Historical 2016 News Articles

Sunday 18th September Home Match against Andy Day XI

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: to be confirmed.

Details will appear here when finalised

Sunday 11th September Home Match against Team Webb

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert (Hospital) Ward, Martyn (Neckbrace) Foard, Richard (Lurch) Saull, Andy (Under-Groundsman) Perham, Jim (Off Stump) Hewitt, Graham (Hannibal) Perkins, Andrew (Chair) Carrington, Tim (Traveller) Basford, Steve (Wizard) Walton, Christopher (Ziggy) Hill, Hugo (Hands) Hudson, Peter (X) Cross and possibly Rob (Hangover) Faulkener.

It is a 1.30 start, so please ensure that you are all there by 12.30 to help set up. 2 exceptions - Steve [teas] and a volunteer taxi driver. Mark Webb is notably absent, as he will be bringing his own team of ringers to try to revenge last year's result. He has 10 or 11, so there may be a bit of give and take, and we could even end up 12 a side, if everyone wants a game. Mark has one team member arriving at 12.30 at Chippenham station. He will need a lift to the ground, so could someone from the Chippenham direction please volunteer to pick him up? Please contact Mark for further info. Thanks

Sunday 28th August Home Match against Sherston

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: to be confirmed.

Details will appear here when finalised

Sunday 28th August Home Match against Welford Park

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert Ward, Andrew Jones, James Hewitt, Anthony Josey, Steve Walton, Harry Cross, Tim Bashford, Matt Green, Martyn Foard, Mark Goodway and Richard Saull.

It's a 2pm start, so please be at the ground for 1pm (at the latest) to help preparation.

Sunday 21st August Away Match against Sherston

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Mark Webb, Robert Ward, Malcolm Harris, Graham Perkins, Anthony Josey, Rob Faulkner, Al Kilfoil, Peter Cross, Giles Tupper and Ziggy. If you know anyone else interested in a game please get in contact asap.

Match starts at 2pm so please be there at 1:30pm at the latest.

Sunday 14th August Home Match against Compton Bassett

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Martyn Foard, Andy Rodliffe, Hugo Hudson, Malcolm Harris, Al Kilfoil, Andy Day, Flynn Day, Laura Day, James Hewitt, Andrew Jones, Steve Walton, Christopher Hill and Andy Perham.

It's a 2pm start, so please be at the ground for 1pm (at the latest) to help preparation.

Sunday 7th August Away Match against Cricklade

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Martyn Foard, Sagar, Graham Perkins, Mark Webb, Tom "Captain Fantastic" Clay , Al Kilfoil, Andy Day, Flynn Day, Ziggy, Andrew Jones and Andrew Carrington.

Details will appear here when finalised

Sunday 31st July Home Match against Cricklade

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Anthony Josey, Richard Saull, Rob Faulkner, MArtyn Foard, Andy Perham, James Hewitt, Tom Clay, Andrew Jones, Sangwan, Steve Walton and Peter Cross.

As always, with a home game, there is a lot to do. Groundsman Richard and undergroundsman Andy will need your help! So please try to get to the ground by about 1pm (Jim, you may arrive later bearing the all American tea).

Wednesday 27th July Home Match against Peterborough Arms The game against the as Peterbrough Arms, went ahead in a new format, as they could only raise 4 players, whereas GCC had 14 players a scratch game was played.
Please Note The statistics for this game will not count towards the end of season stats.
Sunday 24th July tbc Cancelled Unfortunately Spyre Park CC had double booked. GCC did enter a six a side tournament (Spye Park) where also playing there...
Please Note The statistics for this game will not count towards the end of season stats.
Sunday 17th July Away Match against Golden Fleece

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert Ward, Al Kilfoil, Andy Perham, Rob Faulkner, David Fitch-Peyton, Courtney Howell, Huw Williams, James Hewitt, Alex Wickham, Anthony Josey, Mark Webb and Andrew Carrington

Match starts at 2pm, so please be there by 1:30pm at the latest. For anyone who hasn't been there before, the ground is next to Whitland Golg Club, and you have to go into the golf club!

