Willington Cricket Club is a thriving home for cricketers of all abilities. We offer all visitors and indeed prospective new members a warm welcome. Visit our website for full information.
Our sides accommodate cricketers young and old, from a thriving junior section, through “leisure” cricketers to keen club cricketers playing league cricket at varying levels in the North East Premier League.
New members, playing or social, are more than welcome to swell the numbers at our lovely home ground established in 1904. This ground has benefited from from significant investment and improvement in the last decade including a new pavilion. Work continues to improve Willington Cricket Ground making an ideal place to play and watch cricket.
We look forward to an exciting season in 2016 and a good spring to benefit ground preparation, we want the club to challenge for honours in leagues and cups, as we continue to give players the chance to develop and improve. The theme of development is best demonstrated by our thriving junior section developing our future senior players.
We offer Coaching and Matches for ALL age groups by ECB accredited coaches.
Willington Cricket Club & Academy
1 Manor Rd,
Telephone 01388 748100
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark