West Junior Cricket


Welcome to the virtual home of junior cricket in the west of Scotland!  Right here on westjuniorcricket.com you can find everything you need to know about junior cricket in the West District.  This includes the latest news and views from the West District Junior Cricket Union, the Cricket Scotland Academy (West), Regional Development Centre (West) and Western Warriors representative sides. 

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Latest news and notices



West Development Manager update [posted 26/11/15]

Tim Hart has circulated his November 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.



2015 Super 8s [posted 25/11/15]

Tournament Director Tim Hart has circulated the entry form for the 2015 indoor Super 8s tournament.  Clubs are asked to please complete the form and return it to Tim, even if it does not wish to enter any of the competitions.


AGM [posted 23/11/15]

The WDJCU AGM took place this evening and all its formal business was transacted.  The election of office bearers and Committee members saw Ammar Ashraf (East Renfrewshire CC) join the Committee, Richard Young (Weirs CC) stepping down.  The minutes of the meeting can be found online, here, as can Chairman Dougie Johnstone's report.


Regional Development Squad (West) squad announcement [posted 23/11/15]

Tim Hart writes, "Following the talent trawls in October, and several players being invited to attend the first couple of the winter sessions, the Regional Development Centre (West) ("WRDC") is delighted to be able to announce its main winter training squad for 2015-2016.  Fourteen players, from eight different clubs, have been offered the opportunity to become part of this training squad.  Congratulations should go to these players - and to all those coaches who have played, and continue to play, a vital role in the development of each individual player.  The WRDC will also be running a small 'Development Squad' during 2015-2016 winter programme.  Full information about this squad will be released during December."


Upcoming coach education opportunities [posted 17/11/15]

Tim Hart writes, "Sunday saw the completion of a busy few weeks of Coach Education & Development opportunities within the west region.  Experienced tutors Colin McDougall and Gill McElnea were able to deliver a 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children' workshop (attended by nine candidates from five different clubs) and a 'Basic First Aid for Sport' course (eight candidates from five clubs) - both of which took place at Titwood (Clydesdale CC) in Glasgow.


"Thanks must go to Colin and Gill for delivering the workshops and to all the candidates who attended on the day."


World Class basics [posted 11/11/15] 


This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it writes "The second workshop in the new Cricket Scotland "World Class basics" programme took place in the west region, on Tuesday the 10th of November.  The focus of this workshop was batting, fielding and performance analysis.  "The workshop was attended by fifteen coaches, from ten different clubs (ranging from as far afield as Galloway CC and Stirling County CC) – and coaches from the Regional Development Centre (West).

"Thanks to all the coaches who made themselves available to attend either, or both, of the World Class basics workshops – and to the Cricket Scotland Performance Coaches for providing a really valuable insight into their views on how we can all help our players to develop."


World Class basics [posted 05/11/15] 


This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it writes "The first workshop in the new Cricket Scotland "World Class basics" programme took place in the west region, on Wednesday the 4th of November.  The workshop, which took place at Hutchesons' Grammar School, focussed on bowling, and strength and conditioning, and was attended by eight coaches, from six different clubs – and coaches from the Regional Development Centre (West).   The next workshop in the series is taking place on Tuesday the 10th of November and will focus on batting and fielding/performance analysis.  Any coach wishing further information about the upcoming workshop should contact me."


TOPClub news [posted 05/11/15] 


This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it writes "Congratulations to Hillhead CC who have obtained Cricket Scotland TOPClub accreditation.  The North Glasgow club received their "Active" certificate on Wednesday the 4th of November, when two of their coaches attended a coaching workshop."


AGM notice [posted 02/11/15]

WDJCU League Secretary This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it has announced the date and location of the 2015 AGM.  Titwood, in Crossmyloof, Glasgow, the home of Clydesdale CC, is the venue, with Monday the 23rd of November 2015 set as the date, the meeting starting at 7.30pm.  Formal AGM Noticeshave been  circulated to member clubs.


Upcoming coach education opportunities [posted 29/10/15]

There are a number of coaching workshops coming up in November, here in the west:


"World Class Basics, 1" (bowling and, strength and conditioning), Wednesday 4 November;

"World Class Basics, 2" (batting, fielding, performance analysis), Tuesday 10 November;

"Basic First Aid for Sport", Sunday 15 November; and

"Safeguarding and Protecting Children", Sunday 15 November.


More information on all the courses can be provided by Tim Hart (07825-172346).



News archive

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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