Eddie is the latest Canford pupil to join the Hampshire Academy after Felix Organ and Tom Prest in recent years. Another player who has also benefited from the Hampshire Dorset link, with Richard Scott overseeing Eddie’s programme in his early years.
A tall opening bowler and exciting middle order batter, Eddie has more than earnt his place with us for 2022. Having been made captain of the Bunbury South & West team, Eddie has impressed everyone who has seen him in the 2021 season. In Matt Keech who is another ex-Hampshire player heading up the cricket programme at Canford, Eddie will have every chance to kick on in 2022 and will undoubtably have another successful season.
As a leg spinning allrounder Ethan is an exciting modern day cricketer. Having come through the Hampshire age groups to gain selection onto the Hampshire Academy after impressive performances for Bashley CC in the SPL and the Hampshire U18’s. Ethan was another Hampshire player who represented the South & West at the U15 Bunbury festival in 2021.
Joseph has earned his first year on the Hampshire Academy as an U18 after a good 2021 season with bat and gloves. Joseph started in our U18’s team and after some excellent performances he finished playing regularly in our Championship winning 2nd XI this season. Based at Millfield school, Joseph works with ex Hampshire player, and current Head of Cricket, Mark Garaway. Joseph came through the hugely successful Dorset Pathway system and joins a long list of those players to join the Hampshire Academy via the Hampshire / Dorset partnership.
This will be Jude’s first year as an Hampshire Academy player. After an excellent breakthrough season for Alton CC in the Southern Premier League and with the Hampshire U18’s in all forms, Jude has shown real promise with bat and ball and across all formats. Jude finished the 2021 season playing the final 2nd XI match in the Championship winning team.
Dom heads into his second year as a Hampshire Academy player. With some superb performances in 2021, Dom is a genuine all-rounder across all formats. Another player who is based down at Millfield School as part of their excellent cricket programme. Having suffered some frustrating injuries in 2021, we are looking forward to seeing Dom fit and raring to go in 2022. Dom is one to watch over the coming years.
Max has been in the Hampshire pathway from a very young age and is the latest player to join the Academy having come through the Hugely successful Bowling Development Groups. Max has had an outstanding season for Hook CC and the Academy in the Premier League and for the Hampshire U18’s in the 3-day competition. Max’s relentless attitude and levels of performance see him join the Academy for 2021/22.
Charlie is heading into his second year as a Hampshire Academy player. Having played a major role in our Championship winning 2nd XI this season, as well as leading the way for the Academy and U18’s, Charlie has had a busy but productive season. Since joining Hampshire from Hertfordshire at U14, Charlie has developed into a very exciting top order wicket-keeper batter across all formats.
Tom joins the Academy for his first year in 2022 after a really positive 2021 season for the Hampshire County Age Groups Teams. Tom also played a major role in helping Totton & Eling gain promotion to the SPL for 2022. The hard-hitting New Forest youngster has more than earnt his place in the Hampshire Academy in 2021, and is one to watch out for in T20 / 100-ball cricket especially.