season 2014-15 Brunswick Cricket Club entered its first Womens team
in the Community Womens competition to fill a need in the local area.
The goal was to develop into a fully fledged Premier Womens Club. In
season 2015-16 the club entered two teams in the WCCC competition and at
the same time began talks with the Carlton Cricket Club with the aim to enter, in partnership, a jointly run Womens Premier team.
season 2016-17 the Carlton Brunswick Strikers Womens team was admitted
to the Premier Seconds Competition winning the One-Day Premiership in
their first season. Building on its successful Junior Development squad,
the club entered three Under 13 junior girls teams. After
another successful season in 2017-18 the Carlton-Brunswick Women along
with Ringwood Women were promoted to fully fledged Premier Firsts status
in a restructured eight team Womens Premier cricket competition in
The club currently fields three senior
teams in Premier Firsts, Premier Seconds and the Womens Community
Cricket Competition plus junior girls sides in the NW Under 13 and Under
15 Girls competitions. The home base for training and matches is split
between Princes Park Carlton and Gillon Oval Brunswick.
now offers a seamless pathway for talented female Cricketers from the
entry level at Brunswick Juniors or other Junior clubs through to the
Premier Firsts level and beyond.
With the resources of both the
Carlton CC and the Brunswick CC behind the Womens program the club
offers expert coaching across the levels. The coaching team is led by
head coach Karl Mayne and assistant coaches Rachel Reynolds, Luke Money
(Carlton) and Lachlan McClean (Brunswick). The Junior Development is
co-ordinated by Rob Moore.Games are generally played on Sundays –
the format is a combination of T20 games and longer ONE-Day games. New
players (young and older) are very welcome.
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