Junior Cricket - Formats Under 10, 11, 12 and 13

Junior Cricket players can register in either Hardball Smash LO30, T20 or Soft Ball Sixers competitions. Basic outlines of the different competitions can be seen below and full playing conditions are available at Auckland Cricket Playing Conditions

To register click on 'register as member' at the top right of your screen and follow the on-screen instructions. When selecting a team click on 'choose teams' and then the type of competition you want to play in.

HARD BALL - LO 30 OVER 

Playing age: This competition is only available at Under 12 and Under 13 (Age cut off date is1 April). It is designed for more serious players and the number of teams is limited so selection trials will be held in pre-season.

Teams: Maximum 8 players on the field 

Playing conditions: 30 overs with a 16m pitch length and 30m boundary.

Hours of play: 9.30am – 12.00pm Saturday mornings

Subscription: $160

Practices: As and when parent coaches are available. Teams usually train from on Monday or Wednesday evenings at Ken Maunder Park with club coaches are available for support. Exact times will be notified once teams are formed.

Gear: Playing & coaching gear required will be supplied to the team coach at the start of the season, please help the team look after it. More gear is available as needed, please contact the SNLCC Office. For all hardball cricket, the club's policy is that all players must wear a helmet.  Helmets and boxes are considered personal items and are not supplied in the team gear bag. Children are welcome to bring their own gear, but please name and phone number it!

Clothing: SNLCC coloured playing shirts are available for purchase from Cricket Express. These can be picked up in store or online at Cricket Express. Players are encouraged to wear white cricket pants and rubber soled shoes. Check out Cricket Express for your options. 

Coaching:  Suburbs provides quality coaches on training nights but is also reliant on volunteer support to coach and manage these teams. The team's coach/es take team practices, are responsible for the gear bag and help to set up games on Saturday mornings. Don't worry! We have lots of resources to help you if you're new to coaching and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  All of our coaches must complete a simple police vetting process online. They are also encouraged to complete the free online coaches course offered by NZC and attend a practical element that will be held at Suburbs. 

Cancellations:  ACA will cancel all junior and youth morning cricket should there be an Auckland weather advisory from the Metservice advising that it is unsafe to travel to games. This will be communicated through the ACA website or Facebook. ACA encourage Coaches/Managers to contact their opposition if they are unsure whether the game is going ahead. 

Players in this age bracket can register in either Hardball Smash LO30, T20 or Soft Ball Sixers competitions. Basic outlines of the different competitions can be seen below and full playing conditions are available at Auckland Cricket Playing Conditions

To register click on 'register as member' at the top right of your screen and follow the on-screen instructions. When selecting a team click on 'choose teams' and then the type of competition you want to play in.

HARD BALL SMASH T20 

Playing age: Teams will be entered in Under 10, Under 11, Under 12 and Under 13 (Age cut off date is1 April)

Teams: Maximum 8 players on the field 

Playing conditions: 20 overs with a 16m pitch length and 30m boundary.

Hours of play: 9.30am – 12.00pm Saturday mornings

Subscription: $160

Practices: As and when parent coaches are available. Teams usually train from on Monday or Wednesday evenings at Ken Maunder Park with club coaches are available for support. Exact times will be notified once teams are formed.

Gear: Playing & coaching gear required will be supplied to the team coach at the start of the season, please help the team look after it. More gear is available as needed, please contact the SNLCC Office. For all hardball cricket, the club's policy is that all players must wear a helmet.  Helmets and boxes are considered personal items and are not supplied in the team gear bag. Children are welcome to bring their own gear, but please name and phone number it!

Clothing: SNLCC coloured playing shirts are available for purchase from Cricket Express. These can be picked up in store or online at Cricket Express. Players are encouraged to wear white cricket pants and rubber soled shoes. Check out Cricket Express for your options. 

Coaching:  Suburbs provides quality coaches on training nights but is also reliant on volunteer support to coach and manage these teams. The team's coach/es take team practices, are responsible for the gear bag and help to set up games on Saturday mornings. Don't worry! We have lots of resources to help you if you're new to coaching and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  All of our coaches must complete a simple police vetting process online. They are also encouraged to complete the free online coaches course offered by NZC and attend a practical element that will be held at Suburbs. 

Cancellations:  ACA will cancel all junior and youth morning cricket should there be an Auckland weather advisory from the Metservice advising that it is unsafe to travel to games. This will be communicated through the ACA website or Facebook. ACA encourage Coaches/Managers to contact their opposition if they are unsure whether the game is going ahead. 

SOFTBALL SIXERS - Under 11 

Playing age: Players should be Under 11 on April 1.

Teams: Maximum 6 players per team. 

Playing conditions: 12 overs, 16m pitch length and a 30m boundary,

Hours of play: 8am - 9.20am  Saturday mornings

Subscrition: $70

Practices: Optional - to be confirmed once teams named

Gear: No protective gear required. Bats, stumps and balls provided.

Clothing: Closed in shoes and a sunhat for practices and games, there are no requirements for Suburbs shirts but light coloured clothing is encouraged. Suburbs Shirts are available for purchase from Cricket Express (store or online).  

Cancellations: ACA will cancel all junior and youth morning cricket should there be an Auckland weather advisory from the Metservice advising that it is unsafe to travel to games. This will be communicated through the ACA website or Facebook. ACA encourage Coaches/Managers to contact their opposition if they are unsure whether the game is going ahead.