Kilkenny legends to line out in charity cricket match

May 20, 2018

Kilkenny's Henry Shefflin celebrates with his son Henry and The Liam McCarthy Cup.
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DJ Carey and Henry Shefflin will swap their hurls for cricket bats next month.

The legendary Kilkenny hurlers will line out for the Irish Leprechauns against the Dutch Flamingos and UK Gipsies in a charity cricket match at Mount Juliet Cricket Club on June 22. The match will raise funds for the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation with tickets available from Eventbrite at €20 per person and including Afternoon Tea and Pimms no less. 

Jack & Jill founder and former CEO Jonathan Irwin said: "We are delighted to welcome a most competitive cricket match to the renowned Mount Juliet cricket club that includes two Kilkenny heroes from the world of hurling - DJ Carey and  Henry Shefflin - to raise funds for the 350 children currently under the wing of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation." 

Proceedings get underway at 1.30pm.

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