On Thursday, May 19th, Dundalk Cricket Club hosted a very entertaining cricket match between Dundalk Grammar School and the De La Salle School Dundalk. Batting first Dundalk Grammar batted sensibly and did not lose very many wickets and ended their 24 over innings with 132 runs. This set the De La Salle a stiff target and although they batted very well and scored runs quickly they also lost wickets regularly. The De La Salle ended their innings on 121 runs with Dundalk Grammar winning a very close contest by 11 runs.
A big thank you to Derek Turner and all the other members of Dundalk Cricket Club in Dromiskin who provided a ground, umpires and snacks for both teams. This is a great boost for cricket in County Louth and the newly formed club at Dromiskin have worked hard to delevop links with teachers/coaches Dave Symmons and Terry Bruton at both schools.
The following played for Dundalk Grammar School:
Arslan Mahmood (c), Callum Lawson, Harry Cleary, Dylan Fahy, Emmet Kirk, John Byrne, Shaquille O'Neill, Robert Kierans, Michael O'Callaghan, Alan Dunne, Ronan O'Reilly (WK), Paul Carroll. Coach Dave Symmons
and De La Salle College:
Walleed Shahid (Capt), Matthew Lines, Donal Connolly, Christopher O' Hagan, Ciaran O' Neil, Fiach Murphy, Eoin Farrell, Oisín Murray, Sean Murray, Williams Omerede, Jordan O' Neil, Ryan Kirk. Coach Terry Bruton