As the summer approaches our flock of schools, clubs, players and coaches are all starting up their programs and activities. It has, in my view, been a watershed year for the QSCC in terms of activities and engagement. We have had some great projects to support, and several new ones emerging. We have given or pledged around $70,000 in the year to date. This is in addition to the large amount of gear that we have re-distributed from the generosity of Players Sports...
What a lineup! Avondale College year 10 team practice with Kit Perera, a coaching programme funded by QSCC. We love receiving these updates!
We trust that you are all well and coping with the lock-down and families. In our last updates we talked about two of the key projects underway — the building of nets at St Paul’s College spearheaded by Dion Nash and the work that Kit Perera is doing with Avondale College. Here is an update...
We have supported the club and the efforts of Garry Wood for a few years. They continue to do great work with over 25 schools in South Auckland. Before cricket was recently curtailed, Garry had an active programme of inter-school tournaments, coaching and musters at the club...
Will Young has set up a trust to help youth cricket in Taranaki. As a contracted player of New Zealand Cricket he has decided to donate a portion of his retainer to the trust, and invite applications for grants. We see this as a fantastic project and have granted the trust an initial $5,000.