Worcestershire County Cricket Club is proud of the relationships formed, which continue to develop year on year. Our sponsors and partners are of huge importance to us and we look forward to continuing our alliance in the future.
SPONSORS & PARTNERS
Club Main Sponsor
Blackfinch Investments Ltd is an established UK provider of tax-efficient investment solutions. Based in Gloucestershire, their philosophy is based on transparency and simplicity, with their services providing real solutions to real financial planning challenges faced by individuals today. Having featured on the sleeve of Worcestershire CCC & Worcestershire Rapids playing shirts for all formats during the 2016 season, Blackfinch have extended their fantastic support at New Road to become Official Main Sponsor for 2017, continuing what looks set to become a long term partnership.
Club Shirt Sponsor And Official & Exclusive Telephony & Print Services Partner
EBC Group has a wealth of experience in providing managed office services to businesses across the UK, encompassing a comprehensive range of managed services from print solutions and document management, to IT services, cloud computing, disaster recovery and unified communications. Already strongly connected to Worcestershire CCC for a number of years through shirt sponsorship and supply of the Club’s telephony and print software and support, the 2018 season sees EBC Group sponsor the collar of the Worcestershire Rapids playing shirts for both Vitality Blast and Royal London One-Day Cup campaigns.
Club Shirt Sleeve Sponsor & Epos Solutions Provider
Langley Business System’s integrated EPOS Solutions perform seamlessly to manage & support all aspects of your business operations. Langley have linked up with the County as shirt sponsor for the Rapids after successfully implementing a new EPOS till solution across the venue.
Official Auditors, Accountants And Taxation Partner
Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants is a leading UK accountancy firm who are wholly committed to providing businesses, and individual clients, with the full range of pro-active support and advice. Situated just a short walk from the ground next to the Cathedral, Bishop Fleming have long been supporters of the Club and often host events at Blackfinch New Road.
Stowford Press is made in rural Herefordshire by Westons Cider – who have been making cider on their family farm since 1880. Made from 100% local and home-pressed apples, Stowford Press, at 4.5% ABV, is a refreshing medium-dry sparkling cider that is bursting with the flavour of crisp cider apples. We are passionate about our cider making, our cider brands and our sponsorships and are thrilled to be The Official Cider of Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Swing by a bar in the ground and enjoy a pint of cider during your visit.
Official Helmet Sponsor
Masuri first started out in 1988 by manufacturing stainless steel grilles for cricket helmets and have grown to become the market-leading creator of cricket helmets which cater for players of all levels. They lead the way in safety, engineering and design; making Masuri’s helmets the preferred choice for cricketing professionals around the world. Masuri are proud to deliver cricket helmets on a global scale which are comfortable to wear, look great and are – above all else – safe.
Official Junior Membership Associate Partner
The King’s School, Worcester, consists of three, thriving independent day schools, two Junior and one Senior. Together they make up one of the leading educational establishments in Worcestershire for boys and girls aged 2-18. Another of the Club’s significantly long term partners, the Kings School’s sports fields are adjacent to the Club’s ground at Blackfinch New Road and naturally offer a close working relationship.
Official Online Retail Partner
Speed One Sports was established in 2002, with the company’s primary purpose being to provide sports clothing and equipment, ensuring the delivery of quality products with personal attention to detail. Speed One Sports have been working closely with the County for 4 years now, assisting in a variety of areas including embellishment of playing & training kit, in addition to supplying retail products and even uniform for the casual staff at Blackfinch New Road. Speed One Sports will be managing all aspects of the WCCC’s new online store, fulfilling orders and dealing with enquiries from supporters.
Official Press Partner
The Worcester News is a tabloid newspaper and the largest selling daily local newspaper in Worcester. Published Monday to Saturday, the Worcester News covers the city and the surrounding areas within Worcestershire. The Club has a strong partnership with Newsquest and the Worcester News, receiving extensive coverage and regularly advertising its wares in the publication to reach a solid base of local people.
Official Signage Partner
Universal Display Ltd is one of the premier banner, sign, graphic and event solution providers and installers, serving clients locally, regionally and nationally. Universal are one of the most versatile suppliers the Club uses and their expertise in such a variety of area is integral to operations at Blackfinch New Road. From perimeter advertising boards to retail products with plenty in between, the locally based business regularly work to fractional lead times to ensure various departments at Blackfinch New Road are able to operate most efficiently.
