wscc junior cricket

Western Suburbs Cricket Club has a proud history in developing junior cricketers into not only fine athletes - but respected young people as well. The Plovers' junior cricket base covers the local suburbs of Rutherford, Telarah, Aberglasslyn, Oakhampton - but it also stretches into Lochinvar, Greta and into central Maitland.

This nursery of talent has produced some of the finest local players over a long period - including names such as Steve Atkins, Peter Edmonds, Anthony Ellicott, Steve Barnett, Darren Herbert, Terry & Neil Crittenden and modern day names such as Aaron Mahony and Mitchell Fisher.

age groups

5-8 years - Woolworths Junior Blasters

What is Junior Blasters?

Junior Blasters is a super fun, safe, social and active program for girls and boys aged 5 to 8. It teaches kids of all abilities the basic skills of cricket. Participants develop fundamental motor skills which set them up for a lifelong involvement in physical activity, as well as important social skills including teamwork and being a good sport!

Each week your child will play game based activities that will keep them active, whilst having fun and making new friends.

Features:

Perfect for boys & girls aged 5-8


For kids still learning the basic skills of the game


Teaches basic cricket skills


8-12 week program


Sessions last up to 60 minutes


All equipment provided


It's safe - we use plastic bats and a rubber ball


Inclusive of children with a disability

By taking part in the Junior Blasters program children will learn the basics of cricket and develop lots of other skills. Each week children will play game based activities that will keep them active, have fun and learn about cricket.

What your child will learn:

Hit a moving ball


Bowl with a straight arm


Throw, pass and catch balls


Track and trap balls


Game sense


Teamwork


Communication


Sportsmanship

This program prepares the child for Woolworths Master Blasters. If your child has these skills they are ready for the next step!

Key features of the program are:

  - Perfect for boys & girls aged 5-9
  - Great for kids still learning the basic skills of the game
  - 8-12 week program
  - Sessions last up to 60 minutes
  - All equipment provided
  - It's safe - we use plastic bats and a rubber ball
  - Inclusive of children with a disability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTER FOR BLASTERS

 
 
8-12 years -  Master Blasters

So what is Master Blasters ?

MILO T20 Blast is a super fun, social, safe, cricket program for boys and girls aged seven to 12. The program is much shorter than traditional cricket, with a maximum of 90 minutes playing time. All the equipment is supplied and the games take place at the same venue each week, at a local cricket club or community centre.

Features:

Perfect for boys & girls aged 7-12


For kids who have basic cricket skills


Play modified games of cricket


Facilitated by accredited deliverers


Minimum 8 week program


All games last up to 90 minutes


We provide all the equipment


It's safe – we use modified equipment including a rubber ball


Exciting atmosphere complete with music and dancing just like the KFC T20 Big Bash League


Everyone gets a chance to bat, bowl and field


Girls only teams, as well as mixed teams are available


Inclusive of children with a disability

What your child will learn:

Judge, respond and hit a moving ball


Run between wickets with calling


Bowl over 14m with a straight arm


Catch and throw over 14m


Game sense


Teamwork


Communication


Sportsmanship

This program prepares the child for Junior Club Cricket. If your child has these skills they are ready for the next step!

 

REGISTER FOR T20 BLAST

 
u/10's - u/16's - MDJCA Competition

The Maitland District Junior Cricket Association runs competitions for boys and girls based on age group between u/10's and u/16's that the Plovers enter teams into. More than just a dedicated program - the team environment promotes a healthy respect between players while also giving children the attention required to develop their cricketing abililites. Teams are entered as required based on registration numbers at the commencement of each season.

The MDJCA will adopt new playing formats introduced by Cricket Australia implemented to grow this great sport.