Terenure win again to take Championship lead Terenure win again to take Championship lead ( ) ZZZZ9:19 pmZZZZ
Terenure beat Railway Union by nine runs in a low scoring game to take an early lead in the promotion race.
Youth comes of age for Terenure Youth comes of age for Terenure ( ) ZZZZ11:33 amZZZZ
In 2014 I captained a Terenure 4th XI to the Minor 2 Cup Final. We lost on the day to quite a strong Leinster side. We were a motley crew of young and old, fathers and sons, men, women and children.
Pembroke and Clontarf tie Pembroke and Clontarf tie ( ) ZZZZ9:45 pmZZZZ
Bobby Swarbrigg rounds up a day of drama in Leinster despite the rain. Wins for Malahide, The Hills, Railway Union, North Kildare, Rush, Terenure, and a tie between Pembroke and Clontarf.
Clontarf beat Civil Service in Tillain Cup final Clontarf beat Civil Service in Tillain Cup final ( ) ZZZZ1:45 pmZZZZ
The low scoring Tillain Cup Final was an example that sometimes the bowlers can be the dominant participant but still be trumped in the winning of the game by intelligent batting.
Merrion win thriller as holders YMCA beaten Merrion win thriller as holders YMCA beaten ( ) ZZZZ9:50 pmZZZZ
Merrion will represent Leinster in the All-Ireland T20 Cup next month as they beat YMCA by six runs in a pulsating contest at sun-drenched Sydney Parade.
Carty stars as Merrion edge YMCA in League Cup final Carty stars as Merrion edge YMCA in League Cup final ( ) ZZZZ9:42 pmZZZZ
Two of Dublin 4ís finest faced off in the familiar surroundings of Pembroke Cricket Clubís immaculate grounds at Sydney Parade, when Merrion took on YMCA in the League Cup Final, winning a thriller by six runs.
Prendergast stars as Pembroke pip Merrion in thrilling final Prendergast stars as Pembroke pip Merrion in thrilling final ( ) ZZZZ9:29 pmZZZZ
Orla Prendergast's brilliant half century helped Pembroke to a thrilling two-run win over rivals Merrion in the Leinster Senior Cup final.
Record breaking Tector makes 241 Record breaking Tector makes 241 ( ) ZZZZ1:50 pmZZZZ
TIM TECTOR made the highest score in Irish youth cricket history on Tuesday hitting an incredible 241 as YMCA racked up 353-2 in a T20 match against Adamstown U19s in Corkagh Park
A day out in Kildare A day out in Kildare ( ) ZZZZ9:52 amZZZZ
Brian Dalton reports from the Maws as North Kildare played County Galway in the Championship.
Delany dazzles for Leinster Delany dazzles for Leinster ( ) ZZZZ1:23 pmZZZZ
Laura Delany's sensational all-round performance had the statisticians trawling the record books after she scored a century and took eight wickets to lead Leinster to victory over Phoenix.
Merrion and YMCA reach final Merrion and YMCA reach final ( ) ZZZZ1:18 amZZZZ
Merrion and YMCA will meet in the Leinster League Cup final after semi-final wins against North County and Clontarf.
Leinster Championship up and running Leinster Championship up and running ( ) ZZZZ11:26 pmZZZZ
There were victories in the Leinster Championship for North Kildare, Railway Union, Terenure and Balbriggan.
One-sided clashes in Leinster Premiership One-sided clashes in Leinster Premiership ( ) ZZZZ11:02 pmZZZZ
Wins in the Leinster Premiership for Malahide, Clontarf, Merrion and Pembroke.
Pembroke and Merrion to meet in Women's Cup final Pembroke and Merrion to meet in Women's Cup final ( ) ZZZZ11:48 pmZZZZ
Pembroke will meet Merrion in the Leinster Women's Senior final after wins against Clontarf and Leinster.
Leinster name Under 13 squad Leinster name Under 13 squad ( ) ZZZZ4:21 amZZZZ
Leinster have named their Under 13 boys squad which will take on their NCU counterparts in a four-match 40-overs series this week.
YMCA, Clontarf, Merrion and North County reach semi-finals YMCA, Clontarf, Merrion and North County reach semi-finals ( ) ZZZZ4:22 pmZZZZ
The last four of the Leinster Senior League Cup has been decided with YMCA, Clontarf, Merrion and North County making next week's semi-finals.
Leinster youth squads Leinster youth squads ( ) ZZZZ7:28 amZZZZ
Leinster have named strong squads for the under 15 and 17 interprovincial series which started this week.
