GCC Fixtures: Sign-up, Sign-Up, sign-Up

Up, Up and Away, TK Connects

Team will be selected from those who sign-up. You will receive a sign-up confirmation e-mail including a cancellation link…..

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Interested in Playing Friendly Cricket on a Superb Ground in Cambridge?

Are you living in or moving to Cambridge and interested in playing friendly cricket? Are you fed-up with League Cricket or just want to play the game because you enjoy it? Sure our games are competitive but they are played in what we like to think is the real ‘Spirit of Cricket’.
From recent visitors: “Thank you for a wonderful day yesterday. Your ground is a gem and beautifully tended too. It was a privilege to play on it….

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It’s going to be a Battle…

The battle for Battle

Battle CC make a first time visit to Spring Lane on Sunday but the Battle (or rather battle) I’m referring to is the selection of the…

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Weekenders visit last err… Weekend

The aptly named Weekenders visited a glorious Spring Lane Field last Sunday (and I assume) promptly lost the toss. I arrived to find a GCC scoreboard reading 200 odd for 2. The scorebook was present and I thoughtfully took a picture to give a more informative tone to this report.

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GCC vs Menzies XI

GCC has had success against all our opponents over the years…. except one. The Menzies XI who have regularly recruited a side where the victory has varied between comprehensive and comfortable over Grantchester’s finest. Would this year be the time for the Menzies monkey to be prised from its perch upon the collective GCC back?

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Great Lives

TK reports…. Had I have paid more attention to BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives all those years ago I’d have passed my History ‘O’ Level – though maybe only at the second attempt. I’ve listened for years. Its mix of enthusiast and expert as they deliver, by now, hundreds of half hour, biographies would have …

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Getting There

Spring Lane is waking up after its winter slumber! First rolling of the square completed – 3 to go. Outfield looking good but a few millimetres to go before we are at playing length.
After you sign-up for a Fixture and you do not immediately see your name on the sheet, refresh your browser (press Ctrl (Control) + F5 (Function 5) on most desktops/browser combos)

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Trumpington Cricket Club History

This article was kindly sent to us by Wendy Roberts of the Trumpington Local History Group. It covers the history of Trumpington’ Cricket Club from 1874 to 1983 and on several occasions as you will see Trumpington and Grantchester amalgamated so it is part of our history too!

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GCC 2018 Fixtures

Thanks to the tireless Sam ‘Mr Fixtures’ Ludford, the GCC 2018 Fixtures are viewable on the GCC website, top menu, Matches tab. Sign-up sheets are available so please check them out. Link to Sign-up sheets above or in full post…

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Happy Easter and More Grantchester Charity Runs News!

No nets on Sunday but instead you can catch our good friend and supporter Justin Fairhall helping out with the Paper Review at 9:30am on The Sunday Breakfast Show with Daniel Baker on Cambridge 105 this Sunday (April 1st).

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‘Food’ for Thought

Good turn out at Nets on Sunday (18th), more at noon this Sunday and then a break for Easter before continuing on Sundays thereafter. Meanwhile…

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Welcome to the New(ish) GCC Website and the 2018 Grantchester Charity Runs

We have done a bit of spring cleaning behind the scenes and freshened up the look of GCC’s website. Our sister website www.grantchester10k.org has also been updated with details, including registration, of the 2018 Grantchester Charity Runs

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The 2018 GCC Quiz Night

New Quizmaster, same location, updated menu, same sound system but under new ownership, a new face on the stage, a familiar face on the stage, same beer, new Rose, yes, it was all change (mostly) for the 2018 GCC Quiz. Expectations were high for less…

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Grantchester Cricket Club AGM, February 25, 2018: Secretary’s Report

It gives me great pleasure to present the seventh Secretary’s Report of the reformed Grantchester Cricket Club.

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Grantchester Cricket Club Nets: Start March 18th

GCC Nets

Time to dust of the cricket gear and get down to Fenner’s (yep, we are back to Fenner’s so I can bowl off my long run up) for GCC’s Spring Nets. Two Nets have been booked.

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It’s Back, GCC’s Annual Quiz Night – 7pm, Friday February, 23rd

Can the Allotmenteers manage to regain their mojo and get back to their winning ways??? Will the (formerly) reigning Wrays reform?? Are Team K done? And who did win last year… plus a whole lot more News as the GCC close season rolls on….

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GCC supports Addenbrooke’s New Haematology Unit

Club President, Steve Wilson, had a look round Addenbrooke’s new Haematology* Unit recently and handed over a cheque for £1000, the sum raised by the 2017 Grantchester 10k for our designated charity, the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). Here are a few photos from the tour including the plaque acknowledging…

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