Phoenix Cricket Club has launched a significant initiative targetted at cricket loving boys and girls between the ages of 11 to 14 years. It is open to children who want to seriously develop their game, whether they belong to Phoenix or not.
With the leading run scorer and wicker taker in Divison 4 having departed to higher things (Division 3 with North Kildare), it is up to others grasp the mantle, and help their side to Division 4 glory. But who will it be?
After the Irish women’s winter World Cup campaign, there is more emphasis on women's cricket and how to grow the sport. Extra teams have been entered into the leagues and larger numbers at Pre-season training, the 2014 season could a turning point for ‘Women’s Cricket’ in Ireland.
Division 6 presents a bit of a problem for someone wishing to pen a thousand words on the exciting prospects for the forthcoming season. Nothing much has changed from last year!
Every year throws up a division that is closer than all the others, and this is it. Some one is going to be unlucky to be relegated, someone will rocket up the table after a couple of wins in August, and there will be a battle royal at the top. All we have to do is to try and find out who will fill which role.