Cricket - Information

REGISTRATIONS FOR TERM 4 ARE NOW CLOSED.

Click here to sign up for Term 4 - please note registrations close on Tuesday the 14th of September

SuperSmash Cricket 

The below cricket form is for children who have played cricket before. If your child is a beginner and in Year 1, 2 or 3 they can go along to ‘SuperSmash Cricket ’ which is held on Saturday mornings 9am – 10am at Fergusson Park, Matua. Alternatively on Friday evenings at Tauranga Domain. This is a skills based programme where children learn whilst having fun. The cost is $25 per child for the 8-week programme.

For more information and how to register please check out the flyer HERE.

 

School Cricket: Div 1, 2 & 3

If your child has played cricket before and are ready for the next step depending on experience and age they will be put into a team in either Division 1, 2 or 3.

 

Location:

Location varies depending on the draw. 

The grounds that are used are below;

Fergusson Pk
Waipuna Pk, Welcome Bay
Pemberton Pk, Greerton
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa
Blake Pk, Mt Maunganui

 

Season Dates:

There will be Friendly Matches, for teams that are ready and keen, on Saturday 23rd October (Labour Weekend) 2021. The competition starts properly on Saturday 30th October.

 

Game Times:

Played on Saturday mornings. Hours of play are 9.00am – 11.30am.

Children should be at the game by 8.45am in front of the club room, ready for a 9.00am start.

Div 2 play until around 11.00am, Div 1 play until approx. 1130. The draw is e-mailed to the managers to distribute to their team before the game.

 

Division 1:

Division 1 Gold - is for Year 6 kids (& year 5 who are more skilled).

Division 1 Blue - is for Year 5 kids (& year 6 who are less skilled.)

8 players per team (9 may play by agreement of the coaches)

Games comprise of 20 x 6 ball overs each innings on a 16m pitch, with all bowling taking place from one end only. 

A two piece 142gm leather ball is to be used.

Helmets with faceguard are mandatory. Pads, Gloves & Abdominal guard (males) to be worn.

Teams bring their own gear on the day. PPS Teams are allocated a gear bag at the beginning of the season.

 

Division 2:

Division 2 Blue - is for Year 3 kids (& year 4 who are less skilled.)

Division 2 Gold - is for Year 4 kids (& year 5 who are less skilled).

8 players per team

Games comprise of 20 x 6 ball overs each innings, or 2 equal innings depening on numbers in team. Length of pitch can be agreed between Coaches up to a minimal length of 16m, with all bowling taking place from one end only.

Teams must even up numbers if possible instead of bowling or batting players twice

Incrediball/Wonderball Junior Size ball to be used, with both coaches agreeing on ball before play starts.

Front pads & boxes required for all Batsmen in Gold Division. These are optional for the Blue Division.

Teams bring their own gear on the day. PPS Teams are allocated a gear bag at the beginning of the season.

THE EMPHASIS IS ON GIVING CRICKETERS EQUAL TIME TO DEVELOP CRICKET SKILLS WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT GOING OUT.


Division 3:

For Year 1 & 2 kids (& Year 3 who are less skilled)

Teams to be of 6 players (or an equal number of players)

Teams must be evened up. Use players from other team for fielding and bat your own players again if necessary.

Games to comprise of 2 equal innings.

All equipment supplied at venues: 2 Bats, yellow synthetic ball and two sets of stumps required per game. Coaches will be allocated a practise gear bag at the beginning of the season.

THE EMPHASIS IS ON GIVING CRICKETERS EQUAL TIME TO DEVELOP CRICKET SKILLS WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT GOING OUT.

 

Cost: 

$35 per player for all divisions. Please note a slight increase in price as PPS will now be loaning uniforms to team players as we do for Basketball, Netball, Kiwitag and Rippa.

Payment is  required at the end of the registration process. You must pay when prompted after completing the registration form; or your registration will not reach us.
** Please note that your child will not be entered into a team unless the registration form has been filled out and payment has been made (when filling in the form) by Tuesday the 14th of September **

 

Practice:

Will be confirmed by your coach/manager once the teams have been put together.

 

Uniform:

A PPS Sports Uniform (tshirt and shorts)  will be loaned to the children before the season starts. These must be returned to the Team Manager at the final game. The cost of borrowing the uniform is included in the term fee, however if the allocated uniform is not returned to the Team Manager at the end of the season you will be charged for a replacement uniform.

Team Managers will be expected to collect the team's uniforms after the final game, wash them and return them as a set to the office 7-10 days after the last game.

Div 1&2 – Some children choose to wear white shorts / white pants with their sports top instead which is fine if they choose to do so.

 

Extra-curricular Sports Code of Conduct:

All players and parents are required to agree to follow the PPS Extra-curricular Sports Code of Conduct. You can view this here:  Pillans Point Extra-curricular Sports Code of Conduct

 

PPS Statement of Intent: Children in Sport

All parents should be aware of the PPS Sport Statement of Intent. Click here to view PPS Sport Statement of Intent.

  

EACH TEAM WILL REQUIRE TWO PARENTS TO VOLUNTEER. ONE TO BE COACH, ONE TO BE MANAGER.
Coaches hold the team practises and are present to coach during games.

Managers are responsible for team logistics & organisation e.g. correspondence of practise and game times to all members of the team; key point of contact for PPS Sports & Events Co-ordinator & WBOP Cricket.

These roles can be shared across parents if required. Without parents volunteering for these roles; we are unable to submit teams.

All parents will be on a roster to help with the game. Rostered parents are requested to assist with team organisation and to act as scorers. If you are unable to attend on your rostered day please arrange a substitute and contact the coach. Coaches are responsible for the gear.