Get out the whites as the cricket season is here. The A Grade T20 competition will be played over the weekend, with the first games at Endeavour Park starting at 9am Saturday. All other senior grades begin too. Check MyCricket for the season draws.
On Tuesday September 16th, Eliza West from Queensland Cricket will be in Townsville to conduct a training and information session on MyCricket, how to use the system and how it will benefit your club.
- Date: Tuesday 16th September
- Venue: Tony Ireland Stadium, Function Room
- Time: 6pm Onwards
The purpose of the session is to up skill cricket administrators/volunteers in using the MyCricket system. After the session, you’ll be able to perform the tasks for your club including: entering results and player scorecards, registering players, managing your members database, using the communication tools (email & SMS) plus much more.
MyCricket is a free online resource that provides a home for community cricket in Australia. The system assists clubs & associations in managing a wide range of tasks including:
- Manage Fixtures and Results
- Match Results & Scorecards
- Team Selections
- Houses Club & Player statistics
- MyCricket Scorer app (live scores)
- Free Websites
- Communication (Email & SMS)
- Manager Member details
- Online Registration and Payments
- Track Player Movement (Transfers & Clearances)
- FREE MyCricket Club Website including the Club App
- MyCricket Scorer App, and the opportunity to generate interest for your club/association by having live scores.
- Benefits of an up-to-date members database.
- Honour Board & Office Bearers
- Inputting Historical data
If you have any queries about the session, please contact Regional Cricket Officer – Simon Edge for more details. You can also RSVP for the session by emailing or phoning Simon.
Plus you can also review the new 2014/15 MyCricket Administrator Season Guide by clicking on this link: My Cricket User Guide 2014/15
We look forward to seeing you there.
If you are interested in teaching the art of swing bowling, what and how to coach juniors, and how to run a quality net session, please come along to the North Queensland Coach Education Seminar on Friday 8 August at Tony Ireland Stadium.
Current Queensland Bulls bowling coach Chris Swan will host the session along with other Queensland Cricket staff. It starts at 5.30pm (just after the close of play in the Australia A game) and will run till 7.30pm.
For catering purposes, please register with Simon Edge – firstname.lastname@example.org or 0409 520051.
Bring your kids along to have a taste of either MILO In2CRICKET (ages 5-8) or MILO T20 Blast (ages 7-12) where your child will have loads of FUN playing cricket! There will be special guest appearances from Australia A players , the Brisbane Heat mascot ‘Heater’ and giveaways!
The MILO In2Cricket for children 5 to 8 years old will be on Monday 11 August, running from 4.30pm til around 6pm, at Endeavour Park cricket grounds, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville.
The MILO T20 Blast event for children 7 to 12 will be on Tuesday 12 August, also starting at 4.30pm at Endeavour Park.
Registrations are essential. To do so, go to www.playcricket.com.au and search for ‘kids’ cricket in or around ‘4814’. Register under ‘Townsville Come & Try Events (QLD Cricket)’ for either in2CRICKET or T20 Blast.
For more info, please contact Simon Edge on 0409 520 051 or email@example.com
Australia A will play South Africa in two 4 day matches at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville starting on Thursday August 7. The Australian squad includes test players Phil Hughes, James Faulkner and Moises Henriques. Queenslanders Ben Cutting, Chris Lynn and Peter Forrest will also play in Townsville.
The teams have been playing one day matches in Darwin recently, and the Townsville games will be the culmination of their Winter program.
While the teams are in Townsville, the players will take part in several junior development programs to help local youngster with their game. There will be two “Come & Try” days for kids to come and experience both the In2Cricket & T20 Blast programs. There will be plenty of giveaways on the day with current Australian players in attendance. Kids up to the age of 16 are also free entry into the matches at TIS.
There will also be Sign-On activities happening on Sunday 10th August where we will setup an activities area outside the ground giving local clubs the opportunity to promote their junior programs to both kids and parents. On the day if a child puts down their details as an expression of interest for the clubs programs the Adult present will receive a free ticket into the ground.
For details of the Come and Try days and sign-on activities, please contact Simon Edge from Queensland Cricket on 0409 520 051 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Australia A squad for the matches in Townsville
Jason Behrendorff (WA)
Tom Cooper (SA)
Ben Cutting (QLD)
James Faulkner (c) (TAS)
Callum Ferguson (SA)
Peter Forrest (QLD)
Josh Hazlewood (NSW)
Moises Henriques (NSW)
Phillip Hughes (SA)
Chris Lynn (QLD)
Peter Nevill (NSW)
Steve O’Keefe (NSW)
Chadd Sayers (SA)