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Nick Farrar 2015/16 ADCA Sportspower Junior Cricketer of the Year
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27/07/16 | Upcoming ADCA 2016 Annual General Meeting
8.00pm | Please note that the ADCA's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 3rd August, commencing at 6.30pm.
19/03/16 | Armidale Junior Cricket Representative Teams
5.00pm | The ADCA Junior Cricket representative trials were conducted for all relevant age groups recently. Overall there were more than 90 players competed for a place in the teams. This was another excellent turn out and it demonstrates the strength of junior cricket within the local district. For those players that did not gain a place this time, thank you for your effort and commitment, it is much appreciated. Congratulations to the players that were successful in being selected; now the hard work begins. Visit the Junior Representative page for more details relating to the teams that will represent the Armidale District during the 2016/17 representative season.
06/03/16 | Armidale Junior Cricket Presentation Day
8.00pm | The ADCA Junior Cricket present ation will be held on Sunday, 13th March commencing 12.00pm at the Armidale City Bowling Club. The afternoon will commence with a free BBQ lunch and the presentation of awards.
06/03/16 | Armidale Junior Cricket Representative Trials 2016-17 Season
8.00pm | Please note that Junior Cricket representative trials for the 2016-17 season are fast approaching. Details for the trials are included in the flyer above.
06/02/16 | Junior Cricket Wet Weather Update
7.45am | Junior cricket in Guyra has been called off for this morning. All other junior games are still on..
25/01/16 | Kirinari T20 Big Bash - 2016
9.45pm | The 2016 Kirinari T20 Big Bash competition is due to commence on Friday, 29th January. This years' franchisees are Kirinari, Sportspower, Moxon's Makery and Royal Hotel. Team lists and draw details can be viewed on the T20 Big Bash page.
14/11/15 | Senior Cricket - Wet Weather Saturday 14th November
9.30am | Due to wet weather all senior cricket has been called off for today too.
14/11/15 | Junior Cricket - Wet Weather Saturday 14th November
7.45am | All junior cricket has been called off for today due to wet weather.
29/10/15 | Ground Changes for Saturday 31 October 2015
9.00pm | Please note the following ground changes for this Saturday:
    2nd Grade - Barbarians v Guyra now at Harris Park
    2nd Grade - TAS v Ex Services now at TAS Oval
    3rd Grade - TAS White v TAS Blue now at TAS Wakefield
17/10/15 | MyCricket Data Entry Instructions
12.15pm | Try this step-by-step MyCricket instructions sheet if you feel that you need help when entering teams, match results and player scores into MyCricket. The instructions will be very useful to parents, managers and captains that haven't had a whole lot of experience in entering information into the MyCricket website. The instruction sheet is also available for ongoing reference on the "Rules & Forms" page.
12/03/15 | Junior Presentation Day This Sunday
09.30pm | Junior Presentation will be held this coming Sunday (15th March) from 12noon at the Armidale Bowling Club. BBQ followed by presentation of team and individual awards, including the prestigious Junior Player of the Year.
21/02/15 | Junior Representative Trials for 2015/16 Season
09.30pm | Junior rep trials will be held Tuesday 17th and Sunday 22nd March. All interested players are strongly encouraged to attend the trials. Click on the link to view the trials information sheet.
21/02/15 | PLEASE READ: Senior Cricket Weather Update
09.00am | All senior cricket has been called off for today due to the wet weather.

21/02/15 | PLEASE READ: Junior Cricket Weather Update
07.00am | All junior crciket has been cancelled for today due to the wet weather.

30/01/15 | PLEASE READ: Junior Cricket Update
07.45am | Junior cricket will resume this Saturday (31/01/2015) for the U9's to U16's. Parents, please note that Milo In2Cricket will resume the following Saturday (07/02/2015).

There has been a change to the U14's where there is now no bye in the draw.

