Like many clubs, at Bingley Congs CC, there’s been an absence to our junior section over the last few years. Without the most important part of a cricket club, in the long run, a club can simply dwindle away. Thankfully, with the rise of All Stars over the last few years, Friday night sees plenty […]
Podcast: Behind-the-scenes at Cricket Yorkshire
The 2022 club cricket season is within touching distance and there are so many reasons to be optimistic. After two long seasons of Covid-affected cricket, restrictions are set to be a thing of the past when clubs across the country take to the field come April. John Fuller, Founder of Cricket Yorkshire, finds himself in […]
How clubs fuel junior growth with All Stars & Dynamos Cricket
Asher Nutting interviews Joe Steel, the England & Wales Cricket Board’s Head of Brand and Fan Engagement for The Hundred. Up for discussion is the growth of All Stars Cricket (for 5-8 year-olds) as well as the impact of The Hundred on younger audiences. As this is written, it’s the beginning of February, it’s roughly […]
What do you buy the cricketer that has everything?
Asher Nutting explores a selection of cricket gifts for Christmas, birthdays or pre-season… The 2022 season continues to creep closer, meaning it’s the time of year when club cricketers hurry round to refresh their kit. Oh boy, can I not wait for another season scratching around to try and reach three figures; but that’s not […]
Haworth West End: No cricket club but a thriving ground
Around half an hour to the west of Bradford lies the Worth Valley village of Haworth, a vibrant West Yorkshire hotspot. Tourists exercise their legs and make the steep climb up to Haworth, whether for steampunk or 1940s weekends, the famous heritage railway or Bronte connections. However, at the very top, hidden away on Penistone […]
How do we get more teenagers interested in cricket?
Slow, posh and complicated are amongst some of the adjectives that were used when I asked fellow teenagers to describe their thoughts on cricket. As a keen advocate of the game, these words have a tendency to hurt as I love it and see cricket as so much more. So the question is…why is there […]