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University Cricket 1997
Irish Universities Championship 1997

Final

  • Dublin University beat University of Ulster by 3 wickets in a rain-affected match
    University of Ulster 166-9 (48 overs: M Patton 40, F Hoey 3-35)
    Dublin University 63-7 (16.1 overs; K McCallan 6-24)
    revised target (63 off 18 overs)

Semi-Finals

  • Dublin University 198-7 (B Cunningham 41, C Martin 5-20) beat Queens University Belfast 118 (F Hoey 3-44) by 80 runs
  • University College Dublin 115 lost to University of Ulster 117-4 (A Patterson 59) by 6 wickets

3rd Place

  • Queens University Belfast 169-9 (M Grattan 50, W Horwood 42) beat University College Dublin 110 (D Butler 42, A Millar 5-25) by 59 runs

1st Round

  • Dublin University 256-7 (P Lee 82, T Cohen 51, I Quigley 46) beat Dublin City University 166 (Q Princeloo 103, D McGeehan 44) by 90 runs
  • University College Dublin 250-5 beat College of Surgeons 96 by 154 runs
  • Queen's University Belfast 180 (S Hiles 59*, D Cardwell 46) beat University of Limerick 120 (W Kerr 3-27) by 60 runs
  • University of Ulster 208-9 (M Patterson 62, S Colgan 42, K McCallan 40, G Holland 6-51) beat University College Cork 65 (W McCully 3-10) by 143 runs

Plate Competition

  • Dublin City University 130 (Q Princello 113) beat College of Surgeons 87 by 53 runs but were disqualified for playing an ineligible player (Q Princello)
  • University College Cork 254-5 (M Barriscale 111, S Restieaux 91) beat University of Limerick 100 (Holland 3-19, A Southgate 3-35) by 154 runs
  • 5th place: College of Surgeons 91 (C McGrath 6-36) lost to University College Cork 92-0 (M Barriscale 75*) by 10 wickets