Women and Girls Teams Information


Takapuna is the ‘Home of Women & Girls Cricket’ in North Harbour with teams in every age grade of the Auckland Cricket Association Women & Girls Grades Competitions. We can cater for Women and Girls across all age grades and abilities, from beginners through to playing for the New Zealand White Ferns.

Takapuna Women & Girls teams regularly feature in end of season finals (winning more often than not) and many individual players succeed to higher playing honours from the coaching we provide.

All playing equipment is provided – helmet, pads, bats, balls, gloves plus wicket-keeping pads and gloves. We also provide each player with a team shirt and cap on loan.

Junior Girls

  • Girls aged 5-8 years play in the Kookaburrra Cup Grade – mixed Boys & Girls 8-a-side
  • Girls aged 7-9 years play in the Mini-Hearts U10 Grade – Girls only – 8-a-side.
  • Girls aged 10 years play in the Quick-Hit U11 Grade – Girls only – 8-a-side.
  • Quick-Hit, Mini-Hearts grade use an Incrediball which is soft so that pads, gloves and helmets are unnecessary. Games are usually played on Saturday mornings 8.00am – 10.30am mostly at our home ground, Onewa Domain or at Melville Park in Epsom.
  • Girls aged 10-12 years play in the Junior Hearts U12 Grades – Girls only – 8-a-side.
  • Girls aged 13-14 years play in the Future Hearts U15 Grades – Girls only – 9-a-side.
  • Junior Hearts and Future Hearts grades are hardball grades where players use pads, gloves and helmets. These grades play on Saturday mornings 8.00am – 12.00pm at various grounds across Auckland on a home and away basis.

Women’s Teams

  •         Women's Emerging Hearts Division 1 & 2 Aged 15+
  •         Premier Women

    Senior Women’s cricket (11-a-side) is played on Saturday afternoons at various grounds across Auckland on a home and away basis. These grades play both T20 and one-day competition formats.

    Practices

    •           All Women & Girls teams practice each Monday evening at Onewa Domain during the season.
    • ·         Junior Girls teams practice 4.30pm – 6.00pm or 5.00pm – 6.30pm
    • ·         Senior Women’s teams practice 6.00pm – 7.30pm

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