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07 Oct 2018
Ground Clear up Saturday Oct 13th 10.30am

Please come down to the Fortress to help us go through our usual Clear Up jobs to end off this great season. There is quite a list to do so please come and help out from 10.30am. Many thanks Ground Care Team [ Read more ]

06 Oct 2018
Optimists 1st XI Division 2 Champions!!

After the euphoria of the week before, the Optimists 1st XI were back to business to ensure the season finished on a high and the quadruple was secured. The Division 2 Championship was once against within touching distance of the Optimists 1st XI and... [ Read more ]

30 Sep 2018
Optimists BCF T20 Champions!

On a bright Sunday morning, the Optimists 1st XI travelled up to Wilrijk in Antwerp to take part in the BCF T20 Finals day. Having beaten, 1st Division team Hasselt in the quarter-finals, Optimists were in confident mood but had to get over a dangero... [ Read more ]

25 Sep 2018
URGENT BCF Fixture change Div 5 Playoff this Saturday!

We have just been told by BCF that the Div 5 Play off vs Roeselaare CC MUST be played this Saturday Sept 29th. Fixture on website has been updated so please re-look at your availability ASAP. Note 1st XI in BCF Finals on Sunday 30th still happening a... [ Read more ]

09 Sep 2018
The Fortress remains in tact as 1st XI win again!

On Sunday, the Optimists 1st XI welcomed Antwerp Cricket Club to the Pierre Werner Cricket Club or becoming better known as "The Fortress". Having lost away earlier in the season, the 1st XI were in determined mood to seek revenge. Winning the toss, ... [ Read more ]

07 Sep 2018
BCF T20 Finals Day details

Breaking BCF News.... Optimists will play Mechelen Eagles in the BCF T20 Semi Finals on Sunday Sept 30th. The other Semi final is between Liege CC and Antwerp Indians. Then the final will be on that same day. All matches at the Wilrijk ground In Ant... [ Read more ]

26 Aug 2018
Optimists 2nd XI finish the BCF 5th Division league at the top of the table

Optimists 2nd XI finish the BCF 5th Division league at the top of the table Pleasant weather on Sunday welcomed Brussels Greens at the PWCG. Brussel Greens won the toss and opted to chase. Optimists opened the innings with Romil and Vijay. Optimists... [ Read more ]

25 Aug 2018
1st XI beat Hasselt in BCF T20 Quarter finals!

Following a fantastic morning which saw the annual Think Pink Cancer Charity match - where batsman are wearing pink tutus, serious cricket dawned on the PWCG as the first quarter final match for the BCF T20 competition was about to start.  1st Divis... [ Read more ]

15 Aug 2018
Important Fixture changes !

The club is pleased to announce that the Optimists 1st XI have progressed through to the Quarter Finals of the BCF T20 Tournament. The BCF has recently informed us that we will play Hasselt CC in this important fixture. However, adding this fixture a... [ Read more ]

13 Aug 2018
Optimists CC 1st XI lose tense game away at Antwerp CC

On a clear and warm day, the Optimists 1st XI made their way up to Antwerp for their first encounter against Antwerp CC this season. A fairly boring trip up the motorway was made more than bearable thanks to the entertaining conversation provided by ... [ Read more ]