Campbell College was established in 1894 and sits in a 100 acre woodland campus on the edge of Belfast. Welcoming boys from 3-18 the College is a day and boarding school with pupils coming from all over the world. The Campus boasts 11 rugby pitches, 4 tennis courts, 2 astro hockey pitches, 5 cricket squares, a swimming pool, strength and conditioning gym, a running track and state of the art residential faculties all on one stunning campus.
Robert Robinson MBE, Headmaster of Campbell College said, ‘we are delighted that the NCU has decided to hold its rst ever residential festival at Campbell College this summer and look forward to welcoming the three teams from England to our campus. We are grateful for the strong partnership we enjoy with both the NCU and Cricket Ireland and look forward to watching some superb talent on display in East Belfast’.
Chairman of the NCU Alan Waite speaking about the forthcoming festival said, ‘the NCU will warmly welcome our visitors from Cornwall, Yorkshire Schools Cricket Association and St Joseph’s College, Ipswich to our inaugural cricket festival. Our young cricketers, coaches and administrators have been hugely impressed by participating in similar festivals in England and Scotland over the past four years. With the support of Campbell College, to whom we are grateful for hosting the players and of cials and also some grant funding from Belfast City Council, NCU staff have worked expediently to co-ordinate this exciting new chapter as part of our commitment to youth development within our region.