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Interprovincial Cup
Malahide, Co Dublin
26 September, 1015BST
Domestic Club Cricket
Conor Olphert of Bready
Conor Olphert of Bready ©CricketEurope
NCU Awards (6) Captain of the Year NCU Awards (6) Captain of the Year ZZZZ6:20 amZZZZ
North Down captain Alistair Shields has been named Captain of the Year after he led his side to the Robinson Services Cup title.
NCU Awards (5) Team of the Year NCU Awards (5) Team of the Year ZZZZ3:25 amZZZZ
Cregagh’s 1st XI have been named Team of the Year after they secured a league and cup double this season.
Botha delight at Irish return Botha delight at Irish return ZZZZ12:55 amZZZZ
Andre Botha on his return to Irish cricket where he will be taking the reins at Balbriggan.
Death of Herbie Hawthorne Death of Herbie Hawthorne ZZZZ2:14 amZZZZ
All at CricketEurope pass their condolences to International Umpire Mark Hawthorne and former Woodvale player Gavin on the passing of their father ‘Herbie’.
Balbriggan appoint Andre Botha in coaching role Balbriggan appoint Andre Botha in coaching role ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Balbriggan have appointed former Irish international Andre Botha as their Head Coach and Director of Cricket.
YMCA beat Donemana with stunning fightback YMCA beat Donemana with stunning fightback ZZZZ11:04 amZZZZ
In a game that swung dramatically their young side turned the game over with some accurate bowling and stunning catches when all seemed lost.
YMCA make history with first All-Ireland victory YMCA make history with first All-Ireland victory ZZZZ10:05 amZZZZ
Dublin YMCA claimed their first All-Ireland title in dramatic fashion at Belmont this afternoon after a stunning comeback saw off Donemana in the final of this year's national T20 competition.
Donemana at full strength for all-Ireland decider Donemana at full strength for all-Ireland decider ZZZZ9:43 pmZZZZ
Twenty years after their first and to date only All-Ireland triumph Donemana have the opportunity to win a second when they take on a star-studded YMCA team in Belfast this Saturday.
Heywood philosphical after Fox Lodge defeat Heywood philosphical after Fox Lodge defeat ZZZZ3:12 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge were unable to make it a Tyrone double on Saturday as they lost a thrilling contest at Newbuildings which went right down to the wire.
Cork County looking forward to new campaign Cork County looking forward to new campaign ZZZZ2:00 amZZZZ
The demand and interest to get involved in cricket at all levels have been extremely encouraging with our youth ranks growing significantly over the past 3 seasons.
 European Play-Off, CIYMS v YMCAIn match pics as CIYMS beat YMCA by 15 runs and it they who will represent Ireland at the European League in La Manga
 Donemana v YMCA, Match pics (2) All Ireland T20 finalSecond batch of match pics as YMCA beat Donemana by 29 runs
 All Ireland T20 Trophy PresentationsPics as YMCA win the all Ireland T20 final
 Jordan McGonigle of DonemanaDonemana's Jordan McGonigle after his side were beaten by 29 runs
 YMCA captain Jack TectorYMCA skipper Jack Tector after his side beat Donemana by 29 runs
 All-Ireland T20 Cup Final - YMCA v DonemanaPics from YMCA's T20 Cup Final win over Donemana
Interprovincial
Tyrone Kane is back in the Leinster Lightning squad.
Tyrone Kane is back in the Leinster Lightning squad. ©CricketEurope
Olphert in line for Warriors debut Olphert in line for Warriors debut ZZZZ6:04 amZZZZ
Conor Olphert is the one change to the North West Warriors squad as they close out a disappointing Interprovincial season against Leinster Lightning at Malahide on Monday (10.15 am).
Kane back in Lightning squad Kane back in Lightning squad ZZZZ3:07 amZZZZ
Merrion all-rounder Tyrone Kane has been added to the Leinster Lightning squad for their games against MTB Northern Knights and NW Warriors.
Knights look to end season on high note Knights look to end season on high note ZZZZ9:43 amZZZZ
The MTB Northern Knights will look to end the season on a winning note as they take on champions Leinster Lightning in the Interprovincial Cup at Malahide on Saturday (10:15am).
Tector stars as Leinster claim another title Tector stars as Leinster claim another title ZZZZ9:49 amZZZZ
EVEN the expected rain at Bready yesterday could not prevent Leinster Lightning from completing a magnificent seventh successive inter-provincial Cup success with Jack Tector also enjoying a memorable four days.
