Monthly Archives: September 2013

Book your Christmas party at the Bristol Pavilion

Celebrate Christmas in style at Bristol’s newest venue! The Bristol Pavilion has a range of room sizes to suit your party with fantastic views over The Bristol County Ground, making it a superb venue for your Christmas Party. The Bristol Pavilion staff will…

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Landmark For Hamish In Final Day Defeat

Hamish Marshall became the fourth Gloucestershire batsman to pass 1,000 first class runs for the season on an otherwise disappointing final day of the LV=County Championship campaign at Cardiff. It ended with an eight-wicket defeat by Glamorgan after a poor…

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No Play On Day Three At Swalec

The third day of  the LV=County Championship  match with Glamorgan at Cardiff was a complete washout. Rain and steady drizzle throughout the morning and afternoon prevented any possibility of play taking place. Umpires Rob Bailey and Steve Garratt called play off…

Will Goes Past 50-Wicket Mark

Will Gidman took his tally of first class wickets this summer to 53 by claiming 4-64 as Gloucestershire hit back strongly on the second day of the LV=County Championship match with Glamorgan at Cardiff. The visitors added 47 to their…

On the road to success with Gloucestershire Cricket

Michael Klinger enjoyed making plenty of runs for Gloucestershire Cricket this summer – both at the crease and at the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz. The South Australian heads back Down Under after scoring well over 2,000 runs and establishing himself…

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Dent Shines On Tough Opening Day

Chris Dent top-scored with 84 as Gloucestershire posted 228-8 on the opening day of the final LV=County Championship match of the season against Glamorgan at Cardiff. The hosts won the toss and invited their opponents to bat on a hazy…

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Tom Smith Signs Three-Year Contract

Tom Smith has signed a three-year contract with Gloucestershire following a successful loan spell with the club. The 26-year-old left-arm spinner has played in all formats of the game since moving from Middlesex on a temporary basis and has proved…

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Draw Made For 2014 List A Competition

Gloucestershire have been drawn in Group A of next year’s List A domestic competition, which is to be a 50-over tournament. The 18 first-class counties were randomly drawn into two groups of nine. They will play each opponent once, with…

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Shrewsbury In Squad To Face Glamorgan

Tom Shrewsbury looks set to return to Gloucestershire’s team for the final LV=County Championship game of the season against Glamorgan at Cardiff, starting tomorrow. The 18-year-old off-spinner has been named in a squad of 13 and looks likely to make…

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Hamish Nears Landmark As Lancashire Win Title

Hamish Marshall needs 36 runs in the last LV=County Championship match of the season against Glamorgan to become the fourth Gloucestershire batsman to reach 1,000 for the season. The club’s vice-captain was dismissed for 26 as Gloucestershire were bowled out…

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Triple Chance Club, Winner Announced

The final draw for this season’s Triple Chance Club was made by Keith Hayhurst, Vice President of Lancashire CCC on Tuesday 17th September. The winners were :- First Prize £250 Mr St J Smith of Weston Super Mare Second Prize…

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Will Closes In On 50-Wicket Landmark

Will Gidman took his tally of first class wickets for the season to 49 by claiming 5-61 before Lancashire declared their first innings total at 310-8 on another rain-interrupted day of the LV=County Championship match at Bristol. The prolific all-rounder…

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Maiden First Class Scalp For Matt

Matt Taylor claimed his maiden first class wicket as Lancashire progressed their first innings to 292-7 on the second day of the LV=County Championship match at Bristol. Having earlier had a catch dropped off his bowling, the 19-year-old left-arm seamer’s big…

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County’s volunteers recognised at 2013 NatWest OSCAs awards

Six of Gloucestershire cricket’s most valuable volunteers have been awarded a NatWest OSCA (Outstanding Services to Cricket Award) in recognition of their tireless dedication to the grassroots game. Gloucestershire cricket development manager Steve Silk said: “The NatWest OSCAs are fantastic…

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Young Tom Scoops Yorkshire Bank Prize

Young Gloucestershire batsman Tom Smith has been named Player-of-the-Season by Under-17 League sponsors Yorkshire Bank. The 17-year-old, from Chepstow, will collect his award from England captain Alastair Cook at Lord’s on September 21st when the Yorkshire Bank 40 final between Nottinghamshire…

Will Strikes Twice Before Rain Sets In

Will Gidman claimed two early wickets before bad light and rain restricted play to just ten overs on the opening day of the LV=County Championship match with Lancashire at Bristol. The visitors were 33-2 when the weather intervened after being…

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Let’s Make It Six Of The Best – John

John Bracewell is challenging Gloucestershire’s players to win their last two LV=County Championship games and achieve a pre-season target. The Director of Cricket wants victories in the matches against Lancashire at Bristol, starting tomorrow, and Glamorgan at Cardiff next week…

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New Deals For Hamish And Ian

Hamish Marshall has signed an extended contract which ties him to Gloucestershire until the end of the 2016 season. And Ian Cockbain has also committed his future to the club by agreeing a new deal which does not expire until…

Craig And Liam Sign Extended Deals

Craig Miles (pictured) and Liam Norwell have committed their futures to Gloucestershire by signing significantly extended contracts. Miles, who has taken 43 first class wickets this season at an average of just over 30, is now tied to the club…

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Seconds Take On Scotland Development XI

Gloucestershire Second XI take on the Scotland Development team in a three-day fixture at the County Ground, starting on Wednesday, Former Scotland Under-19 captain Paddy Sadler will lead the visiting side, which features four other former U-19 players and two current members…

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Will Getting To Grips With New Job

New Gloucestershire chief executive Will Brown is settling in at the Bristol County Ground and has given his first interview to this website since taking over from Tom Richardson at the beginning of last week. Will admits that at times…

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Michael To Miss Last Game

Michael Klinger will miss Gloucestershire’s final LV=County Championship game of the season against Glamorgan at Cardiff, starting on Tuesday September 24th. The skipper is flying home to Australia two days earlier for the start of their domestic 50-over competition in…

Sax’s Blog – Records Tumble

Essex set 432 for victory last weekend and although nothing miraculous happened to force a win for the Gloucester’s, Gareth Roderick produced a knock of the highest class to avoid defeat. His second first class hundred in consecutive games frustrated…



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