Sawston & Babraham Cricket Club and Shelford Rugby Club will usher in the new year with a joint partnership.
Little more than three miles separate the two, and the seasonal variation means that they have identified the opportunity to work together to grow their respective clubs.
Sawston & Babraham have been promoted to the East Anglian Premier League, and it was their captain, Dan Heath, that initially came up with the concept.
There is already a crossover with Shelford first-team players Lewis Cracknell and Alex Long playing for Sawston & Babraham thirds in the summer, and a number of others play for the respective third and fourth teams at both clubs. READ MORE …