Bahrain Rugby Club has recently introduced a junior cricket section with the aim of introducing junior players to the sport, enhancing their abilities and hopefully preparing them to represent the club, or their school, at a higher level. Indeed a number of or juniors have achieved the honour of being selected for the national squads or have obtained their formal coaching qualifications and are helping prepare their stablemates for  higher honours.

 

Age Group Sections & Training Times

 

 

 

5 to 8 year old group

Head Coaches: To be Confirmed

This is very much a group aimed at introducing new players to the game and is again all about having fun! Coaching both boys and girls together we currently have over 20 players in our squad from all different backgrounds and with all varying degrees of Cricketing ability. Players as young as four are accepted based on an evaluation by one of our coaches

We train every Tuesday Evening (in season) at 4.45pm and try to include a few skills based development activities as well as fun games in the sports hall using a soft ball to ensure all the boys and girls develop their skills as well as have lots of fun to make sure they always want to come back next week.

 

 

9 to 12 year old group

Head Coaches: To be Confirmed

The intermediate group head off to the club’s practice nets to learn more about the basics of batting and bowling whilst coaching drills are held either on the hard courts or the grass. Players are encouraged to learn all aspects of the game with internal small sided matches being a regular feature on our artificial pitch

We train every Tuesday Evening (in season) at 5.30pm with a weekly nets session providing skills based assessment and fine tuning

 

 

 

13 to 18 year old group

Head Coaches: To be Confirmed

The Senior Group is all about practice and execution of the skills being learnt. The ability to bowl to a plan or structure a batting innings are things we focus on here with some minor skills fine tuning when necessary

We train every Tuesday Evening (in season) at 6.30pm in the clubs cricket nets and organise practice games on a friday afternoon from 1pm

General Policies

Each Player must have completed the Clubs Sports Waiver form and paid the relevant sports fees prior to participation in any activity.

Each Player will be issued a club training top to be used at each training session with playing kits made available from the club’s central stock for tournaments and matches

Each Coach will have differing methods of organising and communicating with their groups these can include Teamer, Basic Email etc, please ensure that Parents introduce themselves to the coach and get access to the relevant information

Any trips overseas will be organised by our sports department at an additional cost, the club does its best to contribute towards these trips and will publicise this in advance