About Witney Mills Cricket Club

Witney Mills Cricket Club, based in West Oxfordshire, fields two sides in the Cherwell League. The 1st XI play in Division 4 and the 2nd XI in Division 8.

The home ground is situated in Newland, Witney.

Some History

Cricket has been played on the Witney Mills Cricket Ground for well over a hundred years. Originally the ground was owned by the Early's of Witney blanket company and it was their team that played its matches on this site. Although blankets are no longer made in Witney, the tradition of cricket continues. The club's motto 'Weave Truth With Trust' reflects the origins of the club.

WG Grace at Witney Mills

The legendary WG Grace played on the Mills ground on 16th September 1903, when he played for the Mills against Oxford University.

During that time the Witney Mills Cricket Club had an annual challenge match against the university, with the Mills being reinforced with star players.

Latest News

11 September 2017
End Of Season Dinner
The End of Season Do will take place at The Hollybush in Witney on Friday, 6th...

9 September 2017
Season Ends At Shipton
The season came to a close today with a high scoring draw at Shipton. Chasing...

3 September 2017
Four In A Row For Firsts As Seconds Stay Up
The first team finished the season with a tense victory at Brackley yesterday....

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Forthcoming Fixtures

There are no more matches this season.

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