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Irish Cricket 1950-2000
Mike Halliday looks back on Irish Cricket in the latter half of the 20th century.
North West Cricket
Billy Platt's series on famous North West cricketers and events through the years.
Phoenix CC 1830-1990
Phoenix, the first cricket club in Ireland, was founded in 1830.
The Great War
A series published to commemorate the centenary of the first World War.
Memorable Matches
Famous matches in the history of Irish international cricket..
Irish Cricketers
Profiles of well-known Irish international cricketers from various decades.
Regular Features
Miscellaneous articles on many aspects of Irish cricket History.
Photo galleries from important matches and tournaments.
Video clips of significant events and matches in Irish Cricket.

These features are added to on an ongoing basis.

University Cricket 1986
British Universities Championship 1986

Irish Results

  • Scottish Universities 197-7 (A Docherty 57) lost to Irish Universities 198-5 (J Ireland 47, M Rea 47) by 5 wickets.
  • Irish Universities 222-9 (M Kilgore 68, P Law 45, P Gregory 3-18, A Makin 3-34) beat London University 174 (M McIvor 3-51) by 48 runs.
  • Irish Universities 202-5 (M Rea 58, J Ireland 46) lost to UAU Roses 203-8 (G Loveday 66, D Orr 49, D Hodgson 42) by 2 wickets.
  • UAU Unicorns 133 (D O'Neill 3-16) lost to Irish Universities 134-6 (D O'Neill 50*) by 4 wickets.
  • Welsh Universities 104-9 (P Stafford 4-13) lost to Irish Universities 107-2 by 8 wickets.