Youth News

News Update

New Group for Y1 and Y2 starting on Wednesday 1st May from 4:30 to 5:15.
This will be an introduction to cricket based on having fun whilst learning the basics of the game. Please let anyone you know who may be interested and get them to come along and give it a go.


The Friendlies and League Fixtures have now arrived with the first fixture on Friday 26th April for the U10s against Winton. We've got 7 teams this year and all the details of the fixtures will be on their way to you in the near future.

We've managed to keep the membership subscription to £20 again this year. Forms are available at winter training or on the website

http://www.swanagecricketclub.co.uk/downloads.html

2018

Summer Training

Summer training begins up at the cricket club after Easter. We've tried to keep most of the days and times the same as last year with a few changes.

Tuesdays (starting 23rd April) - U11s - 5 - 6pm
Wednesdays (starting 1st May) - New U7s group - Years 1 and 2 - 4:30 - 5:15
Wednesdays (starting 24th April) - U10s 5:30 - 6:30
Thursdays (starting 25th April) - U8s 4:30 to 5:30
Thursdays (starting 25th April) - Girl's U11s 5:30 to 6:30
Thursdays (starting 25th April) - U13s 6:30 to 7:30
Thursdays (starting 25th April) - Women and Girls' Softball 6:45 - 7:45
Fridays (starting 26th April) - U15s 5:30 - 6:30

WINTER TRAINING

Winter training continues at The Swanage School until the weekend of Saturday April 6th and Sunday April 7th at the usual times below

Saturday AM          930 - 1030 - U10s
Saturday AM         1030 - 1130 - U8s and Girl's U11s
Saturday AM         1130 - 1230 - U12s/U13s/U14s/U15s
Sunday PM             430 - 530 - U11s
Sunday PM             530 - 630 - Women's Softball 
Sunday PM             630 - 730 - Adult/Older Juniors 

If you are interested in playing cricket please contact
Tim Ives at: timswanagecricket@gmail.com


Fund Raising

Despite being out of season lots is still happening and we once again we have been fortunate to have had a quiz put on by Geoff and Tracy at the White Swan.With a guest question master - Geoff, dressed as W.G. Grace, raffle and home cooked food the night raised an amazing £957. Thanks to them as well as to Ross and Di and the staff of the White Horse for a great night.

We have just finished our year as one of 3 local causes being supported by the local Coop. Thanks to all of you who signed up to donate to the cricket club. The final cheque will be presented on Saturday 24th in store sometime between 12 and 1 when we will get the third and largest part payment. Overall we've been given over £14000 which sets the club up in a great position to move forward into the future.

Youth Sponsors

Once again the Youth Section has been supported by so many people and companies.

Hoodies - Purbeck Kitchens, Swanage Holiday Properties Ltd, Ellis Jones and Neaves Rowing Services Ltd

Shirts and Caps - Woodlands Landscaping and Building Services, Suttles, Linkrider, C and C Engineering and the Masala.

Thanks to Dino's for providing all the BBQ food at the Fun Day and to MKL Accounting for paying for the trophies. Also to Wright Marine Services for their kind sponsorship of the Youth Section

Youth Match Balls for the whole season have been bought by C and C Engineering Ltd
Their and your support has made it possible for the Youth Section to really flourish.

Thank You from all of us involved players, parents and coaches


Results 2018

With all our teams now having played their first matches of the season it is time to get the results section up and running. Already we've had some wins and some defeats  and of course one match rained off. For the full match reports click on more or for the great individual performances have a look at the Youth Honours Board..

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Youth Honours

The Youth Honours Board has proved a great success with last year having seen even more great performances than in 2016.

With different styles of matches the criteria for the board is different depending on the age group

U9s, U10s and U11s - 15 runs or 2 wickets
U12s, U13s - 20 runs or 2 wickets
U15s - 20 runs or 3 wickets
U18s - 30 runs or 3 wickets

Anyone taking 2 catches or getting 2 run outs will also get on the Honours Board
Good partnerships and bowling spells also feature of the honours board as do great performances from our county and district players, Kwik Cricket Awards for our younger players and this year new players making their Swanage debut

Click on the link below to see more details of who is on the Honours Board.

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Membership

Prices and membership forms for 2018 now available on on our membership page.

If you have any questions about membership please contact Tim Ives or use the contact form on the website.

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Other News

An impressive new range of Swanage Cricket Club clothing is available from the club through CJI. A new order will be going in soon if you want to order anything

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