Category Archive: Spring Lane Field

Aug 15

GCC Foiled by the Camden Casuals..

…a splendid day for cricket at Spring Lane!

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Jul 19

Players vs Gents: It’s Back!

Players vs Gents fixture returns as a 20/20 Friday night game on 28th July. Starting at 6pm.

A perfect way to finish the last week of July, we envisage….

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Jun 06

Lidgate and Ousden Return

It was a bit dark but at least not raining as L&O, one of Giorgio’s old teams, featured in a high scoring match on Sunday. Sadly, I missed Baggers’ innings but was treated to a blow by blow replay by the man himself. Meanwhile Jamie Menzies and John Anderson….

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May 08

Heligoland Pilgrims are visiting Grantchester…

…on May 20th for a game of cricket against GCC’s finest at Spring Lane. I must confess I had to look up where Heligoland is and am confused as to how one might actually get there (as is Google apparently). I was also some what alarmed…

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Apr 09

The New Season is nearly here!

Nets are underway, the grass is being cut by the newly maintained and sharpened fleet of GCC mowers by the GCC elite mowing squad. The square is looking immaculate, the newly verti-drained outfield verdant….It promises to be a great season

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Sep 21

Square Repair 2016

Blest with some fine weather, a somewhat recalcitrant scarifier, an array of spreaders (need a proper collective noun here, Ed), seed, fertilizer, 2000kg of loam, luter & assorted rakes (non-human), barrows and tea, the GCC winterizer squad set about…

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Sep 13

GCC vs Remnants: It went down to the wire…

I had an on Court commitment but I thought at least I’d catch the end of the first innings on Sunday at Spring Lane Field for the Cambridge derby with the Remnants. Not a bit of it! In spite of Baggers best efforts to keep the innings going until my arrival….

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Sep 08

Interested in Playing Friendly Cricket on a Superb Ground in Cambridge?

Are you living in or moving to Cambridge and interested in playing friendly cricket? Are you fed-up with League Cricket or just want to play the game because you enjoy it? Sure our games are competitive but they are played in what we like to think is the real ‘Spirit of Cricket’…

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Aug 11

Hare Street run away with it

Some powerful hitting was on display last Sunday from the Hare St & Hormead middle order and there are now seven (or eight) more cricket balls hiding around the edges of Grantchester’s Spring Lane Field than at the beginning of August…

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Jul 09

We didn’t quite get the runs but our No 11 tried his best

Our president at the wicket…

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Jul 01

GCC vs Menzies XI and the Weather Gods

A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon’s cricket on Saturday and the perfect antidote to the traumas of Friday.

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Jun 22

Players and Gentlemen

Not certain who won this but the Gents sure looked handily placed when ‘dinner’ called. The Players’ innings was notable for…

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