CRICKET: New sponsorship deal for March Town - and another Phillips brother becomes a captain
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March Town have toasted a new three-year sponsorship deal.
The backing of Exning-based insurance company Hugo Wright was announced at the club’s annual meeting on Tuesday night.
Former March first-team skipper, and current 2nds player, Nigel Wright is one of the directors of the firm along with partner Michelle Hugo.
Tyler Phillips will continue in his role of captain of the club’s first-team in the Cambs & Hunts Premier League this summer.
March received a reprieve from Whiting & Partners Division One relegation due to champions Kettering leaving the league to play in Leicestershire.
Phillips’ younger brother, Brandon, will also take on a captaincy role in 2018 by skippering the Sunday side who play in Division Two of the Rutland League.
The club’s committee is now made up of Les Mills (chairman), Graham Smart (vice-chairman), Bill Crumly, Sarah Lemmon Ian Liversedge, Nick Lowe, Linda Kirby, Gary Nicholls, Chris Ringham, Harry Vaheesan and John West.
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Key March Town CC officials for 2018: President - Pat Ringham; Saturday 1st XI captain - Tyler Phillips; Saturday 1st XI vice-captain - Andy Wright; Sunday 1st XI captain - Brandon Phillips; Sunday 1st XI vice-captain - Spencer Saberton; Saturday 2nd XI captain - Matty Vail; Saturday 2nd XI vice-captain - Rob Tombs; Sunday 2nd XI captain - Sam Mason; Sunday 2nd XI vice-captain - Shae Pooley; 3rd XI captain - Anthony Henson; 3rd XI vice-captain - Sam Mason; 4th XI captain - Dave Pomfrett; 4th XI vice-captain - Emma Alterton; Secretary - Stephen Wallis; Fixture secretary - Pat Ringham; Treasurer - Alan Day.