Junior cricket

The Weston Creek Molonglo Junior Cricket Club is a community cricket club that welcomes girls and boys from nine to 17 years old to learn and play cricket in the ACT junior competitions

 

Our introductory Blasters program introduces cricket to kids from 5-10 in a fun way. With both girls, boys and mixed gender teams, and grades for all abilities, come and give cricket a try - it's good to be green!!!

 

Our Values

  • Our club teaches children how to play cricket, have fun and play within the spirit of the game

  • We coach the fundamentals of the game and encourage all our players to become better cricketers.

  • All kids get an equal chance.

  • We rely on parents to volunteer to run the club, including coaching, umpiring and scoring.

 

Our Cricket Programs

Junior Cricket

We play in the Cricket ACT competitions for children in Canberra and surrounding parts of Southern NSW and use the Junior Formats Stages and rules of play which have modified rules for children.

 

There are three stages relevant to different ages:

  • Stage 1 for children who are 9 and 10 years old: 7-a-side, 20 overs a side, played on 16 metre pitch with a softer ball, everyone bats, bowls and fields played on Friday nights and Saturdays.

  • Stage 2 for children who are 11 and 12 years old, 9-a-side, 20 overs a side, 18 metre pitch with a leather or hard ball), with aged base Under 12 and U13 competitions on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Stage 3 For youth who are 14 and older , 11-a-side, 30 or 40 over games, played on a standard pitch with a leather or hard ball on Saturdays and Sundays with aged based competitions from Under 15s to Under 18s played on Saturday and Sundays.

Girls Cricket
WCMCC is truly committed to engaging and supporting girls and women's cricket. Girls can play in our mixed teams with boys or in our girls-only teams:

  • Stage one (Girls Cricket ages up to 12) 

  • Stage two (Girls Cricket for ages 12 and up)

  • Stage three (Girls Cricket for ages up to 17)


Uniforms and Equipment
All players must wear club shirts and caps or wide-brimmed hats at games. These can be purchased when registering.

Blaster Cricket
Junior Blasters

An entry-level program for ages 5 to 7 to teach children the basic skills of the game in a fun and safe environment. Players receive a 'participant pack' as part of registration fees including: bat, ball, hat, bag and drink bottle. Games are on SATURDAY mornings at the enclosed oval opposite the Weston Creek Labour club in Teesdale Close Stirling. The program combines skills tuition and playing for fun. Parents help out with coaching and umpiring.

Master Blasters

A super fun, social, safe, cricket program for boys and girls aged 7 till 10. All players receive a cap as part of the registration and a shirt from the club on the first game day. Games are on FRIDAY nights at the enclosed oval opposite the Weston Creek Labour club in Teesdale Close Stirling.