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Junior Cricket Club

The Junior Programme provides the opportunity for children of all age grades and abilities to participate in the game of cricket. The programme is run by parents and volunteers for the local community.

Essendon Junior Blast is the entry level to a cricket programme.This programme s for children aged 5 - 7years.

Essendon Junior Cricket Club regularly enters two teams in each grade for the NWMCA season: 

  • Under 10 - children aged 8 to 9 years old   

  • Under 12 - children aged 10 to 11 years old  

  • Under 14 - children aged 12 to 13 years old 

  • Under 16 - children aged 14 to 15 years old 

Essendon Junior Cricket Club aspires to have at least three all female junior teams entered in the NWMCA Junior Female Competition each season. 


To register to play junior cricket at Essendon Cricket Club, go to the link below.​​

Essendon Cricket Club is a signatory to Cricket Australia Safeguarding Children and Young People.

Australian Cricket is committed to ensuring that every cricket participant, including children and young people, participates in our sport free of abuse, harassment, bullying or any other form of inappropriate conduct. Australian Cricket’s Looking After Our Kids details cricket’s commitment to safeguarding children and young people and other resources in the safeguarding of children and young people in our sport. 

Read more about Cricket Australia Safeguarding Children and Young People.

For any junior queries, please contact Junior's Section Coordinator David Jessup at

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