Interprovincial Tournaments 2017
Trio of resignations from Lightning Trio of resignations from Lightning ( ) ZZZZ7:48 amZZZZ
John Anderson has stepped down as the Lightning Captain. John has captained the team to two treble-winning seasons since taking over the reins from John Mooney at the start of the 2016 season.
Dockrell stars as Lightning beat Knights Dockrell stars as Lightning beat Knights ( ) ZZZZ12:19 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning closed out the 2017 Inter-Provincial Series with a convincing 55-run (DLS) victory over Northern Knights at Rathmines.
Lightning ring the changes for dead rubber Lightning ring the changes for dead rubber ( ) ZZZZ12:31 amZZZZ
David and Gareth Delany as well as Stephen Doheny drafted into the Lightning squad for their last interpro game of the campaign.
Dockrell spins Lightning to innings win over Knights Dockrell spins Lightning to innings win over Knights ( ) ZZZZ11:39 amZZZZ
George Dockrell took 6 for 29 to spin Leinster Lighting to an innings win over Northern Knights on the final day of the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championship match as Castle Avenue.
First-Class stats in 2017 interpro matches First-Class stats in 2017 interpro matches ( ) ZZZZ3:52 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce and James Shannon dominate the batting stats whilst George Dockrell finished with the most wickets in just three matches.
Joyce masterclass as Lightning win title Joyce masterclass as Lightning win title ( ) ZZZZ11:41 amZZZZ
ED JOYCE'S brilliant unbeaten 167 ensured Leinster Lightning retained their Inter-Provincial crown on the second day of their Championship clash with Northern Knights at Clontarf.
Classy Shannon unable to halt Leinster's title push Classy Shannon unable to halt Leinster's title push ( ) ZZZZ3:02 pmZZZZ
James Shannon produced another fine innings in the final Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championship game of the summer, but it's Leinster Lightning who hold all the aces after a truncated first day's play at Clontarf.
Weakened Knights missing Waringstown quartet Weakened Knights missing Waringstown quartet ( ) ZZZZ4:33 amZZZZ
FOUR members of Waringstown’s Irish Cup final side are unavailable for this week’s title-deciding inter-provincial championship game in Clontarf.
Delany replaces Chase in Lightning squad Delany replaces Chase in Lightning squad ( ) ZZZZ1:06 pmZZZZ
Gareth Delany comes in for Peter Chase who is on enforced rest by Cricket Ireland.
Lightning complete innings win over Warriors Lightning complete innings win over Warriors ( ) ZZZZ11:54 amZZZZ
It was an emphatic performance from the southerners who now look odds-on to complete a third successive clean sweep of the trophies.
Wickets tumble on opening day of interpro clash Wickets tumble on opening day of interpro clash ( ) ZZZZ1:29 pmZZZZ
Wickets tumbled on a bowler-dominated first day of the Inter-Provincial Championship clash between the North-West Warriors and Leinster Lightning at Bready.
Warriors give youth a chance Warriors give youth a chance ( ) ZZZZ7:40 amZZZZ
One new face has made the 12- the rapidly improving Bready bowler Reece Kelly, while Brigade's Ryan Macbeth and Fox Lodge spinner Aaron Heywood could both add to their one appearance each so far.
Lightning squad for 3-dayer at Bready announced Lightning squad for 3-dayer at Bready announced ( ) ZZZZ5:13 amZZZZ
Newcomer David Delany named as replacement for the injured Simi Singh.
Leinster Lightning claim T20 Trophy Leinster Lightning claim T20 Trophy ( ) ZZZZ12:54 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning claimed the T20 Trophy as they beat Munster Reds by five wickets at The Mardyke.
Knights ring the changes Knights ring the changes ( ) ZZZZ12:56 amZZZZ
The Northern Knights have made four changes for their dead rubber against the Warriors at Belmont.
O'Brien and Balbirnie missing for Lightning O'Brien and Balbirnie missing for Lightning ( ) ZZZZ2:32 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning will be missing both Kevin O'Brien and Andrew Balbirnie for their crucial T20 clash with Munster Reds at The Mardyke.