28/12/14 | 2015 Annual Walter Taylor Shield
11.00am | The 2015 annual Walter Taylor Shield carnival for U15's teams will be hosted by Armidale from the 5th to 8th January 2015. Teams this year will comprise Armidale, Hunter Valley, Lismore, Northern Districts, Penrith, Tamworth and West Pennant Hills-Cherrybrook. While a number of past players have progressed to play at an elite level, the carnival is always played in good spirits. The recent rain that has fallen within the district should ensure that the grounds are once again picture perfect for the week, which should be also complement the talented young players. Once again we pass on our thanks to all of the carnival's sponsors, whose support makes the week possible. More information about the carnival and its history is available via the Walter Taylor Shield menu links.
13/12/14 | Senior Cricket - Ground Update for 13/12/14
10.30am | Good news for today's senior games - all grades are still on today.
06/12/14 | Senior Cricket - Weather Update for 06/12/14
10.30am | All first and second grade games have been washed out for today. All third grade games are still on, but please note: the game set down for Rologas turf has been moved to Newling #2, while the game set down for Moran Oval will now be played at Newling #1.
06/12/14 | Junior Cricket - Weather Update for 06/12/14
7.15am | All junior cricket has been washed out for today.
01/11/14 | Junior Cricket - Weather Update for 01/11/14
8.00am | Please note that all junior cricket is still on this morning EXCEPT in Guyra (Guyra v CSC).
09/10/14 | ADCA Junior Rules Updates
8.30pm | There have been updates to some junior cricket rules that will apply for this season. It is strongly suggested that coaches, managers and parents familiarise themselves with the rules that are applicable to the age group/s that they will be involved with. Coaches and managers should ensure that a hard copy of the rules is held with the scorebook and available for ready reference throughout the whole season. A copy of the rules for each group can be found under the Rules & Forms menu.
23/09/14 | 2014 Armidale - The Scots College Clinic
8.30pm | During the upcoming October School holidays, Cricket NSW, in conjunction with the Scots College, will be conducting an exciting holiday sports morning in Armidale. The programme is designed to provide both boys & girls aged 7-14 with a great opportunity to learn a range of sporting & movement skills in a fun & friendly environment. There is no cost to attend the clinic, however, registration needsto be received before 26th September. Use this ADCA - The Scots College Registration Form.
23/09/14 | MyCricket Training Session - 26th September
8.30pm | Final registration details for this year's MyCricket training, which will be held at Martins Gully School on Friday, 26th September from 5.30pm to 7.00pm. All club representatives responsible for entering game results and communicating with teams should attend if possible.

The RSVP can be forwarded to Kris Croft for Armidale seniors and Helen Dennis for Juniors.

05/09/14 | 2014 ADCA Junior Player Registrations
1.00pm | Junior player registration dates are fast approaching. ADCA junior cricket clubs will soon start taking registrations for junior players. To assist players and parents, please download this flyer. It has all of the details for dates, time and places for when each club will be registering players.
16/07/14 | 2014 ADCA Annual General Meeting
10.00pm | Just a reminder to all ADCA clubs that this year's ADCA AGM is due to be held on Wednesday, 6th August starting at 6:30pm, at Cricket House. There are a number of motions that will be tabled at the meeting.
06/04/14 | ADCA Junior Representative Teams - 2014/15 Season
10.00am | The ADCA junior representative teams for the 2014/15 season have just been announced. Teams have been selected for the U12's, U14's and U16's age groups. In addition to these teams there have also been players nominated for an U13's development team that may have the chance of playing a game or two during the season.

There was a lot of interest shown in the recent trials, with record numbers of players turning out to try and earn a place in the teams. No doubt that this would have made life difficult for the selectors.

A full list of the squads and some other details is available on the Junior Representative page.

