Leinster News 2014
Fingal Festival of Cricket over Summer Fingal Festival of Cricket over Summer ( ) ZZZZ1:56 pmZZZZ
It was a fun filled and busy summer for cricket all over the Fingal area. Children were playing all forms of cricket – Backyard, street, club matches, tournaments
Leinster delight at Chase success Leinster delight at Chase success ( ) ZZZZ10:12 amZZZZ
Cricket Leinster's strong links with Durham reaped huge benefits for the county this week as Peter Chase took five wickets on debut against Nottinghamshire.
Denis Law of Dublin Denis Law of Dublin ( ) ZZZZ9:51 amZZZZ
Former player Albert van der Merwe hits 28 off an over to win league title for YMCA and relegate The Hills in the process.
Johnston and Lewis delight at YMCA title Johnston and Lewis delight at YMCA title ( ) ZZZZ1:52 pmZZZZ
Trent Johnston and Alan Lewis speak to CricketEurope after their title triumph.
Merrion fluff their lines Merrion fluff their lines ( ) ZZZZ6:40 pmZZZZ
MERRION fluffed their lines when it mattered to hand YMCA a glorious chance to win the RSA League Division One title tomorrow night.
Crucial weekend in store Crucial weekend in store ( ) ZZZZ11:48 amZZZZ
Just seven days after being crowned Irish Cup holders, The Hills are staring relegation in the face from the top flight of Leinster cricket.
YMCA claim Intermediate Cup YMCA claim Intermediate Cup ( ) ZZZZ6:32 pmZZZZ
YOUTH will have its day, they say, and it is almost certain that day fell last Saturday.
Thumping win for Leinster Under 11 Thumping win for Leinster Under 11 ( ) ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
Half century from Nathan Maguire helps Leinster Under 11s to convincing 91 run win against Eryri.
Leinster do double over English counties Leinster do double over English counties ( ) ZZZZ10:10 amZZZZ
The Leinster Under 15 girls have a day to remember at the Malvern Festival as they defeat Somerset and Gloucestershire.
Johnston stars as Leinster Girls destroy Wales Johnston stars as Leinster Girls destroy Wales ( ) ZZZZ11:03 pmZZZZ
Claudia Johnston hits unbeaten 78 as Leinster Under 15 girls beat Wales by 7 wickets.
Leinster youngsters set for Sri Lankan trial by spin Leinster youngsters set for Sri Lankan trial by spin ( ) ZZZZ1:24 pmZZZZ
Six Leinster teenagers given opportunity to take part in 9 day camp in Sri Lanka.
Leinster girls thump Hampshire Leinster girls thump Hampshire ( ) ZZZZ9:57 pmZZZZ
Robyn Lewis stars as Leinster Under 15 girls record 9 wicket win over Hampshire.
Streek strikes as Leinster crush Munster Streek strikes as Leinster crush Munster ( ) ZZZZ10:33 pmZZZZ
Sam Streek takes four wickets for just 3 runs as Leinster U15's crushed Munster by 146 runs to complete a 3-0 series win.
Leinster beat Devon in Malvern Trophy Leinster beat Devon in Malvern Trophy ( ) ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
Leinster Under 13 girls make winning start to Malvern Festival with thrilling two run win against Devon.
Leinster U15's too strong for Munster Leinster U15's too strong for Munster ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Half centuries for Andrew Vincent and Dean Brogan set up convincing 85 run win for Leinster over Munster in Under 15 inter-pro game.
Leinster U13 girls lose twice Leinster U13 girls lose twice ( ) ZZZZ8:44 pmZZZZ
Batting woes for Leinster Under 13 girls as they lose heavily to Hampshire and Sussex.
Another big win for Leinster against Munster Another big win for Leinster against Munster ( ) ZZZZ8:21 pmZZZZ
Leinster Under 15's scored another thumping win against Munster at The Mardyke.
Under 9 and 11 girls tournament Under 9 and 11 girls tournament ( ) ZZZZ9:15 pmZZZZ
The Hills will host an Under 9 and 11 girls tournament on Friday.
