For more information on The Newbery Sussex Junior Cricket Leagues, officers, structure, rules & regulations please visit the dedicated website at https://sussexjuniorcricketleagues.play-cricket.com/
U11 (hardball and softball leagues), U13 and U15
U12, U14, U16 and U18
U9/10 (softball), U11, U13 and U15
U12, U13 and U14
It is mandatory for clubs participating in the South, East and West League to use Newbery cricket balls this season.
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)
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 Sussex Cricket run competitions, please contact your Territory Manager.