England women's quartet to run coaching camp ahead of Ashes clash

England women’s cricketers Charlotte Edwards, Tammy Beaumont, Lydia Greenway and Danielle Wyatt deliver a coaching camp for girls from across Gloucestershire at the Bristol County Ground next week (May 26).

The day is designed to inspire them to play cricket and encourage them to watch the Women’s Ashes Royal London One Day International (ODI) match at the ground on July 23.

The visit, which is part of the players’ role as Chance to Shine Coaching Ambassadors, will see the England quartet deliver a Women’s Ashes themed day of cricket activity for girls aged 8-15.

Captain Charlotte Edwards is set... Read more

Glos disability team buoyant despite tough start

Match report by Nathan Ridley -  Nathan is a So Fab community sports coach and press officer with learning disadvantages.

Sunday saw the first ever game for Gloucestershire – the county’s first hard ball team for people with disabilities.

 The visitors for this home game played at Coalpit heath were Essex Eagles. A fine sunny day saw Essex Eagles win the toss and put Gloucestershire into bat.

Unfortunately this first outing of the season saw an Essex attack featuring three England bowlers, take full advantage of the new ball. A slow start to Gloucestershire's first innings saw plenty of... Read more

Latest district match reports up to May 17

Cheltenham and Cotswolds Under 14 v Stroud and South Gloucestershire Under 14 (May 17)

Cheltenham and Cotswolds U14 110 all out (28.1 overs)
Stroud and South Gloucestershire U14 114-4 (27.1 overs)
Stroud and South Gloucestershire U14 won by six wickets

Stroud and South Glos U14 (SSG) (pictured) got their district campaign off to a winning start with a six wicket victory away to Cheltenham and Cotswolds (C&C).

Tight bowling and good catching restricted the hosts to 110 before a well-timed 50 from Mahdi Saleem (Downend) led SSG to a convincing win.

Earlier after a... Read more

County boys match reports: First wins for U14s & U15s

Gloucestershire Under 15 Boys v Cheltenham College Under 15 (at Cheltenham College) May 17

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Gloucestershire 215 all out (38 overs)

Cheltenham College 97 all out (28 overs)

Gloucestershire won by 118 runs

A ninth wicket stand of 85 helped Gloucestershire Under 15s to a 118 run win over Cheltenham College Under 15. 

Having been 119-8 Sam Groves (North Cotswold Young Cricketers) made 65 and George Stone (Hanham) 23 to post a total that was to prove well out of reach for the home side.

On... Read more

County girls match reports: Wraith makes ton in U13 win but U15s lose to Hants

Gloucestershire Under 13 Girls v Cheltenham College Under 15 Girls (at Cheltenham College) May 12

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Gloucestershire U13 Girls 174-4 (16 overs)
Cheltenham College U15 Girls 76 all out (15.1 overs)
Gloucestershire won by 102 runs

A first ever hundred by Gloucestershire U13 skipper Natasha Wraith (Frenchay) helped her team cruise to a 102 win over Cheltenham College U15.

Coming in at 2-2 after two overs Wraith smashed 13 fours and seven sixes on her way to 111.

Supported by Olivia Freer (Cheltenham), who made 25, Wraith struck the ball to all parts of the... Read more

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