Cricket Ireland is the National Governing Body for the Sport for the island of Ireland. It is responsible for setting the strategic direction and the administration of cricket in the island of Ireland.
At present there are 11 Directors, 4 of which are independent. There are also 5 provincial bodies who have responsibility for the game in their respective regions. The Provincial Unions are as follows:
(based in Belfast):
|39 clubs who field 271 teams (115 adult; 156 youth) Development Officers are working with 3,426 kids between NCU and NWCU areas. 42 schools are jointly affiliated to the Northern and North West Unions. Women’s cricket developing in both regions for the 1st time.|
(based in Londonderry):
|22 clubs who field 159 teams (59 adult; 100 youth). Development Officers are working with 3,426 kids between NCU and NWCU areas. 42 schools are jointly affiliated to the Northern and North West Unions. Women’s cricket developing in both regions for the 1st time.|
(based in Dublin):
|44 clubs who field 311 teams (145 adult; 166 youth) 36 schools are affiliated. Development Officers are working with 2,625 kids in the region.|
(based in Cork):
|14 clubs who field 35 teams (22 adult; 13 youth). Development Officers are working with 1,963 schoolchildren in the region.|
(based in Galway) Formed in 2010
|8 clubs which fields 8 teams (all adult). Total of 193 playing members.|
The following diagram provides an overview of the Board structure of CI.
The following table details the committees and provides an overview of their responsibilities.
|Cricket Ireland Board|
The CI Board consists of 11 members.
The Board meets regularly so as to provide strategic leadership to the Company, exercise effective control over the organisation, and monitor executive management and performance. The Board is wholly non-executive and comprises nominees of the constituent Unions and “independent” Directors.The primary responsibility of all Directors is to act in the best overall interest of Cricket Ireland at all times – it is appropriate to recognise, however, the particular importance of the contribution of the “independent” Directors in this area. Specific responsibilities of the Board are:
The functions of the Cricket Committee are as follows:
The Finance Committee is responsible for the following tasks:
|Board Member||Role||Time on Board|
|Ross McCollum||Chairman||Since 2010||Andy Clement||Vice-Chairman Northern Cricket Union||Since 2012||Joseph Doherty||
Delegate North West Cricket Union;
|Since 2008||Peter Dineen||Munster Cricket Union||Since 2013||Alan Lewis||Independent Director
Former Irish International
|Eddie Lewis||Delegate Cricket Leinster||Since 2012||Roger McGreal||Independent Director||Since 2013||Bob Magee||
|Since 2011||Frank Sowman||Independent Director||Since 2013||Henry Tighe||President Cricket Leinster||Since 2013||Brian Walsh||Chairman Northern Cricket Union||Since 2011|
|Chief Executive||Warren Deutrom|
|President Elect||Joseph Doherty|
|Commercial||D Williams (Chair), J Hool, M Howard, B MacNeice, R McGreal, R McCollum, S Twaddell|
|Cricket||J Doherty (Chair), A Clement, R Bell, J Bennett, C Goodman, G Craig, A Lewis, R McCollum, B MacNeice, P Simmons, T Prior, A Waite, B Walsh,|
|Finance||B Magee (Chair) P Black, B Cunningham, D Johnson, R Johnson, P McCartney, R McCollum, I Talbot|
|Youth and Development||J Bennett (Chair), B O’Sullivan (Registration Secretary), Manager and Coach of all youth teams|