Essendon Maribyrnong Park (EMP) is committed to providing girls with a pathway from schoolyard to Southern Stars.  A number of opportunities are available for juniors at EMP.


Coaching for junior clubs and schools

EMP is available to provide coaching assistance for junior clubs and schools in the West Metro and Western Country regions of Victoria.  

For further information and to register your club's/school's interest please email

 EMP players with girls from Sunshine Heights CC & Altona Roosters CC



EMP 3rd XI


EMP 3rd XI (all ages and abilities)

The EMP 3rd XI currently participates in the North West competition, a level of competition catering for all ages and abilities. Many EMP junior girls have started in the EMP 3rd XI with great success.  

The team's purpose is to provide a fun environment for young players whilst teaching them the skills of the game under the guidance of experienced players.  The competition plays a mix of 40 over one day matches and Twenty20 matches.

EMP 3rd XI



Emma Kearney with the Western Waves


Regional Support 

EMP is committed to supporting the female pathway in the following Cricket Victoria regions:

Region 9 - West Metro (Western Spirit)
Region 2 - Western Country (Western Waves)

The pathway regions provide representative opportunities for girls at U14, U16 and U18 level.  EMP is actively involved in supporting these teams with many players in these regions going on to represent EMP at senior level.  

For further information on EMP's regional support please email

EMP's Emma Kearney with Western Waves juniors





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