Category Archive: Spring Lane Field

Sep 07

GCC Not Caught Napping

I was a bit delayed by another ‘project’ in getting to Spring Lane on Sunday and these photos are not the sharpest . Our gracious visitors were from Napton in Warks arrived in a splendid bus. The game matched the weather and we look forward to welcoming them in the future….

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Aug 19

GCC has New Covers Thanks to ECB/EWCT/Waitrose

Yes, the ECB just doesn’t orchestrate winning the Ashes. It also provides grants to help clubs avoid losing games to bad weather…..

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Aug 11

Double Trouble

What do you do when the Oppo just doesn’t show up? Double wicket tournament of course…….

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Jul 26

Match vs Reach Rearranged for Sunday, August 23rd at 1:30pm

Good news! GCC vs Reach now on Sunday August 23rd at 1:30pm at Spring Lane

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Jul 21

Spring Lane from a Different Viewpoint

A view (with a difference) of some action from GCC’s Gents vs Players match from June, 2015

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Jul 13

Highgate Taverners Come to Town

Spring Lane was looking immaculate last Saturday as we welcomed the Highgate Taverners back to Spring Lane. Unfortunately the GCC upper order proved to be somewhat camera shy and were back in the pavilion (or rather our new marquee) by the time I arrived. However, the last wicket pair…..

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Jul 08

We’ve Got a New Marquee!!

GCC would like to express our sincere thanks to South Cambridgeshire District Council who awarded us a grant from their Community Chest Fund to enable us to buy a larger marquee to replace the one we have had on loan from Trumpington Allotment Society.

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May 28

GCC vs BCH or Stafford vs Stafford

The Brighton College Haymakers captained by our Skip’s brother took a half-term trip up to Cambridge and arrived unbeaten at Spring Lane on Wednesday, May 27th. Could AP put one over on his southern based sibling?

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Oct 13

3k and 10k Runners

Scenes from the Start/Finish of the 2014 Grantchester Charity Runs with the 3k (yellow) and 10k (blue) participants. Thanks Paul!!

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Oct 05

End of Season Work on the Spring Lane Square

GCC’s crack maintenance team wrestle with the scarifier

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Oct 15

Groundwork

We’ve received permission to add 3 new strips to the square! This should greatly reduce the pressure on the existing pitches, enabling us to rotate the playing surfaces more often between games and thus preserve the high quality of cricket pitch standard that we have set ourselves so far. Below are pictures from the initial …

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Jun 11

Immortalised onto Canvas

Artist & Photographer Charlie Pryor has created this delightful painting of our cricket pitch together with the River Cam idling through the meadows. Entitled “Grantchester Cricket Field”, it captures the essence of Spring Lane superbly. More details can be found by visiting his website, where you can also order copies of the picture and browse …

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