Warriors missing Young for T20 finale Warriors missing Young for T20 finale ( ) ZZZZ10:08 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors have named their squad for the final T20 game against the Northern Knights at CIYMS; the concluding round of matches in the 2017 Trophy series.
Last gasp Warriors deny Knights Last gasp Warriors deny Knights ( ) ZZZZ1:11 pmZZZZ
The contest ended up going down to the very last ball that the Warriors' tenth wicket pairing of Davy Scanlon and Ross Allen managed to scramble away for the winning single.
Porterfield named in Warriors squad Porterfield named in Warriors squad ( ) ZZZZ3:50 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors have landed something of a coup by including Ireland skipper William Porterfield in their squad for the game against the Northern Knights at Waringstown.
Smith and Kidd rearguard deny Warriors Smith and Kidd rearguard deny Warriors ( ) ZZZZ1:00 pmZZZZ
Smith denied the Warriors along with Gary Kidd as they survived 11 overs to ensure their Knights side collected 10 points to the Warriors 8 in the latest Inter-Provincial Championship game at Comber.
Late collapse hands Knights initiative against Warriors Late collapse hands Knights initiative against Warriors ( ) ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
A late collapse by the North-West Warriors has handed the Northern Knights the initiative at the end of the first day of their Inter-Provincial Championship match at Comber.
Draw on the cards as rain thwarts interprovincial clash Draw on the cards as rain thwarts interprovincial clash ( ) ZZZZ7:03 amZZZZ
No play was possible on the second day of the Interprovincial Championship match between the Northern Knights and the North West Warriors at Comber.
Seven Wolves players on show in interpro clash Seven Wolves players on show in interpro clash ( ) ZZZZ8:44 amZZZZ
SEVEN of the Ireland Wolves side are in action over the next three days in Comber when the Northern Knights take on the North West Warriors in the latest inter-provincial championship match.
Warriors name squad for Knights clash Warriors name squad for Knights clash ( ) ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
Ian McGregor has named his squad for next week's Interprovincial 3-day match against the Northern Knights at Comber.
Five star Young stuns Lightning Five star Young stuns Lightning ( ) ZZZZ12:53 amZZZZ
Craig Young's five-wicket haul sent Leinster Lightning crashing to defeat in their IP20 Trophy clash at Angelsea Road.
Strong Lightning squad for Warriors encounter Strong Lightning squad for Warriors encounter ( ) ZZZZ2:05 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning have named a strong squad containing no fewer than 11 senior internationals for their home T20 match against the NW Warriors.
Heywood earns Warriors call-up Heywood earns Warriors call-up ( ) ZZZZ10:00 amZZZZ
Ian McGregor has named his Warriors squad for the penultimate round of T20 matches as the North West side travels south to Merrion for another tussle with Leinster Lightning.
Knights name squad for Munster clash Knights name squad for Munster clash ( ) ZZZZ1:02 pmZZZZ
The NCU has announced the Northern Knights squad for the IP20 fixture against Munster Reds, at Carrickfergus.
Munster make three changes for Knights match Munster make three changes for Knights match ( ) ZZZZ11:25 amZZZZ
Three changes for the Munster Reds as they face their final trip of the 2017 season.
Carrick set for interpro debut Carrick set for interpro debut ( ) ZZZZ3:31 pmZZZZ
THE Twenty20 inter-provincial series resumes with the Northern Knights hosting the Munster Reds at Carrickfergus.
Lightning deny battling Warriors Lightning deny battling Warriors ( ) ZZZZ11:18 amZZZZ
An opening stand between Jack Tector and Ed Joyce was ultimately to be the difference between the teams; their 109 partnership providing nearly half of the visitors final total of 232 all out.
Lightning still without Balbirnie Lightning still without Balbirnie ( ) ZZZZ3:30 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning will again be without Andrew Balbirnie for their 50 over clash with the North West Warriors.
Warriors hit by injury blows Warriors hit by injury blows ( ) ZZZZ10:04 pmZZZZ
Niall O'Brien, Andrew McBrine and Craig Young ruled out of Lightning game at Bready.
Chase denies Knights while McBrine leads Warriors to victory Chase denies Knights while McBrine leads Warriors to victory ( ) ZZZZ1:15 pmZZZZ
Peter Chase took four wickets to deny Northern Knights what looked certain victory in their IPT20 clash with Leinster Lightning, while Andy McBrine's 52 helped Warriors overcome Munster.
