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Somerset Disabled CC Training

If you are interested in representing Somerset Disabled Cricket Club, your journey starts here! 

The Somerset disabled cricket club training is open to anyone with a physical or learning disability.  Somerset Disabled Cricket Club has two teams; 1st Team and Development Team

Training Details

The sessions take place at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Indoor School of Excellence.  Each session is £2.  To attend the training session, you do not have to have complete all the registration paperwork mentioned below to train.  The sessions are led by two fully qualified Somerset Cricket Board coaches.  For all the dates, please see the table below

Somerset Disabled CC First Team Training

DateVenueTime
13 FebCA County Ground2.00-4.00pm
20 FebCA County Ground2.00-4.00pm
27 FebCA County Ground2.00-4.00pm
6 MarCA County Ground1.15 - 3.15pm
20 MarCA County Ground1.15 - 3.15pm
10 AprTBC1.15 - 3.15pm
25 AprIlton CC2.00-4pm
9 MayIlton CC2.00-4pm

Somerset Disabled CC Dragons Team Training

DateVenueTime
13 FebCA County Ground2.00-4.00pm
20 FebCA County Ground2.00-4.00pm
27 FebCA County Ground2.00-4.00pm
6 MarCA County Ground1.15 - 3.15pm
20 MarCA County Ground1.15 - 3.15pm
10 AprTBC1.15 - 3.15pm
23 MayIlton CC2.00-4pm
6 JuneIlton CC2.00-4pm

For more information, please email Steve Gass

Playing for the team

To play for the County team, all players must meet a recognised level of disability.    To play for the development side, player registration is not essential.

Learning Disability

To play for the County Team, a player must be able to provide two pieces of information to an ECB classification Officer

  • IQ Test (score less than 75)
  • Statement of Education Needs
  • Special Accommodation (evidence of player living in special accommodation)
  • Special Employment ( evidence from an employer)
  • Statutory Financial Support (letter from the DWP or DHS showing player is in receipt of DLA or equivalents)
  • Age of onset pre 18 (intellectual disability must be evident during the developmental period, which is from conception to 18 years of age)

Physical Disability

To play for the County team, a player must have Certificate of Diagnosis form completed from health professional

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