Women’s & Girls Cricket

Cricket Australia is spot on when it contends that “cricket is not only a great game it is also a force for social change. Cricket helps build character and produce fine people. It builds friendships, develops teamwork, and creates a sense of belonging. It embeds the ethos of a healthy lifestyle and what it means to have fun.  Significantly, it breaks down barriers, helps bring communities together and unites a nation.  Australian Cricket is proud of what our game can offer to everyone. With this pride comes an important understanding of our obligation to ensure our game touches the lives of all Australians. We are committed to delivering on this. Our commitment stretches to all sections of our society, including girls and women.”

The Hampton Cricket Club strongly endorses Cricket Australia’s National Female Cricket Strategy and is committed to increase our female engagement with a strong focus on grassroots access and opportunities for everyone to be a part of this great game.  We hold a firm belief that the growth in female cricket at a community level will not only enhance our club and community, but will deliver more female players and fans that will continue to expand Australia’s favourite sport – Cricket.

Hampton’s Girls Cricket

Hampton had two teams in the All-Girls Cricket Competition last year and are looking to expand this year.

The AGCC was established in 2013 to provide an opportunity for girls to play cricket with and against other girls.  We have opportunities to enter teams at Under 11, Under 13 and Under 16 level (although we can get dispensation for players to play as an older player – particularly if they are new to the game).

This something we are very passionate about as a club, but for it to grow we need even more players.  If you are keen to play, you will need to get all your friends, sisters, daughters, nieces, and cousins to sign up.  At Hampton our junior program focuses on fun, development, and participation – and the All-Girls team will be no exception.

Key Dates 

We have a very fluid situation presently and will advise dates for training, season launch, and first games as soon as we have more clarity. We will act in accordance with the advice of the governing bodies, who will be advised by the health officials.

Registration

Registration is $250 which will include all your games, all your equipment and a Hampton shirt (for new players) and cap.  Click the following button to register online.

There is plenty of information specific to the All-Girls Competition on their website or you could check out this brilliant set of FAQs which should cover off everything you need to know.

Volunteers

We always need extra hands to help with the early days of your child’s cricket career.  If you are keen to help out as a coach, team manager, scorer, BBQ cook, drink waiter, pitch sweeper, stump inserter, witches hat distributer – or just a supporter – we are keen to have you along.  We will gladly pay for you to do accreditation courses to help you, but also have a heap of talented people who are more than happy to offer advice and assistance.  If you have an hour to spare, I strongly recommend you complete the introduction to cricket course.  It is very informative and is all done online in your own time.

Parents playing Senior Cricket

We have plenty of opportunities for parents to play senior cricket as well.  We have six senior sides with games on Saturday or Sunday.  Skill level is varied, and experience is not a pre-requisite so if you are keen to play on a regular or fill-in basis, please contact Glenn Finkelde via email or on 0400130737.  It is a great opportunity to get back into the game.