All posts filed under: 2018

Parents and players: can you help?

We are looking for managers for our u9s and u11s youth teams for the 2019 season. If anyone is interested in taking up these roles can they please contact Lydia on 07796344215 or email If anyone else would like to help out but not take on the role on their own, please let Lydia know – roles can always be shared with another parent if necessary. We are still looking for a player to take on the role of website editor. We need someone with a spare hour each week to keep the site up-to-date and write the odd news story. Our website is put together using WordPress which is easy to use and quick to get to grips with. If anyone is interested then email Paul Feavearyear at . Don’t forget that it is GCC’s AGM tomorrow evening. Details here.

Diary dates: AGM 19 November and Aggers at Sportsman’s Dinner 29 March

Notice of AGM 19 November, 7.45pm. Hutchinson’s Barn, West Harling, NR16 2SQ To all club members, and parents/guardians of club members. From Paul Feavearyear, GCC Chairman Please note the club AGM will be held at Hutchinson’s Barn, West Harling, NR16 2SQ, on Monday 19th November 2018, starting at 7.45pm. All members are welcome! This is your opportunity to have your say on all / any club issues. Sportsman’s Dinner, 29 March 2019 Just a heads up for the diary. We have Jonathan Agnew from BBC Test Match Special as our guest speaker at next year’s Sportsman’s Dinner on March 29th. Should be a great evening! More details to follow.

Junior Presentation Evening 2018

The GCC 2018 Youth Section Presentation Evening was held at the Village Hall in October. There was a fantastic turn out and we all had a lovely evening catching up with everyone who was able to attend. The evening began by going through each age group’s season of events and then awards were presented to the children that the managers felt had achieved certain criteria. Awards went to the following children: Under 15s Batsman of the Year: David Thorne Bowler of the Year: William Wright Most Improved Player: Hannah Salt Player of the Year: Will Cunningham Under 13s Batsman of the Year: Dylan Starling Bowler of the Year: Daniel Worby Most Improved Player: Dylan Starling Player of the Year: Jack Whitlam Under 11s Batsman of the Year: Oscar Harris Bowler of the Year: Jack Hendrie Most Improved Player: Ben Butler Player of the Year: Adam Parker Under 9s Batsman of the Year: Jake Emms Bowler of the Year: Phoebe Emms Most Improved Player: Oliver Steele  We then had a small interval where we had a buffet. Thanks go to Debbie …

Four wins and a fun day out

On Saturday 26 May there were wins all round for all the Garboldisham teams. The 1sts had their first victory of the season at home against Brooke. Batting first, Garby were 253-9 and then bowled Brooke all out for 114. James Wilby ended five short of a century on 95 and Kieran Pask scored 43. Pick of the Garboldisham bowlers was Philip King with 4 for 21 off 7 overs. The 2nds continue their string of successes with a 5 wicket win away at Bradenham having bowled them out for 159. The 3rds were away at Mellis and bowled the home side out for 119, with Ben Tippett taking 4 for 9 off his 6 overs, to help secure an 8 wicket win. The 4ths were at home, batted first and were skittled out for just 113 – but then proceeded to bowl the visitors out for just 77! To celebrate the four wins, an impromptu visit was organised for the following day to Chelmsford to see Essex at home to Surrey, and 55 GCC members made the trip and even got …

Busy couple of days for U11s

U11s v Thetford, 20 May 2018 The U11s first home match of the season saw them pitted against Thetford. Garby won the toss and elected to field. Jack and Adam opened the bowling to good effect with Adam getting a wicket in his first over.  They were then followed by of Libby & Sacha, Zach & Elliot and Robyn in her first match.  Despite good fielding and accurate bowling, giving away just 11 wides and 1 no ball in their 16 overs, we were unable to get any more wickets, and Thetford went on to score a total of 141 runs. Oscar and Libby opened the batting for Garby. Unfortunately, a mix-up in the first over led to Libby being run-out and then both Elliot and Jack fell victim to some good Thetford bowling.  With Garby under pressure Zach came into bat, and for the remainder of the match both he and Oscar held firm and scored runs. However, they were not able to score at the required rate, and we finished the match with …

U11s v Gt Ellingham

The U11s started their 2018 season with a ‘pairs’ match against Gt Ellingham.  Ellingham won the toss and elected to field.  Oscar and Jack opened the batting for Garby, and were followed by the pairings of Libby & Freya, Adam & Sacha, and Jonny & Abbey.  They all played well and, at the end of their innings, reached 246 with the loss of just four wickets.  Top scorer was Oscar with 13. Whilst Garby had set a competitive target, they knew that they had to bowl and field well as the light deteriorated.  With Oscar keeping wicket, the rest of the team put in an excellent bowling and fielding display to restrict Gt Ellingham’s scoring.  On top of wickets from Libby and Adam, Gt Ellingham were run-out twice.  Going into the last over Gt Ellingham needed 10 to win, but an excellent display of bowling by Jack restricted them to just two runs, and also resulted in a run-out, which gave Garby a much deserved win as Gt Ellingham finished on 229. The team should …

Youth training starts Friday 27 April

Youth training starts on Friday 27 April. Please be there from 5:30pm for registration. Training from 6.00-8.00pm is £4 per child and £3 for each other sibling. Membership is £10 per child and £7.50 each for any other siblings. All new children welcome. Danny Cash, Club Captain and Youth Cricket Manager.  01842 765503 or 07857 785516

GCC indoor nets tomorrow evening (Tues 13 feb)

A message from Chairman Paul Feavearyear It was good to see a decent turn out at nets a fortnight ago, very positive. Hopefully it will be the same at the next session which is tomorrow, Tuesday 13 Feb, with the addition of a few different faces! Hethersett Academy 7-9pm. £3 per session. We are in the process of finalising sponsors for next season and so far we have seven confirmed, and are hopeful of one or two more. If anyone else, or perhaps your employer, is interested in sponsoring the club please get in touch with me or one of the other committee members. Thank you.

Garby women through to semi-final

GCC Women have been taking part in the Norfolk Cricket Shell Indoor competition at Hethersett Academy and yesterday (Sunday 11 Feb 2018) they finished top of their group after a close fought win over Swardeston Swallows. The competition has been made up from two groups with four teams to each group and Garby will now face the runners-up from the other group, Old Buckenham (who are the current title holders) in a semi-final to be played on Sunday 25 Feb with the final and play-offs on Sunday 18 March. GCC Women have an excellent track record in this competition having won it in 2015 and 2016. The team is headed up by Sarah McGahan and the squad includes: Emma Rogers, Jessica Davey, Georgie Dunkinson, Ella Dye, Beth Champion, Maddy Browne and Sophie Child. UPDATE Garby women lost to old rivals Old Buckenham in the semi-final on Sunday 25 Feb. Old Buck’ won by 62 runs.