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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.


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 through the NT Cricket player pathway.  

 

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

  • Girls aged 5-8 years can join Woolworths Junior Blasters
  • Girls aged 7-12 years can join Woolworths Master Blasters
  • Junior Girls and Senior Women can play in the Darwin & Districts Cricket Competition from April through to September
  • The NT Statewide Super Academy develops and supports female cricketers to achieve their cricketing aspirations through weekly training and skills sessions
  • The Female Strike League provides a competitive opportunity for females to played against state and international players 

 

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

  • Girls aged 5-8 years can join Woolworths Junior Blasters
  • Girls aged 7-12 years can join Woolworths Master Blasters
  • Junior Girls can play in the ASCA Junior Competition from October through to March
  • The Women’s ASCA Senior Grade Competition is held on Thursday evenings from October through to March
  • The NT Fema Statewide Super Academy develops and supports female cricketers to achieve their cricketing aspirations

 

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

  • Girls aged 5-8 years can join Woolworths Junior Blasters
  • Girls aged 7-12 years can join Woolworths Master Blasters
  • Junior Girls and Senior Women can play in the Katherine & Districts Cricket Competition from April through to September

 

In the Tennant Creek region, the following programs for females are available:

  • Girls aged 5-8 years can join Woolworths Junior Blasters
  • Girls aged 7-12 years can join Woolworths Master Blasters
  • Junior Girls and Senior Women 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