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Disability Cricket

DISABILITY PROGRAMME

The Nottinghamshire Cricket Board currently delivers a comprehensive disability programme which includes provision in Nottinghamshire’s 16 Special Schools along with a variety of community schemes at colleges, community centres and within various charitable organisations. Within this provision we offer a variety of formats including inclusive cricket, multi skills activity and table cricket.

If you would like to find out more about our programmes and opportunities please contact Jack Arnold on 0115 982 3000. 

SCHOOL & COMMUNITY COMPETITIONS

In 2013/2014, the Nottinghamshire Cricket Board (working in partnership with the Belvoir Castle Cricket Trust) delivered a Table Cricket County Competition open to all schools that cater for children with disabilities. Five schools took part in the event held at Nottingham Trent University. Carlton Le Willows won the competition.

The NCB also organises two annual inclusive cricket festivals accessible for all schools who receive disability provision. Festivals take place in the North and South of the county.

NCB also offer opportunities for adults to compete through two different inclusive cricket festivals in the North and South of the county, please contact Jack Arnold for information on how to enter competitions.

Jack Arnold (Community Development Officer) by phone on 0115 982 3000 (378) or by email at jack.arnold@nottsccc.co.uk

PROVISIONAL COMPETITIONS FOR 2014/15

Name of competition

Organising Body

Entry Criteria

Date

Table Cricket Schools Competition 2015

NCB

Open to all schools (SEND)

March 2015 ( to be confirmed)

NCB Inclusive Festival (North)

NCB

Open to all schools (SEND)

Wednesday 20th May 2015

NCB Inclusive Festival (South)

NCB

Open to all schools (SEND)

Tuesday 19th May 2015

Table Cricket Community League

Attenborough CC

Open to clubs and community groups (Adults and Children)  

Multiple Dates

Adult Disability Cricket Festival (North)

NCB/Active Ashfield

Open to colleges, community groups and charities

To be confirmed (July 2015)

Adult Disability Festival (South)

NCB/Attenborough CC

Open to colleges, community groups and charities

To be confirmed (July 2015)

HUB CLUBS

The Nottinghamshire Cricket Board has led the development of four disability hubs across Nottinghamshire. Their role is to support the NCB in hosting disability squads, competitions and festivals.

COUNTY SQUADS

  1. Nottinghamshire Disability Cricket Club (Physical & Learning Disability Squad) – based at Mansfield Hosiery Mills: Manager Paul Smith, telephone: 07711 102911
  2. Nottinghamshire Knights Visually Impaired Cricket Club (Visually Impaired Disability Squad) – based at Thurgaton CC : Manager Faye Dale, telephone: 0115 970 6806
  3. Nottinghamshire Visually Impaired Cricket Club (Visually Impaired Disability Squad) – based at Coddington and Winthorpe CC Holme Lane. Manager : Bernard Sullivan, telephone: 07825 381913
  4. Nottinghamshire Deaf Cricket Club based at Radcliffe on Trent CC  - Secretary: Barbara Savage 07825 773215.

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE TABLE CRICKET COMMUNITY LEAGUE

Nottinghamshire also host a Table Cricket Community League funded by ‘CP Sport’ and delivered by Attenborough Cricket Club.

The Community League offers formal competition to disabled young people and adults with the winning team representing Nottinghamshire at the National Table Cricket Community Finals each year.

In 2014, four teams were involved including Foxwood Academy, Central College, Portland College and West Nottinghamshire College, with further plans to develop the amount of teams entering the league in 2015.

For more information on the Table Cricket Community League please visit; http://www.attenborough-cc.org/p/table-cricket.html

Click here for details on how get involved in representing Nottinghamshire in disability cricket.

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