Junior Stags

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Around 190 children from age 6 to 15 take part in our Junior Stags programme.    We aim to make cricket enjoyable, ensure it is played in the right spirit and to provide an environment where young people have the opportunity to develop their potential.


At Grange there is a strong focus on developing excellence.  John Blain, our Head Coach/Director of Cricket, is an elite ECB Level 4 coach and will oversee all our coaching.


There are currently more than 30 Grange players in National and Area Academies and development squads.  The Junior Stags have an excellent record in National Cup competitions and are looking forward to a strong year ahead.  For the past eight years we have taken a team to the prestigious Shrewsbury Festival where the Club has competed strongly against English county sides.  The Club will return to Shrewsbury in 2018.

Grange Juniors 2018 Season


Dear Parents and Players,


Welcome to the new outdoor season, we will be starting back on Monday 23rd April with our first U12 training session.  U10s will start on Sunday 29th April.  The first session for U14s and U16s will be on Friday 27th April.


Our annual Start of Season event is on Friday 27th April in the clubhouse from 6pm. Parents and players are all welcome. We will be handing out the new season training shirts and feeding everyone pizza, please rsvp to juniors@grangecricket.org so we can gauge numbers.


Training and matches


U10s train on a Sunday 9.30-11am, play on a Sunday

- Lead coach Chris Murphy


U12s train on a  Monday 5.30 -7pm, play on a Friday

- Lead coaches Mike Gore, Andy Kidd


U13s Cup - lead coach Vinit Khurana


U14s train on a Friday 5.30-7pm, play on a Monday

- Lead coach Darren Cornforth


U15s Cup - lead coach Neil Jarvis


U16s train on a Friday 6.30-8pm, play on a Wednesday

- Lead coach Grant Docherty


U18s train on a Monday 6.00-7.30pm

- Lead coach Raj Routray


Grange CC branded kit: We will be handing out new training shirts at our Start of Season night on 27th April. If you are going to play in matches then Grange CC kit can be bought from Surridge at  https://www.surridgesport.com/.


Helmets: It is very important for the safety of all players playing hard ball cricket that their own helmet is worn, and Grange recommends a helmet that complies with the latest standards is worn by all our players.



Existing members are invited to renew their membership in Feb/March each year.  Where there are spaces in the respective age groups, players on the waiting list are offered membership.  This happens in late March/early April. For anyone on the waiting list who is not offered a space, the Club will provide parents with details of other local clubs.  To join the waiting list please click here to email our Junior Convenor with your son s or daughter s name, date of birth, school, school year, details of any cricket/sport experience and your own contact details.


Child Protection Policy and Procedures

Any concerns or questions on the CP Policy and Procedures to the Child Protection Officer - Ramsay Allan (H) 0131 332 5809 or  (M) 07973 499297.


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Dates for the Diary

Opening night

Social night for parents

End of season ‘Fun Sunday’

Grange Cricket Club, Portgower Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH4 1HQ   Tel: 0131 332 2148

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