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Fairway Group to Sponsor Junior Super League

More information regarding the sponsorship can be found below.

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Postal Support for Jersey Cricket!

Press Release - Jersey Post
It has been confirmed today that Jersey Cricket will receive support from Jersey Post for the next three years - see the full media release here.
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Coach Watch - Jersey Coach Visits Indian National Academy

Jersey Coach Neil MacRae recently spent a week in Bangalore, India visiting the Indian National Cricket Academy at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

 

The trip was a learning exercise to explore new training and practice methods in a different cricketing culture. In addition to visiting the National Academy, the Jersey Coach joined practice sessions at a local cricket academy in Bangalore coaching players aged 10-17.

 

New coaching ideas gained on the trip will be integrated into practice sessions at Senior and Age Group level over the coming months, building on the work already done in pre season training.

 

Neil MacRae is pictured above surveying the practice nets at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Jersey Academy Players Train with Hampshire CCC

 

Jersey Academy players Patrick Gouge, Dylan Kotedia and Josh Lawrenson travelled to Ageas Bowl on Sunday to attend a training session with the Hampshire U15 squad. Accompanied by coach Neil MacRae, the players arrived at Ageas Bowl for an hour long batting assessment followed by a 90 minute session with Hampshire U15s.

 

 

 

The trio, who have been training hard in Jersey Academy and U15 squad sessions since the beginning of January, all performed well at the Ageas Bowl.

 

Following these performances all three have been invited to attend a further coaching session with Hampshire U15s on 2nd April.

Summer Term Community Cricket

 

The information regarding summer term community cricket has now been released. The form below has all the details of courses available, times, dates and locations.

 

To sign up download the form and return to us ASAP!

 

*TUESDAY HARD BALL COURSE IS NOW FULL - SPACES STILL AVAILABLE ON THURSDAYS*

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ICC World Cricket League Division 5 2017

The ICC Development Committee has approved that Eastern Cricket, South Africa will host ICC World Cricket League Division 5 in September 2017 from 3rd to 9th September.

 

The Committee thanked the Jersey Cricket Board for interest in hosting ICC World Cricket League Division 5.

Jersey Cricket success at the Jersey Sports Council annual awards

The Jersey Sports Council annual awards dinner took place on Friday 17th March at the Radisson Blu Hotel.  Jersey Cricket had a very successful night winning the Perpetual Team Trophy for the Jersey Cricket men’s team and Ray Pearce won the prestigious Sid Guy Memorial Trophy for his lifetime dedication to Cricket.

JCB Junior Age Group Fixtures 2017

 

The junior fixture programme for all representative                                                                                         squads is now available for parents to download below. 

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Press Release 8th March 2017 - CI League Sponsor Announcement

Following previous media announcements, surrounding the much welcomed return of the CI League to the inter insular  cricket calendar, the Guernsey and Jersey Cricket Boards are delighted to announce that Praxis IFM have been secured as title sponsors for the next two years. 

 

 

Pictured are David Piesing, Chairman of the Guernsey Domestic Cricket Committee (and also a director of PraxisIFM Trust Limited in Guernsey) on the left with Brian Morris, Executive Chairman of PraxisIFM Group in Jersey seated signing the sponsorship agreement with Chris Minty Chief Executive Officer, Jersey Cricket Board on the right.

 

PRAXIS IFM CI League
See the full press release including fixtures here:
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Sign Up for the 2017 JCB Junior Super League below!

Sign up is now closed due to the high demand. We apologise to anyone who missed out on a place and we will be reviewing the tournament to see how we can accomodate more players next year.

Player Watch: Kynman Takes Wickets in Cape Town

 

Ben Kynman produced an impressive bowling performance for Ottoman CC on Saturday in the Western Province Premier League. The Jersey opening bowler returned figures of 13 overs, 3 maidens, 4 wickets for 40 runs to put his team in a strong position in the 2 day game which will be completed next Saturday.

 

 

In the photo Gary Kynman presents a Jersey Cricket Board tie to the Chairman of Ottoman CC.

The Jersey Cricket Board Executive Committee met on 1st February 2017, a summary document is below:

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Easter Holidays Cricket Courses

 

Bookings are now open for the Easter holiday cricket course. The sessions run for 3 days on 4th, 5th & 6th April for children in school years 2-8.

Please click on the download file below for more information and to sign up! 

Easter Holidays Course Booking Form.docx
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JCB Development of Excellence 2017

 

Another winter of hard work is under way for junior reds on the Jersey Cricket Board Development of Excellence programme. Selected players across U10-U15 age groups have been attending coaching sessions run by qualified JCB coaches on Saturday afternoons.

 

The 10 week programme is designed alongside the Long Term Athlete Development model with sessions, planned by the lead coaches, to suit the relevant stage. The aim is to provide an environment where players have the opportunity to focus on establishing core cricket skills as well as creating their own learning experiences.

 

The squads selected for 2017 are as follows:

 

U10s: Eddie Rothwell, Alistair Webster, Finley Thomson, Theo Pullman, Henry Johnson, John Cousins, Evan Lees, Kian Herlihy, Jared Carpenter, Sunny Reid, Josh Douglas, Alex Wood, Mihin Sugeeswaran, Charlie Hunter, Jayden Hosty, Max Mahony, Toby Marrett, Charlie Pallot, William Read and Jack Kemp.

