A new partnership ahead of 2018 junior cricket season.

An apple a day: If local parents have any questions regarding registrations, they are asked to email moreejuniorcricket@gmail.com. Photo: Supplied.
An apple a day: If local parents have any questions regarding registrations, they are asked to email moreejuniorcricket@gmail.com. Photo: Supplied.

It’s that time of year when Mum knows to stock up on the stain remover, preparing to wash whites after Saturday’s junior cricket.

And the Moree Junior Cricket Club are calling for juniors to get their registrations in now before the season officially starts on October 20.

Players have already signed up online, however the club would like to see as many juniors on the field as possible this season.

For all parents, children are encourage to play the sport no matter what experience level to keep them active, socialised and outdoors.

The club are encouraging online registrations, by heading to the website www.playcricket.com.au and searching for Moree in the club finder.

A handy tip for parents is the have your active kids NSW voucher on hand when registering as they cannot be altered once a registration is completed.

There has been a change in division names this season.

The once Milo Cricket will now be known as Woolworths Cricket Blast. Junior Blast is aimed a kids from ages five to seven who are new to cricket.

Division three will also see a change, being called Woolworths Cricket Blast- Master Blasters for children aged seven to 10.

Cricket Australia has announced a partnership with Woolworths.

Division two and division one need to be registered in Junior Cricket, the last option available on the registration page.

The name changes come after Cricket Australia announced a new partnership with Woolworths which will see them play a major role in supporting the next generation of Australian cricketers via the junior pathways program.

The partnership sees Woolworths secure naming rights of Australian Cricket’s highly anticipated and brand-new entry level program, Woolworths Cricket Blast, which is replacing the in2CRICKET and T20 Blast programs in schools and clubs from this season.

In addition to the naming rights of Woolworths Cricket Blast, Woolworths will also be Presenting Partner of the Mascot Challenge, which is a school program for Kindergarten to Year 2 students, junior cricket formats, regional talent academies and male underage teams and championships.

“Eating fresh and healthy food is also essential to the success of any junior cricket player and we are thrilled that Woolworths Cricket Blast will help continue our focus on supporting the next generation of fresh food kids,” Woolworths supermarkets managing director Claire Peters said.