Dear Junior Parents,
I am really excited to announce that we are in a position to advertise our winter junior coaching programme for 2021 starting on Sunday 24th January at RGS Guildford and running for 8 weeks.
Planning has taken a little bit longer than usual to ensure that the programme is compliant with ECB and government COVID guidelines.
As a result of the guidelines, there are a few things that we need to do a little differently. The main one is the ... Continue reading →
Recreational Cricket Activity in Small Groups
It is great news that the ECB recently released a further update regarding small groups being able to take part in limited recreational, outdoor, cricket activity.
In light of this, the GCC Cricket Committee have block booked some net availability so that fully paid up Club Members have the chance to take part in small group activities at Woodbridge Road.
These block bookings have been made for:
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- Monday evenings from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for the 3rdX1 squad.
- Wednesday evenings ...
Woodbridge Road Nets Update
We now have two grass nets on the square which can be booked on the booking link – guildford-cricket-club.appointlet.com.
We have also extended the opening time to 8pm so all four nets will be available from 12-8pm .
As per last week’s communication, the nets are only available to fully paid up members of the club. Please do not try to book a net if you are not a fully paid up member; the same ... Continue reading →
Following the government easing some of the lockdown restrictions, we have received confirmation from the ECB that we can now start to open up the nets at Woodbridge Road. We do, however, need to put in some very strict rules & safety procedures before they can be used. We are just sorting out how it can all work and will hopefully have everything in place by the weekend. In the meantime, please don’t turn up at the ground to ... Continue reading →
Laws of Cricket 2017 Code
Summary of changes
A new Code of the Laws of Cricket has been drafted and approved by the M.C.C. Committee. The Code, to be titled Laws of Cricket 2017 Code will come into force on 1st October 2017. The last time that a new Code of Laws was written was in 2000. With the way the game has evolved since then, there have been 6 Editions of that Code, with changes made in 2003, 2008, 2010, 2013 ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our Easter newsletter, which marks the launch of the 2019 playing programme.
Nathan Tilley, who is seen on the right of Surrey skipper Rory Burns at the Wisden dinner, displaying their leather-bound Wisdens
Nathan, who is 19, went on to play a pivotal part in Guildford’s promotion campaign, hitting another six centuries in his 873 runs which led to the club finishing top of Surrey Championship Division One.
There has been much going on during the ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our first newsletter of the year as we head towards the 2019 season, hoping that it will be every bit as exciting and successful as last year.
Come on Aussie, come on …
Guildford have recruited Queensland U19 captain Angus Lovell as our overseas player for the AJ Fordham Surrey Championship campaign, when the side will be back in the Premier Division after promotion last year.
Angus is a top-order batsman – the leading run-scorer at Australian U17 level, ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our spring newsletter, as we prepare for the start of the new season. We’re hoping that the grim cold and wet weather which hung on throughout March will give way to a much more friendly April suitable for outdoor practice and matches.
It’s been an exciting week for the club, with the long-awaited project coming to fruition. The final touches were being applied inside and outside – which included landscaping the front of the building – and the handover ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our February newsletter as the pace quickens in preparations for the new season, which is now only six weeks away.
Women & Girls’ Day
Guildford will be the venue for this year’s Surrey Women & Girls Day on Tuesday 22 May. It is being staged to promote the game for youngsters, with primary school pupils going through their paces at Woodbridge Road from 10am to 12.30pm and secondary age girls from 1.30-4pm.
That is followed by a T20 match between ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our first newsletter of 2018, a year we hope will bring success and enjoyment for everyone at Guildford.
Cricket week 2018
After the success of the last two years, the Cricket Week will be staged from Monday 30 July to Friday 3 August, with matches involving all sections of the club.
Although final details still have to be confirmed, it will be launched with a T20 double-header, the U19s playing in the afternoon followed by a Ladies match in the ... Continue reading →