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George Munsey during his magnificent 127 not out for Scotland against The Netherlands.
George Munsey during his magnificent 127 not out for Scotland against The Netherlands.
                        P  Pts     NRR
Ireland                 3    6     0.36
Netherlands             3    6    -1.20
Scotland                2    4     0.82
International
Stephen Doheny is flying to Australia to join Randwick Petersham.
Stephen Doheny is flying to Australia to join Randwick Petersham. ©Joe Curtis/CricketEurope
Doheny to join Randwick Petersham Doheny to join Randwick Petersham ZZZZ12:35 amZZZZ
Stephen Doheny is flying to Australia for the close season to join Randwick Petersham as the latest recruit on their Programme with Ireland.
Ford favourite for England job? Ford favourite for England job? ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
Graham Ford is reported to be among the favourites to become England Head Coach according to a report in the Daily Mail.
Five talking points from Ireland's win over Scotland Five talking points from Ireland's win over Scotland ZZZZ10:27 pmZZZZ
Blistering half-centuries from Gareth Delany and Andy Balbirnie helped Ireland to a superb four-wicket victory over Scotland in Dublin on Tuesday.
Delany and Tector set for debuts Delany and Tector set for debuts ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
IRELAND are set to give debuts to Harry Tector and David Delany in today’s T20 international against Scotland at Malahide (1.30pm), the second game of the Tri-Series, which got under way a day late yesterday.
Ireland finish on a high Ireland finish on a high ZZZZ1:47 pmZZZZ
IRELAND proved they were comfortably the third best team at the Women’s T20 World Cup qualifying tournament yesterday with victory over Papua New Guinea but it was not enough to make next year’s finals in Australia.
Batting failure costs Ireland Women World Cup slot Batting failure costs Ireland Women World Cup slot ZZZZ10:21 amZZZZ
Ireland Women will not be going to the T20 World Cup finals after losing their qualifying semi-final by four wickets.
Academy bat out the day for draw Academy bat out the day for draw ZZZZ9:15 amZZZZ
Ireland's Academy batted through a rain shortened day to earn a draw against Gloucestershire 2nd XI in Bristol with fifties from Alistair Frost and Mitchell Thompson who was 69* when the captains shook hands.
Post-mortem on Ireland Women's failure to qualify Post-mortem on Ireland Women's failure to qualify ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
Now that the dust has settled on Ireland Women's failure to qualify for the T20 World Cup, we take a look at why Thailand usurped them, and the lessons to be learned for future campaigns.
Wolves snap back but end the day cornered Wolves snap back but end the day cornered ZZZZ10:36 amZZZZ
Ireland’s wolves have it all to do on the final day as they lead by only 26 and have already lost 4 second innings wickets.
Ireland Academy facing uphill battle Ireland Academy facing uphill battle ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
But it has been a hard day field for the Academy players, with Matty Foster making the only breakthrough in 45 overs, before bad light ended play early.
MacMahon and Delany relishing crunch Bangladesh clash MacMahon and Delany relishing crunch Bangladesh clash ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany and all-rounder Sophie MacMahon on the crucial winner-takes-all clash with Bangladesh with a T20 World Cup slot up for grabs.
Wolves get a Day 2 batting lesson Wolves get a Day 2 batting lesson ZZZZ10:08 amZZZZ
Ireland's Academy side were given a lesson in multi-day batting by Gloucester Seconds as the replied to Ireland's 289 reaching 163/1 in a shortened day's play.
Ireland seal U17 Celtic Cup win over Scots Ireland seal U17 Celtic Cup win over Scots ZZZZ10:52 amZZZZ
Ireland completed a 3-1 Celtic Cup series win over traditional rivals Scotland with a 68 run win in the final T20 game of the series.
Honours even between Ireland and Scotland U17 Honours even between Ireland and Scotland U17 ZZZZ4:06 pmZZZZ
Ireland and Scotland played back-to-back matches at Oakhill on Thursday with the Scots winning the 50-over clash and the Irish coming out on top in the T20 contest.
Hunter stars as Ireland beat Scotland in U17 clash Hunter stars as Ireland beat Scotland in U17 clash ZZZZ3:13 pmZZZZ
James Hunter and Mitchell Thompson's 120-run stand helped Ireland beat Scotland by 24 runs in their opening Under 17 Celtic Cup international clash at Oakhill.
