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Who

For all players over the age of 16 as at 1st September.

Where and when

The Club enters teams into all grades offered by the Auckland Cricket Association:

  • Men's Premier Grade (selected from AUCC members on a game-by-game basis)
  • Men's Premier Reserve Grade (selected from AUCC members on a game-by-game basis)
  • Senior A Grade (combination of two day and limited overs cricket)
  • Senior C Grade (combination of two day and limited overs cricket)
  • Senior One Day Grades (1st Grade - 6th Grade, and Presidents Grade)
  • Women's Grades (refer Grade Info >> Seniors >> Women's grades)
  • Saturday Twenty20 Grades (3-hour games starting at 12:30 or 3:30 depending on draw; half-season team entries available)
  • Sunday Twenty20 Grades (3-hour games starting at 3.15pm on Sunday afternoons; half-season team entries available)

Teams play against clubs from within the Auckland region so travel is required to game venues when playing away from home.

Twilight Cricket

This is a social grade played on Monday and Tuesday evenings starting at 6pm.

Teams are 8-a-side and games are 14 overs per side. All games are on artificial wickets either at our home ground, Colin Maiden Park, or at a venue close by. All gear is provided by the Club.

Separate competitions run pre- and post-Xmas.

Season dates

The start and finish dates vary according to grade.  The playing dates can be found on our Club Calendar >>.

Playing Conditions

See Auckland Club Cricket Handbook (copies are available from the Club office) or view on the Auckland Cricket website.

Coaching

The Club employs a dedicated coach for the Men's Premier and Premier Reserve teams. These teams practice twice every week.

The Senior Grade teams (excluding Senior One-Day grades) practice as a combined squad once a week and as a team once a week. Training sessions are facilitated by a dedicated coach.

Teams are selected and named for every game.

The Club also conducts a Senior Squad pre-season training programme starting in August.

Volunteer involvement

The Club relies on volunteer support from members and supporters.

Opportunities exist in a number of areas:

  • Coaching - the Club will pay all NZC course fees for any member of the Club wishing to attend cricket coach training courses (CaCT, NZC Level 1 and Level 2)
  • Team management
  • Scoring and umpiring
  • Social committee
  • Club administration

Members and supporters can volunteer their time for sub-committee work (eg: social, prize giving, team photos etc). The time commitment for most sub committee work would not exceed 4-5 hours during the entire season. Refer Getting Involved.

Uniforms

Players must wear the Club uniform during Saturday games which is available Players Sports in Newmarket.  The playing uniform comprises:

  • Club shirt - click here to view
  • Blue cap with the Club Logo, or white "floppy"
  • White longs
  • White or cream sports socks
  • Sports shoes
  • White sleeveless jersey (optional)

Behaviour

Players, coaches, parents and supporters are required to abide by the Club’s Code of Conduct in addition to "The Spirit of Cricket". Behaviour must be consistent with the Club’s Values. Refer to the Code of Conduct and Club Values.

Awards

Players are eligible to receive Club awards which are determined from the team statistics that are submitted to the Club after each game. Refer Club Trophies and Awards.

Outstanding performances by individual players are also recorded by the Club. Refer Club Records.

Centurions Club

Tradition is very important at the Auckland University Cricket Club. The Club recognises every player upon playing their 100th game for the Club by presenting them with a special Centurion's Cap. They are officially inducted into the AUCC Centurion's Club at the Prizegiving ceremony in April.

Refer Club Records.

Club Manager

The Club employs a Manager who is responsible for the control, direction and instruction of anyone employed by the Club and the administration of the Club’s affairs in accordance with the direction given by the elected Board of Management.

Refer Elected Office Bearers >>.

Complaints

Complaints on any matters with the way the club is administered or the conduct of any of its employees, volunteers or members should be referred in the first instance to the Senior Club Captain. If circumstances should not allow this then the complaint should be made directly to the Club Manager.

Under no circumstances shall a member, volunteer or parent directly reprimand an employee of the Club.

 

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Colin Maiden Park - the future

Wednesday 18th December 2013 will go into our Club's history book as a hugely significant day - the day that our home at Colin Maiden Park was secured.  See the press release from Auckland Council and the statement from the Vice-Chancellor of Auckland University.


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