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Indoor Easter Cricket Camp, The Jesmond Centre, Jesmond DriveBridge of DonAB22 8UR

wytbu8  Feb 29 2016 - 11:00pm   

Apologies that I could not make it along to the Spring GM on Sunday, I hope all went well?

You will be aware that there are a number of courses for both coaches and umpires scheduled to take place in and around Aberdeen pre-season 2016, namely:

wytbu8  Feb 29 2016 - 10:53pm   

The Community Sports Grants programme, which provides support to Talented Athletes, Coaches & Officials and local sports clubs is again open for applications. With the deadline date of Friday 4th March fast approaching, funding is still available in all three categories in this final round of 2015/16.

Alistair Robertson, Managing Director of Sport Aberdeen, who administrates the scheme on behalf of the Active Aberdeen Partnership and Aberdeen City Council stated, “I am delighted that the Partnership is able to assist local sports clubs and individuals in developing their sport and furthering their ambitions.  I would encourage people to discuss their applications with the team at Sport Aberdeen so that we are able to guide them.  These grants can make a significant impact for sports clubs and enable them to get more people playing their sport.  It’s the same for coaches, officials and talented athletes where a little can go a long way in helping to promote a promising career.”

wytbu8  Feb 27 2016 - 8:27pm   

Please find flyer with details of a Pre-Season Girls & Womens Cricket Coaching Camp lead by Kari Carswell.

Pre-Season Girls & Womens Cricket Coaching Camp lead by Kari Carswell

 

wytbu8  Feb 18 2016 - 8:21pm   

Notice is hereby given that the Spring General Meeting of the Association will take place in the Function Suite, Shri Bheema’s Indian Restaurant, Parkway Inn, Balgownie Road, Bridge of Don, on Sunday February 28th 2016 at 3pm. Please find attached the relevant papers.

wytbu8  Feb 14 2016 - 7:37pm   

Hi everyone,

I am delighted to report that a `Making it Happen at Your Cricket Club` Workshop will take place on Monday 29 February, 6.30pm at the Mannofield Club.

I highly recommend this workshop to all clubs and I’m sure you will come out of it with some ideas on how to improve your club.

wytbu8  Feb 13 2016 - 12:22pm   

Aberdeen Association Of Cricket Officials (AAOCO) would like to invite you to the very first 'A Night at the Races' fundraising event at 7pm on Sunday 3rd April at the famous Ashvale Restaurant on Great Western Road, Aberdeen.

wytbu8  Feb 8 2016 - 7:09pm   
Please note the ACA Annual Spring Meeting is scheduled for Sunday 28th February 2016. Details to follow
wytbu8  Jan 27 2016 - 9:49pm   

In the interests of transparency I thought it would be helpful if I shared with member clubs some of the issues surrounding the preparation of fixtures for 2016.

Following the AGM we have 33 teams in membership.  This is sufficient to allow for the continuation of four leagues, comprising 10, 8, 8 and 7 teams.  There are however issues over pitch availability.  The two new sides elected [Aberdeen Super Kings and 2nd Grampian] both require town pitches, whereas two of the three clubs who have withdrawn [2nd Banchory & 2nd Stonehaven] had their own grounds.  Additionally, it has been indicated that Inverurie may be unable this season to prepare/make available the ground at Kellands Park for other sides.

wytbu8  Jan 22 2016 - 5:39pm   

Please finds attached a letter from Cricket Scotland regarding an upcoming road show event, to be held in Aberdeen on Sunday 24th January, outlining their proposals for a revised governance structure for domestic cricket within Scotland, which I would be grateful if could be circulated to club secretaries and publicised on the Association web site.

wytbu8  Jan 13 2016 - 8:35pm   

Ahead of a full Minute, the following is provided for information as a digest of the principal decisions taken at the Association AGM on 22nd November 2015.

