Match Report: Philanderers Truncated by Dominant GCC

A depressing blanket of pendulous grey cloud hung over the Clare college cricket pitch as the teams prepared to do battle. The Philanderers batsmen stood at the crease for some ten minutes or so as chaos prevailed amongst the Blue Ballers as to whom was playing and also their whereabouts. In the end …

Continue reading

Cricket Sixes 2011

As a club making great strides, we have been invited to submit a team or two to the St Giles CC cricket sixes this coming Sunday, the 19th June. Should be a good day, with barbeques and music all afternoon. Emphasis is on fun cricket with everyone given the chance to participate. Play starts at …

Continue reading

Match Report: GCC Sunk by Stiffkey in Nelson’s County

Our second official tour to North Norfolk saw a plucky Grantchester XI beaten by a determined Stiffkey.  Injuries and a brace of motorcycle breakdowns saw Grantchester robbed of both players and supporters and it was not until twenty minutes before 2 o’clock that the Grantchester team was confirmed. Winning the toss Stiffkey decided …

Continue reading

Scorecard: GCC vs Girton Village CC

Match Report: GCC vs Girton Village

In these days of spring time drought one conjures up the lines in T S Eliot’s The Wasteland: A heap of broken images, where the sun beats, And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief ……I will show you fear in a handful of dust. On day when the pitch …

Continue reading

Scorecard: GCC vs Radegund CC

Match Report: GCC vs Radegund CC

When describing events of such magnitude, historical context is all. In the last three meetings, the Radegund have dominated the Blue Ball team and yet today as the grey clouds gathered in the morning one felt that it wasn’t just the weather that could turn. A long winter of nets and careful …

Continue reading

President’s Barbecue

Grantchester Cricket Club is holding a President’s Barbecue on Sunday 1st May from 3pm onwards at the Blue Ball PH in Grantchester. The Barbecue is kindly being donated by Flair Catering. All proceeds will go towards club funds. Tickets are priced at a very reasonable £10 (students and under 21s – £5) and are …

Continue reading

Fixtures 2011


Wel­come to the web­site for Grantchester Cricket Club, formerly the Blue Ball Cricket Club and based in the inspirationally picturesque village of Grantchester, near Cambridge, England. Here you can hopefully learn some more about the history of the club, the current and former players, our fixtures, results and match reports. We’re a social …

Continue reading

Load more