Girls U11, U13 & U16
REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2019-20 PLAYING SEASON will open on 1 August, 2019
The 2019-20 playing season for all Junior Girls Grades is as follows:
Start day: 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, 2020.
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.
All girls in School Years 1 through to 4 play in mixed teams. However those in Years 5 and above are welcome to play either in a mixed team or in a "Girls Only" team
From School Year 6 onward, all girls play in the Auckland Cricket girls (only) competition with a choice of different age groups and formats.
A summary of the playing options for the Girls Grades are as follows: (Note that Auckland Cricket have advised that they are extremely flexible in granting dispensation so that girls can play with friends).
Girls U11 (Players must be Under 11 as at 1st April-8 players per team).
1. Option 1: Friday evening T12 Softball Smash-starting at 5pm.
2. Option 2: Saturday morning T20 Hardball Smash-starting at 9.30am.
Girls U13 (Players must be Under 13 as at 1st April-9 players per team). Please note that players can play on Saturday only, or Tuesdays only, or both days.
Option 1: Saturday mornings T20 Smash, starting at 9.30 am.
Option 2: Tuesday evenings T20 Hard Ball Smash, starting at 5.00 pm.
Girls U16 (Players must be Under 16 as at 1st April).
T20 Hard Ball Smash. Saturday mornings, starting at 9.30 am.
Full details of the 2019-20 Junior Girls Playing Conditions can be found on the Auckland Cricket Website. Ages are as at 1 April.
All Junior Girls Draws for the 2019-20 season will be available on the Cricket Express Junior Leagues' Homepage on the Auckland Cricket Website under Fixtures & Results.
Auckland Cricket are responsible for cancellations for 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..
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.
Sally Woodfield is the Junior Girls Grade Co-ordinator for the 2019-20 season . Please contact Sally at email@example.com or 021 1290037 for any queries or information relating to Junior Girls cricket.
The Senior Womens’ Head Coach for the 2019-20 season is Rob Nicol. Details to be advised.
All girls teams will have a mid-week practice session which will be advised by the coach once teams have been confirmed.
The Auckland Girls cricket competition involves teams from all over Auckland so can move around. Generally, younger teams will play at the one venue (Melville Park, Epsom). Details of all venues can be found under Ground Maps in the main menu.
Players should wear the Parnell Cricket Club polo shirt which is available from Players Sports, 14 Melrose Street, Newmarket. Ph 522 8170. For soft ball games girls generally wear white shorts, whereas for hard ball games girls should wear white long pants as these are more comfortable when wearing cricket pads. Suitable footwear, such as sneakers, should be worn. A sunhat is essential and PCC caps and hats are also available at Players Sports. For hard ball games, the Club's policy is that all players must wear a cricket helmet when batting and suggest that they acquire their own helmet to ensure best fit. A helmet is provided in each team gear bag. All other required cricket equipment is provided in a team gear bag.
NZ CRICKET HELMET POLICY:
Please click here to view NZ Cricket's policy on the wearing of helmets for cricket players.
COACHING & POLICE VETTING
Please click here to read NZC’s policy re police vetting of coaches.
SELECTING GRADE CRICKET TEAMS:
Please click here to refer to the Club's policy on selecting junior teams.
AGE and STAGE
Please click here to refer to Auckland Cricket’s Age and Stage paper relating to the change in junior formats (2018-19).