If you are a follower of Yorkshire Cricket and live in the South, why not consider joining the Yorkshire CCC Southern Group?
Formed in 1980, with Richard Hutton as Patron, the functions of the Group are to promote and support the County Club and provide financial or other assistance to young Yorkshire cricketers.
The annual donation for all this, plus a quarterly Newsletter, is a minimum of £10. More information can be found here
Neil Lloyd Young Cricketer of the Year Award
The award was inaugurated in 1981 and was named the Neil Lloyd Young Cricketer of the Year Award the following year to honour the memory of Neil Lloyd, an outstanding young cricketer whose career was tragically cut short by a rare neurological disease at the age of 17 years.
The award is made after a vote of the Southern Group’s members. The criteria are that the player shall be 21 years or less at the start of the immediate pre-season (until this year it was 23 years) and shall be uncapped at the start of that season. The winner in the first two years of the Award was Martyn Moxon. The 2013 winner was Joe Root. Eleven of the winners of the Award have gone on to play Test cricket for England.