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Mark Chapman on his way to a century for New Zealand against Scotland
Mark Chapman on his way to a century for New Zealand against Scotland ©Ian Jacobs
Isle of Man and Norway through to Division 2 semis ZZZZ12:36 amZZZZ
They join Guernsey and Italy in the next stage of the competition.
Jersey thrash Bermuda to reclaim CWC Challenge B lead ZZZZ11:29 amZZZZ
Kenya also win today in Jersey.
Uganda and Hong Kong win in Jersey ZZZZ11:12 amZZZZ
Wins over Italy and Bermuda as CWC Challenge League B continues.
Qatar hold off battling Malaysia on final day in King City ZZZZ11:38 pmZZZZ
Singapore also win on final day of second leg in Canada.
Two semi-finalists confirmed in Guernsey ZZZZ11:26 amZZZZ
Guernsey and Italy confirm their places in the semi-finals, Denmark and Isle of Man also win.
The View
Deryck Vincent: 2 August ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
Deryck Vincent on the cataloguing of the game in Ireland and those that carry out this important task.
Andrew Nixon: 24 July ZZZZ5:55 amZZZZ
A look at international cricket’s scheduling problems and whether those proposing solutions are answering the right questions.
Andrew Nixon: 19 July ZZZZ11:57 pmZZZZ
Looking at the demise of the men's T20 World Cup Global Qualifier.
Deryck Vincent: July 5 ZZZZ2:40 amZZZZ
Thirty years ago, a long distant past to many, YMCA took on Clontarf in a high scoring game in Phoenix. It was the third time the teams had met in recent years with bruising defeats for Clontarf in 87 and 89.
Irish International
Harry Tector scored 34 as Ireland lost by 44 runs against South Africa
Harry Tector scored 34 as Ireland lost by 44 runs against South Africa ©Martin Bennett
Ireland still have L plates in T20 cricket ZZZZ10:24 amZZZZ
Andy McBrine has recently passed his driving test but the Ireland cricket team, of which he remains a vital cog, still have their ‘L’ plates up when playing T20 internationals.
Ireland slump to series loss against South Africa ZZZZ10:21 amZZZZ
Ireland failed to follow-up their brave fight against South Africa in the first game although Barry McCarthy’s highest score for Ireland, from 19 balls, in a last wicket stand of 42 reduced the margin of defeat to 44 runs.
Parnell puts a halt to the march of Ireland ZZZZ3:22 pmZZZZ
Wayne Parnell was the uncrowned king of Bristol last night as Ireland fell to a 44-run defeat to South Africa.
Ireland beaten again as South Africa win T20I series ZZZZ1:58 amZZZZ
HARRY TECTOR again top-scored in a losing cause for Ireland on Friday night as South Africa eased to a 44-run victory in Bristol to claim a 2-0 win in the T20 mini-series.
Ireland go down fighting ZZZZ12:24 amZZZZ
Ireland went down fighting but the wait for a first T20 international win of the summer goes on.
South Africa given real fright by Ireland ZZZZ10:22 amZZZZ
IRELAND fell 21 short of the stiff target set by South Africa last night in Bristol – but for much of the second innings the world number three Twenty20 side was in real danger of an embarrassing defeat.
Ireland close out win in Bristol ZZZZ11:54 amZZZZ
As expected, the Ireland Development side completed a 251-run win against Gloucestershire Seconds on the final day of their red-ball match in Bristol.
Delany and Kennedy hit hundreds for Ireland ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
Centuries from David Delany and Graham Kennedy have put the Ireland Development XI in a strong position going into the final day of their friendly against Gloucestershire Seconds.
Frost and Hume put Irish in strong position ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
Four wickets for Graham Hume and a half century by Alistair Frost have put Ireland's Development XI in a strong position at the close of the second of four scheduled days against Gloucestershire II.
Ireland Wolves tour averages ZZZZ5:01 amZZZZ
It was a hard fought, exciting series between Ireland Wolves and Namibia, with little separating two evenly matched sides.
Delany doubles up in Wolves win ZZZZ9:29 amZZZZ
Gareth Delany and Ireland Wolves finished their tour of Namibia on a high with a 22 runs series-levelling victory in Windhoek yesterday.
Namibia blow Ireland away despite Delany heroics ZZZZ4:53 amZZZZ
Gareth Delany showed again yesterday why he is a current member of Ireland’s one-day international side with a second successive 50 for Ireland Wolves in Namibia.
Irish Youth Representative
The Ireland and Netherlands U17 girls that played a five-match series in Utrecht
The Ireland and Netherlands U17 girls that played a five-match series in Utrecht ©Stephen McCartney
West and O'Brien star as Ireland U15s level series ZZZZ12:51 amZZZZ
Ireland levelled the Under 15 Celtic Cup series with an 87-run win against Scotland at Dumfries.
Ireland U17 girls win Dutch series 3-1 ZZZZ4:43 amZZZZ
Ireland U17 girls wrapped up a 3-1 series win with a comfortable nine-wicket victory over The Netherlands in Utrecht.
