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Establishing Balwyn Cricket Club
JG Craig Competition Under 15
Balwyn Cricket Club
invitation to any young cricketer
to attend our special J.G. Craig Shield (formerly R.M. Hatch) training sessions and
vie for selection
in the final Balwyn Cricket Club J.G. Craig Shield Squad.
J.G. Craig Shield is a
high standard prestigious competition
conducted by the Victorian Sub-District Cricket Association in the month of January for cricketers at the
Under 15 level
It is an
invaluable learning experience
for a young cricketer to play in this competition on
at the grounds used by 1st XI teams of the Sub-District competition.
All 28 Sub-District teams field a side and some of the best cricketers in the metropolitan area and also some from country areas participate.
Players must be
under the age of 15 years
First and foremost we want the players to
in the J.G. Craig Shield Competition. We want them to
learn from the experience
improve their cricket skills
. We would like them to be part of a competitive team. Whilst it is good experience for the players to play in a winning team,
winning matches at all costs is not our objective
. We would like players to
play the game in a proper spirit of sportsmanship
and to enjoy themselves in the process.
What We Offer
Balwyn Cricket Club has
(turf and synthetic practice pitches)
and match facilities
. We offer sensible, intelligent and supportive coaching from experienced and
qualified coaches and senior players
. Transport to and from games can be arranged and all reasonable endeavors will be made to minimise disruption to family holidays. Our aim is to
give every player a "fair go"
a chance to perform
. However, we will not pursue this to extremes to the detriment of the more talented players.
, irrespective of ability,
are welcome to attend training
. However, all should be aware that J.G. Craig Shield is a high standard competition and the
final squad will be selected on ability
. The standard of the squad can vary considerably from year to year. We suggest young players, if they are in doubt,
attend training and judge for themselves
whether their skill levels are comparable to those of other players at the training sessions.
batsmen and wicket keepers must wear helmets
both in practice and in matches. In
addition fielding restrictions apply
: no fieldsmen other than those in the slips cordon may field within 11 yards (just over 10 metres) of the batsmen.
For any further information, please contact:
Please contact the Coach for training details.
. Please see the fixture in the menu under
MyCricket > Matches > Fixture
. Matches are 45 overs per team. The competition runs for
in a round robin competition with the Final at the end of January.
Our notable results:
• 2016/17 - Runner-Up
• 2015/16 - Qualifying Final
• 2014/15 - Winners
• 2008/09 - Finals
• 2004/05 - Runner-Up
• 1978/79 - Runner-Up
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