 

U11s: Will Hodgson, Archie McKeon, Matthew Thornton, Casey Thubron, Joe Gower, Charlie Best, Harvey Sanders, Joseph Valerkou, Toby Thirkettle, Sam Reynolds, Lewis Ham-Howes, Celyn Thomas, Owen Graham, Ed Jeffries, Eben Buesnel, Roly King, Freddie Bracken-Smith, Drew Boylan-McGuire, Hugo Maclean, Louis Kelly, Chris McGinty and Toby Britton.

 

U13s Development: Harvey Bracken-Smith, Jonty Waite, Nathaniel Gourlay, Hamish Hollywood, Kai Pullman, Dean Lattimer, Sudeepa Tissera, Kyran Corbet, Anushan Elanco, Harvey Pallent, Dylan Stocks, Charlie Biddle, Joe Clarke, Will Howarth, Corey Heath, Sam Gott, Jack Gott, Finn Rogers, Archie King, Dan Daly, Charlie Reid, Jonty Butler and Oliver Rothwell.

 

U13s Performance: Asa Tribe, George Daniels, Robin Carnegie, James Smith, Charley Webster, Stan Norman, Stanley Tanguy, Ben Sweetman, George Richardson, Fraser Crow, Jack Stevens, Will Perchard, Nick Lawrenson, Matthew Webb, Charlie Brennan and Sam Watling.

 

U15s: Tom Boarer, Tom Heelis, Ben Le Gallais, Adam O’Leary, Chris Carnegie, Hugo King, Dylan Kotedia, Patrick Gouge, Josh Lawrenson, James Sunley, Robbie Forrest, Jamie Watling, Will Mulholland, Toby Clark  and Will Jones.        

MacRae named CI Coach of the Year

 

Head Coach Neil MacRae has been awarded Channel Island Coach of the Year for 2016. In a year that saw his side lift the ICC World League 5 trophy, produce their best performance in World League 4 despite relegation and regain the inter insular title it was topped off with a deserved award for the scotsman.

 

Speaking at the event MacRae was quick to point out "im accepting this award on behalf of the coaching team. There's a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes and we have some really talented coaches working hard to help the squad."

 

When asked about the youthful look of his recent squads he said "we have a number of home grown players coming through our system and this is just the start as we have more in the pipeline".

 

The evening also saw Ron Halliwell pick up the Michael Lucas Sporting Hero award for outstanding contribution to sport in Jersey. Ron has been a vital part of the League Management Committee for many years and works closely with Walkovers Cricket Club. His efforts off the sporting field are inspiring and this award could not have been more fitting.

 

The Jersey national team were also nominated for Team of the Year.

Player Watch: Ben Kynman Trains with South Africa and Sri Lanka T-20 Squads

Jersey opening bowler Ben Kynman has had a dream start to his 10 week trip to Cape Town.

 

Following a good bowling performance in his first game for Ottoman CC on Saturday, Kynman was invited to bowl to the South African T-20 squad in the nets at Newlands on Tuesday as they prepared for their T-20 game against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

 

After bowling well alongside Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel in the morning practice session, Kynman was then invited to bowl to the Sri Lankan T-20 batters in their afternoon practice session. 

 

From Farmers Field, Jersey to Newlands, Cape Town, Kynman is on a steep learning curve which will benefit the Jersey team when he returns to the Island in April.

 

Ben is pictured below with South African batsman David Miller at the Newlands nets.

Umpire Watch: Heath Kearns

Jersey Umpire, Heath Kearns, has recently been appointed to the ICC Development Panel of International Umpires for 2017.  

 

There was a thorough selection process and this appoinment reflects well on Heath's hard work and consistent performances.

Player Watch: Harrison Carlyon to Play League Cricket in Sussex in 2017

Harrison Carlyon has joined Sussex League side Portslade CC for the 2017

season. Following visits to Sussex to play for the Sussex CCC youth teams in

2015 & 2016, joining Portslade CC represents an extension of Harrison's links with the County where he will also represent the Sussex U17 team in 2017.

 

Jersey Coach Neil MacRae said:

 

'Harrison has developed well over the past 12 months, captaining the Jersey

U15 & U17 teams and making his debut at Senior level which included selection in the Jersey squads for the Inter Insular and World Cricket League 4 in Los Angeles.

 

Joining Portslade CC will be a further step in Harrison's cricket education during the 2017 season.'

Girls Only Cricket Sessions

Starting after half term we have our Girls only cricket sessions. Plenty of fun and engaging games led by qualified coaches. Open to all girls of all abilities. Bring a friend and sign up now!

Oakfield course participants with Ward Jenner (JCB Chairman, left) and Phil Bain (Rathbones, right)

Spring Term Courses Underway!

The 2017 spring term courses started last week with 4 out of the 5 sessions fully booked. Find out more info below.

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Player Watch: Jersey Cricketers progressing in Australia

Jersey Cricketers Jake Dunford and Will Robertson are enjoying the winter playing club cricket in the Western Australia Cricket Association League.

