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Jessie Ryder who smashed 136 from just 57 balls as Otago beat Ireland by three wickets
Jessie Ryder who smashed 136 from just 57 balls as Otago beat Ireland by three wickets ©CricketEurope
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Ryder demolishes Ireland Ryder demolishes Ireland ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
JESSIE RYDER'S brutal assault on Ireland's seamers saw Otago defeat the tourists by three wickets in the final match of their World Cup acclimatisation tour in Lincoln.
The tour that keeps on taking The tour that keeps on taking ZZZZ7:31 amZZZZ
THE tour that was supposed to give Ireland’s likely World Cup squad invaluable match practice in Australia and New Zealand just keeps on taking.
Ireland slump to emphatic loss against Canterbury Ireland slump to emphatic loss against Canterbury ZZZZ10:17 amZZZZ
Ireland slumped to a 117 runs loss against Canterbury in their penultimate game in New Zealand.
Simmons frustration at nightmare tour Simmons frustration at nightmare tour ZZZZ10:11 amZZZZ
NATIONAL coach Phil Simmons has spoken of his frustration as Ireland’s pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour Down Under enters its final week.
Ireland match abandoned Ireland match abandoned ZZZZ7:19 amZZZZ
Ireland's scheduled game against New Zealand has been abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Porterfield blow for Ireland Porterfield blow for Ireland ZZZZ8:45 pmZZZZ
A mystery illness was the explanation for his absence in Thursday’s three wickets defeat to Northern Districts and no-one is expecting him to return for the game against the New Zealand XI.
Other News Headlines
Nightmare continues as Simmons leaves tour Nightmare continues as Simmons leaves tour ZZZZ8:48 pmZZZZ
Ireland coach Phil Simmons leaves Ireland tour early to fly to Trinidad to be with ill mother.
Young one of the few positives on tour from hell Young one of the few positives on tour from hell ZZZZ7:58 pmZZZZ
IT’S been called the “tour from hell” and the “jinxed tour” but one player who has risen above all the injuries and withdrawals with Ireland in Australia and New Zealand is Bready’s Craig Young.
Simmons relishing Australia clash Simmons relishing Australia clash ZZZZ4:46 pmZZZZ
Phil Simmons is already looking forward to the icing on the cake of a busy summer of cricket for Ireland in 2015 - the chance to do battle with Australia
Ireland name youth squads Ireland name youth squads ZZZZ6:13 pmZZZZ
The squads will each take part in two national training weekends over the course of the winter, as well as attending regular sessions within their respective regions.
Simmons seeking improved fortunes for Ireland Simmons seeking improved fortunes for Ireland ZZZZ6:54 pmZZZZ
Ireland coach Phil Simmons looking for financial backing and more fixtures if Ireland are to take their cricket to the next level.
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Provincial News
Strabane Saints add a touch of glamour to the club
North West
NW Review 13: St Johnston NW Review 13: St Johnston ZZZZ6:04 amZZZZ
Season to remember for the Donegal club as they clinch the Championship title.
NW coaching opportunities NW coaching opportunities ZZZZ2:10 pmZZZZ
The NWCU is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified coaches from the region to support the Regional Development Squad coaching Programme.
NW Review 10: Eglinton NW Review 10: Eglinton ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
Stuart Thompson the stand-out performer in a year of struggle for the village club.
NW Review 11: Fox Lodge NW Review 11: Fox Lodge ZZZZ1:18 pmZZZZ
A season to forget for the Ballymagorry club who finished bottom of the Premier League after winning just two games all season.
NW Review 5: Burndennett NW Review 5: Burndennett ZZZZ7:48 pmZZZZ
It was a case of so near, yet so far as Burndennett fell at the final hurdle denying them a first ever appearance in the top flight of NW cricket.
NW Review 7: Creevedonnell NW Review 7: Creevedonnell ZZZZ7:12 pmZZZZ
Season very much to forget for Creevedonnell who struggle on all fronts.
Leinster Lightning with the Newstalk trophy
Leinster
DCU and CI forge partnership DCU and CI forge partnership ZZZZ5:53 pmZZZZ
Cricket Ireland and Dublin City University have announced a new partnership which will see DCU become an Official Partner to the organisation.
