Young kids throughout the North Wicklow area will be able to get an introduction to cricket with an open day and training session at Greystones Cricket Club on Saturday March 30.
All ages from 6-13 are welcome and there will be several Cricket Ireland qualified coaches on hand to run boys and girls through the basics at net practice for bowling and batting and on the Druids Glen pitch for fielding and throwing practice and teamwork.
The Leinster Cricket Union has been organising coaching sessions in many primary schools and this will be the first time the children will get to play on a proper cricket pitch.
The session runs from 9.30-11am on the 30th and registration facilities will also be available for those interested in p,aging this great summer sport.
Greystones Cricket pitch can be found just outside Kilcoole on the road towards Newcastle, just past the golf club and before the GAA club on the right.