Girl's Cricket (Hardball)

Girl's Hardball Smash Under 11

Playing age: Players should be Under 11 on September 1st. 

Teams: Maximum 8 players per team.

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

Hours of play: 9.30am - 12.00pm

Practices: Usually an hour and a half session every other Sunday morning with a Grafton Coach.

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 GUCC Office. For all hardball cricket, the club's policy is that all players must wear a helmet.

Clothing:  There are no requirements for GUCC shirts but light coloured clothing is encouraged. GUCC Shirts are available from Cricket Express.    

Coaching:  The Club is reliant on volunteer support to coach and manage these teams. The team's coach or coaches 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 the free online Advanced Foundation course and attend a practical element that will be held at Grafton. Coaches must be police vetted by NZC. Contact the Grafton office for more information.

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. 

Full playing conditions can be found under the Downloads tab 

Girl's Hardball Smash Under 13

Playing age: Players should be under 13 on September 1st.

Teams: Maximum 9 on the field. 

Playing options: Saturday morning T20 or Tuesday night T20 

Hours of play: Saturday (9.30am - 12.00pm) Tuesday (5pm - 7.50pm) 

Practices: Usually an hour and a half session every other Sunday morning with a Grafton Coach. 

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 GUCC Office. For all hardball cricket, the club's policy is that all players must wear a helmet

Clothing:  There are no requirements for GUCC shirts but light coloured clothing is encouraged. GUCC Shirts are available from Cricket Express.    

Coaching:  The Club is reliant on volunteer support to coach and manage these teams. The team's coach or coaches 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 the free online Advanced Foundation course and attend a practical element that will be held at Grafton. Coaches must be police vetted by NZC. Contact the Grafton office for more information.

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. 

Full playing conditions can be found under the Downloads tab