Notices

We welcome spectators back to the Sports Ground

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As we approach the end of May with the season well underway, it seems that the weather is currently coming out on top each weekend! Nevertheless, things are opening up more across the country (fingers crossed that continues) and we are now able to welcome spectators into the Sports Ground at Woodbridge Road, so please do come along to support your team mates, family and friends.

At the ground you will be bale to make use of Guildford Kitchen and the ...

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Easing of Restrictions & Updated ECB Guidance for Club Cricket

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You will be aware that lockdown restrictions eased again this week across the country. We have since received and reviewed the updated ECB guidance for club cricket.

There is no change to on field activity and all restrictions / amendments to the game itself are still in place. The main changes relate to off field activities, detailed below:

Indoor hospitality

As per government guidance, indoor hospitality is now permitted. For us, Guildford Kitchen will continue to be our primary hospitality ...

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News from Woodbridge Road – Edition 1, 2021

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Welcome to 2021

Hello and welcome to ‘News from Woodbridge Road’, the 2021 newsletter from Guildford Cricket Club; The real ‘Cradle of Cricket’. Continuing from last season, we will be sharing our news weekly during the 2021 season so that you can keep up-to-date with all the developments, fixtures, results, and events at Guildford CC.

Plans for Training & Coaching

Earlier this week the government took the next step on their roadmap out of lockdown. This was an important and exciting one for ...

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Women & Girls’ Cricket – We Are Recruiting

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We are actively recruiting across our W&G age groups and specifically for our U15 squad who have entered the league this year. We would like to hear from any W&G who are interested in trying out cricket at GCC whether you’ve tried cricket at school for the first time, are a seasoned pro, are a cricket parent who fancies having a go yourself OR even if you’ve never picked up a cricket bat in your life. We have the following ...

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Early Bird T20 Blast Tickets & Online Umpiring and Scoring Courses

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You will have seen the government announcement last night (22 Feb) regarding the roadmap out of lockdown. While early days, this looks promising for the cricket season. Over the coming weeks we will be looking at what this means for the club and await further guidance from the ECB – as soon as we can, we will update you on what we might expect the season to look like.

In the meantime, I have a couple of updates for you:

Early Bird ...

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Happy New Year

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Dear all,

As we approach the new year, I wanted to thank again all our wonderful volunteers and players for helping us to retrieve so much during 2020. A difficult season for many but we rescued it well and played 132 matches across the club between July and September.

For your final holiday reading, I would recommend you to this month’s (January) Cricketer magazine. David Frith writes an excellent article entitled ‘Guildford – the real cradle of cricket’. For those of you ...

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Movember Thank You from Oakleaf & Call for Volunteers to Deliver Xmas Care Packages

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Dear all,

As Movember draws to a close I am delighted to say that we smashed our original target by well over £1,000! The final figure we raised was £2,068.75 which is an incredible amount for such a great cause in our local community. Thank you all for helping us reach our target (and beyond!) and supporting the guys who grew (or attempted to grow) some hair on their top lip.

Jen, from Oakleaf Enterprise sent us this message:

“The £2,068.75 you’ve raised ...

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New First Team Captain

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Good Morning GCC

Many of you will be aware that at the end of the 2020 season Tom Collins decided to step down from his role as first team captain after 3 years at the helm. A huge thank you goes out to Tom for all his hard work and commitment over the last few years with that side, both on and off the field. He made a huge difference and left that side in a much stronger place than when ...

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Guidance for cricket indoors

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The English Cricket Board Guidelines

ECB COVID-19 Guidance for Cricket Indoors

The purpose of these guidelines is to offer practical guidance to venues, coaching providers and clubs on the steps they should take while undertaking cricket indoors.

In order to keep cricket going as it moves indoors, there will need to be adaptations in place for all, including venues, coaching providers, players, parents/carers, spectators and officials. Those adaptations relate to activity prior to, during and after cricket ...

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Cricket Chairman’s Introduction and update

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GCC members,

It has been little over two months since I took over from Bob as the club’s Cricket Chairman and so, having spent a little time finding my feet, it is about time I took the opportunity to properly introduce myself and update you on a couple bits.

For those who don’t know me, I joined the club back in 2012 having moved to the area. Prior to that I played at a number of clubs in Norfolk, where I grew ...

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