Greenwich Junior Cricket Academy – Winter Training Arrangements 2015

Here are the winter training session times and venue for winter training for members of the Greenwich Juniors Cricket Academy. Please read carefully, as there are changes in timings and groups from last year’s arrangements.
GJCA

NOTE: This notice is for all youngsters in Greenwich DDG – those playing for clubs other than GJCA are also welcome to attend these sessions, without obligation, while continuing to play for their other clubs.

This, for example, may be useful if your club’s regular training session is difficult for you to attend.

All Years up to and including Year 8At Avery Hill, starting Sunday 18 January 2014 to 29 March 2014 inclusive, (11 sessions in total)

We split up the age groups, in order to give more age-specific coaching, as follows:
U7s to U9s (Years 2, 3, 4) – 1.00 to 2.00pm
U10s and U11s (Years 5 and 6) – 2.00pm to 3.30pm
U12s and U13s (Years 7 and 8) – 3.30 to 5.00pm
Price: £6 per session, or £50 season ticket
if paid with Annual Subscription (includes all Summer Training and Matches):
U9 and below (Years 2, 3 and 4): £90 (£100 if paid separately)
U10,  U11, U12, U13 (Years 5, 6, 7 and 8): £110 (£125 if paid separately)
Summer Subscriptions include a voucher for a cricket shirt which can be redeemed at our partner clothing site
Please note: if you have difficulty with delivering and collecting siblings, we will make every effort to accommodate them in multiple sessions.Please contact Len Sales if you have any questions specific to the coaching programme on lensale5_2k@yahoo.com or 07814 004396.

Years 9 and 10This year, the Old Colfeians U15 and U16 sides will be operated instead by Greenwich Juniors, providing continuity from the U13 teams. Alex Lorimer remains part of the coaching team. The winter indoor coaching sessions will take place from 8.30 to 10pm on Wednesday evenings, starting Wednesday 14 January until Wednesday 1 April (inclusive) – 12 sessions in total.

Fee is £6 per session or £60 season ticket
if paid with Annual Subscription (includes all Summer Training and Matches):

£120 (£135 if paid separately)
Summer Subscriptions include a voucher for a cricket shirt which can be redeemed at our partner clothing site

Venue

Avery Hill – The Avery Hill Campus of Greenwich University, Avery Hill Road, London SE9 2UG
The multi-purpose sports hall on the Southwood Site is approached via Avery Hill Road. Enter via the gatehouse and make your way round the back to the last car park – the rear of the sports hall is then ahead of you. The sports hall is a large, curved, blue-grey building and the entrance is round to the left, as you look from the car park.
Directions to site: http://tinyurl.com/32k5wx
Please feel to be contact me if you have any questions regarding the above. Email is best, but if your enquiry is urgent, you are welcome to try the mobile.
Clothing and Equipment

Our clothing partner is Kalibazaar, who supply Surridge clothing through an online portal.

Our equipment partner is Cook and Matthews, High Street, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5AQ
Phone: 020 8467 6633

Greenwich Cricket DDG Quiz Night

 Friday 28 March 7 for 7.30pm at Roan

This highly successful event is to be repeated by popular demand.

The event is open to all players, friends, and families in the Academy Community. Entrance is £5 for adults and £3 for juniors. Please book in advance by dropping me an email and paying online or sending me a cheque (although we’ll try to accommodate anyone who turns up on the night).

We’ll also try to run a second-hand bring-and-buy sale on the same evening for kit and equipment.

QuizMaster: Len Sales
Question-Setter: Dan Sales
Video Ref: Andy Pye

Venue Details:
· John Roan School Sports Field; Kidbrooke Park Road, London SE3 9NF

Sun Ya are the official sponsors of  Greenwich Cricket for the 2014 season

Sun Ya are the official sponsors of Greenwich Cricket for the 2014 season

Latest Greenwich District Squads Announced

The latest U10, U12 and U14 squads have been selected and are now able to view in their district cricket pages.

There are now 29 U10s, 41 U12s and 30 U14s who will train throughout the spring to try and claim their place in the final playing squads.

The U10s train at Thomas Tallis every Monday evening, with both the U12s and the U14s training at Avery Hill Sports Centre on a Wednesday and a Friday respectively.

Well done to all the boys selected for spring training and good luck on your selection for the summer playing squads.

Mark Ramprakash Masterclass

Mark Ramprakash Batting Masterclass

Mark Ramprakash Batting Masterclass

It is with great pleasure, that Greenwich Cricket will welcome one of England’s finest ever batsmen, Mark Ramprakash to the borough for a one-off masterclass on 26th January 2013.

Mark, who now coaches the England Lions and Middlesex, will take two sessions at the Avery Hill Sports Centre, Greenwich University, coaching first the U11s, then the U12s upwards (including adults).

The cost for this event is £22 per person.

Please make cheques out to L Sales or G Moir, 16 Abergeldie Road Lee SE12 8BJ asap (with name, address and phone number on the back)

Your place will then be confirmed by text or email.
NB. Sending of cheque does not guarantee place as space is very limited for this hugely popular event.