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2017 Youth season is almost here!

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

As you can see from the picture below groundsman Matt Reed has been hard at work on the ground at the Mardyke and we have to say that we are looking forward to the new season which gets underway in a matter of weeks.

Club Registration for the 2017 season takes place along with a kit day on Sunday, 9th April, which will be followed by a Mini Blitz on Saturday, 15th April, at the Mardyke.

At least 3 of our senior youth players will then be selected for a friendly game against Bangor Cricket Club on Saturday, 22nd April, while outdoor training proper begins on Friday, 28th April, at the usual time of 6pm

Cork County Cricket Club Youth Events

Cork County Cricket Club Youth Registration

Check out the Events Calendar on Teamer for more details but important dates at the Mardyke for the diary:

  • •  Sunday 9th April: 2017 Registration & Kit Day starting @ 12 noon
  • •  Saturday 15th April: Youth Mini Blitz 
  • •  Saturday 22nd April: Cork County XI v Bangor Cricket Club
  • •  Friday 28th April: Youth Outdoor Training @ 6 pm

 
John Simon

Youth Chairman

Cork County U12 & U14 Blitz at The Mardyke 

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Cork U12 and U14 Cricket Blitz 2016Cork County are pleased to unveil details of an U12 and U14 Blitz to be played at the Mardyke on Sunday, 31st July. There will be 2 competitions run on the day at both U12 and U14 levels for what we hope will be a great day of underage cricket. Organisation of the event is thanks to Cork County’s Youth Administrator, John Simon, in conjunction with his compatriots at each of the visiting teams so it is hoped for plenty of support on the day.

Can all Cork County players who wish to confirm availability, do so on Teamer by clicking here.

U12 Competition
U14 Competition
Team 1
Cork County 1
Team 1
Cork County
Team 2
Cork County 2
Team 2
Harlequins
Team 3
Midleton
Team 3
Midleton
Team 4
Limerick
Team 4
Limerick
Team 5
Harlequins
Team 5
Lismore

 

Under 12 Competition Schedule

Pitch
Time
Match
Round
1
10am
Cork County 1
v
Harlequins
1
1
2
10am
Cork County 2
v
Limerick
2
1
1
11.15am
Midleton
v
Cork County 1
3
2
2
11.15am
Harlequins
v
Cork County 2
4
2
1
12.30pm
Harlequins
v
Limerick
5
3
2
12.30pm
Midleton
v
Cork County 2
6
3
1
1.45pm
Cork County 2
v
Cork County 1
7
4
2
1.45pm
Limerick
v
Midleton
8
4
1
3pm
Midleton
v
Harlequins
9
5
2
3pm
Cork County 1
v
Limerick
10
5
1
4.30pm
Parent
v
Child
Special
Special

 

Under 14 Competition Schedule

Pitch
Time
Match
Round
3
10am
Cork County
v
Limsmore
1
1
3
11.15am
Harlequins
v
Limerick
2
2
3
12.30pm
Loser Match 1
v
Loser Match 2
3
3
3
1.45pm
Midleton
v
Winner Match 3
4
4
3
3pm
Winner Match 1
v
Winner Match 2
5
5
3
4.30pm
Loser Match 4
v
Loser Match 5
6
Plate Final
3
5.45pm
Winner Match 4
v
Winner Match 5
7
Shield Final

 

Format

Volunteers

ABBEY LOGOThe day will be approx 9 hours tops (9:30am-6:30pm) with 10 teams participating, with up to 100 children on site. The gate will be manned for that period to ensure site security for the kids involved and volunteers will be club members, parents and visiting team mentors/parents.

First Aid

A first aid station will be manned for the day by the for the St Johns Ambulance for day. Cork County will be covering costs via fundraising which will happen on the day.

Food

The club will make food available at a nominal charge for same, however we also suggest that all players bring a drink and some food for the day.

Shield

Cork County will be putting up an U12 and U14 shield for the event.

Bar

The club bar will be open for the day for teas/coffees etc. throughout the day.

Fundraising

The event will be used as an opportunity to fundraise for the club with a raffle being organised with spot prizes which we hope for your support.

Registration

Registration forms will be provided on the day and all players must register prior to playing.

Rules

Underage Cricket Tournament 2016- Format

The tournament will be played between teams with 8-a-side format with maximum of 11 players per team.

No player is allowed to play for more than one team at the same age level. Players are allowed to play for different teams at different age levels.

In an event of dispute, the main umpire’s decision is final. Each participating team is to nominate a main umpire for the day who will be allocated matches to umpire.

U12 Matches will be played using soft cricket balls. Stumps will be provided for each match. Teams/Players must bring their own gear. Points are awarded to teams for the 5 rounds, with the top team being awarded the shield. If teams are level on points, the head to head result between the top 2 teams will decide. If that was a draw then Runs Scored over the entire tournament will decide the winner. Failing this it will be a bowl out.

U14 Matches will be played using Junior Hard balls. Stumps will be provided for each match. Teams/Players must bring their own gear. Format is a knockout competition, with all teams playing at least 2 matches.
Each innings will be of 6 overs or 30 minutes in time, whichever is reached first. For any innings which do not complete 6 overs in 30 minutes, a penalty of 2 runs per ball not bowled will be applied against the bowling side. Club umpires should bring a watch to time innings.

A Minimum of 3 bowlers have to be used, bowlers can bowl maximum of 2 overs.

No Last Man Batting.

No substitution of players is allowed during a match unless a player is injured or unable to play. Substitute will only be allowed to field.

There will be up to 3 matches played simultaneously.

The pitch length will be 22 yards for U14 and 20 yards for U12

A new ball is to be provided at the beginning of each inning for all the U14 games.

If there is a dispute of any sort with any call, Organizers call will be final.

There will be several designated areas for rubbish disposal. Water bottles and other items should be disposed in the designated areas only. Each team manager is responsible to make sure your team members comply.

For further details on youth cricket coaching sessions, please don’t hesitate to contact the following:

John Simon (Youth Administrator)

 

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