Senior Cricket Tour to Barbados: Illingworth St Mary CC

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Senior Cricket Tour to Barbados: Illingworth St Mary CC

Cricket Tour to Barbados

In celebration of their 125th Anniversary year, the cricketers of Illingworth St Mary Cricket Club chose to travel to Barbados with Burleigh Travel for their commemorative cricket tour.

Illingworth CC Barbados 2009

The players from the Yorkshire based cricket club played three hard fought cricket fixtures against local opposition, where the usual Bajan enthusiasm for the game ensured each was a memorable encounter. The remainder of the itinerary was packed with visits to exciting attractions such as the popular Oistins Fish Fry, The Kensington Oval and souvenir shopping in Bridgetown as well as activities such as deep sea fishing and catamaran cruise, while still allowing plenty of time to soak up the local atmosphere and relax on the fine sandy beaches.

Illingworth St Mary's CC Fielding Barbados

During the cricket tour, a daily blog was compiled and posted on the Airedale and Wharfdale Cricket League website and a copy of the posts can be viewed by accessing this Barbados cricket tour report link to read more detail on the club’s experiences during their Barbados cricket tour.

An image gallery from the cricket tour can also be accessed by this Barbados cricket tour gallery link.

The tour organisers worked very hard along with Burleigh Travel to ensure the success of the tour and in doing so compiled an excellent Barbados cricket tour program and wish us to pass on their thanks to all sponsors who kindly supported their cricket tour to this captivating island.

Barbados Cricket Touring Team Batting

Illingworth St Mary CC : Cricket Tour to Barbados Highlights!

The cricket tour to the West Coast of Barbados was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended, with the following highlights ensuring the 125th Anniversary tour would be a lasting memory for all: 

  • A captivating and unique cricket tour destination
  • An obsessive cricketing culture
  • A superb catamaran cruise with fishing, snorkelling and sunbathing
  • Visiting the newly renovated Kensington Oval
  • A fantastic climate
  • Enjoyable evenings
  • Rum punch & banks beer!!!!

If this is a tour that appeals to you and your Cricket Club, please contact us through our online enquiry form and we will happily provide you with the information you need.

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  • I would like to express our sincere thanks for your teams hard work and co-operation, which has ensured its success as well as fabulous and memorable experiences for all tourists.

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