Mar 30

Fixtures 2014

Grantchester Cricket Club Fixtures 2014

Mar 05

Grantchester Cricket Club HQ, The Blue Ball, in the News

Grantchester Cricket Club Headquarters, The Blue Ball, in the news

Mar 02

GCC in the Grantchester Parish Magazine

Nets, Quiz and Curry Night and the grant from South Cambridgeshire District Council towards a new mower.

Feb 27

Grantchester Cricket Club Awarded a South Cambridgeshire District Council Grant

Grantchester Cricket Club are pleased to announce the award of a £1,000 grant from South Cambridgeshire District Council towards a reconditioned outfield cutter. The generous contribution will enable the Club to increase the number of pitches it can prepare in a season, enabling us to make even better use of the current Spring Lane facilities. …

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Feb 27

Averages for the 2013 Season

Here are the Grantchester Cricket Club Averages for the  2013 Season in a pdf file

Nov 17

Secretary’s Report – 2013 Season

It gives me great pleasure to present the third Secretary’s Report of the reformed Grantchester Cricket Club. We have now completed our second season playing at Spring Lane. Last season I commented that due to the wet summer we had yet to see how a hard, dry pitch would play. On the 13th July 2013, …

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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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Oct 10

Charity Run 2013 Photos

2013 Grantchester Charity Runs Photos

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Sep 15

Lancaster Thunder

The Grantchester made their way to Dry Drayton for the final match of a successful 2013 season versus a St Giles XI. A bright afternoon greeted the gathering players, as well as three newly purchased rolling covers, presumably after last year’s monsoon cricket season they seemed a wise investment. With the hosts a couple of …

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Sep 01

Magick and Mythticism

Next to the unconscious form of the bar manager, a pith helmet lay upturned. A small fire had broken out in the corner of the room. A solitary tooth was embedded in the table, glinting in the pale moonlight. Grantchester’s annual cricket tour had come to Stiffkey. 12 hours prior, Captain Steve Wilson was inspecting …

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Aug 18

Stitched up like a kipper

In the world of friendly cricket between clubs with a long standing association, communication is often done through a loose network of pub gossip with no attributable sources. So it was that, following a sequence of convincing wins, we heard at the Blue Ball via the White Swan at Conington and the Poacher at Elsworth …

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Aug 11

“I don’t believe it!”

In a jovial reminder to members of the forthcoming  Sawston match I had lightheartedly referred to the unfinished match of 170 years ago in August 1843. The game finished abruptly when according to the press report: “After two of the Grantchester men had been in for some time for their last innings, the Sawston, not …

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