05/04/14 | 2013-14 Junior Presentation Awards
04.00pm | The annual ADCA Junior Presentation was held on Saturday, 29th March at the Armidale City Bowling Club. Liam Neeson was presented with the Armidale Sportspower sponsored Junior Cricket of the Year Award. Congratulations Liam on receiving this pretigious award, and also to all of the winners of the various awards. A full list of award recipients can be downloaded from this link.
29/03/14 | Update - Junior Cricket Rep Trials - this Sunday
07.00pm | Junior representative trials will go ahead tomorrow. Please note that registration will be from 9:45am. The 12's and 14's will be at Harris Park while the 15's and 16's will be at the Sportsground nets.
29/03/14 | Junior Cricket Rep Trials - this Sunday
09.00am | Junior Rep trials are still on tomorrow (Sunday), however, if there are any changes due to wet weather the details will be advised this evening via the ADCA website and on Facebook.
13/03/14 | Armidale & District Junior Representative Trials
07.00pm | Armidale & District junior representative trials will be held on Sunday the 23rd & 30th March. Registration will be at 9:45am and selection trials will commence at 10:00am. Please note that the U12s & 14s trials will be at Harris Park, while the U15s & 16s will be at the Sportsground nets (entry from Dumaresq St). Interested players must attend at least one trial day. For more information please contact Michael Dennis on 0402 339 095 or by email michael.and.helen13@gmail.com.
10/03/14 | U12s and U14s Finals this Saturday
09.00pm | Congratulations to the following teams who will play in the U12s and U14s Finals from this coming Saturday: Under 12s - Norths v Uralla at Newling 2; Under 14s - TAS Yellow v Norths at Newling 1.
10/03/14 | ADCA Junior Presentation Day
09.00pm | ADCA Junior Presentation will be held at the Bowling Club at 12noon on Saturday 29th March. Team and individual awards for local junior club comp and rep comp will be presented on the day. BBQ lunch will be provided.
09/03/14 | Junior Representative Cricket Information
07.00pm | Young players who are interested in playing representative cricket next season there will be trials held in the coming weeks. More information will be posted on the website and also Facebook once the trial dates have been set. Click on this link for more information about junior rep. cricket.
09/03/14 | Junior Cricketer of the Year Award
03.00pm | The Junior Cricketer of the Year Award (2013/14 season) is now open for nominations, with the form available under menu item 'Rules & Forms'. Please note that nominations for Junior Cricketer of the Year need to be received by Paul Schmude at Sportspower by Wednesday, 19th March. A big thanks once again to Paul who has now sponsored this important award for many years.
15/02/14 | Senior Cricket - Washed Out, 15/02/14
08.00am | All Senior Cricket has been washed out for today too.
15/02/14 | Junior Cricket - Washed Out, 15/02/14
08.00am | All Junior Cricket has been washed out for today.
1/02/14 | Third Grade Draw Changes
08.00am | Third grade captains and players please check the draws for changes that may affect the matches set down for the 8th and 15th February.
1/02/14 | In2Cricket Recommences 8th February
08.00am | Parents please note that In2cricket recommences Saturday 8th February, 9.00am at Rologas Fields.
23/01/14 | New England Mutual Big Bash - 31January 2014
11.00pm | The New England Mutual Big Bash will commence on Friday, 31st January. This year's franchisee are: SportsPower Armidale, ACE Embroidery/Buttercup, Adda Constructions and Moxons Bakery. The sleeve sponsor for this year is McDonalds Armidale. There will be three rounds played, with the final being played on Sunday, 23rd February. The team lists and competition draw will be made available soon.
27/12/13 | Shaun Brown's Cricket Coaching Returns to Armidale - January 2014
09.00am | After last year's successful coaching clinic, Shaun Brown's Cricket Coaching is set to return to Armidale on the 13th & 14th January 2014. Again there will be a number of former Australian players that have made themselves available to give guidance to young players. The camp is open to all players from the ages of 6 through to 16. For more information, and to register for the clinic, click on the image above.
30/11/13 | Grade and Rep. Cricket - Update
09.30am | Notification has just been received that all ADCA senior cricket has been washed out for today (Round 8). A decision on whether tomorrow's senior rep. cricket is to be played will be made early this afternoon. The details will be posted on Facebook once the decision has been made.
29/11/13 | Junior Cricket - Washed Out
06.30pm | Coaches and parents, please note that tomorrow's (Saturday's) junior cricket has been washed-out.
23/11/13 | An Update on the Status of Grade Matches for Today
10.00am | 1st and 2nd Grades have been washed out. 3rd Grade is still on, but please note that Barbarians v Hillgrove Colts has been transferred to Doody Park. The weather radar is is showing that the weather isn't looking too promising at this time, so there will be a further update on Facebook at 11.00am to confirm the status of the 3rd grade matches.

