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Final
Scorecard The Hills beat Clontarf by 9 runs, 23 August.
Semi-Finals
Scorecard North Down lost to The Hills by 3 runs, 17 August.
Scorecard Pembroke lost to Clontarf by 3 wickets, 17 August.
Round 3
Scorecard Coleraine lost to North Down by 5 wickets, 29 June.
Scorecard Clontarf beat St Johnston by 163 runs, 29 June.
Scorecard Pembroke beat Merrion by 3 wickets, 29 June.
Scorecard Railway Union lost to The Hills by 2 wickets, 29 June.
Round 2
Scorecard Pembroke beat Cork County by 55 runs, 8 June.
Scorecard The Hills beat Bready by 59 runs, 8 June.
Scorecard North Down beat Phoenix by 7 wickets, 8 June.
Scorecard Merrion beat Ardmore by 63 runs, 8 June.
Scorecard Fox Lodge lost to Clontarf by 9 wickets (D/L), 8 June.
Scorecard St Johnston beat Strabane by 50 runs, 8 June.
  • Irish Cup
    Waringstown lost to Railway Union (1-3) in a bowlout.
    The Lawn, 8 June.
  • Irish Cup
    Coleraine beat YMCA (3-2) in a bowlout.
    Sandel Lane, 8 June.
Round 1
  • Ardmore beat North County by 11 runs.
    Bleachgreen, 25 May.
    Ardmore 143 (40.2 overs, P McDowell 28, E Richardson 3-25, T Affleck 3-27, I Bertram 2-31)
    North County 128 (42.0 overs, T Richardson 34, G Neely 3-16, A Riddles 2-26, D Curry 2-27)
    DL Method: par score 139 in 45 overs.
    Scorecard
  • Strabane beat Lurgan by 6 wickets.
    Strabane Park, 25 May.
    Lurgan 87 (32.2 overs, S Chambers 32, M Bentley 3-6, M Snodgrass 3-23, J Robinson 2-1)
    Strabane 88-4 (18.0 overs, C Grieve 2-38)
    Scorecard
  • St Johnston beat CSNI by 130 runs.
    BoatHole, 25 May.
    St Johnston 213 (49.2 overs, J Wallia 60, M Rankin 35, I McBeth 31, A Cowden 4-37, M Adair 3-35, G Nieuwoudt 2-29)
    CSNI 83 (23.5 overs, C Beverland 52, D Lapsley 5-21, N Cole 3-16, J Wallia 2-3)
    Scorecard
  • Instonians lost to Railway Union (0-2) in a bowlout.
    Shaw's Bridge, 25 May.
  • Waringstown beat Terenure by 69 runs.
    The Lawn, 25 May.
    Waringstown 178 (40.2 overs, S Khan 49, L Nelson 25, S Moreton 4-30, K Brennan 3-35, C Kelly 2-37)
    Terenure 104 (36.1 overs, U Jehangir 37, G Kidd 4-17, S Khan 2-16, K McCallan 2-21)
    DL Method: par score 173 in 46 overs.
    Scorecard
  • Leinster lost to Fox Lodge by 9 wickets.
    Rathmines, 25 May.
    Leinster 85 (19.3 overs, C Mallon 31, T Khan 2-7, G Heywood 2-19, I Hussain 2-15)
    Fox Lodge 88-1 (17.1 overs, I Hussain 35*)
    Scorecard
  • Merrion beat Muckamore by 44 runs.
    Ballsbridge, 25 May.
    Merrion 208-5 (30.0 overs, B Thompson 63, T Kame 53, T Smith 49, N Gill 3-43)
    Muckamore 84 (13.5 overs, P Fisher 27, D Carolus 3-4, D Watkins 3-17)
    DL Method: par score 128 in 15 overs.
    Scorecard
  • Phoenix beat Brigade by 13 runs.
    Phoenix Park, 25 May.
    Phoenix 119
    Brigade 40-4
    DL Method: par score 53 .
    Scorecard
  • Downpatrick lost to YMCA (0-3) in a bowlout.
    The Meadow, 18 May.
