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Leinster 2020
LCU Preview (5) Pembroke LCU Preview (5) Pembroke ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
Pembroke are opting for more of the same in 2020, after a season in which they claimed the league title as well as capturing their Holy Grail of the Irish Senior Cup.
LCU Preview (4) Rush LCU Preview (4) Rush ZZZZ2:40 amZZZZ
Its very much a case of how you were for Rush ahead of the start of the truncated season.
Jamie Grassi joins Phoenix Jamie Grassi joins Phoenix ZZZZ7:13 amZZZZ
Jamie Grassi has confirmed he's leaving North County, making the switch to Phoenix.
LCU Preview (3) Terenure LCU Preview (3) Terenure ZZZZ7:56 amZZZZ
Looking ahead to the 2020 season, Terenure are in quite a fortunate position to have still benefited from a number of new players coming into the club.
LCU Preview (2): Clontarf LCU Preview (2): Clontarf ZZZZ6:33 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Andrew Poynter is at the helm and he's preparing to give youth a chance in the abbreviated campaign.
LCU Previews (1): Phoenix LCU Previews (1): Phoenix ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
With the new Leinster season just weeks away, we start our previews with a look at Phoenix who have a number of exciting signings in their ranks, including a former Irish U19 international and also an ex Glamorgan all-rounder.
LCU&SA to meet Cricket Leinster LCU&SA to meet Cricket Leinster ZZZZ6:39 amZZZZ
The LCU&SA has been engaging with Cricket Leinster and we are due to have a face to face meeting with senior figures in CL in the next couple of days. We hope that this will bring about an amicable resolution to the current crisis.
Umpiring split on the cards in Leinster? Umpiring split on the cards in Leinster? ZZZZ7:36 amZZZZ
A potentially damaging umpiring split could be on the horizon in Leinster after a dramatic week in the region.
Boost for Leinster as coaching gets green light Boost for Leinster as coaching gets green light ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
Leinster cricket's return moved a step closer with the news that from next week groups of 15 will be allowed.
Carlisle CC - gone but not forgotten Carlisle CC - gone but not forgotten ZZZZ2:53 amZZZZ
James Fitzgerald on the famous Carlisle CC club no longer in existence, but providing many happy memories.
The girls are back in town The girls are back in town ZZZZ2:25 amZZZZ
Deryck Vincent takes a look at how the women's game was revived in Leinster, with Clontarf leading the way.
New light out of old windows New light out of old windows ZZZZ12:36 amZZZZ
I wrote an article recently on old clubs in the Clontarf region and it seemed to strike a chord with people. Some remembered playing with and against the clubs, others had relatives or friends who had played for the clubs.
The 5k limit The 5k limit ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
As this is written a 5 kilometre travel limit applies to the general public thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sadly cricket does not fall into the essential travel category but the thought occurred about how many games Clontarf CC might be able to play within that 5K limit.
1995: When Carlisle beat Malahide 1995: When Carlisle beat Malahide ZZZZ5:34 amZZZZ
In 1995, Carlisle beat Malahide in the Wiggins Teape League final with a Molins taking centre stage, but not Greg, Jason or Rodney. Step forward Stephen Molins.
When Mark Waugh came to Mullingar When Mark Waugh came to Mullingar ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
It is twenty years since Mark Waugh became the 629th man to play for Ireland. The Australian legend came over as part of a promotional initiative by the Irish Cricket Union and paid for by Tony O’Reilly’s Independent Newspapers.
Ali v Frazier: Back to 1990 Ali v Frazier: Back to 1990 ZZZZ1:41 amZZZZ
In the 1970's there were a series of epic tussles between two of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Leinster cricket had a similar tussle between two legends, Alan Lewis and Deryck Vincent.
Leinster players to watch out for Leinster players to watch out for ZZZZ5:08 amZZZZ
Leinster has traditionally been the strongest breeding ground for the country's young cricketers. Here we take a look at some of the talented teenagers who are tipped to make an impact in the years ahead.
