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CRICKET COMMITS TO ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE RACISM AND ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION

 Cricket today commits to a wide-ranging action plan to tackle racism and promote inclusion and diversity at all levels of the game. The plan has been developed jointly by the ECB, MCC, the PCA, NCCA Ltd, the First Class Counties, Women’s Regional Hosts and the Recreational County Cricket network, as a game-wide response to discrimination within the game. While taking tangible and immediate action through the plan published today, cricket will continue to listen and learn from anyone......

Club Welfare Officer Training 2022

Club Welfare Officers are vital members of the club and key to making an environment safe, welcoming and friendly for children to enjoy the game of cricket. Why do clubs need a Club Welfare Officer? Whilst everyone is responsible for safeguarding, the Club Welfare Officer will make sure the policies and procedures are in place, and that everyone who should be vetted to work with children, is vetted by the ECB. They are the person that others come to if they have concerns, and having......

Winter Performance Training Details

The Isle of Wight Cricket Board's winter training programme will start the week beginning the 8th November. We will be running a larger programme than last year and details of each session are below with registration and payment links for each session. Most parents and players would have received confirmation of which session to book onto, if you have not please contact Andy Woodward, andy.woodward@iwcb.org.uk to agree which session to book onto. We still have to be careful because of......

ECB Support Coach Course

ECB Support Coach Course is the first step on the coaching pathway. The programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to support qualified coaches. An ECB Support Coach is not qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and therefore must be supervised by a qualified cricket coach. Content Supporting coaches and players icoachcricket Communicating with coaches and players Supporting fielding, bowling and batting Safety Who is it......

Job Vacancy: Disability Development Officer

Isle of Wight Cricket Board are recruiting a Development Officer to deliver the Lord's Taverners Super 1s programme. 17 hours per week Salary: £11,113 + expenses 2 Year Fixture Contract Isle of Wight Cricket Board in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners wish to appoint a Disability Development Officer to deliver the Lord’s Taverners disability programmes (Table Cricket and Super 1s) across the Isle of Wight. The officer will provide community based cricketing......

Isle of Wight Talented Athlete Scheme - Open

The talented athlete scheme is a sponsored discount scheme. It has been designed to help gifted sports people reach their full potential. The scheme ends on 31 December 2022. Scheme sponsors The scheme is sponsored by the following: 1Leisure Wightlink    Love Running  Cowes Chiropractic Clinic  RMA Sports Injury Clinic Eligibility Please check you are eligible against the criteria. Only official National Governing......

COVID-19 Guidance for Cricket Indoors in England October 2021

COVID-19 Guidance for Cricket Indoors in England – October 2021

Please find the link to the latest indoor guidance for Here

Ryde Finish On A High

Ryde CC had a successful end to the season as both their U13s and senior side ended up winning the final pieces of silverware of the season at Newclose last Sunday (26th Sept). Ryde U13s took on East Cowes CC in the morning for the Under 13 September Cup. East Cowes won the toss and elected to take the field and bowl first. A decision that didn’t affect Ryde’s opening batters, Rhydian Cobb (30) and Preston Draper-Oatley (32) as both retired not out in quick time. The runs kept......

Herefordshire Match Report

Game 1 at Newclose cc 25th September 2021 - 50 over. IOW lost the toss and were asked to field. Ash Goldsmith started very well with the new ball and was our most economical bowler  with figures of 9.2 overs, 2 maidens and 1 for 25. He was well backed up by all the other bowlers who shared the wickets. Ollie Morgan 3 for 33, Ben White 2 for 38, Dan Cox 1 for 36, George Willis 1 for 39 and Jason Heap 2 for 34. IOW fielded very well, taking all but one chance. The bowlers were perhaps......

Defib Fund

The need for this equipment has been repeatedly highlighted by the frequency of tragic deaths due to cardiac arrest on and off the cricket field. Cricket grounds are, by their nature, usually remote sites away from hospitals and not in easy reach of emergency services. There is only a vital FIVE MINUTE period before permanent or irreversible damage can occur. A portable defibrillator can be the saviour of an otherwise catastrophic situation. In partnership with the ECB, we have supplied and......