Official Specsavers County Championship Ball By Ball Commentator
Hereford and Worcester is the BBC Local Radio service for the English counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, on which presenter Dave “Bradders” Bradley provides a ball by ball commentary for all of Worcestershire’s Specsavers County Championship matches. A partnership which stretches back a long way, the broadcast service is renowned in the local area and is as regular a fixture at Blackfinch New Road in the summer as the players themselves.
Official Winter Training Facility
Malvern College is a co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 13-18 offering both A level and IB in the Sixth Form. The indoor facilities at Malvern College are first class and provide the Worcestershire CCC squad with a venue at which they can train throughout the winter months without being reliant on the weather.
Partner – Cricket Shropshire
Cricket Shropshire is the body responsible for all recreational cricket in Shropshire and ensures the smooth running of the game on a number of different levels with the aim of making the game accessible, available and enjoyable for everyone. It also directly manages and operates all county age-group cricket in Shropshire.
Partner – University Of Worcester
The University of Worcester has been one of the fastest growing universities in the UK. Over the past decade, the number of students choosing to study at the University of Worcester has more than tripled to a community of over 10,000 students and 1,000 staff members, drawn from over 60 countries and a wide variety of disciplines, including nursing and health, teacher training and education, biological science, business, arts, humanities, psychology, law, sports science, management and more. Their graduates are among the most employable in the UK and they’re ranked in the top 10 of all English Higher Education Institutions, according to recent Government data. Their many innovative facilities include The University of Worcester Arena, the UK’s first indoor sports arena purpose designed to include the wheelchair athlete and The Hive, Europe’s first University and Public Library. You can find out more about the University on their website at www.worcester.ac.uk
Sponsor – Andyfreight
Andyfreight carries products for many major national and international organisations, helping to ensure that supply chains have the stock they need to meet customer demand, efficiently and cost-effectively. Andyfreight strives to make the whole logistics process as efficient as possible and welcomes the challenges of fulfilling all of your requirements.
Sponsor – Green Self Storage
At Green Self Storage your safety and the security of your belongings is a priority. Their comprehensive security measures include 24 hour CCTV, perimeter fencing, staffed reception during opening hours and sophisticated building alarm and fire detection systems. Green Self Storage have linked up with WCCC to provide off-site storage space in the winter months in case of flooding at New Road.
Partner – Cp Hire Ltd
CP Hire Ltd is a family run company offering a service which is a cut above the rest. Reliable equipment, friendly customer service and a personal approach are CP Hire’s key promises. 2018 saw CP Hire commit to a 5 year sponsorship deal with the Club including sponsorship of the WCCC ground staff and the new Blotter machine they have purchased to enable them to continue to produce fantastic playing surfaces at Blackfinch New Road.
Sponsor – The Car Refurb Centre
The Car Refurb Centre are a friendly independent, Insurance approved family run business situated in the centre of Worcester with over 30 years experience in the car body repair industry working for large groups and independent business alike. They have been established in the Butts for 8 years and pride themselves in their growing client base, including insurance approvals, local franchise dealerships and vehicle hire companies for whom they carry out high quality regular work; not to mention the growing reputation from private customers as to the quality of their work and customer service. They carry out all aspects of car body work repairs and refurbishments, smart repairs to larger dents, scratches and scuffs, vehicles returning from lease, insurance/ accident repairs and alloy wheel repairs.
Established in 1969, and situated in the Vale of Evesham, Pershore Produce is an independent wholesale company supplying wholesale markets on a national basis. A section of the company is dedicated to supplying catering requirements, having been nominated by a number of national catering companies, meaning they are able to select the best of the produce received daily for the section. Prices are based on a full case rate, with a separate price structure for part cases, which enables them to satisfy individual requirements. Prepared fruit & vegetables are available upon request as well as chilled chips in two different cut widths, with their telesales department able to ring at a pre-arranged time to collate any order, giving advice on availability or any seasonal variation of produce. Alternatively you can take advantage of their answerphone ordering service where orders placed at the end of your working day can be dispatched at the beginning of ours.