Ghosts of the past stalk Trinity's fallow green lung in bicentenary Ghosts of the past stalk Trinity's fallow green lung in bicentenary ZZZZ5:48 amZZZZ
They should be playing in College Park today. This morning, groundsman Jack would have given one last roll to the pitches, and the birds would have battled to be heard above the buzz of the mower.
Online scoring and umpiring courses Online scoring and umpiring courses ZZZZ2:21 amZZZZ
Three different online courses that are happening at the moment which may be of interest.
Death of Ray Kelly Death of Ray Kelly ZZZZ9:29 amZZZZ
Former Balbriggan and Malahide pace bowler Ray Kelly has died.
Rewind to 2004: Leinster review Rewind to 2004: Leinster review ZZZZ3:05 amZZZZ
Back to 2004 and James Fitzgerald reviewed the season in Leinster.
Death of Sean Moore Death of Sean Moore ZZZZ4:23 pmZZZZ
Fingal fast bowling legend Sean Moore has passed away. He was a fearsome fast bowler who terrorized many batters in the Leinster leagues in a career than spanned over 40 years.
Back to 2001 when YMCA were cup kings again Back to 2001 when YMCA were cup kings again ZZZZ6:46 amZZZZ
YMCA claimed the Conqueror Leinster Senior Cup for the eighth time since 1984 with a 47 run win over CYM at Castle Avenue.
When the rule book was needed at The Hills When the rule book was needed at The Hills ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
The dramatic happenings at The Hills on Saturday night, when Waringstown lost their last wicket to the last ball of the match with the scores level, only to lose the game on scoring rate, may was surely not what the rule-makers had in mind when they tried to avoid a replay situation in the Royal Liver Irish Cup.
Leinster Craic XI Leinster Craic XI ZZZZ7:55 amZZZZ
Willie Dwyer and Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin come up with their Craic XI to rival the NW selection of Lawrence Moore. They are off to the West Indies though rather than Kerry.
All-time Leinster Professional XI All-time Leinster Professional XI ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
There have been many fine overseas cricketers who have visited, played and coached within the Leinster leagues over the past 25 years.
Death of Thomas McGrane Death of Thomas McGrane ZZZZ12:02 amZZZZ
Thomas McGrane has died following a long illness borne with great dignity.
Pretorius joins Trinity Pretorius joins Trinity ZZZZ7:48 pmZZZZ
Nic Pretorius has confirmed he'll be starting the 2020 season with Trinity.
Hills bound Hackney in the runs Hills bound Hackney in the runs ZZZZ10:49 pmZZZZ
The Hills new professional Ryan Hackney has been in the runs this week.
Stokell on the move Stokell on the move ZZZZ10:33 pmZZZZ
Irish international Rebecca Stokell is moving to Merrion from Leinster.
Leinster fare well at Ireland awards Leinster fare well at Ireland awards ZZZZ11:24 pmZZZZ
It was a good evening for Leinster personnel and clubs at the Ireland Awards in Dublin.
Hassett set for Dublin switch Hassett set for Dublin switch ZZZZ12:10 amZZZZ
Cork County have confirmed that Cormac Hassett has decided to leave the club.
Fingal Cricket League talk Fingal Cricket League talk ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
In recognition of the contribution of the Fingal League to the preservation and development of cricket, an illustrated talk entitled “The Fingal Cricket League: a Tribute” will be hosted by Jim Bennett at 8.00 p.m. on Friday, 6th March 2020 in The Hills Cricket Club Pavilion.
Double boost for Balbriggan Double boost for Balbriggan ZZZZ6:45 pmZZZZ
Balbriggan have been boosted by the signing of Harry Archer from Rush, and South African Andrew Darroch.
Rush sign Australian all-rounder Rush sign Australian all-rounder ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
Rush have signed young Australian all-rounder Riley Eyre for the 2020 season.