Forbes to the fore as Ireland U15s beat Scotland Forbes to the fore as Ireland U15s beat Scotland ZZZZ2:03 amZZZZ
Jamie Forbes scored a match-winning 69 as Ireland Under 15s beat Scotland by two wickets in a tense encounter at Cambusdoon in Ayr.
 Women's World T20 Qualifier 3rd/4th playoff - Ireland v PNGPictures from the third/fourth playoff match at the World T20 Qualifier between Ireland and PNG
 Women's T20 Qualifier - Semi Final: Ireland v BangladeshPics from the Women's T20 Qualifier Semi-Final which Ireland lost to Bangladesh
 Albert van der Merwe's post Scotland interviewAlbert vd Merwe talks to Bary Chambers following the 47 run loss to Scotland in the U19 CWC Qualifier.
All Ireland Cups
Railway Union beat Ardmore by 19 run to clinch the National Cup final.
Railway Union beat Ardmore by 19 run to clinch the National Cup final. ©CricketEurope
Pembroke win U11 all Ireland final Pembroke win U11 all Ireland final ZZZZ10:04 pmZZZZ
Pembroke's U11 cricketers emulated their senior side by claiming the U11 All-Ireland final after a 19-run win against Instonians at Sydney Parade.
Instonians reach U11 All-Ireland final Instonians reach U11 All-Ireland final ZZZZ2:51 amZZZZ
Instonians are through to another All-Ireland youth final as their Under 11 side beat Bonds Glen by 59 runs in the semi-final.
Railway edge out Ardmore in National Cup final Railway edge out Ardmore in National Cup final ZZZZ9:17 amZZZZ
There was disappointment for Ardmore in the Irish National Cup final when they lost by 19 runs to Railway Union in Balrothery.
Railway hold off Ardmore to win National Cup Railway hold off Ardmore to win National Cup ZZZZ1:14 pmZZZZ
Ardmore came up agonisingly short in the National Cup final on Sunday as they lost to Railway Union by just 19 runs at North County.
Railway and Ardmore to clash in National Cup Final Railway and Ardmore to clash in National Cup Final ZZZZ5:16 amZZZZ
Ardmore will attempt to become the first team from the NW region to lift the National Cup when they face Railway Union in the decider at North County on Sunday.
Instonians win U13 All-Ireland title Instonians win U13 All-Ireland title ZZZZ4:31 amZZZZ
Instonians were crowned U13 All-Ireland champions after an emphatic win over Coleraine in front of a sun-drenched crowd at Shaws Bridge.
 Railway Union v Ardmore, National Cup finalAction pics as Railway Union beat Ardmore by 19 runs
 Ardmore v Railway Union, National Cup final presentationsPresentation pics as Railway Union beat Ardmore by 19 runs
 Instonians v Coleraine, U13 All-Ireland finalPics as Instonians won the U13 Irish Cup.
Interprovincial
george Dockrell receives the IP Championship trophy.
george Dockrell receives the IP Championship trophy. ©Rodney Smythe/Cricket Ireland

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Interpro trophies presented Interpro trophies presented ZZZZ2:43 amZZZZ
George Dockrell and Gary Wilson formally received the Interpro trophies for the 2019 season during Ireland's five-day training camp at YMCA.
Joy of six for Lightning Joy of six for Lightning ZZZZ9:12 amZZZZ
LEINSTER Lightning claimed the inter-provincial Championship for a sixth time yesterday after the final day of the North West Warriors-Northern Knights game at Bready went the same way as the first two and for the only the second time in seven years a game was abandoned without a ball bowled.
2019 interpros worst on record 2019 interpros worst on record ZZZZ12:06 amZZZZ
It was by far the worst season for overs lost in the interprovincials in 2019. Not one of the six games was completed, and only one game (Lightning v Knights at Sydney Parade) saw a team even start its second innings.
Interpro wipe-out ensures Leinster win title Interpro wipe-out ensures Leinster win title ZZZZ10:31 amZZZZ
Meanwhile, it was another blank day at Bready in the final inter-provincial championship clash of the season between North West Warriors and Northern Knights.
Cosgrove helps Leinster gain consolation win Cosgrove helps Leinster gain consolation win ZZZZ9:30 pmZZZZ
Leinster beat the NCU in the final game of the U13 series thanks to a brilliant all-round team display.
NCU take 3-0 lead against Leinster in U13 interpro series NCU take 3-0 lead against Leinster in U13 interpro series ZZZZ2:07 amZZZZ
The NCU U-13’s [sponsored by PwC] continued their four match series against Leinster U-13’s with the 3rd match at Ring Commons CC on Thursday.
