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GCC Not Caught Napping

How to go on Tour... Get a bus

I was a bit delayed by another ‘project’ in getting to Spring Lane on Sunday and these photos are not the sharpest . Our gracious visitors were from Napton in Warks arrived in a splendid bus. The game matched the weather and we look forward to welcoming them in the future….

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GCR’s Very Own Marshal(l) Plan*

A feature of the Grantchester Charity Runs that has been attracted a lot of positive feedback is the number of marshals out on the Courses. Here is an illustrated map of the Courses showing the location of the marshals….

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GCC has New Covers Thanks to ECB/EWCT/Waitrose

GCC's Pitch Preparation Team out in Force.....

Yes, the ECB just doesn’t orchestrate winning the Ashes. It also provides grants to help clubs avoid losing games to bad weather…..

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GCC vs Lidgate & Ousden

Having made a more or less recovery from my last outing under GCC colours, and fortified with a bit of extra protection around the leg area, I took the field led by GCC’s skipper for the day, George….

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Double Trouble

Jonte's flatter one....

What do you do when the Oppo just doesn’t show up? Double wicket tournament of course…….

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Grantchester Charity Runs on BBC Cambridgeshire Lunchtime Live

BBC Cambridgeshire's Sue Dougan

Did you catch Sue Dougan talking with GCR’s Justin Fairhall today (6 August) about this and last years Grantchester Charity Runs? If not don’t worry as it’s available on BBC’s…..

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GCC on the March….

How did we get on on Sunday? Another good question but fortunately someone has already asked it……

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Match vs Reach Rearranged for Sunday, August 23rd at 1:30pm

Good news! GCC vs Reach now on Sunday August 23rd at 1:30pm at Spring Lane

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Please Mister, Can We Have Our Ball Back?

Mighty Six

This morning, Paula, Lord Archer’s housekeeper called to return a ball from The Old Vicarage’s garden. It had landed feet from a statue they have of a wicketkeeper and only a few more feet from the greenhouses…….

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It Costs You Nothing To Be Polite (a Tour p.s.)

Money Cannot Buy....

True, many think me ‘old school’ but home from Derbyshire I wrote to The Duke of Devonshire to thank him for the Chatsworth game. The Duke is from an even ‘older school’ and, of course, has replied.

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Grantchester Charity Runs Updates…..

BBC Cambridgeshire's Sue Dougan

Latest: Welcome back Dame Mary Archer… Marshal Plan…. New T-Shirt Sponsor… Nippy Ventilator Goal…. On-site Registration 9am… Runs Warm-up 10am with CrossFit RNA… All happening on October 11th, 2015… Sue Dougan & Justin on BBC Radio Cambs… Register Now through link in sidebar or…..

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Spring Lane from a Different Viewpoint

A view (with a difference) of some action from GCC’s Gents vs Players match from June, 2015

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Walking the Course (Grantchester Charity 10k, that is)

GCR 10k 2015

Dave, Jerry, Justin, T.K. and myself set out on Saturday to check out the new 2015 Grantchester Charity Runs Courses. It really was a bootiful day….

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Grantchester Charity 3k

3k Charity Run

….and here are some photos from the Grantchester Charity 3k Course

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Welcome back Stapleford

GCC's kit awaits.....

Wednesday, July 15th, had us play a hurriedly put together 20-20 game at Stapleford. Last minute it may have been but we still managed to deliver a very good team and a …..

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