Join The Forty Club

Applications from Cricketers.

Applications for membership are invited from cricketers who play or have played cricket to a good club 1st XI standard. Applicants must be over the age of 18 at the date of their application.

There are two types of membership:  Full and Life. 

Full Membership. This is available in a number of forms:

An applicant over the age of 35 at the date of the application. He or she will pay an annual subscription of £30 and be eligible to take part in all forms of our club cricket.

An applicant over the age of 18 and under the age of 35 at the date of the application.  He or she will pay an annual subscription of £10 and will be eligible to take part in all forms of our club cricket, including overseas tours, but not the international tournament, known as the Quadrangular Tournament, where there is a senior age-limit.  Further, in our annual domestic tournament, known as the Inter District Tournament, sides are limited to 2 players aged between 18 and 35 years of age.

Schoolmasters.  

Schoolmasters who are masters-in-charge of cricket are offered free membership of the Forty Club for the period of their appointment. They are eligible to take part in all forms of our Club cricket, including the tournaments [see para 2 above] appropriate to their age.

Schoolmasters who are not masters-in-charge of cricket, and who are under the age of 35 at the date of application will be offered free membership until they reach the age of 35.  Schoolmasters over the age of 35 at the date of application will be offered free membership for 2 calendar years from the date of their joining.  In both of these instances they will be eligible to take part in all forms of our club cricket, including the tournaments [see para 2 above] appropriate to their age.

Overseas Member.  Applications are welcome from prospective members who are resident overseas, by which we mean people who are in any given calendar year resident continuously overseas [ie outside the UK] for 6 months or more.  They must be over the age of 18 at the date of their application, and they will pay an annual subscription of £15. They will be eligible to play in any Forty Club school or club fixture; in the relevant district team based on their UK residence for the Inter District Tournament; and to take part in any overseas tours.

Life Membership.  Life Membership is available ONLY to overseas members. It costs a single payment of £300 payable via a UK bank BACS or cheque.

Applicants for any form of membership must be proposed by a Forty Club Member or the relevant District Chairman, based on the residential address of the applicant.

Subscription Rates (as at April 2016)

The Annual Subscription for members resident in the UK and over the age of 35 is £30.

The annual subscription for members resident overseas is £15.

The Annual Subscription for members resident in the UK and under the age of 35, is £10.

Annual Subscriptions are payable only by Direct Debit.

Life Membership Subscriptions.  The payment for a Life Membership, available only to Overseas Members, is £300, payable by a UK cheque or by GBP electronic transfer by arrangement with the Club Treasurer.

The Forty Club Golfing Society

Membership of the Forty Club Golfing Society is only available to persons who are already members of the Forty Club. Subscription is £10 per annum which is payable by Standing Order direct to the Golfing Society.

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The Districts

South District (SO) (Channel Islands, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire, Berkshire) Derek Candy
West District (WE) (Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, City of Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset) Committee: Peter Rebera, Winston Duguid and Phil Fawkner-Corbett. Please direct any enquiry to Peter Rebera at prebera@hotmail.com
West Midlands District (WM) (Hereford & Worcester, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, City of Birmingham, Shropshire) Steve Dellow
Wales District (WA) (Dyfed, Gwent, Glamorgan, Powys) Phillip C Stallard
Surrey & West Sussex District (SX) (Surrey, West Sussex, South West London) Richard Bennett
North West District (NW) (Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Gwynnedd, Clwyd, Greater Manchester, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland) John Sharples
North Thames District (NT) (Greater London north of the Thames, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire) Ilija Krunic
North East District (NE) (Northumbria, Durham, Tyne & Wear, Cleveland, Yorkshire) Tony Sheppard
Kent & East Sussex District (CP) (Kent, East Sussex, South East London) Cliff Hayward
Eastern Counties District (EC) (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Essex) Robert Smith
East Midlands District (EM) (Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland) Peter Mason
Scotland District (SC) (Scotland) Colin Neill
XL Club Region Map XL Club Region Map Scotland North East North West Wales South West Midlands Eastern East Midlands West North Thames Surrey Kent

Latest News

The Trophy Assessment team met this afternoon at St Johns’s School Leatherhead to select the overall winner of the Forty Club Trophy.   The district winners, all of whom should now be formally notified and congratulated by their DC, were as follows:   WM – Bishop Vesey’s School. SC – Glasgow Academy. NW – Ormskirk ...
Wales beat North West district by 3 wickets to go through to the final.  The Scotland v Surrey/West Sussex game was cancelled by the weather and this resulted, regrettably, in the toss of a coin which came down on Scotland’s favour. The final of the IDT between Wales and Scotland districts will be played on ...
In a thrilling semi final at Oswestry CC yesterday, North West district batted first and set the target of 249 for 2 only to lose in an exciting finish to Wales who scored 250 for 7 and a win by 3 wickets.