09/11/13 | Craig McDermott's Master Class - January 2014
11.00am | Once again Armidale has a unique opportunity for our junior cricketer's to receive tuition from one of Australia's very best cricketers. Craig McDermott was recently appointed as Bowling Coach for the Australian Cricket Team but he has made himself available to be in Armidale on the 18th and 19th January 2014. In addition to himself, Craig is also bringing with him the current Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence spin bowling coach, a batting coach and a wicket-keeping coach. This is too good of an opportunity for our upcoming cricketers to miss. For more information, and to register for the clinic, click on the image above.

**Special mention should be made of the role that Michael and Helen Dennis have had in creating this opportunity. Well done!

19/10/13 | IMPORTANT: 1st and 2nd Grade Matches Washed-out
11.00pm | All 1st and 2nd grade matches have been washed-out but all 3rd grade matches will be played. Captains please remember to still update 1st & 2nd grade results section in MyCricket.
17/10/13 | IMPORTANT: Junior Rules - Updates
10.30pm | The rules for junior cricket have been updated. To download a copy follow the menu Rules & Forms.
10/10/13 | IMPORTANT: MyCricket Website and ADCAs Match and Player Details
07.30pm | Armidale District Cricket Association will be using MyCricket for recording of all match results and statistics from the start of the 2013/14 season. MyCricket is Cricket Australia's preferred system for recording club and association statistics. As at the beginning of the 2013/14 season 65% of clubs and associations in NSW are using MyCricket for match recording, and Cricket Australia's aim is for this to increase to 100% (as is currently the case in Victoria).

All Armidale District Cricket Association draws (Junior and Senior) for the coming season have been posted to MyCricket at www.mycricket.cricket.com.au. Hover over Fixtures and select Season Fixtures, select the relevant Grade and click "Go".

Alternatively, the menu on this website has been updated so that you can navigate to match and player information at the MyCricket website.

Individual player statistics can also be viewed through MyCricket. A player can view a complete history of their statistics i.e. from all competitions that the player has participated in, if the relevant association has been a member of MyCricket too.

22/09/13 | Update: Junior Cricket Development Clinic - September School Holidays
07.30am | Due to the Sportsground having work done to it next week, the Junior Cricket Development Clinic on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th September will now be held at TAS Backfield (enter from Mann St).
27/08/13 | Junior Cricket Development Clinic - September School Holidays
08.00pm | A two day Junior Development Clinic will be held on 24th and 25th September. The cost is only $10 per day and the clinic is open to boys and girls aged from 5 to 15 years. Click on these links for a pdf or WORD copy of the registration form. The form also includes contact and registration details.
27/08/13 | Please Read: Cricket Workshop - Sunday, 1st September at 3pm
08.00pm | There will be a workshop at Cricket House on Sunday, 1st September at 3pm, to discuss ideas about the competition structure for the upcoming season. Everyone is invited to come along and to put forward your opinion and also take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of refreshments.
05/08/13 | Reminder: Armidale Junior Cricket Scorers' Course - Registration Form
07.00pm | A reminder that Armidale Junior Cricket is looking to run a cricket scorer's course just prior to the start of this upcoming season. To register for the course, simply click on this link to download a copy of the registration form (please use a copy of this updated form as the earlier version of the form had incorrect banking details). The form also includes some additional information about the course and the methods of payment that are available. The course cost is only $20/person and provides a very good insight into scoring for both beginners and also those that have had some experience. Please contact Helen Dennis by email michael.and.helen13@gmail.com or phone 0428 150768 if you have any questions.
05/08/13 | Reminder: Armidale District Cricket Assoc. - 2013 AGM 7th August
07.30pm | This years Annual General Meeting will be held 6.30pm Wednesday, 7th August 2013 at Cricket House (Sportsground). The AGM is open to anyone that has an interest in either junior or senior cricket, however, all clubs should ensure that they are adequately representated at the meeting. Click on the following link to download the current Notices of Motion that will be discussed and voted on at the meeting.
30/07/13 | Northern Tablelands U16's Invitational Side

