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East Renfrewshire Cricket Club

Our heart beats for cricket!

Our promise

Our members always support one another and have developed a strong community

We’re always happy to welcome new members, whether they’re beginners or advanced, and we invite anyone interested in cricket to come by for a chat and watch our teams training. Established by local residents in 2013 because there was no cricket club or playing and training facility in a council area with over 95000 residents. East Renfrewshire Cricket Club is a volunteer-led organisation which provides cricket playing opportunities to juniors and adults across the local authority.  We understand the benefits that sport can bring both physically and mentally and embarked on a journey to create a new club for the community and build the newest cricket ground and training facility in Scotland consisting of; a new drainage system, an 8 wicket grass square and a fully enclosed quadruple lane outdoor net facility as there was nothing for cricket in the borough. Fast forward 7 years and the committee has organically built a sustainable cricket club on the south side of Glasgow consisting of over 150 members which include 2 senior teams, 5 junior teams with over 150 members, and secured a 31-year lease for the ground.

Some of our achievements include;

•4000 + The number of volunteer hours that have gone into the club since inception

•Leading cricket delivery to 23 primary schools and 6 High Schools

•Delivering circa 190 + schools cricket coaching sessions per annum

•120 hours of community coaching annually (summertime)

•Provide our ground for Interschool hardball matches, school sports days, ERC Active schools activities, cross country track – No charge

•Hosted 4 regional qualifiers for East Renfrewshire Primary schools to participate in Cricket Scotland National Primary Schools cup

•Coached and led 10 high school teams to National Secondary schools competitions

•Led girls-only cricket after school club

•Organised and hosted a number of kwik cricket festivals annually (average participants 50)

•Created super six indoor inter-school cricket league (Eastwood High School)

•Secured indoor facility at Barrhead, Foundry for winter training. Oct to April 4 hours a week

•Organised 2-day cricket festival for ERC schools with over 100 participants attending each day

•Woodfarm grounds maintained by ERC volunteers which include grass cutting, weeding, rubbish collection. 

•Led volunteer programme for club to help with cricket delivery

•58 – The number of qualifications that coaches have gained i.e. UKCC level I, II, first aid, safeguarding and protecting children, in safe hands qualifications.

•Acquired Woodfarm Playing fields on 31-year lease 2016

•Non turf pitch laid at Woodfarm costing £10k

•Acquired triple gang mower, rotary mower, wicket mower, hand roller, mechanical roller, 2 new 20ft containers, portable batting cage

•Increased number of playing teams; 2 senior teams, 5 junior teams (U10, U11, U12, U14 and U16) all playing in Western District Cricket Union

•1 – Part-time development officer and looking to increase with girls and disability officer (part-time)

•Staff has been recognised with accolades locally, regionally, nationally and internationally for the work they have carried out.

 

Female Only Coaching

From Monday 15th February, East Renfrewshire Active Schools are challenging East Renfrewshire to walk,cycle,run to Tokyo. (5759 miles). Anyone with a connection to East Renfrewshire can take part – school pupils, parents, grandparents, staff.

Match Reports

Zubair, Ali Shine in ERCC’s Win Over Hillhead

Mohammed Zubair’s five wicket haul and Ali Qazi’s brilliant ton outplayed Hillhead in Saturday’s WDCU Division 2 League match…..Read More

ERCC Bounce Back in The League as They Thrash Victoria

ERCC batsmen were put to test for the first time this season, when Victoria unsurprisingly chose to field under ….Read More

Poor Shot Selection Cost ERCC Their First Defeat This Season

ERCC’s strong batting line-up failed to deliver on a rain-interrupted 42 over match against 10-men Albert Park facing their….Read More

ERCC Extend Winning Streak in WDCU Division 2

ERCC extended their WDCU Division 2 League winning streak to four after thrashing Galloway by 5 wickets in Saturday’s away game. Off-spinner Riaz Ali ….Read More

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Club News

Funding Approved for New Outdoor Training Nets

East Renfrewshire Cricket Club is delighted to announce that our application to ‘East Renfrewshire Renewable Energy….Read More

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ERCC Hosts Iftaar Party for Club Members at Manjaros

ERCC hosts iftaar party for club members at the Manjaros, the Quay, Glasgow on 28th May 2019 to celebrate….Read More

Outdoor Training Commences at Woodfarm Pavilion

Outdoor training camp for ERCC senior team is organised at the Woodfarm pavilion near Berryhill drive ….Read More
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Nexus Travel & Cargo Sign Sponsorship Deal for 2019 Season

Glasgow based Nexus Travel & Cargo signed sponsorship deal with ERCC for the new 2019 season, , under the deal ….Read More

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