Prendergast stars as Typhoons beat Scorchers Prendergast stars as Typhoons beat Scorchers ZZZZ3:11 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast took four early wickets as the Scorchers were dismissed for just 63 in the seventh match of their Super Series at Merrion.
MacMahon and Kavanagh star as Scorchers win MacMahon and Kavanagh star as Scorchers win ZZZZ12:23 amZZZZ
Five wickets for Sophie MacMahon and Shauna Kavanagh's half century helped The Scorchers beat the Typhoons by 30 runs to take a 4-2 lead in the eight match series.
Hunter half century helps Typhoons narrow gap Hunter half century helps Typhoons narrow gap ZZZZ9:26 pmZZZZ
Amy Hunter's half century coupled with three wickets for Orla Prendergast helped the Typhoons to a comfortable 53-runs win at Anglesea Road.
Lewis stars as Scorchers win again Lewis stars as Scorchers win again ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis starred with the bat as the Scorchers survived an incredible collapse to take a three-one lead against the Typhoons at Oak Hill.
Super Mac leads NW to win over NCU Super Mac leads NW to win over NCU ZZZZ8:58 amZZZZ
A brilliant unbeaten 86 from Scott MacBeth led the NW to a seven-wicket against their NCU counterparts to level the two-match U15 interpro series at Donemana.
Leinster go in search of clean sweep Leinster go in search of clean sweep ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
Leinster U17s will go in search of a clean sweep of their youth bilateral series against the NCU when they play a three-match series this week.
Leinster clinch U11 series Leinster clinch U11 series ZZZZ12:56 amZZZZ
Leinster Under 11s beat their NCU counterparts by 38 runs to take an unassailable lead in their series.
Le Roux and McNally lead Leinster to win Le Roux and McNally lead Leinster to win ZZZZ12:13 amZZZZ
Half centuries from Railway Unions Phillipe Le Roux and Clontarf's John McNally saw Leinster beat the NCU by 23 runs in a high scoring Under 15 interprovincial game at Ringcommons.
 NW Warriors v Leinster Lightning, Sept 22 at BreadyPhotos from Bready as Leinster Lightning beat NW Warriors to clinch the cup
 George DockrellLeinster Lightning skipper George Dockrell after his side won their 7th straight title with a 62 run win against Warriors
 Scorchers v Typhoons, Game 7Pics from Merrion by Rodney Smythe from the latest game in the Super Two series
Other News
Gareth Delany was in the runs again for Leicestershire in the T20 Blast
Gareth Delany was in the runs again for Leicestershire in the T20 Blast ©Rodney Smythe/CricketEurope
An Ulsterman in the West Indies An Ulsterman in the West Indies ZZZZ11:47 amZZZZ
There's a new book on Irish cricket hitting the bookshelves this month with author Roy France publishing 'An Ulsterman in the West Indies'.
Devastating Delany delivers again for Leicestershire Devastating Delany delivers again for Leicestershire ZZZZ2:17 amZZZZ
Leinster all-rounder Gareth Delany was again a major influence as he helped Leicestershire to a last-ball win against Yorkshire.
Carson takes five-wicket haul for Sussex Carson takes five-wicket haul for Sussex ZZZZ12:41 amZZZZ
Jack Carson took his maiden first-class five wicket haul for Sussex in their ongoing County Championship clash with Surrey.
Balbirnie scores half century for Glamorgan Balbirnie scores half century for Glamorgan ZZZZ1:29 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie scored his first half century for Glamorgan, albeit in a losing cause as they were beaten by Paul Stirling's Northamptonshire.
Delany delivers for Leicestershire Delany delivers for Leicestershire ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Gareth Delany scored 68 and took a vital wicket to help Leicestershire beat Durham in their T20 encounter.
Stirling blitzes Northants to victory Stirling blitzes Northants to victory ZZZZ1:03 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling, meanwhile, announced his arrival in the T20 Blast yesterday with a stunning 80 not out, from 48 balls in Northamptonshire’s nine wickets victory over Worcestershire.
 Robinson Services Cup semi-final CIYMS v WaringstownPics from the ball-by-ball commentary
 Robinson Services Trophy PresentationCregagh are winners of the Robinson Services Trophy
International
Orla Prendergast
Orla Prendergast ©CricketEurope
Orla Prendergast accepts deal with Ireland Orla Prendergast accepts deal with Ireland ZZZZ4:43 amZZZZ
Pembroke all-rounder Orla Prendergast has been offered a part-time deal with Ireland Women.
