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Junior News

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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GMCL Performance LeaguesAfter a slight delay the Under 11s performance leagues and fixtures are now all on Criq HQ.1. The Under 11 move wasn’t straight forward and made more difficult by missing results. Please ensure even if the game is rained off that a result is entered on CriqHQ.2. I think I have avoided...

24th Jun 2019

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On Sunday 16th June with wickets pitched at 2.00pm Greenfield Cricket Club will host the GMCL under 14's against the Liverpool Competition under 14's in an inter-league fixture.There will be some great young Lancastrians on show so why not attend and enjoy some great junior cricket and Greenfield hospitality.

11th Jun 2019

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A number of the leagues are now moving to the performance section of the season. Please see the list below for details.U11sEast & West – Play by dates and geographical league results by midnight on 19th June. Performance League 1st game 26th JuneU13sEast – Play by dates and geographical league results by midnight on 16th June. Performance League 1st game...

4th Jun 2019

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The annual Junior Presentation evening - for U11, U13 and U15 is being held at Elton Vale Sports Cub, Elton Vale Rd, Bury BL8 2RZ on Friday 26th October at 7.30pm start. Free entry for players and parentsCUP HOLDERS: PLEASE BRING YOUR TROPHIES WITH YOU FOR RE-PRESENTATION TO THIS YEARS WINNERS.Pasties will be served after the presentation.The following have won an award, please be in...

24th Oct 2018

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The Junior Cup Draws have been published today, all are visible through the Junior Match Centre but direct links are shown belowUnder 11 CupUnder 13 CupUnder 15 CupUnder 18 Cup

1st Aug 2018

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Radcliffe Cricket Club Coaching WeekRun by Ben Johnson, Level 3 ECB cricket coach and professional cricketer for 25 years.Week commencing Monday 6th August 201810am to 3:30pmAll juniors of any ability welcome.Please bring drinks and a packed lunch.£12 per dayContact Cath Booth to secure a place, limited availability cathbooth77@sky.comsee poster here

1st Aug 2018

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There are GMCL Junior Cups at the following age groups U11, U13, U15 and U18.The cups will be over the whole GMCL area, but if enough entries are received the early rounds will geographical. The cups will be run in a similar format to 2018 with the following amendments depending on the number of entries.1st round - week commencing 29th July play by Sunday...

13th Jul 2018

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Please ensure your outstanding junior results are posted immediatelywe are starting to generate the 2nd half of the season fixtures and this is based on performance so if the results are not added we will treat as a drawand allocate places based on this

7th Jun 2018

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ALL NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED - THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTRIESIt is that time of the year when we need clubs to nominate their best juniors for considertion for the GMCL Junior League Teams at Under 12 and Under 14 level who they consider would be suitable for selection. Please also nominate players that were included in last season’s squad and remain eligible for one of the...

12th Apr 2018

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Junior AGM Notes, held at Elton Vale CC, 12noon, 25 February 201830 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 geographically...

26th Feb 2018

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37 clubs have so far registered for the Junior competitionsAusterlands CC, Bamford Fieldhouse, BISC, Brooksbottom CC, Bury CC, Clifton Cricket Club, Denton St Lawrence, Dukinfield CC, Edenfield Pumas, Edgworth, Egerton, ELTON CC, Flowery Field CC, Friarmere, Glossop Cricket Club, Greenfield CC, Heywood...

12th 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 has any...

24th Jan 2018

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