Category: Spring Lane Field

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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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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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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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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Highgate Taverners Come to Town

Tasty

Spring Lane was looking immaculate last Saturday as we welcomed the Highgate Taverners back to Spring Lane. Unfortunately the GCC upper order proved to be somewhat camera shy and were back in the pavilion (or rather our new marquee) by the time I arrived. However, the last wicket pair…..

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We’ve Got a New Marquee!!

New Marquee

GCC would like to express our sincere thanks to South Cambridgeshire District Council who awarded us a grant from their Community Chest Fund to enable us to buy a larger marquee to replace the one we have had on loan from Trumpington Allotment Society.

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GCC vs BCH or Stafford vs Stafford

The other side of our skipper

The Brighton College Haymakers captained by our Skip’s brother took a half-term trip up to Cambridge and arrived unbeaten at Spring Lane on Wednesday, May 27th. Could AP put one over on his southern based sibling?

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