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Boys Junior Cricket – Want to play?

 

Junior club cricket will take place on the following days and times during the summer. The finish times below for 5th and 6thGrade are approximate. If you would like to register to play or require more information contact Garfield on 021 532 393 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Have-a-go(5-7 years old) in Ashburton on Wednesdays from 3.30-4.30pm starting on Wed 26th October. There are Giveaways at every session, which is held at the Ashburton Domain, Walnut Ave (6 sessions before Xmas and 6 sessions in the New year). Your School may also offer this programme

In Methven the sessions are held on Thursdays from 3.30-4.30pm starting date TBC Methven Domain (6 sessions before Xmas and 6 sessions in the New Year)

                                                                                 

7th Grade/ Kiwi(8 & 9 year olds) Games are held on Fridays from 5.15-6.30pm starting on Fri 28th October. There are some Giveaways for the players and games are held at the Ashburton Domain, Walnut Ave. Games are played with a soft ball and Kiwi gear. This grade is made up of school and club teams. Your club or school will advise regarding practices.

                                                                                                                                                                        

6th Grade(9 & 10 year olds) Games are played on Saturdays from 9.00-11.30am starting on 29th October at various venues such as  Ashburton Domain, Methven Domain, Mt Hutt College, Lauriston CC. This grade is made up of club teams and is the first grade where a hard ball is used.

 Practices: Once per week, your club will advise.

                                                 

5th Grade(10 & 11 year olds) Games are played on Saturdays from 9.00-11.30am starting on 29th October at various venues including Ashburton Domain, Methven Domain, Mt Hutt College, Lauriston CC. This grade is made up of club teams.

 Practices: Once per week, your club will advise.

 

4th Grade(11,12 & 13 year olds) Games are played on Saturdays from 1.00-6.00pm starting on 29th October at various venues including Ashburton Domain, Methven Domain, Mt Hutt College, Lauriston CC. This grade is made up of club teams

Practices: Once per week, your club will advise.

 

3rd Grade(Secondary School) Games are played on Saturdays from 1.00-6.00pm starting on the 29th October. This grade is made up of teams from Ashburton College, Methven C.C and Lauriston C.C

 Practices: Once per week, your club will advise

 

Junior Representative Cricket

The best players from the various grades are selected to represent Mid Canterbury in games and tournaments against other districts and metropolitan areas. The best performing players from the tournaments are selected to represent Canterbury in games against other provinces or to attend the U18 National Tournament. The Year 8 or Primary team competes in the South Island Primary Tournament involving all districts and metropolitan areas on the South Island. Following the various tournaments from Year 8 up to U18 the best players from Mid and South Canterbury are selected to represent the Southern Districts team which competes against Christchurch and Canterbury Districts in Tri or Quad series held in January to provide the best players with more cricket of a good standard.

 The following Mid Canterbury Representative teams are selected annually: Year 6, Year 7, Year 8 (Primary), Year 9, U16 and U18.

Girls Junior Cricket – Want to play?

 

Junior girls cricket will take place on the following days and times during the summer. The finish times below for Year 5/6 and Year 7/9 teams are approximate. If you would like to register to play contact Garfield on 021 532 393 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Have-a-go(5-7 years old) - Girls learn to play with the boys therefore times and venues are the same as above.

                                                                                

7th Grade/ Kiwi (8 & 9 year olds) - Girls learn about applying the skills learnt in Have-a-go to a game format with the boys. The format, times and venues are therefore the same as above.

                                                                                                                                                                      

Year 5/6: Games are played on Saturdays from 9.30am-12.00pm starting date TBC – This team competes in the Christchurch Junior Cricket Year 5/6 Girls competition. They play about 16 games during the season with about half of those in Ashburton (Domain), the other half at venues in and around Christchurch. A hard ball is used with protective gear. Mid Canterbury supply all the gear.

Practices: Once per week, your coach will advise.

                                               

Year 7/8: Games are played on Saturdays from 9.00am-12.00pm starting date TBC – This team competes in the Christchurch Junior Cricket Year 7/8 Girls competition. They play about 16 games during the season with about half in Ashburton (Domain), the other half at venues in and around Christchurch. A hard ball is used with protective gear. Mid Canterbury supply all the gear.

 Practices: Once per week, your coach will advise.

 

Year 5/6 (School Competition) Games are played on Wednesdays from 3.45-4.45pm starting on 26th October – This is an 8-a-side schools based competition, using a soft ball and plastic kiwi gear. Schools can enter their own team or combine with another school to form a team.

Practices: Suggested once per week, your school will advise