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Old Owens C.C. Fixtures – 14th May 2022

Old Owen’s Cricket Club commence the start of the Saracens Herts League fixtures on Saturday 7th MAY 2022.

The Ist XI Team are in the Championship.
The 2nd XI Team are in Division 6A.
The 3rd XI Team are in Regional Division 11 East.

The fixtures for Saturday 14th May 2022 are as follows:

Old Owens 1st XI v Reed 1st XI (Home)(League) – 12.00 pm start (50 overs)
(Ground: Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF
)

Old Owens 2nd XI v Hemel Hempstead Town 3rd XI (Away)(League) – 12.00 pm start
(Ground: 
Heath Park, Station Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1JZ)

Old Owens 3rd XI v Ware 2nd XI (Home)(League) – 13.00 pm start
(Ground: Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF
)

Old Owens U13 v St Albans U13 (Away)(League) 6.00 pm start
(Ground: TBC
)

The fixture for Sunday 15th May 2022 is as follows:

Old Owens U9 v North Mymms U9 (Away)(League) – 6.00 pm start
(Ground: TBC
)

The fixture for Monday 15th May 2022 is as follows:

Old Owens U11 v Rickmansworth U11 (Away)(League) – 6.00 pm start
(Ground: TBC
)

The fixture for Tuesday 16th May 2022 is as follows:

Old Owens U13 v Redbourn U13 (Home)(League) – 6.00 pm start
(Ground: Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF
)

The results for Saturday 7th May 2022 are as follows:

Old Owens 1st XI v Flitwick 1st XI (Away)(League) – 12.00 pm start
Flitwick won the toss and elected to field.
Old Owens scored 156-9 (50 overs) with Flitwick replying with 115 all out (44.3 overs)
(Highlights: J.Timms 52, R.Carter 39, T. Thakker 3-19, J. Wickham 2-10, B.Lane 2-23)
Old Owen’s won by 41 runs.

Old Owens 1st XI v North Mymms 3rd XI (Away)(Friendly) – 13.00 pm start
North Mymms won the toss and elected to field.
Old Owens scored 175 all out (37 overs) with North Mymms replying with 178-7 (40 overs)
(Highlights: A.Battersby 48)
Old Owen’s lost by 3 wkts.

Old Owens 3rd XI v Hertfingfordbury 2nd XI (Away)(League) – 13.00 pm start
Old Owens won the toss and elected to field.
Hertingfordbury scored 212-5 (40 overs) with Old Owens replying with 140-2 (40 overs)
(Highlights: C.Emmons 37, B.Rowswell 29, I.Tyler 25 n.o., A. Hunter 21 n.o., J.Nelson 2-36)
Old Owen’s lost by 72 runs.

To see all the Saracens Herts League fixtures & results click  https://www.hertsleague.co.uk/

To see all Old Owens fixtures, results and players statistics click  https://oldowens.play-cricket.com/ 

Old Owens Vets Fixtures – 15th May 2022

OLD OWEN’S VETS will play in the Veterans Division (North Group 2) of the Southern Amateur Sunday League for season 2021-22 (The League commences on 12th September 2021).

The Vets GAME for this Sunday 15th May 2022 is as follows:

Old Owens Vets Alexandra Park Vets (Home)(League) – 11.30 am
(Ground: Dame Alice Owens School, Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2DU)
Ref: Robert Caplin

The result for last Sunday 8th May 2022 is as follows:

Old Owens Vets won 5-2 v Alexandra Park Vets (Home)(League)

For fixtures, results and League table for Season 2021-2022, click the following link Southern Amateur Sunday Vets League.

Click link OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL VETS RESULTS for the results for Season 2019-2020.

Click link OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL VETS RESULTS for the results for Season 2018-2019.

Click link OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL VETS RESULTS for the results for Season 2016-2017.

Click link OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL VETS RESULTS for the results for Season 2015-2016.

Old Owens F.C. Fixtures – 14th May 2022

OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL CLUB has 5 football teams (1st XI to 5th XI) that play on a Saturday afternoon in their respective divisions of the Southern Amateur League and a Vets team that play on a Sunday morning in the SAL Vets League.

(Old Owens 1st XI play in Senior Division 1)
(Old Owens 2nd XI play in Intermediate Division 1)
(Old Owens 3rd XI play in Intermediate Division 4)
(Old Owens 4th XI play in Junior Division 1 North)
(Old Owens 5th XI play in Junior Division 3 North)
The League commences on Saturday 11th September 2021.

The fixtures for this Saturday 14th May 2022 are as follows:

OOFC 1st XI NO GAME

OOFC 2nd XI v NUFC Oilers 2nd XI (Home)(League) k.o 10.30 am
(Ground: Dame Alice Owens School, Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2DU)
Ref: Andreas Demetriades

OOFC 3rd XI NO GAME (**Champions**)

OOFC 4th XI v NO GAME

OOFC 5th XI
v Broomfield (Home)(League) k.o 12.30 pm
(Ground: Dame Alice Owens School, Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2DU)
Ref: John Faithful


The results of matches for Saturday 7th May 2022 are as follows:

OOFC 1st XI lost 2-0 v West Wickham 2nd XI (Away)(League)
OOFC 2nd XI – NO GAME

OOFC 3rd XI – NO GAME
OOFC 4th XI  – NO GAME
OOFC 5th XI lost 1-0 v Winchmore Hill 6th XI (Away)(League)

Visit the OLD OWENS FOOTBALL CLUB website for further information.

