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Cricket Connects

Providing cricket experiences for those who don't usually access physical activity opportunities.

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The programme...

Cricket Connects aims to provide:

  • More People with
  • More Quality Opportunities to be
  • More involved
  • More often

Cricket Connects is a Cricket Ireland initiative supported by Sport Ireland and the Dormant Accounts Fund, delivered in partnership with the Provincial Unions.

It is a targeted project aiming to deliver:

  1. quality assured training modules to existing or prospective Activators who can
  2. deliver valuable cricketing experiences to people and groups not usually accessing cricket or physical activity opportunities.

There are two strands to the Cricket Connects project: Cricket Connects Activator Training and Cricket Connects Community. 

Cricket Connects activator training is comprised of 6 modules:

  • Leadership
  • Multi-Cultural Awareness
  • Sports Inclusion and Disability Awareness
  • CricHIIT
  • Smash It
  • It’s Wicket! 

Watch this!

Intro Cricket Connects
Introducing Cricket Connects
with Elaine Nolan
Benefits of Cricket Connects
The benefits of Cricket Connects
with Warren Deutrom
Mollie Devine
Access to sport - Cricket Connects
with Mollie Devine
Alana Dalzell
Fun, engaging - Cricket Connects
with Alana Dalzell
Visit Foyle Down Syndrome Trust
A visit to Derry-Londonderry - Cricket Connects
with Ali Nolan
Data capture tool
Data capture and analysis - Cricket Connects
with Elaine Nolan
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To get in touch with your North West Cricket Connects Officer, please email: alana.dalzell@cricketireland.ie

To get in touch with your NCU Cricket Connects Officer, please email: ruhan.pretorious@ncucricket.org