Cricket ACT is pleased to announce that popular Canberra fish and chippery Snapper and Co. has come on board as the naming rights partner for our women’s first and second grade one-day competitions for the next two seasons.

The partnership is an expansion of the Canberra Southern Cross Club’s long-term support of cricket in the region, with Snapper and Co. owned and operated by the licenced venue.

With the invaluable support of Snapper and Co., women’s cricket in Canberra is set for a boost in season 2021/22 with a strengthened first grade structure and the introduction of a second division providing more opportunities for female players of all experiences.

Cricket ACT General Manager Commercial Matthew Phelps said it was great to see two local organisations continuing to support each other, especially during these tough times.

“It has been a difficult two-years for the hospitality sector and we are delighted that the Canberra Southern Cross Club, including Snapper and Co., will continue to support local cricket in Canberra,” Phelps said.

“It is an exciting time for Snapper and Co. to get involved in the women’s game. The restructured competition provides exciting opportunities for our emerging female talent to compete at the next level whilst the introduction of second grade will open doors for new players to experience our game.”

Following a challenging few months due to the ACT lockdown, all Canberra Southern Cross Club venues are now open and ready to welcome the Canberra community back through their doors.

Canberra Southern Cross Club CEO Ian Mackay said they are delighted to be extending their long-standing partnership with Cricket ACT through sponsorship of the Women’s competition.

“Snapper & Co. is synonymous with summer, and with cricket being the quintessential summer sport we felt it was the perfect partner for women’s cricket. The Canberra Southern Cross Club are pleased to be able to further our support of cricket in the ACT, while seeing vital funds support the continued growth of the women’s game.” Mackay said.

 

The Snapper and Co. Women’s Second Grade One-Day competition will commence on Saturday 6 November while the Snapper and Co. Women’s First Grade One-Day competition will get underway from Sunday 28 November.

Registrations are now open for all Cricket ACT competitions. Whether you play every year, haven’t played for a while, or are brand new to cricket – there is a cricket club and competition to suit.

For information or to register for your local club, head to play.cricket.com.au or contact your club directly.