Welcome to the Get Involved section of the Cricket Leinster website. Here you can find out all the different ways in which you can get involved in the fun, inclusive and engaging sport of cricket right across the 12 counties of Leinster.
One of the core aspects of the 2019-2021 Cricket Leinster Strategic Plan is to raise participation across all areas of the sport under the 'Cricket for All' strategic pilar. We want to ensure that cricket is open to all communities and people of all abilities and backgrounds right across Leinster.
So how can you get involved with cricket here in Leinster?
1. If you are looking to start Playing cricket, there are two different routes you can follow. If you are looking to play cricket in the official Cricket Leinster competitions, whether you are an Adult or Youth, then you can join any one of our 43 affiliated clubs. Simply find your nearest club by clicking here. After you join the club you can apply for your My Cricket Leinster registration by clicking here to become a registered player to play for your club in official competitions.
If you are looking for a more leisurely, informal game of cricket, then Social Cricket could be just for you. You can register as a Social Cricketer without having an official club and pay a €7.50 fee to cover your insurance in any games you play by clicking here. Or if you'd like to know a little more about the various Social and Taverner cricket teams that operate across Leinster please click here.
2. If you are looking to get involved in the Officiating side of cricket, which might be umpiring, scoring or match refereeing, then please click here to find out how you can become an umpire or a scorer or get more involved with the Leinster Cricket Umpires and Scorers' Association (LCUSA).
3. If you are looking to get involved in the Coaching side of cricket, please click here to find out the latest about the different types of coaching courses and certifications that are run in Ireland. You can also apply for your membership of the Cricket Ireland Coaches Association (CICA), learn more about the importance of Child Safeguarding or learn how to become Garda Vetted.
4. Finally, if you are looking to get your school or college involved in cricket, or if you are looking to set up a new club then you should click here to find out more about the Cricket Leinster Development Programme. Cricket Leinster employs several full-time development staff alongside part-time development coaches who combine to implement the full programme which includes the areas of School Coaching Visits, Teacher Education, Youth Competitions, Leinster Youth Sides, District competitions, Inclusion Cricket, Club Support and Club Development.
Click here to learn more about the Development Programme or to get in contact with any of the staff members.