 

Both Jersey players are based at the University of Western Australia Cricket Club in Perth. 

 

Wicketkeeper batsman Dunford and all rounder Robertson have impressed during the first half of the season, progressing from the club's 4th grade to 2nd grade side.

 

The Jersey players are now looking forward to a strong second half of the winter before they return to Jersey in March for the 2017 season.

Junior Club Training Nights

 

A new initiative between clubs and the Jersey Cricket Board has been launched for 2017. It gives players in school years 6-8 the opportunity to continue cricket outside of school hours with local cricket clubs.

For more information please click the link below.  

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Player Watch: Busy winter for Jenner

Jonty Jenner recently returned to the island for a Christmas break after a highly successful tour to Cape Town with the Sussex County Cricket Academy and Development squad.

 

The squad was accompanied by Sussex coaching staff Carl Hopkinson, Academy director, Jon Lewis – a former England bowler and current Sussex player Chris Nash.

 

He was selected as captain of the Sussex Academy side for 5 of the 7 games played on the trip, which were mainly against Western Province Academy players.

 

Jonty had immediate success, top-scoring with 81 against club side St Augustines as Sussex started their tour with a convincing 140 run win.

 

Former Jersey resident, and current Cape Town based cricket coach, Laurie Ward attended the second game at the Durbanville ground.

 

The remaining games resulted in losses against very strong opposition. Jonty top-scored with an aggressive 58 and 100 partnership with fellow Channel Islander Jason Martin at Green Point stadium.

 

His personal highlight however came at the superb Vineyard Oval ground under Table mountain where he scored 100 off just 64 balls with 20 boundaries. 

 

 Jonty's performances during the tour have led to him returning to the Cape in January as an "Overseas Player" for Cape Town CC.

 

He travels out in early January for 3 months to play for Cape Town CC and to undertake specialised one-on-one coaching with one of the leading global batting coaches Gary Kirsten who is half-brother of former Jersey Coach - Peter Kirsten.

 

At the behest of Sussex First Team senior coach Mark Davis, Jonty is expected to re-join the Sussex squad in March for pre-season training and warm-up games before the start of the County season.

Player Watch: Kynman to Cape Town

Jersey's opening bowler Ben Kynman will travel to Cape Town this Sunday for a 10 week stint as overseas player for Ottoman Cricket Club in the Western Province 1B League.

 

Kynman will play regular weekend fixtures for Ottoman CC from 21st January to 25th March.

 

Jersey Coach Neil MacRae commented:

 

'Ben had a successful season for Jersey in 2016 including being top wicket taker in World Cricket League 5 with 15 wickets.

 

Ben's development  during 2016 was boosted by a Jersey Cricket training camp in Dubai in February and appearances for Kent CCC 2nd XI and Bromley CC.  

 

10 weeks in Cape Town is a great opportunity for Ben to continue to develop his bowling skills in preparation for the 2017 season.'

Jersey Cricket Board Executive Committee met on 30th November 2016, summary below:

2016 Annual Awards:

  • Good feedback on the venue.
  • 2017 event earlier to benefit from The View terrace.
  • Look into group bookings on Eventbrite.

 

Finance Committee Report:

  • Financials looking reasonably strong.
  • Successful year for community courses (now administered by JCB). 
  • Player & Club contributions up. 
  • 2017 budgets in.
  • Clubs will be billed 50/50 not 75/25 in 2017.

 

Leagues Committee Report:           

  • Outdoor Weekend League - some scratches as struggling to fill sides with Saturday & Sunday players.
  • Player registrations - more flexible
  • 2nd team only on Sundays.
  • Discussions started for Jersey Premier League.
  • CI League discussions with GCB.
  • The importance of keeping 4 Premier League teams in each island.
  • Fixtures hopefully finalised by January.
  • Home & Away being scrapped.

                                   

JACO Report:

ICC have asked for nominations for the ICC Development Panel of International Umpires 2017 - Heath Kearns/Neil Hall/Suthan Selvachandran have been nominated.

 

Development Committee Report:   

Encouraging commitment in junior cricket.

JCB course bookings up, N.B. JCB only offer refunds under extenuating circumstances.

 

Sponsorship: 

NatWest sponsorship will finish after 21 years.  JCB looking for principle sponsor.

           

AOB

  • Changes in grounds staffing arrangements will place more responsibility on Clubs during game.
  • Waiting on 2017 ICC programme of tournaments.
  • CISPOTY nominations in.

 

 

Next meeting - Wednesday 1st February 2017.

12/12/16 Cricket on the Continent book available now

A new book by Tim Brooks is out now - Cricket on the Continent covers the history of cricket in Europe, discusses current themes & sets out proposals to support development in the future.

Available from suppliers across the region & through amazon here
 

Big delivery to Bangladesh!

This month the Jersey Cricket Board has teamed up with Together Making a Difference to donate bags of cricket equipment to schools in Northern Bangladesh.

Read more below.

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Rathbones Spring Term Courses

Spaces are now available on the spring courses. To book please download the form below. 