COUNTY GRANTS FUND 2021-2022

The County Grants Fund aims to support ECB affiliated Cricket Clubs to create welcoming environments, provide enhanced facilities and playing opportunities, and to tackle climate change. Priority will be given to applications from Clubs that are actively engaged with ECB programmes (All Stars, Dynamos, Women’s and Girls’ Cricket and / or Disability Cricket). The scheme is funded by the England and Wales Cricket Trust (EWCT), a wholly owned charitable subsidiary of England and......

Covid 19 - Update 19th July

In England, as we move into Step 4 of the Government Road Map from 19 July 2021, we have produced the accompanying documents with headline information on what activities are permissible. The key focus is keep as many people enjoying the game as safely as possible. 1. Social distancing (1 m+) rule is removed 2. Group size restrictions indoors and outdoors are removed (including spectator number restrictions) 3. Face coverings are no longer required by law, but are recommended in crowded......

Wightlink Community Support

End of Year Roll of Honour

It has been a busy summer of cricket once again with teams battling it out to win leagues, cups or gain promotion. Below is the list of winners from the 2021 cricket season. Congratulation to all the teams and players whether you won a cup or played all your fixtures it's been a great season. 2021 Junior Winners U11 Cup Winner: Ryde CC Runners Up: East Cowes CC U11 Plate Winners: Shankln & Godshill CC Runners Up: Ventnor CC U13 Mal Sketchley......

Southern Vipers at Newclose

1 May 2021

Watch a video of the Southern Vipers playing at Newport.

MCC Tour is hit by Weather

Last week saw the MCC visit the Island for their annual tour, where they played three games (IWCB 1st XI, Ryde School and IWCB U18s). The weather caused havoc with the schedule as Mondays game against the Isle of Wight 1st XI was moved to Ryde School due to a waterlogged pitch at Ryde CC. Wednesday fixture against the IWCB U18s ended up at Ventnor CC due too Newclose's outfield still being to wet to play. The U18s played the MCC for the Keith Newbery Memorial Trophy in their 50 over......

Women's and Girls Cricket Festival

#WomensCricketMonth What a great day on Sunday at the Isle of Wight Womens and Girls Cricket Festival, 33 Dynamos played 2 games of count down cricket to start the day.  Once the Dynamos had finished 14 ladies took centre stage to played a soft ball game which was a close affair with an 8 run victory to Mackenzie's Flyers. The day was finished with a T20 game between the Isle of Wight Girls squad, which finished with a 21 run win for Cully's Clippers. The day was a......

The 2021 Cricket Playing Pulse Survey is live!

We want you to have your say. As a game, we had to be flexible and adaptable last year, and we know many players have returned to a slightly different cricket experience again this summer. To help us better understand the challenges that those playing have faced so far, we are delivering a pulse survey in the middle of the season to ensure that the voices of players and volunteers continue to be heard and help us to be proactive in supporting the network throughout the summer. As in......

Indoor Guidance - 17th May 2021

IMPORTANT UPDATE In England restrictions continue to relax in line with the Government’s Roadmap Out of Lockdown. We must continue to conduct cricket activities in a COVID-19 safe manner. At Step 3 (17th May) indoor sport facilities may open to the public with some restrictions: • Indoor sport facilities can be used for informal activities by six people or by people from two households (or support/childcare bubble). • Organised indoor sport is exempt from the gathering......

Guidance Update Step 3 - 17th May

With the positive news from the UK Government confirming England progressing to Step 3 from Monday 17th May, we have updated our guidance to reflect what these changes mean for organised outdoor cricket. Whilst these changes come into effect from Monday 17th May, it is important to remember that clubs should be encouraged to move at their own pace and only move to the next steps if and when they feel ready to do so. The main changes under Step 3 guidance are as......

Inspired to Play Grant For Clubs

The “Inspired to Play” grant fund launches on Monday 10th May. The scheme aims to increase the number of children (boys and girls) and/or women participating in the game by supporting the delivery of new and/or enhanced recreational cricket activities in England and Wales during the months of June - September 2021.  The ambition is for as many clubs as possible to be open and welcoming new participants, especially kids and women, especially during the school summer......

