Chapelizod Cricket Club

Frequently Asked Questions

What equipment do I need?

Most of the equipment is provided by the club except the following items (no need get these immediately, come along to training first and see if you like it!):

  1. Whites (top and bottom). * For matches
  2. Cricket Shoes (with plastic spikes) Most shoes are sold with steel spikes but plastic spikes can be picked up for roughly €5.
How much is it to join?

Subscriptions for the 2018 season will be €80. This covers the pitch hire, equipment, public liability insurance and operational expenses incurred throught the season. All finances will be fully disclosed at the AGM.

If you are a student or unwaged please contact us to arrange an appropriate subscription fee.

When do you train?

There currently is no set day but training is always announced ahead of time through a broadcast from the team's WhatsApp group.

I have never played cricket before, can I join?

Absolutely! Many of our current players had never played cricket before joining. No knowledge of the game is necessary to join.

Am I too old to join?

Everyone is welcome! We have played matches against teams with players in their 80's!

Is there personal injury insurance?

No, the club has appropriate public liability insurance but does not have personal injury cover. However if you join and are interested in getting such cover, we can recommend a suitable insurer.