Goldsithney CC withdraw from the Cornwall Cricket League

Goldsithney Cricket Club have withdrawn from Division 3 West of the Cornwall Cricket League due to player shortages.

They joined the  Cornwall Cricket League in 1949. 

They were readmitted in 1965 and progressed to Senior Division 2 in 1973.

They were promoted to County Division 1 for two spells -1995-1997 and 2004-05.

Their highest finish was seventh in 1996.

Former club secretary Wally Hodges became Secretary of the Cornwall Cricket League from 1981 to 1989.

In 2014 Giles Lawrence broke the league record scoring 1703 runs in Division 4 West at an average of 113.

He hit eight centuries of which seven were 157 or more, the highest 239.

He also hit six sixes in an over.

That year Goldsithney also won the West Penwith Evening League’s Runiciman Cup.

They previously won it 1937, 1959, 1961, 1964 and 1992.

They also won the West Penwith Saturday League  in 1936, 1956, 1958, 1959 and 1964.

It became a midweek  Evening League in 1966 with Goldsithney taking the title  in 1973 and 1992.


Their 2021 Division 3 West  games have been reclassed as friendlies.

Players have been deregistered and are 'Free Agents' with no transfer forms required.


Club Facebook Post

Kerry Pellow- Club Secretary  16 July 2021

Good morning this is the hardest thing to do after a lot of time and affect put in to the club fran has decided with a heavy heart to pull out of the rest of this season so we have not folded but will hopefully be back strong next season in div 6 x