Wednesday 13th July Away Match against Peterborough Arms

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Wednesday's Game is: Robert Ward, Andy Perham, David Fitch-Peyton, Matt Green, Courtney Howell, Steve Walton, Hugo Hudson (Welcome), Boshir Hasam, Alex Walton and Sangwan.

Game will start promptly at 6pm so please be there in plenty of time. There is a bar and there will be a BBQ afterwards. Others are more than welcome, just bring your kit as well...

Sunday 10th July Away Match against Tintern

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert Ward, Tom Clay Richard Saull, Andrew Rodliffe, Tim Bashford, Al Kilfoil, Graham Perkins, Malcolm Harris, Courtney Howell, Steve Walton and Andrew Carrington.

This is GCC international away fixture to a club based in Wales (over the M4 crossing) and it will take at least an hour to get there from Chippenham. Please be at the ground by 1:30pm at the latest.

Tuesday 5th July Home Match against Neeld Arms

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Tuesday's Game is: Robert Ward, Mark Webb, Andrew Leighton, Andy Perham, Matt Green, Andrew Carrington, Courtney Howell, Steve Walton, Nick Bennett, Christopher Hill and Anthony Josey.

Match starts at 6pm so please be there before 6pm to help sort the ground out.

Sunday 3rd July Away Match against Canal Taverners

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Tom , Rob Faukner, Robert Ward, Al Kilfoil, Jim Hewitt, Curtis Welsby, Martyn Forad and David Jones (welcome back). If you know anyone else that fancies a game get in touch asap.

Please be at the away ground by 2pm at the latest.

Tuesday 28th June Home Match against Keevil

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Tuesday's Game is: Richard Saull, Robert Ward, Mark Webb, Nick Bennett, Andy Perham, Andy Rodliffe, Christopher Hill, Peter Cross, Tim Bashford, Steve Walton and maybe David Fitch-Peyton.

The forecast is for it to start raining at 1pm and get worse, so watch out for a cancellation email on the off chance that the Met. Office seaweed super-computer gets it right for a change.

Sunday 26th June Away Match against Golden Fleece

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert Ward, MArtyn Foard, Christopher Hill, Malcolm HArris, Mark Webb, Andy Rodliffe, Al Kilfoil, Steve Walton, Tom Clay, Curtis Welsby and Jim Hewitt.

Please be at the ground no loater than 1pm to help with all the ground and pavillion work.

Tuesday 21st June Home Match against Thrings

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Tuesday's Game is: Robert Ward, Andy Perham, Will Bennett, Will Rodliffe, Andy Rodliffe, David Fitch-Peyton, Graham Perkins, Mark Webb, Steve Walton, Andrew Carrington, Peter Cross and Richard Saull.

If anyone else wants a game, 10/11/12 are well known twelfies, or we can play 12 - a side. Let us Know. Please be there ready to play before 6pm. It will be a everyone bowls and retire at 25 type of game!

Sunday 19th June Home Match against Seagry

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Richard Saull, Robert Ward, Anthony Josey, Andrew Carrington, Peter Cross, Curtis Welsby, Al Kilfoil, Rob Faulkner, Christopher Hill (welcome), Andy Perham and Graham Perkins.

Please be at the ground from 1pm (at the latest) to help prepare the pitch etc.

Wednesday 15th June Away Match against Cherhill

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Wednesday's Game is: to be confirmed.

Details will appear here when finalised

Sunday 12th June Tour Match against Harberton

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: to be confirmed.

Details will appear here when finalised

Saturday 11th June Tour Match against East Prawle

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Saturday's Game is: to be confirmed.

Details will appear here when finalised

Sunday 5th June Away Match against North Nibley

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Rob Faulkner, Flynn Day, Al Kilfoil, J Welsby, Boshir Hasam, Andy Day, Richard Saull, Malcolm Harris, Courtney Howell, Andrew Carrington and L Day.

It's a 2:30pm start so please be there for 1:30pm to help out.

Thursday 2nd June Home Match against Kington St. Michael

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Thursday's Game is: Andy Day, Siraj AJ, Rob Faulkner, Courtney Howell, Johnny Vegas, Matt Green, Mark Webb, Graham Perkins, Richard Saull, Anthony Josey and Al Kilfoil.

