Females in Cricket
Female NICC

NT Cricket is committed to growing female participation in cricket by making the game more accessible to girls and women of all ages and abilities.

The female competitions are played in the spirit of fun, fitness and friendship, with players ranging from 5 to 50 years-old.

NT Cricket has produced two of Australia’s most prolific female cricketers, Shelley Nitschke and Julie Page (nee Woerner), who journeyed up through the NT Cricket player pathway.  

In the Darwin and Districts region females can get involved in the following programs:

- Girls aged 5 years and above can join MILO in2CRICKET

- Girls aged 8 years and above can join MILO T20 Blast

- Junior Girls can play in the DDCC Junior Competition from April through to September

- The eNTITy1 Dry Season Sixers offers a social competition for females of all ages during the Dry Season

- The NT Female Academy develops and supports female cricketers to achieve their cricketing aspirations


In Alice Springs the Alice Springs Cricket Association has the following programs for females:

- Girls aged 5 years and above can join MILO in2CRICKET 

- Girls aged 8 years and above can join MILO T20 Blast

- Junior Girls can play in the ASCA Junior Competition from October through to March

- The Women’s ASCA Senior Grade Competition is held from October through to March

- The NT Female Academy develops and supports female cricketers to achieve their cricketing aspirations


In the Katherine region, the following programs for girls are available:

- Girls aged 5 years and above can join MILO in2CRICKET

- Junior Girls can play in the Katherine & Districts Cricket Junior Competition from April through to September


In Tennant Creek, the following programs for girls are available:

- Girls aged 5 years and above can join MILO in2CRICKET

- Females can play in the Tennant Creek Competition from October through to March


For further information about these programs, please contact NT Cricket on 08 8944 8900 or ntcricket@ntcricket.com.au.