Mooney and Richardson claim Fingal bragging rights for County Mooney and Richardson claim Fingal bragging rights for County ( ) ZZZZ3:10 amZZZZ
Bobby Swarbrigg rounds up another busy day of T20 games including a John Mooney and Eddie Richardson inspired win for North County against The Hills.
Rock hundred the highlight in Leinster T20 league Rock hundred the highlight in Leinster T20 league ( ) ZZZZ2:43 pmZZZZ
NEIL ROCK was the star performer of the penultimate round of T20s, striking a superb 103 - including eight sixes - as Rush beat Leinster by 45 runs.
Dempsey the destroyer Dempsey the destroyer ( ) ZZZZ7:14 amZZZZ
Deryck Vincent reports from Malahide, where Georgina Dempsey proved the star of the show.
Phoenix, YMCA and Pembroke win in Women's League Phoenix, YMCA and Pembroke win in Women's League ( ) ZZZZ12:51 amZZZZ
There were wins for Phoenix, YMCA and Pembroke in the Leinster Women's league on Monday night with Georgina Dempsey, Gaby Lewis and LouLou Little taking the individual honours.
Leinster round-up Leinster round-up ( ) ZZZZ10:53 pmZZZZ
Another busy day of action in Leinster, where there were plenty of talking points for Bobby Swarbrigg to get his teeth into.
YMCA win again YMCA win again ( ) ZZZZ2:58 pmZZZZ
YMCA beat Rush for the second time in two weeks thanks to a fine bowling display which saw three wickets apiece for Cillian McDonnell and Bobby Gamble as the Kenure side made just 88.
Father's Day in Leinster Father's Day in Leinster ( ) ZZZZ11:16 amZZZZ
Deryck Vincent on the clash between YM and Clontarf seconds which was a real family affair.
Day of thrills and spills in Leinster Day of thrills and spills in Leinster ( ) ZZZZ1:38 pmZZZZ
John Anderson and Kenny Carroll in the runs, students teach Hills a lesson. Round-up from another action packed day in Leinster.
Leinster, Phoenix and Merrion win Leinster, Phoenix and Merrion win ( ) ZZZZ10:23 amZZZZ
There were wins in Leinster Women's Division One for Leinster, Phoenix and Merrion.
Not all heroes wear capes Not all heroes wear capes ( ) ZZZZ9:26 amZZZZ
Years back when Terenure were redeveloping their youth structures, Madeline Lynch was in charge. Fulfilling fixtures with good grace and humour, knowing that in the long term the value would be seen.
Landmark performance for Lara Maritz Landmark performance for Lara Maritz ( ) ZZZZ11:40 pmZZZZ
It was a very special and emotional day for Irish international Lara Maritz who scored her maiden century for Phoenix against The Hills last week.
YMCA implode against Leinster YMCA implode against Leinster ( ) ZZZZ10:30 amZZZZ
Brian Dalton reports from Rathmines where YMCA's dramatic collapse handed an unlikely victory to Leinster.
Carroll delight at Railway Union milestone Carroll delight at Railway Union milestone ( ) ZZZZ8:46 pmZZZZ
Kenny Carroll has spoken of his joy at reaching the 10,000 runs milestone for Railway Union at the weekend.
Double cause for celebration for Kenny Carroll Double cause for celebration for Kenny Carroll ( ) ZZZZ12:36 amZZZZ
There was double cause for celebrations for Railway Union legend Kenny Carroll as his club not only won, but he reached the 10,000 runs landmark.
County win thriller against Dublin University County win thriller against Dublin University ( ) ZZZZ1:27 pmZZZZ
Bobby Swarbrigg has a round-up from all the games on a busy day of action in Leinster.
Maritz century highlight as Phoenix beat The Hills Maritz century highlight as Phoenix beat The Hills ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
Irish internationals present and past were to the fore in the three Leinster Senior Women's games, no more so than Lara Maritz and Ava Canning as they helped Phoenix and Leinster to emphatic wins.
Fingal beat Cork County Fingal beat Cork County ( ) ZZZZ10:58 amZZZZ
Fingal's Under 13 cricketers got their season off to a winning start as they beat their Cork County counterparts by 38 runs.
Delany delight as Leinster beat Phoenix in Women's Cup Delany delight as Leinster beat Phoenix in Women's Cup ( ) ZZZZ1:37 amZZZZ
Irish skipper Laura Delany led from the front as Leinster beat Phoenix by 75 runs in the opening round of the Women's Senior Cup.
