"It's not the biggest ground, but it's got to be one of the nicest."
Barkisland - 'Bark' to those who know it well; 'Bark-island' to those who don't know it at all - is a small village situated to the north of Rishworth, to the east of Ripponden, and six miles south-west of Halifax. It is a quintessential Yorkshire community surrounded by luscious greenery, and in days gone by Barkisland was the name of an ancient township in the parish of Halifax.
The 1st and 2nd XI's play within the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League, which is one of the strongest semi-pro leagues in Yorkshire. The Development team play in the Halifax Sunday League. All 4 junior teams play within the Huddersfield Cricket League.