O'Brien and Lazars deny Lightning O'Brien and Lazars deny Lightning ( ) ZZZZ12:07 amZZZZ
Niall O'Brien and Steve Lazars dogged resistance denied Leinster Lightning victory on the final day of their Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championship game at Oak Hill.
Warriors name squad for Munster clash Warriors name squad for Munster clash ( ) ZZZZ6:00 amZZZZ
Ricky-Lee Dougherty, Andy Britton and William McClintock are named in the Warriors squad that will play Munster Reds at Eglinton.
Munster name squad for Warriors battle Munster name squad for Warriors battle ( ) ZZZZ4:50 amZZZZ
The Munster Reds have made one change to their squad from last week’s defeat against the Leinster Lightning, ahead the long trip to Eglinton to take on the North-West Warriors.
Lightning pick strong squad for Knights clash Lightning pick strong squad for Knights clash ( ) ZZZZ4:02 amZZZZ
The Lightning selectors have opted for a largely unchanged squad for the Inter-Provincial T20 trip to Shaw’s Bridge to take on the Northern Knights
Joyce century keeps Lightning in command Joyce century keeps Lightning in command ( ) ZZZZ12:35 amZZZZ
ED JOYCE'S 46th first-class century ensured Leinster Lightning maintained the upper hand on the second day of their Inter-Provincial Championship match against North West Warriors at Oak Hill.
Balbirnie to lead Ireland Wolves Balbirnie to lead Ireland Wolves ( ) ZZZZ11:47 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie will lead Ireland Wolves in their trio of three-day games next month against Gloucestershire Seconds, Scotland A, and MCC YC.
Knights name T20 squad Knights name T20 squad ( ) ZZZZ8:59 amZZZZ
The Northern Knights squad for the IP20 fixture against Leinster Lightning, at Shaw's Bridge on Friday has been announced.
Landmark for Joyce as Lightning dominate Landmark for Joyce as Lightning dominate ( ) ZZZZ10:53 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce's unbeaten 49 cemented Leinster Lightning's strong position after the first day of their Inter-Provincial Championship clash with NW Warriors at Oak Hill.
O'Brien and Kane ruled out O'Brien and Kane ruled out ( ) ZZZZ7:49 amZZZZ
George Dockrell returns for Lightning but Kevin O'Brien and Tyrone Kane are both ruled out of the Lightning squad for their championship game against NW Warriors.
Warriors name squad for Lightning encounter Warriors name squad for Lightning encounter ( ) ZZZZ6:29 amZZZZ
The NW Warriors have named their squad for the three-day Championship match against Leinster Lightning which gets under way at Oak Hill this week.
Records tumble in IP20 clashes Records tumble in IP20 clashes ( ) ZZZZ12:43 amZZZZ
It was a record breaking evening, with Simi Singh's century leading Lightning to victory over Munster, while Craig Young's five-wicket haul helped NW Warriors to a nervy three-wicket win over the Knights.
Dockrell returns but O'Brien missing for Lightning Dockrell returns but O'Brien missing for Lightning ( ) ZZZZ5:16 amZZZZ
George Dockrell returns after his recent exams but Kevin O'Brien misses out with a hamstring injury.
Warriors name side to face Knights Warriors name side to face Knights ( ) ZZZZ10:59 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors have named their squad for the Hanley Energy Interprovincial T20 against the Northern Knights at Strabane Park on Friday 16 June.
Munster Reds Name Squad for Lightning Clash Munster Reds Name Squad for Lightning Clash ( ) ZZZZ9:05 amZZZZ
Munster Reds make one change as they head to Merrion to face Lightning
Balbirnie blitz leads Lightning to win over Knights Balbirnie blitz leads Lightning to win over Knights ( ) ZZZZ10:09 pmZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie's blistering half-century ensured defending champions Leinster Lightning remained in pole position at the top of the table after a convincing 7-wicket win over the Northern Knights.
Mulder returns for Knights Mulder returns for Knights ( ) ZZZZ8:29 pmZZZZ
Jacob Mulder returns for T20 clash with Lightning as the Knights are on the road again to Dublin.
