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Below are a range of photographs showing various activities at the Prees Cricket and Recreation Club
as well as some of the old clubhouse and the construction of the new one.


Fantastic Evening - George Michael tribute October 2017
Simon Witlock, professional darts player in March 2017. Simon is a runner up in the BDO world Championships and winner of the European Championship.

Gary and Ray with Phil Thompson, ex Liverpool and
England footballer.
  Ray with the excellent comedian, Gary Skyner.
Sportsman's Dinner, November 2016


Scotty "Dog" Mitchell, BDO 2015 World
Champion with Matt Watkins

Scotty with Bart

Club darts evening 2016


A great night with the Showaddywaddy tribute band 'Showmaddymaddy' October 2015




In 2014 Prees Cricket and Recreation Club was a finalist in the Fields in Trust "most improved playing field" awards. The photo shows Gary Dawson (Club Manager)  and Brian Hughes (Club Secretary) receiving our award form ex England footballer Graeme le Saux. The presentation ceremony was held at Lords Cricket Ground.


In June 2015 Prees Veterans Football team travelled to Oxfordshire for the annual match at Chinnor. Unfortunately Prees went down 3 - 4 in a close contest.

In March 2017 Prees Veterans Football team returned to Oxfordshire for the annual match at Chinnor. The result was 1 goal each. Both teams are shown here.


Great Abba Tribute Night


Dressed for ABBA


Great Oompah night with Karls Bavarian Oompah Band


Gary with David Johnson, the ex Liverpool footballer and winner of three Champions League medasl and 5 league championships

David Johnson ex Liverpool footballer with Gary Dawson

Gary and Ray with Dean Saunders ex Welsh international footballer

Gary with Liverpool legend, Jan Molby  at the sportsman's dinner 8.5.09






Gary with Jan Molby, ex Liverpool footballer

England cricketer, Derek Randall, addresses the audience at a sportsman's dinner at the club in 2008

Derek Randall, ex England cricketer

World's number 1 darts player, Ted Hankey. at the Club with the Darts Team Captain, Paul Gleave

Ted  (The Count) Hankey)
Two time BDO World Darts Champion

Ray and Gary with the legendary Mike Summerbee at the Sportsman's Dinner in October 2009

Ray Grocott (Club Chairman) and Gary
with Mike Summerbee the ex England footballer

Gary and Jan with the Man City legend Mike Summerbee at the Sportsman's Dinner

Mike Summerbee with Jan and Gary


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Opening of the new 3G all weather football pitch by Graham Taylor, Shrewsbury Town Manager. October 2014.
Financed by Sport England


In March 2010 Internationally Famous Darts Player,
Tony O'Shea Played at the Club



World Darts Champion Ted Hankey at the Club 2009 Alice with one of Ted's Shirt Hank getting Ted's autograph Gary and Josh getting Ted's autograph Paul Gleave, Prees Club Captain with World Champion, Ted Hankey Chris Allmark with Ted Hankey


The team with the 
			FA Charity ShieldUnder 9s limbering upTactical talk before the gameTime to go and play on the hallowed turfPosing with the team of '66 and Bobby MooreTime to goWhat a great day Under 9s at Wembley 2008


The old club house Ariel View before the new club was built Ariel view of the old club house nad playing fields Children at the old club house Running mower repairs at the old shed


The new bowling green Preparing the site Installing the clock Laying the path between the bowling greens Preparing the new bowling green Installing the bar area The inside taking shape Starting the walls The shell of the new clubhouse in 2005




  View of the astroturf pitch and bowling green from the club house balcony Entrance to the club house with disabled access Winter at the Club, February 2010 Ther ground floor training room The balcony looking over the bowling greens



Knockout tournamet  Goalmouth scramble  Under 14's match  Under 14's Presentations  Tournament DayPrees Football Team win the Ethelston Cup in 1957 beating Wem 7 - 1 in the finalThe 1957 Prees Football Team. Geoff Parsons(trainer), Graham Oakley, Henry Oliver, Bid Thomas, Eric Leighton, 
		Ray Grocott, Richard Sadler. Frint: Norman Prince, Ray Hughes, Pete Woolham, Dave Harding and Neville Grubb. Mascot is Pete Woolham Jnr.


More of the winners Big competition day Bowls match in progress The Bowls cups and shields to be won Watching bowls from the balcony Presentation time The annual presentations Bowls


  2006 Team      Stop for tea Gary being presented with an Old Parkonians CC cap after their game against Prees Rec CC 



The Children get a visit from a helicoptor Children posing by the helicoptor Photoshoot at the old club house The day the firemen paid a visit Indoor games during the school holidays Dough play during the school holidays Practicing face painting Cricket coaching on the astro turf Football on the astro turf


Club Chairman and President with Derek Randall at a Sportsmans Dinner Room set up before a private function England cricketer Derek Randall speaking at the sportsman's dinner Members enjoying the Nobby Stiles sportsman's dinner Gary and Jan, New Years Eve 2008 Ready for a function New Years Eve 2008

The Function