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Secretaries could you please distribute this information with immediate effect Scorers Please check your devices are working. Please check your wifi connection - remember all fixtures should be scored with a live connection to wifi or phone data Please check your cricHQ app is the latest version from the app store Please check that the e-mail...

19th Apr 2019

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To view the 2019 rules and disciplinary presentation given at the four recent captains and chairmans meetings, by Will Halton, board director of the Greater Manchester Cricket League please click here

7th Apr 2019

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We are sending a pre season newsletter out via email to include YOUR STORIES: > Any Ground / Clubhouse development work carried out for the new season? > Any new players / exciting news re your club professional for this season? > Any club events / open days / charity fundraising? We will remind you of key dates / new rules / etc. So - please send your photograph / short (no...

25th Mar 2019

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There are a series of mandatory meetings for all team captains (1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th), Club Chairs and any others responsible for disciplinary matters at clubs to discuss the amendments to the code of conduct. All of the above should attend at least one of the events.The revised code of conduct and rule changes will be issued shortly. The dates are:- Tuesday 26th March, 7.30pm -...

21st Feb 2019

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Communications A Cricket League of this size and complexity requires excellent communication links and the League recognise that this is an area for improvement. To help, each of the Board Members have been allocated a number of Clubs who they will communicate with face to face through regular meetings. This arrangement doesn’t replace the existing communication routes via email, but...

15th Jan 2019

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A document has been produced which sets out the Leagues commitments to its Member Clubs and the Clubs commitments to the League. This MoU will help to resolve many difficulties and misunderstandings that as a League we have encountered during our first three seasons. The document should be read and shared within clubs and signed off by the relevant Club Officials and is now available...

15th Jan 2019

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As part of our continuing correspondence on the subject of Managed Migration, the most recent communication was on 09 October 2018, I am able to advise you of the latest position. On 11 December the Home Office published its 'Statement of Changes' to the Immigration Rules. A link to the document below. CLICK FOR MANAGED MIGRATION UPDATE...

19th Dec 2018

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Massive congratulations to those GMCL Clubs who have recently been re-accredited with Clubmark - well done all! Clifton / Roe Green / Stretford / Greenmount / Greenfield / Royton / Stand / Bury

6th Dec 2018

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Does your club need new kit for 2019? Custom Kit are one of the leading suppliers of Gray Nicolls teamwear with everything you need from on field match clothing and training wear to coloured clothing. Minimum 25% discount for all GMCL clubs. Don't forget....Coloured clothing is now permitted and encouraged in the Derek Kay Cup. ...

3rd Dec 2018

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Dear All Following the suspension of the talks between the Lancashire League and the Ribblesdale League it is now necessary to postpone the revamp of the Lancashire Knockout Cup until the 2020 season. Next season the competition format will be as follows: 54 teams in total. LL,NL,LC,GMCL,BCL,RL, and PS top 7 will qualify for next year's competition along with the top 2 from the S&D...

31st Aug 2018

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You will have heard of the hosepipe ban being enforced from 5 August in North West England This is formally known as a Temporary Use Ban (TUB) This is the notice https://www.unitedutilities.com/globalassets/documents/tubfinalweb.pdf you can see that at the top of the second column (below the bullets) that there is a Statutory exemption for the watering of the playing strip for Health...

18th Jul 2018

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There will be no change to fixture start times or dates - the fixtures for this Saturday will be as scheduled. We do understand that this may cause some problems, but have taken this decision to maintain the smooth running of the League. We have also taken into consideration Umpires and scorers availability and lengthened hours, Saturday morning work shift patterns, the possibility of a...

4th Jul 2018

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Everyone will be aware of the issues faced in the east of our area this week and particularly for the clubs on the edge of the moor. We have been in contact with those clubs nearest to the fire and Micklehurst CC are very much in the front line on this with the fire reaching just one field away and the fire fighters attending are currently using their club and ground as a base for...

