2016 Ladies and Girls Cricket
Ladies Cricket is set to re-launch at Kenilworth Wardens CC this season alongside new girls teams. There will be free Ladies coaching sessions this summer backed by "Sportivate" Sport England Lottery funding
In addition the brand new junior girls section, at Under 13, Under 11 and Under 9 age groups, will start training on Friday nights, with softball tournament teams planned for the Under 13's and Under 11's.
With 5 Saturday teams and 2 Sunday teams there is plenty of opportunities to play cricket this year. To manage selection we use Doodle polls to check on player availability - if you don't complete them then you can't be selected. So please fill them in as soon as possible and keep them updated if your availability changes:
Saturday Doodle Poll until June: Here
Sunday Doodle Poll: Here
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark