Gidea Park & Romford CC runs colts cricket sides at U9, U11, U13, U15 and U16 as well as providing coaching for younger age groups. The Club has been one of the most prominent in the county for over 20 years and produces many young cricketers who go on to play senior club cricket. In recent years, we are proud to have produced three Essex CCC players Stephen Peters, Barry Hyam and Andrew Hibbert.
Coaching evenings are held at the Gallows Corner ground on Friday evenings in the summer with a number of ECB qualified coaches and assistants. Indoor coaching also takes place during the winter.
The Club welcomes new players and coaches of all standards, please contact Barry Seager, Head of Junior Cricket, using the 'contact' section of our website.
Fixtures and results for all age groups can be found in the relevant sections of the website.
The protection and support of young people in cricket is of paramount importance to Gidea Park & Romford CC. The Club has adopted the ECB Child Protection Policy 'Safe Hands - Welfare of Young People in Cricket' (see below) and has been awarded ClubMark status in recognition of our policies towards child welfare and protection. More information on ClubMark can be found here.
The Club has an appointed Club Welfare Officer, John Haddon, to provide advice and assistance on child welfare and protection.John's contact details can be found on the 'contact' section of the website.
Safe Hands - Welfare of Young People in Cricket - The ECB's Child Protection Policy
Safety guidance on the wearing of helmets by young cricketers
ECB Safety Guidance on the Wearing of Cricket Helmets by Young Players (2009 update)
Fast Bowling Match Directives
Fielding regulations for young cricketers
Junior Cricketers playing in Adult Matches