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Cricket for kids

Want to get your child into cricket? Start here!

Ireland v New Zealand - Men's One Day International


We hope to help guide you through a range of programmes and other opportunities that aim to provide your child with fun and engaging experiences. 

First step is typically to find a club near you.

At many clubs around Ireland there are kids programmes, cricket blitzes or other opportunities to give cricket a go - girls and boys alike.

Two programmes that are run in a range of clubs is Smash It and It's Wicket!

Find a club

There are over 120 cricket clubs around Ireland. Find your nearest.

Smash It

Smash It is an inclusive programme of cricket-based skills and fun for kids aged 5-9 years.

It's Wicket!

It’s Wicket! is a targeted Girls-Only Cricket Programme for Girls aged 9 – 13 years.

Need more help?

Our Provincial Unions can help with opportunities local to you.