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Dundrum Cricket Club Schools Finals Day

Jeff Maguire
Dundrum CC

The Finals day for the Dundrum Cricket Club schools coaching programme took place at the Meadow in Dundrum on the morning of Tuesday 13th June.

A total of eight teams of girls and boys from six local primary schools took part. Newcastle Primary, Sacred Heart Dundrum, Castlewellan Primary, All Children's Integrated, St Joseph's Carnacaville and Annsborough Integrated Primary all enjoyed fun filled competitive cricket with a break for tea.

The finals day saw the children enjoying getting to grips with the basics of the game including batting, bowling, throwing and running. Four wickets were set up at the Meadow and four games took place at once, culminating in a final between Newcastle and All Childrens  with Newcastle Primary taking the title from Castlewellan PS Champions in 2016.

Dundrum Cricket Club are keen to build on this successful coaching programme and would encourage any young people who would like to have a go to come to the Club training sessions at the Meadow (Old Road, Dundrum). Minis ages (5-9) and Junior U11 Monday 6:15 -7:45pm, with Junior U13 and U15 Wednesdays 6:15 – 8:00pm
There club will also be running two Summer Schemes on 4th to 6th July and 16th to 18th August – all for children aged 5-15 at the Meadow. Full details for these opportunities can be found at