All Stars Cricket takes off across the county

More than 1350 kids are currently taking part in All Stars Cricket across 44 of the county’s clubs since it was launched two weeks ago. Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) projects and programmes manager Chris Munden said the uptake has been fantastic. He said: “ Gloucestershire currently has more youngs... More

ECB urges clubs to sign up for CricketFest 2017

The scheme – which replaces ‘Waitrose Club Open Days’ initiative - is set to be even bigger and better than its predecessor with the ECB offering support materials and an exclusive hamper of goodies to clubs taking part. Running over four weekends in June and July, CrickeFest is the perfect opportunity for ... More

NatWest OSCAs – 2017 nominations open

The annual awards are your chance to recognise the unsung heroes of grass roots cricket - the people who often go unnoticed but without who cricket in Gloucestershire simply wouldn't be the same. There are seven categories for this year's awards, ensuring that there is one for volunteers in every area of cricketing ... More

Softball scheme aims to attract new female players to the game

A new initiative has been launched to encourage women in Gloucestershire to give cricket a go. The softball scheme aims to attract people who have never played before and ex-players who are interested in getting back into cricket. Sixteen clubs from across the county have signed up for the programme – which is ... More

Klinger urges parents to sign kids up for All Stars Cricket

44 of the county’s clubs are running the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) scheme, which will offer children a fun, first-taste of cricket in a safe and inclusive environment. Michael, who captained Gloucestershire to the 2015 Royal London One-Day Cup,  said: “ To watch a video with Michael featuring ... More

Newent youngsters to help with junior coaching after Activators course

The eight boys and five girls prepared for their new roles by taking part in an ECB Cricket Activators course run by Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) clubs and programmes officer Eric Woodmason. The five hour course helped the youngsters develop their leadership and communication skills as well as providing ... More

NatWest CricketForce 2017 photo gallery

Check out our gallery of photos from Gloucestershire clubs taking part in NatWest CricketForce 2017. For larger versions of the pics please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GloucestershireCricketBoard/ If you have any photos from the day please send them to GCB communications officer Luke Sellers at ... More

Club Development Roadshows hailed a success (with supporting resources)

The evenings featured a range of workshops designed to help clubs hit the ground running for the start of the 2017 season.. Delivered by experts in their fields,  the talks covered a number of different aspects of club life from raising and saving money through to growing membership. GCB clubs and programmes ... More

Record 29 Glos clubs awarded EWCT Small Grants

More than £64, 000 – the highest amount to have been allocated in the county - has been put towards projects ranging from improving kitchens and social areas to purchasing new covers. The funding was boosted by £10,000 from the Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) and allowed nine more clubs to benefit than in ... More

Net £200 for your club by signing up for Jewson Privilege Account Scheme

The offer is open to the first 1500 clubs who register nationwide. To claim your bonus £200 all you have to do is… Apply for your Jewson Privilege Account Scheme via your club’s NatWest CricketForce registration page here https://nwcf.ecb.co.uk/CFTheme/NoPublicPermission.aspx Deposit £50 into your ... More