CRICKET IN SCHOOLS

Auckland Cricket offer many opportunities for children across the region to be involved in cricket activities.

Below is a summary of our programmes offered for Primary and Intermediate schools. For more information or to get your school involved, please contact Amanda Davies.

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BATFIRST

BatFirst will put a bat in the hands of every Year 3 child that attends a Decile 5 or lower school in Auckland.
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GIRLS SMASH
Girls Smash is a fun and social programme for girls in school years 3-6. Offering girls of all skill levels an opportunity to experience cricket in a fun, inclusive format.
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YEAH GIRLS

Yeah! Girls sessions are girls-only hubs across Auckland for 10–17 year olds, and all about giving it a go, games focused on having fun and being active with your friends.

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AWARENESS
With an emphasis of fun, kids learn the key elements of cricket, including batting, bowling and fielding.
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CLUSTER DAYS
Schools are clustered to their local cricket club and can enter team(s) for the clubs Cluster Day and play other local schools.
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EDEN PARK FESTIVAL
The Eden Park festival is played at the Outer Oval in term 4. Winning teams from regional year 5/6 tournaments, held by RSTs and local clubs, are eligible to enter.
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T10 QUIKHIT
A modified version of cricket that provides a fun, fast and enjoyable experience playing cricket for Year 7-13 players new to cricket.
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SATURDAY SCHOOL TEAMS
A number of schools take advantage of coaching, facilities and subsidised fees many clubs offer. If you have kids interested in playing cricket, we can help connect you with a club.
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AC DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
The Auckland Cricket Development Foundation (ACDF) may assist with funding to install and repair artificial wickets and practice nets.
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COLLEGE SPORT

For all secondary school cricket information, visit the College Sport website. 

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