Monthly Archives: January 2013

Now Miles Makes Mark In Test Arena

Gloucestershire off-spinner Miles Hammond has played a leading role in giving England Under-19s the upper hand in the First Test against South Africa Under-19s in Cape Town. At the end of the second day the tourists are in control, having…

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Stadium Dash to raise cash!

Two staff members from Gloucestershire Cricket’s BS7 Gym – Jules Griffin (Personal Trainer) and Nathan Walsh (Business Development Manager) – have put themselves forward for the “Stadium Dash Challenge” which takes place on Sunday 3 February in aid of St…

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Miles And Tom Make Good Start In South Africa

Gloucestershire youngsters Miles Hammond and Tom Shrewsbury have made an encouraging start to the England Under-19 tour of South Africa. Although the tourists were beaten in their opening two-day fixture against a Western Cape Invitation XI in Cape Town, the…

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GCCC announces Tom Richardson’s departure

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club announced today that Chief Executive, Tom Richardson, will be leaving the club at the beginning of September after 12 years in the post. Tom Richardson commented:   “It is a logical break point as we aim to…

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Gatting praises GCB

Gatting praises GCB achieving Investors in People Standard Former England captain Mike Gatting has congratulated the GCB on achieving the Investors in People Standard for staff development and training. The Board is the first organisation of its type to be…

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Jack Taylor Blog From Australia

Jack Taylor has been turning in some exciting performances playing club cricket in Australia and has written to update Gloucestershire supporters on his progress. The young all-rounder has been excelling with bat and ball, as well as enjoying a lot…

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Bracewell delight at Klinger Big Bash Runs

New Gloucestershire captain Michael Klinger completed the Big Bash T20 tournament in Australia with a healthy batting average of 34.57 from eight matches.  That was despite scores of one and nought in his final two appearances for Adelaide Strikers. Up…

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Cockbain Blog From New Zealand

Ian Cockbain is spending the winter playing for Marist Harewood Cricket Club in New Zealand and has just sent his latest blog to update Gloucestershire supporters on his progress. Ian writes: “Hello everybody back home in the cold and rain…

Club Announcement – Alan Haines

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club regret to announce the death of former Chairman Alan Haines.  Alan died in Cheltenham Hospital on 17 January after a short illness. Alan was an enthusiastic supporter of the Club for over 50 years, serving in…

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2013 Fixture Change Announcement

Gloucestershire Cricket today announced that its Clydesdale Bank 40 over match v Glamorgan (originally scheduled to take place on Monday 19 August 2013) will now be played at the Bristol County Ground on Sunday 18 August 2013 – scheduled start…

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Fuller Proving His Worth In New Zealand

James Fuller is rubbing shoulders with his idol Brett Lee after helping Otago Volts to the final stages of their domestic T20 competion. The Gloucestershire pace bowler originally went to New Zealand in early November to play club cricket for Takapuna…

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Coach Julian Proving A Big Hit

Gloucestershire are employing specialist coach Julian Wood in an effort to improve the players’ power-hitting for one-day cricket in the coming season. Director of Cricket John Bracewell believes that net sessions led by Julian are already showing positive results, which…

Gloucestershire schools benefit from £90k funding

Gloucestershire secondary schools to benefit from new £90,000 Chance to Shine funding. The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) will deliver its first project aimed purely at secondary school pupils after receiving £90,000 funding from Chance to Shine. The three-year partnership will…

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Steve Explains New Initiative For Players

Gloucestershire physiotherapist Steve Griffin has provided this website with an exclusive look at how the club encourage the players to broaden their skills outside of the game. As Steve explains in a fascinating article, professional cricket can be a short…

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Lindley Venue Catering “Scores a Six” with GCCC

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club (GCCC) has awarded Lindley Venue Catering – the specialist sports stadia catering division of The Lindley Group – a six-year catering and events management contract as the Club embarks on an extensive development programme at the…

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This Has To Be A Year Of Improvement – Bracewell

John Bracewell is setting Gloucestershire some tough targets for 2013, describing promotion in the LV=County Championship as “a minimum requirement.”  In an exclusive interview for this website, the club’s director of cricket insists that having a small and young squad…

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Ground Redevelopment Announcement

Local residents should be aware that the second tower crane erection (previously arranged for 3 January 2013) has been re-scheduled to commence on Friday 4 January 2013. Subject to weather, these works should be completed by close of play on…

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Feeling inspired?

Feeling inspired? If you are suffering from the excesses of Christmas, and your New Year’s Resolution is to lead a healthier lifestyle, then why not sign up for membership at the BS7 Gym (which is located within the grounds of…



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