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Chantilly Cricket Club

The Club shares a new ground, installed in 2012, with the Cricket Club of Saint Brice_sous_forêt 95 (CCSB95) at the Polo Club du Domaine de Chantilly, at La Ferme d'Apremont.

The Club has a leisure side that play friendly matches, but netherless offers a good level of competitive cricket.
The Club offers a worm welcome to players and spectators on its ground.

Chantilly Cricket Club (CCC) held its inaugural match in June 2006.


Club secretary : Robin Richardson
Club treasurer: Jimmy Regan
Club captain: Eddy Hoyle
Postal address: Chantily CC c/o J. Regan, 2 Quai de la canardière, Chantilly 60500

For up to date information (match reports, new fixtures…) our website can be found at :

Château de Thoiry Cricket Club

Our Club was formed in 1990 under the Patronage of the Vicomtesse de La Panouse. The Club has enjoyed immense success, and plays around 30 games a season against French clubs and touring sides from the UK, Belgium & Australia. Players of all ages and standards are welcome. CTCC has French Internationals, a League side, a non-league side, a ladies' team and a junior section in collaboration with English Language Schools in the Paris region.

Please contact the club secretary for more information

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Standard Athletic Club

The SAC, set in heart of the forest of Meudon, is an English-speaking and family-oriented sport and social club.

The Club boasts an outside swimming pool, 8 tennis court, 2 squash courts and magnificent grounds for cricket and footbal.
We also have a well equiped fitness room and golf is available at Villarceaux.

Coaching is on hand for most sports and there are numerous activities for children. Many different events are staged throughout the year, ranging from a Classic Car Day to Burns Night and from Bonfire Night to Sports Day.

There is a good bar and restaurant offering lunches, brunches and teatime of course.

Route Forestière du Pavé de Meudon, 92360 Meudon-la-Forêt
01 46 26 16 09


Lille Cricket

Lille Cricket is thriving, being the fastest growing cricket club in France and after only our second year already the 5th largest in France by number of playing members. We have more than a dozen games scheduled for the 2009 season, including a Twenty/20 Tournament over the Whitsun long weekend.

Our opponents this year come from England, Wales, Belgium, Germany and France and our fixtures list is on our website, so have a look if you want to come along to watch some cricket. Our home matches are played at the Jardin Mosaïc at Houplin-Ancoisne, a few kilometres south of Lille, giving the added interest of being able to visit the gardens as well as enjoying the game.

We practise throughout the year, indoor in the Autumn and Winter and outdoor in Spring and Summer, so if you are interested in playing cricket, or want to help us in developing our junior team, do come and join us.

President - Philip Dethoor
Secretary - Aditya Rana