NCU beat Leinster again in U13 series NCU beat Leinster again in U13 series ZZZZ2:09 amZZZZ
The NCU beat Leinster by five runs in a thrilling contest at Stormont to go 2-0 up in the four match series.
NCU beat Leinster in U13 interpro opener NCU beat Leinster in U13 interpro opener ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
The NCU beat Leinster in the first of their four-match U13 interpro series.
NW Women name strong squad NW Women name strong squad ZZZZ1:43 amZZZZ
The North West have named a strong Warriors' Women team for this week's T20 Challenge against their NCU counterparts at Sandel Lodge in Coleraine.
Dragons seal Super 3 series Dragons seal Super 3 series ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
The Dragons are Super 3 champions yet again after their 50 overs match against the Typhoons was abandoned at Holywood due to persistent rain.
Dragons stay top of the table Dragons stay top of the table ZZZZ1:49 amZZZZ
Two of the three scheduled T20's managed to beat the weather with the Dragons staying top of the table after a 15-run win against the Typhoons, who also lost the morning match against the Scorchers.
Dragons start Super 3's with two wins Dragons start Super 3's with two wins ZZZZ11:09 pmZZZZ
The 2019 Women's Super 3 Series got under way at North Kildare with the Dragons claiming two victories and the Typhoons one.
 IP50 Cup - Warriors v KnightsPics from the final match in the Interprovincial 50 over Cup - Knights winning by 2 runs
 Knights v Lightning - 3 Day IPPics from the rain affected 3-Day match between the Northern Knights and Leinster Lightning at Stormont
 Dragons v ScorchersPics from the final Super 3 game of the season taken by Rodney Smythe.
NCU Club Cricket
Gavin Ringland scored 68* including 7x6 in the win over Donacloney Mill that ensured Downpatrick's survival in Section 1.
Gavin Ringland scored 68* including 7x6 in the win over Donacloney Mill that ensured Downpatrick's survival in Section 1. ©CricketEurope

Pienaar leaves CIYMS Pienaar leaves CIYMS ZZZZ1:19 amZZZZ
Obus Pienaar won't be back at CIYMS for the 2020 season after signing for Lancashire League side Lowerhouse CC.
Snyman to return to Carrickfergus Snyman to return to Carrickfergus ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
Jacques Snyman will be returning to play for Carrickfergus in 2020 after a successful campaign which saw the club finish third in the Robinson Services Premier League.
Instonians finish on a high Instonians finish on a high ZZZZ10:17 amZZZZ
Instonians completed the Robinson Services Premier League season yesterday with a fourth victory in five unbeaten games, condemning Waringstown to a seventh defeat of the season.
Downpatrick win sees Bangor down Downpatrick win sees Bangor down ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
Downpatrick claimed their seat in the lifeboat with a comfortable last chance win at Donacloney Mill which sends Bangor into Section Two alongside neighbours Holywood.
Downpatrick bidding for survival Downpatrick bidding for survival ZZZZ1:34 pmZZZZ
The big game of the day takes place two miles down at the road at Donaghcloney where Downpatrick must win their final game to prevent the famous club dropping into the third tier.
The agony and the ectasy The agony and the ectasy ZZZZ2:50 amZZZZ
After Lisburn lost their final Robinson Services Premier League match of the season at CIYMS, they could only watch on as Muckamore and Instonians tried to secure their top-flight status for 2020 and relegate the Wallace Park outfit in the process.
Something 'Special' for Jason Something 'Special' for Jason ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
NCU present 'Special Award' to Jason vd Merwe for his 'Final Fifties'
Pretorius to reside in Ireland Pretorius to reside in Ireland ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
The sight of Ruhan Pretorius producing match-winning performances in the Northern Cricket Union is one that local fans are set to enjoy for years to come with the South African due to stay in Northern Ireland on a full-time basis.
Ballymena 2nd XI lift the Intermediate Cup Ballymena 2nd XI lift the Intermediate Cup ZZZZ10:28 amZZZZ
Ballymena seconds are this year's Intermediate Cup winners after defeating the holders Donacloney Mill seconds in the Final at Laurelvale.
Yorkshire win as rain prevents play on the final day. Yorkshire win as rain prevents play on the final day. ZZZZ1:45 pmZZZZ
Unfortunately the Northern Ireland weather had the last say in this year's Festival which was sponsored by Agile Communications as it washed out the 'Final' showdown between the two unbeaten sides Yorkshire and Cornwall.
