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Sussex CCC was the first First-Class County formed in 1839 The Club has used four cricket grounds in Brighton & Hove - matches were played on a ground donated by the then Prince Of Wales and the ground was fittingly called 'The Prince of Wales Ground (where Park Crescent now lies), Temple Fields (where Montpelier Crescent now lies), Royal Brunswick Ground (where Third and Fourth Avenues are situated) and finally in 1871 the ground in Eaton Road was acquired from the Trustees of the Stanford Estate.
Turf from the Royal Brunswick Grounds was transferred and re-laid on the square.
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The SPCL is the ECB Accredited Premier League in Sussex.
Charlie Oakes was the outstanding man in the cricketers’ team. One he headed in and the other three were from long distance cross-shots that had Ron Phillips beaten all the way.
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It also contains full results and fixture details, plus links to the Web Sites of the member clubs of the League.
Tuesday, May 3*: SCCC vs Middlesex County *Today’s baseball game between SCCC and Middlesex County has been canceled.
Many of the cricketers who played for Sussex before the War, and who would represent the county in the coming season, visited Queen Street to play a game of football against the Horsham club, runners-up in the Sussex County [Western Section) Football League.
Those spectators who anticipated an easy win for Horsham were surprised at the degree of opposition put up.