Return to Cricket 2015

February 13, 2015

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Return to Cricket 2015

Good news! In association with Wiltshire County Council we are once again running our Return to Cricket coaching sessions. What this means is really simple: For 10 weeks from February 15th there is FREE coaching and nets on Sunday evenings at Melksham Oak Community School starting at 7pm. All you need is an interest in […]

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August 11, 2014

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Asda Charity Match

Saturday 16th August The Golden Fleece Cricket club will be playing a fun 30 oversĀ  match versus ASDA at our home ground in Whitley on Saturday 16th August. This is the event that was postponed due to bad weather earlier in this year. We need players to represent the Fleece in this match. This is […]

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May 6, 2014

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Away Versus Christian Malford

Captain Howard Fountain fieldedĀ  a team including several debutants in our first match of the season. A spirited bowling display from the Fleece held a strong Christian Malford team to 209 in their 40 overs. Adrian Crouch turned down his opportunity of a hat-trick, whilst Bernie Doran is still on a hat-trick after taking two […]

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February 10, 2014

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Return to Cricket 2014

Return to Cricket

Following the success of last year’s Return to Cricket, the Golden Fleece Cricket Club is once again offering free coaching and nets to men and women over the age of 18. Some people played cricket in their younger days but for one reason or another left the game. Other people have never played the cricket […]

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October 17, 2013

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Tree Support Fund


We have been successful in our application to the Woodland Trust for a Free Tree Pack. 420 Trees will be arriving at my house in the first week of November. We will have an “event” probably on the weekend of 9th and 10th November to plant them the following weekend. But people are welcome to […]

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October 8, 2013

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Woodland Trust Free Trees


The Golden Fleece Cricket Club are delighted to have been awarded a free tree pack from The Woodland Trust as part of their Free Tree Pack Scheme. Each spring and autumn the Woodland Trust supplies free tree packs to community groups, schools and youth groups across the UK. Packs enable groups to plant more trees, […]

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May 28, 2013

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Kissing Gate to nowhere!

Kissing gate

The Golden Fleece Cricket Club has been in the news recently. Not for the grand opening of our new pavilion or the first match at our new ground, but for the kissing gate that Wiltshire Council installed for us in the new field at Haines Croft. We have had articles on the BBC website and […]

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January 3, 2013

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Return to Cricket

Return to Cricket

The Golden Fleece Cricket club based in Whitley just outside of Melksham has teamed up with Wiltshire Council’s Return to Sport Initiative to offer Free cricket Nets and Coaching for over 18s. The nets will be held at the new indoor facility at Melksham Oak School and run for 8 weeks starting on Sunday 27th […]

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April 24, 2012

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Erlestoke Away – 22nd April 2012

Some inspired captaincy from stand in skipper Neil Gibson, saw the Golden Fleece triumph against long time rivals Erlestoke & Coulston CC. (Shame his batting wasn’t inspired). On a day of sunshine and very heavy showers, both of hail and rain, the game was reduced to 35 over a side. Fielding first, GFCC kept the […]

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January 27, 2012

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Registration Fayre

Registration Fayre

The Golden Fleece Cricket Club will be holding their first ever Registration Fayre at Whitley Reading Rooms on Saturday 31st March 2012. 10am to 4pm We are raising money for the new ground. Planning permission was given last year and the new square is down, but there is still a lot to do. There will […]

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