Welcome to Cricket (w)
Open to all, Women's Cricket aims to help everyone improve their game, making memories along the way.
With no trials, everyone is welcome to join women’s cricket, whether you’re a seasoned professional or have never picked up a bat. Our weekly training sessions are structured to be beneficial to all abilities, with extra weekly net sessions for those who wish to improve further. For those more experienced players, MCCU cricket is available to challenge yourself, both with extra training sessions and matches. Regular themed socials are available to all, with social memberships on offer for those who wish to solely partake in our events. Come to our GIAG on the 8th of October to see what we’re all about or send us a message and join a fun, friendly and inclusive society.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or dm us on instagram @uolwcc
Semester 1 training will take place Fridays 6pm - 8pm in the Edge Sports Hall 1a. Beginners training is at 6pm-7pm and Advanced is 7pm-8pm.
Indoor nets take place on Wednesdays 2pm-4pm at Headingley Indoor Centre.
We also have extra fitness sessions varying in time and location – details regarding extra sessions will be sent out on Facebook.
Through Semester 1, we compete both in BUCS and an local indoor league- meaning there are plenty of opportunities to play no matter your ability.
We also have a netball team that plays in the University Social League.
In semester 2, outdoor training takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8pm at Weetwood.
Themed socials take place every Wednesday, with themed nights, joint socials and Otley runs being a few favourites. Sober socials take place monthly, including movie nights and pizza parties, ensuring all members are involved.
£43 Standard Annual Membership
£20 Social Membership
£38 Associate Membership (open to players from other Universities and includes the opportunity to play in local and friendly matches as well as all training and social events)
* Membership gives you access to professional coaching in training sessions, chances to play outdoor and indoor cricket games, fitness training, discounts on deals at socials and the chance to buy the LUU cricket kit. We also provide kit (pads, gloves, helmet and bats) for those that are starting out or don’t have any.
For more experienced players, we’ve teamed up with Leeds Beckett to form an MCCU team with the highest quality training. This includes one-to-one batting sessions, regular net sessions and a weekly strength and conditioning session. If you’re interested, further details will be provided at our regular training sessions and on our members’ Facebook page.
Throughout the year, Women’s Cricket aim to encourage all members to get involved with our fundraising opportunities through events such as quiz nights and sponsored event. We encourage our members to make a positive impact on the local community. 2016/17 we successfully raised over £1,200 for charity, while during the COVID-19 lockdown, members took part in the ashes challenge, cumulatively running the distance between the 5 ashes 2019 test grounds. We assist members in getting involved in creating their own fundraising events such as open-mic nights or anything you can think of! This enhances employability and lets you get to know what it is like to be part of the committee.
Our student and participant memberships contain a £3 fee to cover Personal Accident Insurance for our members. This is a requirement from the University.