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Two week cricket festival in Ireland kicks off next week

Fri, May 20, 2011 9:09 PM


An exciting two week cricket festival commences next week in Ireland with blitzes being held throughout Fingal (Leinster, Ireland) in Dublin 15, Swords/Malahide and Rush. There will be more than a thousand boys and girls from local schools taking part over the two weeks.

The Swords/Malahide Cricket Blitz:
Tuesday This event is being hosted by Malahide Cricket Club and will run from 10am - 2pm. The 4th class event will be on Tuesday 24th May and the 5th class event will be on Tuesday 31st May. Students from St Andrew’s NS, Pope John Paul’s NS, Oliver Plunkett’s NS (Malahide), Old Borough NS, Swords Educate Together, St Cronin's NS, Holy Family NS , St Colmcille’s BNS (Swords) and Burrow NS (Sutton).

The Rush Cricket Blitz: This event is being hosted by Rush Cricket Club (10am - 2pm). The 4th class event will be on Wednesday 25th May and the 5th class event will be on Wednesday 1st of June with students from Rush NS, St Catherine’s NS (Rush), St Brendan's NS (Loughshinny), Milverton NS, Balrothery NS, St Patrick's NS (Skerries), Balbriggan Educate Together and St George’s NS (Balbriggan). This tournament (sponsored by the Dolan family from Rush) has now been running for over ten years.

The Dublin 15 Cricket Blitz: This event is being hosted by Corduff Sports Centre (10am – 2pm). The 4th class event will be on Thursday 26th May and the 5th class event will be on Thursday 2nd of June with participating students from Mulhuddart NS, Tyrrelstown Educate Together, Ladyswell NS, St Patrick's NS (Corduff), St Mocha's NS, St Philips NS, Scoil Mhuire NS, St Patrick's NS (Diswellstown), Castaheany Educate Together and Castleknock Educate Together.

For more information on the Fingal Festival of Cricket please contact
Reinhardt Strydom,
Fingal Cricket Development Officer
087-982-3402 or strydom@live.com



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