125 years ago (1895) The club won the short-lived East of Scotland league, which was in its second season, in the last of J D (John) McLauchlan’s eight years as captain. Interestingly, McLauchlan had not attended the School but had … Read More
John Reid, Club President: “We are equally delighted to confirm Thomas Kaber as Professional. Thomas is a South African all rounder, currently playing at the highest levels in South African cricket for Eastern Province, and their one day franchise, the … Read More
Watsonian Cricket Club is delighted to confirm the appointment of Andrew Chalmers as Director of Cricket. Following last season’s conclusion, the committee felt the recruitment of a Director of Cricket was required to take the club forward, subject to a satisfactory role description … Read More
Congratulations to the following people who won awards: 1st XI Player of the Year – Zach Place 2nd XI Player of the Year – Fraser Sands 3rd XI Player of the Year – Geoff Mawdsley 4th XI Player of the … Read More
President’s Welcome and Report Before we begin the review of the season and discuss our future plans, I would like start with the event that overshadowed the entire season, namely the very sad and untimely death of our head groundsman, … Read More
LADIES DAY is for all women that are involved/ connected to the club in some way. Calling all MALE/ FEMALE playing members to ask their partners to come along for NIBBLES and PROSECCO for completely FREE. Once prosecco is finished, then drink … Read More
Not so great weather this Sunday, however we did manage to get our second game of the season played. On a dreich Sunday and after a change in ground we our second game of the outdoor season was good to … Read More
125 years ago (1894) The first century recorded for the Club was made by Richards – the professional from Warwickshire – with 104 not out against Leith Franklin. 100 years ago (1919) The Club recommenced playing after the four years … Read More
A successful pre season WCC Golf day was had at the Merchants Golf Club on Sunday 14th April with a total of 10 clubs members playing. Players completed the stable ford competition format, leaving the prize winners as follows: Overall … Read More
Watsonian Cricket Club is delighted to announce Pete Maksimczyk has joined the club. A left arm seamer, Pete has been a fundamental part of Marchmont CC’s rise up the Scottish Leagues in recent years. Since joining Marchmont in 2009, he … Read More
Calling all Cricketers Indoor training commences on Friday 18th January and is open to players of all standards. Coached Sessions will run from 19:00 to 20:30. To welcome all players back, the first session on the 18th is free of charge! As per previous … Read More
KR: So going back to the beginning, how many years have you been in Edinburgh now? MC: Five years and this is my fifth season playing at Watson’s. It’s been longer than I thought. It doesn’t feel like I’ve been here that … Read More
1st XI: The 1st XI season proved to be a challenging, but in the end, rewarding one. As in previous years, our campaign consisted of league, cup and t20 competitions. The summer started in phenomenal fashion with victory in the … Read More
A huge congratulations goes to our 1st XI Captain, Ewan Chalmers, who received his 150th cap for the Watsonian 1st XI on Saturday. To make the experience that little bit sweeter, he managed to score 67, which turned out to … Read More
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The 1st XI defeat Stewart’s Melville CC by 52 runs in the Masterton Trophy. Congratulations to Callum Macleod on playing his debut match for the 1st XI and achieving some fantastic bowling figures. Watsonians CC 1st XI 164 for 2 … Read More
On an unusually warm and sunny Sunday, Watsonian Ladies XI travelled to Inch Park for our season opener against the combined Edinburgh South/Stewart Melville College team. Despite only being able to put ten women on the park, spirits were high … Read More
It is no coincidence that the 3rds first victory coincided with the return of 3s stalwarts Bunker, Davies and Sinclair. We were also delighted to welcome ‘Reido’ back and give Mike Glover his first WCC game after impressing being at … Read More
The 2s faced RHC at Craiglockhart, the toss was won by the opposition and put us in to bat. Opening up for Sonians was Goodill and Learmonth who put on a comfortable 56 runs, and one injured bowler, by the … Read More
