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FINAL WEEK TO APPLY FOR THE CHRIS WESTON BURSARY

Date: 20th June 2023

FINAL WEEK TO APPLY FOR THE CHRIS WESTON BURSARY

Playing this winter in Dunedin, New Zealand.

THE CHRIS WESTON BURSARY

TO FUND AN ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE LIVERPOOL AND DISTRICT CRICKET COMPETITION

AND UNIVERSITY GRANGE CRICKET CLUB (DUNEDIN)

 

The Liverpool and District Cricket Competition is to recognise the huge contribution of recently retired League Secretary Chris Weston after 26 outstanding years’ service, by setting up a bursary in Chris’ name for a young player to play during the English winter at the University of Grange Cricket Club, Dunedin, the former club of New Zealand Test Cricketer Aaron Redmond, currently captain at Wigan CC.

The bursary will fund return airfare, visa costs and incidental travel expenses.  The player will be housed in University accommodation.

Timings: To arrive in first week of October 2023, returning late March.

 https://www.ugcc.co.nz/

Conditions of the Bursary

  • Open to registered players of Full Member Clubs between 18 and 23 (at the date of travel)
  • Amateur players only  
  • Applicants must be eligible for a New Zealand Working visa.

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  • Must have or demonstrate an ability to obtain a DBS or Police Clearance Certificate  
  • A coaching qualification is not necessary but would be an advantage
  • A full driving licence would also be an advantage

How to Apply

Expressions of interest in the form of a Personal and Cricket CV, together with no more than 150 words describing what you can offer the host club and how you would aim to benefit from the experience.  Please also include a named referee from your current club.

To be returned no later than Friday 23 June 2023 to:

Andrew Halpin L&DCC Administration ldccandyhalpin@gmail.com

Informal enquiries welcomed by John Williams 07767441978  

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