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Picket Club launched for new fence construction

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Cork County Cricket Club is excited to announce the creation of ‘Club Picket’. This project will involve the continuation of a white picket fence along the boundary of the iconic Richard Beamish Grounds in Cork.

As a supporter, you’re now able to etch your name in the history of the Mardyke and buy into this development and further improve one of the most picturesque sporting venues in Ireland.

The Picket Club | Cork County Cricket Club

Not only will you be supporting Cork County Cricket Club, but you will also experience further benefits such as:

  • Name located on a plaque on your own 2-meter section on picket fence.
  • Name listed on the ‘Picket Club’ page on www.corkcountycricketclub.com.

How to get involved

The following are the two options in which you can support the cause:

  1. €200 Special Offer – Two Plaques Located on the numbers of your choice on the picket fence.
  2. €125 – One Plaque located on the picket fence.
  3. €100 per picket for orders greater than 2.

With this, you can help assure the success of Cricket at Cork County continues to grow and assist in helping the club become the leaders of cricket in Ireland. Cork County will be able to continue with many exciting plans throughout the club and carry on expanding significant operations.


To register your interest in being part of this initiative then please fill out our online Registration Form below or via Google Forms:

Register Online

Please do not hesitate to contact regarding any questions about the initiate.

Jeremy Benton

Jeza391@hotmail.com | +353 (083) 002 7381

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Blarney Castle renew partnership for 3 more years

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Cork County Cricket Club and Blarney Castle are delighted to announce the extension of our existing partnership.

For the past three years, Blarney Castle have provided invaluable support to cricketing activities at the Mardyke, supporting players of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. This agreement sees that partnership continue for a further three years, with the famous Blarney Castle logo continuing to take pride of place on the front of the club playing shirts.

Welcoming the extension of the current agreement, Cork County Cricket Club President Kieran Aherne thanked Blarney Castle for their ongoing support and highlighted the link between two of Cork’s most picturesque settings, the Mardyke and Blarney Castle.


Groundsman Matt Reed featured in Aug/Sept issue of Pitchside Magazine

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Cork County’s very own resident Kiwi and groundsman, Matt Reed, was interviewed for the August/September issue of Pitchcare Magazine. It’s well worth a read with Matt discussing his ongoing work and ambitions for the Mardyke: “With cricket growing strongly in Ireland, and especially with Cricket Ireland pushing towards a first class structure, my club aims to be the first choice venue for matches held outside of Dublin and the North.” #CCCC


Full issue available at: http://media-cdn.pitchcare.com/O/uJFldo5m7DzblM1anFIz.pdf

Munster Development XI v MCC at the Mardyke (28th May)

Monday, May 27th, 2013

A Munster Development XI will take on the illustrious MCC at the Mardyke on Tuesday, 28th May, starting at 1.00 p.m. Fixture forms part of the MCC Spring tour against Irish Youth and Development teams and has been running for approximately the past 10 years. The fixture is a key component of the Munster Cricket Union’s attempts to provide competitive cricket to it’s emerging talent, however, exams have meant that the likes of Chris Banon, Rory O’Keefe and Ian Coleman are all unable to play.

The Munster Development selected is as follows:

  1. Brad Morgan (Cork County)
  2. Oliver Creedon (Cork County)
  3. Oscar Cotter (Cork County)
  4. Tim Clifford (Cork County)
  5. Robin Russell (Pembroke)
  6. Rhu Jones (Cork Harlequins)
  7. Anthony O’Reilly (Cork Harlequins)
  8. Brian O’Leary (Cork Harlequins)
  9. Alam Morshed (Co. Kerry)
  10. Owais Gohar (Co. Kerry)
  11. Sean Cawley (Thurles)