Barrow Gurney Cricket Club

Enjoy Some Festive Cheer At BGCC’s Christmas Party

All members, families, friends and supporters are warmly invited to join us for our Christmas party in the welcoming surroundings of the Princes Motto in Barrow Gurney next Sunday (17th December from about 8pm). Catch up on what everyone has been doing in the “off-season” and take part in one of Rod’s fiendish quiz challenges.

Poll Of The Month – Barrow Gurney’s Sports Personality Of The Year

As the nation prepares to cast its vote for another Sports Personality of the Year, all cricket lovers will be hoping strong vote for Somerset’s own Anya Shrubsole after her World Cup winning exploits last summer. This month the BGCC website gives Barrow Gurney members and supporters the chance to vote for its very own

Mike Gibbs RIP – “An Innings That Ended Far Too Soon”

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Mike Gibbs (known to his teammates as “Gibby). Geoff Saunders described hearing of the news as “an innings that ended far too soon.” Mike was a regular player for Barrow Gurney in the 1980s when the club had only one side, and he was

Barrow Gurney CC Seek Volunteer To Relaunch Juniors

Barrow Gurney has a long tradition of welcoming and developing boy and girl cricketers to join its Cricket Club, being a small family village club which attracts players from all over North Somerset and south Bristol. In fact many of the senior players once played in the age group teams and have enjoyed playing cricket

AGM Looks Forward to 2018

Whilst it was “business as usual” at last night’s Barrow Gurney CC’s AGM in many ways, there were a few changes in personnel for next year. With 2017 First Team Captain, Paul Glazzard, choosing to stand down after one year in charge; and vice-captain and Player of the Year, James Riley, announcing he is taking

And The Winner Is ….

Barrow Gurney Cricket Club honoured some of its players and supporters who had made a big contribution to the 2017 season at its end of season buffet. A large gathering of senior and junior players, family and friends came together to enjoy a generous spread, a few stories of the season just past and to

Double Wicket Winners Overcome Weather To End 2017 Season

Barrow Gurney ended the cricket season in traditional fashion with the coveted double wicket competition. Having lost 2 friendly games to the weather after the end of the league season, the double wicket might also have been a victim of the recent rain. A delayed start, and use of the artificial wicket enabled the competition

So Near And Yet So Far For 1sts In Battle To Avoid Relegation

Barrow Gurney 1st XI ended their season with a win in a close game at Stapleton which momentarily held out the prospect of avoiding relegation until news came through that Chew Magna had managed to accrue sufficient bonus points to just pip Barrow to the post. Ali Hood reports: The 1st XI arrived at Stapleton

Return Of The Hood Not Enough To Save Seconds

Barrow’s 2nds lost a winner-takes-all encounter with Coalpit Heath 3rds in a valiant bid to avoid relegation. Barrow’s newer followers are familiar with the antics of  first team player Ali Hood, but it was his younger brother who came out of retirement and brought Barrow to within sight of salvation. This was after a season which

Firsts Chew Over Saturday Success Whilst Seconds Eye Must-Win Game

Barrow 1st XI won their crucial game against Chew Magna 2nds on Saturday to keep their hopes of avoiding relegation alive. Meanwhile the 2nd XI lost their game away to Mells 1sts which means both teams need to win their final league games to have a chance of staying in their respective divisions. At Hobbs