BOTH WEDS AND FRI 7-8PM COURSES ARE NOW FULL - WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING BOOKINGS FOR THESE

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Jersey Cricket Board Autumn Courses - Booking available now

Visit www.gov.je/sport  and click on Autumn Term Sport Courses to sign up now!

Jersey Post to support Jersey Cricket

Media Release 20th October 2016
Jersey Post to support Jersey Cricket
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Jersey Cricket Board squad for                                         World Cricket League Division 4

The Jersey Cricket Board has selected the following squad to play in World Cricket League Division 4 to be played in Los Angeles from October 29th:

 

Peter Gough (captain), Corey Bisson, Harrison Carlyon, Jonty Jenner, Elliot Miles, Rhys Palmer, Ben Kynman, Charles Perchard, Robert McBey, Nat Watkins, William Harris, Jake Dunfor, Luke Gallichan and Anthony Hawkins-Kay.

 

The squad is travelling to Houston for some training and two warm up matches on the way to Los Angeles.

 

A date for your diaries…

The NatWest Presentation Evening will be on October 14th at The View, Fort Regent.

6pm for 6.30pm

Further details to follow.

23/08/16  Inter Insular Photos

For photos of Saturday's Inter Insular go to Guernsey Sport Photography 

19/08/16   Inter Insular squad to play Guernsey on Saturday

Jersey Cricket Board squad for the Inter Insular match on Saturday - 11.00 start at Grainville.

 

Peter Gough (captain)

Harrison Carlyon

Jake Dunford

Nick Ferraby

Luke Gallichan

William Harris

Anthony Hawkins-Kay

Jonty Jenner

Ben Kynman

Robert McBey

Rhys Palmer

Charles Perchard

Ben Stevens

Press Release - INTER INSULAR CRICKET

Jersey v Guernsey

Saturday, August 20th at Grainville, 11.00 start

Come and enjoy International Cricket for the day – free entry with BBQ food and refreshments available all day.

For the first time, you could win £100.00 for the first catch in the crowd!

St Brelade's Beach Festival                     10th September 2016

The prestigious St Brelade's Bay Beach Festival has given permission and invites the gentleman, players, Bacardi & Coke Drinkers and Red Stripe Guzzlers to entertain the masses on 10th September 2016.  

 

Each club can field a maximum of 6 players in this 12 over per side spectacle that has seen Sir Vivian Richards, Sir Ian Botham, Robin Smith and Graham Gooch test their calypso skills.  

 

Tim Kearsey has managed to get free entry to the event for all teams though donations to the local charities supported are welcome.  

 

The event will continue afterwards with local bands and artists playing steel drums as one example.  Alcohol available from concessions or bring your own and food available from concessions.  Those clubs that may be interested need to appoint a captain/organiser and just find 5 other players and turn up.  A website for the event is under construction.

 

Contact Tim Kearsey by email  TK179@canterbury.ac.uk

26/07/16 ATF Summer School

Great weather for the ATF Fuels cricket camp at FB Fields!

 

The Summer School kids are pictured below enjoying the weather & the game.

The Jersey Cricket Board is delighted to welcome ATF Fuels as the new sponsor of their annual Summer School.

 

The Summer School which runs from July 18th to 29th at the FB Fields and Les Quennevais provides an introduction to softball and hardball cricket for up to 200 young cricketers.

 

Places on the course can be booked on www.gov.je/sport

 

“We are looking forward to working with ATF Fuels in our efforts to develop cricket in Jersey and really welcome their support of this project” explained Chris Minty, CEO of the Jersey Cricket Board.

 

Jonathan Best, ATF Head of Operations said “We hope that through projects such as this, the next generation of island cricketers are found – cricket can provide a great platform for both sporting and social interaction amongst youngsters”.

14/6/16 ICC World Cricket League Division 4

The ICC World Cricket League Division 4 will be played from Saturday, 29 October 2016 to Saturday, 5 November 2016 at Woodley Park, Los Angeles. 

 

All three playing grounds are located within Woodley Park  and it takes about 20 minutes (approx.) drive to reach the tournament hotel from there both ways.

 

The ICC WCL 4 will be organised and played under the auspices of the International Cricket Council. 

10/6/16 Annual General Meeting 6th July 2016

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Jersey Cricket Board will be held on Wednesday 6th July 2016 at 6.00pm at Grainville Pavilion.

 

AGENDA

1.    Apologies for absence
2.    Previous minutes
3.    Chairman's introduction
4.    2015 AGM
5.    Approval of Accounts for the year ended 31st December 2015
6.    Election of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary
7.    Appointment of Auditors

 

The positions of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary are up for re-election at the 2016 AGM.  In accordance with Article 6.13 of the Constitution of the Jersey Cricket Board any member entitled to vote at the AGM may propose a candidate for election to the Executive Committee by notice in writing to the Chairman, Jersey Cricket Board, Fort Regent, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4UX, such notice being delivered to the Chairman by 22nd June 2016. Any such nomination must be seconded by a second member entitled to vote at the AGM.


PLEASE ADVISE THE SECRETARY WHO WILL BE REPRESENTING YOUR CLUB BY 1st JULY 2016

26/4/16 ICC Award for Gemma Dunning

Jersey Cricket Board Coach, Gemma Dunning, has won an ICC Development Award.

