About Dumfries Cricket Club

It is located a mile to the north of the town centre on the east side of the River Nith on the Nunholm Road.

This club now comprises of cricket, squash, tennis, hockey and running clubs, with club membership offering use of the 4 squash courts, 4 floodlight all-weather tennis courts, multiple changing rooms, a gym, bar, events lounge and inside and outside balconies from which to view the cricket.

The club runs two Saturday and Sundays sides as well as two mid-week teams that play in an evening league on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Firsts and Seconds league matches are normally played on Saturdays. Regular junior coaching is provided from qualified club coaches and games range from the under 10s up through the age groups.

The first eleven (known as Dumfries) play in the Scottish National Cricket League (SNCL) and in 2008 remain in Division 2. This is across Scotland and only Division 1 is between this league and Scotland’s Premier League and those playing for the Scottish Saltires.

The second eleven (known as Nunholm) play in the Western District Cricket Union (WDCU) which feeds in to the SNCL. In 2008 the club have been promoted back to Division 2.

The ground had the status of Scotland’s top ground in 2006 with the club, in the form of Convenor, Davy Davidson, and Groundsman, Raymond Murray, being awarded top amateur groundsman.