Cricket

Welcome to the University of Liverpool Cricket club

Here at the University of Liverpool, we offer you the chance to get involved in the 2nd largest sport worldwide, with both men and women’s cricket clubs.

Competitive

There are three men’s teams that play 50 over matches on Wednesday afternoon during the spring and summer months. The teams compete in the Northern Premier, 1A, 2A and 3A leagues in the British University and College Sports (BUCS). The teams vary in experience and skill so whatever your ability, there’s always a chance to develop in the best way possible. By playing games.

The women’s team compete in BUCS Northern 1B during the summer season, with indoor softball tournaments throughout the winter months against local teams. Conditionally, this year we have entered in the BUCS indoor programme, which will provide more opportunities for players to learn and showcase their skills throughout the year, whether that’s with experience or at a beginner level.

Training

During the winter we train at one of the best indoor facilities in the region, St Margaret’s Sports Centre in Aigburth. This Spring we will train at Gateacre School, another fantastic facility. In the summer months, we head outdoors to train at Sefton Park CC and Liverpool CC.

Social events

They are a great opportunity to meet current members of the club and forge friendships with people in all different years at the university. We hold socials every Wednesday, including pub golf, joint socials, and the monthly AU Event with all sports teams. We also host annual events such as Christmas dinner and the end of year ball.

For more details about joining our Cricket club, contact us today.

The Athletic Union

The Athletic Union (AU) is a student lead union founded in 1884. The AU consists of competitive sports clubs representing the University in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS). The AU also provides opportunities for social sports with over 132 teams across three sports.

Being an AU member is a great way to stay active, develop management and leadership skills and meet people.

Other benefits include:

  • Representation within the Sport Liverpool department through the elected student AU executive committee
  • Elite personal accident insurance cover
  • Access to physiotherapy treatment at our Sports injuries clinic
  • Priority access to AU social events
  • Financial support at representative level
  • Subsidised support to coaching an officials courses
  • Eligibility for colours and blues award.

The initial cost of the AU membership is £40 and this will allow you to join one club. If you wish to join multiple clubs, the cost for each club is £24 thereafter.

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