·          2nd Mannofield withdrawn from Grades and transferring to SPCU.  Grampian CC promoted to vacant slot in Grade 3

wytbu8  Nov 29 2015 - 9:24pm   

Aberdeenshire Cup
A AGSFPs v Bon Accord
B Crescent v Knight Riders
 
C Cults-Artisans v Academy
D A v B
E Mannofield v Ellon
F Lahore Karahi v Gordonians

G C v D
H F v E

Bon Accord Cup
A Banchory v Methlick
B Fraserburgh v Kemnay-Kintore
C Crathie v Inverurie
D 2nd AGSFPs v QX/SD

E D v A
F C v B

Reid Cup
A Dunecht v Grampian
B Siyapa v 2nd Knight Riders
C 2nd Cults-St Ronald v Portcullis
D 2nd Gordonians v Stonehaven
  
E A v B
F C v D

Johnston Rose Bowl
A Turriff v 2nd Kemnay-Kintore
B 3rd AGSFPs v Aberdeen Super Kings
C 2nd Ellon v Bye
D 2nd Methlick v 2nd Grampian

E 2nd Ellon v D
F A v B

wytbu8  Nov 22 2015 - 11:49pm   

Subsequent to the circulation of the Agenda and papers. we have under Item 12 received a late application from Grampian to enter a second team, which we hope clubs will be willing to consider, and an intimation from Mannofield that they have decided to move their 4th “development” XI to playing what I understand would be Sunday games in Division 2 of the Strathmore Union, and consequently to withdraw from Grade 3.  

wytbu8  Nov 8 2015 - 9:16pm   

Along with the recent notification of Rule changes for consideration at the forthcoming AGM Clubs were, as a matter of courtesy, advised of a request recently submitted by a member of Stonehaven CC that an issue relating to the Wet Weather Guidelines be discussed, and the text of that Request was circulated. 

For clarification this request was simply as specified, one for discussion. There was no formal proposal at the forthcoming AGM for consideration of any specific change - the Wet Weather Guidelines in any event not being subject to Rule 26 procedures for amendment.

wytbu8  Nov 8 2015 - 7:39pm   
The 2015 Grades Dinner Photographs can now be found posted on the Gallery
wytbu8  Nov 8 2015 - 1:41am   
Ian Stephen (ACA Treasurer) welcomes John Hitchen (Former President) as the First ACA Patron. If you are interested in becoming an ACA Patron please contact Ian Stephen on 07775 817753 or 01224 317594 or   ian.c.Stephen@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
wytbu8  Oct 31 2015 - 5:38pm   

PROPOSED RULE CHANGES FOR 2015 AGM

As required, I hereby give notice of the Changes to Rules proposed by the Rules Committee and by member clubs for consideration at the Association AGM on Sunday November 22nd 2015.  Also included is notice of an item which a member club has asked should be discussed with regard to the Association’s Wet Weather Rules.

wytbu8  Oct 25 2015 - 11:51pm   

Dear All,

For further promotion of the cricket and recognition of the performances, your president has decided to have ACA Team of the Year award for every Grade of the ACA.

The award acknowledges players, who had made a significant contribution to overall success of their teams during this year’s cricket season.

wytbu8  Oct 21 2015 - 9:58pm   
Please see attached
wytbu8  Oct 15 2015 - 7:41pm   

Your Grades Committee are delighted to announce the winners of the Trophies for the 2015 season

Fair Play Trophy:
G1 Ellon Gordon
G2 Academy and Stonehaven
G3 Crathie
G4 2nd Methlick 

League Winners:
G1 Bain Cup – Bon Accord
G2 Junior League Cup – Academy
G3 Ross Cup – Kemnay-Kintore
G4 Cannon Cup – Portcullis

wytbu8  Oct 13 2015 - 8:51pm   

As agreed at the Spring Meeting, and intimated in the Association Handbook, the AGM of the Association will be held on Sunday November 22nd 2015 at 3pm – venue to be confirmed.

The following deadlines for submission of business apply:

wytbu8  Oct 12 2015 - 7:57am   

Outstanding Club notification please could someone from Lahore Karahi cc and Banchory cc advise on the Grades Dinner numbers, even if it is none. Thanks

Please would the Clubs who have not responded to the Grades Dinner Invite, please do so as a mater of urgency as The Dinner is this Friday and we really need to finalise the numbers now. Many thanks in advance. 

Clubs are reminded that the Annual Grades Dinner is scheduled for the Holiday Inn (Westhill) on Friday 6th November 2015 at 7:00pm for 7:30pm with guest Speaker Matthew Hoggard (EnglandFree State, Leicestershire and Yorkshire).

