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Boys' Cricket

In the 2024 season we will be running separate boys’ squads at every year group from U7 up to U16 (younger boys can join our Minis squad and older boys are encouraged to play senior cricket and train alongside the Men). Average squad size at each age group is around 25-30 and although most of them currently have waiting lists we always try to accommodate as many new members as we can.  

Our cricket is inclusive, family-focused, and fun but we also set very high standards for our best young players, some of whom are in county squads.  In 2024 nearly all of our boys squads will have a team in the top tier of the Surrey Junior Cricket Championship (SJCC), playing against the best teams in the county, but most of our age groups also have B teams in lower tiers of the SJCC, which means that every boy gets opportunities to play in matches regardless of his skills and experience. Though our U7s don't play league matches we organise occasional tournaments for them too, and some may get the opportunity to play in U8 games.  The U10s and above play hardball cricket and the U9s and below generally play softball, although in 2024 there will also be an U9s hardball team.

We have a large team of young professional coaches, several of whom also work for Surrey Cricket, led by our highly experienced Head Coach, Chris Poil.  All coaching sessions are professionally run (usually by several of the coaching team), although some parents help out as administrators and also assist with the coaching and running matches. 

Winter coaching programme

  • U8-U9 squads: Friday evenings from 5.15pm-6.30pm starting on 12 January 2024 at Longacre School, Shamley Green

  • U10-U13 squads: Friday evenings from 7pm-8.30pm starting on 12 January 2024 at Cranleigh School

  • U14-U15 squads: Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon starting on 7 January 2024 at Cranleigh School.


For further details and to sign up, see "Upcoming Fixtures & Events" below.

Summer coaching programme

After pre-season coaching outdoors in the Easter holidays (see Upcoming Fixtures & Events below), the regular summer coaching sessions for all boys' squads will be on Friday evenings starting on Friday 19 April 2024 and continuing until mid-July.  The summer coaching schedule will be as follows:

  • U7s: Blackheath Fridays 5.15-6.15pm

  • U8s: Blackheath Fridays 5.15-6.15pm

  • U9s: Blackheath Fridays 5.15-6.15pm

  • U10s: Blackheath Fridays 6.30-8pm

  • U11s: Blackheath Fridays 6.30-8pm

  • U12s: Blackheath Fridays 6.30-8pm

  • U13s: Grafham Fridays 6.30-8.30pm

  • U14s: Grafham Fridays 6.30-8.30pm

  • U15s: Grafham Fridays 6.30-8.30pm


Subscriptions for 2024 are as follows: U7 boys: £90; U8 boys: £125; U9-U15 boys £145; U16-U18 boys (without a coaching programme): £70.  There is a £10 sibling discount.

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