County Teams Fixtures

This year we are hosting our county team fixtures and results on the play-cricket.com site. We are hoping to be able to pull through the information so it shows on isleofwightcricketboard.co.uk as well, but we are working on that. If you wish to view the county team fixtures for this season please look below IWCB 1st XI - Fixtures IWCB U18s - Fixtures IWCB U15s - Fixtures IWCB U14s - Fixtures IWCB U13s - Fixtures IWCB U12s - Fixtures IWCB U11s - Fixtures IWCB U10s -......

Vipers Warm Up At Newclose

The Vipers played a behind closed doors game at Newclose last Saturday (1st May) as part of their preparation for the up coming season. Where coach Charlotte Edwards will be looking to retain their Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. You can catch the best of the action from Newclose via the highlights by clicking Here The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy will return alongside the new Women’s Regional T20 as a new era begins for women’s domestic cricket this summer, with 56 matches to be......

Vipers Warm Up At Newclsoe

<p>The Vipers played a behind closed doors game at Newclose last Saturday (1st May) as part of their preparation for the up coming season. Where coach Charlotte Edwards will be looking to retain their Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.</p> <p>You can catch the best of the action from Newclose via the highlights by clicking<a href="https://live.nvplay.com/ecb/#m97c0c4bd-651f-4ea8-8c60-d14d1dc42796"><strong>......

Cricket Stars Team Up with Dr Ranj to Help Kids Get Outdoors and Active Again

England cricketers Chris Woakes and Sophie Ecclestone, who are also set to play in The Hundred this summer, have written a letter to more than 150,000 kids and their parents around the country about the positive role cricket can play in their lives The two international players visited their old primary schools to read the letters to pupils Exacerbated by the pandemic, a recent survey has revealed that activity levels have fallen for Years 1-2 (ages 5-7) and Years 3-6 (ages 7-11) over......

Hygiene Brand Lifebuoy partner with England Cricket to support a safe return

The ECB are delighted to announce a partnership with the world’s number one hygiene soap brand, Lifebuoy, ahead of the new season. As part of the agreement, Lifebuoy will become the ‘Official Hygiene Partner’ and ‘Official Community Cricket Hygiene Partner’ of England Cricket and ECB. In partnership with Lifebuoy, all recreational cricket clubs across England & Wales will be able to apply to receive a free ‘ECB Hygiene Bundle’ pack as part of the......

Clubs In Crisis Fund

As grassroots sport once again begins its phased return across the UK, Made By Sport is pleased to announce that from 12th April, its ‘Clubs In Crisis’ fund, will distribute over £4million of funding directly to grassroots sports clubs and organisations, which is being administered by participating members of the UK Community Foundations. Unrestricted grants of up to £2021 will be made available for those groups who do so much to use sport as a vehicle for social good......

Guidance for organised cricket activity in England

Following the Government’s updated guidance for outdoor organised sports around the easing of social restrictions in England on 29th March, we are delighted to confirm the return of recreational cricket in England from that date. We know that our communities, players and volunteers will have missed the social, physical and health benefits of participating in our great game and we believe we have an important role to play in supporting the nations recovery from the COVID-19......

All Stars and Dynamos Cricket is Back

What is Dynamos Cricket? Dynamos Cricket provides a fantastic next step for all those graduating from All Stars Cricket and the perfect introduction for all 8-11 year-olds new to the sport! Complementing junior cricket, Dynamos provides children with a more social offer focused on developing fundamental movement skills and applying them in an exciting game of countdown cricket. We know how important it is to look like the heroes of the game, so every child who registers will receive......

NatWest CricketForce Get Set Weekend

For many years, NatWest CricketForce has been a focal point for clubs as you prepare your grounds and reconnect with your players and volunteers to get set for the season ahead.  Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, this year we will not be able to run NatWest CricketForce as a physical event. However, NatWest is running a new look virtual CricketForce with their Get Set Weekend. We’d like to use this opportunity to invite everyone to join in and get involved......
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