We now require YOU to advise your respective Grade Representative on the numbers that will be attending from your club including any vegetarian requirement. Please note that 2 Tickets have already been paid for by your club, additional tickets at £40ead and for Juniors £20/head. Many thanks

YOUR CONTACTS FOR NUMBERS ATTENDING:
Grade 1  Chris Forbes 01224 576977 
Grade 2  Tariq Butt  07946 828376
Grade 3  Liam Thom 07964 222681
Grade 4  Stephen Hall 07814 195346

AWARDS: WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE EVENING

TROPHIES
: PLEASE RETURN TO TROPHIES INTERNATIONAL AT 286 ROSEMOUNT PLACE (ACROSS FROM SOMMERFIELD) LATEST BY 30th OCTOBER 2015

TROPHY WINNERS: WILL BE NOTIFIED SHORTLY (Please Note Trophy Winners may be required to submit their score book for verification)

ALL OTHER ENQUIRES: Ian Stephen (Treasurer) on 07775 817753 or 01224 317594 or 
ian.c.Stephen@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or ianthebetter@yahoo.co.uk

wytbu8  Oct 5 2015 - 10:33pm   

The following guidance is intended to provide information on how to recognise sports concussion and on how sports concussion should be managed from the time of injury through to safe return to play.

This information is intended for the general public and for grassroots sports participants where specialists in Sports and Exercise Medicine are not available to manage concussed athletes.

wytbu8  Sep 28 2015 - 9:06pm   

NoSCA has been awarded grant funding and will run a Level 2 Coach Education course at Gordonstoun School as follows:
ECB (UKCC2) Coaching Young People and Adults certificate on
14 October (6:30-9:30pm) - Introduction
17 October (10am-5pm) - Modules 1 & 2
24 October (10am-5pm) - Modules 3 & 4
21 November (10am-5pm) - Module 5 & Athletic Development Module
12 December (10am-5pm) - Modules 6 & 7
For further information contact Neil Cameron on 07794 303332 or neilcameron@cricketscotland.com

wytbu8  Sep 18 2015 - 8:03pm   

It’s an exciting time for girls who are playing cricket and due to a significant increase in the number of girls that are now playing we are holding trials for our National U17 squad. This is the first year that we are doing this so I would appreciate if you could circulate to those that you think might be interested in attending or in nominating someone (see attached nomination form). The closing date for nominations is Friday 16th October 2015.

wytbu8  Sep 18 2015 - 7:59pm   

Following the success of last year’s winter programme and the series of games during this summer I am delighted to advise that the programme will be repeated for 2015-16. Once again we will be running two groups, namely:

A Community Group – effectively Under-13s

wytbu8  Sep 4 2015 - 9:03pm   

Following the success of last year’s winter programme and the series of games during this summer I am delighted to advise that the programme will be repeated for 2015-16. Once again we will be running two groups, namely:

A Community Group – effectively Under-13s
This is open to all
Please nominate players for this but please also make it known to all of your U-13s that these sessions are available to them regardless of whether they have been nominated by you, the club, or not.
Boys who’s 13th birthday falls on or after 1st September 2015
Girls who’s 14th birthday falls on or after 1st September 2015

wytbu8  Sep 4 2015 - 6:42pm   

With the Grades having played no representative fixture this season, and the SPCU keen to raise the profile of the game through inter-association matches, a match between the respective Selects has been arranged to be played at Lochlands Park, Forfar, this Saturday, with a 1pm start.

wytbu8  Sep 4 2015 - 6:40pm   

NB All Forms must be returned no later than 27th September 2015 and an acknowledgement note received to confirm this as the Management Committee will not be held responsible for forms lost in the post or missing emails.
With the league matches now completed, it is now time for club secretaries to submit club player averages for the Annual Dinner/Prize giving event and for inclusion into the 2016 Grades Handbook. Forms can be downloaded from this web site under the “Downloads” section found to the left hand side margin or by clicking here.  Despite several reminders Mannofield and Lahore Karahi club secretaries/captains failed to provide their respective player averages.

wytbu8  Sep 2 2015 - 1:40pm   

Further to the previous posting, a determination in the case of the Protest relating to the Ellon v Mannofield Grade 1 game played on Saturday July 18th having been reached and communicated to the parties, is now formally promulgated, the expiry date for any appeal on legal grounds having expired:

“Protest – Ellon Gordon v ACE Mannofield (G1 match played 18 July 2015) – alleged breach of Rules 11 and/or 13 (d)

wytbu8  Sep 2 2015 - 12:25pm   
 
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