A Potted History


  The records show that the league was first contested in 1955 between Cotswold Hills, Minchinhampton, Cirencester and Lilley Brook


Painswick joined the league in 1967


Broadway and Stinchcombe Hill joined in 1968


Ross on Wye joined in 1970


Cirencester did not contest in 1971, but re-joined the following year


Ross on Wye did not contest in 1974


In 1976 Lydney and Coleford joined the league and two divisions were played – the main one as Foursomes, the second division as Fourball. However, Lydney only played in the second division


The biggest change took place in 1978 when Cleeve Cloud, Gloucester and Tewkesbury Park joined, and the league was played as two Foursomes divisions


Amberley (now Minchinhampton Old) joined in 1979


Gloucester did not contest from 1983 to 1985, rejoining in 1986


Ross on Wye rejoined in 1984


Cotswold Edge joined in 1986


The current Chairman, Arthur Hughes-Hunt, was elected in 1988


Alan Cale was elected Secretary in 1991


Forest Hills joined in 1993, and won the second division at their first attempt!


The first NGFL Cup (donated by Arthur Hughes-Hunt and Alan Cale) was played at Broadway on 16 October 1994, and was won by Minchinhampton


The next major change took place in 1997 when Puckrup Hall, Brickhampton and Naunton Downs joined, and the league was split into three divisions of six teams.


Rodway Hill joined the league in 2003, but had to withdraw halfway through the following season


South Cerney joined the league in 2005, but had to withdraw halfway through the following season.


Lydney withdrew from the league at the end of the 2008 season.


Minchinhampton Old withdrew from the league at the end of the 2009 Season.


Ross on Wye rejoined the league in 2010.


South Herefordshire joined the league in 2011.

South Herefordshire left the league at the end of the 2013 season.

Arthur Hughes-Hunt retired as Chairman at the end of the 2015               season and was replaced by Stuart Masson from Minchinhampton at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. 

Lydney rejoined the league in 2017

Tewkesbury Park withdrew from the league at the end of the 2018 season






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