Feb 07


We are planning to promote an ‘Activators Course’ at the Club around Easter, appropriate for U15+ age groups.

This is an ECB course and more information is on their website below 




The idea is to encourage young people to get involved with the volunteering side of cricket. We know that some of our young players have already had a taste of this and have really enjoyed it.


There are no financial costs.


The benefits of this can be far reaching, from just helping out at your local club, to being able to add genuine value to your child’s CV.

Anyone interested is asked to contact either Manfred frenchayyouth@gmail.com or me bycl@blueyonder.co.uk

Jan 08

Sticky: Senior Training Begins

Date : 11th January (every Thursday after) 
Address :
Winterbourne International Academy, High Street, Winterbourne, Bristol BS36 1JL (sports hall on flaxpit lane) 
Please be there 15 mins early so we can get organised. Bring your £3 
New players welcome – Contact Alex Stell for further details – as57348@gmail.com

Jan 08

Seeking a Falcons Manager


Disability Cricket Manager (Frenchay Falcons)- Job description


Role:     To voluntarily manage and administrate a small group of cricketers principally with learning disabilities.

Approximate time commitment:              March to September – maximum 8 hours per month

Useful skills:   

  • Must have attention to detail                   
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills as liaison with Club, Partner Organisations, Coaches, Parents, Players and GCB Officers
  • Ability to work methodically

Essential ; ‘Cricket’ based DBS Certificate involving Children and Vulnerable Adults, which must be held before confirmation of the appointment, and can be arranged through the Club.

Disability Manager needed at Frenchay Cricket Club (Frenchay Falcons)

The Falcons have been running now for several years and have managed to build to a database of players. The Falcons need someone who will be an organiser, manager and reliable person that parents and players can report to. The group need a leader to ensure the players are organised and well looked after.


  • To promote the cricket sessions that are arranged targeting any young person who are principally people with learning difficulties;
  • To register and obtain all relevant paperwork for each participant so all information is collected and collated;
  • Liaise with the appointed Coach(es) to ensure the Club Sessions operate to the best outcome for the players, potentially linking some players as appropriate into the Gloucestershire County Disability Squad
  • Liaise as necessary with the GCB Growth Development Officer, and any Linked or Partner Organisations
  • To monitor progress throughout the year, with attendance at the majority of sessions an advantage, together with promotion through Special Schools, Councils, Charities being key
  • Report as required to the Club Management Committee, and liaise as necessary with any linked Partner Organisations


Task Management Timeline- Maximum 8 hours per month

  • February and March –Liaise with the club and look to promote and recruit new people to the sessions during the summer. Link with the Gloucestershire Cricket Board to think of ideas on how to maximise this programme
  • April to August – – Produce summer programme and liaise with cricket club to book in all sessions, and keep an overview of activities.


If you would like further information or wish to apply for this opportunity please contact:

Jim Donaldson bycl@blueyonder.co.uk or Tel 07771 502274

Dec 23

Xmas Message


Oct 27

Great night for Frenchay at GCB Girls winners night.

Frenchay CC enjoyed a great time at the GCB Girls Winners night picking up the following awards

U11 – U11 Gloucestershire Runners up 2017

U12 – U12 Gloucestershire Indoor League Winners 2017

U13 – U13 Gloucestershire South League Winners 2017; U13 Lady Taverners County Winners 2017

U15 – U15 Gloucestershire Indoor League Winners 2017; U15 Gloucestershire U15 Girls Blast Cup Winners 2017

What a night !!!!


Oct 26

New Frenchay Drainage System is LIVE !!!!!!

We are pleased to announce that our new drainage system is now up and running. This is the culmination of 2 years hard work. It was witnessed that when the pump was turned on the water gushed out.The Contractor will return next March/April for the final “dressing”of the outfield and we will be all set up for next season. 

Many thanks are due to Alan Payne for his stewardship of the project and all who have helped over the last 2 years.

(Only downside is that the Swamp Monster who lived in the corner of the field is looking for new accomodation !!!! )


Oct 26

County & District Youth Squads announced

Congratulations to all our youth players who have been selected for the County & Youth squads for next season. This shows great credit to all our hardworking youth coaches at the club. To see those selected go to the articles section of the website.

Oct 22

Annual Fireworks Night

This years Firework Display & Bonfire will take place on Sunday 5th November at the club.

