Welcome to Carlton Cricket Club

Carlton is one of Scotland's leading cricket clubs. We run 4 men's teams, a women's side, 9 junior teams, a Sunday Friendly XI 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.

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Youth policy paying off

The Carlton U15s’ ECB Cup journey continued with a nailbiting last ball win over hosts Tynedale CC from Northumberland. In the end the youngsters went through after a tie, having lost fewer wickets than their opponents.


There were three other wins – the 4s had their youngest ever wicket taker as they beat Clackmannan 2s, the 1st XI earned a hard-fought win at Stoneywood-Dyce and there was a friendly win at Grange Loan on Sunday.

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Fantasy League: Forrester fires on

With just 6 weeks to go, there's a new mover towards the top of the Carlton Fantasy Cricket League. Taking a measured approach to his transfers has helped Brian Forrester break into the top three thanks to points earned by his new 'signings'.

But things couldn't be tighter at the top. Only 300 points separate leader Chris Patterson from young Gavin Murray in 13th, with plenty opportunities for each of these managers to finish top and take the big cash prize.

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Under 15s in incredible finish

After one of the more amazing finishes seen at Grange Loan, the Carlton Under 15s reached the second round of the ECB National Club Championships on Sunday, after taking nine South Shields wickets for just 14 runs in less than five overs.

A century from Arbroath's Brendan Ford defeated Carlton on Saturday, following their Masterton Trophy final defeat to Grange on Friday evening. There were also defeats for the Twos and Fours but the Threes won their second on the trot.

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Big Eck shows the way

There were three league wins out of four as Carlton won at SMRH and the Threes and Fours picked up confidence boosting wins. An impressive 68* from Alex Rajendran and 4 wickets for Fraser Allardice saw Carlton to a win at Inverleith on Saturday, while the Threes collected their second won of the season with a comeback win at Falkirk.

The Twos almost defended a low score at Grange Loan, while the Fours celebrated a fine win there on Sunday.

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Pete stars as Fours back on form

It was a good weekend for young Pete Gill, as he hit an undefeated 30 for the under 13s in their Scottish Cup win at Penicuik on Friday, before taking 3 for 7 for the Fours the following day as his side got back to winning ways.

Carlton came back pointless from Aberdeenshire on Saturday, while there were also defeats for the Twos, despite a much improved performance from a young side in their 'televised' clash with Glenrothes, and the Threes.

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Records, a trophy & Hamish is back

A packed weekend saw a trophy win for our Under 15s, a century for Hamish Gardiner and a seven wicket haul for Omar Ahmad as Carlton trounced Forfarshire ... and a hundred for Ruth Willis in a double century opening partnership.

There was also a great effort from our Under 13s to reach their ECB Cup Final, a significant comeback from a Carlton star of the past and fifties for the 2nd XI from Ali Shah and another comeback man, Charles Legget.

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Upcoming Fixtures at Grange Loan
Sat 26th July Carlton v Grange Eastern Premier League Noon
Sun 27th July Carlton U13s v Clackmannan County u13s Scottish U13 Cup Quarter Final 9.30 am
Sat 2nd Aug Carlton 2s v Penicuik Baillie Gifford ESCA Championship Noon
Sun 3rd Aug Carlton 3s v Drummond Trinity ESCA Division 3 1 pm
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2013 Honours
1st XI CricketMedia Scotland Super Sixes winners
Scottish Cup finalists
Women Scottish Cup winners
U18s Scottish Cup winners
U15s Lothian Indoor League winners
U11s Lothian Indoor League winners

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