29th Jun 2018

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Dear Club Officials, Players and Spectators, The League introduced the new Law 42 this season which places greater responsibility on players, captains and officials to uphold the spirit of the game and, all in all this has been well received, but we have had a number of incidents involving player discipline. A lot of cricket is played under the GMCL banner each week, but it is...

16th Jun 2018

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In order to get around personal data sharing issues we are able to offer those clubs that dont have a club e-mail address under gmail or hotmail etc the chance to have their own e-mail address with the league. This can be used in two ways We can divert all mail sent to this account to one of your members or you can run as a separate mailbox which several of your members can...

2nd May 2018

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Automated Bonus Points After the change of ownership at cricHQ the techy guys had to work very quickly to get the automated bonus points working for us for this season as well as other leagues which have slightly different bonus rules. We had tested the system before the start of the season and it worked with all results inputted, unfortunately at the end of the first weekend we found it...

1st May 2018

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Unfortunately we have had 2 teams withdraw this week from our competitions - Kerridge United CC from the Sunday comp & PK Zalmi CC from the GMCL20 having previously withdrawn from the Saturday competition. As a board, the GMCL directors know that there is little chance that new clubs can spring up with new facilities and a ground and we therefore work very hard to support teams that use...

28th Apr 2018

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All clubs must report their starred players list prior to the start of the season, there are a number outstanding The form is here The rules are here at 2.9 Clubs with 3 or more teams must register their best 16 players - the best 5 cannot play at 2nd XI, all 16 cannot play in the 3rd XI or 4th XI Clubs with 2 teams must register their best 5 players who cannot play in the lower...

20th Apr 2018

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Please use the crichQ site here to view the Marstons GMCL20 fixtures whilst we resolve our own websites issue with the display 8 divisions, record number of entries (49) Minimum 5 games - top of each division goes through to Quarter finals on 6th July with Semi finals and finals to be played on 15th July. Thanks

7th Apr 2018

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GMCL JUNIOR SECTION 2018 All results to be posted to cricHQ, league request all games scored on the cricHQ app (except U9) The 2018 competition is split into West and East across all age groups Under 18 West There are two divisions of 6, commencing on Weds 25th April, each team playing home and away to give 10 fixtures. GMCL U18 West(N) Bury, Elton, Greenmount, Heywood, Walshaw,...

18th Mar 2018

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Regarding the announcement from Bamford Fieldhouse CC on the 6th March, when it was officially confirmed to representatives of the GMCL that, despite efforts by Bamford Fieldhouse and the league over the preceding months Bamford Fieldhouse CC would not be in a position to field a team in the premier division for 2018. Bamford Fieldhouse CC have confirmed their commitment to the GMCL and...

15th Mar 2018

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Everyone at GMCL is pleased to be able to support this initiative from a Prestwich CC Junior, Tom Robinson, and we know that Prestwich Cricket Club are excited by this involvement in such a brilliant scheme he has put together to assist the not so fortunate people in South Africa who wish to play this great game. Well done Tom and those who have assisted you including Manchester Grammar...

8th Mar 2018

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2018 sees the 150th Anniversary of Thornham Cricket Club. The club was established in 1868 by a group of local people – ‘mostly dyers, bleachers and finishers’ and has occupied the same ground since that time; the only club in this area to do so. They are very proud of this heritage and their place in the community. As this is such a momentous occasion, they will be...

5th Mar 2018

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As the fine weather bathes the country we start thinking of those red hot days, wearing three layers, sat in a freezing score box scratching marks on a slate whilst your mates run around on a sunny field getting a cooling drink every 5 minutes. Luckily for us, the patron saint of scorers came along and gave us the scoring app to make our lives easier and then soon after came cricHQ...

28th Feb 2018

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Each club must have a lead person for cricHQ matters will all clubs please complete details on this form Click Here

28th Feb 2018

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Junior AGM Notes, held at Elton Vale CC, 12noon, 25 February 2018 30 people in attendance (22 clubs represented) Structure outlined · Entries received for 212 Junior teams · All teams split into East or West section · Within those section the 1st part of season has been split...

