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Women & Girls Cricket Pathway

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Woolworths Cricket Blast

Ages 5 - 10

​Buzzing with the energy of Big Bash cricket, Woolworths Cricket Blast is about fun activities and action-packed games for children of all abilities.

Cricket Blasters is available to children aged 5-10 from August to April statewide.

Woolworths Cricket Blast is Australian Cricket’s entry level program – the first step in the Australian Cricket Pathway.

Split into three streams (Cricket Blasters, Pop-up Blast and Holiday Programs), it can be run by both schools and clubs with the intention of developing fundamental cricket skills, igniting a passion for the game, and eventually transitioning participants into junior cricket teams.


Daughters & Dads Program

Ages 5 - 12

Daughters & Dads Cricket is a program for girls aged 5 -12 years and their dad or father figure. If you've played cricket before or never picked up a bat the program has something for you!


Developed by the University of Newcastle in partnership with Cricket Australia, the Daughters and Dads Cricket program is specifically designed to address barrier to girls' participation in cricket.

Proven to accelerate girls cricket skills and enhance their physical and social-emotional well-being by encouraging Dads to be agents of change for gender equity.

This is a 9-week program with weekly 90-minute sessions delivered by trained facilitators.

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Strikers Girls Cricket League

Ages 9 - 17

The Strikers Girls Cricket League is the overarching girls-only junior community cricket competition in South Australia.

This League is open for girls aged 9-17 years of all abilities and skill levels.

The South Australian Cricket Association administer each of the Strikers Girls Cricket League competitions across South Australia.


Visit the “Our Clubs” tab to find your local league and clubs involved.  Alternatively, you can contact the SACA’s Female Engagement Leader for advice on how to get involved.


SACA Representative Carnival

U16 Girls

SACA Representative Carnivals competitions bring together the best underage cricketers from across both metropolitan and country community Clubs and Associations. The format includes an opportunity for players to play against fellow city-based or country-based teams before a crossover opportunity against new opposition they may not otherwise encounter.


The teams represent the five junior metropolitan Associations (Adelaide Turf, North East Juniors, Para Districts, South Central and Western Suburbs), and the eight country Zones (Barossa & Light, Eyre Peninsula, Fleurieu & Districts, Mid North, Murray Districts / Barrier, South East, Upper North, Yorke Peninsula).

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Premier Cricket Youth League

U18 girls

The Youth League is the Premier Cricket option for girls under the age of 18 who demonstrate the talent and potential to play senior premier cricket and ultimately, state cricket.

The Youth League will help support the development of underage state team players and is T20 format.


The competition is played in a carnival during the January school holidays involving teams from seven premier clubs.


Women's Community Cricket


Adelaide Turf Cricket Association Senior Women's Competition.

For more information, please head to the associations website:

Para Districts Cricket Association

For more information, please head to the associations PlayHQ page:

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Women's Premier Cricket


The Women’s Premier Cricket competition is for women and girls progressing out of Community Cricket and is the pinnacle of competitive club cricket in Adelaide. It is played on Sundays around the Adelaide metropolitan area. Both T20 and 40/50-over formats are played through 1st and 2nd Grade teams.

To find your nearest club at


For more information please contact Premier Cricket Coordinator Jordan Storey –

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