Junior Section

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Here, at Philadelphia Cricket & Community Club, we are extremely proud of our commitment to our junior cricket.

 

Currently, 3 players of the Durham County Cricket Club senior squad, i.e. Ben Raine, Scott Borthwick and Matthew Potts, all represented Philadelphia CCC at junior level.

 

The Club runs 5 junior teams, i.e. U11, U13, U15 and U18s, We also enter an U14 team in 1 cup competition only.

Although there is no lower age limit to be able to play for the U11 team, coaches, in consultation with parents / guardians will assess the skill development, physical and mental readiness of the child concerned to ensure they are playing at the appropriate level.

In making a decision to ‘play up’, coaches will ensure the child continues to enjoy their cricket, the experience is positive and developmental and the child has a supportive peer network. ‘Play up’ is applicable both indoors and outdoors.

Our junior section is very much a family affair and we encourage the whole family to be part of it.

All of our junior teams are managed by fully qualified coaches.

All juniors regardless of gender, ability or experience are welcome.

Winter Indoor Nets

The Club runs indoor training/coaching from November until March.

Specific dates/times/charges will be advertised here when they are agreed.

Charges are made for indoor nets.

Outdoor Nets

The Club runs outdoor training/coaching from March until the end of the season.

Specific dates/times will be advertised here when they are agreed.

There are no charges for outdoor nets.

Summer Camps

The Club is aiming to run cricket camps during school holidays.

Further information will follow.

Coaches

The Club has several qualified coaches but are always keen to welcome additional help.

So, if you are over 17, then please contact Tom Acton on 0795 816 0145 to discuss coaching possibilities.

Matches

Our junior teams play their matches as follows:-

U11s - Sunday morning

U13s - Wednesday evening

U14s - as arranged

U15 - Monday evening

U18 - Tuesday evening

Please click here to view scheduled games.

Awards Evening

The Club holds a junior presentation evening at the end of the season when all family members are invited.

 

Policies and Procedures

Please click here to view our existing policies and procedures relating to junior cricket.

All Stars and Dynamos Cricket

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The Club is an All-Stars Cricket Centre.

All Stars Cricket is the England and Wales Cricket Board’s entry level participation programme, aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.

For more information please click here.

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Dynamos Cricket provides a fantastic next step for all those graduating from All Stars Cricket and the perfect introduction for all 8 -11 year olds new to the sport.

For more information please click here.

The Club would like to thank all parents for their commitment and assistance throughout the year.