JOB OPPORTUNITY - New Community Cricket Coach wanted

It is an exciting time to be involved with the Gloucestershire Cricket Board as we continue to develop and strive for further improvement. The GCB are now looking to recruit an additional member to the team; a post that is supported by the Cricket Foundation’s Chance to Shine programme and funded through Sport England.  The role will have a focus on developing opportunities within secondary schools to play and compete.

This latest recruitment drive is to bring a new Community Cricket Coach who will work predominantly across the District Areas of Cheltenham & Cotswolds and also Gloucester & the Forest of Dean.

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Bristol win another National StreetChance Competition

Street Chance National Competition-  City Academy Bristol-  14/08/2014

 The Bristol Barbarians saw off a number of strong opponents to win the Junior Street Chance National Competition on home soil of City Academy School in Easton, Bristol.

The team made up of boys from the Easton Street Chance Project managed to beat all opposition and bring the national award to Bristol. The competition was for players aged 14 and under and featured teams from Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and London.

With 8 teams in the competition they were split into two groups of 4.

Group 1- Bristol, Birmingham B, Barking and Dagenham and Liverpool... Read more

Latest County Match Reports: Rain denies U14 at Taunton Festival, U17s do double over Somerset & U13s lose to Wales

Gloucestershire Under 14 Boys v Cambridgeshire Under 14 Boys  (at Kings College, Taunton) August 12

ESCA West Under 14 Cricket Festival
Cambridgeshire U14 109 all out (37.4 overs)
Gloucestershire U14 110-2 (25.4 overs)
Gloucestershire won by 8 wickets

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Gloucestershire Under 14 Boys v Cheshire Under 14 Boys  (at Kings College, Taunton) August 13

ESCA West Under 14 Cricket Festival
Cheshire U14 141-9 (40 overs)
Gloucestershire U14 97-9 (40 overs)
Cheshire won by 44 runs but Gloucestershire secure losing draw

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Gloucestershire Under 14 Boys Lancashire Under 14 Boys... Read more

Bedminster U13s - a season of success

In 2014 around 1700 teams had entered the competition, with only 6 teams reaching the National Finals, each having won their respective County final, as well as at least one National Round and one of six group finals. Bedminster U13s who were Gloucester County Champions and South West Regional winners travelled to Oundle School, Northamptonshire to take part in the NatWest U13 National Club Championship, in a round robin tournament, held over 3 days from 13-15 August.

Having won the toss local lads Old Northamptonians (East Group Winners) amassed 160-8 plus 2 retired from 18.4 overs with wicket takers being Harry Drissell (4-0-34-2), Max Tryfonos (4-0-30-2) and Adam Hares (2.4-0-... Read more

Latest County Match Reports: U17 Boys make it a double victory over Hants

Hampshire Under 17 Boys v Gloucestershire Under 17 Boys (at Totten and Eling CC) August 4

ECB Royal London Under 17 Cup Group 4A
Hampshire U17 182 all out (47.1 overs)
Gloucestershire U17 186-3 (32.1 overs)
Gloucestershire won by seven wickets

Gloucestershire U17s recorded their first win of the 2014 one day campaign with a convincing 7 wicket victory against Hampshire at Totten and Eling CC.

The win was underpinned by an outstanding bowling and fielding display which restricted Hampshire to an under par 182 all out on a flat wicket.

Bath CC’s George Hankins put in an excellent allround performance taking 3-40 before scoring 41 not out to see... Read more

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