Yorkshire and Cornwall set up final day decider Yorkshire and Cornwall set up final day decider ZZZZ3:55 pmZZZZ
Yorkshire and Cornwall will face each other in a winner take all clash at Woodvale following decisive wins against hosts NCU and Southern Kings.
Wins for Cornwall and Yorkshire Wins for Cornwall and Yorkshire ZZZZ2:50 pmZZZZ
The opening day saw Cornwall and Yorkshire Schools both win, against hosts NCU and Southern Kings respectively.
NCU Festival returns for a second year NCU Festival returns for a second year ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
The NCU will again host a four team Under 16 festival from 11th to 14th August
Jones praises CIYMS balance and depth Jones praises CIYMS balance and depth ZZZZ9:21 pmZZZZ
NIGEL Jones highlighted the balance of his squad after CIYMS claimed their second trophy of the season.
CIYMS claim cup with emphatic win CIYMS claim cup with emphatic win ZZZZ10:08 pmZZZZ
Mark Adair claimed the MOM award as CIYMS recovered from a poor start to beat Instonians by 98 runs and collect their third Gallagher Insurance cup win in five years.
Underdogs Instonians hoping to upset CIYMS Underdogs Instonians hoping to upset CIYMS ZZZZ3:11 amZZZZ
INSTONIANS captain Andrew White accepts the role of underdogs when they take on CIYMS in the Gallagher’s Challenge Cup final at The Green, but knows there is enough talent in his side to cause an upset.
Jones the hero as CIYMS lift T20 trophy Jones the hero as CIYMS lift T20 trophy ZZZZ3:30 pmZZZZ
CAPTAIN Nigel Jones was the hero as CIYMS won the first trophy of the season with a thrilling one-run victory over Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup holders Waringstown at The Lawn.
CIYMS look to increase Waringstown woe CIYMS look to increase Waringstown woe ZZZZ1:26 amZZZZ
THE Test match may still be in full flow but the first trophy of the NCU season will be decided tonight when Waringstown host CIYMS in the Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup final.
Waringstown aiming for magnificent 7th triumph Waringstown aiming for magnificent 7th triumph ZZZZ2:57 amZZZZ
Waringstown will be aiming for a magnificent seventh triumph in the Lagan Valley Steels T20 Cup final as they taken on arch rivals CIYMS in the decider at The Lawn tomorrow (FRI) at 5pm.
T20 final set for Friday T20 final set for Friday ZZZZ12:32 amZZZZ
THE Test match may dominate this week’s action but it has not stopped CIYMS captain Nigel Jones and his Waringstown counterpart Greg Thompson from agreeing to play the Lagan Valley Steels Cup T20 Final at The Lawn on Friday (5pm).
Ulster Schools squad named Ulster Schools squad named ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
The Ulster Schools squad for their tour of Scotland has been named.
Southern Schools hold advantage against Ulster Southern Schools hold advantage against Ulster ZZZZ6:44 amZZZZ
Ulster Schools were bowled out to the last ball of the first day of the annual two-day game with Southern Schools, for a first innings deficit of 59.
Academy battle to Schools' Cup glory Academy battle to Schools' Cup glory ZZZZ9:12 amZZZZ
Max Burton played through the pain of an injured shoulder to win the man of the match award and help Belfast Royal Academy to their third Ulster Bank Schools Cup triumph in five years in what was a closely fought encounter with city rivals Methody.
Schools showdown at Moylena Schools showdown at Moylena ZZZZ1:20 pmZZZZ
THERE is a vast difference in experience between the two teams in today’s Ulster Bank Schools Cup final when holders Methodist College take on Belfast Royal Academy at Moylena
 Donacloney Mill v DownpatrickPics from Downpatrick's win over Donacloney Mill that ensured their survival in Section 1 at the expense of Bangor.
 North Down v CIYMSCIYMS beat North Down by 5 runs
 Muckamore v WaringstownPics from Waringstown's 1 run win at Muckamore on Saturday
Other Provincial Club Cricket
Peter Gillespie will be retiring from senior cricket after Saturday's play-off match against Burndennett.
Peter Gillespie will be retiring from senior cricket after Saturday's play-off match against Burndennett. ©CricketEurope
Gillespie and Peiris ensure Strabane Premiership status Gillespie and Peiris ensure Strabane Premiership status ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
A half century from Peter Gillespie and a five-wicket haul for Chathura Peiris ensured Strabane maintained their Premiership status with a 93-run win over Burndennett in the play-off at Bready.