09.00pm | Congratulations to those players that have been selected in the Northern Tablelands U16's Invitational Side. The team will be competing in the Northern Inland Invitational Carnival that will be held in Tamworth during September. The selected team is:
1. Lochlan Elks
2. Matt Kaukianen
3. Will Waterson
4. Clancy Rowlands
5. Angus Dawson
6. Perry Stapleton
7. Sage Cook
8. Tom Scoble
9. Blake Whitechurch
10. Ben Hobday
11. Declan Drake
12. Joe Smith

The Under 14s squad will be announced as soon as possible.
21/07/13 | ADCA Meeting 22nd July re: Junior Competition
10.30pm | There will be an ADCA meeting with regards to the junior competition on MONDAY 22nd July at Cricket House at 5.30pm. Please let everyone in your club know who may be interested in attending.
21/07/13 | U16s Central North Academy Selection
10.30pm | Congratulations go to Lochie Elks for his selection in the Central North Academy U16s squad. Lochie is the only male Armidale player that has been selected across all CNA junior age groups.
12/07/13 | Armidale District Cricket Assoc. - 2013 AGM 7th August
07.30pm | This years Annual General Meeting will be held 6.30pm Wednesday, 7th August 2013 at Cricket House (Sportsground). The AGM is open to anyone that has an interest in either junior or senior cricket, however, all clubs should ensure that they are adequately representated at the meeting. Click on the following link to download the current Notices of Motion that will be discussed and voted on at the meeting.
30/06/13 | Armidale Junior Cricket Scorers' Course - Registration Form
10.00am | Further to the article listed below on the 28/05/2013, Armidale Junior Cricket is looking to run a cricket scorers' course just prior to the start of next season. To register for the course, simply click on this link to download a copy of the registration form. The form also includes some additional information about the course and the methods of payment that are available. The course cost is only $20/person and provides a very good insight into scoring for both beginners and also those that have had some experience. Please contact Helen Dennis by email michael.and.helen13@gmail.com or phone 0428 150768 if you have any questions.
06/06/13 | Northern Inland Academy Squad Update
09.30pm | First training day for the Northern Inland Academy Squad will be held on Sunday, 23rd June at Farrar Agricultural High School nets and ovals in Tamworth. There will be more training sessions throughout winter - dates/venues to be finalised.

Members of the squad include:
U16's Lachlan Elks;
U14's Kieran Dennis, Daniel Boyd, Brendan Knowles, Joe Gordon

28/05/13 | Armidale Junior Cricket Scorers' Course - Conducted By Current Test Match Scorer

07.00pm | Armidale Junior Cricket is looking at running a cricket scorers' course just prior to next season. The course would be run by an accredited trainer from Cricket NSW, along with a current Test match scorer, and cost just $20 per person. Minimum numbers are required to run the course so Armidale Junior Cricket wishes to gauge the extent of interest, and would like to hear from anyone who might like to participate. The course would suit both novice scorers and those with experience. Please contact Helen Dennis by email michael.and.helen13@gmail.com or phone 0428 150768.

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17/11/10 | Player Transfers & Gradings
A new page Transfers & Gradings has been added to the website. The aim of the page is to assist captains with determining whether players are eligible to be able to play for a club or in a grade based on their current status. The database is a work in progress and any feedback will be welcomed by Brian Parsons. Our thanks go to BP who is devoting a lot of time to ensure that the database is accurate.
01/08/10 | The Aims Of The Association

'To encourage enjoyment of the game of cricket by players of ALL ages.

To carry out those activities which can be done more effectively than individual clubs could do.

To generally represent Armidale Junior and Senior Cricket at district and regional levels.

To provide a structured format for the local junior and senior competitions.

To develop players skills and provide opportunities for talented players.'

01/08/10 | About The ADCA Website

Players, administrators and supporters are encouraged to visit our website regularly to keep up-to date with upcoming events, the latest news, meetings, representative information, including trial dates and draws, as well as the upcoming Walter Taylor Shield carnival.

You can also find confirmation of game cancellations due to wet weather, association and club contact information along with competition rules, match draws, playing ground information, competition ladders and individual player statistics.

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The ADCA would like to thank all of our sponsors and donors for their ongoing support. We encourage all players, parents and supporters to take advantage of the products and services offered by each of our sponsors. Visit the Sponsorship page to view our sponsors details and websites.