The fabulous Malham Suite at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton was again our choice of venue for the 2019 Presentation Night and it was filled with young cricketers, parents and officials.

For 2019 we were honoured with guests: Mr Gareth Wooler from UAJCA principal Partners, R N Wooler Ltd. and Johandre Barnard [Bingley Congs overseas  from South Africa]

The officials led the thanks for UAJCA principal Partners R N Wooler Ld and the competition sponsors Dyson Electrical [Oxenhope], Brook Taverner, Pro Coach Yorkshire Cricket, The Keighley Cup Committee, Black Rat Cricket and of course the Rendezvous Hotel for continued invaluable financial support over many years. In addition Dobson & Robinson and MC Sports generously support UAJCA Representative Teams with kit discounts.

The customary Annual Review of the 2019 season featured UAJCA's 11 County players and 24 District players, the well-supported UAJCA Festival this year in warmish weather; and the five UAJCA Cup Finals. This was followed by presentation of Championship trophies and medals to the five UAJCA League Champion teams and Conference winners.

UAJCA is grateful to photographer John Whiteoak for the wonderful photographs within this page

The 2nd phase of awards featured players from the seven UAJCA Representative teams; awards decided by UAJCA age-group team managers. Our under-9s squad embraced two teams [Reds & Blues]. Milo Robinson [Earby] and Ava Craddock [Earby] took the batting and bowling trophies. The Merit Award was handed to Archie Cox [Steeton].

The UAJCA under-10s team prizes were handed to Ben Jolly [Earby] for batting; the bowling to Sam Stoneman [Sutton] and the Merit Award to all-rounder Edward Fordham [Oxenhope]. The entire UAJCA under-10s team was present to receive acclaim fore their runners up position in the county-wide K3 Dental Cup. The UAJCA under-11 team was rewarded with prizes for Jake Smith [Wharfedale], Tom Raby [Oakworth] and Harry Hinchcliffe [Crossflatts]. The winners from the under-12s Development Team were Hamza Saeed [Gt Horton Church], Max Williams [Oxenhope] with the Merit award going to Owais Mahmood [Gt Horton Church]. James Powell [Oakworth] took the under-13 batting award whilst off-spinner Charlie Jackson [Oakworth] was a deserved winner of the bowling award. The Merit Award was for all-rounder Henry Meynell [Bradley], but who was not present. The u-15s celebrated awards for Jack Luxton [Steeton] for batting, Louie Wilkinson [Bradford & Bingley] for bowling and Will Smith [Steeton] claimed the Merit Award as the season's match-winner.

Phase Three was for age-group awards for the four cricket skills. Fielding prizes went to Umair Choudary & Thomas Mountain [Skipton u11 & Embsay u11], Robbie Pickard [Settle u-13] and Jack Whitaker [Sutton u15.The under-17 fielding was won by Elliot Wilson and collected by Max Hibbert [Steeton].  Top glove-men in 2019 were Archie Brewster [Wharfedale u-11], Jacob Stephens [Oakworth u-13], Joshua Whiteoak [Sutton] claimed the u-15 award with Lucas Keslinke [Oakworth] winning the u-17 trophy. The bowlers to shine in 2019 were u-9 Haroon Nazam [Oakworth], Sam Stoneman [Sutton u-11], Ben Hall [Earby u13], Adam Hodge [Earby u-15] and Finlay Brown [Steeton u17]. The batsmen had mixed weather and wickets to try and play on in 2019. The under-9 leading batsman was Harry Robinson [Oakworth u-9] which was collectedin his absence by Joe Powell; with Taverner Ryan Lee [Skipton u11], Jake Keslinke [Oakworth u-13] for a second successive year, Adam Hodge [Earby] taking the under-15 award before Will Luxton [Steeton] claimed the under-17 award.

For the 16th time since 2004 the attention focused on the final section and the closely guarded identity of the six Cricketer-of-the-Year Awards for 2019. They were awarded to Caleb Gledhill (Steeton u11), Charlie Jackson (Oakworth u13)). For Caleb his award came in a season of all-round excellence and inclusion in the UAJCA under-11 team. Charlie too was a regular all-rounder in the u13s Taverners side. The Girls award and Young Girl Cricketer of the Year awards went to Lily Bell [Bradley] reclaiming the Prize for the fourth time in 5 years and to Sophie Barrett [Steeton].  Adam Hodge [Skipton] was a clear winner of the under-15s award of the fifth Tom Barritt Memorial Cup.having also picked up the both the batting and bowling awards. The final award of the evening was for the under-17 Cricketer-of-the-Year with the seventh Derek Hurren Memorial Trophy. The deserved winner was Jack Luxton of Steeton.

2019 UAJCA Presentation Night - The Championship Winning Teams

Team awards were given to Oakworth u-9s who won the Dyson Electrical under-9s League by 2 points with 11 wins, ahead of close rivals Earby in second place with Steeton in third. 

Oakworth Sharks and Steeton Knights contested the under-9s Soft-Ball Pairs Cup Final with Oakworth's score of 63-4 proving too good a nett pf 243-4 compared tom the Steeton 96-13 and nett 231-13. Man-of-the-Match for his four wickets was Haroon Nazam of Oakworth.

The 2019 under-11 Championship was again organised in two geographical Conferences. The South winners were Great Horton Church whilst in the North it was Wharfedale Rams edged out 2018 winners Earby.

These two faced off at Park Avenue, Bradford to determine the overall Under-11s League Champions after a month long wait. The Bradford-based side emerged the winners. GHC 288-3, Wharfedale 196-6.

