After 80 proud years in the Bolton & District Cricket Association, 2016 sees us embark on a new journey and become founder members of the;
Greater Manchester Cricket League (GMCL).
We pride ourselves on the development of our club from juniors to the facilities and this should stand us in good stead.
The excellence of our junior development and committment to the highest of standards are recognised by the award of CLUBMARK by the ECB. We are also a Focus Club with Lancashire Cricket Board.
We continue to invest in quality coaches at both senior and junior level to develop the playing standards of all our cricketers.
Our current coaching strength is:
1 x UKCC level 3
10 x UKCC level 2
1 x UKCC level 1
We are also dedicated to improving our facilities as funding allows, and have taken significant steps over the last few years to progressively raise the standard of all aspects of our club. If you haven't been down to Gin Pit recently you will be pleasantly surprised.
Training during the summer is on Tues & Fri evenings starting at 6:15pm whilst winter nets are at Old Trafford
Monthly subscription is £23 for 12 months
Training during the summer is on Thursday evening starting at 6:30pm whilst the winter nets are at Westleigh HS on Sunday mornings
Monthly subscription is £5 for 12 months
Outdoor training free
A £5 fee per match is payable for any junior cricketers playing senior cricket
If you are interested in joining our friendly club new junior players are always made very welcome.
For more information contact Paul Finch on 07887371168
If you are interested in joining our progressive and friendly club
we are always on the lookout for quality and committed cricketers at all levels, then please contact us below
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark