Interprovincial Tournaments 2019
Rain ruins interpro clash Rain ruins interpro clash ( ) ZZZZ3:47 pmZZZZ
More bad weather at Bready meant just 42.4 overs were possible on the third and final day of the Championship game between NW Warriors and Leinster Lightning.
Ford named in Lightning squad for T20 interpros Ford named in Lightning squad for T20 interpros ( ) ZZZZ12:41 amZZZZ
Malahide's Matt Ford has been named in a 13-man squad for the T20 interpro weekend at Pembroke.
Lightning bonus as Warriors blown away Lightning bonus as Warriors blown away ( ) ZZZZ7:28 amZZZZ
LEINSTER Lightning claimed a full haul of bonus points inside 60 overs when the inter-provincial championship match against North West Warriors at Magheramason finally got under way at 2pm on the second day.
Coulter back in Knights squad Coulter back in Knights squad ( ) ZZZZ1:13 amZZZZ
CIYMS opening bowler Allen Coulter is back in the MTB Northern Knights squad for the T20 Festival in Pembroke this weekend.
Lightning take control of Warriors clash Lightning take control of Warriors clash ( ) ZZZZ1:12 pmZZZZ
There may have only been 75 overs possible on another weather affected day at Bready, but that was more than enough for Leinster Lightning to take control of their Championship clash against Leinster Lightning.
Jones excited by Lightning challenge Jones excited by Lightning challenge ( ) ZZZZ11:44 amZZZZ
Last week, Nigel Jones was appointed head coach of Leinster Lightning, in succession to Albert van der Merwe, and he officially takes charge at next weekend’s Twenty20 inter-provincial festival in Pembroke.
Statement of intent by North West Statement of intent by North West ( ) ZZZZ7:27 amZZZZ
North West name two professionals in their 'full strength' squad to face Leinster Lightning in the first match of their defence of the Interprovincial Championship title.
McLoughlin-Gavin replaces Doheny in Lightning squad McLoughlin-Gavin replaces Doheny in Lightning squad ( ) ZZZZ11:14 amZZZZ
There is just one change to the Leinster Lightning squad for their Championship game against the NW Warriors at Bready next week.
Warriors at full strength for Lightning clash Warriors at full strength for Lightning clash ( ) ZZZZ7:27 amZZZZ
Defending champions North West Warriors have named a strong squad for next week's Interprovincial Championship game against Leinster Lightning which starts at Bready on Monday.
Five star Thompson puts Bolts on top Five star Thompson puts Bolts on top ( ) ZZZZ3:43 pmZZZZ
A five wicket haul for YMCA teenager Mitchell Thompson has put Lightning Bolts on top after the first day of their clash with MCC at College Park.
MCC name squad to face Lightning Bolts MCC name squad to face Lightning Bolts ( ) ZZZZ7:32 amZZZZ
MCC have named their squad for a two-day clash against Leinster Lightning Bolts at College Park.
Tice to captain Bolts against MCC Tice to captain Bolts against MCC ( ) ZZZZ3:47 pmZZZZ
Leinster Lightning Bolts have announced a 12-man squad to take on the MCC in a 2-day match at Trinity College on June 11th and 12th.
Nigel Jones appointed Leinster Lightning coach Nigel Jones appointed Leinster Lightning coach ( ) ZZZZ5:37 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Nigel Jones has been appointed Leinster Lightning Head Coach and will take over the role from Albert van der Merwe during the T20 Festival at Pembroke later this month.
Rain wins at Muckamore Rain wins at Muckamore ( ) ZZZZ8:27 amZZZZ
Just 14 overs were possible at Moylena as the Emerging Knights played the first of their two matches against the Emerging Warriors.
Emerging Warriors name squads for Knights clashes Emerging Warriors name squads for Knights clashes ( ) ZZZZ11:38 amZZZZ
The North West have named the Emerging Warriors squad that will play their NCU counterparts in two One-Day games at Muckamore on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
Delany set for Knights debut Delany set for Knights debut ( ) ZZZZ9:10 pmZZZZ
David Delany will make his debut in Knights colours when he plays for the Emerging Knights against Leinster Lightning Bolts at Woodvale next week.
Day of two halves at Comber Day of two halves at Comber ( ) ZZZZ6:37 amZZZZ
A DAY of two halves at Comber ended in a superb North West Warriors recovery to give them the upper hand going into the second day of the opening first-class fixture of the season.
Warriors fight back after early struggle against Knights Warriors fight back after early struggle against Knights ( ) ZZZZ1:51 amZZZZ
An unbroken eighth wicket stand of 136 between teenager Graham Kennedy and Graham Hume has restored parity after the first day of the Championship game between the Knights and Warriors at Comber.
