How we won the Cup!‏

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U13 National Cup Winners Report

by Joanne Watson
Team Scorer

Congratulations to the Under 13 squad who were crowned ECB National Champions at Oundle

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The full squad:

Front Row: Henry McMillan, Duncan Timberlake, Harry Relph, Harvey Brooks, Chan Thilakwardana, Henry Turrell, Harvey Skidmore.
Middle Row: George Stuttard, Rob Butler, Matty Stephenson ( CAPT), Will Perceval, Ollie Willoughby, Freddie Geffen and James Relph ( Assistant Manager)
Back Row: Dean Skidmore, ...

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1st XI captains toughest challenge

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message from Joe Pipkin / Chris Coombes

There is never a good excuse in missing cricket on a Saturday! However, this Saturday Joe & I will be undertaking the 3 Peaks challenge with a twist. We will also be cycling the 500 miles between the mountains.

This self organised “adventure” is in support of Havens Hospices that make a real difference to terminally ill patients whether that be for hours or months. They also support families through an obviously very difficult time.

Any ...

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Junior Section Newsletter – July ’15

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Congratulation to the U13s

County cup winners after their 42 run victory over Lingfield

Batting first the side got off to a tip and run opening partnership with Will leading the way retiring on 30. Freddie with 19 and Rob an unbeaten 33 kept up the momentum with good support taking them to 141-8.
Lingfield began slowly but a mid innings surge needed a breakthrough and Matty and Henry M with 2 wickets apiece helped by good catching and 2 smart stumpings ...

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Download the App – the GBF goes digital!

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The Guildford Beer Festival has launched its own App. This can be downloaded free to iOS and android smartphones or mobile devices – go to the Apple iStore or Android stores.

Through the App, the 2015 Beer List may be viewed, with descriptions of the various beers on offer and with links to the micro-breweries that produce them. For the music lovers, the line-up of bands and timings are set out, with links to their websites. The App includes a “MyBeerfest” ...

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Natwest under 19 T20 Competition

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Fri 29 May & Fri 7 August

This is the first season of the brand new Natwest under 19 T20 competition, and naturally Guildford are in it to win! It’s all you’d expect from 20/20 cricket, and we will be known as The Guildford Thunder.

Twenty nine sides throughout Surrey will take part, and each hopes to try and put on a 20/20 big bash experience.

We are fortunate to be able to host these on a Friday night at the ...

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Pavilion re-development

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A good number of members attended the Club on the 27th November to hear Surrey CEO Richard Gould outline Surrey’s part in the redevelopment of Woodbridge Road and their involvement at the ground in the future.

Richard assured all present that the County did not wish to pose a threat to the existing running of our club but saw the ability to train pre-season and on occasions during the season as a great benefit which would not impinge on Guildford’s activities. ...

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Guildford lift NatWest U15 Club Championship

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Guildford dominated the finals of the NatWest Under-15 National Club Championship at Oundle School, Northamptonshire, on Monday.

Lead by captain Harry Wilkinson, they beat North Region Champions York in the last four before going on to overcome Dorset’s Parley in the final.

In the first of the morning semis, Guildford chose to bowl first against York in windy but thankfully dry conditions after the tail-end of hurricane Bertha soaked the pitches 24 hours earlier.

Ben Shaw took two early wickets but York captain ...

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Surrey CCC want to make Guildford ‘home from home’

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Ambitious plans to improve and expand Guildford CC’s Woodbridge Road home, for wider county cricket and community use

From ‘Get Surrey’ by Richard Spiller, 30 May 2014   http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/sport/other-sport/cricket/surrey-county-cricket-club-guildford-7191281

Surrey County Cricket Club want to make Guildford CC’s Woodbridge Road their southern base.

Chief executive Richard Gould is meeting Guildford Borough Council officials in a bid to bring protracted negotiations to fruition, for a scheme which could open an exciting new era for the ground while saving the local authority a large sum of ...

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