Porterfield excited by Warwickshire coaching role Porterfield excited by Warwickshire coaching role ZZZZ3:12 amZZZZ
William Porterfield has revealed his excitement at the coaching opportunity that has arisen with the County’s T20 side, and will fit the coaching duties around his playing commitments with the North West Warriors.
Balbirnie T20 move to Glamorgan confirmed Balbirnie T20 move to Glamorgan confirmed ZZZZ4:44 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland and Glamorgan have confirmed that Andrew Balbirnie will join the Welsh county for the T20 Blast.
Plenty of Irish interest in T20 Blast Plenty of Irish interest in T20 Blast ZZZZ4:43 amZZZZ
IRELAND fans will have plenty of interest in this year’s T20 Blast in England with at least two more internationals joining Paul Stirling in the four-week tournament, which starts tomorrow week.
Delany joins Leicestershire Delany joins Leicestershire ZZZZ2:09 amZZZZ
Gareth Delany will join Leicestershire Foxes for the T20 Blast, including the knockout stages should the Foxes progress, after Cricket Ireland approved the move by submitting a No Objection Certificate.
Ford upbeat with Irish progress Ford upbeat with Irish progress ZZZZ8:21 amZZZZ
IT all comes back to progress. That’s the buzz word of Ireland head coach Graham Ford and beating the world champions in their own backyard can be only seen as positive going forward with a young squad.
Porterfield keen to fight for starting slot Porterfield keen to fight for starting slot ZZZZ10:26 amZZZZ
William Porterfield is not ready to give up his Ireland place yet but he admits that Harry Tector had to play in the opening World Cup Super League series against England.
Non-retainer contracts for Ireland Women Non-retainer contracts for Ireland Women ZZZZ11:35 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has increased investment in the Irish Women squad with a new category of non-retainer contracts.
Garth blow for Ireland Garth blow for Ireland ZZZZ4:13 pmZZZZ
Ireland's hopes of qualification for the World Cup have been dealt a severe blow with the news that influential all-rounder Kim Garth has accepted a two-year deal with Cricket Victoria.
Return of the Mac Return of the Mac ZZZZ4:14 amZZZZ
Pembroke pace bowler Louise McCarthy has been added to the Ireland squad after an absence of three years.
Delany delight at return to training Delany delight at return to training ZZZZ10:10 amZZZZ
Ireland's Laura Delany is delighted to be back training after a frustrating few months for Ireland's cricketers.
Another blow for Ireland's women Another blow for Ireland's women ZZZZ1:52 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's scheduled World Cup Qualifier in Sri Lanka has become the latest cricket event to be postponed by ICC.
Wolves finish tour on a high Wolves finish tour on a high ZZZZ8:53 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves finished their South African tour on a winning note as they chased down 277 to beat a Northern Titans Academy XI by four wickets.
Wolves slump to crushing defeat Wolves slump to crushing defeat ZZZZ7:44 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves slumped to a second successive seven-wicket loss in the space of two days as a horror batting display saw them make just 149 in Pretoria.
A lone hand from Tector A lone hand from Tector ZZZZ4:24 amZZZZ
Runs for Harry Tector but he got no support as Namibia make it 2-0 and Women's squad named for Thailand quadrangular.
Wolves caught cold Wolves caught cold ZZZZ8:45 amZZZZ
Ireland's Wolves hustled to defeat after batting failure.
Wolves hammered by Namibia in 50-over opener Wolves hammered by Namibia in 50-over opener ZZZZ9:23 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves were well beaten by Namibia in their first 50-over match, as The Eagles chased down 228 to win by seven wickets.
Wolves change their lineup for 50-overs games Wolves change their lineup for 50-overs games ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
Ian Callender previews the series as Getkate hopes to make his mark.
 Ireland U17 intra-squad game 4, Gallery 2Pics by Deryck Vincent from the final game at Carrickfergus
 Paul StirlingPaul Stirling won Man of the Match for his 142 off 128 balls
 Andrew BalbirnieIreland captain Andrew Balbirnie interviewed after beating England
15 September: North West Warriors v Northern Knights, Bready (IP Cup)
17 September: Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning, Comber (IP Cup)
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