  • Glendermott lost to The Hills by 5 wickets.
    Rectory, 18 May.
    Glendermott 163 (43.4 overs, R Silva 46, L Clinton 3-25 )
    The Hills 154-5 (31.3 overs, C McLoughlin 58)
    DL Method: par score 153 in 42 overs.
    Scorecard
  • North County v Ardmore - no result.
    Balrothery, 10 May.
    Ardmore 136-7 (37.3 overs, A Riddles 50*, G Neely 43*, D Curry 29, E Richardson 3-25, I Bertram 2-14)
    North County 17-1 (3.0 overs)
  • Clontarf beat Lisburn by 8 wickets.
    Castle Avenue, 10 May.
    Lisburn 129-8 (30.0 overs, C Ervine 40, A Poynter 2-15, A Craig 2-20, J Morrissey 2-20)
    Clontarf 101-2 (18.1 overs, A Cusack 33*, A POynter 30*)
    DL Method: par score 100 in 20 overs.
    Scorecard
  • Eglinton forfeited to North Down.
    Eglinton, 10 May.
    North Down 82-4 (10.0 overs, J Terrett 25)
    Scorecard
  • Bready beat Ballymena by 91 runs.
    Magheramason, 10 May.
    Bready 176-3 (30.0 overs, D Barr 82, E Kemm 39*)
    Ballymena 85 (24.0 overs, M Fleming 4-5, E Kemm 2-3, R Barr 2-12)
    Scorecard
  • Coleraine beat CIYMS by 18 runs.
    Sandel Lodge, 10 May.
    Coleraine 138-8 (26.0 overs, K Vardhan 40, J Ring 28, R van der Dusssen 3-25, R Boultwood 2-29)
    CIYMS 120-8 (26.0 overs, T Britton 42, J Barnes 2-9, G Burns 2-14)
    Scorecard
  • Pembroke beat Cork Harlequins by 9 wickets.
    Sydney Parade, 10 May.
    Cork Harlequins 44 (14.5 overs, J Cook 6- 11)
    Pembroke 45-1 (5.4 overs)
    Scorecard
  • Cork County beat Donemana by 15 runs.
    Mardyke, 10 May.
    Cork County 171-8 (36.0 overs, M Bauer 68, R O'Keefe 39)
    Donemana 174 (35.0 overs, Andrew McBrine 65, S Joshi 5-37)
    DL Method: par score 189 in 36 overs.
    Scorecard
Reports & Articles
North Down face steep Hills clash
North Down are going to have to do it the hard way if they are to end a 20-year wait for Irish Cup glory.
Irish Senior Cup draw made
The first round draw has been made for the 2015 Irish Senior Cup.
Irish Cup plans shelved
Plans for an overhaul of the Irish Senior Cup have been shelved and players will be surveyed for the views on the future of domestic cricket.
Irish Senior Cup revamp on the cards
Cricket Ireland met yesterday to discuss radical plans to transform the country's leading club competition.
Hills defeat Clontarf in thriller
THE HILLS reclaimed the Irish Senior Cup in a thrilling final yesterday, ruining Clontarf's bid for a clean sweep of cups. In front of a huge, partisan crowd the Fingal side showed all their battling qualities in a nine run victory.
Hills win thriller
The Hills won the RSA Irish Senior Cup for the second time in three years as they beat the holders Clontarf by just nine runs in a thrilling contest at a packed and sun drenched Castle Avenue.
The Hills are alive with the sound of music
The Hills reclaimed the Irish Senior Cup in a thrilling final yesterday, ruining Clontarf's bid for a clean sweep of cups.
Clontarf and The Hills clash in Irish Cup final
Holders Clontarf and 2012 winners The Hills clash in the final of the RSA Irish Senior Cup at Castle Avenue on Saturday (11am).
Clontarf and The Hills clash in Irish Cup final
Holders Clontarf and 2012 winners The Hills clash in the final of the RSA Irish Senior Cup at Castle Avenue on Saturday.