When the 1st XI faced Carlton at Grange Loan on Saturday, the home side won the toss and chose to bat. This did not upset the Sonian boys too much, as it allowed them to catch some of the fantastic … Read More
The league fixtures for the 1s, 2s, 3s and 4s are now up on the website. As the season progresses these pages will be updated with all the teams results – these details can be found from the Seniors menu … Read More
Watsonian Ladies are hosting their annual Festival for the second year running, and this year it is set to be bigger and better. Held at Myreside and Craiglockhart Cricket Grounds we have the unique opportunity to run four matches at … Read More
Well another Sunday morning, the bottles and champagne corks have been tidied away after another stunning Thirds victory – or was that Calum Martin and Tom Counsel’s consumption after Friday’s celebratory school leaving party ??. It was just as well … Read More
24th June 2017 was a record breaking day for the 1st XI when they visited Falkland in the East Premier League. In amassing a total of 440 for 4 in their 50 overs, the club’s previous record score of 383 … Read More
It was vital our previous weeks great results continued, at fortress Craiglockhart, with another top of the table clash ,this time against Peebles C.C. ,as we were both on the same percentage points . The Three’s had a weighted bowling … Read More
The top of League 5 has been tight since the season began so it was important that we had a strong side for our game against Dunbar C.C ,who were top, – and we were well prepared . Well, the … Read More
Watsonians Ladies Cricket Club is hosting a free taster session on 19 June 2017, from 6.00 pm – 8.00pm, at Watson’s Cricket Field, Craiglockhart Terrace, Edinburgh, EH14 1AJ.If you like chasing, catching or hitting a ball and enjoy playing rounders, … Read More
The long awaited away match against Largo was proceeded by 2 weeks of glorious sunshine and blue skies with Edinburgh recording the lowest rainfall for April in the UK – we should have known ! Largo , renowned for a … Read More
The 1st XI will play its second group match in the Masterton Trophy at Penicuik on Thursday 18th May. Start time is 6pm.
The 1st XI is at home in the first round of this season’s Citylets Scottish Cup to Arbroath United on Sunday (14th May). Start time is 12 noon.
It would be churlish to only provide reports on winning games . Also gives greater opportunity for slagging ! There were 39 players players not available this weekend – we could have done with some of them to plug the … Read More
1st XI to play their first game in the revamped Masterton Trophy against Edinburgh Accies at Myreside on Thursday (4th May) starting at 6pm. Come down to support if you can.
The Club is delighted to have opened an online shop with Superlogo Ltd. There are a wide range of clothing items available for both adults and children. To access the shop follow the link from the main site menu or … Read More
Watsonian cricketers are gearing up for the new season with our last indoor net session at George Watson’s College’s sports centre, just off Colinton Road, this Friday evening, 6.30-8.30 (31 March). We hope that the recent good weather will hold … Read More
Please find the Scottish Cup Draw for 2017… Scottish Cup 2017 Draw
Please find the fixture lists for 2017… CSL Eastern Premiership Fixtures Masterton Fixtures ESCA Div 1 (Watsonians 2) Fixtures ESCA Div 5 (Watsonians 3) Fixtures ESCA Div 7 (Watsonians 4) Fixtures
The club are delighted to welcome George Munsey current Scotland squad member and ex Northamptonshire to Myreside for the coming season. George is an opening batsman who will add much experience to our batting line up and will bolster our … Read More
A day of unusual happenings began with 50% of Preston Village C.C appearing at Craiglockhart with the remainder preparing at Myreside – the rumour being they fancied their chances more against the First team rather than the rampant Three’s! The … Read More
A day of great performances against Hawick & Wilton the league leaders, from Duncan Cockurn (149) and Oli Robertson (6 for 17, including a hat-trick) at fortress Myreside – continues the Three’s charge to…Europe and glory? There was a sharp … Read More
Some photos of the recent 3s game vs Murrayfield DAFS.
On arriving in the changing room at Roseburn Park, for our game v DAFS, my first thought was “what a young, athletic team”, but then I hadn’t seen David Davis behind the door, Tony B hadn’t arrived – and there … Read More