The 2017-18 WA Premier Cricket season kicks off on Saturday 7th October as all Senior Grades, the WADCC Shield Under 17s, and the Watkins Shield Under 15s all commence match play. All Clubs have conducted extensive pre-seasons in rigorous preparation for another demanding season of WA Premier Cricket!
1st & 2nd Grades of WA Premier Cricket commence 30 minutes earlier than usual for the first 4 rounds to maximise light. As such, 1st & 2nd Grade for Round 1 commence at 10.30am on Saturday 7th October. 3rd & 4th Grade will also start 30 minutes earlier then stipulated in the WADCC General Rules, at 11.40am, for the respective 3 rounds of 3rd & 4th Grade.
All Senior Grades matches are limited overs matches as per Annexure B of the WADCC Rules & Playing Conditions - links to these playing conditions can be found below and on this website. Clubs are also reminded to be aware of the Duckworth Lewis Policies on this website that may need to be used in the case of inclement weather.
WADCC Shield Under 17s & Watkins Shield Under 15s commence their respective Round 1 fixtures on Saturday 7th October, to be completed on Sunday 8th October. Matches for both these competitions commence at 7.50am each day, with full playing times as shown below and in Annexure D of the WADCC Rules & Playing Conditions.
Sunday 8th October also sees the WA Premier Cricket Inverarity Shield Under 13s and McKenzie Shield Under 14s commence match play. Inverarity Shield Under 13s commence play at 1pm, while McKenzie Shield Under 14s start at 12pm. Applicable playing conditions can be found on the WA Premier Cricket Website.
The WA Premier Cricket Female Competition also gets underway on Sunday 8th October as A Grade & B Grade One Day Competitions commence matchplay. A Grade One Day matches commence at 11.00am, while B Grade One Day matches commence at 11.30am. A Grade One Day matches are played under Annexure A of the WAFCC Rules & Playing Conditions, while B Grade One Day matches are played under Annexure B of the WAFCC Rules & Playing Conditions.
Playing Time & Playing Conditions
WADCC General Rules
WAFCC General Rules
1st & 2nd Grade
WADCC Limited Overs Playing Conditions
1st Grade: Coloured Kit, White Ball, Black Sightscreens.
2nd Grade: White Kit, or Coloured Shirts Only, Red Ball, White Sightscreens.
3rd & 4th Grade
White Kit, or Coloured Shirts Only, Red Ball.
Under 17s & Under 15s
WADCC Junior Grades Playing Conditions
White Kit, Red Ball.
White Kit, Red Ball
A Grade 50 Over Competition
Coloured Kit, White Ball.
B Grade 40 Over Competition
WAFCC B Grade One Day Playing Conditions
White Kit, or Coloured Shirt, White Trousers, Red Ball.
Junior Grades (15s/17s)
Junior Grades (13s/14s)
Premier 1st Grade Milestones - click here