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Although cricket came to prominence in England in the late 18th Century it was in the middle of the 19th Century that the sport became popular in Ireland. The Newry area has now got senior cricket again in the guise of Newry and Mourne Cricket Club. Entering Division Four of the Ulster Bank League the club are also part of the Northern Ireland Cricket Union.
The Club Committee are:

Chairman Michael McKevitt
Chris Dinsmore
Frank McKenna
Public Relations
Michael Fairgrieve
Fixture Secretary
Frank Lenny
Sports Development
Alan Mitchell
Funding/Ladies Committee
Ashley Mitchell
Associate Member
Richard Lewis
Tommy Nolan
Committee Members:
Chris Barter, Alan Best, Maurice Byrne, Killian Byrne, Adrian Murdock, Michael Waterman
Davy Kidd
Still in its youth the club vitally needs the youth of the area to get involved in the many training sessions and matches organised. Fully-equipped training facilities allow newcomers to practice and develop their skills. Davy Kidd is pictured here at one of the regular training sessions.Development Plans for Telford Park
The club are in the process of developing the grounds at Telford Park, also home to Newry Rugby Club, to accommodate Cricket matches. The plans are shown here. Click on the plans to the left for a larger version.

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