Following recent discussions by the Executive Boards of the Christchurch Junior Cricket Association (CJCA) and Christchurch Metropolitan Cricket Association (CMCA) a support package has been finalised to support cricket clubs and schools in Christchurch through the coming months of financial uncertainty, caused by the disruptions due to Covid-19.
The aim of the package is to support our member clubs and schools who deliver cricket, enable them to focus on retaining members and be in the best possible position to commence the season in October.
The CMCA will be providing;
The CJCA will be providing;
The two organisations have been working with local clubs and the news was well received by club chairpersons at a meeting on Wednesday evening. The total combined support package is valued at $100,000. CMCA and CJCA will continue to work with their members in preparation for the 2020/21 season and support member clubs and schools to continue to provide opportunities for local communities to play cricket.
We also wish to acknowledge the support of Canterbury Cricket and New Zealand Cricket in enabling the CMCA and CJCA to implement this support package through their continued commitment to supporting Community Cricket.
Article added: Friday 19 June 2020