Barrow Gurney cricketers, inspired by the memory of former player Rod Reeves, set out on a golfing marathon to raise funds for Cancer Research as Connor Jones reports: A year after it was originally scheduled, 6 intrepid cricketers put down their bats for sticks for 72 holes of Golf to raise money for Cancer Research.
With Hobbs Lane looking a picture and indoor nets having removed some of the winter rust, our players start their outdoor training on Tuesday evenings from 6pm to dusk each week (weather permitting). With traditional net sessions, fielding drills and a chance to have a drink afterwards, all members are welcome to join us. New
Barrow Gurney Cricket Club will start their preparations for the 2022 season with 5 sessions of indoor nets. These are taking place on Wednesday evenings (2 to 30 March) at The Downs School, Wraxall, 8.30 to 10pm. New players (aged 14+) of all abilities are welcome to enjoy their first session free. The club runs
We hope that all our players, friends and supporters have a safe and peaceful Christmas and are not too down-hearted by the Ashes series! We look forward to seeing you all again in 2022.
Barrow Gurney’s traditional season-ending Double Wicket competition ended with a victory by Mark Brown and Mark Gracey. This year 7 pairs took part in the chaotic preliminary round, where points are gained not just by runs scored but also catches made, wickets taken and run outs achieved by team members. Points are lost for wickets
On Friday, Barrow Gurney Cricket Club gathered formally to treasure the memory, and celebrate the contribution to the club, of Rod Reeves who passed away last year. At the time many wonderful tributes were paid by players and friends and were featured on this website, but we longed for the day when there would be
Barrow Gurney’s spring golf day which was delayed due to the Covid lockdown finally took place last week at Thornbury Golf Club. 16 Barrow players past and present gathered for 18 holes on the Par 3 course followed by an after lunch 18 holes on the full course. Sam Turner took the honours on the
Bernie Forge, Barrow’s First team opener and wicket keeper, hit another century (101) for Bridgwater Ladies in the Vitality ECB Club T20 championship on Sunday to take them through to the regional finals. This was her 2nd century for Bridgwater having helped them to the Vitality ECB Plate in 2018. Bernie was the first woman
With the restriction on outdoor sport released, it was no surprise that Barrow’s cricketers flocked to the ground last week to enjoy some early net and fielding practice. The 23 degree temperature did no harm either in encouraging a good turn out. What was incredibly impressive though was that 16 or so braved temperatures 20
The Prime Minister’s roadmap has opened the way, we hope, for a full cricket season at Hobbs Lane after it was announced that recreational (grass roots) sport can begin from 29 March. Barrow Gurney CC, having not been able to have the usual pre-season training indoors due to the Covid restrictions, will be wasting no