Warriors hit by unavailability problems ahead of Munster trip Warriors hit by unavailability problems ahead of Munster trip ( ) ZZZZ7:07 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors have announced their squad to play their first Inter-Provincial game against Munster Reds
Stanton and Sheridan earn Lightning call-ups Stanton and Sheridan earn Lightning call-ups ( ) ZZZZ4:24 amZZZZ
Merrion's Tom Stanton and North County's Andrew Sheridan drafted into Lightning side for match with Knights at Merrion.
Shannon hundred salvages draw for Knights Shannon hundred salvages draw for Knights ( ) ZZZZ10:25 pmZZZZ
JAMES SHANNON'S brilliant unbeaten 140 helped his Northern Knights side draw their Championship match with Leinster Lightning at Stormont.
Lightning have upper hand going into final day Lightning have upper hand going into final day ( ) ZZZZ1:49 amZZZZ
It's advantage Leinster Lightning going into the third and final day of their Hanley Energy Championship clash with the Northern Knights at Stormont.
Munster make two changes for Warriors clash Munster make two changes for Warriors clash ( ) ZZZZ4:34 amZZZZ
David Delany replaces Aaron Cawley, while Morne Bauer takes over from Muhammad Saddique.
McCollum hits brilliant century but it's advantage Lightning McCollum hits brilliant century but it's advantage Lightning ( ) ZZZZ9:48 pmZZZZ
James McCollum's brilliant unbeaten century rescued the Northern Knights on the first day of their Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial clash with Leinster Lightning at Stormont.
Joyce hits hundred but wash-out at Belmont Joyce hits hundred but wash-out at Belmont ( ) ZZZZ10:12 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce scored a brilliant century in only his second appearance in the blue of Leinster Lightning, but it was all in vain as torrential rain washed out the Hanley Energy IP50 match against the Northern Knights at Belmont.
Matchett added to Knights squad Matchett added to Knights squad ( ) ZZZZ1:53 amZZZZ
CIYMS opener John Matchett has been added to the Knights' squads for their upcoming clashes with Leinster Lightning.
Lightning select squads for Knights clashes Lightning select squads for Knights clashes ( ) ZZZZ8:17 amZZZZ
Lightning name strong squads for Knights matches.
Final day wash-out at Eglinton Final day wash-out at Eglinton ( ) ZZZZ8:04 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors were left kicking their heels in frustration as Thursday's third and final day's play in their Hanley Inter-Provincial Championship was washed out without a ball bowled,
Scanlon's turn to hog the limelight Scanlon's turn to hog the limelight ( ) ZZZZ6:40 amZZZZ
It was David Scanlon’s turn to hog the limelight as the North West Warriors put themselves in pole position to win the first domestic first-class fixture in Ireland.
Scanlon takes Warriors to brink of famous win Scanlon takes Warriors to brink of famous win ( ) ZZZZ6:42 pmZZZZ
David Scanlon's five-wicket haul has left the North-West Warriors requiring 77 runs to win the Interprovincial Championship game against the Northern Knights.
Young lights up historic first day Young lights up historic first day ( ) ZZZZ2:57 amZZZZ
It was always going to be a day of firsts at Eglinton but the most significant was Craig Young’s maiden five-wicket haul in first-class cricket.
Five-star Young gives Warriors advantage Five-star Young gives Warriors advantage ( ) ZZZZ5:10 pmZZZZ
Craig Young's five-wicket haul ensured the North-West Warriors will take a slight advantage into Day Two of their Championship match with the Northern Knights at Eglinton.
Shannon relishing historic match after wash-out Shannon relishing historic match after wash-out ( ) ZZZZ10:34 amZZZZ
Wash-out at Strabane doesn't dampen the spirits of Knights captain ahead of historic clash.
Anders blitz leads Bolts to hard-fought win Anders blitz leads Bolts to hard-fought win ( ) ZZZZ11:04 amZZZZ
Rory Anders brilliant unbeaten 64 led Lightning Bolts to a hard-fought four-wicket win against their NCU counterparts - the Emerging Knights - at OakHill to level the unofficial series at one apiece.