Sun and Smithwicks but no wins for Terenure Sun and Smithwicks but no wins for Terenure ( ) ZZZZ1:29 pmZZZZ
The Bank Holiday Monday saw the welcome return of cricket in Leinster. With the sun shining I made my way up to Terenure to watch the First XI take on the YMCA 1st XI in Group A of the Sports Hub Senior League Cup.
Merrion thrown to the lions at Civil Service Merrion thrown to the lions at Civil Service ( ) ZZZZ12:07 amZZZZ
On a Bank Holiday Monday, The Zoo is busy and the lions are hungry but it is also the day that cricket restarts.
Students teach Phoenix a lesson Students teach Phoenix a lesson ( ) ZZZZ2:12 pmZZZZ
Dublin University were the shock winners on the opening day of the Leinster season, beating highly fancied Phoenix by 50 runs.
LCU Preview 16: Dublin University LCU Preview 16: Dublin University ( ) ZZZZ11:53 pmZZZZ
Sanil Gupta leads the students into battle this season, and he has a number of new faces under his tutelage in the new campaign.
LCU Preview 15: YMCA LCU Preview 15: YMCA ( ) ZZZZ11:09 pmZZZZ
It's been a turbulent and traumatic build up to the season for YMCA, with their future at Claremont Road hanging very much in the balance.
LCU Preview 14: Cork County LCU Preview 14: Cork County ( ) ZZZZ8:49 amZZZZ
2021 promises to be a fresh start for Cork County who had to sit out the 2020 Leinster season due to the logistical restrictions imposed by Covid last summer.
LCU Preview 13: North County LCU Preview 13: North County ( ) ZZZZ7:32 amZZZZ
Eddie Richardson is captain again for the Balrothery side, who have John Mooney as Head Coach.
LCU Preview 10: Phoenix LCU Preview 10: Phoenix ( ) ZZZZ6:47 amZZZZ
Adam Chester is once again skipper of Phoenix, and he will have Irish internationals George Dockrell and Tyrone Kane under his command, plus Conor Sheil.
LCU Preview 12: Merrion LCU Preview 12: Merrion ( ) ZZZZ1:30 amZZZZ
While the departure of Tyrone Kane is a huge blow, the arrival of Stephen Doheny and the return of Jack Carty mean the Anglesea Road side will once again be there or thereabouts when it comes to silverware.
LCU Preview 11: Rush LCU Preview 11: Rush ( ) ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
While Rush will have to do without the services of Stephen Doheny who has moved to Merrion, there's the feeling that the club's renowned youth structure offers plenty of promise in the years to come.
LCU Preview 8: Balbriggan LCU Preview 8: Balbriggan ( ) ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
It's been a busy close season for Balbriggan who have no fewer than six new faces in the ranks which will bolster their strength and depth for the forthcoming campaign.
LCU Preview 7: Terenure LCU Preview 7: Terenure ( ) ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
Looking at the 2021 season, Terenure have a balanced, relatively settled squad, with several of last seasonís new arrivals having a full season now under their belt.
LCU Preview 9: Leinster LCU Preview 9: Leinster ( ) ZZZZ1:11 amZZZZ
It's been a hectic close season at Rathmines with three major departures, offset by four arrivals, including Joey Carroll.
LCU Preview 6: Railway Union LCU Preview 6: Railway Union ( ) ZZZZ1:35 amZZZZ
There hasn't been much change in the Railway Union personnel over the close season, with the unavailability of Alex Stiles offset by the arrival of South African Stuart de Klerk.
LCU Preview 5: Pembroke LCU Preview 5: Pembroke ( ) ZZZZ1:25 amZZZZ
Fiachra Tucker is once again at the helm at Pembroke, but their quest for silverware may be hampered by the limited availability of their Irish international quartet.
LCU Preview 4: Malahide LCU Preview 4: Malahide ( ) ZZZZ1:06 amZZZZ
There hasn't been much activity at Malahide over the close season, with the departure of Greg Ford to Balbriggan the only major move of note.
LCU Preview 3: Clontarf LCU Preview 3: Clontarf ( ) ZZZZ11:56 pmZZZZ
Clontarf have Zimbabwean Test player PJ Moor in their ranks, while he is joined by his Munster Reds interprovincial team mate Fionn Hand at Castle Avenue.
LCU Preview 2: North Kildare LCU Preview 2: North Kildare ( ) ZZZZ11:42 pmZZZZ
North Kildare are another side who have four new faces and have added quality and experience in the form of Monil Patel, Waqar Azmat, Danny Coad, and Josh Uddin.
LCU Preview 1: The Hills LCU Preview 1: The Hills ( ) ZZZZ11:13 pmZZZZ
There are four new faces at The Hills, including two major signings, with Murray Commins and Dylan Blignaut making their way to Milverton.
