Barrow Celebrate The Return of Cricket

Summer finally arrived in Barrow Gurney, as the long-awaited cricket season started. After only a week’s notice and complicated guidelines to comply with for Covid-19 safety, the frantic efforts of volunteers were rewarded with beautiful sunshine, larger crowds than the test match and 2 good games at Hobbs Lane. Saturday saw visitors Blagdon put on

Let’s Play

Barrow Gurney Cricket Club are delighted that cricket will return to Hobbs Lane this weekend with friendly games on Saturday against Blagdon and, on Sunday, against Charlton Super Kings. So much hard work has gone into making this possible. Barrow Chairman and groundsman, Pete Holdaway, has worked tirelessly to keep the ground in good condition

Tour Cancelled

Barrow Gurney’s tour organisers Rod Reeves and Jane Holdway have announced that the club’s tour to Exmouth has had to be cancelled due to the Cornavirus outbreak. Thanks to the kindness of the Dolphin Hotel, the club has been able to carry forward the booking to the 2021 season. The dates are confirmed as Monday

Memories of 2018 Season

With no cricket to play or watch, we at Barrow Gurney CC have taken the opportunity to revamp our website and photo gallery. Why not check out the recently added photos for the 2018 season and have a look back at other years gone by captured on film.

Indoor Nets Cancelled

BGCC regrets that, in line with ECB advice, that pre-season indoor nets have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. With the county season being delayed until the end of May, it is highly unlikely that recreational cricket will start on schedule. Pre-season friendlies and outdoor training are also unlikely to take place. Further news

Fixtures Published For Saturday Teams

Barrow’s First XI, captained by Frank Forge, will visit Chilcompton 1sts on the opening week of the 2020 Bristol & District League season. Last year’s fixture saw a remarkable and thrilling match as Barrow defended a meagre target of 130 after Chilcompton seemed to be cruising to victory, with the captain’s stunning catch turning the