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 →
Merry Christmas everybody and welcome to our December newsletter.
Guildford Festival 2018
Surrey will host Somerset in the 80th anniversary of the Guildford Cricket Festival next June.
The first-class fixtures from the ECB, released late last month, have brought Woodbridge Road a four-day Specsavers County Championship Division One match starting on Wednesday June 20, although there will be no one-day game.
When the sides last met at Guildford, in 2006, records were smashed. Somerset achieved a new highest Championship total of 688-8dec at ... Continue Reading →
What might be expected to be the quietest time of year for the club has been buzzing with activity in readiness for next season.
New club captain Tom Collins, who took over from Joe Pipkin in September has enlisted the support of Jeremy Greaves in a new role as first team manager.
Jeremy is a familiar face at the club – he was captain from 2012-2014 before moving to the role of coach, standing down last winter.
They will work closely with ... Continue Reading →
U11 West Surrey Champions
Congratulations to the u11s who were crowned overall West Surrey Champions having beaten the winners of the other 2 divisions.
They completed their campaign with an emphatic 65 run victory over Chobham. Guildford scored 111-4 in their 20 overs, Lucas and Jacob both retiring on 30. They then skittled out Chobham for 46 with Adam ... Continue Reading →
New Pavilion still not complete
Disapprovingly, construction delays mean that the new Pavilion will not be handed over until early October.
The building contractor and Guildford Borough (which owns the freehold of The Sports Ground under a charitable trust) remain committed to ensuring that the building will be completed to a very high standard and will be a superb facility for Guildford CC Members and the local community.
The delay has of course caused considerable disruption to the Club’s operations and ... Continue Reading →
The draw was made at Guildford CC this morning in the presence of Brenda Rajanayagam and Charlotte Lacey, two ladies from the Guildford under 13 age group.
Thank you all or your support. Continue Reading →
Good to see the weather is at last turning a little warmer as the proper season gets underway.
The Under 15s were first into action winning their ECB cup match against Blackheath at a canter – Blackheath 96-5 in 20 overs, G 99-0 in 11 with an unbeaten half century from Will.
The U12s opened with a tense last over victory in their Two Counties match against Farnham but the U9s fell short against Frensham.
Hobbs Trophy match at the Oval
Congratulations to ... Continue Reading →
The good weather has meant that all the early season friendly matches have been completed. The 1st XI won at Basingstoke and Dorking, but lost narrowly at Beckenham. The Surrey Championship league fixtures start next Saturday, 6th May with local derbies. The 1st XI travel to newly promoted Cranleigh, with the 2nd XI at home against Cranleigh. Teams playing at Woodbridge Road are using temporary facilities, comprising a large marquee at the Railway End. Spectators are welcome ... Continue Reading →
Training is on Fridays for the U9-U15 squads and begins on Friday April 21st at Woodbridge Rd as follows:
On Sundays it’s 10-11.30 for U8s
Girls’ training recommences on Wed 19th from 6.30-8.30. Girls are invited to both Friday & Wednesday sessions.
Don’t forget you need to register on Pitchero in order to show your availability and see team selections. If you are an existing member please logon to check your details are still correct. The fixtures are 99% ... Continue Reading →