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5. Women & Girls Cricket

Our newly formed women and girls cricket section Northern Lights offers the opportunity for girls from the age of 8 years old, mums who enjoy playing with their daughters, ex-cricketers who are looking for a fun and relaxed way to return to cricket as well as complete beginners of all ages.

There is no requirement to be super fit or sporty, the priority is to enjoy cricket at whatever level you are comfortable with and to train and play with your peer group. We are an inclusive club who believe that every girl or woman who wants to play in matches should be given the opportunity to do so.

The more players we have, the more matches we can play! We actively encourage all new girls and women to come along and try a session or two, from complete beginners to experienced players. No equipment is necessary as we can provide everything you need.

Women’s and girls’ training sessions take place from 6-8pm every Wednesday from April to August, at our ground Mannofield on Morningside Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7FB

We are extremely fortunate to have a fantastic coaching team of qualified coaches. We ensure the ratio of players to coaches is appropriate so that everyone gets the most out of their sessions.

We encourage everyone to come and give cricket a go at our club – there’s something for everyone and we’d love to have you along at one of our training sessions.

Interested? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Email us at and we’ll get back in touch with you as soon as we can about how you can get involved.

There is a structured competition environment for women and girls to enter the game and develop their skills with softball and Wee Bash festivals, Regional Development Series, Premier League and Scottish Cup.

The Wee Bash runs indoor and outdoor the format is 6-a-side, 5-over innings and provides playing opportunities at a softball level for Women and Girls. With a huge emphasis on participation and fun, the Wee Bash encourages participation at a softball level to grow an individual’s confidence to move on to playing hardball in the future.

The Development League/Series provides a steppingstone to hardball cricket. It will provide an opportunity for those women and girls who do not play at a regional level – to shine in an 8 aside hardball/ series or games, with a real emphasis on developing players.

The Premier League is a 30 overs 11 aside national league that brings together hardball women and girls teams in Scotland in a competitive environment that will improve players who play nationally, regionally and at a hardball club level.

Beyond Boundaries Scottish Cup T20 is an 11 Aside knockout competition played in August and provides an opportunity to round off the Summer of hardball cricket.