Old Owens Thai Food Menu & Takeaway

Old Owen’s Clubhouse has eat-in Thai Food available from Thursday to Saturday between 5 pm to 10pm. Takeaway meals are also available to order during these times.

Food is also available for Delivery on Thursday to Saturday between 5 pm to 10 pm via Deliveroo)

Please call or text 07766 535567 or email to book a table or place an order for takeaway or delivery (Everything is cooked to order and fresh).

Follow on Instragram & Facebook @oldowensthai for Menu and updates.

Please click to see MENU.

Menu example photos:

Thai Meal Chicken & RiceThai Meal Beef NoodlesThai Meal Crackers

 

 

 

 

Thai Meal Platter

Dame Alice Owens School Fest – Sunday 3rd July 2022

Since way before lockdown, many of you have been asking to come back to School and tour the site, so we thought we’d go one better and create an all singing, all dancing opportunity for you to see the school in all its glory.!

Owen’sFest – on Sunday 3rd July 2022 from midday until 5:00 pm – is a showcase event with summer festival vibes, featuring some of the best talent Owen’s and the local area has to offer. And it is the perfect excuse for our precious alumni to come and show off their beloved school to friends and family, with games, attractions and food & drink for all.

ON THE MAIN STAGE FROM MIDDAY:

LINE-UP SOON TBC!

IN THE VIP / ALUMNI AREA:

DRAW ALONG & BOOK SIGNING EVENT WITH ROB BIDDULPH – Author & Illustrator of ‘Draw With Rob’ fame

PRIVATE BAR & HOSPITALITY

STEPHEN MATHES –  Guitar

BELLE  – Singer

FLOWER HEAD-DRESS MAKING

Tickets are £8 for General Admission & £10 for VIP

BOOKING IS REQUIRED at https://www.owenians.com/event/owensfest

OOASC Full Committee meeting 4th April 2022 – Minutes

Minutes of the Full Committee Meeting held on Monday 4th April 2022 at 7.30pm
 in the Les Williamson Room at Old Owen’s Sports Ground.

In attendance: I.Breeze(IB), Richard Hattrell(RH), A.Hunter(AH), P.Kennedy(PK),  T.Lane(TL) 
                        H.Nemko(HN),  K.Rowswell(KR), D.Webb(DW), A.Welsford(AW), John Clark(JLC)
                        (TL chaired the meeting with IB taking the minutes).

  1. Apologies: A.Ward, Robert Hattrell, P.Riley  
                                

  2. Bar and Catering (John//Lynn Clark)
  • Trading figures for Bar and Food were produced by JLC. March was a good month that included a well attended Ladies night and April is promising with an Elvis night, Quiz night and Owens Football Dinner. JLC showed comparison figures for 2019, 2020 and 2021.
  • Bookings are coming in for later dates i.e. local school bbq’s, summer functions and private parties, some of which are midweek.
  • The deep clean of the kitchen is due to take place on the 17th
  • A temporary cleaner was found for the required 5 weeks of cleaning.
  • John was asked if a vegetarian option could be included on the Sunday Roast menu.
  • John has been asked to put forward JLC’s business plan for their contract renewal due 1st July 2022 and was told that JLC would have the first opportunity to present their plans to the Committee (A date for the presentation is due to be scheduled). John stated that JLC has spent 11 years here at OOASC and has paid the rental consistently on time and has tried to improve the Club and hopes that JLC’s efforts are recognised by the Committee.
  1. Matters arising from previous minutes 21st February 2022
  • None
  1. Finance (RH)
  • Richard produced figures on Profit and Loss and the Balance sheet. We are in a fairly healthy position currently but this is slightly artificial as ground repairs (£15k) have not yet taken place but some Football rental (£5.5k) are due to be received.
  • As at 31st March 2022 we have £93.4k in the Bank current account and £9.8k in the Owenians Alumni account and a surplus of £36.5k.
  • Richard also produced a draft Financial Statement for the year ended 31st Jul 2021 which will need signing off.
  • Richard pointed out that a ground valuation in the not too distant future should be done for a more accurate rateable valuation and for insurance purposes.
  1. The Ground (TL/IB)
  • Football ends this week (9th April) at the Ground with ground renovations due to start on 11th
  • Cricket is due to start on the 30th
  • Fascias and Soffits repairs have been completed.
  • TL to get a quote for the flooring in the Clubhouse.
  1. OOASC Sports Clubs

      6.1    OOFC Football Section (PK)

  • The 2nd XI won the Old Boys Cup, the 3rd XI the League and the 5th XI lost in 2 Cup Finals (AFA & SAL). The 1st XI are in the top third of SAL Senior Div 1.
  • AH liaised with Jon Robinson with regard to OOASC subscriptions from the Football Club. Jon is in the process of organising the payment.   