The first Cup award of the season went to Great Horton Church CC who captured the Barritt-Stephenson Cup for under-11s in the Final against Crossflatts on 23rd June at Wilsden CC. It was GHC third win in the competition having taken the Cup in 2015 and 2018.


Oakworth were winners of the 2019 single Division of the 12 team Brook Taverner u-13 League Championship on run-rate from Earby. Each finished on 28 points with 9 wins. In third place were Embsay 6 points adrift. Oakworth lost only to Earby by 6 runs, whilst Earby lost in late in the season to Bradley by 33 runs.

Oakworth also emerged the winners of the 19th John Hindle Memorial Cup for u-13s. Opponents Gt Horton Church batted first


The Pro Coach League Championship title went to Great Horton Church by a 5 point margin from Bradford & Bingley.

In the 38th Raleigh Hargreaves Memorial Cup Cup the finalists were Gt Horton Church and Steeton and was contested  at Wilsden CC on 23rd June.


Finally Steeton u-17s claimed the Keighley Cup2000 Committee Championship title, but on run-rate only from Oakworth ahead of Bradford & Bingley in a highly competitive, if short, 8-match competition.

The 35th William Spencer Memorial Cup Final was played at a sunny Skipton CC on 30h June between Oakworth and Bradford & Bingley.

 The Five UAJCA Cricketers of the Year 2018

2019 is the 16th year of these awards to our young players.

At u-11 Caleb Gledhill [Steeton] was 26 points clear of runner-up Will Lampkin.

At u-13 Charlie Jackson (Oakworth) won the award by 25 points ahead of 2nd place Charlie Raby [Oakworth]. The 2nd Young Girl Cricketer of the Year Award was won by Sophie Barrett [Steeton] following an excellent all round season, with 10 wickets and 77 runs. The Girl Cricketer of the Year award went to Lily Bell [Bradley] reclaiming the Prize for the fourth time in 5 years.

Adam Hodge u-15 [Earby] Cricketer of the Year was awarded the  Trophy having reached almost 80 points more than runner-up Anthony Clark of Settle. He received


U-17 winner Jack Luxton of Steeton CC was one of the most emphatic ever, fully 150 points ahead of the runner-up Joe Hall. He won



Caleb Gledhill (Steeton u11)

Adam Hodge (Earby u15)

Charlie Jackson (Oakworth u13)

Jack Luxton [Steeton u17]

Under 9s Prize Winners

UAJCA u9 League Batting UAJCA League Bowling







Collected for Harry by team-mate Joe Powell

Harry Robinson (Oakworth) Haroon Nazam (Oakworth)
u9 Festival Team Batting u9 Festival Team Bowling u9 Festival Team Merit  

unfortunately not present  
Milo Robinson (Earby) Ava Craddock [Earby] Archie Cox [Steeton]  

Under 10s Prize Winners

u10 Development Team Batsman u10 Development Team Bowler u10 Development Team Merit  
Ben Jolly (Earby) Sam Stoneman (Sutton) Edward Fordham (Oxenhope)  

Under 11s Prize Winners

    UAJCA u11 Batting  UAJCA u11 Bowling    UAJCA u11 Keeping  UAJCA u11 Fielding
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Ryan Lee (Skipton) 

 Sam Stoneman (Sutton)

Archie Brewster (Wharfedale)   Umair Chaudary (Skipton) & Tom Mountain (Embsay)
u11 Yorkshire Festival Batsman u11 Yorkshire Festival Bowling u11 Lords' Taverner Merit  
Jake Smith (Wharfedale) Tom Raby (Oakworth) Harry Hinchcliffe (Crossflatts)  

Under 12s Prize Winners

u12 Development Team Batsman u12 Development Team Bowler u12 Development Team Merit  
Hamza Saeed (Gt Horton Church) Max Williams (Oxenhope) Owais Mahmood (Gt Horton Church)  

Under 13s Prize Winners

    UAJCA u13 Batting  UAJCA u13 Bowling    UAJCA u13 Keeping  UAJCA u13 Fielding

Jake Keslinke (Oakworth) Ben Hall [Earby] Jacob Stephens [Oakworth] Robbie Pickard (Settle)
u13 Yorkshire Festival Batsman u13 Yorkshire Festival Bowler u13 Yorkshire Festival Merit  
unfortunately not present  
James Powell (Oakworth) Charlie Jackson [Oakworth] Henry Meynell (Bradley)  

Under 15s Prize Winners

    UAJCA u15 Batting  UAJCA u15 Bowling    UAJCA u15 Keeping  UAJCA u15 Fielding

 Adam Hodge (Earby)

Adam Hodge (Earby)

Joshua Whiteoak [Sutton]

Jack Whitaker (Sutton)
u15 Yorkshire Festival Batsman u15 Yorkshire Festival Bowler u15 Yorkshire Festival Merit  
Jack Luxton (Steeton) Louie Wilkinson (Bradford & Bingley) Will Smith (Steeton)  

Under 17s Prize Winners

UAJCA u17 Batting  UAJCA u17 Bowling    UAJCA u17 Keeping  UAJCA u17 Fielding

Collected for Elliot by team-mate Max Hibbert

Will Luxton (Steeton)

Finlay Brown (Steeton)

Lucas Keslinke [Oakworth]

Elliot Wilson (Steeton)

UAJCA u17 Joe Lumb Cup Batting  UAJCA u17 Joe Lumb Cup Bowling    UAJCA u17 Joe Lumb Cup Merit  
Oliver Bishop (Bradford & Bingley) Harris Rowlett (Steeton) Oliver Bishop (Bradford & Bingley)