Cricket club offers lessons for school girls

First published in Epping Forest East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter, covering Walthamstow, Leyton and Leytonstone. Call me on 07768 507 739

A cricket club is hoping to get girls into the sport by offering indoor training sessions for school girls of all abilities.

Loughton Cricket Club want to expand their female team, so are offering coaching sessions for new members in school years 4 to 11.

All equipment will be provided and lessons will be taught by experienced coaches.

The first session will be held on February 28, at Roding Valley School Hall, from 6-7pm and will continue on Tuesday evenings. Sessions will transfer to the Loughton cricket ground in the summer.

Parents of children wishing to take part should call Paul McGuiness on 07974 482198, or Email to book a place, at paul.mcguinness27@ntlworld.com.

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12:37pm Fri 22 Feb 13

Cornbeefur says...

I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.
I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur. Cornbeefur
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12:42pm Fri 22 Feb 13

SXH says...

Cornbeefur wrote:
I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.
Girls play Hockey and have done for years.
[quote][p][bold]Cornbeefur[/bold] wrote: I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.[/p][/quote]Girls play Hockey and have done for years. SXH
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2:54pm Fri 22 Feb 13

Cornbeefur says...

SXH wrote:
Cornbeefur wrote:
I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.
Girls play Hockey and have done for years.
But maybe with a soft ball?
[quote][p][bold]SXH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Cornbeefur[/bold] wrote: I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.[/p][/quote]Girls play Hockey and have done for years.[/p][/quote]But maybe with a soft ball? Cornbeefur
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2:55pm Fri 22 Feb 13

Cornbeefur says...

Cornbeefur wrote:
SXH wrote:
Cornbeefur wrote:
I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.
Girls play Hockey and have done for years.
But maybe with a soft ball?
They may also prefer underarm bowling in cricket instead of the bouncers and bodyline dangerous ones as they can knock out the teeths.
[quote][p][bold]Cornbeefur[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SXH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Cornbeefur[/bold] wrote: I would imagine that the girls would be afraid of the hard balls and it would be better to maybe have soft ones like tennis balls first so that no injuries occur.[/p][/quote]Girls play Hockey and have done for years.[/p][/quote]But maybe with a soft ball?[/p][/quote]They may also prefer underarm bowling in cricket instead of the bouncers and bodyline dangerous ones as they can knock out the teeths. Cornbeefur
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7:09pm Fri 22 Feb 13

SXH says...

You come up with some rubbish
You come up with some rubbish SXH
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