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Floodlit junior cricket a big hit

FLOODLIT junior cricket has arrived in the Bristol area and appears to be here to stay after a hugely successful under-11 encounter between Twyford House and Stoke Bishop at the Gloucestershire Football Association's Almondsbury headquarters. Twyford's John Harvey...

Twyford House juniors ready to light the way!

TWYFORD House under-11s are preparing to take part in what could well be an historic series of floodlit matches. The Bristol club have booked the artificial pitch at the Gloucestershire Football Association’s Almondsbury headquarters for three successive Fridays. And...

Dumbleton clinch Marsh Commercial U16 T20 title

DUMBLETON Dynamite eased to a nine-wicket victory over Thornbury Thunder in the final of the Marsh Commercial U16 T20 at Rockhampton to complete a memorable season for the village club. This success came just six days after Dumbleton overcame holders Bedminster...

Big boost across the county for women’s and girls’ cricket

SEPTEMBER is the Women’s Big Cricket Month and clubs across Gloucestershire have responded with a series of initiatives ensuring that women and girls know that cricket is a sport for all. Despite the impact of the Coronavirus crisis on the sporting landscape, clubs...

Tony signs off in style after 34 seasons as secretary of Ullenwood Bharat

TONY Webb admits there were tears in his eyes as he brought the curtain down on a 37-season playing career with Ullenwood Bharat which included serving as secretary for 34 years. The 70-year-old’s final match for the club was a home friendly against Longhorns which...


As well as growing cricket through clubs and schools, the GCB is committed to developing the game through less traditional routes through our community programme.

These include Chance to Shine Street cricket sessions, the Bristol Big Bash T20 League and regular taster and pop-up events.

In partnership with the Lord’s Taverners we have a dedicated Wicketz Development officer – Crispin Shingler – whose job it is to grow cricket in underprivileged communities in Bristol. His aim is to use cricket to bring people together and as a tool to bring about social change.

Chance to Shine Street

A free cricket initiative that brings young people from diverse communities together to play and learn.

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Wicketz Bristol

Wicketz Bristol is a free cricket programme for 8–16-year-olds from inner-city communities.Read More

ECB City Cup

Bristol’s city-wide T20 talent search for the next professional is back again with a new menu of exciting cricket to offer.Read More

Dates announced for U19 and U16 T20 finals

HOLDERS Bedminster will face off against Dumbleton in the final of the Gloucestershire Vitality U19 T20 in partnership with Stuart Turner at Rockhampton on Saturday September 19 (3pm). Bedminster, who overcame Golden Hill in last season’s final, qualified as the...

Bristol Youth League finals day a great success

THE DFCA Bristol Youth Cricket League 'Raise the Bat' Finals Day, split between Frenchay and Winterbourne, proved to be a great success, rounding off in style a season that almost never was because of the pandemic. There was terrific support from the Bristol...

All systems go for Bristol Youth League finals day

TREMENDOUS efforts are being made to ensure that the Bristol Youth League finals day proceeds as scheduled on Monday (August 31) at Frenchay and Winterbourne despite what could kindly be described as unhelpful weather. Heavy rain over the last few days meant both...

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