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#32 - League Season Previews & Fareham and Crofton CC

We are so close to the start of the league season so who better to hear from than the league organisers! 
Joining us today are;

Steve Vear - Southern Premier League Chair
Gam Gurung - British Gorkhali League Secretary 
Matt Camp - Hampshire Slam Competition Founder 

All three discuss the challenges of the past 12 months, plans for this season, the importance of community & bringing youngsters into the adult game. Plus - a reminder to be well behaved this season! 

In Club Corner we hear from Fareham & Crofton CC. 
Gordon Selbie and Mike Townson talk us through their plans for the club in 2021 and future years. For more information on any of the leagues please visit;

Greene King Southern Premier League 
British Gorkhali League 
Hampshire Slam 

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