WDCA Girls Cricket and female open age Coaching course.
The cricket season for girls cricket in the WDCA is soon to commence. For the Under 17’s Wednesday 30th October, and for the Under 14 girls on Wednesday 4th November, 2019 at 5pm are the starting dates.
At this point there are 10 teams nominated in the Under 17 competition including one from the South West Cricket Association and there are likely to be similar numbers in the girls Under 14 competition.
All Clubs with junior teams are seeking new players. The Under 17 girls play T20 rules with modifications in regard to batting and bowling and have an opportunity to bat for a second time in the innings if over permit. There is centre wicket play with a 142gm leather ball in use. The Under 14 girls follow the Level 1 junior formats model whereby teams can comprise of 6,7 or 8 players for matches. All players have opportunities to bat, bowl, wicket keep and rotate in the field. A soft 142 gm pink ball is utilised in these matches with the game played on a cut grass pitch.
Women’s Level 1 Community Coaching Course- Warrnambool
For the first time, the WDCA in conjunction with Cricket Victoria has organised for a female based coaching course to be conducted in Warrnambool in line with and in support of the interest shown by women in creating an overage Women’s competition.
This course is to be held next Monday night at Our Lady Help of Christian School, Selby Road Warrnambool commencing at 6pm to 9.30pm. This course will be presented by Stephen Field from Cricket Victoria, Coaching and Talent Development Specialist and will provide participants with a kitbag of valuable coaching skills ,drills and tips that can be passed on to our junior female players and overage women in their training sessions.
Any women on or over the age of 17 can participate in this course. The course is also ideal for girls who are now just completed their Junior cricket involvement want to continue their involvement in cricket.
Please circulate this notice widely and encourage female parents, team managers and other helpers at clubs to attend.
It is important that interested people first register as they will need to create an Account and obtain a Cricket Australia login. There is no cost associated with the course. Participants only require to be casually dressed, bring a water bottle and a bat if you have one. If not, bats will be available for use on the night.
Any queries please contact myself or Director of Girls Cricket, Jodi Keane.