North-West Women’s Cricket provides a girls’ and women’s cricket program from Junior Cricket
which is run by CJCA through to youth girls’ and senior women’s cricket
Girls – School Years 1-4 – Gave a Go and Kiwi Cricket
If your girls are in the youngest age group then typically they start off by playing in the Superstar Academy or Kiwi Cricket program
Both of the clubs Merivale-Papanui Cricket Club and Burnside West Christchurch University Cricket Club have Friday night cricket for this age group which are skills based for both boys and girls. The next stage to play in our Year 5/6 team cricket.
Girls’ Junior Team Cricket School Year 5/6 and 7/8
We have girls’ teams in the Year 5/6 and Year 7/8 Grades playing in the CJCA competition
From Year 5/6 girls can play either in a mixed team with boys in club cricket, or in a girls’ only grade in the Christchurch Junior Cricket Association. North West Women’s Cricket have teams playing in the Year 5/6 girls grade which is played in teams of 8 playing with a match weight incrediball.
We also have a 7/8 Girls’ side who play hardball in a 9 a-side competition. You can read more about Junior Girls’ Cricket
Youth Girls’ Cricket from Year 9
Once the girls attend High School from Year 9 they can now play Youth girls’ cricket which has two competitions U16 for school years 9,10,11 with older girls playing in the Div1 / U19 grade which is the feeder grade to Premier Women’s Cricket.
some of the 2020/21 U16 side
Girls normally play both for their High School in the Gillette Venus competition (this is played
during the week) and then on Saturday they can play club cricket – this is the major distinction between boys and girls youth cricket in Christchurch, as High School boys cricket is played on a Saturday. You can read more about Youth Girls’ Cricket
Premier Women’s Cricket
The is top grade of Women’s Cricket in Canterbury with many representative players playing for
clubs in the grade. The format of the matches are one day, T20 and during the Canterbury Magicians scheduled season this grades plays in the ‘Kirsty Bond series’ a modified T20 format.
Premier players both enjoying their cricket and improving their game.
Our Premier Women’s side trains twice a week and have both Burnside Park and Edgar MacIntosh Park as home grounds. NWWC are providing a structure to help players improve and progress their game. You can read more about Premier Women and Division 1 Grade