutive promotion – finishing second in the Cotswold Hills League 4th Division with 12 victories and just a single loss. The squad was bolstered over the winter with Richard Sykes, Steve Cootes, Iain Lythall and Harry Jolly moving down from the 2nd XI, […]
The fixtures for 2016 are now out. Click the below links to download fixtures for each of our senior sides. If you’re browsing on a phone or tablet, you can add the events straight to your calendar. 1st XI // 2nd XI // 3rds (Bards) // Sunday/Midweek XI // Under 11s // Under 13s // Under 15s Fixtures for Under […]