Agony for North Down as Hills fight to the last
There are defeat that are hard to take, and then there are defeats like the one North Down suffered in Sunday's dramatic Irish Cup semi-final defeat by The Hills.
Irish cup all-Leinster affair
The Hills will meet Clontarf in yet another all-Leinster final in the RSA Irish Senior Cup on Saturday after two thrilling semi-finals which went to the last over.
Sorensen believes Hills experience will prove crucial
Max Sorensen believes The Hills' experience and North Down's lack of it can be the difference in tomorrow's RSA Irish Cup semi-final in Comber.
Clontarf and The Hills to contest Irish Cup final
Clontarf and The Hills to meet in Irish Senior Cup final after both win thrilling semi-finals against Pembroke and North Down.
The Hills win thriller against North Down
Last gasp win for The Hills who beat North Down with thrilling fight back.
Coghlan century leads Clontarf to final
Bill Coghlan scored a magnificent 134 as defending champions Clontarf won a last over thriller against fierce rivals Pembroke.
Replays allowed in Irish Senior and National Cups
Cricket Ireland agree to have replays for semi-finals in both Irish Senior and National cups.
North Down on cusp of greatness
It is perhaps the ultimate irony that in a season when they have struggled to recapture their halcyon days in the NCU Premier League and Challenge Cup, North Down stand on the cusp of greatness in the Irish Cup.
Winners one step away yet again
The last two winners of the RSA Irish Senior Cup are each one match away from meeting in the final of this year's competition and making it an all-Leinster decider for the ninth time in 13 years.
Eakin stars in stunning North Down chase
North Down reached the semi-finals of the Irish Cup for the first time in 14 years after pulling off a remarkable run chase to beat Coleraine at Sandel Lodge.
Pembroke hold nerve to defeat Merrion
Pembroke completed the most vital of their two wins over Merrion in the space of nine days to knock the beaten finalists of the last two RSA Irish Cups out of this year's competition.
Leinster sides dominant in Irish Cup
Leinster will have three representatives in the semi-finals of the RSA Irish Senior Cup after an action packed day around the grounds.
Leinster sides dominate Irish Cup
Leinster will have three representatives in the semi-finals of the RSA Irish Senior Cup after an action packed day around the grounds.
North Down and Clontarf end NW interest
The North West's last two representatives in this season's Irish Senior Cup both fell at the quarter final stage on Sunday.
Can North Down end barren spell?
With the notable exception of 2011 the Irish Senior Cup has resided in the hands of the Leinster Cricket Union for the last 10 years. The competition for whatever reason has pretty much been a graveyard for NCU clubs.
Huge weekend for North Down
North Down are the only NCU team left in the RSA Irish Cup - and it's been nine years since that has been written.
Chairman relishing Clontarf Challenge
Former St Johnston captain, and now North West chairman Andrew Fleming suggested that his side were really looking forward to the game and there was no reason why they should be afraid of the job at hand.
Irish Senior and National Cup draws
Quarter final draws for both the RSA Irish Senior and National Cups.
Holders Clontarf progress in Irish Senior Cup
A round-up of all the action in the last eight of the Irish Senior Cup.
Perfect weekend for Merrion
Merrion completed the perfect weekend when they reached the quarter finals of the RSA Irish Senior Cup with a 63 runs victory over Ardmore, despite a century by Decker Curry.
Joy and pain
Coleraine and Waringstown, the champions in the North West and NCU respectively, experienced the joy and heartache of the bowl-out in RSA Irish second round action.
North Down hoping to beat the odds
North Down have a five in seven chance of meeting Dublin opposition in the quarter finals of the RSA Irish Cup.
Centuries in vain for NW sides
Decker Curry and Tabish Khan hit centuries but it wasn't enough to prevent Ardmore and Fox Lodge from going out to Dublin opposition.
Fairy tale continues for St Johnston
St Johnston's Irish Cup adventure is fast turning into a fairy-tale.
Bowl out farce in Irish Cup
Ireland's premier competition was reduced to farce as the Irish Cup's bowl-out rule led to the exit of two of the cup favourites, Waringstown and Dublin YMCA.
