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Barrow Gurney’s Guy Fisher had a weekend to remember although all three teams lost against higher-ranked opposition. At Hobbs Lane, the Firsts were narrowly beaten by Old Bristolian’s 2nds, the hosts recovering from the early loss of Phil Milton, with Bernie Forge (29) in partnership with Guy putting on 86. As he increased his shot-making
In (potentially) the last T20 of this truncated season, Barrow Gurney were up against old friends, and rivals, the Treasury Valuers. Batting first Barrow made a competitive 140-4 largely thanks to brother and sister duo of Ed Holdaway (51 retired not out) and with Ellie Holdway (38) hitting two powerful sixes, followed by useful contributions
After a washout on Saturday, Barrow Gurney were pleased to be able to play Cleeve 2s on Sunday managing to dodge the showers. Cleeve won the toss and elected to bowl whereupon Barrow’s opening pair of Guy Fisher and Frank Forge (28) quickly put on a partnership of 67. Barrow compiled runs at a steady
Having almost tied a friendly T20 game in midweek, lightening nearly struck twice at Hobbs Lane as Barrow Gurney played Bristol Sri Lankans. The visitors displayed some exceptional clean hitting, taking advantage of the small boundaries to reach a total of 265-7. Only Ed Holdaway (3/37) and Oscar Livesey (also 3/37) had any success in
Another good crowd at Hobbs Lane watched a thrilling T20 match with the home side taking on Babcock. The visitors won the toss and batted on a balmy evening and Paul Powell (27) soon got into his stride and accompanied by Andy Smith (33*) put on 57 before retirements exposed the Babcock middle order to
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
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
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
Phil Milton, still a member of Barrow’s First Team squad, has sent us this picture of the team of 2011. But do you think it would have beaten the youthful Barrow First XI of today? Express your opinion and cast your vote below.