New Club Shop

We now have a new club shop – http://www.logo-works.co.uk/webstore/Bristol-YMCA-CC-c28341020 If you place your order by midnight on 8th April and choose the “collect from store” option, all orders will be delivered to John Colley by Friday 20th April so he can distribute and save postage and packaging. After this date it will be up to individuals to sort…

Umpire Recruitment 2018

As you are aware, your Umpires (& Scorers) Association has run a campaign during 2017 to increase the awareness of the alarming lack of umpires coming into the game of cricket. It has to be said that the results, so far, have been more than disappointing. However, BACUS will continue with our efforts to do…

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…

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…

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….

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…

CricFest Camp is coming to the Brightside Ground!

This summer we are providing an exciting offer for young people aged 9-15 to be active at The Brightside Ground, Bristol’s only international stadium on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th August. This year sees the first ever CricFest Camp, a coaching camp for young players of all abilities across Gloucestershire and Bristol. The camp will…

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…

SCORER’S COURSES

SCORER’S E-LEARNING COURSE Would you like some scorer training but are unable to attend an ECB ACO classroom course in the winter? Maybe you just want to refresh or improve your existing scoring skills. Then why not try the ECB ACO Club Scorer online course? This course can be taken at your own pace and…

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

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,…

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…

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…