Posts Categorized: Junior News

Geddington triumph in U15 County Cup final

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Overview The Vitaly Under 15 National Club Championship 2018 was contested between 3 teams following the unfortunate withdrawal of Old Grammarians before the tournament began. That left Geddington Cricket Club, Overstone Park Cricket Club and Brackley Town Cricket Club to battle it out in a round robin format to determine which side would be the… Read more »

New DBS Application procedure in place

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On 23rd October a new procedure for applying for or renewing a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check was introduced. This replaced the old paper based application. All applications must now be  initiated by an accredited DBS verifier within cricket who knows the applicant and the role that they are carrying out. In practice, this means… Read more »

County Age Group squads celebrate season of sucsess

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Last Saturday saw the coaches, parents and players of Northamptonshire’s County Age group squads gather at the County Ground to celebrate successes of the 2017 season. This had been a particularly fine season for the County, with the Under 17 Boys sharing the County Championship title with Sussex (our first victory at this age group… Read more »

VACANCY: All Stars Champion

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Role: All Stars Champion Contract: 1 year fixed term Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 Delivery area: East Midlands – positions available working for Leicestershire CCC – Community Team, Lincolnshire Cricket and Northants Recreational Cricket.   Role Overview Do you want to inspire kids and families to get involved with Cricket? Do you love sport? Do you… Read more »

All Stars Cricket – the first, fun, active form of the game for 5 to 8-year-old boys and girls

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The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today launched the first nationwide entry-level participation programme for cricket, with the aim of getting 50,000 boys and girls excited by the game this year. A new generation of families will be introduced to cricket through All Stars Cricket, a major new grassroots initiative which starts in May…. Read more »

Northamptonshire Breaks New Ground with First Cricket Board Run Shop

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Saturday 4th March will see the official opening of Northants Cricket Shop at the County Ground. Visitors will see some immediate outward differences between this new venture and previous incarnations, with feedback being addressed on issues like availability of stock and opening hours. The truly innovative difference between this and other Cricket Shops in Northamptonshire… Read more »

All Stars Cricket launches in Northamptonshire

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Wednesday evening saw the County Ground hosting the very first regional roadshow in support of the new All Stars Cricket programme. All Stars Cricket is an ECB nationwide programme that is designed to inspire five- to eight-year-olds to take up cricket and provide a great first experience of the game. 20 clubs from Northants were… Read more »

t20 Skills Masterclass 2017

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Northants Steelbacks are holding a 20/20 themed Masterclass on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th February. 2017 Natwest t20 Blast winning Coaches David Ripley, Kevin Innes and Phil Rowe will be joined by former county players as well as current members of the professional staff. The Masterclass will include specific scenario coaching related to the exciting format of 20/20. This programme will… Read more »