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Jessie Ryder smashed 136 from just 57 balls as Otago beat Ireland by three wickets
Jessie Ryder smashed 136 from just 57 balls as Otago beat Ireland by three wickets ©CricketEurope
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Ireland taught harsh lesson Ireland taught harsh lesson ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
IRELAND’S players got a taste of what they can expect at next year’s World Cup finals as their acclimatisation tour ended with a third straight defeat.
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.
Wilson positive despite nightmare tour Wilson positive despite nightmare tour ZZZZ7:14 pmZZZZ
GARY Wilson will tomorrow complete two visits to New Zealand and he has yet to play a game of cricket. The Surrey professional has been the forgotten man on Ireland’s pre-WorldCup acclimatisation tour, so badly affected by injuries and withdrawals.
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.
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Ed Joyce interview Ed Joyce interview ZZZZ4:32 pmZZZZ
CROSSING the road and stepping onto the damp veranda of one of Hove’s trendy coffee haunts, Ed Joyce pulls out a chair and apologises for running late.
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.
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Strabane Saints add a touch of glamour to the club
North West
NW Youth Coaching Initiative Launched NW Youth Coaching Initiative Launched ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
A new initiative by the North West Cricket Union, sees the NW Youth Coaching Clinics for U11, U13 and U15's commence in November and run until Mid December in 3 centres throughout the Union.
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 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 14: Sion Mills NW Review 14: Sion Mills ZZZZ8:22 pmZZZZ
What started off as a season filled with optimism quickly turned into a nightmare ending in relegation from the senior ranks plus being locked out of their ground.
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.
Leinster Lightning with the Newstalk trophy
Leinster
Top Class Throw Competition – 11 more classes have a throw! Top Class Throw Competition – 11 more classes have a throw! ZZZZ3:47 pmZZZZ
St Luke’s National School’s Ms Connelly’s 6th class is still in the lead
Waldron and Metcalfe top Leinster Women's averages Waldron and Metcalfe top Leinster Women's averages ZZZZ1:15 pmZZZZ
The Leinster Women's senior averages for the top three divisions have shown there is considerable talent in the region and encouraging signs too in depth, which mightn't always have been the case in days gone by.
Table cricket in Leinster Table cricket in Leinster ZZZZ12:43 amZZZZ
Recently we engaged with the ladies in Dun Laoighire Rathdown County Council –Phena and Gwen, in their ‘Active Energise’ day as part of Social Inclusion Week.

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.
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 15: Downpatrick NCU Review 15: Downpatrick ZZZZ12:30 amZZZZ
It was a relatively successful season for Downpatrick who won 11 and lost 7 of their 18 Section One games to finish in joint second place behind promoted Carrickfergus and level on 44 points with Woodvale and Lurgan.
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.
The Munster XI which dew with the MCC at The Mardyke.
Munster
Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (5) Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (5) ZZZZ11:02 pmZZZZ
Private Frederick William Day (c1854–1916).
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.
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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
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, NZ
Ireland XI 248-8 (50 overs, A Balbirnie 59, A Poynter 38, S Poynter 32*, A McBrine 43*)
Otago 251-7 (31.5 overs, J Ryder 136, I Robertson 53, G McCarter 2-46, A McBrine 2-38)
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Gary Wilson looks forward to joining Ireland's tour to Australia and New Zealand