First-class debut looms for Irish cricket First-class debut looms for Irish cricket ( ) ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
The interpros take a step up in gear this week when the North-West Warriors host the Knights in the three-day championship.
Onwards and upwards for Munster Onwards and upwards for Munster ( ) ZZZZ11:14 pmZZZZ
Their trip lasted six hours, but it is still nothing compared with the journey Munster cricket took to get there.
Lightning and Knights win T20 openers Lightning and Knights win T20 openers ( ) ZZZZ1:01 pmZZZZ
Leinster Lightning beat NW warriors by 56 runs while Knights beat Munster by 9 runs in rain-ruined contest.
Britton and McClintock miss clashes with Knights Britton and McClintock miss clashes with Knights ( ) ZZZZ7:38 pmZZZZ
Warriors name squads for 50-over and first-class clashes with Northern Knights.
Mulder given green light for return Mulder given green light for return ( ) ZZZZ7:21 pmZZZZ
Jacob Mulder will make his seasonal debut in Cork for the Northern Knights in their opening Twenty20 game against the Munster Reds.
Van Der Merwe disappointed at Munster over selections Van Der Merwe disappointed at Munster over selections ( ) ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
Lightning coach Albert van der Merwe has expressed disappointment at Munster after their squad selection included two players not in the original submitted line-ups.
Forrest and Pretorius delight at Munster call Forrest and Pretorius delight at Munster call ( ) ZZZZ11:23 pmZZZZ
Clontarf's Robert Forrest and Phoenix's Nic Pretorius were both delighted to receive calls from Munster Coach Ted Williamson selecting them for the T20 match against the Northern Knights.
Munster unveil squad for Knights clash Munster unveil squad for Knights clash ( ) ZZZZ6:32 amZZZZ
Robert Forrest and Nicolaas Pretorius earn call ups along with five Munster and Academy players.
Munster squad unveiled Munster squad unveiled ( ) ZZZZ8:04 amZZZZ
Munster Reds coach Ted Williamson and his selection panel have announced their squad.
Champions Lightning start with impressive win over Warriors Champions Lightning start with impressive win over Warriors ( ) ZZZZ10:48 amZZZZ
Reigning champions Leinster Lightning started the defence of their Interprovincial Cup crown with a convincing 105-run win over the North West Warriors.
Sorensen blow for Lightning Sorensen blow for Lightning ( ) ZZZZ6:08 amZZZZ
Max Sorensen has been ruled out of the Leinster Lightning squad which will face NW Warriors at The Hills on Monday.
Lightning and Warriors ready for battle Lightning and Warriors ready for battle ( ) ZZZZ1:49 pmZZZZ
LEINSTER Lightning have 10 internationals in their squad- it was 11 but Max Sorensen is absent from their game against North West Warriors at The Hills
Lightning favourites for interpro treble Lightning favourites for interpro treble ( ) ZZZZ9:01 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning start the strongest of favourites to make it a treble of clean sweeps, given the strength and depth of their squad - which includes no fewer than 11 senior internationals for the opening clash.
Brotherly love? Brotherly love? ( ) ZZZZ2:30 amZZZZ
There will be split loyalties for the O'Brien clan on Monday when Leinster Lightning do battle with the NW Warriors at The Hills.
Warriors name squad for Lightning Challenge Warriors name squad for Lightning Challenge ( ) ZZZZ1:54 pmZZZZ
North West Warriors Head Coach Ian McGregor has declared his hand ahead of his side's season opener in the Hanley Energy Interprovincial series at the Hills on Monday.
Joyce to make Lightning debut against Warriors Joyce to make Lightning debut against Warriors ( ) ZZZZ1:05 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce is one of 11 internationals named in the Leinster Lightning squad to play the NW Warriors at The Hills on Monday.
Niall O'Brien switching to Warriors Niall O'Brien switching to Warriors ( ) ZZZZ8:37 amZZZZ
Niall O'Brien has confirmed he will keep wicket and play for the North West Warriors in this year's 50-over and three-day first class games in the inter-provincial competition.
Williamson appointed Munster Coach Williamson appointed Munster Coach ( ) ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
The 45 year-old has been given the task of helping prepare the province for hopefully their first appearance in the revamped Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Series.