Warriors edge out Knights in low scoring thriller Warriors edge out Knights in low scoring thriller ( ) ZZZZ7:41 pmZZZZ
The NW Warriors pulled off an unlikely three-run win against the Northern Knights in a rain -affected contest at Stormont.
Wilson gamble backfires Wilson gamble backfires ( ) ZZZZ1:43 amZZZZ
Gary Wilson's gamble failed as North West Warriors stunned the Northern Knights to win their first Interprovincial Cup game of the season in a thrilling finale at Stormont.
Shannon banned by Cricket Ireland Shannon banned by Cricket Ireland ( ) ZZZZ12:13 amZZZZ
JAMES Shannon has received a two-match ban from Cricket Ireland and misses both Northern Knights games against North West Warriors this week.
Warriors feeling the pinch ahead of busy week Warriors feeling the pinch ahead of busy week ( ) ZZZZ5:43 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors have again been forced into a number of personnel changes ahead of their two Interprovincial games against the Northern Knights in Belfast this week.
Weakened Warriors name squad for Knights encounter Weakened Warriors name squad for Knights encounter ( ) ZZZZ3:47 amZZZZ
Andy McBrine joins Boyd Rankin, Stuart Thompson and Andy Britton on the list of Warriors absentees for the 50-over clash with the Northern Knights at Stormont on Monday.
Knights name sides for Warriors matches Knights name sides for Warriors matches ( ) ZZZZ4:24 amZZZZ
The MTB Northern Knights sides to play the North West Warriors in the IP 50 over Cup and IP 3-Day Championship have been announced.
Tector ton leads Lightning to convincing win Tector ton leads Lightning to convincing win ( ) ZZZZ8:43 pmZZZZ
Jack Tector scored a century as he and Andy Balbirnie shared a match winning 182 run partnership to lead Leinster Lightning to a 78-run win over the NW Warriors at Bready.
Lightning dominate weakened Warriors Lightning dominate weakened Warriors ( ) ZZZZ8:31 amZZZZ
Ireland hopeful Jack Tector hits a century for Leinster Lightning as the holders make it two wins out of two in the inter-provincial Cup against an under-strength North West Warriors.
Fixtures boost for Emerging Knights Fixtures boost for Emerging Knights ( ) ZZZZ8:27 pmZZZZ
The NCU has confirmed an extensive series of fixtures for the MTB Emerging Knights, throughout June and July.
Anders replaces McCarthy in Lightning squad Anders replaces McCarthy in Lightning squad ( ) ZZZZ10:51 pmZZZZ
Rory Anders has been called into the Leinster Lightning squad as a replacement for Barry McCarthy.
Rankin withdrawn from Warriors squad Rankin withdrawn from Warriors squad ( ) ZZZZ10:12 pmZZZZ
The NW Warriors hopes of toppling defending champions Leinster Lightning in the 50-over cup have been dealt a further blow with Boyd Rankin being withdrawn from their side by Cricket Ireland.
Triple blow for Warriors ahead of Lightning clash Triple blow for Warriors ahead of Lightning clash ( ) ZZZZ1:41 amZZZZ
The NW Warriors will be without a trio of internationals for the 50-over interpro match at Bready with William Porterfield, Stuart Thompson and Andy Britton all ruled out.
Joy of six for Anders as Bolts beat Knights Joy of six for Anders as Bolts beat Knights ( ) ZZZZ9:36 pmZZZZ
Rory Anders had the incredible figures of 6 for 6 as Lightning Bolts beat their northern counterparts the Emerging Knights by 49 runs (DLS) at College Park.
Lightning name squad for Warriors clash Lightning name squad for Warriors clash ( ) ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
It's a familiar line-up for Leinster as they prepare to travel to Bready to play NW Warriors.
Clean sweep for Bolts against Denmark Clean sweep for Bolts against Denmark ( ) ZZZZ8:31 pmZZZZ
Leinster Bolts completed their fourth win against the touring Danes as Theo Lawson top scored in a 37-run win.
Bolts take unassailable lead over Denmark Bolts take unassailable lead over Denmark ( ) ZZZZ12:07 amZZZZ
Leinster Bolts claimed back-to-back wins against the Danish XI to take an unassailable three-nil lead in the five match series.
Bolts defeat Danes in tour opener Bolts defeat Danes in tour opener ( ) ZZZZ1:05 amZZZZ
James Newland and Tom Stanton take a combined 7 for 19 as Leinster Bolts beat a Danish Development XI by 19 runs in a low scoring contest on a tricky College Park pitch.
Bolts side for Knights clash named Bolts side for Knights clash named ( ) ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
The Leinster Lightning Bolts have named their XI for a match versus the Emerging Knights at College Park on Sunday.
