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Junior News

You will have seen in a previous newsletter the request for those clubs holding Clubmark to complete a questionnaire and we gave a date of the 27th November for this to be completed. If you haven’t done this please do so quickly now. The details requested are HERE To help Clubs to understand the changes we have received the following note from the LCF: The ECB are changing the...

26th Nov 2020

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We will contact all clubs during December giving details of registration dates and any proposed changes to competitions

25th Oct 2020

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The Draft Junior Structure for 2020 is published below along with the presentation from the Junior AGM. The structure may vary before the fixtures are published which will be no later than the end of March. In addition at the Junior AGM a number of rule changes were announced: GMCL Junior Rules 2020 There has been a comprehensive revision of the rules, which for the most part...

4th Mar 2020

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Here is the Entry Form for junior teams into the GMCL league for 2020 - This needs to be returned by this weekend, there will be a chance to edit these up to 15th March, but we need entries now to do a first draft of the league structure for the GMCL Junior AGM (8th March, Elton Vale CC, 10am). It is important that all your junior contacts are on the form and you get their...

28th Feb 2020

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U11s Cup final. A damp day where ball dominated bat with boundaries few and far between The first semi saw DSL take a cluster of Greenmount wickets to come out on top. The second semi greenfield v Friarmere was much tighter. GCC only lost 2 wickets but friarmere restricted them to 237. In reply F scored more freely but lost more wickets. 12 needed off the 2 balls. Penultimate ball...

16th Sep 2019

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Congratulations to our junior cup winners so far. U11 GMCL Cup Winners Greenfield Runners UP Denton St Lawrence U11 Plate Winners - Royton U13 GMCL Cup – Sunday 22nd at Clifton CC U13 Plate Winner - Glossop U15 GMCL Cup Winners Greenmount Runners UP Monton U15s Plate –...

16th Sep 2019

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Under 11s – 15th September – Host: Greenfield CC 10am Denton St Lawrence v Greenmount 12.30pm Greenfield v Friarmere 3.30pm Final Umpires – Coaches/Managers umpire the U11s finals. Host clubs to provide refreshments for players between games. U13s – 22nd September – Host: Clifton CC 10am Denton St...

10th Sep 2019

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Please find details for our next Inter League fixture. Date: Sunday 18th August 2019 Venue: Clifton CC (Manchester Rd, Clifton M27 6NB). Meet: 12:45pm Start: 14:00pm Lunch: Provided Squad: Rohan Fernando © Adam Ali Joe Aston Umar Chughtai Lucas Devine Mason Everton Keshana Fonseka Zach Flaxman (wk) Kartik Joshi...

13th Aug 2019

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All, The GMCL Junior Cup competitions are now underway, with many games being played already. All fixtures are on CriqHQ and the U13/15 plates have been added today (U11 plate will be added Thurs). Following a few questions, here is an overview of the formats and a reminder of the cup regulations. General Regulation The GMCL are happy for the qualification games to be played...

6th Aug 2019

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The draws for the GMCL Junior Cups have now been made, you can view them by clicking on the links below. Please make sure this information is forwarded to your junior managers for their immediate attention. The information can also be accessed by viewing the Junior Match Centre on the GMCL website. Under 11 Cup Draw Under 13 Cup Draw Under 15 Cup Draw Under 17 Cup Draw

28th Jul 2019

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On Sunday 28th July the Greater Manchester Cricket League under 14's will be playing the Bolton Cricket League Under 14's at Clifton Cricket Club with wickets pitched at 2.00pm. The GMCL squad is as follows: Rohan Fernando © Adam Ali Ismail Azfar Umar Chughtai Mason Everton Keshana Fonseka Zach Flaxman (wk) Kartik Joshi Will Potts Luke Prescott...

22nd Jul 2019

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This Sunday our under 12's inter league team have their penultimate group match v Lancashire League at Friarmere Cricket Club off Slack Lane, Delph, OL3 5TR. Due to results in our first two games we are no longer in a position to win this competition therefore I would like to give lads who haven’t played yet an opportunity, also this will give me a chance to plan...

4th Jul 2019

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We have recently received a number of reports and complaints about behaviour at Junior matches, these complaints relate to the behaviour of parents, players and club members and are specifically related to rowdy behaviour and abuse on the field and from the boundary. As a league we will not tolerate this type of behaviour and would expect all clubs to remind all members, players and parents...

29th May 2019

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The ECB has now released its recommended pitch lengths for junior boys cricket after significant research and consultation and organisations across the country. These new pitch lengths are applicable for 2019. The changes focus on efforts to make the game more inclusive and exciting for young players with research showing that that short pitch lengths lead to more positive experience...

2nd Apr 2019

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GMCL 1st December 2018 at Bury CC 10 junior representative from various geographical areas within the GMCL came together at Bury CC to hold a review of the 2018 junior season. The group was joined by Bobby Denning (LCF) and will now continue to meet, discuss, review GMCL junior cricket to make it the best it can be. The main proposals from the meeting are below, please...

5th Dec 2018

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GMCL U14 168/8 v Palace Shield U14 96ao, GMCL Win by 72 runs at Greenmount CC The GMCL won the toss and elected to bat. After a good start the team lost regular wickets and scored a competitive 168, Joe Aston (36), Daniel Stock(28) and Evan Williams(28*) all contributing. The Palace Shiled were blown away by a devasting spell of fast bowling from Callum Hunter (4 for 9) which left them...

13th Jul 2018

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GMCL JUNIOR SECTION 2018 All results to be posted to cricHQ, league request all games scored on the cricHQ app (except U9) The 2018 competition is split into West and East across all age groups Under 18 West There are two divisions of 6, commencing on Weds 25th April, each team playing home and away to give 10 fixtures. GMCL U18 West(N) Bury, Elton, Greenmount, Heywood, Walshaw,...

18th Mar 2018

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Junior AGM Notes, held at Elton Vale CC, 12noon, 25 February 2018 30 people in attendance (22 clubs represented) Structure outlined · Entries received for 212 Junior teams · All teams split into East or West section · Within those section the 1st part of season has been split...

26th Feb 2018

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The GMCL is this year embarking on its first "Players' Academy" for under 12, 14 and 18 age groups. The Academy is not aimed at County Players but individuals that may just be under that level looking for a ‘leg up’ at some themed sessions and then of course inter league matches. The sessions will start on February 4th at Total Cricket. If you feel that your club...

24th Jan 2018

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We are still short of a few junior scorecards and these will be needed for club and league averages, will teams with missing scorecards please try to upload these by Sunday 10th September.

5th Sep 2017

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In response to earlier communications about the lack of junior fixtures for this season the board want to know which teams from which clubs now want to extend the playing season by arranging additional fixtures in competition groups based largely on their position in the League tables. Can clubs please indicate which teams they want to enter into further competition by close of play...

2nd Aug 2017

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For all your GMCL news, visit the Juniors section of the GMCL website. Here you will find all the most recent related news, as well as Fixtures, Results, Tables, and Live Scores. Players can also check their personal statistics across the season.

19th Apr 2017

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