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Phil Simmons is calling for greater financial and fixtures support to take Irish cricket to the next level
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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.
And then there were 14! And then there were 14! ZZZZ10:12 amZZZZ
Confirmation that William Porterfield has left Ireland’s pre-World Cup tour came shortly before 1am in New Zealand and is the latest, devastating blow to what is proving to be a jinxed four weeks Down Under.
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.
Ireland raring to go Ireland raring to go ZZZZ7:24 pmZZZZ
The Ireland squad are raring to get back into action when they begin the New Zealand leg of their pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour.
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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 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.
Donegal ‘Cricket in the Park’ Donegal ‘Cricket in the Park’ ZZZZ1:44 pmZZZZ
The local communities of Donegal witnessed the introduction of cricket to the masses through an initiative suitably named ‘Cricket in the Park’.
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
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.
Final Division 1 Averages Final Division 1 Averages ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
The leading averages for 2014 and the individual trophy winners.
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 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 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.
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.
NW Review 9: Lurgan NW Review 9: Lurgan ZZZZ8:23 pmZZZZ
A steady season for Lurgan who miss out on promotion but get a deserved joint second place in Section One.
NCU Review 10: Dundrum NCU Review 10: Dundrum ZZZZ7:13 pmZZZZ
It was a baptism of fire in Section One for Dundrum, but despite suffering relegation, it's not all doom and gloom for the club with encouraging developments in their youth section.
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)
 
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Gary Wilson looks forward to joining Ireland's tour to Australia and New Zealand