Gates open from 5pm, with bonfire at 6pm and fireworks at 6.30.

£5 per adult and kids free.

The bar and kitchen will be open for food & drink and we look forward to seeing everyone down at the club for the first of our winter social events

Sep 22

Brian Lutter returns to Australia

Brian Lutter ,our overseas player, has now returned to Perth Australia. He played in all 18 league games scoring 266 runs at an average of 22.17 with 1 x 100 & 1 x 50. He bowled 140.4 overs taking 33 wickets at an average of 15.76. He also took 7 catches and had 1 run out. He also coached 5-8 year olds as we launched our All Stars Cricket initiative sponsored by the ECB along with helping with the Chance to Shine sessions. We thank him for his efforts and wish him well back in Australia (until the Ashes).



Sep 22

Club Dinner 2017

The Annual Club Dinner this year will take place on Saturday 7th October at Kendleshire Golf Course (7.30 pm for 8.00 pm). The cost is £27 for 2 courses. Tickets are selling fast. If you are interested please talk to Steve Woodsford (07776 202958).

Sep 22

Mike Donaldson stands down as 1st team captain

After over 20 years Mike Donaldson has stood down as 1st team captain. The club wishes to put on record their grateful thanks for all the time and effort he has put in over many years and wish him well as he now concentrates on his on-going batting career.

Sep 22

Close down day – thanks for all your help.

Thanks to everyone who helped on close down day. See attached photos.

Sep 11

League wk 18 02/09/17 – and so it ends….

Week 18 of the season 0 wins from 3. 1st team lost to Nailsea by 2 wkts  (Tom Bibby 71no). 2nd team lost to Bath by 4 wkts. 3rd team lost to Long Ashton by 120 runs. 1st team finish third just missing out on promotion, 2nd team finish 4th. 3rd team are relegated.

Soooo….May 2018 will soon come around and we go again.


Sep 01

End of Season Celebration – bad Hawaiian Shirt Night

The end of season is here. To celebrate we will be holding a bad Hawaiian Shirt Night at the club after Saturday’s games. To all players and non players please come to the club after the games and help us give the season a great send off. All welcome.

Sep 01

Senior League Cricket Week 18 – Critical w/e

Senior cricket this week-end. 1st team away to Nailsea CC, 2nds home to Bath CC and 3rd’s away to Long Ashton CC. All support greatly appreciated. Team selections available on our facebook page (Frenchay Cricket Club). Critical week-end with the 1st’s going for promotion and the 3rd’s fighting relegation.Go Frenchay.


Aug 30

League wk 17 26/08/17 – 1st’s squeek home again

Week 17 of the season 1 wins from 3. 1st team beat Shirehampton by 1 wkt  (Tom Bibby 71no). 2nd team lost to Shirehampton by 5 wkts. 3rd team lost to Failand & Portbury by 42 runs (Daniel Thorne 72, Bob Stone (3) 59).


Aug 25

Senior League Cricket Week 17

Senior cricket this week-end. 1st team home to Shirehampton CC, 2nds away to Shirehampton CC and 3rd’s home to Failand & Portbury CC. All support greatly appreciated. Team selections available on our facebook page (Frenchay Cricket Club). Go Frenchay.


Aug 24

League wk 16 19/08/17 – 1st’s & 2nd’s win close ones

Week 16 of the season 2 wins from 3. 1st team beat Hambrook by 7 runs (Dave Busby 55). 2nd team beat Barrow Gurney by 24 runs (Nik Hatch 97 runs). 3rd team lost to Midsomer Norton Methodists by 1 wkt (Daniel Thorne 55, William Ferguson 3-10).


Aug 18

Senior League Cricket Week 16

Senior cricket this week-end. 1st team away to Hambrook CC, 2nds home to Barrow Gurney CC and 3rd’s home to Midsomer Norton Methodists CC. All support greatly appreciated. Team selections available on our facebook page (Frenchay Cricket Club). Go Frenchay.


Aug 16

League wk 15 12/08/17 – 1st’s beat league leaders

Week 15 of the season 1 win from 3. 1st team beat Congresbury by 8 wkts (Brian Lutter 56 no plus 4 catches). 2nd team lost to Claverham (Yatton) by 34 runs (Nik Hatch 62 runs). 3rd team lost to Chipping Sodbury by 38 runs (Randell Taylor 4-43).


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