      6.2    OOCC Cricket Section (Tim Lane) 

  • Junior nets on Monday evenings at Owens School has now finished. Seniors will continue nets at the School for 2 more weeks. Juniors commence outdoors on Monday 25th
  • There will be 3 adult XI’s in the Herts. Saracens League and fixtures for the junior teams for season 2022.
  • First Senior friendly is Saturday 30th  April 2022. 

      6.3    Affiliated Clubs (Phil Riley) 

  • Nothing to report in Phil’s absence. 
  1. OOASC Membership (Alan Hunter)
  • Subscriptions paid so far from 18 Associate members is £386 with 4 lapsed members
    Subscriptions paid so far from 120 Full members is £1,837 with 9 lapsed members
    Total Honorary members is 19
    Total Life members is 203
    Payments to be received from Football Club members (87 last year)
    Payments to be received from Cricket Club members (35 last year)
  1. Old Owens Website (Alan Hunter)
  • Website is updated as and when necessary, is running smoothly and we are getting regular traffic.
  • AH provided the statistics for the website as at 04/04/2022 as follows:
    Last 7 days there were 499 visitors with 2,769 visits
    Last 30 days there were 2,198 visitors with 10,609 visits
    Last 365 days there were 25,251 visitors with 95,942 visits
  1. ZOO Club (Alan Hunter)
  • There is £720 in the account with £50 still owing to Dave Greenshields for the November 2021 draw.
  • No draw was made.
  1. Owenians Alumni (AW)
  • Discussion ensued of vision for Club and involvement of Alumni.
  • AW pointed out that the Alumni database will need to be merged with the Association database.
    AW and AH to meet on 27th April to discuss the merging of both databases to the Alumni platform.
  1. AOB 

         11.1 OOASC Insurance Renewal (Tim Lane)

         The insurance was renewed for £3.8k with Victor Insurance (period 30th March 2022 to
         30th March 2023).

         11.2  Contracts
         Discussion ensued about the JLC contract and the expectations of the School and the
         Association with  regard to a vision of what is required from both sides to go forward
         (i.e. School vision combined with Sports Club vision). Members of the Committee had
         a general and frank exchange of ideas regarding the vision for Old Owens Sports Club
         and there was contrasting thoughts of what the function of the Club actually is.

         HN stressed the future involvement of the School and the willingness to invest some
         funds, time and expertise. Contract expertise was offered by HN but TL pointed out
         that the JLC Contract was an Agreement rather than a Contract.

         It was agreed that both the School and the Association should outline their vision,
         aims and objectives and meet for discussion (A meeting has been arranged on 11th
         May 2022 at 6.30 pm at Dame Alice Owen’s School). The resulting decisions made at
         the meeting will be giving to JLC prior to the presentation of their business plan (date
         to be confirmed).

         11.3   AGM

          An AGM has provisionally been scheduled for Wednesday 15th June 2022 (date & time
          to be confirmed). TL will be away for this date.

  1. Date of next meeting
  • Next meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday 11th May 2022 at 6.30 pm at Dame Alice Owen’s School to discuss shared vision of the School and OOASC. 
  1. End of meeting
  • Meeting ended at 9.30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

OOASC Full Committee Meeting 4th April 2022 – Agenda

There will be a meeting of the Full Committee on Monday 4th April 2022 at 7.30 pm at Old Owen’s Sports Ground.

Agenda

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Managers update (JLC)

3. Matters arising from previous minutes 21st February 2022

4. Finance update (Richard Hattrell)

5. Ground & Facilities update (Tim Lane/Ian Breeze)

6. OOASC Sports Club update

  • OOFC Football Section (Paul Kennedy/Ian Breeze)
  • OOCC Cricket Section (Tim Lane)
  • Affiliated Clubs (Phil Riley)

7. OOASC Membership update (Alan Hunter)

8. OOASC Website update (Alan Hunter)

9. OOASC ZOO Club update (Alan Hunter)

10. Alumni/Owen’s Members Club update (Anna Welsford)

11. AOB

  • OOASC Insurance Renewal (Tim Lane)
  • Contracts

12. Date of next meeting – TBC

 

Alvin as Elvis

ALVIN as Elvis – Friday 8th April 2022

‘ALVIN as ELVIS’ night on Friday 8th April 2022 
at Old Owens Sports Ground
Coopers Lane, EN6 4NF. 

Always a fantastic night of entertainment

** £20 a ticket ** 
(includes Fish and Chips Dinner)

Arrive 7 pm for 7.30 pm, Dinner served at 8 pm & Show starts at 9 pm till late

(Booking in Advance Only)

Please call John or Lynn
on 01707 644211 or 07766 535567
or email jlcowens@gmail.com for further enquiries or to Book.

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