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Leinster 2019
Singh when you're winning Singh when you're winning ZZZZ3:25 amZZZZ
Daya Singh's excellent season continued as he led The Hills to yet another win to keep their place at the top of the Premiership table.
Terenure Stun North County as Clontarf get Their League Season Going in Cork Terenure Stun North County as Clontarf get Their League Season Going in Cork ZZZZ3:14 amZZZZ
On a very wet weekend in the Leinster Area, Balbriggan v Railway Union was a victim of the weather. However, the other games went ahead as scheduled.
Leinster weekend preview Leinster weekend preview ZZZZ7:22 amZZZZ
Ian Callender looks at the weekend action in Leinster and the Irish Senior Cup second round ties.
Balbriggan, North County and Cork all win Balbriggan, North County and Cork all win ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
The first day of the Championship saw Balbriggan defeat Terenure, North County defeated Clontarf despite a century from Eoghan Delany, while Cork County edged out Railway Union at The Mardyke.
McCarthy compounds Phoenix woes McCarthy compounds Phoenix woes ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Barry McCarthy's six-wicket haul made it a weekend to forget for Phoenix as they were bundled out for 113 against Pembroke. Merrion crush Leinster, The Hills beat Rush and YMCA edge out Malahide.
Perfect weekend for The Hills Perfect weekend for The Hills ZZZZ6:33 amZZZZ
THE HILLS completed the perfect weekend with a maximum points start to the Premier League, 24 hours after winning the first trophy of the season.
Magnificent Seven for Shaukat Magnificent Seven for Shaukat ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
Naseer Shaukat rolled back the years as he took 7 for 20 helping The Hills' brush aside the challenge of Phoenix to claim the Leinster Senior League Cup at Milverton.
First trophy of the season on the line First trophy of the season on the line ZZZZ2:29 amZZZZ
The first trophy of the season is to be decided at Milverton when The Hills face Phoenix in the final of the Leinster League Cup.
International man of mystery could hold key to cup final International man of mystery could hold key to cup final ZZZZ10:15 amZZZZ
Leinster's first showpiece event of the season sees The Hills and Phoenix meet at Milverton, after virtual unknown Amish Sidhu took five wickets to oust the favourites Merrion.
Five-star Butler seals win for Clontarf Five-star Butler seals win for Clontarf ZZZZ9:39 amZZZZ
Emma Butler's five wicket haul helped Clontarf Women beat YMCA by 10 wickets, while Leinster edged out Malahide in a hard-fought contest.
Raymond-Hoey hits 150 as Clontarf win Raymond-Hoey hits 150 as Clontarf win ZZZZ7:18 amZZZZ
Clontarf skipper Una Raymond-Hoey scored 150 as her team beat defending champions Leinster in their 50-over game at Castle Avenue.
Phoenix complete perfect weekend Phoenix complete perfect weekend ZZZZ7:54 amZZZZ
PHOENIX completed the perfect weekend by easing into the second round of the Irish Senior Cup, 24 hours after inflicting a first defeat of the season on Merrion to reach the final of the Leinster League Cup.
Phoenix from the Ashes Phoenix from the Ashes ZZZZ5:12 amZZZZ
Most Dubliners get their first glimpse of exotic wildlife in the Phoenix Park, the city’s glorious 1,750-acre green lung. It’s there they first encounter elephants, tigers, cheetahs and that other endangered species, Cricketus dublinensis.
Phoenix and The Hills reach final Phoenix and The Hills reach final ZZZZ3:58 amZZZZ
The Hills will meet Phoenix in next week's cup final after semi-final wins over Pembroke and Merrion.
Merrion put record on the line Merrion put record on the line ZZZZ11:21 amZZZZ
MERRION put their 100 per cent record on the line again today in the semi-final of the Leinster Senior League Cup when the Group B winners host Phoenix and Tyrone Kane admits the season could not have gone any better for the Ballsbridge side.
Rush beat Balbriggan to gain Premiership cricket in Fingal classic Rush beat Balbriggan to gain Premiership cricket in Fingal classic ZZZZ11:59 pmZZZZ
It was a real battle in Rush when Fingal Rivals Rush and Balbriggan squared off for a place in the Premier League of the LCU.
Lawson ton leads Pembroke to win Lawson ton leads Pembroke to win ZZZZ2:42 amZZZZ
Theo Lawson scored a century as Pembroke ensured a semi-final berth, while Phoenix also make the last four with convincing win at Malahide. Victories also for Terenure, YMCA and Dublin University.
Vision 2020 Vision 2020 ZZZZ4:07 amZZZZ
Promotion to – and fear of relegation from – the senior league has long been a subject of fiery debate in Leinster cricket.