Tyrone Kane joins Phoenix Tyrone Kane joins Phoenix ( ) ZZZZ10:29 amZZZZ
Tyrone Kane has joined Phoenix from Merrion ahead of the 2021 season.
Cricket and its Connection to Place Cricket and its Connection to Place ( ) ZZZZ7:06 amZZZZ
With cricket being the first field sport to build substantial grounds, part of the sportís character is in its sense of place. A cricket pavilion is more than just a clubhouse.
Cricketís kicking off, but clouds hang over the game Cricketís kicking off, but clouds hang over the game ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
To everything there is a season. A time in the year when your mind starts to wander, and you check the skies above and the calendar in the kitchen. When your favourite sport kicks into action after what they call the off-season.
Mitchell Thompson gets development role with Fingal Mitchell Thompson gets development role with Fingal ( ) ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 19 international Mitchell Thompson has been appointed by Fingal County Council and Leinster Cricket as part of the cricket development team to support programmes in Tyrrelstown.
Winning start in England for Daniel Forkin Winning start in England for Daniel Forkin ( ) ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
Merrion cricketer Daniel Forkin has made a dream start to his scholarship in England with a Man-of-the-Match display for Queen's College.
Balrothery CC in 1951 Balrothery CC in 1951 ( ) ZZZZ2:35 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett reflects on the memorable season of 1951 for Balrothery Cricket Club.
Major influx of talent for Phoenix Women Major influx of talent for Phoenix Women ( ) ZZZZ10:10 pmZZZZ
Phoenix have unveiled a number of high-quality players and people into their Womenís First XI for 2021.
Pembroke Minors: making history Pembroke Minors: making history ( ) ZZZZ1:12 amZZZZ
A look at the achievements of Pembroke Minors, who have enjoyed the most successful period in the Sydney Parade's club illustrious history.
Ringcommons CC, 1897-2001 Ringcommons CC, 1897-2001 ( ) ZZZZ4:04 amZZZZ
The Ring Commons Sports Centre is testimony to the wonderful community spirit in the area, and its genesis dates back to 1977 when a group of young men decided to reclaim some marshy commons land so that they might re-form a cricket team.
Rush Cricket Club in 1950 Rush Cricket Club in 1950 ( ) ZZZZ9:54 pmZZZZ
In 1950, Rush played in the Intermediate B Section of the Leinster League, and that season there was the added incentive that the winners of the Intermediate Cup would represent the Dublin Zone in the Irish Junior Cup.
Clontarf appoint Anju Jain Clontarf appoint Anju Jain ( ) ZZZZ9:01 pmZZZZ
Clontarf have appointed former Indian Test captain and Coach Anju Jain as their Director of Cricket.
Portrane Cricket Club, 1926-1965 Portrane Cricket Club, 1926-1965 ( ) ZZZZ5:10 amZZZZ
The psychiatric hospitals in Ireland have had a distinguished involvement in sport, and this stemmed from a belief in the value of sport as a form of therapy, as worthwhile exercise or as an escape from mundane reality.
Ehtesham Ahmed joins Rush Ehtesham Ahmed joins Rush ( ) ZZZZ4:29 amZZZZ
Experienced all-rounder Ehtesham Ahmed is joining Rush for the 2021 season.
Claremont Road blow for YMCA Claremont Road blow for YMCA ( ) ZZZZ10:54 pmZZZZ
2021 looks set to be the final season at Claremont Road for YMCA following a decision by the owners to sell the land.
Balbriggan CC, the First 130 Years Balbriggan CC, the First 130 Years ( ) ZZZZ2:45 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett examines the history of Balbriggan Cricket Club.
Ryan Gallagher joins North County Ryan Gallagher joins North County ( ) ZZZZ6:50 amZZZZ
Strabane all-rounder Ryan Gallagher is joining North County for the 2021 season.
Fionn Hand joins Clontarf Fionn Hand joins Clontarf ( ) ZZZZ5:53 amZZZZ
Fionn Hand has joined Clontarf for the 2021 season.
Cricket in Rush, 1825-1970 Cricket in Rush, 1825-1970 ( ) ZZZZ4:25 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett continues his series with a look at the history of Rush Cricket Club between 1825 and 1970.
Knockbrack CC, 1880-2003 Knockbrack CC, 1880-2003 ( ) ZZZZ1:01 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett with a look at the history of one of the most famous clubs in the Fingal area, Knockbrack, who were in existence between 1880 and 2003.
