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2021 League Season

LEAGUE CRICKET RESUMES ON SATURDAY 17th. APRIL

 

Our FULL 2021 League cricket season commences on SATURDAY 17th. APRIL for:

 

Our 1st. XI who will be playing in Division 1 of the Warwickshire County Cricket League.

The 2nd. XI will be playing in the regionalised Division 7 East of the Warwickshire County Cricket League.

 

All matches will commence at 12.30 p.m. and for the first 5 matches, they will take the format of 45 overs a side win, draw, lose.

 

The 3rd. XI will be playing in Division 6 of the Cotswold Hills League but their League season does not commence until SATURDAY 1st. MAY.

 

SATURDAY 17th. APRIL FIXTURES:

1st. XI are away at Solihull Blossomfield – 12.30 p.m. start

2nd. XI are at HOME versus Bablake – 12.30 p.m. start

 

Members and spectators will be most welcome from this date to visit the Club & Ground to watch some cricket there and to support the side(s). However, due to the ongoing Government Restrictions currently in place during the ongoing health crisis, the Rule of 6 (or two households) shall apply when sat together outdoors. The Clubhouse itself and the Bar will be out of bounds and no access can be granted into it, until at least 17th. May, although access to the indoor toilets will be made. Yet outdoor, seated bar facilities at tables will be available for those attending and desiring a refreshment, or two. The Club is having to follow all Government Restrictions and directions from the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Further details of the other League matches to be played, along with Sunday friendlies and Arden Sunday Cricket League fixtures will be posted shortly.

The Club looks forward to seeing you at our Ground from 17th. April onwards.

 

 

26/26/26 for Joe

Congratulations and well done to Joe Atkinson on completing a marathon today, on his 26th Birthday. 26th March, 26 miles completed and over £1,000 already raised for MIND charity for mental health.

Please donate what you can for a brilliant effort and very worth cause, we know Joe is overwhelmed by the support and donations received so far but all well deserved.

Joe completed his Marathon, mostly in the rain, in 3 hours 54.

Donate Here – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Joe-Atkinson7

 

With the year we’ve all experienced, everyone will have had their own size of challenge affecting their mental health. This is not other people who struggle. 1 in 4 of us each year will experience a mental health problem. Mind do remarkable work locally in each of our communities, offering professional support that saves lives.

Let’s ensure together that when it’s tough, we look after the mental health of those around us. Any donations you are able to give are massively appreciated. 

Joe  

JUNIOR CRICKET 2021 – Details

JUNIOR CRICKET DETAILS FOR 2021

 

Kenilworth Cricket Club holds group junior coaching sessions, the details of which vary dependent on age group.

Outdoor group cricket coaching in the Spring / Summer months is at Kenilworth Cricket Club, Warwick Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1FE and is for children in Reception to Year 10. All outdoor group cricket coaching is on either a Tuesday or Wednesday evening or Sunday morning, whilst for Years 10 and 11 cricket sessions are on a Monday evenings.

Read and Click below to find out more about each session. 

 

Monday evening cricket (School Years 10 and 11 – U15 and U16)

Coaching for Years 10 and 11 will be on a Monday evening starting Monday 5th April 2021 between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. The last session will be Monday 19th July 2021 and there will be no coaching in half term week.  (Cost £85 per child – it is expected that each attendee will have their own kit).

 

Tuesday evening cricket (Reception to Year 9 – up to U14)

Group coaching starting on Tuesday 20th April 2021 until Tuesday 20th July 2021 excluding half term week.

Reception to School Year 4 – softball cricket only – 4.45-5.45pm (cost £50 per child – kit that is required will be provided by the club).

School Year 3 to School Year 6 – softball/hardball cricket mix – 6-7pm (cost £85 per child – it is expected that each attendee will have their own kit).

School Year 7 to School Year 9 – hardball cricket only – 7-8pm (cost £85 per child – it is expected that each attendee will have their own kit).

We will endeavour to ensure those attending the 6-7pm and 7-8pm session are invited to play in our age group sides against external opposition.  Please though note that all external games are hardball so we will not select anyone to play until they are ready to play hardball cricket against another club.

 

Teams and Games

We have entered the U9 pairs (Year 3 and 4), U11 pairs (Year 5 and 6), U12 pairs (Year 7), U14 11-a-side (Year 8, 9 and 10) and U16 11-a-side leagues (Year  9, 10 and 11).  U11 pairs games will be played on Sunday mornings and U12 girls are eligible to play in those fixtures.  U16 games are fixed date Fridays.  The remainder are random dates.  No Year 2 downwards may play in a hardball fixture.