Top Class Throw Competition starts with a hit! Top Class Throw Competition starts with a hit! ZZZZ11:50 amZZZZ
This week saw the start of the search for the best throwing class in the Fingal area.
Fingal School Yard Cricket proves to be great success Fingal School Yard Cricket proves to be great success ZZZZ1:09 pmZZZZ
Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster have over the last few years visited over 40 schools in the Fingal area delivering ‘Introduction to Cricket’ sessions in National schools.
Fingal ‘Top Class Throw’ competition Fingal ‘Top Class Throw’ competition ZZZZ11:05 amZZZZ
Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster are starting a new venture in National schools all over Fingal.
Greystones relocates to Druids Glen Resort Greystones relocates to Druids Glen Resort ZZZZ8:15 pmZZZZ
Greystones moves permanently to the resort’s stunning grounds this month.
Inclusion cricket in Leinster this winter Inclusion cricket in Leinster this winter ZZZZ2:01 pmZZZZ
This week saw the start of our 3rd season with the Gladiators inclusion group in Collinstown South Dublin.
The four senior league winning captains receive their trophies at The NCU Awards dinner from Stephen Cruise of Ulster bank and giest speaker Robert Croft
Northern
NCU Under 11 Development squad NCU Under 11 Development squad ZZZZ9:28 amZZZZ
The Northern Cricket Union Regional Development Squad Autumn sessions got under way on Sunday at the University of Ulster’s Jordanstown Sports Centre.
Umpire Ernie McCormick has died Umpire Ernie McCormick has died ZZZZ1:26 pmZZZZ
A look back at the life of Ernie McCormick in football and cricket.
NCU Review 8: Waringstown NCU Review 8: Waringstown ZZZZ1:17 pmZZZZ
What could and perhaps should have been a trophy laden season ended with Waringstown doing a Devon Loch and finishing the campaign empty-handed.
NCU confirms 2014 award winners NCU confirms 2014 award winners ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
Lee Nelson is the leading batsman and all rounder for 2014 season.
NCU Review 14: Templepatrick NCU Review 14: Templepatrick ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
An excellent season for Templepatrick in Section One with Bob Homani, Jay Hunter and Robert Smith all having superb campaigns.
NCU Review 13: Derriaghy NCU Review 13: Derriaghy ZZZZ2:35 pmZZZZ
Mixed season for Derriaghy who finish comfortably in mid-table thanks primarily to the batting efforts of professional Kaushik Aphale.
The Munster XI which dew with the MCC at The Mardyke.
Munster
Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (4) Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (4) ZZZZ11:02 amZZZZ
Staff Sergeant Thomas Patrick Holloway (c.1893-1917)
Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (3) Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (3) ZZZZ11:00 amZZZZ
Captain Eustace H Cubitt (1889-1917)
Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (2) Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (2) ZZZZ10:58 amZZZZ
Captain Learo AH Hackett (1884-1918).
Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (1) Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (1) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Lt. Henry R. Inigo-Jones (1891-1914)
It's not just the hurlers in Tipperary It's not just the hurlers in Tipperary ZZZZ2:07 amZZZZ
Some young Tipperary cricketers have also been shining on the cricket fields of Ireland.
Simmons stars as President's XI beat Cork County Simmons stars as President's XI beat Cork County ZZZZ5:36 pmZZZZ
Ireland coach Phil Simmons stole the show as he top scored as the Cricket Ireland President's XI beat Cork County in a special 140th anniversary match at The Mardyke.
Live Coverage
Leinster Lightning beat Northern Knights by 2 wickets
Northern Knights 192 all out (47.5 overs)
Leinster Lightning 194-8 (43.5 overs)
 
 Otago beat Ireland XI by 3 wickets
At Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, NZ
23 October 2014
Otago Win by 3 wkts
Ireland XI 248-8 closed (Overs 50, A Balbirnie 59, AD Poynter 38, SW Poynter 32*, AR McBrine 43*, RF Badenhorst 2-24, NB Beard 2-27)
Otago 251-7 closed (Overs 31.5, JD Ryder 136 (57 balls, 18x4,8x6), IA Robertson 53, GJ McCarter 2-46, AR McBrine 2-38)
Otago won by 3 wickets
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Gary Wilson looks forward to joining Ireland's tour to Australia and New Zealand