Alan Murray Cup Draw Alan Murray Cup Draw ( ) ZZZZ1:59 pmZZZZ
The draw has been made for the 2021 Alan Murray Cup competition, which will be played on a knock-out basis.
The History of Malahide 1861-1971 The History of Malahide 1861-1971 ( ) ZZZZ12:30 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett has a look at the history of one of the most famous clubs in Ireland, Malahide CC.
Great success for Leinster at CI awards Great success for Leinster at CI awards ( ) ZZZZ9:43 amZZZZ
International award for Kim Garth, interpro honours for Simi Singh and Laura Delany, Hall of Fame inductions for Jimmy Boucher and Catriona Beggs, John Anderson wins club prize, while Brian O'Rourke honoured.
Cricket in Garristown, 1881-1957 Cricket in Garristown, 1881-1957 ( ) ZZZZ1:33 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett continues his delve into the cricketing archives with a look at cricket in Garristown from 1881 to 1957.
Cricket in Skerries Cricket in Skerries ( ) ZZZZ7:42 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett examines the history of cricket in the Skerries area between 1883 and 1969.
The Black Hills 1898 to 1969 The Black Hills 1898 to 1969 ( ) ZZZZ2:51 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett takes a look at the history of the Black Hills CC.
Ashbrook Union CC scorebook 1846-48 Ashbrook Union CC scorebook 1846-48 ( ) ZZZZ4:20 amZZZZ
Pat Bracken on a remarkable piece of Irish cricket history, the Ashbrook Union CC scorebook from 1846 to 1848.
Kamal Merchant awarded Irish Citizenship Kamal Merchant awarded Irish Citizenship ( ) ZZZZ3:01 amZZZZ
Kamal Merchant has been granted Irish citizenship, formalizing a love affair with Ireland which began 38 years ago in his adopted homeland.
Remembrance of things past Remembrance of things past ( ) ZZZZ2:07 amZZZZ
Rossa Bunworth goes back 60 years to the start of his love affair with cricket.
History of Man-O-War History of Man-O-War ( ) ZZZZ7:34 amZZZZ
In his latest article Jim Bennett takes a look at the history of the Man-O-War Cricket Club.
Money, money, money. Fundraising through the years Money, money, money. Fundraising through the years ( ) ZZZZ7:12 amZZZZ
Deryck Vincent on various fundraising initiatives down through the years.
Great Scott Great Scott ( ) ZZZZ8:43 amZZZZ
Rush have appointed Barry Scott as their Director of Cricket.
Balrothery Cricket Club Balrothery Cricket Club ( ) ZZZZ7:47 pmZZZZ
Jim Bennett takes a look at the history of Balrothery CC.
The history of Maryborough CC The history of Maryborough CC ( ) ZZZZ4:49 amZZZZ
Jim Bennett takes a trip down memory lane with the history of Maryborough CC who were in existence between 1927 and 1933.
Beyond the Boundary: Vincent Francis Savino Beyond the Boundary: Vincent Francis Savino ( ) ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
The extraordinary story of Vincent Francis Savino, for it is impossible to tell his cricket tale without the other aspects of his life impinging.
Cork Harlequins accepted into Leinster league Cork Harlequins accepted into Leinster league ( ) ZZZZ2:48 amZZZZ
Cork Harlequins have received a major boost by their acceptance into the League for the 2021 season.
Dockrell joins Phoenix Dockrell joins Phoenix ( ) ZZZZ11:19 amZZZZ
Phoenix have pulled off a stunning coup with the signing of Irish international George Dockrell on a long-term deal.
When Anders out-bowled Cummins When Anders out-bowled Cummins ( ) ZZZZ4:37 amZZZZ
Pat Cummins currently tops the ICC Test bowling rankings, but back in 2013 he was out-bowled by a 15 year-old Dubliner, making his first appearance in the Ireland Under 19 ranks.
Leinster Senior League Cup draws Leinster Senior League Cup draws ( ) ZZZZ3:44 amZZZZ
Leinster are forging ahead with the 2021 season and have completed the group draws for the 2021 Senior League Cup.
Merrion seeking Head Youth Coach Merrion seeking Head Youth Coach ( ) ZZZZ8:36 amZZZZ
The Head Coach will lead the cricketing development and coaching of youth players to grow the game, deliver on our youth strategy and ensure that all our youth have a chance to learn, improve and enjoy their cricket.
Downes delight after award Downes delight after award ( ) ZZZZ7:30 amZZZZ
Cricket Leinster President Stella Downes has received a Volunteer in Sport award from the Federation of Irish Sports.