Category: Spring Lane Field

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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3k and 10k Runners

Scenes from the Start/Finish of the 2014 Grantchester Charity Runs with the 3k (yellow) and 10k (blue) participants. Thanks Paul!!

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End of Season Work on the Spring Lane Square

GCC’s crack maintenance team wrestle with the scarifier

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Groundwork

We’ve received permission to add 3 new strips to the square! This should greatly reduce the pressure on the existing pitches, enabling us to rotate the playing surfaces more often between games and thus preserve the high quality of cricket pitch standard that we have set ourselves so far. Below are pictures from the …

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Immortalised onto Canvas

Artist & Photographer Charlie Pryor has created this delightful painting of our cricket pitch together with the River Cam idling through the meadows. Entitled “Grantchester Cricket Field”, it captures the essence of Spring Lane superbly. More details can be found by visiting his website, where you can also order copies of the picture …

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Opening Up: The First Game at Spring Lane, May, 2012

Groundwork

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