Gregson vs. Lancaster University

Gregson CC vs. Lancaster University 3rd XI 27 April 2019 – at LRGS Gregson won the toss and elected to bat The first home match of the season and, as one, the Gregson CC stood together in companionable silence to admire the new rope around the outfield. The rope’s response was serene. It lay there […]

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Silverdale vs. Gregson

Silverdale XI vs. Gregson CC 20 April 2019 – at Silverdale CC Gregson won the toss and elected to field A week may be a long time in politics, but six days is an eternity for the British weather. After the Arctic conditions of last week’s visit to Trimpell, the Gregson CC relocated to an […]

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Trimpell vs. Gregson CC

Match report Trimpell 2nd XI vs. Gregson CC 14 April 2019 – at Trimpell CC Gregson won the toss and elected to bat Cricket at last… The start of a much-anticipated season. A time and place where teammates and their rivals come together to battle across 22 yards of turf basked in the warm glow […]

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President’s report – January 2019

In advance of the AGM, Gregson CC President Mark Reynolds, has released his annual ‘State of the Union’ address “Ready? Fingers on Buzzers. Your starter for ten: how many cricket clubs are there in Lancaster?” Pause. Answer: two. Yes two.  That’s it. There’s Lancaster Cricket Club (aka Sports Club) and ourselves. Granted there are teams […]

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Old Rope editor loses his rag…

Rumours of troubled times at Gregson Media Enterprises have been fuelled recently by explosive footage of what actually happens in the podcast. It has long been industry gossip that Matt Deighton lacks professionalism in the studio and this exclusive audio clip, secretly ‘borrowed’ from the studios by shawdowy underworld figures (you know who you are…), […]

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Gregson Awards Night

The Gregson CC awards night is one of the highlights of the year. This year the Gregson took to the sea (well, almost) and cruised along the Lancaster Ship Canal. In the gaps where the beer barrels needed to be changed, the following cricketing awards were won.     Batsman of the year – Paul […]

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The Gregson Xenophon

Macca hits 10,000! Paul McAlister, long time servant of the Gregson CC, hit his 10,000th run for the club this season. The ‘Dry Stone Wall’ as he is affectionately known reached this milestone with one of his favourite shots – a gentle nurdle through the slips for a not-that-quickly-taken single. Macca has been a stalwart […]

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The Gregson CC Awards!

Avast, me hearties! Where else would the Gregson CC do their awards but on a canal boat? Travelling in style along the Lancaster Ship Canal, the boys and girls of the Gregson CC will be risking sea sickness (canal sickness?) as they hear their honourable President, Mr Mark Reynolds, discuss the season in his usual […]

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