Book now: Glamorgan legend and Glos strength and conditioning guru lead coach development day

The annual Gloucestershire Cricket Board Coaches Association (GCBCA) event will take place on January 27 at Wycliffe College, 10am-3.30pm. It costs just £10 for GCBCA members and £15 for non-members, including lunch. Mark Wallace is the most successful wicketkeeper in Glamorgan’s history, amassing more than 11, ... More

Courses launched to encourage women and young people to become umpires

The organisation will hold its first ever female-only introductory course in March and a workshop for 14-19-year-olds in April. The women’s course will take place at Hatherley and Reddings CC on March 13 (6.30pm-9.45pm) and includes information on the laws of the game, umpiring opportunities and the role of an ... More

2018 ECB Small Grant Scheme – apply now

To be eligible for a grant, clubs will need to support at least one of the ECB’s four main national programmes – All Stars Cricket, U19 T20, Get The Game On and developing women’s cricket. Projects should also be linked to one of these areas, eg new covers to support the Get The Game On campaign or refurbished ... More

Women’s Indoor Soft Ball Leagues – sign up now

Starting in the New Year, the leagues aim to build on a fantastic summer, which saw 27 teams and over 150 players participate in soft ball festivals. Matches will be played using the pairs cricket format, providing a competitive edge to soft ball cricket, whilst recreating the fun and friendly atmosphere seen at the ... More

Raise money for your club by shopping online – with video

All you have to do is register your club at http://ecb.easyfundraising.org.uk/, sign up to support them and off you go! Instead of going directly to a retailers’ website, click through from http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk and after you have completed your purchase the retailer will make a donation to your club. ... More

NatWest CricketForce 2018 – register now for £150 Jewson account

The annual event - which is aimed at helping clubs prepare their grounds for the new season - will take place across the weekend beginning Friday March 23. Clubs who sign up now will activate a £150 privilege account with Jewson’s builders merchants. This year ECB are encouraging clubs to take part in activi... More

2018 Scorers courses open for booking

The development of scorers is a key priority within Gloucestershire's workforce development plan and is also a key objective and requirement for leagues throughout the county. As a result the GCB is launching a recruitment initiative alongside the ECB advertising campaign 'Stay in the game' designed to encourage ... More

2018 Umpires courses – booking now open

The initiative is being supported by the West of England Premier League (WEPL) and its feeder leagues including the Gloucestershire County Cricket League (GCCL) and Bristol and District Cricket League (BDCL). The It’s Your Call Stage One and Two courses will be run by qualified ECB instructors through the Glouce... More

16 clubs awarded Clubmark status

The ECB scheme - which is licensed by Sport England – is an official way of recognising clubs that are sustainable, well run and provide the right environment for their members. Bishopston, Down Hatherley, Hatherley and Reddings (pictured), Pak Bristolians and Stapleton have all become Clubmark clubs for the first ... More

Sign up now for women’s indoor softball festival

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) is holding a Women’s Softball Festival at Wycliffe School, Stonehouse on Sunday November 19. The event promises to be a social celebration of cricket, combining matches, coaching, food and fun. The festival is free to enter and all equipment is provided - including ... More