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The Newbery Sussex Junior Cricket Leagues

For more information on The Newbery Sussex Junior Cricket Leagues, officers, structure, rules & regulations please visit the dedicated website at

Junior League AGM - 2nd December 2020

Junior League AGM 2nd December 2020 from Sussex Cricket Foundation

League Details

West Area - Bob Murtagh and Indoor League contact James Mayne 07973 155314 and

U11 (hardball and softball leagues), U13 and U15


East Area - Alastair Neill and Indoor League contact Adam Page 07516 156485 and

U12, U14, U16 and U18


North Area - Fred Davis 07779 441779 and and Indoor League contact

U9/10 (softball), U11, U13 and U15


South Area - Andy Garth 07774 272594 and and Indoor League contact

U12, U13 and U14




Junior League Ball Purchasing

It is mandatory for clubs participating in the South, East and West League to use Newbery cricket balls this season.

Options :-

a) 4.75oz (junior) size cricket balls

b) 5oz (U12 & U13) size cricket balls

c) 5.5oz (full size) cricket balls

d) Incredi-balls (junior size)


U13/U15 National Club Competition

National competition which is 20 overs aside. Clubs entering will be put into to a draw with the early rounds be based on North/West & South/East divide to save on travel time. Games are arranged by clubs and to be played by deadlines set by the Sussex Cricket Foundation, traditionally played during the week though can be played at weekends.  

The club that wins Sussex competition will go into the regional rounds which leads into the national competition. Entry into the competition is via your clubs affiliation. 


The SJCF is a hugely well respected competition for clubs to enter in the summer holidays. 

The format aids the transition from junior to senior cricket, getting the young people used to playing a longer format. 

Each age group plays during one week of the Summer holidays, culminating in a final on the following Sunday. 

There are two tournaments to choose from, to cater for different abilities, ‘The Bowl’ for the higher standard & ‘The Shield’ for less experienced. 

It costs a club just £30 to enter plus £5 per team. 

For more information on the SJCF visit their website or contact Richard Drake at

For more information on the Sussex Cricket run competitions, please contact your Territory Manager.