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Paddington Boy

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David Frith, author of ‘Guildford’s Cricket Story’, the recent article ‘Guildford – the real cradle of cricket’, and an all-round cricket enthusiast beyond compare, is soon to be releasing his updated biography. We are pleased to offer our support and best wishes to David in his latest literary venture, and also thank him for all of his support over the years.

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Following Easing of Lockdown – Plans for Training & Coaching begin

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As you will know, on Monday (29 March), the government took the next step on their roadmap out of lockdown. This was an important and exciting one for us, as outdoor sport is now permitted.

We now have ECB guidance on what this means for cricket clubs. We are still working through some aspects, but the headline is that we are comfortable to continue with our intention to get cricket going as planned:

Juniors

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GCC taking part in All Stars Cricket this summer

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We are pleased to announce that we are taking part in All Stars this summer.

All Stars Cricket provides boys and girls from 5-8 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment.

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Update on Season Planning & Membership for 2021

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Morning All,

I hope you are well and having a good week.

Firstly, you may have heard the sad news that the club’s former groundsman, Bill Clutterbuck, has passed away. Many of you will have known Bill from his time at the club and I am sure you will all join me in sparing some thoughts for his family and loved ones at this difficult time.

The recent government announcement was good news with regards to the cricket season.

Whilst we await the ECB ...

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Bill Clutterbuck

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We are saddened to hear of the passing of former GCC Groundsman Bill Clutterbuck. Bill started his work at the club in 1996 and received many accolades for his work
Bill Clutterbuck at Guildford Cricket Club
In 2006 Bill won the Ransomes Jacobsen Trophy for Achievements in Cricket Groundsmanship. He also received a commendation in 1997, and was runner-up in the ...

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New Club Pro – Ollie Soames

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I’m delighted to share some exciting news from Woodbridge Road.

Ollie Soames, a top order batsman who has spent his recent years contracted with Hampshire CCC, has joined the club for the coming season. Ollie will be coming on board in a new role as our Club Professional, which we anticipate will benefit and have a big impact on all our players across the club.

Not only will Ollie bolster the first XI’s batting line up, he will bring invaluable experience for ...

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Guildford – the real cradle of cricket

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Lord’s? The Oval? Hambledon? Cricket didn’t start at any of those legendary grounds, says David Frith

It’s extremely difficult to correct a claim so deeply entrenched. MCC say Lord’s is the “Home of Cricket” while The Oval boasts the first English Test match and much else. Equally, most cricket aficionados accept without question the fruity tales concerning the Hampshire village of Hambledon almost in Biblical terms: the beginning, the establishment of the beloved game, its historical epicentre, ...

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News from Woodbridge Road – lockdown edition 4

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Nets/outdoor practice

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 ...

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