Ireland U17 girls take 2-1 series lead ZZZZ2:02 amZZZZ
It's all to play for in Holland going into the final day of the five-match series.
First blood to Scotland in U15 Celtic Cup series ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
It’s first blood to Scotland in their four-match Celtic Cup series against Ireland Under 15s at Dumfries.
Ireland and Netherlands U17 girls tie second match ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
Ireland and The Netherlands played out a dramatic tie in the afternoon match with the hosts earning a share of the points with a last wicket stand of 16.
NCU B clinch U13 Festival ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
NCU B claimed the Under 13 Festival title with a 54-run win against Munster at Foyle College. The victory was set up by a third wicket partnership of 107 in 10 overs between Myles McNaught, and Luke Crothers (27).
Life of Riley ZZZZ1:20 amZZZZ
Skipper Ollie Riley took eight wickets for one run including a hat-trick as Leinster beat NCU in the U17 interpro. It was much closer in the U17 game, with Leinster winning by two wickets. In the NW Under Festival there were victories for the B sides of Leinster and NCU over Munster and the North West.
Leinster take 2-0 series lead in U13 interpros ZZZZ11:32 amZZZZ
Leinster took a two-nil series against the NCU as they won by 78 runs in the Under 13 interprovincial at Pirrie Park.
Craik century leads Leinster U13s to big win ZZZZ1:22 pmZZZZ
It was a tough day for the NCU who lost to a very strong Leinster in the first of their four-match series this week in the game at RingCommons.
NCU do Sunday double over Leinster ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
The NCU won T20 matches against Leinster at U15 and U17 level as they began their series of matches this week.
Northern
Challenge Cup winners 2022 - CIYMS
Challenge Cup winners 2022 - CIYMS ©CricketEurope
Jones' 'Very Special Side' doesn't disappoint. ZZZZ8:51 amZZZZ
Ahead of the Challenge Cup Final, CIYMS captain Nigel Jones said he was leading a “very special side” — and his players backed up his words with the most emphatic victory in the NCU showpiece since it became a one-innings game more than 15 years ago.
Full circle for Van Der Merwe ZZZZ11:25 amZZZZ
Jason van der Merwe’s playing career will turn full circle on Friday when he turns out for CIYMS in the Challenge Cup final against Civil Service North.
Waringstown and Bready to meet in Ulster Plate final ZZZZ1:25 amZZZZ
Bready and Waringstown will meet in the final of the Ulster Plate after wins against CIYMS and Donemana.
No change in NCU title race ZZZZ10:50 amZZZZ
It's no change at the top of the NCU Premier League as leaders Lisburn and only remaining challengers CIYMS both won on Saturday – in emphatic fashion.
North West
Fox Lodge celebrate their five-wicket win over Newbuildings to lift the Senior Cup
Fox Lodge celebrate their five-wicket win over Newbuildings to lift the Senior Cup ©CricketEurope
Bready beat Coleraine in Women's Premier league ZZZZ10:41 pmZZZZ
Champions Bready are one win away from going through the campaign undefeated after they beat third-placed Coleraine by 63 runs at Sandel Lodge.
Fox Lodge win Senior Cup ZZZZ11:18 pmZZZZ
Johnny Robinson and Geeth Kumara led Fox Lodge to a historic first Senior Cup success in front of a huge crowd that were treated to one of the best finals in living memory.
History makers Fox Lodge lift Senior Cup ZZZZ10:30 amZZZZ
They invaded the Eglinton pitch at the end to acclaim their heroes and the Fox Lodge players deliriously joined their supporters as they celebrated the greatest day in the club’s 70-year history.
Bonds Glen win Championship ZZZZ11:35 pmZZZZ
Bonds Glen clinched the Championship beating challengers Ballyspallen by seven wickets chasing 319.
Leinster
Winners Merrion
Winners Merrion ©Cricket Leinster
Leaders falter in Leinster Premiership race ZZZZ1:36 amZZZZ
There were wins in the Premiership for Clontarf, The Hills, YMCA and Malahide.
Leinster Championship race bubbling up ZZZZ1:31 amZZZZ
Railway Union, Leinster, Terenure and Cork County win in the Championship.
Merrion wins Women's Cup ZZZZ5:37 amZZZZ
Merrion won the Women’s Senior Cup with a fine all-round display beating Clontarf by 79 runs at Sydney Parade.
Railway, Leinster, and Rush win in Championship ZZZZ12:23 amZZZZ
Railway Union beat Terenure, Leinster won at North County, while Llew Johnson was again in the runs as Rush beat Cork Harlequins.
Irish Interprovincial
Future Series winners Munster Heat
Future Series winners Munster Heat ©Munster Cricket
Munster Heat win Future Series ZZZZ11:43 amZZZZ
Munster Heat clinched the second edition of the Future Series in dramatic fashion as they edged out the Emerging Warriors by 6 runs at The Maws.
Inexperienced Warriors to face Munster Heat ZZZZ2:08 amZZZZ
The Emerging Warriors have named a youthful squad for their final match of the season away to Munster Heat at North Kildare.
