Cricket NSW have now formulated a complete female pathway for girls wanting to play cricket. In 2018/2019 there are many options for girls only cricket at the Wakehurst Redbacks.
a) The entry level program will continue. This is called the Junior Blaster and will run as a twilight event on Friday nights. It is a lot of fun for the girls – music, games, skills. The intended age group is 4-6 year old girls with limited cricketing experience. The Junior Blaster will be run at Hews Parade, Belrose between 5.30-7.00pm
b) Master Blaster for Girls 7 – 8 with limited cricketing experience.
c) MWJCA Sixers Girls Leagues for Girls Under 11. 7 aside with semi hard ball. Each player faces 17 deliveries.
c) For older girls there is a cricket league for you. The Sixers Girls Cricket League is a 9 a side T20 format. This league is in 3 age groups. Under 13 and Under 15
The options for girls only cricket for the upcoming season with the WRCC:
Girls 7 -8 years of age (with limited cricket experience)
The Master Blaster GIRLS program will again run as a twilight event on Friday night. This competition commences on 27 October. This competition is modified rules and played with a soft ball. Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if your daughter is interested in joining this competition.
Girls under 11 years of age (with limited cricket experience)
The Sixers Girls Cricket League is a home and away competition played between 10.30am – 12.45pm on Saturday Mornings. This competition is modified rules, Semi-hard ball, 7 a side facing 17 deliveries each.
Please contact us email@example.com if your daughter is interested in joining this competition.
Girls Under 13 and Under 15 (dispensation considered for those older)
The Sixers Girls Cricket League is a home and away competition played between 1 – 3.30pm on Saturday afternoons.
The competition will start on 20 October and run until 16 March 2019.
The u/13 and u/15 competition will be run by the Manly Warringah Junior Cricket Association and will be played on grounds around the Manly Warringah area. It is 9 a side T20 format with the u/15 age having some longer versions towards the end of the season. The competition is traditional in that “out you are out”. It uses a 142g leather ball.
More information on the Sixers Girls Cricket League can be found at www.sydneysixersgirlscricket.com.au.
Option to join a predominantly boys Saturday Morning Mixed Team
Girls can play up to 1 year below their age group
Saturday morning 8th September to 16th March. Type of play is dependent upon age group.
Wakehurst Redbacks Juniors
If the above girls only options don’t suit, your daughter may be interested in joining a “mixed” Saturday morning Juniors team. Girls can play up to 1 year below their age group in this competition.