Barrow Gurney Cricket Club

Individual Brilliance Overcomes Great Team Effort By 3rd XI

After the rain had put paid to the Saturday games, the 3rd XI had better weather at Hobbs Lane on Sunday as they entertained the league leaders. Losing the toss, Barrow were asked to field and despite good opening spells from Mark Fisher and Steve Owen the openers took the score to 50 with the

Rain Forces Abandonment Of Saturday Games

Rain ruined both Saturday league games as it was only possible to complete the first innings in both games involving Barrow Gurney. Up at Failand, Barrow Firsts batted and received 43 overs much of it in steady drizzle scoring 215 with Phil Milton (pictured) making 46. In the conditions this was a good all round

Fisher’s Five Too Hot To Handle As 3rds Add Another Win.

It was a roasting hot Sunday afternoon and the Carson’s pitch looked so much different to when the 2nds played here a year ago. Then the outfield was verdant and lush and several all run fours were hit to the long boundaries, what a contrast a year later. The boundaries were still long but there

Gard And Gracey Guide 2s To Victory As Firsts Come Close

Saturday saw mixed results for the Barrow teams as the 2nds chalked up a much-needed 3rd win of the season against Bedminster 5ths while the firsts narrowly lost out at Hobbs Lane against a lively Bristol West Indian & Phoenix side. Up at the old Bristol Cathedral Ground in Failand, Ellie Holdway won the toss

High Five For Nick On Sunday Brings Only Success Of The Weekend

Nick Heal took 5 wickets for 3 runs in a four over burst to take the Sunday 3rd XI to a much-needed win over Harptree Villages. However the Saturday sides both lost in a complete reversal to last week’s fortunes for the Barrow Gurney teams. Batting first on Sunday Barrow lost a couple of early

Kerswell 50 Lifts The Gloom As Valuers Sneek Home In The Dark

On Tuesday, players arrived to a very gloomy Barrow. This being the case the toss was crucial as bad light would be a factor later in the game. Unfortunately it did not go the way of Barrow as the Treasury captain chose to bat first. Nick Heal & Mark Fisher opened the bowling with great

Maiden Century Leaves Sunday 3rds A Little Too Much To Do

On Sunday the 3rd XI were hoping that a bit of the Saturday magic would rub off and lead to a clean sweep, and it would have done but for one man – Bath Exiles’ L M Jones who chose the day to make his maiden century. Put into bat on a cloudy afternoon Jones

Owen Takes Four As Gracey Fields Winning Combination

Whilst the firsts were clocking up their third win of the season, Barrow Seconds chalked up a much-needed second success at Hobbs Lane. Both teams were affected by Glastonbury absentees, and perhaps with this in mind Mells put Barrow into bat on a greenish pitch . Mells opened with a pair of brothers, one of

Tense Finish As Firsts Find The Key To Success At Chew

Barrow’s successful Saturday began with a tense finish at Chew Magna where the firsts had an unusual start to their visit to the lovely ground at Chew as no one could find the key to the gate resulting in a traffic jam on the driveway. When the key was located Paul Glazzard promptly lost the

Oscar Takes The Awards As Barrow Fail To Convert Promising Starts

After last week’s rainy end to Barrow Gurney’s 1st XI win over Shirehampton, this Saturday’s game was played on a scorcher of a day as they took on Frenchay. Paul Glazzard lost the toss and Barrow were put into bat. Barrow got off to something of a flyer and maintained this through to the first