 

Gemma has won the Women’s Cricket ‘Behind the Scenes’ award for her work to inspire more girls to take part in sport through the vehicle of cricket called ‘Crick-Fit @ The Beach'.

 

Chris Minty, Jersey Cricket's Chief Executive Officer, said "I am delighted that Gemma's efforts for girls and women's cricket in Jersey have been recognised in this way."

 

ICC on Facebook

8/3/16 Young Jersey bowlers in Dubai

Four young Jersey Bowlers completed a week long training camp at ICC Academy in Dubai from 21st-28th February.


Ben Kynman, Rhys Palmer, Elliot Miles and James Duckett enjoyed use of the facilities in Dubai as part of the build up to World Cricket League 5 in Jersey in May.  The Jersey players had use of bowling machines and the ICC Academy gym in addition to bowling sessions each day.


The first net session of the week was on Monday with the Quetta Gladiators who had qualified for the final of the Pakistan Super League and included Kevin Pietersen and Kumar Sangakarra in the ranks. This proved to be a baptism of fire under the hot Dubai sun which the Jersey bowlers coped with well.

 

The following day was a training session with a squad of county players from Sussex, Durham & Warwickshire in which the Jersey bowlers were quickly showing signs of adapting to Asian conditions.
 

On Wednesday the Jersey bowlers began a 3 day training camp with the West Indies T-20 Squad, spending the  afternoon in the nets at the ICC Academy. Bowling against Dwayne Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Darren Sammy and others was a challenge the Jersey bowlers met head on, with some good spells against big hitting batsman. 


On Thursday morning the players joined the West Indies squad for a middle practice on ICC Academy Oval 1. Two and a half hours of fielding was a test in the heat which the Jersey players came through well. Captain Darren Sammy also asked Elliot Miles to bowl a four over spell which yielded 2 wickets. The Jersey players were congratulated for their fielding effort in the hot conditions by coach Phil Simmons and the West Indies players at the end of the session. 
 

On Friday the players again bowled in the nets to the West Indies, completing a challenging week where they had learned a great deal about the demands of bowling to international class batsmen.


They will now aim to use the improvements made and new knowledge gained from the Dubai camp with the Jersey team at WCL5 in May.

1/2/16 Jenner is CI Sports Personality of the Year

Jersey cricketer Jonty Jenner was named Betway Channel Islands Sports Personality of the Year at this year's CI Sports Awards held in Guernsey.  

 

Jenner was the fourth highest run scorer at last year's World T20 Qualifiers in Ireland, earning rave reviews from watching pundits.

 

Jenner was last year's Rising Star and is currently with the Sussex Academy.

 

CI Sports Awards on ITV News

 

 

CI Sports Personality of the Year Jonty Jenner

24/1/16 Young bowlers heading to Dubai

Four of Jersey's most promising young bowlers will travel to Dubai for a 7 day training camp from 20th -27th February.


Senior Jersey Squad players Ben Kynman, Rhys Palmer, Elliot Miles & James Duckett will travel with Jersey Head Coach Neil MacRae to use the training facilities at the ICC Academy.
As part of the training camp the Jersey bowlers will join practice sessions as net bowlers for the West Indies squad which will be in Dubai preparing for the T-20 World Cup in March.


Neil MacRae commented "Following the success of the Jersey Senior team winning European Division 1 and performing well at the Global T-20 qualifiers in Ireland last summer we're keen to develop the quality and depth of our squad. We've highlighted four young bowlers who are under the age of 21 who will benefit from the experience of bowling in Asian style conditions in Dubai. All four have been working hard on strength & condition bowling programmes since October and will benefit from the opportunity of warm weather bowling at an excellent facility against a high standard of batsmen."

 

L-R Ben Kynman, James Duckett, Rhys Palmer, Elliot Miles

19/1/16 Level 2 coaching course in Jersey

The Jersey Cricket Board recently ran an ECB Level 2 coaching course organised by Cricket Development Manager Lee Meloy and tutored by Jersey National Coach Neil MacRae and ECB Coach Education Tutors Jason Shambrook and Jeremy Frith. 

 

Thirteen coaches took part - 8 for the Coaching Children course and 5 for the Coaching Young People & Adults course.  The coaches were from Jersey Ladies Cricket, several Jersey clubs, Jersey Community Sport and JCB junior age group coaches.

 

The course consists of 8 modules including an assessment over three weekends. Candidates also have to do 40 hours of online learning and take part in 6 supported practice sessions.

 

During the second weekend tutors brought in players from junior and senior age groups to allow the coaches to experience the "real thing" rather than coach their peers. It is something not usually done during coaching courses but was very successful.


Lee Meloy said "It was a great experience for coaches and tutors as it was the first time these level 2 courses have been run on the island since their revamp 2 years ago. We were very impressed with the standard of coaching on display and are extremely proud that these coaches will be giving up their time to help develop cricket in Jersey. The new courses are very demanding of the coaches but they stuck with it and you could already see huge improvements."

 

The final assessments for the course will take place on Saturday 26th March and we wish all the coaches the very best of luck.