Lewis and Garth to the fore in wins for YMCA and Pembroke Lewis and Garth to the fore in wins for YMCA and Pembroke ZZZZ3:32 amZZZZ
Irish internationals Robyn Lewis and Kim Garth were in scintillating form helping YMCA and Pembroke to wins in the Women's League against Malahide and Merrion.
Gamble the hero as YMCA beat North County in thriller Gamble the hero as YMCA beat North County in thriller ZZZZ9:22 pmZZZZ
Bobby Gamble was the hero for YMCA hitting two sixes in the last over to beat North County and all but seal their Premiership slot later this summer.
Leinster preview Leinster preview ZZZZ4:01 amZZZZ
It's a virtual shoot-out for a place in this season’s Leinster Premier League at Balrothery today when North County meet YMCA.
Leinster and Pembroke win in Women's league Leinster and Pembroke win in Women's league ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
Laura Delany hit a half century as Leinster edged out Merrion by 8 runs, while Kim Garth made 47 as Pembroke beat YMCA by five wickets despite an undefeated 84 by Kerrie Tomlinson.
Bolts name squads for Danish clashes Bolts name squads for Danish clashes ZZZZ1:37 amZZZZ
Matt and Greg Ford are among 18 players named by Head Coach Albert van der Merwe for five T20 matches against a Denmark Development XI at College Park this week.
Rush stun Clontarf Rush stun Clontarf ZZZZ9:03 pmZZZZ
Jurie Snyman and Neil Rock share a stand of 205 as Rush beat Clontarf. The Hills, Malahide, Phoenix, Balbriggan and Merrion are also victorious.
Clontarf loss ends Premier hopes Clontarf loss ends Premier hopes ZZZZ4:05 amZZZZ
CLONTARF, last year’s runners-up in the Leinster Premier League, will not be involved in the top flight this season.
Clontarf on the brink Clontarf on the brink ZZZZ6:08 amZZZZ
CLONTARF, last year’s Premier League runners-up, will likely have to win their remaining three games in the Leinster League Cup to keep their place in the top flight.
Overseas blow for Railway Overseas blow for Railway ZZZZ1:58 amZZZZ
Railway Union have been dealt a major blow with the news that their deal for overseas player Sami Aslam has fallen through.
Merrion win twice, YM edge Leinster and Pembroke win again Merrion win twice, YM edge Leinster and Pembroke win again ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
It's been a busy few days in the Women's game in Leinster with action in both the 50 and T20 overs format.
Merrion and The Hills win again Merrion and The Hills win again ZZZZ7:41 pmZZZZ
There were wins for The Hills, Merrion, YMCA, Leinster, Rush and North County in the latest round of Leinster Senior League games.
Wins for Leinster and YMCA in Women's league Wins for Leinster and YMCA in Women's league ZZZZ12:44 amZZZZ
There were two hard-fought matches in the Women's league with YMCA beating Clontarf, while Leinster edged out Malahide in the other game.
Hills to host Irish Cup final Hills to host Irish Cup final ZZZZ1:19 amZZZZ
There's more reason to celebrate for The Hills after the news that they will host the Irish Senior Cup final on Saturday August 31st.
Cool Hand Luke takes magnificent seven Cool Hand Luke takes magnificent seven ZZZZ12:28 amZZZZ
Cool Hand Luke Clinton rolled back the years with a magnificent seven wicket haul as The Hills thumped local rivals North County to earn bragging rights in the Fingal derby.
Merrion, Phoenix, Malahide and The Hills set the pace Merrion, Phoenix, Malahide and The Hills set the pace ZZZZ9:49 pmZZZZ
It was a day when most of the big guns in Leinster flexed their muscles, with Merrion, Malahide, Phoenix and The Hills all winning for the second time.
Waldron half century helps Pembroke beat YMCA Waldron half century helps Pembroke beat YMCA ZZZZ1:05 amZZZZ
Just one game went ahead in the Leinster Women's league and it saw new Pembroke skipper Mary Waldron lead the way with a half century as her side beat YMCA in a rain and light affected contest.
Stella Downes interview Stella Downes interview ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
Clontarf Cricket Club is a big supporter of the 20×20 initiative. To kick off things off, we thought it would be good to highlight a number of the women currently in senior prominent positions in the Club and get to know them a bit better through a Q&A. We will publish additional Q&A’s in the next few weeks.
Balbriggan shock Clontarf on opening day Balbriggan shock Clontarf on opening day ZZZZ10:30 pmZZZZ
The new era of Leinster cricket got under way with some surprising results, with Balbriggan beating Clontarf and Malahide defeating North County.
All change as Leinster season gets underway All change as Leinster season gets underway ZZZZ2:04 amZZZZ
IT’S all change in Leinster club cricket this season with the League Cup, which starts today, deciding the line-up for the Premier League and Championship which do not get under way until the middle of June.