St Johnston stun Strabane
St Johnston provided the shock of the round for the second time in a row as they followed up their win over Civil Service North last month by dumping near neighbours Strabane out.
Coghlan stars as Clontarf thump Fox Lodge
Opening stand of 209 between Bill Coghlan and Mark Collier sees Clontarf beat Fox Lodge by 9 wickets.
Railway Union and Coleraine progress after bowl-outs
Dreaded bowl-outs come into play at both Coleraine versus YMCA and Waringstown against Railway Union. North Down and Pembroke also make quarter-finals.
Mc Loughlin and Clinton star as Hills beat Bready
Unbeaten 78 from Cormac McLoughlin and five wicket haul for Luke Clinton sees 2012 winners get the better of Bready.
Merrion outgun Ardmore
Merrion advance to the quarter-finals after 63 run win at home to Ardmore.
On the road again
Teams across Ireland will be on the road today for the second rounds of both the Irish Senior and National Cups.
Waringstown face Railway challenge
Crunch Irish Cup tie in prospect at the Lawn as the second round of the Irish Senior Cup takes place at the weekend.
Red letter day for NW
The region which has been almost wiped out in the first round of the Irish Cup in recent years won four of the remaining five Irish Cup matches and will have six teams in the second round.
Shocks galore in Irish Senior Cup
Ardmore, St Johnston and Phoenix all upset the odds to progress to the last 16 of the Irish Senior Cup.
Eglinton appeal dismissed
Cricket Ireland Cricket Committee reject appeal by Eglinton following their Irish Senior Cup tie against North Down.
Good weekend for YMCA and The Hills
YMCA and The Hills beat the rain and tricky trips north to reach the second round of the RSA Irish Senior Cup
McLoughlin stars as The Hills beat Glendermott
Cormac McLoughlin scores 58 as The Hills beat Glendermott by five wickets.
Irish Senior Cup Draw
The draw has been made for the second round of the Irish Senior Cup.
Eglinton consider appeal
Eglinton have launched an appeal to Cricket Ireland after they were eliminated from the Irish Cup on Saturday night because of a delay in printing out a Duckworth-Lewis sheet.
Luck runs out at Moylena
For a while on Saturday it looked like Moylena would live a charmed life and the Irish Cup tie between Muckamore and Merrion would be finished.
Donemana stunned in Cork
Donemana, the knock-out specialists in the North West crashed out of the Irish Senior Cup at the first hurdle to minnows Cork County.
Take two required in Irish Cups
Pembroke progress but it's take two for the rest of Leinster as rain ruins All-Ireland day.
CI crash out at Coleraine
Coleraine made light of their big challenge as Gordon Cooke's men saw off Belfast side CIYMS to eventually ease through to the next round courtesy of an 18-run win.
Ballymena well beaten by Bready
No such worries for Bready who completed a comprehensive win at home to Ballymena in another rain-affected shoot-out.
Cork shock Donemana
There was a real surprise as Donemana went down at Cork County in the Irish Senior Cup.
Eglinton forced to forfeit against North Down
There was all sorts of confusion and frustration at Eglinton as the home side lost out to North Down on a technicality when in with a real chance of upsetting the NCU giants.
Here's to you Mr Robinson
Not that far away at Skerries, Glendermott put up an admirable performance against The Hills, holding out against the Leinster champions to take this one back to the North West as well.
Riddles and Neely rescue Ardmore
Ardmore faced a stiff task in Fingal as they travelled to take on the competition's multiple-winners North County with a fit again Decker Curry taking his place in the away team's line up.
Weather wreaks havoc with Irish Cup
The weather wreaked havoc with the scheduled first round of the RSA Irish Senior Cup, with just six matches reaching a conclusion.
Who will win the cup?
This weekend sees the start of the All-Ireland competitions with some meaty ties down for decision in the first round of both the Irish Senior and National Cups
NW look to improve dismal record
It is one of the biggest weekends in the Irish cricket calendar this coming Saturday with the first round of the country's premier knockout competition, the Irish Senior Cup, taking centre stage.