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Latest news and notices
West Development Manager update [posted 09/04/14]
Tim Hart has circulated his April update on what's going on in here in the west in community development. His update was sent to clubs' Junior Convenors, and there's a copy here online.
Schools cricket news [posted 04/04/14]
The draw for the west regional qualifying section of the 2014 Cricket Scotland National Secondary Schools' Cup was released this morning. The section will see eight schools compete, in a straight knock-out format, with the sectional winner going on to represent the west at the national Finals Day on Tuesday the 17th of June. The draw can be found online here.
TOPClub award [posted 04/04/14]
Tim Hart writes, "East Kilbride CC are the latest west club to receive Cricket Scotland TOPClub accreditation. The Torrance House club received their certificate as part of the their weekly Thursday evening indoor training session at the John Wright Sports Centre. Congratulations to the South Lanarkshire club on their award."
Coaching and TOPClub update [posted 31/03/14]
Tim Hart writes, "Congratulations to the five candidates who successfully completed the Glasgow-based ICC Introduction to Cricket course, during March. This takes the number of candidates who have successfully completed the course throughout the west region this year to 23. Congratulations to all these people and to their clubs who have encouraged them to attend and have supported them through the course.
"Inverclyde CC are the latest Club to receive their Cricket Scotland TOPClub accreditation. The certificate was presented when I visited an after-school session the club was delivering to one of its local primary schools. Congratulations to the Gourock club on their award."
Coaching course update [posted 27/03/14]
Tim Hart writes, "Congratulations to the eighteen candidates who successfully completed the ICC Introduction to Cricket course, which was delivered at the David Keswick Centre, in Dumfries, during March. Dumfries CC, Galloway CC and St. Michaels CC all had representatives who completed the course - representatives who will hopefully go on to provide support to the existing coaches working at each club."
Combined teams "home" grounds [posted 26/03/14]
A new page has been been added to the website that lists where combined sides will play their "home" league matches. If any clubs want their "home" game venues added, please email WDJCU Secretary
ICC Introduction to cricket course [posted 20/03/14]
wants to remind people that the ICC Introduction to Cricket Course, planned for Monday the 24th and Monday the 31st of March, is definitely taking place. The course, which will be held at All Saints Secondary School in Glasgow, costs £35 and anyone wishing to book on to the course should contact Tim directly.
Inter-area tournaments, 2014 [posted 18/03/14]
Tim Hart has circulated information, including tournament playing conditions and the schedules of matches for 2014's inter-area matches. Again being played at Under 12 and Under 14 age-groups, these tournaments are the first steps in players' journeys along the player development pathway and are a crucial stepping stone as a result.
You can find the rules and playing conditions online, as well as the playing schedule.
Old news can be found online, in the WDJCU archive section, the Academy archive section, the RDC archive section, and the Area Group archive section. News is generally archived monthly.
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