Trinity sign Nigel Jones as player-coach Trinity sign Nigel Jones as player-coach ZZZZ8:27 pmZZZZ
Dublin University have unveiled Nigel Jones as their player/coach on a three year-deal.
Matthews back at The Hills Matthews back at The Hills ZZZZ11:39 pmZZZZ
In a further boost for the women's section at The Hills, the club have announced that Naomi Matthews is joining them.
Maritz sisters return to The Hills Maritz sisters return to The Hills ZZZZ10:03 pmZZZZ
There's a further boost for The Hills women's section with the news that sisters Tess and Lara Maritz are both returning to the club.
Grassi to stay at North County Grassi to stay at North County ZZZZ9:54 pmZZZZ
North County have been given a boost by the news that Jamie Grassi is opting to remain at Balrothery.
Cawley switches to Phoenix Cawley switches to Phoenix ZZZZ7:15 pmZZZZ
Former Irish Under 19 international Aaron Cawley is joining Phoenix for the 2020 season.
Hills sign Anderson Hills sign Anderson ZZZZ9:46 pmZZZZ
The Hills have unveiled New Zealand all-rounder Kate Anderson as the overseas player for their women's team this season.
Coughlan returns to Malahide Coughlan returns to Malahide ZZZZ8:52 pmZZZZ
Adam Coughlan is making a return to Malahide from North County, the club he left as a teenager back in 2010.
Malahide strengthen ahead of new campaign Malahide strengthen ahead of new campaign ZZZZ9:28 pmZZZZ
Malahide have been boosted for the new season with the recruitment of brothers Mike and Alistair Frost.
Grassi considering switch from North County Grassi considering switch from North County ZZZZ9:54 pmZZZZ
Former Irish youth international Jamie Grassi is thinking about a move out of North County.
Kashif Ali to leave Balbriggan Kashif Ali to leave Balbriggan ZZZZ10:23 pmZZZZ
Pace bowler Kashif Ali is leaving Balbriggan after three seasons with the club.
Leinster pride at youth players in Ireland squad Leinster pride at youth players in Ireland squad ZZZZ10:48 pmZZZZ
It's a glowing testament to the work being carried out in the Leinster youth ranks that 12 players named in the Ireland A squads came through the system in Dublin.
Mixed news for Phoenix as Singh rejoins YMCA Mixed news for Phoenix as Singh rejoins YMCA ZZZZ10:15 pmZZZZ
It's a bit of a revolving door at Phoenix Park this week with one talented all-rounder leaving and another joining.
Merrion swoop for Kiwis Merrion swoop for Kiwis ZZZZ8:20 pmZZZZ
Merrion are set to sign not one but two New Zealanders for their 2020 campaign.
Carroll blow for The Hills Carroll blow for The Hills ZZZZ4:51 amZZZZ
Talented all-rounder Joey Carroll is leaving The Hills, with the amount of travelling cited as the main reason.
Leinster players in the Big Bash Leinster players in the Big Bash ZZZZ1:03 amZZZZ
The latest edition of the Big Bash has seen a number of former Leinster players involved.
Shaheen Khan confirmed as Pembroke professional Shaheen Khan confirmed as Pembroke professional ZZZZ11:37 pmZZZZ
Irish Senior Cup holders Pembroke will once again have South African Shaheen Khan as their overseas player for the 2020 season.
Mooney makes North County return Mooney makes North County return ZZZZ11:14 pmZZZZ
John Mooney is returning to North County as senior Coach for the 2020 season.
Leinster dominate Irish youth squads Leinster dominate Irish youth squads ZZZZ8:28 pmZZZZ
Leinster have dominated the Irish youth squads with 64 out of the 109 named coming from the region.
Clontarf switch for Ehtesham Ahmed Clontarf switch for Ehtesham Ahmed ZZZZ5:35 amZZZZ
All-rounder Ehtesham Ahmed is joining Clontarf from Balbriggan for the 2020 campaign.