Dundalk Cricket Club is on the look out for the new young cricketers of Dundalk and the rest of the county.
The club, established in 2009, are thriving at senior level with two Leinster titles in the trophy cabinet. And with a new state of the art artificial pitch adorning their Dromiskin ground, it puts them up there with the best of the clubs in Leinster.
The club are now looking to to expand their junior section. Great strides have been made this year, the culmination of which was the successful partnership with St Vincent’s Girls School and the forming of a team based there.
The club are now looking to expand further and are inviting all interested boys and girls to get involved.
The Leinster region has a thriving competitive youth league structure at all ages so there will be plenty of opportunity for youngsters to pit their skills against some of the best clubs in the province
The club now have a number of trained ECB Level 2 coaches and are well placed to offer expert training for all beginners. The club are also well equipped and can provide bats, balls and pads as needed.
If any youngsters and their parents are interested please contact the club secretary Derek Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or have a look at the club’s website, dundalkcricketclub.com or like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/Dundalk.Cricket.Club1
The club will also be putting on a demonstration of the game on Sunday, June 15 at the Blackrock Raft Race and Family Fun Day which will feature the girls of St Vincent’s School, some of the clubs junior members and maybe one or two of the senior squad members.
By chance, that same day the 2nd XI will be playing a league match at home against rivals Knockharley from Meath, so if after seeing the demonstration at Blackrock your appetite is whetted for the real thing then it’s a short journey from Blackrock to the Dromiskin Green Road ground.
If after all this you are tempted then you can follow it up on Wednesday, June 18 at 6pm when the club will holding a beginners junior mixed training session at it’s ground.
All are welcome and the club will provide all the necessary equipment and guide any would be Kevin O’Brien’s through their initial introduction to the sport.