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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Latest County Match Reports: U16 Jersey, U12 Taunton and U10 Malvern Festival round-ups

Gloucestershire Under 16 Boys at the Jersey Cricket Festival

A superb century by Callum Loud (Downend) wasn’t enough to stop a combined Gloucestershire Under 15s and 16s losing to Hampshire in their only game of a rain-hit Jersey Festival.

Loud’s 116  - which included 13 fours and three sixes – was the highlight of a week that saw the weather ruin the squad’s first overseas tour.

Torrential rain on the first day of the tournament caused flash floods across the island and the unsettled weather continued for much of the week.

On Wednesday, a T20 match was agreed against Buckinghamshire and Glos restricted them to 40-3 in 13 overs before the rain set in... Read more

Latest County Match Reports: U13 & U15 girls Malvern Festival round-ups

Gloucestershire Under 13 Girls and Under 15 Girls at the Malvern Festival (at Malvern College)

Under 13s Played 3 Won 3

Under 15s Played 4 Won 1 Lost 2 Abandoned 1

Gloucestershire’s Under 13 Girls capped a good season with three wins out of three at the Malvern Festival.

The team thrashed Middlesex by nine wickets in their opening match before recording back-to-back T20 wins over Suffolk and Surrey the following day.

In the first match Middlesex won the toss and made a steady start scoring at around three runs an over for the first eight.

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Latest County Match Report: U13 & U11 boys taste success at Taunton

Gloucestershire Under 13 Boys, ESCA West Under 13 Cricket Festival (at Kings College, Taunton)

Gloucestershire Under 13 Played 5, Won 2, Lost 3

Gloucestershire Under 13s (pictured) had a mixed time at  the ESCA West Cricket Festival at King’s College, Taunton, winning two games and losing three.

The side beat Leinster and Cornwall but lost to Cheshire, Yorkshire and Kent in a week which was as much about development as results.

In the first game Glos played Cheshire, the eventual unbeaten winners of the tournament.

Batting first, Glos reached 40-1 off 17 overs, but were undone by the spin combination of Pugh and Pennington. Offspinner Pugh... Read more

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

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