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Shenley Village CC - 4th XI vs. Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Saturday
last Saturday, 13:00 - Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Sat 15 Jun
Shenley Village CC - 4th XI
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Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI

Welcome

Bamville Cricket Club is based sited on common land where Harpenden Racecourse used to be. Nearest postcode is AL5 1AW: the ground lies a few hundred yards to the west of this location.

We play friendly non-league cricket and are always looking for new members. Why not contact us and try us out!

Bamville has over 50 playing members who come from the general catchment area of Hatfield, Harpenden and St Albans. The club prides itself on being a family club which does not need to enter a league to get enough fixtures. All Bamville's games are friendlies, continuing to fully embrace the Spirit of Cricket as well as its Laws: the club celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2007.

Bamville is the only cricket club to play on a golf course and the outfield includes both a tree and a defunct grass bunker! We are indebted to Rothmans for including Bamville in their excellent book, "The Rothmans Book of Village Cricket", which profiles some of the most interesting village cricket clubs in England:

"Many golfers love their cricket and vice versa, but nowhere are the passions more closely aligned than on Harpenden Common in Hertfordshire. Every Sunday after two o'clock in summer the members of Harpenden Common Golf Club have to yield to Bamville Cricket Club. By then, golfers must be through the fairway of the third so that cricket can be played. It's a par five hole, around five hundred yards, but peaceful co-existence ensures there is never a problem: Bamville always play away on Saturdays. They only pay for the use of their pavilion - to St Albans Council, not the golf club - which gives them their own version of 'the nineteenth hole' for those summer Sundays.

Harpenden Common Golf Club was a racecourse at the start of the twentieth century, then came golf and, in 1932, the cricket club. The cricket team's first President, Jim Joel, was a famous racehorse owner and many workers from his nearby estate played for the club in its formative years.

The square is small - what do you expect on a fairway? - but they work hard on it. It is acknowledged to be a good wicket and respected as 'ground under repair' by golfers when cricket is not being played.

The lure of cricket on a golf course seems attractive enough and the understanding between the two codes of sport ranks as a compromise in the best traditions of English summer sport. There are no reports of any Bamville cricketer ever being disturbed by a cry of 'fore!'....."
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Latest results
Sunday 9 June
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
176
Bamville Cricket Club
177/8
Outlaws
Bamville v Outlaws
Bamville v Outlaws
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Saturday 8 June
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
310/5
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
59
Chorleywood CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 310/5 - 59 Chorleywood CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 310/5 - 59 Chorleywood CC - 4th XI
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Sunday 2 June
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
181
Bamville Cricket Club
104
Pirton
Bamville v Pirton
Bamville v Pirton
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Saturday 1 June
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
155/9
St Albans CC - 4th XI
143
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
St Albans CC - 4th XI 155/9 - 143 Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
St Albans CC - 4th XI 155/9 - 143 Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
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Wednesday 29 May
Saturday
18:00, Friendly
101/8
Rothamsted Research
125/4
Bamville Cricket Club
Bamville v Rothamstead Research
Bamville v Rothamstead Research
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Sunday 26 May
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
263/7
Bamville Cricket Club
264/6
Hendon Edgware CC
Bamville Cricket Club 263/7 - 264/6 Hendon Edgware CC
Bamville Cricket Club 263/7 - 264/6 Hendon Edgware CC
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Coming up
Saturday 22 June
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Flamstead CC - Saturday 2nd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. Flamstead CC - Saturday 2nd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. Flamstead CC - Saturday 2nd XI
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Sunday 23 June
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
Bamville Cricket Club
Markyate CC
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Markyate CC
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Markyate CC
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Saturday 29 June
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Berkhamsted CC - 3rd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Berkhamsted CC - 3rd XI vs. Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Berkhamsted CC - 3rd XI vs. Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
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Sunday 30 June
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
Bamville Cricket Club
Wheathampstead
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Wheathampstead
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Wheathampstead
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Saturday 6 July
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Redbourn CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. Redbourn CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. Redbourn CC - 4th XI
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Sunday 7 July
Sunday
12:30, Friendly
Bamville Cricket Club
Graveley
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Graveley
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Graveley
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Table

Saturday
# Team Pts
1. Bamville CC 120
2. Flamstead CC 120
3. St Albans CC 90
4. Watford Town CC 90
5. Shenley Village CC 70
6. Potten End CC 60
7. Old Albanians CC 40
Videos & photos
22-04-2017 BAM VS KPCC
22-04-2017 BAM VS KPCC
15-04-2017 BAM vs GG
15-04-2017 BAM vs GG
2011 - Intraclub
2011 - Intraclub
2011 - vs. Mayfield
2011 - vs. Mayfield
2011 - vs. Old Albanians
2011 - vs. Old Albanians

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