Welcome

Welcome to Friends of Arundel Castle Cricket Club, situated at one of the world’s most beautiful cricket grounds in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.

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As a Club, we host the most fabulous and varied fixture list, which includes a Sussex Cricket Festival, ECB fixtures, MCC, I Zingari, UKAFCA (Combined Services), Southern Vipers, various national finals days and visits from many established overseas teams.

Members of the Club enjoy free entry to matches along with other membership benefits including exclusive lunches. As well as having one of the most beautiful grounds in the world, we are fortunate to have an excellent Indoor Cricket School, which hosts a variety of courses. We also offer opportunities to attend lunches and cricketing talks throughout the year.

Another real strength is our link with the Sussex Martlets who hold seven of their home matches at the Arundel Castle ground each year. The Club, with its magnificent views, in the heart of the West Sussex countryside provides the most outstanding all-round cricketing programme. 

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

James Rufey
Chief Operating Officer & Secretary

2021 Fixtures

April

29th – Sussex Martlets v Eastbourne College

May

2nd – ECB Physical Disabilities’ XI v Cambridge Uni – 2 x T20’s

9th – Sussex Martlets v MCC

16th – Sussex Martlets v Eton Ramblers

18th – BBC Radio News v The Ivy XI

20th – Sussex Martlets v Aldridge Academy

23rd – Duke of Norfolk’s XI v Arundel Town Cricket Club

June

4th & 5th – Sir Tim Rice’s Heartaches Cricket Days

20th – Duke of Norfolk’s XI v I Zingari

24th – ECB County 2nd XI T20 Finals Day

27th – National Schools T20 Finals day

29th – Women’s ‘Inter Services’ T20 Finals Day

July

18th – Duke of Norfolk’s XI v MCC

25th – Duke of Norfolk’s XI v Emeriti

August

1st – Duke of Norfolk’s XI v  UKAFCA (Combined Services)

8th – Cricketer Cup Final

13th – VP DAY – Sussex Martlets v Junior Martlets

29th – Sussex Martlets v Brighton Brunswick

September

2nd – Sussex Martlets v Hurlingham Club

5th – ESCA u15 National Schools T20 Finals Day

11th – Duke of Norfolk’s XI v CTC Flamingo’s (Netherlands)

Our first class and elite level women’s cricket fixtures will be on our website in due course.

Gates open from 9.30am

Arundel Cricket Ground pitch on a sunny day

News & Upcoming Events

FACCC are delighted to announce the appointment of James Askew as our new Senior Groundsperson.

James started his career as an apprentice at Sussex County Cricket Club under the tutelage of Andy Mackay. He then went on to be Senior Groundsman at Horsham Sports and Cricket Club. In 2015 he was awarded ‘Sussex League Groundsman’ of the year and also received a commendation in the ‘Outgrounds’ category at the ECB awards . Following Horsham – James has spent 5 years at Portsmouth Football Club as Senior Groundsman.

‘Following a detailed application process we are delighted that James will become our new Senior Groundsperson. James brings with him vast experience, an outstanding work ethic, a love for Arundel and a strong skill set. We look forward to welcoming him to the Club.’

James Rufey Chief Operating Officer & Secretary