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It couldn't be easier to find out about getting involved in cricket.

In fact, there are loads of people out there who can't wait to hear from you.

There are also some seriously wicked websites packed with all the information you'll need about this great game.

Remember, there are different people to contact depending on where you live.

England and Wales

In England and Wales there are lots of development officers covering every part of the country.

The link below has a list of development officers in your area. Remember, it's their job to get you lot playing, so don't be afraid to give them a call.


It also includes contact details for organisers of women's cricket and disabled cricket.

You can find your local cricket club thanks to the website.

All you have to do is enter which county you live in and the website will list all the clubs in the area

All the 18 professional counties have stuff going on all the time. Click here to find your local country club:

Northern Ireland

The House of Sport in Belfast is a good place to start if you want to play cricket in Northern Ireland.

They can put you in touch with your nearest club or help you to start playing cricket in your school. Their contact details are:

Cricket Office
House of Sport
Upper Malone Road
Tel:02890 383805

If you're looking for your local cricket club, you've got two websites to choose from.

If you live in Belfast and the surrounding areas, click on this website to find your local club:

If you live in Londonderry and the surrounding areas, use this website to find your local club:

Both websites also have loads of other useful information too.


Cricket is really taking off in Scotland, especially after the country joined the National Cricket League last year.

And there are plenty of clubs looking for new players. For more details on how to find your nearest club, click here:

You can also surf the excellent Scottish Cricket website where you can find out loads of other useful info.

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