Karl Freeman

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Membership 2021 now open

Interested in a new hobby for 2021? Have your cricket gear and cricketing abilities been in storage for a few years? We’ve got youth and adult teams for ladies and gentlemen. All levels of ability and experience more than welcome. We’ll find a place in a team for anyone. New members always welcome. Contact our …

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Interview with the President-Elect of Cricket Leinster for 2021 Jim Bennett

Matt Dwyer (MD) speaks to Jim Bennett (JB) MD: Tell us about your background, please. JB: I’m from Portlaoise, where my late father, Paddy, owned a pub and a grocery. I went to school in the local Christian Brothers’ School and after secondary school, I trained as a primary teacher in St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. …

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The History of The Hills Cricket Club

The Hills, 1969-2019 Inaugural Meeting of The Hills CC The inaugural meeting of The Hills CC was held in the Holmpatrick Hotel, Skerries in late September 1969 and it was chaired by Gerry Byrne. Joe Clinton and Paddy Byrne had inspected The Vineyard regarding its possible suitability as a cricket ground. It was resolved to …

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Cricket live in the Vineyard this weekend(Also live via our Youtube)

The senior lads on the grass of the vineyard were a sight for sore eyes last Sunday whether you were watching via live stream or at the ground itself. We have great news that we are aiming to Livestream all our home fixtures for both men and women via our Youtube page THCC TV,https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0JYcns6-XrdI3zHes4h3g. With …

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Cricket Leinster Give Green Light for Training to Resume!

We are delighted to announce thanks to the superb effort from our chairman, club executive and volunteers who have generously given up their time that Cricket Leinster have given us the green light to commence training next week!🏏 Players looking to get back into training must first be registered with Cricket Leinster and have paid membership for …

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Senior Player Profile: Lara Maritz

Normally at this time on a Friday in June we would be looking forward to a weekend of cricket and the authorities are working hard behind the scenes to get us up and running 🏏 In the meantime here is today’s player profile sponsored by Tierney Kitchens. Thank you for your continued support🙌 Name + nickname: Lara …

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Cricket Leinster has released its Return to Training – Key Documents & Next Steps.

Please take the time to make yourself aware of the guidelines as we move safely towards playing and enjoy cricket this summer! https://www.cricketleinster.ie/news/return-to-training-key-documents-next-steps

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Senior Player Profile: Bhavesh Lakotia

A tough loss to take at the weekend but today our player profiles are back to keep you entertained! Today’s player profile is none other than Bhav and is sponsored by Moriarty’s SuperValu Skerries Name + nickname: Bhavesh Lakhotia (Bhav) Age:28 Right handed batsman Debut for senior team: 2019 vs YMCA(Won a nail-biter) Best memory in …

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Update from Cricket Ireland on a return to Club Cricket

Cricket Ireland has received provisional approval for club cricket to move towards a restart of activity in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Limited cricket training will be able to resume once two key requirements are fulfilled – (1) the Irish Government / Northern Ireland Executive formally notify that their respective jurisdiction is moving …

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Senior Player Profile: Luke Clinton

Up next we’ve got record holder and Fingal cricketing legend Luke Clinton. Today’s player profile is sponsored by Tierney Kitchens. Thank you for your continued support! Name + nickname:Luke Clinton .clints.flick Age:39 Favorite batting shot: back foot punch Bowling type: seam medium Debut for senior team: 1997 Best memory in hills colours: getting 7 wickets v …

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