Lightning lift T20 Trophy ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
GEORGE DOCKRELL ended a triumphant three days at Sydney Parade by lifting the InterPro T20 Trophy last night as his Leinster Lightning side pipped Munster Reds on run-rate to regain the title.
Warriors meekly surrender crown ZZZZ3:25 pmZZZZ
North West Warriors tamely surrendered their T20 inter-provincial crown with a third straight defeat as Leinster Lightning stormed through the field to complete a hat-trick of wins.
All Ireland Cups
John Matchett scored 55 as CIYMS beat Phoenix by 6 wickets
John Matchett scored 55 as CIYMS beat Phoenix by 6 wickets ©Rodney Smythe/CricketEurope
All Ireland T20 Cups draws made ZZZZ10:57 amZZZZ
The semi-finals of the All-Ireland T20 Cup and the preliminary final of the women’s All-Ireland T20 Cup have been drawn, with matches to take place on Sunday August 14th.
National Cup to be all-Leinster affair ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
Terenure and North County will meet in the National Cup final at Bangor on August 28th after victories over Railway Union and Rush.
All NCU final in Irish Cup ZZZZ10:56 amZZZZ
It will be an all-NCU final in the Irish Cup for the first time since 2011 after Lisburn and CIYMS defeated their Leinster opponents in yesterday’s semi-finals.
Lisburn and CIYMS to meet in Irish Cup final ZZZZ2:36 pmZZZZ
There will be a new name on the Bob Kerr trophy after CIYMS and Lisburn won their Irish Cup semi-finals.
Women's Cricket
Lewis century leads Scorchers to title ZZZZ1:10 amZZZZ
Captain Gaby Lewis made a run-a-ball 103 to lead her Scorchers side to back-to-back doubles in the Super Series 50 overs clash at Sydney Parade.
Incredible Dragons collapse hands Typhoons victory ZZZZ11:02 amZZZZ
An incredible collapse by Dragons handed Typhoons their first win the Super 50 Cup yesterday at Seapark, Holywood.
Dragons collapse hands Typhoons victory ZZZZ2:48 pmZZZZ
An amazing collapse saw the Dragons lose seven wickets for just 11 runs to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in their Super Series clash at Holywood against the Typhoons.
Ireland Women to play Netherlands ZZZZ6:01 amZZZZ
Ireland and The Netherlands Women will play a three-match ODI series next month in Holland.
Leinster win title after exciting Future Series finale ZZZZ2:12 pmZZZZ
Leinster clinched the inaugural Women’s Future series on NRR as they beat their Under 17 side by five wickets at The Boathole.
Ulster sides stun Leinster ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
It’s all to play for on the final day of the Future series after hosts NW and the NCU both caused shocks as they beat their highly fancied Leinster rivals.
It's a wash-out ZZZZ6:14 amZZZZ
The heavy rain in the North West ended any hope of Ireland playing their final match of the Tri-Series against Pakistan at Bready, the game called off an hour before the scheduled 4pm start.
Delany takes positives from Australia defeat ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany insisted that there were positives to take from the 63-run defeat by world champions Australia in their penultimate game of the Women’s Tri-Series at Bready.
Dempsey stars but Ireland well beaten again by Australia ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Georgina Dempsey grabbed two wickets and held a stunning catch on the boundary as Ireland battled hard against T20 world champions Australia in County Tyrone before succumbing to an inevitable defeat by 63 runs.
Pakistan put Ireland in a spin ZZZZ5:51 amZZZZ
GABY LEWIS top scored with 47 for Ireland in their second tri-series T20 international in County Tyrone last night but it wasn’t enough to secure the win as a disciplined Pakistan eased home by 13 runs.
Other News
James McCollum will captain Ireland Academy against Ireland U19s
James McCollum will captain Ireland Academy against Ireland U19s ©Sportsfile
Harlequins beat Galway in Munster Senior Final ZZZZ2:00 pmZZZZ
Cork Harlequins are the Munster Senior Cup champions after an eight-wicket win over County Galway at The Mardyke.
Ireland Academy to play England U19s ZZZZ9:31 amZZZZ
Ireland has announced a 12-player squad for Ireland Academy’s three-day match against England Under-19s to be played in Loughborough from 16-18 August.
Ulster Schools' tour squad selected ZZZZ4:40 amZZZZ
The following have been selected to represent the Ulster Schools on the tour to the Glasgow area from 8th to 11th August.
Harlequins beat County in Cork battle ZZZZ5:34 amZZZZ
Munster bragging rights went to Cork Harlequins after they beat County in the top of the table clash.
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Photo Gallery
Photos from the opening day of the tournament
PIcs from the second innings of the NW SEnior Cup final
Fox Lodge win the senor cup for the first time
Photos by Deryck Vincent as Clontarf beat Balbriggan by 53 runs
Pics from Woodvale's 8 wicket win at Cregagh
Pics from a dramatic first day at Eglinton with just 1 run separating the sides
Audio Interviews
Aaron Heywood after the win
 Fox Lodge winning captain Aaron Heywood
Lisburn captain Callum Atkinson
 Callum Atkinson
CIYMS captain Nigel Jones after they reached the Irish Cup final
 Nigel Jones