Shine Cricket Development Squads

As the cricket season approaches there is some exciting news for Golden Hill families as Bristol YMCA CC’s shirt sponsors Shine Sports Coaching are set to launch a new team based coaching programme called Shine Cricket Development Squads which is aimed at boys and girls of all abilities from under 6s, 7s, 8s and 9s…

Umpiring Courses 2018

Dear Friends This is a great time to start Umpiring. The development of umpires is a key priority within Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset’s Development Plans and is also a key objective and requirement for Leagues throughout the county. All Cricket Boards are very committed to seeing an increase in the number of active qualified umpires…

Presentation Night 2017

13th Annual Presentation Evening 30th September 2017, 8.30pm – Golden Hill Sports & Social Club What’s up for grabs on Saturday night? The Ron Valentine Performance of the Year Award The Horfield Trophy The Best Newcomer of the Year Award Top Run Maker Top Wicket Taker Best Bowling Figures Most Runs in a Season Most…

Presentation Night 2017

Bristol YMCA Cricket Club’s Annual Presentation Evening will be taking place on Saturday 30th September at Golden Hill Sports & Social Club. Razi Ahmed will be hosting the Youth Award presentations, for the girls and boys youth players, which will begin at 6.30pm so please arrive by 6.15pm. The seniors award section, starting at 8.30pm,…

Bristol YMCA lift the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Trophy

FIFTEEN-year-old Cyrus Shafi turned in a tremendous man-of-the-match display to help Bristol YMCA overpower Westbury-on-Severn by five wickets to lift the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Trophy at Cheltenham. The all-rounder, a member of the Gloucestershire Under-15 squad, began the day with a burst of 6-14 from eight overs of left-arm spin as Westbury, who lost the…

Success for the YMCA U13A squad

Congratulations to coaches Tony Pinder, Ian Bees and the Under 13A squad for winning the Under 13 Division E league title. The team were deserved winners having secured remained unbeaten including memorable away victories over local rivals Stoke Bishop and a tough Bedminster side. YMCA now travel to Winterbourne for the Les Hodge Cup quarter-final…

NatWest OSCAs

Say thank you to the tireless volunteers who go the extra mile to make support recreational cricket by nominating them for a NatWest OSCA (Outstanding Services to Cricket Award). Groundsmen, committee members, coaches, welfare officers, administrators, fundraisers, umpires, scorers, tea makers – the list of people involved in making grass roots cricket happen is endless….

Golden Hill Girls v YMCA Boys

By Chris Drew On Monday evening we had the first cricket game in the clubs history involving the Golden Hill Girls and the YMCA Boys teams. The Girls are working towards hard ball cricket whilst the boys are already accustomed to playing with the hard ball so this was good progression for the girls.  With…

NANDO’s Big Bash

Gloucestershire Cricket Board are once again on the lookout for talented young cricketers aged 16-24 from your club to take part in a competition that could see them receiving further recognition through the Gloucestershire County set-up or even a fast track career to the professional game. We are pleased to announce that this year’s Bristol Big…