Level 2 coaching candidates with ECB tutors

18/1/16 New Level 2 coaches

Corey Bisson and Tony Carlyon have successfully completed their ECB Level 2 coaching award.  

 

Both coaches, supported by the Jersey Cricket Board, undertook a Level 2 course in Guernsey.

 

Corey has since been involved with the Women’s teams and Tony has been involved with various junior age groups and will be the lead coach for the U13 group in 2016.

 

The Jersey Cricket Board’s Coach Education programme is vital for the continued development of young cricketers in the Island as we seek to encourage more young people to get involved in the sport.

New L2 coaches Corey Bisson and Tony Carlyon receive their certificates from ECB Tutor Jason Shambrook

12/1/16 Jenner shortlisted for CI Sports Personality Award

Jersey cricketer Jonty Jenner has been nominated for the Channel Islands Sports Personality of the Year Award.  

 

The award is decided by a public vote and you can vote for Jonty by calling (+44) 0845 60655 02.  Phone lines are now open and close on the evening of 28th January so get voting and show your support. 

 

The Jersey Cricket senior team is also up for the Team of the Year award which will be presented on the evening.  This award is decided by a panel of experts.

 

Channel Islands Sports Personality of the Year Award 2015

15/12/15 Coaching in Schools update

During the 2015 autumn term the Jersey Cricket Board has continued its development of local cricket in Jersey with the support of the Ana Leaf Foundation. Throughout October, November and December the JCB have been developing skills of over 625 Key Stage 1 Children across 12 Jersey Primary schools. The programme focuses on the FUNdamental stage of the Long Term Athlete Development model. The skills taught include throwing, catching and striking.  


Jersey Cricket Development Manager Lee Meloy added “This stage in a child’s development is vital in establishing a solid foundation for them to enhance their future sporting endeavours”.


Janvrin School PE Teacher Steve Ashton commented, “The FUNdamental skills program has had a great impact upon the development of physical literacy of children. Many of the skills that have been practised not only apply to cricket, but to PE and sport in general”
Lynette Ferguson, Year 2 teacher at St Martin’s School added “I feel the sessions are well planned to suit the needs of younger children. It is clear how each session has built on prior learning and our children have thoroughly enjoyed the lessons and look forward to Thursdays!”


Alongside the Key stage 1 programme the JCB have already been delivering community courses on Wednesday and Friday evenings to 114 local children across school years 3-8. These courses consist of one hour of soft ball skills and the second hour of the course aims to introduce and enhance the hard ball cricket experience.

 

10/12/15 Extra sessions introduced for the 2016 Rathbones Spring Term Cricket Courses 

From January 2016, 165 school children from Years 3 to 8 will get the opportunity to play cricket and learn new skills and techniques thanks to the 2016 Rathbones Spring Term Cricket Courses. Enrolment for the hugely popular courses opened on 30th November and application forms are available to download from gov.je.

 

The courses are open to both girls and boys and run for ten weeks commencing Wednesday 13th January 2016. Operated by qualified coaches, the sessions are held on Wednesdays at Oakfield and Fridays at Les Quennevais and Langford Sports Centre. Extra sessions have been put on to keep up with the increased demand.

 

Lee Meloy, Jersey Cricket Development Manager, comments “Since the introduction of hardball sessions during the 2015 Rathbones Spring Term Cricket Courses we have given around 110 children the opportunity to come and play hardball cricket. Therefore, this year we will be running an additional hardball session on a Wednesday night to cater for its popularity. As a knock on affect we are then able to increase the capacity of younger participants attending the softball sessions".

 

Thrilled by the success of the courses, Rathbone Investment Management International’s Managing Director, Jonathan Giles adds “We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of the Spring Term Cricket Courses. With such a brilliant development programme we have the opportunity to nurture talented youngsters and look forward to seeing some really high level home grown cricketers.” 

 

Spring Term courses on States of Jersey website

1/10/15 Death of a Gentleman trailer

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Tickets are selling fast for the screenings of Death of a Gentleman on 14th and 15th October at Fort Regent.  Please book early to avoid disappointment! 

 

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29/9/15 NatWest Annual Awards 2015

The NatWest Annual Awards for 2015 were held on Friday with Mark Saralis yet again acting as compère.  Nick Ferraby was NatWest Player of the Year and Jonty Jenner was Jersey Evening Post Young Player of the Year.  The full list of winners is below:

 

NATWEST EVENING LEAGUE 3rd DIVISION - “D.H.LANDICK” SHIELD 
WINNERS – St Ouen Springfield

 

NATWEST EVENING LEAGUE 2nd DIVISION - CHALLENGE CUP
WINNERS – Ashburton St John Spitfires

 

NATWEST EVENING LEAGUE 1st DIVISION SHIELD
WINNERS - Walkovers 

 

NATWEST WEEKEND 2nd DIVISION MINOR CUP (T20)
WINNERS – International Royals

 

NATWEST WEEKEND 2nd DIVISION SHIELD
WINNERS – Farm.Caes. 3rds

 

NATWEST WEEKEND 1st DIVISION SENIOR CUP (T20) 
WINNERS – Rathbones OV’s 2’s

 

