Dumfries Cricket Club
The Dumfries Cricket Club, located at Nunholm, aims to offers enjoyable cricket for all standards, senior, women, and juniors, boys and girls.
The club provides two senior Saturday league sides, a Sunday XI, Midweek evening cricket and a Womens team along with Junior Cricket.
In the 2012 season, the senior side were West League Champions, Scotland Club Runners-up, and were also the Nithsdale Sports Council Team of the Year for 2012.
In the past year one player has played in Australia representing Scotland for the Under 19s in the U19 World Cup; another player has travelled to Sri Lanka for a two week tour with Scotland’s U19s.
Three girls played for Scotland’s Under 17s team last year with one of them playing in the UAE in a week long tournament with Scotland’s Women’s Under 21s team this year.
Sports Hub: The Club has used the involvement in the Sports Hub in particular to encourage girls and women’s cricket with winter coaching sessions and has provided cricket as part of the Girls Allowed Sports Hub Programme. Club Coaches have also supported the Sports Hub Launch Day and Primary School Cluster days at the Secondary School. The club delivers out of curriculum cricket at the school and provided the girls cricket day there involving in-curriculum and after school coaching.
Club Sessions at Nunholm:
Junior Coaching: Mondays for the summer. 6:15-8.
Aimed at ages 8-14, boys and girls, members and non-members, and those starting the sport, with a free first session for newcomers. Contact us for more details or just come along.
Junior Summer Camp: Thu/Fri 18th/19th July. 10-3pm.
Senior Training: Tuesdays and Fridays, 6-8pm
Womens/Girls Coaching: Fridays 5-7pm. Beginners are encouraged to come along.
Dumfries Sports Club, 50 Nunholm Road, Dumfries, DG11JW (01387 252527)
The Dumfries Cricket Club ground can be found on Nunholm Road at the Dumfries Sports Club (by the Casa Mia restaurant), and the Sports Club also offers tennis and squash facilities.
For more information contact the club:
Club Mobile No: 07799 856094