About Us

The Emerald Sports & Social Club represents the partnership between Crawley Irish Centre, St Francis Rugby Club and Crawley Cricket Club.

The Club was founded during the 1990’s following the successful launch of a number of Irish events at the Southgate Pavilion and formally became‘ The Emerald Sports & Social Club’following the merger with St Francis RFC during in 1999. Crawley Cricket Club joined in 2007 following a relocation proposed by Crawley Borough Council.

The events diary is regularly updated detailing

  • Irish Set Dancing Classes
  • Live music
  • A varity of Social Events
  • Pensioners Clubs
  • Darts
  • Pool nights.

Irish Senior Citizens Network meet each Tuesday and it also provides a venue for local Irish dance school The O’Brien School of Dance to practice.

Crawley Blues Club hold weekly ‘open mike’ & jam sessions each Thursday.

The Club regularly runs charity fund raising events notably the ‘ Croke Cup’ golf day, ‘Pat Keaveney’ memorial dance & over the years have generously donated to St Catherine’s Hospice, Alzheimer’s Society & other worthy causes.

Year round sport is available with Rugby and Cricket catering for players of all abilities , further details can be found by clicking on the appropriate

Big Screen  sports with

  • Sky  Sports channels
  • Premier Sports showing GAA (May – Sept)
  • BT Sport
  • ESPN

Whether you are interested in Football, Rugby, Cricket, or any of the GAA games come along and watch on any of our three screens.

2 thoughts on “About Us

  1. Hi are you looking for a band for your club well look no further The Majicroundabout music from the 60s to present day also a small tribute to the blues brothers ideal for weddings,birthdays,anniversaries or any other special occasion also suitable for private party’s also ideal for Christmas and New year party’s music for all ages. This is what they can provide for your entertainment. Three 45min sets first set includes a mixture of music from the 60s to present day the second set tribute to the 60s and then the third set tribute to the 70s includes a small tribute to the blues brothers with full costume changes to suit all three sets. We normally go out at £380 Interested then please contact me Mike Saunders on my Facebook page or email me on MichaelSaundersundertaker@outlook.com or ring me on 07906846442 look forward to hear from you soon you won’t be disappointed . Thanks again . Mike Saunders

  2. Hi, I have someone from Ireland I would like to bring down but it depends on what Irish whiskey 🥃 you serve…sorry she’s fussy

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