10 Results for month: 10/2016

Fran Wilson and Sophie Luff hand out awards at Women and Girls celebration event

Players of all ages from right across the county attended the event at the Bristol Pavilion to celebrate the achievements of the last 12 months. For photos from the night please visit our Twitter and Facebook pages . The evening kicked off with a review of the Under 13 season and the presentation of awards to Corse and Staunton and Frenchay who ... More

Chance to Shine fund student teacher workshops

The second year students were among 90 who attended an ECB Cricket For Teachers training course last year. The training courses have been funded through the Chance to Shine cricket charity, which aims to get more children playing cricket in state schools. Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) tutor Luke Sellers, who ran the sessions said: We realise ... More

County disability coaches wanted

The Board wants to recruit coaches/managers for its hard ball squad, its two soft ball teams and its visually impaired side the Gloucestershire Growlers. The roles involves indoor coaching during the winter and support at matches in the summer. Applicants would ideally be existing Level 2 cricket coaches and have experience working with people ... More

Bristol & District League finalise 2017 line-up

There will be no promotion or relegation from the new division which will offer 14 matches, from May 20 through to August 19. Matches will start at 1pm and conclude by 4.45pm with bowlers allowed a maximum of six overs and batsmen retiring at 50. Two runs will result from a wide, with no extra ball, to ensure prompt finishes. The withdrawal of ... More

Dean Close School in Cheltenham is looking for a new Director of Cricket

Dean Close has recently strengthened its links with the Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB). The partnership will see the GCB work more closely with the school across a number of areas. This includes using the school's pitches for county fixtures and running the Board's elite Developing Future Professionals Programme (north) from Dean Close's ... More

New development officer aiming to bring cricket to inner city Bristol

The 41-year-old whose role has been funded by the Lord's Taverners - is aiming to use the game as a catalyst for social development for eight to 15-year-olds in some of Bristol's most under-privileged areas. Crispin said: The idea is for cricket to be the starting point for a wide range of other things. This could range from helping to build an ... More

2017 county and district winter squads announced

The players selected will be invited to attend a 12 week coaching programme with their squad. Sessions start in January and full details of this will be sent out to those involved via email. To those players who have been successful we would like to pass on our congratulations. Our coaches look forward to working with you this winter. For those ... More

Listen to Theo Gordon & Sid Khan talk about their experience at the Kevin Pietersen camp

Coach Theron Gordon and young player Siddque Khan were among a group of 12 youngsters from Bristol who took part in a 10 day coaching camp run by ex-England star Kevin Pietersen. After the event - which was run by the KP24 Foundation - they spoke to BBC Bristol's Geoff Twentyman. To hear them discuss their experiences including what they learned from ... More

Downend’s Mike Barfoot named Groundsman of the Year at GGA relaunch

More than 30 people from across the county attended the day at the Brightside Ground, Bristol which saw Gloucestershire Cricket's head groundsman Sean Williams confirmed as the GGA's new chairman. The participants also heard from some of the top names in the industry including ECB pitch advisor Jason Hobbs. Matt Gresty from Limagrain gave a ... More

Dumbleton and Bristol YMCA claim one title each in GYL final double-header

Gloucestershire Youth Cricket League Under 11 Final Dumbleton 147-9 (30 overs) Bristol YMCA 136-9 (30 overs) Dumbleton won by 11 runs Scorecard Dan Lee was the star of the show, taking 6-4 to help Dumbleton triumph over Bristol YMCA in the Under 11 Gloucestershire Youth League final. Lee was the tenth bowler used by his team but came on to ... More