Boys Cricket: (U10, U11, U12, U13).

Youth Cricket: (U14, U16 & U19).

REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON are now open.

CHANGE TO PLAYING FORMAT FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON.

This season, junior and youth players will be playing in age determined grades (as at 1st April) instead of by the previous School Year grades. This refers to players (both boys & girls) in Year 5 and above).

  • WHEN

 The Saturday playing season is as follows:

First Competition Round: Saturday 2nd November.                                                                   Last playing day before Christmas: Saturday 14th December.                                                   Restart post-Christmas: Saturday 1st February, 2020.                                                           Final playing day for season: Saturday 21st March.

The Midweek playing season is as follows:

First competition round: 5/7 November. Last round prior to Christmas break: 10/12 December. Post-Christmas Start: 11/13 February, 2020. Season End: 17/19 March

Please click here to see the Auckland Cricket Club Playing Dates Calendar for the 2019-20 season. A summary of the Auckland Cricket seasonal playing dates for all grades can be found by clicking here.

  • WHAT

    A summary of the Junior & Youth Boys competitions formats are as follows. However, please click here to see the full schedule of the Auckland Cricket Junior competitions for the 2019-20 season.

Cricket Formats:

1) U10 Boys:

  • Saturday morning T20 Smash, starting at 9.30 am. (Hardball).

2) U11 Boys:

  • Saturday morning T20 Smash, starting at 9.30 am, (Hardball), or

  • Saturday morning T12 softball smash, starting at 8.00 am (12 overs), or

  • Friday afternoon T12 softball smash, starting at 5.00 pm (12 overs).

3) U12 Boys:

  • Saturday afternoon LO 30, starting at 12.30 pm.

  • Saturday morning T20 Smash, starting at 9.30 am.

  • Tuesday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 5.00 pm.

    (Players may play in just one Saturday competition, and in the Tuesday afternoon competition; or just one Saturday Competition or the Tuesday competition only).

    Trials will be held for the Saturday afternoon LO 30 competition only. Players not selected for this grade will be allocated to the Saturday morning T20 competition.

4) U13 Boys: (Half Season Pre Christmas only).

  • Saturday afternoon LO 30, starting at 12.30 pm.

  • Saturday morning T20 Smash, starting at 9.30 am.

  • Saturday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 12.30 pm.

  • Thursday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 5.00 pm.

    (Players may play in just one Saturday competition, and in the Thursday afternoon competition; or just one Saturday Competition only or the Thursday competition only).

    Trials will be held for LO 30 and Saturday afternoon T20 teams. Players not selected for these competitions will be allocated to the Saturday morning T20 competition.

5) U14 Boys: (Full Season).

  • Saturday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 12.30 pm.

  • Thursday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 5.00 pm.

    (Players can play in just one or both of these competitions).

6) U16 Boys: (Full Season).

  • Saturday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 12.30 pm.

  • Wednesday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 5.00 pm.

    (Players can play in just one or both of these competitions)

7) U19 Boys: (Full Season)

  • Saturday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 12.30 pm.

  • Wednesday afternoon T20 Smash, starting at 5.00 pm.

    (Players can play in just one or both of these competitions)

Club of Origin:

This is a six week competition for U13, U15 & U17 players only, and will be spread over the whole season. Details to be advised.

  • PLAYING CONDITIONS

Full details of the 2019-20 Junior Playing Conditions for this grade can be found on the Auckland Cricket Website. 

  • DRAWS

The Year 2019-20 season draws will be available on the Cricket Express Junior Leagues' Homepage on the Auckland Cricket Website under Fixtures & Results.

  • CANCELLATIONS:

Auckland Cricket are responsible for cancellations for all grades from U10 and above, including all Girls grades. Any cancellations or ground changes will be posted under Cancellations on the Cricket Express Junior Leagues' Homepage on the Auckland Cricket Website by 7am of the day in question.

  • SCORING

All scoring should be done using Auckland Cricket's live scoring and management system, CricHQ 

The results of all games must be entered in CricHQ by 5pm on the Monday after the weekend of play.

  • CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please contact the relative Grade Co-coordinator for any queries throughout the season.

  • Under 10: Sarah Wilby on 021 849600 or sarahwilby@windowslive.com

  • Under 11: Janeen de Zoysa on 021 02435098 or janeene@gmail.com

  • Under 12: Tony Burt on 021 985567 or anthony.burt@eastimperial.com

  • Under 13: Jacqui Sinclair on 021 522781 or jacqui.sinclair@outlook.com

  • Under 14, 16 & 19: Phil Horne on 021 8734819 or phil@parnellcricket.co.nz

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • TRIALS

Pre-season trials for Junior grades (if required), will be taken by the Club’s professional coaches. Dates and times TBA.

  • TEAM PRACTICE TIMES:

Weekly team coaching times will be set by each team's  coach at the start of the season. In addition, all teams will have regular sessions with Parnell's professional coaches at the Shore Road nets-actual days TBA.

  • WEAR:

Players should wear the Parnell Cricket Club polo shirt and white long pants which are available from Players Sports, 14 Melrose Street, Newmarket. Ph 522 8170.

This season Junior players will wear a coloured shirt-to reflect the T20 & LO formats on offer. Suitable footwear should be worn. A sunhat is essential and PCC caps and hats are also available at Players Sports.                                                                                                        All batsmen must wear a cricket helmet when batting.