Barrow Gurney Cricket Club wish all our players, supporters and friends a very Merry Christmas after what has been a very difficult year for grass roots sport. We look forward to welcoming all of you to Hobbs Lane next year!
At Christmas BGCC normally celebrate with a party and quiz organised by Rod Reeves. Following his death in September it seems a fitting time for Barrow Gurney members and friends to recount some memories and thoughts in tribute to a club legend who will be much missed at Hobbs Lane next summer and for many
The North Somerset Cricket League have restructured the leagues for 2021. Barrow Gurney will continue in Division 4 and are scheduled to play a full 18 game season. Barrow’s opponents will be Bradley Stoke 2s, Bristol Bangladeshis, Exiles (Bath), Hanham, Harptree Villages, Keynsham, Kilmersdon, Tamil Nadu (Bristol) CC and Westerleigh.
The cricket season ended on a sombre note at Hobbs Lane with the sad news that club stalwart, Rod Reeves had passed away. The following article was prepared for the Barrow Gurney Parish Magazine. A fuller tribute with stories from Rod’s many cricketing friends will follow shortly. Rod was still playing in his seventies, a
What do Barrow Gurney cricketers do in the long, dark, winter months? Well this year they are trying their hand at football! But they cannot yet decide whether 5-a-side or 7-a-side suits them best as Frank Forge reports: So BGCC have ventured into football to mixed success so far. Firstly, the team name was a
Guy Fisher’s magnificent 133, his highest score for Barrow Gurney, took the club to a memorable win in the last game of this Covid-affected season. However, the weekend had a sombre mood at Hobbs Lane following the sad news of the passing of Barrow legend Rodney Reeves. A full tribute will be paid to Rod
In a mixed weekend of friendly cricket, Barrow Gurney found themselves making similar totals on both Saturday and Sunday and coming out with different results on each day. On a decidedly chilly Saturday, regular visitors, Treasury Valuers put Barrow into bat and the home side cruised to 35 for no wicket when Bernie Forge was
Barrow legend Mick Hardy won the club’s autumn golf competition at Thornbury Golf Club with an impressive 73 stableford points over the two rounds to seize the trophy by a point from Paul Gard. Steve Owen was a further point back and Colin Fletcher completed the leading scorers of over 70 points. A chilly but
Adam Brace and Mark Fisher triumphed in Barrow’s annual double wicket competition, denying first team skipper Frank Forge a hat trick of wins. Beautiful sunshine and a record number of entrants, together with quite a few spectators made it a very enjoyable day as organiser Ali Hood reports: After a hugely disrupted season we were
All the recent problems faced by Universities in dealing with applications amidst the predicted grades debacle, did not weigh heavily on the cricketing staff members of Bristol Uni who beat Barrow’s friendly team in a high scoring game on Saturday. Choosing to bat first on a good batting track, the Uni Staff started well playing