There are no match fees for junior games.

 

How to register?

Payments are made through Teamer for the Monday/Tuesday session.  If you are new please text Jane on 07787 343056 with child’s name and the session of interest and your e-mail address and she will add you to our juniors Teamer account so you can register.

All signing up are consenting to being part of our track and trace system.  Full contact details (plus any health issues coaches need to be aware of) will be required and these plus signatures on consent forms will need to be provided at our first session (in a Covid secure manner!)

Registration for Dynamos is as below.

 

Other opportunities – All Stars and Dynamos

We are not running All Stars in the 2021 season.

We are though running Dynamos and all those from aged 6+ to aged 11 may participate in the Dynamos courses.  Spaces will be limited on these courses for the time being as we are endeavouring to keep below 30 active participants – equivalent to 24 players, 4 umpires and 2 coaches.

The Dynamos courses are as follows:

Sunday morning mixed course 9am-10am starting Sunday 9th May 2021 until 4th July 2021 (save for 30th May). Cost is £50.  Registration using https://ecb.clubspark.uk/Dynamos/BookCourse/fb15e888-ddcf-46b5-a59d-4eb8824dded8

Tuesday evening girls only course 5.45-6.45pm starting Tuesday 11 May 2021 until 6th July 2021 (save for 1 June).  Cost is £25 as sponsored by Warwick District Council.  Registration using https://ecb.clubspark.uk/Dynamos/BookCourse/aad6c935-cd8c-4e23-a3ff-8c45a4434f4c  

Two day mixed holiday course Tues 1 June and Wed 2 June 9am – 3pm.  Cost is £55.  Registration using https://ecb.clubspark.uk/Dynamos/BookCourse/f5aa1f94-d85e-4427-b3a3-38f37377e345

Two day mixed holiday course Thurs 3 June and Fri 4 June 9am – 3pm.  Cost is £55.Registration using https://ecb.clubspark.uk/Dynamos/BookCourse/69ff940c-758a-40e2-9d2b-b3167337df3b

Two day mixed holiday course Thurs 22 July and Fri 23 July 9am – 3pm.  Cost is £55. Registration using https://ecb.clubspark.uk/Dynamos/BookCourse/492377f2-0950-41be-8b4f-cff270abba0b

Please note that if you are signing up to more than one Dynamos course these prices include the cost of a Dynamos shirt.  I would assume you only want one shirt so please text me BEFORE registering if you are planning to attend two or more Dynamos courses.  I will then endeavour to send you a separate link when you tell me the combination you are looking to do and you will then only receive one shirt and have a £15 reduction off the total cost.

Dynamo courses will be softball.  Dynamos courses involve coaching and match play based upon the Hundred format.  

 

Other information

All outdoor group cricket coaching is held at Kenilworth Cricket Club, Warwick Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1FE on either a Monday evening, Tuesday evening or Sunday morning.

Parents are responsible for the supervision of their own child whilst they are participating in all junior cricket activities and at the club. 

Our emphasis in all our coaching is on fun and keeping everyone active. 

 

Outdoor Coaching will be cancelled in inclement weather.  There are no refunds for either cancelled or missed sessions.  Where possible you will be informed by e-mail to the e-mail address you provide at registration if the session is cancelled for weather reasons on either a Tuesday evening or Sunday morning provided you have accepted an invitation to join Teamer.

KCC reserve the right to ask your child to cease attending coaching sessions at any time in the event he/she is disrupting the coaching session.

Children may only attend the group session they sign up to at the start of the season.

 

Jane Thomas, KCC Youth Administrator

 

 

KCC Fantasy Cricket 2021

After a brief hiatus last season, the Kenilworth Cricket Club fantasy league is back for 2021. Pick your XI from all Kenilworth CC players to earn points week by week.

A small change in the format with weekly bar prizes for the “Manager of the Week” and the usual cash prizes for the top three managers at the end of the season.

This year the entry fee is £10 payable to Matt Casey by the 1st May, teams can be registered and created in advance by following this link: kenilworth.fantasyclubcricket.co.uk and the season starts on the 17th April.

Keep an eye on all of our social media for updates and winners.

 @Kenilworth_cricket
 Kenilworth Cricket Club
@kenilworth_cc

 

A Winter View of the Clubhouse and Ground

In the sun in the winter after snowfall

 

The snow fell on the Ground. And the sun came out on a cold day. Still a nice view and memories of when we can all be together again fully enjoying the Club and its facilities.