Driving and improving youth cricket in Gloucestershire is central to the aims of the Gloucestershire Cricket Board.
Enthusing youngsters by giving them the best cricketing opportunities available is central to creating future players at all levels of the game from club cricket to the England team.
Gloucestershire are committed to supporting the ECB in the identification of talented players and involving as many youngsters in the game of cricket as possible.
The county currently boasts over 100 clubs with junior sections, all of which play in some form of competition from under nine festivals to under 17 leagues.
Girls cricket in Gloucestershire has also grown rapidly in recent years to the point that there are now 14 cricket clubs with girls sections and many more with girls playing informally.
The growth in the number of clubs with girls sections has now enabled girls-specific leagues and competitions to be established across different age groups from under 11 Kwik Cricket to 20 over hard ball leagues for under 13 and under 15 groups.
TWYFORD House’s decision to launch the first women’s softball team in their history is already paying rich dividends. After only six weeks, the thriving club have welcomed along 25 different players to Friday night sessions at their Penpole Lane base at...
The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB), in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners, wish to appoint a Development Officer who will use the power of cricket as a tool for change, social cohesion and make a difference to the lives of people in deprived areas of...
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