26th Feb 2018

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Due to a number of changes in the entrants for various divisions we have had to revise the fixtures across the competitions. The full updated schedule is here Click Here For the Saturday Competition we have sadly lost FOthergills who have been unable to recover after the devestating fire and PK Zali have moved to the Sunday competition. There are now some vacant days on Saturdays and...

12th Feb 2018

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From the Lancashire Cricket Foundation: The Lancashire Cricket Foundation have arranged a UKBA Course (Health & Safety and Safeguarding & Protecting Children) for Overseas Professionals. To confirm, the course is for the following: 1) Overseas Professionals who did their coaching courses in Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. 2) Overseas Professionals who did their coaching course in...

27th Jan 2018

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We want to take this opportunity to congratulate Clifton Cricket Club and also say good luck to them: Firstly, they are in the Cross Cup Final to be played on Saturday 16th September (preferred date). There will be a toss for choice of final venue at the other semi this Sunday between Walshaw and Roe Green (so an all GMCL final assured). In their semi Clifton beat Adlington by seven...

31st Aug 2017

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Cricket Clubs all around the country have embraced All Stars Cricket, the new ECB initiative aimed at getting children interested in cricket from ages 5-8, with thousands of clubs participating in this 8 week summer introduction to cricket. If your club has signed up as an All Stars Cricket centre, you'll need to make sure that your cricket club insurance is fully compliant with the ECB's...

22nd Aug 2017

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In response to earlier communications about the lack of junior fixtures for this season the board want to know which teams from which clubs now want to extend the playing season by arranging additional fixtures in competition groups based largely on their position in the League tables. Can clubs please indicate which teams they want to enter into further competition by close of play...

2nd Aug 2017

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We are pleased to be able to publish our revised structure for 2018, on time, following the 17 applications to join the league at the end of June. Read the document Highlights 11 Divisions with a Premier League and 5 pairs of divisions below Promotion and Relegation throughout in 2018 Regionalisation only at Tiers 5 and 6 For GMCL Clubs Premier League relegation and...

1st Aug 2017

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The GMCL Board met at Greenmount CC last night and as usual covered a wide range of matters and items requiring clarity for clubs and officials. GMCL20 The quarter finals take place tonight, start time 6pm as fixtured. With the final taking place next weekend the games must be decided tonight. It is unfortunate that the weather forecast is a mixed bag for later but the games have to be...

21st Jul 2017

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I attach the list of GMCL Clubs with their respective LCB Affiliation fees which GMCL collect from member clubs and pay over to the LCB. Can clubs please settle their LCB affilation fees by paying into the League Bank account sort code 08-92-99 Account number 65786453 quoting the club name as a reference. Alternatively you can post cheques payable to Greater Manchester...

17th May 2017

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GMCL STATEMENT ON APPLICATIONS TO JOIN THE LEAGUE IN 2018 The Board of the Greater Manchester Cricket League is now able to confirm that we have been contacted by many clubs currently playing in the Pennine Cricket League to discuss their possible membership of GMCL for 2018. Members of our Board have met with a number of prospective member club committees at their request and have more...

14th May 2017

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We now have seven clubs with fully fitted and workingcameras generating live video of games at: Bamford Fieldhouse, Bury, Clifton, Greenmount,Prestwich, Winton and Woodbank. Four other clubs are awaiting installation:Astley & Tyldesley, Egerton, Flixton and Heywood. We will publish the links here before Saturday for you to‘tune in’ to your chosen game(s). What is CricHQ...

10th May 2017

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ExtraCover Insurance new sponsors of GMCL! ExtraCover Insurance, the only cricket club insurance product approved and endorsed by the ECB, run by Yorkshire based brokers Marshall Wooldridge, has signed a three year agreement with the Greater Manchester Cricket League (GMCL) to be their exclusive provider of cricket club insurance. Mark Dearden (pictured left) of ExtraCover Insurance met...

9th May 2017

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