Welcome to the Western District Cricket Union website.  The Union organises and promotes cricket to half the population of Scotland, from Dumfries & Galloway in the south-west, up the west coast, and across the central belt to the Forth Valley.  We co-ordinate with the West District Junior Cricket Union, local authorities and Cricket Scotland to encourage youth development and provide a structured developmental pathway to ensure the game flourishes and grows at all levels.  From the Premier Division to the Greenwood Trophy, the Union provides competitions for all its member clubs, from 50-over Saturday cricket to competitive T20 competitions.



Latest news and notices

  • League Administration Rules 2018 (8th February 2018)

    The WDCU CMC have released the League administration rules for the 2018 WDCU Saturday League participation. Clubs are strongly advised to read the rules thoroughly to ensure that they understand the requirements that they will need to meet with regard to League participation. If there are any questions then please direct in the first instance to the WDCU Administrator at admin@wdcu.co.uk

    League Administration Rules 2018

  • 2018 Playing conditions (5th February 2018)
  • Renfrew Cricket Club – Head Coach vacancy (2nd February 2018)

    Renfrew CC are looking to engage an individual who has the commitment and experience to continue to develop and enhance the Junior coaching programme and lead the overall club coaching programme from juniors through to seniors with the support of a team of dedicated volunteer coaches. The minimum requirements are ECB Level 2 coaching certificate or acceptable equivalent, PVG disclosure, Safeguarding CRB, First Aid and Coaches association membership all which should be up to date. The period of the contact may run from March to September dependent on confirmation of schools coaching programme but as a minimum period will start 15th of April 2018 to September the 8th 2018.

    For more information please contact Sai Majeed on the contact email address noted below.  To apply please send a CV and supporting letter to Club Secretary Sai Majeed to sai_co2003@yahoo.co.uk.

    Closing date for applications is 9th of February 2018.

  • WDCU 2018 Cup draws (29th January 2018)

    Further to the recent email setting out the WDCU League fixtures for 2018 we are delighted to be able to issue WDCU Cup draws for 2018 – see links below.

    The draws for the Rowan Cup, McCulloch Cup, Western Cup and Greenwood Trophy are also be available on the website, in the Document Centre/League and cup fixtures sections. They will be shortly advertised on the WDCU’s social media channels too.

    Please advise the WDCU Administrator ASAP if there are any errors, etc. on the fixtures.

    2018 Murgitroyd Rowan Cup
    2018 McCulloch Cup
    2018 Western Cup
    2018 Greenwood Trophy

  • WDCU 2018 Sunday League and Midweek League fixtures (29th January 2018)

    Further to the recent email setting out the WDCU Saturday League fixtures for 2018 we are delighted to be able to issue WDCU Sunday League and Midweek League fixtures for 2018 – see links below. The fixtures are also available in the website’s Document centre/League and cups sections. They will be shortly advertised on the WDCU’s social media channels too.  In line with recent seasons and playing conditions, cancelled games in these competitions can be re-scheduled as follows:

    Sunday League: Cancelled games may be re-scheduled between Sunday the 6th of May and Sunday the 9th of September inclusive, at the agreement of both clubs and notification to the WDCU Administrator.
    Midweek League: Cancelled games may be re-scheduled between Monday the 7th of May and Friday the 10th of August inclusive, at the agreement of both clubs and notification to the WDCU Administrator.

    Please advise the WDCU Administrator ASAP if there are any errors, etc. on the fixtures.

    2018 Sunday League Division 1
    2018 Sunday League Division 2

    2018 Midweek League Division 1
    2018 Midweek League Division 2
    2018 Midweek League Division 3

  • West of Scotland Cricket Club Vacancy: Groundsman (29th January 2018)

    West of Scotland Cricket Club is looking for a Groundsman starting within the next month. An immediate start is available. Hours will change seasonally, with 35 hours a week required for 6 months during the summer and hours negotiated on a weekly basis outside of this. Rate is negotiable and dependent upon experience.

    Applicants must have significant experience maintaining cricket grounds. To apply, please send an application to westendgroundsman@mail.com demonstrating your relevant experience and with up to date contact details.

  • Performance Coach Course (UKCC Level 3) (29th January 2018)

    Cricket Scotland, in conjunction with the ECB, will be running a Performance Coach Course in Scotland this spring/summer. The course, which is the level above the ECB Level 2 Qualification, is designed to meet the needs of coaches working with the most talented young players in clubs or in the Cricket Scotland Performance Pathway. It aims to develop and equip coaches with the knowledge, skills and thinking to work effectively within talented players environments. Coaches can expect to explore and develop their coaching philosophy, develop a deeper understanding of cricket skills required to achieve high level performance and use techniques to help them better understand themselves as coaches and players they work with. Coaches interested in attending the ECB performance coach course will be required to hold an existing Level 2 qualification or equivalent, have acquired some experience of working with talented young players, and demonstrate a willingness and open-mindedness to learn. The programme is tutored by a variety of personnel with experience at both international and county level.

    The course will be held on the following dates:
    3rd – 6th of April at Mary Erskine School and 30th May – 1st June at Forfarshire Cricket club

    An application form can be found HERE. If you have any questions about the programme please contact gordondrummond@cricketscotland.com for more details.

  • WDCU Women & Girls Forum on Saturday, 3rd March, Uddingston CC. 11am – 1pm. (25th January 2018)

    Due to a successful 2017 – Rosy Ryan (West Women and Girls’ Development Officer) is happy to announce that a Women & Girls’ Forum will be held on Saturday, 3rd of March, Uddingston CC, 11am – 1pm.

    “This is an open invitation to all clubs in the West who are interested in starting up at Women and Girls’ section or those who are continually growing theirs. It is extremely important to come along to this event as we will be establishing Women and Girls’ HUBS across the West. Cricket Scotland have acknowledged that there is a growing interest in clubs to further develop. It would be fantastic to see the majority of clubs who are serious about this opportunity. This includes clubs that already have a Women & Girls’ section. Clubs who are not able to come will miss out on this chance.

    Please bring along some representatives from your club and see what 2018 has in store for you!”

    If you would be able to confirm your attendance and attendee’s to Rosy (rosyryan@cricketscotland.com) no later than Monday 5th February. Further information will follow. Feel free to circulate this email around your club.”

  • 2018 WDCU annual membership subscriptions – now due (23rd January 2018)

    Please find attached notification of the annual membership subscription due by January the 31st, 2018.
    Payment details and amounts are included in the notification.

    WDCU letter – membership subscription notice, 2018

  • 2018 ball orders (23rd January 2018)

    Orders for balls for the 2018 WDCU competitions are now being taken.
    Full details below

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