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 →
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Rain disrupted play
As you will be aware the rain disrupted much of the June programme with games being moved here, there and everywhere so please check Pitchero for the latest information.
Guildford Cricket Festival 2016
SURREY v WARWICKSHIRE
Specsavers County Championship from Sat 2nd – Tues 5th July
Surrey return to Guildford for a 4 day championship match against Warwickshire starting on Sat July ... Continue Reading →
At the instigation of our Junior Chairman, the U12s have formed the Chantries Premier League. Comprising Guildford, Horsley and Send, East Molesey, Royal Ascot and Cranleigh, the sides play each other in T20 and 40 overs a side matches.
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Each team has its own coloured clothing with Guildford Thunder in Black and Horsley Hurricanes, seen here in red. Incorporating real T20 ...
Ice and rain greeted the first two outdoor training sessions but despite near freezing temperatures the U14 team, including many new faces, started their season by winning a cup! Postponed from September they were crowned the U13 Divisional champs when they overpowered Teddington by 45 runs. Powerful hitting by the middle order and tidy bowling completing the job!
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The U12s were the next team into action but fell agonisingly 2 runs short of victory in their WS Cup match ... Continue Reading →
A quick update further to my message regarding the 24h cycle. Due to council commitments this will now be held on the following weekend (19th – 20th March). The links remain the same & a copy of my previous email is below for reference. Please note this is a static cycling event.
0900h Sat 19 March – 0900h Sun 20 March 2016
From 9am on Saturday 19th March until 9am on 20th March 2016 we will be holding a GCC 24 hour ... Continue Reading →
Over the last nine years, the annual raffle has been organised by the Junior/Colts sections of the club, raising approximately £35,000. The majority of the tickets are sold at the Cricket Festival. In the past, this money has been used to invest in cricket equipment throughout the club, and has also made a significant contribution towards the purchase of the new cricket nets installed a few years ago and the artificial pitch, re-laid two years ago. The money raised this ... Continue Reading →
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” ... Continue Reading →
The annual GCC Race Night is once again upon us!
First race commences at 7.30pm and tickets cost just £10 for adults, £8 for children or £30 for a family of four (2 adults, 2 U16s). Each ticket includes a food ticket, program and assigned horse.
If your horse wins its race you win one of a host of brilliant prizes including tickets for sports events, vouchers for restaurants & bars, rounds of golf and concert tickets.
Horses can be bought separately for ... Continue Reading →