Barrow Gurney’s cricket teams were heavily in debt to the Owen family this Saturday with outstanding performances in both Saturday games. The 1st XI pulled off a win at Almondsbury, but the 2s season of misfortune continued as they let slip a winning position at home. Away at Almondsbury, Barrow bowled well as a unit
Barrow Gurney CC recently lost another of its former stalwarts, Bill Nutt, and we extend our condolences to his family and friends. Geoff Saunders writes with some personal memories of Bill…. Bill and his late brother Colin played for Barrow in the 1950s until he retired in the very early 1970s. There are still some
A thrilling tie at Abbots Leigh and a close game on Sunday at Hobbs Lane made for compelling watching for the Barrow Gurney supporters. Meanwhile Jonny Sykes dominated the weekend with his batting. Barrow Gurney First XI tied with Abbots Leigh 1st team on Saturday in a thrilling encounter. Batting first on their home ground,
Barrow Gurney fielded depleted teams this weekend as many players were taking a well-earned break. However, with both First and Second Teams playing against their respective league leaders, it meant for some rather one-sided games. At Hobbs Lane, Barrow 1st XI batted first but could only make 136, largely due to Guy Fisher’s 66 after
Barrow Gurney Cricket Club was sad to hear recently of the death of Rod Gerrish. Barrow Chairman, Pete Holdaway shares a couple of memories in tribute to Rod as we send our condolences to his family and friends: Rod was a stalwart of Barrow Gurney CC with a big heart and matching sense of humour.
Barrow Gurney 1st XI completed the double over promotion hopefuls Bath 4ths in B&D Division 5 with a superb display of bowling at the Brownsword Ground on Saturday. Put into bat, Bath were up against it from the off with Mark Fisher (2/21) taking a couple of early wickets and Jonny Sykes (1/15) picking up
Barrow Gurney CC welcomed back some players of yesteryear last week in a fixture which pitted the current crop of players against the Barrow “Legends”. The Legends team comprised: Geoff Warren (c), Spencer Mizen (wk), Simon Wallis, Luke Richards, Jamie Biddle, Stu Hood, Mick Hardy, Steve Milton, Chris Milton, Paul Tye, Ben Saunders and Tim
Barrow Gurney 1st XI chalked up another win against Bristol Lions, whilst in high-scoring contests at Hobbs Lane, the 2nds narrowly lost to Bedminster 5ths , and a weakened Sunday team struggled against the formidable opening partnership of Kilmersdon. Barrow Gurney tamed the Bristol Lions on Saturday, bowling a team, depleted in number, out for
Barrow Gurney’s Sunday XI were the club’s only winners this weekend as they beat Harptree Villages in an exciting low-scoring contest thanks to 8 wickets from the Owen brothers, Kieran and Matt. Barrow Firsts recovered from a poor start to give Bristol University Staff a scare, whilst the depleted seconds suffered an injury which put
A second consecutive win for the Barrow Gurney 2s against Carsons Mangotsfield was the highlight of the weekend, as the Firsts were undone by a promising young Congresbury bowler and the Sunday team batted poorly against Keynsham. On a glorious afternoon at Hobbs Lane Barrow 2s lost the toss and found themselves in the field.