Emerging Knights to face Bolts named Emerging Knights to face Bolts named ( ) ZZZZ5:25 amZZZZ
The MTB Emerging Knights squad to play Lightning Bolts at College Park on 19th May has been named.
A chance to make your Mark A chance to make your Mark ( ) ZZZZ6:05 amZZZZ
Northern Knights captain Gary Wilson sums up his side's performances in the opening round of Interprovincials.
Balbirnie delight as Lightning go top Balbirnie delight as Lightning go top ( ) ZZZZ2:00 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning batsman Andrew Balbirnie was delighted to finally get on the field and score a century to contribute to his team's six-wicket win against Northern Knights.
Perfect timing from Balbirnie Perfect timing from Balbirnie ( ) ZZZZ10:44 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie timed the Lightning's chase to perfection while Marc Ellison and Mark Adair made their mark for the Knights for the second day in a row.
Balbirnie hits ton as Lightning beat Knights Balbirnie hits ton as Lightning beat Knights ( ) ZZZZ10:07 pmZZZZ
Andy Balbirnie warmed up for next week's clash against England with a match winning century to help defending champions Leinster Lightning overcome a spirited Northern Knights in La Manga.
Ellison upbeat as Knights start with win Ellison upbeat as Knights start with win ( ) ZZZZ12:23 amZZZZ
Marc Ellison was to the fore as Northern Knights kick-started their interpro campaign with a resounding win over NW Warriors.
Knights crush woeful Warriors Knights crush woeful Warriors ( ) ZZZZ7:53 pmZZZZ
The Northern Knights got the 2019 interpro series up and running with an emphatic display against the NW Warriors, recording an 117-run win (DLS).
Mark Adair hits a whirlwind 44 from just 15 balls Mark Adair hits a whirlwind 44 from just 15 balls ( ) ZZZZ7:22 amZZZZ
Mark Adair stakes an early claim for a contract.
Spanish opener abandoned Spanish opener abandoned ( ) ZZZZ8:54 pmZZZZ
The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry, and so it proved the case on Tuesday in La Manga.
España por favor España por favor ( ) ZZZZ1:23 amZZZZ
Opening game in Interprovincial series delayed as Warriors versus Lightning falls victim to the Spanish weather.
The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain ( ) ZZZZ3:16 amZZZZ
WITH the first one-day international of the season, against England at Malahide, less than two weeks away, places are still up for grabs as the inter-provincial season gets under way in Spain, although rain for the last two days in La Manga has put back the first game by 24 hours.
Opening interpro match rescheduled Opening interpro match rescheduled ( ) ZZZZ11:48 pmZZZZ
The opening interpro clash of the season has been rescheduled following heavy rain in La Manga.
Knights secure three year sponsorship deal Knights secure three year sponsorship deal ( ) ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
MTB Solicitors will sponsor the NCU’s flagship provincial team - the Northern Knights - in all formats of the game as part of the new partnership.
Lightning Bolts to face Denmark Lightning Bolts to face Denmark ( ) ZZZZ11:35 pmZZZZ
Lightning Bolts will play three T20 contests against Denmark next month to help the European side prepare for their crucial European finals tournament in Guernsey in June.
Who will replace van der Merwe? Who will replace van der Merwe? ( ) ZZZZ11:50 pmZZZZ
With Albert van der Merwe set to leave Leinster Lightning for a new role at Cricket Ireland, who is in line to replace the former Irish international as Head Coach of the Dubliners?
Leinster Lightning announce squad for La Manga Leinster Lightning announce squad for La Manga ( ) ZZZZ2:30 pmZZZZ
George Dockrell will captain a 13-man squad for the opening InterProvincial Cup matches.
Knights name squad for La Manga Knights name squad for La Manga ( ) ZZZZ6:20 amZZZZ
The Northern Knights have named a strong squad ahead of their opening games in the 50-over interprovincial cup.
Warriors announce squad for opening games Warriors announce squad for opening games ( ) ZZZZ11:06 pmZZZZ
The North West Warriors have named their squad that will travel to La Manga for the first round of this year's Interprovincial tournament.
Wilson assumes Knights captaincy mantle Wilson assumes Knights captaincy mantle ( ) ZZZZ12:10 amZZZZ
Gary Wilson has been confirmed as the captain of the Northern Knights for the 2019 interprovincial series.
Knights will be boosted by the return of Wilson and Shannon Knights will be boosted by the return of Wilson and Shannon ( ) ZZZZ8:23 amZZZZ
Gary Wilson and James Shannon have both been included in the Northern Knights squad for the opening inter-provincials of the season in La Manga next month.
Delany to join Northern Knights? Delany to join Northern Knights? ( ) ZZZZ5:08 amZZZZ
David Delany is hoping to join the Northern Knights for the 2019 interprovincial season.