Christian forgiveness Christian forgiveness ZZZZ11:20 pmZZZZ
Former Terenure and Glendermott cricketer Givon Christian has been involved in a dramatic incident in his native South Africa, which culminated in a team mate threatening him with a gun.
LCU Preview 14: North County LCU Preview 14: North County ZZZZ11:36 pmZZZZ
North County enjoyed a strong season in 2018, but they will be missing Malcolm Nofal who enjoyed such a prolific campaign.
LCU Preview 13: Phoenix LCU Preview 13: Phoenix ZZZZ3:20 amZZZZ
After a troubled 2018, Phoenix have made major changes on and off the field and go into the new campaign with a renewed sense of vigour.
LCU Preview 12: Balbriggan LCU Preview 12: Balbriggan ZZZZ10:42 pmZZZZ
Never a club to rest on their laurels, Balbriggan have been working hard on and off the field, and look well placed not for just this season, but for many years to come.
Danish star joins Merrion Danish star joins Merrion ZZZZ10:34 pmZZZZ
Merrion have bolstered an already strong squad with the signing of Danish all-rounder Hamid Shah.
LCU Preview 11: Merrion LCU Preview 11: Merrion ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Merrion enter the new era of Leinster cricket looking to defend their league title. The Angelsea Road side are never far away when the major honours are to be given out and this year looks no different.
Leinster Preview 10: Leinster Leinster Preview 10: Leinster ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
It was a difficult campaign for the Rathmines side in 2018, but a new season brings new optimism.
Leinster Preview 9: Cork County Leinster Preview 9: Cork County ZZZZ11:08 pmZZZZ
It was a season of contrasting fortunes for the Munster club in 2018, but more silverware was secured and there are many reasons for optimism for the year ahead.
Leinster holding Cricket Academy in South Africa Leinster holding Cricket Academy in South Africa ZZZZ12:32 amZZZZ
Leinster will launch a new Girls Academy in Cape Town, South Africa later this month.
Leinster Previews 8: Dublin University Leinster Previews 8: Dublin University ZZZZ8:21 pmZZZZ
Dublin University have assembled as exciting a bunch of youngsters as they managed for many years and being in the new league can look forward to games against sides they haven't faced for a long time.
Leinster Previews 7: Malahide Leinster Previews 7: Malahide ZZZZ2:25 amZZZZ
Malahide enjoyed a very successful 2018 which saw them go unbeaten as they clinched the Division One title.
Leinster Previews 6: YMCA Leinster Previews 6: YMCA ZZZZ11:02 pmZZZZ
It was a quiet 2018 at Claremont Road, with a combination of injuries and unavailability meaning they weren't in the hunt for major honours.
Leinster Previews 5: The Hills Leinster Previews 5: The Hills ZZZZ12:29 amZZZZ
It's certainly been an eventful close season at The Hills, with high profiles departures, u-turns and quality signings.
Leinster Previews 4: Terenure Leinster Previews 4: Terenure ZZZZ2:01 amZZZZ
2018 was a difficult season for the club, but the new league format offers new hope to the club. Kenny McDonald is skipper, with Donal Vaughan his deputy.
Leinster Previews 3: Pembroke Leinster Previews 3: Pembroke ZZZZ1:49 amZZZZ
Pembroke go into the 2019 season full of optimism, and rightly so boosted by the acquisition of a top-class professional, and the return of Barry McCarthy from Durham.
Leinster Previews 1: Clontarf Leinster Previews 1: Clontarf ZZZZ12:53 amZZZZ
Clontarf have been one of the most consistent teams in the province, never being too far away when the trophies are being handed out.
Leinster Previews 2: Rush Leinster Previews 2: Rush ZZZZ10:15 pmZZZZ
One of the most successful clubs in the country, and the benchmark for youth development, will Rush make their mark on the 2019 league in Leinster?
Hingston appointed Women's Head Coach at Malahide Hingston appointed Women's Head Coach at Malahide ZZZZ10:14 pmZZZZ
It's been a winter of change for Malahide Women who face a tough challenge ahead of the new season which gets under way in four weeks time.
Women on the move in Leinster Women on the move in Leinster ZZZZ4:29 amZZZZ
There are a number of high profile players on the move ahead of the start of the Leinster's Women season.
Leinster players dominate squads Leinster players dominate squads ZZZZ7:51 pmZZZZ
Leinster based players have dominated the squads announced by Ireland yesterday for the Academy tour of England and the Women's Super 3 interpro series.
Balbriggan sign Aussie Balbriggan sign Aussie ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
After the disappointment of Pat Botha being unable to join up with the Club as Club Pro, due to an ongoing injury, Balbriggan have been boosted by Clint Hinchliffe joining the Club for 2019
Pretorius confirms Phoenix return Pretorius confirms Phoenix return ZZZZ3:17 amZZZZ
Nic Pretorius has confirmed he's re-joining Phoenix after deciding to end his time with The Hills.
