Club Strategy & Community


As it reaches its 170th birthday in 2023, Gala Cricket Club has launched a new strategy which will aim to ensure the club has a bright future. 

Gala Cricket Club was founded in 1853, making it one of the oldest sports clubs in Galashiels which has enjoyed on the field success in recent seasons.

The new five year strategy aims to ensure the club has a sustainable future on and off the field, focussed on four key themes – growth, community, legacy and inclusive.

The strategy was launched in March 2023 within Heriot Watt University’s Gateway Building at its Galashiels Campus.

Mike Halls, Chair of Gala CC, said: “We have a long and proud history at Gala Cricket Club but we want to ensure the club also has a bright future, starting with our new five year strategy.

“We have achieved a lot in recent years thanks to the efforts of volunteers, players, community supporters and sponsors. But we also know there are lot of improvements we need to make if the club is to survive and thrive, which is why we have created this new strategy. 

“We would love to see anyone interested in finding out more about the strategy, or getting involved in taking it forward. Please contact us via the website or [email protected] to find out more.”