Category: Spring Lane Field

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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Square Repair 2016

Sustence for Square & Loamers

Blest with some fine weather, a somewhat recalcitrant scarifier, an array of spreaders (need a proper collective noun here, Ed), seed, fertilizer, 2000kg of loam, luter & assorted rakes (non-human), barrows and tea, the GCC winterizer squad set about…

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GCC vs Remnants: It went down to the wire…

I had an on Court commitment but I thought at least I’d catch the end of the first innings on Sunday at Spring Lane Field for the Cambridge derby with the Remnants. Not a bit of it! In spite of Baggers best efforts to keep the innings going until my arrival….

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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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Hare Street run away with it

Some powerful hitting was on display last Sunday from the Hare St & Hormead middle order and there are now seven (or eight) more cricket balls hiding around the edges of Grantchester’s Spring Lane Field than at the beginning of August…

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We didn’t quite get the runs but our No 11 tried his best

Our president at the wicket…

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GCC vs Menzies XI and the Weather Gods

A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon’s cricket on Saturday and the perfect antidote to the traumas of Friday.

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Players and Gentlemen

Not certain who won this but the Gents sure looked handily placed when ‘dinner’ called. The Players’ innings was notable for…

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Stafford vs Stafford: The Movie(s)

This will waste less than 1 minute of your time….

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Stafford vs Stafford…. Stafford wins

Ah… but which one you might reasonably ask? Would Richard keep the family bragging rights down in Sussex or would AP wrest them back? To find out you’ll have to …

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Secretary’s Report 2015 presented to the AGM on Sunday 15th November 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen,
It gives me great pleasure to present the fifth Secretary’s Report of the reformed Grantchester Cricket Club.

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Square Repair

Some ‘action’ shots as the Spring lane Square received it’s end-of-season make-over (scarifying, seeding, fertilizing, loaming and luting) last week….

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All Good Things…

Baggers gets advice and helmet from AP

GCC hosted the London Erratics for the final game of the 2015 season on what turned out to be a glorious afternoon at Spring Lane. A bit of horse (no-kidding) trading meant that both sides started with 10. After being dropped four times (admittedly of one ball), narrowly avoided….

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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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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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