NATWEST WEEKEND 1st DIVISION LEAGUE (PRESTON TRAVEL TROPHY)

WINNERS – Farm. Caes. 2nds

 

NATWEST WEEKEND PREMIER 40 SALVE
WINNERS – Farm. Caes. 1sts

 

NATWEST WEEKEND PREMIER T20 LEAGUE SALVER 
WINNERS – Farm. Caes. 1sts

 

NATWEST WEEKEND PREMIER DIVISION (HARRY ROWE TROPHY) 
WINNERS – Farm. Caes. 1sts

 

NATWEST EVENING LEAGUE DIVISION 3 PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Andy Richardson (19 wickets at an average of 9.05 – Best of 7 for 13 - MVP rating of 82.62) - also considered Andrew Hardwick & George Cousins

 

NATWEST EVENING LEAGUE DIVISION 2 PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Karl Le Fevre (Scored 509 runs at an average of 46.27 and took 7 wickets at 24.86 – Top score of 104 – MVP rating of 155.48) – also considered Mark Tribe & Peter Whitsey

 

NATWEST EVENING LEAGUE DIVISION 1 PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Duncan Ellis (Scored 22 runs at an average of 37.00 and took 8 wickets at 13.50 – Top score of 53no & bowling 3 for 11 - MVP rating of107.24) – also considered Tom Kearns & Bipin Zamre

 

NATWEST WEEKEND DIVISION 2 CRICKETER OF THE YEAR – Ani Sharma (Scored 300 runs at an average of 37.50 - Top score of 92 – MVP rating of 101.94) – also considered Tom Shenton

 

NATWEST WEEKEND DIVISION 1 & 2 YOUNG CRICKETER OF THE YEAR – Tom Shenton (Took 16 wickets at an average of 11.19 – Top performance 4 for 20 – MVP rating of 90.97) - also considered Julius Sumeraer

 

NATWEST WEEKEND DIVISION 1 PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Abhishek Hongekar (Scored 545 runs at an average of 54.50 – Top score of 134 - MVP rating of 163.29) - also considered Ward Jenner & Matt Bignell

 

NATWEST WEEKEND PREMIER DIVISION BATSMAN OF THE YEAR – Nick Ferraby (scored 501 runs at any average of 45.55 – Top score of 174 – MVP rating of 189.93) - also considered Sam Dewhurst & Peter Gough

 

NATWEST WEEKEND PREMIER DIVISION BOWLER OF THE YEAR – Tom Kearns (Took 17 wickets at an average of 16.53 – Top performance of 4 for 15 – MVP rating of 100.96) - also considered Sam Dewhurst & Ryan Driver

 

NATWEST PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR May – Alex Stokoe (Took 15 wickets)

 

NATWEST PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE – Karl Le Fevre (Scored 104 in an JEP KO match and also 53 ret) - also considered Ian Crocker, Alex Stokoe & Sam Dewhurst

 

NATWEST PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR JULY – Yezdi Patel ( Had 5 scores of 87, 51, 45, 39 and 31) - also considered Alan Morris, Jamie Ellis & Karl Le Fevre

 

NATWEST PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST – Abhishek Hongekar ( Had 3 scores of 134, 62 and 53 ret) - also considered Ben Stevens, Andrew Kearsey & Deepak V


JERSEY EVENING POST YOUNG CRICKETER OF THE YEAR – Jonty Jenner (slected for his Island performances and achievements with Sussex) also considered Will Harris, Elliot Miles (for their performance in the Island U19’s) Harrison Carlyon & Julius Sumeraer

 

NATWEST JERSEY CRICKETER OF THE YEAR – Nick Ferraby (scored 501 runs with the highest of 174 at any average of 45.55 in addition took 9 wickets at an average of 27.33) - also considered Peter Gough and Sam Dewhurst

 

 

11/9/15 Death of a Gentleman (12A)

The Jersey Cricket Board is delighted to bring to Jersey the cricket film that everyone is talking about.  Death of a Gentleman is a story about greed, power, the endless pursuit of more and the precious things that are lost along the way.

 

A hard-hitting documentary for cricket fans and non-fans alike.  Journalists Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber set off on a journey to follow a hunch that the 140-year old game of Test Cricket is under threat of extinction, only to stumble on something more sinister than they could ever have imagined.  During their thrilling three-year journey they criss-cross the globe from London to Australia, from India to Dubai and back again, during which they meet players, the game's administrators, fans and controversial cricket financiers, resulting in a film that is about much more than cricket.  This is a film about passion, about money, about power and standing up for what you care about before it is too late.

 

Duration: 99 minutes.        Certificate: 12A

 

Starring: Giles Clarke, N Srinivasan, Lalit Modi, Michael Holding, Kevin Pietersen, Chris Gayle, Jonathan Agnew, Mark Nicholas, Ed Cowan and many more

 

Directors: Sam Collins, Jarrod Kimber, Johnny Blank

 

Tickets are available to book online in advance at Eventbrite.  You must print off your ticket and bring it with you on the evening.

 

Screenings on 14th and 15th October 2015 at 7pm in the Don Theatre, Fort Regent, St Helier.