It's a 6:00pm start so please be there asap to help out.

Sunday 29th May Home Match against Tintern

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Richard Saull, Martyn Foard, Andy Perham, Tim Bashford, Graham Perkins, Andrew Jones, Matt "gang mower" Green, Al Kilfoil, Courtney Howell (welcome), Andy Rodliffe (welcome back) and Jim Hewitt.

As usual, there will be lots to do before we start at 2pm, so please be there by 1pm at the latest. The forecast looks OK for the weekend, so let's return to winning ways and, most importantly, have fun.

Sunday 22nd May Home Match against Nomads Starting

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Richard Saull, Anthony Josey, Robert Ward, Andrew Jones, Martyn Foard, Andrew Carrington, Andy Perham, Graham Perkins, Al Kilfoil and Matt Green. If anyone knows anyone who would like a game, contact Richard Saull.

The forecast is not promising so look out for calls on the morning. Can you please be there for 1pm to help out that would be great.

Wednesday 18th May Away Match against Cherhill Cricket Club

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Wednesday's Game is: Richard Saull, Mark Webb, RObert Ward, Graham Perkins, Sagar, Andy Perham, Matt Green, Al Kilfoil, Tim Bashford, Darren Isle and one place still to be confirmed.

Please be there ready to play at 6pm, Directions: From Calne, take the A4 east towards Marlborough; pass Hayle Farm on your left. The next turn is Quemerford Gate Farm with a prominent blue "Welcome to Cherhill C.C." sign. Go straight down the track (keeping your speed down and watching out for livestock) and the ground is on your right.

Sunday 15th May Home Match against Erlestoke & Coulston Starting

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Mark Webb, Anthony Josey, Robert Ward, Tom Clay, Martyn Foard, Giles Tupper, Andrew Jones (Welcome), Al Kilfoil, James Hewitt, Matt Green, Curtis Welsby and 12th Man is Andrew Carrington.

It is a bit of a drive (40 mins from Grittleton according to Google) so if people want to arrange lifts please do so by sending a mail to grittletoncc@googlegroups.com. Directions to the ground which sounds pretty are here.

Postcode :SN10 5TZ Directions : The entrance to the ground is via a single track road, which runs from the bottom of the High Street (immediately to the left of The George & Dragon Pub) up a steep hill through woodland to the top of the hill where it opens out to reveal the ground surrounded by a red-brick wall.

Sunday 8th May Home Match against Westerleigh

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert Ward, Peter Cross, Richard Saull, Graham Perkins, Andy Day, Flynn Day (Welcome), Bosh, Andy Perham, Giles Tupper, Curtis Welsby and Anthony Josey.

The match has a 2pm start, so please be there from 1 to help set up and raise the flagpole / flag...

Sunday 1st May Home Match against Bishops Cannings

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Robert Ward, Martyn Foard, Darren Isle, Boshir, Huw Williams, Graham Perkins, Peter Cross, Siraj AJ (Welcome!), Andrew Carrington, Jim Hewitt and Tim Bashford (Welcome!).

Start time is 2:15 so please aim to be there for 1:45. The ground is not in Bishops Cannings, it is in Coate. The address is: Spaniels Bridge, Coate, Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire SN10 3LQ. A map can be found here. If you want lifts, please send a mail to grittletoncc@googlegroups.com or contact us for anyone's phone number

Sunday 24th April Home Match against Canal Taverners

Please contact our Captain via phone or e-mail to let him know your availability for this game.

Team selected for Sunday's Game is: Richard Saull, Robert Ward, Anthony Josey, Tom Clay (Captain), Martyn Foard, Andy Perham, Graham Perkins (Wicket Keeper), Matt Green, Andrew Carrington, Hasan Boshir and Darren Isle. 12th Man is Peter Cross.

The groundsman will be at the ground from 12noon, so if you can make it for then and help out, please turn earlier, otherwise please be at the ground at 1pm at the latest as there is still things to be sorted out before the game can start.

Sat 5th, 12th and 19th March Indoor Net Sessions At Sheldon School Chippenham from 6pm til 8pm. Cost is 6 per person! Hope to see you all there!
Saturday 12th March 2016 Pre Season Curry Night After the indoor nets...