For the 2019-20 season the Wairarapa Cricket Association will have the following playing opportunities available to female cricketers:
Junior Club System
Friday Night Cricket – For Girls Year 1 through to year 5/6 cricket can be played via the WCA JCB club system in the following grades – Kiwi, Super 8 & Incrediball. You can find club coordinator contact details via the WCA Handbook or our Clubs / Schools contact page.
Saturday Morning Development Teams – JCB Club & Secondary School – From Year 5 to Year 9 Girls are able to play as part of one of Wairarapa’s Development Girls squads in the JCB Saturday morning Hardball competition. These squads are open to any Girl wishing to play hardball, in a team that values fun and friendship. If your daughter is interested in any of these opportunities, please feel free to contact either one of our Female Development Officer Melissa Hansen ( 027 344 6285 or fdo [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz), WCA Operations Manager Simon Roseingrave (027 495 6884 or development [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz ) or Development Girls coach Brent Register (021 190 9538 or kimboregister [at] gmail [dot] com ).
The WCA has various school competitions for primary / intermediate and secondary female players to participate.
Lone Star Girls Trophy This is a 9 per side Hardball competition for Primary and Intermediate school teams played on Thursday evenings, 16 overs per innings.
T20 Girls: This is a 9 aside hardball competition for Intermediate A and Secondary School teams played on Thursday evenings, 20 overs per innings
Combined Secondary Girls Three combined Secondary Girls (year 9 & above) side play in either the Saturday morning junior college colts competition (Trevor Martin Trophy), or the Saturday Afternoon Colts competition (40 overs). These are open to any female secondary player who wish to participate in a stronger cricketing competition. Again feel free to contact Female Development Officer Melissa Hansen on 027 344 6285 or fdo [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz or Development Manager Simon Roseingrave on 027 495 6884 or development [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz if your daughter is interested in playing.
College 1st XIs The 1st XI competition is still being worked on for the 2019-20 season and will involved at least St Matthews and Wairarapa College, with the potential of some inter school fixtures
Wairarapa Womens Franchise League A T20 club competition with four womens club teams to be evenly created with players from our Senior Womens rep team (Korus) other WCA Female Rep teams, any secondary school girls and any other females wanting to participate. This competition will run for 7 weeks, mid November to mid December 2019 and then again end of January to mid February 2020.
If you are interested in playing send an email to Melissa Hansen: fdo [at] wairarapacricket [dot] co [dot] nz
For the 2019-20 season the WCA will have the following Girls & Women’s representative teams:
The WCA will also have an U13 Development team attend the Lower North Island Girls Tournament (Masterton) for the coming season.
Pre-Season trainings will commence August 2019 and Representative trials will be held in October 2019 (dates to be confirmed).