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this Saturday, 13:00 - Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Sat 20 Jul
Old Albanians CC - 4th XI
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Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI

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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
Saturday 13 July
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
304/8
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
100
Potten End CC - 2nd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 304/8 - 100 Potten End CC - 2nd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 304/8 - 100 Potten End CC - 2nd XI
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Saturday 6 July
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
235
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
183
Redbourn CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 235 - 183 Redbourn CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 235 - 183 Redbourn CC - 4th XI
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Sunday 30 June
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
108/9
Bamville Cricket Club
104
Wheathampstead
Bamville v Wheathampstead CC
Bamville v Wheathampstead CC
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Saturday 29 June
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
186/9
Berkhamsted CC - 3rd XI
229/9
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Berkhamsted CC - 3rd XI 186/9 - 229/9 Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Berkhamsted CC - 3rd XI 186/9 - 229/9 Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
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Sunday 23 June
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
318/9
Bamville Cricket Club
159
Kensworth CC
Bamville Cricket Club 318/9 - 159 Kensworth CC
Bamville Cricket Club 318/9 - 159 Kensworth CC
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Saturday 22 June
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
174
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
241/5
Flamstead CC - Saturday 2nd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 174 - 241/5 Flamstead CC - Saturday 2nd XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI 174 - 241/5 Flamstead CC - Saturday 2nd XI
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Coming up
Sunday 21 July
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
Bamville Cricket Club
Finchley CC
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Finchley CC
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Finchley CC
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Saturday 27 July
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Watford Town CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. Watford Town CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. Watford Town CC - 4th XI
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Sunday 28 July
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
Bamville Cricket Club
Carpenters Arms
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Carpenters Arms
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Carpenters Arms
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Saturday 3 August
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
St Albans CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. St Albans CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI vs. St Albans CC - 4th XI
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Sunday 4 August
Sunday
13:30, Friendly
Bamville Cricket Club
Ivanhoe tbc
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Ivanhoe tbc
Bamville Cricket Club vs. Ivanhoe tbc
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Saturday 10 August
Saturday
13:00, Hertfordshire Cricket League - Regional Division A West
Chorleywood CC - 4th XI
Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Chorleywood CC - 4th XI vs. Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
Chorleywood CC - 4th XI vs. Bamville CC - Saturday 1st XI
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Table

Saturday
# Team Pts
1. Flamstead CC 270
2. Bamville CC 240
3. Watford Town CC 210
4. Potten End CC 120
5. Shenley Village CC 100
6. St Albans CC 90
7. Old Albanians CC 70
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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