Above: Three U15s – Toby, Shoaib and Jevan – who represented Surrey Schools at the Kia Oval recently
Cricket week is coming
Book those days off, here comes the 2019 Cricket Week.
In a five-day extravaganza which puts Wimbledon, Henley and Royal Ascot into the shade, Woodbridge Road will be throbbing with players of all ages and abilities.
It launches on Monday July 29 with an U19 Surrey Vitality T20 clash between Guildford and Cranleigh, from 2.30pm, followed by a ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our June newsletter as we prepare for the Guildford Festival, an exciting double-header which sees Somerset and Yorkshire taking on champions Surrey in the Specsavers County Championship.
It will be the first time Woodbridge Road has hosted two four-day matches since the festival began in 1938 and we are hoping the weather will be kind to us. Somerset – who were beaten here by an innings last summer – were runners-up to Surrey in Division One last ... 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 Christmas newsletter, wrapping up what has been an exciting 2018 for the club, bringing success on the field and the delivery of our new pavilion at Woodbridge Road.
Guildford Cricket Festival
We’re already set for a packed 2019, which will bring a bumper Guildford Festival in June 2019 when county champions Surrey will play first Somerset – who they trounced by an innings there last summer – from June 3-6 and ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our June newsletter, which has news about the Guildford Festival, the Beer Festival and other events plus a look back at how the club’s teams have been getting on over the past few weeks.
June is a crucial month for the club and every member can offer vital support to help out.
Although Virat Kohli’s stint at Surrey never turned into reality, owing to a neck injury, Woodbridge Road is expected to be full of spectators when Somerset arrive ... Continue reading →
Welcome to our May newsletter after what has been a washout April, which has severely disrupted the early weeks of the season but is now warming up nicely as we head into the opening round of the Travelbag Surrey Championship campaign – and with some exciting news about the Guildford Festival emerging too.
Guildford’s first team host Leatherhead on Saturday, when the Mayor of Guildford will be officially opening the new pavilion at 3pm. Tom Collins and his side are intent ... 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 →