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11 Jul 2020

Post the ecstatic first outing against RBCC, Optimists 1s started to VrijbroekPark, Mechelen for a twin bill with Brussels Greens Cricket club (BGCC). The customary rituals starting from the early morning meet up at Glacis till the first ball progre... [ Read more ]

05 Jul 2020
Optimists 2nd XI record 2 more wins on the road

The Sabbath is the day of rest to some, not for the second XI, as Senior Cope herded this rabble down in convoy to face off against newcomers to the league Kortrijk Warriors. Obviously, someone was late to Glacis, someone is always late to Glacis and... [ Read more ]

01 Jul 2020
2020 OCC Membership Fee Changes

Dear Members,   Great to have the playing season started.   As it’s a shortened playing season the Committee has decided that the full membership for the Senior players for the 2020 season will be reduced to 70EUR. Please make sure you have made... [ Read more ]

28 Jun 2020
Optimists 1st XI begin season with thrilling fightback

The new season began for the Optimists 1st XI with a trip to old rivals Royal Brussels Cricket Club for a T20 double-header. With the start of the season delayed, the BCF has changed the planned 50-over competition to a 20-over competition to allow a... [ Read more ]

27 Jun 2020
2nd X11's away trip to Antwerp Indians Cricket Club

Building on the spirit and momentum from the win previous weekend, the OCC 2nd XI started for Antwerp with an intent to get 2 more wins. A customary breakfast coffee stop at Wanlin and cheerful conversations, the team looked motivated and charged up ... [ Read more ]

22 Jun 2020
Belgium Cricket is back in all its wonder!

Belgium Cricket is back in all its wonder!   Love it or hate it, the wonders of Belgian Cricket are back and the Optimists CC 2nd team enjoyed a roller coaster of a day in Mechelen. After nine months since the last BCF game, it is easy to forget the ... [ Read more ]

09 Jun 2020

Done, completed, box ticked - Wallop! Last Thursday evening, Joost Mees handed over a cheque to the President of SOS Distress, Mr. Gerard Bichler. Mr. Bichler expressed his sincere thanks to everyone for the generous donation that will enable the cha... [ Read more ]

03 Jun 2020

Dear Members, With huge thanks to Maples Group for their financial contribution, Optimists CC Committee is pleased to announce that today a brand-new drinks machine has been installed in the Wendy House at the PWCG. The new machine enables easier use... [ Read more ]

14 May 2020
Use of Nets and Training Facilities: Covid-19 Measures

Dear OCC, OCC Maidens and WOCC members, As you have hopefully heard adults have been allowed by the Ministry of Sports and the Walferdange Commmune to use the nets under strict hygiene rules and in an orderly fashion. The LCF and OCC Committee are w... [ Read more ]

03 May 2020
OCC Fun Run/Cycle/Walk - Please participate!

YOU ARE NEEDED! As we are not able to play cricket, the OCC Committee has been inspired by Worcestershire CCC and their organization of a Charity Run through the UK. During the month of May, the members of the Optimists Cricket Club (you!) are going... [ Read more ]