Physique Management has supplied sports healthcare products to medical professionals, elite sports teams and consumers for over 20 years. With customers including Worcestershire CCC, GB Hockey, Harlequins, Portsmouth FC and Wasps Netball, our products are trusted by professionals in the most demanding of situations.
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18th September 14:59
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18th September 11:46
🌊🐻 🅸🆃'🆂 🅳🅴🆁🅱🆈 🅳🅰🆈 🆚 Bears vs Rapids 🏟 Edgbaston 🗓 Friday 18 Sep 🕰 6.30pm 📺 Live Stream #BearsvRapids #Rapids 🌊 https://t.co/H9KK5fD4bI
17th September 14:39
🌊 Rapids will select from a 14 strong squad which includes 19-year-old Academy product, Mitchell Stanley as they bi… https://t.co/7Wisla4ATN
16th September 16:02
We’re delighted to be joined by leg-spinning all-rounder Brett D'Oliveira and young paceman Adam Finch tomorrow for… https://t.co/QGbtDWQI5V
16th September 10:06
This one? 🙈 Can’t see the stumps, it’s no problem for @BenCox10 🙌 https://t.co/aSkPUS5t96 https://t.co/kKj9MQDY3E
16th September 9:00
😍 How good was @HDRutherford17 last night!!! #Rapids https://t.co/kiXsTjmxcc
16th September 8:01
Great performance last night ➡️ Next up it's the Bears 🐻 at Edgbaston on Friday! #Rapids https://t.co/IB9Hzmy6Fg
15th September 22:33
🚀 Hamish Rutherford scored his maiden Vitality Blast half century for Worcestershire Rapids as they triumphed by si… https://t.co/zwuT724SeD
15th September 20:22
🎶 THE WORCESTER BOYS ARE HAPPY 🎶 🌊 Rapids win by 8 runs 🎉 #NORvWOR https://t.co/jow4yEnvAq
15th September 20:17
19 Overs | Steelbacks 163/6 Steelbacks need 16 to win off the last over 🤞 #NORvWOR
15th September 20:16
☝️ WICKET! Zaib c&b Morris 24 Zaib chips one back to the bowler, White the new man in. Steelbacks need 17 off 8 ba… https://t.co/sSv9hMogDK
15th September 20:12
18 Overs | Steelbacks 154/5 Steelbacks bring up their 150, Rossington nicks the final ball of the over through thi… https://t.co/TW1tP8UHFJ
15th September 20:08
17 Overs | Steelbacks Rossington launches one over midwicket for a maximum and Zaib picks up a boundary with a nic… https://t.co/af7SfrIIqr
15th September 20:05
16 Overs | Steelbacks 127/5 Mitchell sends down the 16th over for just 7 runs. Steelbacks need 52 off 24 balls. #NORvWOR
15th September 20:02
15 Overs | Steelbacks Steelbacks pick up 11 off the over, they need 59 off the last 5 overs. #NORvWOR
15th September 19:58
14 Overs | Steelbacks 109/5 Just the four off D'Oliveira's second over. Pennington to return for the Rapids.… https://t.co/NvNpVEWIbm
15th September 19:57
Superb stuff, Dolly! 👏 #NORvWOR https://t.co/yAkZzJTvyS
15th September 19:54
☝️ WICKET! Wakely b D'Oliveira 7 Wakely is bowled whilst attempting a reverse-sweep. Steelbacks 105/5 after 13.1… https://t.co/6HBv8aIdJI
15th September 19:53
13 Overs | Steebacks 105/4 Just the five off Barnard's latest over as the Rapids continue to keep the score in che… https://t.co/Q2IFnXUGwD
15th September 19:50
12 Overs | Steelbacks 100/4 A massive shout for run out turned down by the umpire, it looked very tight. Really g… https://t.co/oO1TmnE2Pf
15th September 19:47
11 Overs | Steelbacks 94/4 Another excellent over from Barnard with just the four coming off it. #NORvWOR
15th September 19:45
☝️ WICKET! Vasconcelos c Brown b Mitchell 8 MAGIC MITCH STRIKES AGAIN! Vasconcelos smashes a sweep out to Brown in… https://t.co/xjUr1txOJE
15th September 19:41
9 Overs | Steelbacks 85/3 At the same point Rapids were 84/1. Mitchell into the attack. #NORvWOR