Welcome to Carlton Cricket Club


Carlton are the current holders of the Scottish Cup. We run 6 senior league teams including a women's XI, 11 junior teams and have a thriving junior coaching programme for boys and girls. In all, more than 400 members play and watch their cricket at Grange Loan, Edinburgh - undoubtedly one of Scotland's most beautiful grounds. New players at all levels very welcome - email info@carltoncc.co.uk.

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News
Sunshine start to the season

After 7 cricketless months the sun returned in time to let 3 Carlton sides take to the field for pre-season matches. The 1st XI earned a 6 wicket win over tourists North Down, the 2nd XI batsmen enjoyed some valuable time in the middle at Clackmannan and the 3s lost a thriller down at Peebles.

On Sunday Carlton came out on top in a T20 clash with their Irish visitors, while last year's U18 side lost out in a final over nailbiter in the rearranged 2017 Scottish Cup Final against Clydesdale,

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2018 season gets underway

Ali Evans and Ruth Willis will skipper the men's and women's top teams this year, with Guy Hudson taking over the reins of the 2nd XI. On the assumption that spring will finally appear, first outdoor nets will take place on Tuesday 10th April.

The first pre-season match is now set for Saturday 21st April, with league action starting a week later. Full details of early matches at Grange Loan can be found by scrolling down this page or by selecting the Fixtures tab.

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Senior Awards Evening

The 2017 Senior Awards evening was held at a festive Grange Loan. Top team skipper Ali Evans led the way by winning three of the top trophies to mark the club's historic Scottish Cup winning season.

Ollie Rae, Charis Scott and Lily Steindl were also winners, while youngsters Charlie Kentish and Harry Simpson went home with two trophies apiece. There was also a special presentation to mark the 1st XI playing retirement of club captain Fraser Watts.

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Women miss out on the double

Ruth Willis's Carlton women's side travelled to Stirling on Saturday looking to seal the Scottish league and cup double for the second time. Sadly, they lost out in the cup final to an impressive George Watson's side, losing their 100% unbeaten record for the season in the process.

Saturday's other Scottish Cup Final - the under 18 national club championship final - was unfortunately called off early on Saturday morning following yet more heavy overnight rain in Glasgow.

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4 Scottish Cup Finals & Carlton Sixes

Scottish Cup Semi Final wins for the Carlton women and the Under 18s on Sunday made it a remarkable 4 Scottish Cup Finals for the club this season. The Under 18s saw off the challenge of Poloc in Glasgow by 44 runs, while the women had a 163 run win over Watsonians.

On Saturday the inaugural club Sixes day for the Martin Flynn Trophy was a roaring success, with six teams drawn from each of the club's six senior sides playing at a sunny Grange Loan.

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League season ends with a win

Carlton ended the league season with a comprehensive 8 wicket win over title chasers Arbroath, thanks to 3 wickets from Arun Pillai and an unbeaten 60 from Rory McCann.

Although the league season is finished, there's a busy weekend still to come with the Carlton 6s tournament seeing 6 teams playing for the Martin Flynn trophy at Grange Loan on Saturday 2nd September, with both the Women's and Under 18 sides in Scottish Cup action the following day.

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Upcoming Fixtures at Grange Loan
Sat 28th April Carlton 2 v Edinburgh Accies ESCA Championship 1 pm
Sun 29th April Carlton 4s v Musselburgh ESCA Division 5 1 pm
Sat 5th May Carlton v Watsonian CC Eastern Premier League Noon
Sun 6th May Carlton 3s v Drummond Trinity ESCA Division 2 1 pm
Our Sponsors

Carlton's junior section is sponsored by CALA Homes

Carlton CC is also very grateful for the generous support of The Plum Trust and our Patrons.


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