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Preston Nomads Cricket Club was a founder member of the Sussex Cricket League in 1971, the 1st XI winning the Championship in the League's inaugural year, again in 1982, 1988, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and also in 2012 and 2013 – a record 9 times!

In addition, the 1st XI has won the League Cup in 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2011.

The 2nd XI was champions of its League in 1977, 1997 and 2005 and won the Sussex League Cup in 2007.

The Club 3rd XI won the Sussex League title in 1981 and 1986, prior to the disbandment of that Division. The 3rd XI now plays in the HJ Stoner Mid Sussex League Division 2 and was Champions in 1997 and 2005.

Our 4th XI was founded in 2005 and won the Sally Miller Trophy in their first year, and again in 2010 and 2014. It also plays in the HJ Stoner Mid Sussex League Division 3.

The Club is particularly proud of its vibrant Colts Section, which boasts over 170 boys and girls from the age of 6 to 16 years.

The Club was founded in Brighton, in 1927 by our late President, Spen Cama, and moved to its present ground just to the north of Brighton, in 1937. The ground is one of the most picturesque in the country, enjoying spectacular views of the famous Devils Dyke and the South Downs.

Most of the players live in the Brighton and Hove area and we enjoy close cooperation with the Sussex County Cricket Club and the Sussex Cricket Board.

Playing Opportunities

Preston Nomads Cricket Club runs 4 men's Saturday League teams and 1 on Sundays.The 1st XI plays in the Premier Division of the Sussex Premier Cricket League, with the 2nd XI playing in the League's 2nd XI 1st Division. The 3rd XI plays in the H.J.Stoner Mid Sussex League Division 2, with the 4th XI playing in Division 3.The Club is always keen to extend a warm welcome to new players, who can be sure of excellent Club facilities, extensive practice arrangements and a playing strength with a fine sporting tradition. Every year we sponsor an overseas player who provides coaching within the Club, under the direction of Kashif Ibrahim, our Director of Cricket & Coaching.Anyone interested in playing for the Club is encouraged to contact Kashif on 07855 417574, giving brief details of your playing experience and abilities.


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Mick Holds his Nerve to force a draw at the Saffrons
August 20, 2016, 9:00 pm
Justin's on the Brink of Mid Sussex Stoner Div Two !

August 9, 2016, 11:29 pm
Week End Round Up

August 4, 2016, 8:41 pm
U15s Agonisingly Close in ECB Semi Final

July 31, 2016, 12:02 am
Liam and Stephen Light up the Common

Colts news

June 24, 2016, 11:36 pm
Nomad U15s March on in ECB Cup
August 13, 2013, 12:11 am
U13s Hurricanes - Division 2 Champions 2013

April 23, 2013, 12:25 am
Colts Sample the County Ground!

October 29, 2012, 7:56 pm
The Under 16's 2012 Season Summary

August 7, 2012, 7:48 pm
Colts Update for the 2012 Season

September 11, 2011, 11:51 pm
Preston Nomads Girls' Successful Season 2011

June 1, 2011, 10:26 pm
Preston Nomads Girls chalk up another win, this time home to Hastings - becoming "a force to be reckoned with"

June 1, 2011, 10:19 pm
Nomads girls earn a well deserved win against Eastbourne.

March 28, 2004, 10:50 pm

March 26, 2004, 1:19 pm

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Team Spirit and Ethos proves a Winner in the Mid Sussex Plate Final
2016-08-30 23:27:37

Our wonderful home facility  played  proud host to the Mid Sussex Stoner League Plate yesterday and our youngsters stepped up to the big occasion v Div one Champs Balcombe CC.  Skipper David Symes promptly lost the toss and his team were invited to bat.  But that didn't phase our young batting line up one bit, why would it on your own patch.   George Read (34) and in particular Michael English, who rubber stamped a wonderful season with 64, got the inns off to a flyer. Then Toby Shepperson , who must be in the running for the most improved player, scored a nice half century.   The inns was further enhanced when Toby Glover smashed eight fours on route to 63 wonderful runs.  At 249 for 6 off the allotted 40 things were looking good.


David  our popular 3rd team captain


Balcombe never really got going and again it was our youth who made the difference.  George Mercer, who is having blinding debut adults season (and I am proud to say my 2015 Colt of the Season) and Liam O'Brien helped themselves to three wickets a piece.  Justin and the skipper bowled very well late on as the visitors fell to 148 all out.

After picking up the Trophy Symes told me '  I was very proud of the team spirit and ethos shown out there.  We were outstanding with the bat as the inns started quickly and then both Toby's created a winning score.  The fielding was tight as we backed the bowlers well.  George was on the money while Liam was very quick. A very pleasing day in the office.  We have had a chat and Toby Glover is our man of the match'     As to the Mid Sussex Stoner awards night he explained ' yeah, with the 4s getting promotion and us winning this it should be a great night out !

A huge congratulations to our Third Team.  You guys have had a top season.

Congratulations to Justin and his 4th Team
2016-08-28 12:40:37
Nomads pass on a huge pat on the back to Justin and his 4th team crew as they secure a wonderful promotion in the Mid Sussex Stoner Cricket League.

Its been their number one goal all season secured yesterday with a brilliant win at Dormansland CC. Peter Forsyth came up with 4 wickets but in true style Justin underpinned the victory with a 69 not out.   Its the stuff of legends here at the SCMG.

Justin S 


That's 8 wins on the spin !

All eye's will be on the King George Field next Saturday where Smallfield take on Copthorne.  As our boys sit at home we shall be hoping that Copthorne can do us a massive favour and win.  That will also bring the Mid Sussex Stoner League Div 3 title to the SCMG. 

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