 

Contact nikki.holmes@jerseycricketboard.co.uk for more information.

 

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8/9/15 Jersey umpire appointed for WCL6 in Essex

The JCB is delighted that Jersey umpire Heath Kearns has been appointed as one of the umpires in the World Cricket League Division 6 tournament in Essex this week.

 

This appointment recognises Heath's abilities and experience thus far and this tournament will provide him with invaluable experience of umpiring 50 over white ball cricket at this level.

 

WCL6 tournament on ESPNcricinfo

8/9/15 NatWest presentation evening

This year's annual NatWest presentation evening will take place on Friday September 25th at The Drift, Royal Yacht Hotel.  6.30pm for 7pm. £10 per person to include buffet.  Contact ward.jenner@gmail.com to book or call Ward on 07797 723221 before 15th September.

2/9/15 Alistair Gordon's world cricket rankings

Scottish cricket fan Alistair Gordon, now living in London, has set up a website  listing the rankings of all 112 countries that have played international cricket in the last 4 years.  

 

Alistair believes that these rankings are unique because not only do they cover all cricket playing countries but take into account factors such as strength of opposition, margin of victory/defeat, importance of games and extra weighting for most recent results.

 
Alistair will be updating his lists on a monthly basis and you can check them out below.

 

Alistair Gordon's World Cricket Rankings 

29/8/15 Inter Insular action this weekend

Under 23s at Grainville on Saturday from 10.30am.  Jersey team: Charles Perchard, Corey Bisson, Dominic Blampied, James Duckett, Robert Duckett, Jake Dunford, William Harris, Ben Kynman, Elliot Miles, Rhys Palmer, Callum Rabet, William Robertson, Ben Stevens.

Scorer: Gina Kearns. Umpire: Neil Hall.

 

Over 35s at KGV in Guernsey on Saturday.  Jersey team:  Ryan Driver, Meeku Patidar, Ward Jenner, Mark Saralis, Chris Jones, Nigel Crocker, Karl Le Fevre, Jonathan Prince, Henry Wickham, Peter Blackburn, Mark Ashburn.

Scorer: Pauline Kelly Umpire: Suthan Selvachandran.

 

Over 45s at Grainville on Monday from 11.00am. Jersey team: Ward Jenner, Nigel Greenwood, Pat Dean, Mark Saralis, Mark Tribe, Stuart Robson, Karl Le Fevre, Micky Poulter, Dave Buxton, Paul Gothard, Tony Carlyon.

Scorer: Pauline Kelly Umpire: Heath Kearns.

28/8/15 Girls and Womens cricket reports

Girls and Women's cricket continues to go from strength to strength in Jersey.  Crick-Fit on the Beach and Summer Nights for Maidens have been developed for primary and secondary aged girls and Jersey hosted a European Womens Tournament.  For the first time 14 girls from Jersey competed in the Mourant Ozannes Three Island Girls Tournament in Sark.

 

To find out more head to the Girls and Womens pages on the website.

 

Girls Cricket

Womens Cricket

19/8/15 Squad announced for Inter Insular

Jersey's squad for this Saturday's Inter Insular at Port Soif in Guernsey is as follows:

 

Peter Gough (Captain), Corey Bisson, Dominic Blampied, Edward Farley, Nicholas Ferraby, Anthony Hawkins-Kay, Ben Kynman, Elliot Miles, Rhys Palmer, Chales Perchard, Callum Rabet, Ben Stevens, Jonty Jenner.

 

Manager: Tony Carlyon

Coaches: Neil MacRae and Lee Meloy

Sports Therapist: Craig Meredith

4/8/15 European Women's Tournament

Jersey is hosting a European Women's Tournament this week.  Teams from France, Italy, Germany and Norway will compete against Jersey in this T20 three-day event.  The tournament is supported by the One Foundation, sponsors of Girls and Women's Cricket in Jersey.

 

The Jersey team comprises: Gemma Dunning (Captain), Amanda Smith, Tracey Vallois, Michele Leerson, Katie Ridley, Flo Copley, Rose Hill, Emily Le Feuvre, Helen Lagadu, Chloe Greechan, Charlie Miles and Lily Jones.  Chloe, Charlie and Lily are all secondary school students and show the success of girls and women's development in the Island.  Charlie and Lily will receive their caps on debut and Chloe returns for the squad after a successful tour to Berlin.

European Women's Tournament playing schedule
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24/7/15 Jersey's development programme continues

Jersey's Under 13 team travel to Kent next week to play 2 matches against Kent district sides Bromley District and Bexley Bashers before concluding their trip with an ‘international’ match vs Netherlands.


The squad worked hard during their winter programme and have enjoyed inter-insular success this season.  These matches will provide valuable experience of playing on different grounds against unfamiliar opposition.

 

The squad comprises: Tom Boarer, Tyler Burton, Patrick Gouge, Tom Heelis, Will Howe, Hugo King, Dylan Kotedia, Josh Lawrenson, Ben Le Gallais, Adam O’Leary, Asa Tribe, Jamie Watling and Josh Williams.

 

Coaches: Tony Carlyon and Dominic Blampied.

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