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David Delany will have an operation on his knee later this month, ruling him out of action for at least two months.
Ireland have named their squads for the forthcoming tour of West Indies, axing all-rounders Stuart Thompson and Shane Getkate.
Rush batsman Stephen Doheny has been on a real roll in Australia, with his 170 at the weekend the latest in a series of eye catching innings.
Highly rated Australia and New South Wales U19 player Ryan Hackney is the new overseas professional at The Hills for the 2020 season.
Many of you will already be aware of the performance of the week, when Stephen Doheny top-scored with a huge 170 runs in Randwick Petersham’s 2nd Grade game against Blacktown Mounties on Saturday.
Andrew Balbirnie will assume captaincy of the Ireland T20 side, meaning he will lead Ireland in all three formats.
Tributes have been paid to Tim Murtagh who has announced his retirement from Ireland after opting to sign a two-year deal with his county, Middlesex.
Tim Murtagh has become the second player in the last month to retire from international cricket with Ireland, opting to continue his county career with Middlesex by signing a two-year deal.
On Saturday, Kim Garth’s Perth Scorchers beat SYdney Sixers by 52 runs in he WBBL, Garth taking 2-15 in her 4 overs. On Sunday they played again, and the Scorchers had an 8 wicket win, Garth bowling 2 overs (0-21).
Ryan Hunter could be set for a return to his native North West, with the CIYMS batsman believed to be heading back next season.
Following on from the acquisition of Stuart Thompson, CSNI have signed batsman Ross Adair from Holywood ahead of the 2020 season.
CIYMS have confirmed the signing of wicketkeeper-batsman David Miller from Muckamore.
It wasn't the greatest of seasons for the Bannsiders, but they did come with a late surge to maintain their Premiership survival.
The runner was Andrew Balbirnie, as ever doing the extra mile, literally, with a dedication which has, for the last two years, made him Ireland's No.3 batsman in every format, and last week rewarded him with the captaincy of the Test and one-day international sides.
Malahide will have Indian all-rounder Saurabh Bandekar as their overseas professional for the 2020 campaign.
It was a return to the top flight for the Rectory club, and they managed to retain their Premier status, albeit in dramatic circumstances, and had the bonus of a senior cup final appearance.
Irish international Stuart Thompson has informed Eglinton he is leaving, and is believed to be on his way to the NCU.
Civil Service North of Ireland Cricket Club recently held their Annual Awards Night at the Pavilion, Stormont giving Club members and supporters an opportunity to talk about the season just past and to celebrate success.
In what is the biggest piece of news so far during this off-season, it has been confirmed that overseas professional Andre Malan won’t be returning to CSNI for a third campaign in 2020.
Instonians all-rounder Nikolai Smith will depart Belfast later this month for Muscat in Oman as he prepares to meet up with the Italian national side for the first time.
12 clubs have benefitted from the Irish governments Sports Capital Programme to the tune of €351 525 in the latest announcement.