Senior swansong for Strabane legend Senior swansong for Strabane legend ZZZZ4:16 amZZZZ
And as well as Peiris, another man the Red Caps will be pinning their hopes on this Saturday is Peter Gillespie. Unlike the team professional however, the former Irish International insists this will be his last senior game for Strabane.
Gillespie brings down curtain on illustrious career Gillespie brings down curtain on illustrious career ZZZZ1:26 pmZZZZ
PETER Gillespie brings down the curtain on an illustrious career tomorrow when the Ireland international plays his final game for Strabane.
Cork County complete treble Cork County complete treble ZZZZ10:13 pmZZZZ
Cork County completed the Munster Senior treble at the weekend after beating Limerick City.
Pembroke beat Merrion in thriller to lift title Pembroke beat Merrion in thriller to lift title ZZZZ9:49 amZZZZ
PEMBROKE followed up their maiden Irish Cup success by lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time on Saturday, after a Grand Final thriller.
Hopkins the hero as Pembroke clinch title Hopkins the hero as Pembroke clinch title ZZZZ10:26 pmZZZZ
Ryan Hopkins powered Pembroke to the Leinster Premiership title as they edged out holders Merrion by one wicket in a thriller at Anglesea Road.
Merrion and Pembroke face off in league decider Merrion and Pembroke face off in league decider ZZZZ10:42 amZZZZ
MERRION defend their Premier League title in this year’s Grand Final at Anglesea Road against Irish Cup winners Pembroke today, a fitting finale to the club season.
Cork County too strong for Kerry in Munster final Cork County too strong for Kerry in Munster final ZZZZ8:32 amZZZZ
A century for Cormac Hassett and a five-wicket haul from Abubakar Saddique helped Cork County to a 206-run win against County Kerry in the Munster Senior Cup final.
Benton stars as Cork County win T20 Blast Benton stars as Cork County win T20 Blast ZZZZ10:44 amZZZZ
Back-to-back half centuries from Jeremy Benton saw Cork County beat Limerick and Galway to claim their fourth successive T20 Blast title at The Mardyke.
 Burndennett Ladies, League presentationPics as Burndennett collects the Ladies League trophy
 Fox Lodge III, Q3 League presentationsPics as Fox Lodge Thirds were presented with the trophy and medals
 Strabane v Burndennett, play-offPics as Strabane beat Burndennett to clinch the final Premiership slot.
 Bready, Q1 League trophy presentationsPics as Bready received their medals and trophy for winning Q1 league.
 Brigade NW Premier League PresentationsPics of the Brigade team receiving the Premier League trophy
 Strabane v BrigadePics from Strabane Park as the hosts beat Brigade.
Miscellaneous
Muckamore recently hosted a T20 legends charity game
Muckamore recently hosted a T20 legends charity game ©CricketEurope
Tri-Series is on as action continues islandwide Tri-Series is on as action continues islandwide ZZZZ4:32 amZZZZ
The Tri-Series featuring Ireland, Scotland and The Netherlands has been confirmed as the National Cup takes centre stage.
The Hewitt Law Bucket List T20 Challenge The Hewitt Law Bucket List T20 Challenge ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
An interesting game took place at Moylena on Friday afternoon between teams made up of very aged former top class players who turned out for Muckamore in the 60s and 70s.
Du Plessis joins Belfast Titans Du Plessis joins Belfast Titans ZZZZ1:57 amZZZZ
Current captain of the South African cricket team Faf Du Plessis has joined Belfast Titans, a franchise of Euro T20 Slam that is going to be held in Ireland, Scotland and Netherlands from 30th August.
Morgan coming home Morgan coming home ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan is coming home to Dublin to play for the Chiefs in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam.
Morgan worthy of praise on both sides of Irish Sea Morgan worthy of praise on both sides of Irish Sea ZZZZ11:42 amZZZZ
EOIN MORGAN couldn't have been clearer. "England don’t have a chance of winning the World Cup. None at all," he said before spelling out exactly what was wrong with the tactics, selection and approach of his adopted team. And he was right – he nearly always is.
O'Brien hits career best score O'Brien hits career best score ZZZZ4:00 pmZZZZ
Former Ireland wicketkeeper Niall O’Brien notched up his career highest score on Sunday as his former team-mates were completing a 3-0 series win over Zimbabwe.
19 September: Scotland v Netherlands (T20i)
20 September: Ireland v Scotland (T20i)
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