Railway Union sign Pakistan Test opener Railway Union sign Pakistan Test opener ZZZZ8:52 pmZZZZ
Railway Union have secured the services of Pakistan international Sami Aslam as their overseas professional for the 2019 season.
Hundred Blast League teams named Hundred Blast League teams named ZZZZ7:23 pmZZZZ
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Cricket Leinster have announced the three teams for the inaugural Hundred Blast League.
Leinster role for Joyce Leinster role for Joyce ZZZZ8:26 pmZZZZ
Isobel Joyce has been appointed to the role of Women's and Girls Development Officer by Cricket Leinster.
The Hills sign Zimbabwean Greg Lamb The Hills sign Zimbabwean Greg Lamb ZZZZ1:16 amZZZZ
The Hills have unveiled former Zimbabwean Test player Greg Lamb ahead of the new season and also confirmed Tomás Murphy as their new first-team captain for the campaign.
Senior League Cup fixtures unveiled Senior League Cup fixtures unveiled ZZZZ11:49 pmZZZZ
The first tranche of fixtures for the 2019 Senior League Cup have been unveiled and it promises to be an exciting start to the centenary season.
Leinster Lightning to play Middlesex Leinster Lightning to play Middlesex ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning will play Middlesex at Pembroke in the blue riband event of their 100th anniversary celebrations.
Singh changes mind and joins Phoenix Singh changes mind and joins Phoenix ZZZZ12:20 amZZZZ
Irish international Simi Singh has decided he won't be joining The Hills from YMCA but has opted instead for a switch to Phoenix.
Leinster launch new exciting competition Leinster launch new exciting competition ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
The Hundred Blast League will see a minimum of 45 female players, aged between sixteen and twenty-one compete in a nine-match series over three competitive days this summer.
Malahide sign Australian all-rounder Malahide sign Australian all-rounder ZZZZ1:29 amZZZZ
Malahide have signed Australian Damien Mortimer for the 2019 season.
Leinster players dominate Irish girls squads Leinster players dominate Irish girls squads ZZZZ11:25 pmZZZZ
Leinster players dominate the Ireland U15 and U19 girls squads with an incredible 36 of the 40 players named emanating from the region.
Clontarf boosted by Granger return Clontarf boosted by Granger return ZZZZ1:19 amZZZZ
The paceman took 46 wickets at 17.30, which included no fewer than four five-wicket hauls during his solitary campaign here in 2015, helping the Castle Avenue side to complete a league and cup double.
Merrion seek Director of Youth cricket Merrion seek Director of Youth cricket ZZZZ12:14 amZZZZ
It is a full time post to cover the period from the beginning of April to the end of August. We are ideally aiming to recruit for a three year cycle for the summers of 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Clean sweep for Tucker in Ireland squads Clean sweep for Tucker in Ireland squads ZZZZ11:13 pmZZZZ
Lorcan Tucker has been named among eight uncapped (in Tests) players in Ireland's 15-man squad for the Test match against Afghanistan in March along with Pembroke club-mate Barry McCarthy and The Hills all-rounder Simi Singh.
North County sign South African overseas professional North County sign South African overseas professional ZZZZ11:18 pmZZZZ
Yassar Cook is a top-order right hander who also bowls occasional medium pace.
Phoenix win race to sign Shannon Phoenix win race to sign Shannon ZZZZ10:49 pmZZZZ
Phoenix have succeeded in persuading Irish international James Shannon to join them, beating off interest from at least four other clubs.
Busy summer ahead for Leinster Lightning Busy summer ahead for Leinster Lightning ZZZZ2:18 amZZZZ
It promises to be a busy summer for Leinster Lightning in the interpro season as they look to defend two of their titles and go one better and clinch a clean sweep in 2019.
McCarthy Pembroke return confirmed McCarthy Pembroke return confirmed ZZZZ8:02 pmZZZZ
Pembroke have confirmed that Barry McCarthy is returning to the club following his release from Durham last year.
Fionn Hand joins YMCA Fionn Hand joins YMCA ZZZZ8:12 pmZZZZ
Leinster Lightning all-rounder Fionn Hand has confirmed he will be joining YMCA for the 2019 campaign.
Phoenix snap up Mehta Phoenix snap up Mehta ZZZZ4:24 pmZZZZ
Phoenix have signed Indian all-rounder Poonish Mehta as their overseas player for the 2019 season.
Two young stars in running for prestigious award Two young stars in running for prestigious award ZZZZ11:12 pmZZZZ
Neil Rock of Rush and Clontarf's Lara Maritz have both been nominated for the Fingal Sports Star of the Year award.