Tector and Garth star as Leinster beat Cornwall Tector and Garth star as Leinster beat Cornwall ( ) ZZZZ3:04 pmZZZZ
Three wickets apiece for Tim Tector and JJ Garth lead Leinster Under 13's to 34 run win against Cornwall in Taunton Festival.
Johnston pulls stumps on Irish adventure Johnston pulls stumps on Irish adventure ( ) ZZZZ1:31 pmZZZZ
Trent Johnston is pulling stumps on his Irish adventure after a glorious decade and returning 'home' to take up a coaching role with New South Wales at the end of the season.
Third defeat for Leinster U13s at Taunton Festival Third defeat for Leinster U13s at Taunton Festival ( ) ZZZZ10:59 pmZZZZ
Cian Nulty's 5 wickets haul isn't enough to stave off another defeat for Leinster U13's against Kent.
Death of Ian Burns Death of Ian Burns ( ) ZZZZ5:23 pmZZZZ
THE worlds of cricket and rugby were shocked at the untimely death today of Ian Burns (58). The former YMCA player died on holidays in Co Galway.
Malahide in pole position Malahide in pole position ( ) ZZZZ9:49 pmZZZZ
Malahide look well placed to be Division Two champions after beating Pembroke Seconds whilst second placed Cork County lost at Leinster.
Gloucestershire beat Leinster by 43 runs Gloucestershire beat Leinster by 43 runs ( ) ZZZZ6:05 pmZZZZ
Gloucestershire beat Leinster Under 13's by 43 runs in the Taunton Festival.
Leinster slump to Yorkshire defeat Leinster slump to Yorkshire defeat ( ) ZZZZ6:20 pmZZZZ
Leinster Under 13's have lost their first match of the Taunton Festival against Yorkshire by 95 runs.
North and South Leinster U17s named North and South Leinster U17s named ( ) ZZZZ8:18 amZZZZ
The teams for Thurdsay's T20 under 17 boys Challenge Series between North Leinster and South Leinster have been named.
South Leinster win T20 series South Leinster win T20 series ( ) ZZZZ7:30 pmZZZZ
South Leinster claim inaugural T20 Under 17 series after dramatic super over.
Leinster youth XI to play Ireland U15 Leinster youth XI to play Ireland U15 ( ) ZZZZ1:17 amZZZZ
Stephen Doheny captains Leinster U15's against Ireland U15's at Phoenix,
Garth stars as Pembroke prove too strong for YMCA Garth stars as Pembroke prove too strong for YMCA ( ) ZZZZ8:49 amZZZZ
Kim Garth scored an unbeaten 61 and took three wickets as Pembroke beat YMCA to win Leinster Women's Senior Cup final.
Leinster squad for Taunton Leinster squad for Taunton ( ) ZZZZ6:30 amZZZZ
Cricket Leinster have named a strong squad for the annual Taunton cricket festival.
South Dublin squad named South Dublin squad named ( ) ZZZZ6:26 amZZZZ
The South Dublin under 13 XI to play Bedford Modern School in their annual Challenge match at Corkagh Park on Wednesday 9th July (12 noon start) has been chosen.
O'Connor and Siddell given selectorial roles O'Connor and Siddell given selectorial roles ( ) ZZZZ6:16 pmZZZZ
Rob O'Connor and Chris Siddell have been appointed to the national women's selection panel, with current selector Nigel Pyne stepping up to be Chairman of the National Women's Selection panel.
Leinster leave another NE community happy Leinster leave another NE community happy ( ) ZZZZ6:26 pmZZZZ
Leinster Cricket Union continued its policy of supporting the local community while on their iconic tour of the North East in June by hosting a free community coaching evening.
St Catherine's beat St Matthew's in Leprechaun Cup final St Catherine's beat St Matthew's in Leprechaun Cup final ( ) ZZZZ1:23 amZZZZ
St Catherine's of Rush are this year's Antalis Leprechaun Cup champions after an 80 run win against St Matthew's of Irishtown.
NUSC win decider against Leinster NUSC win decider against Leinster ( ) ZZZZ8:31 amZZZZ
NUSC win by 136 runs and reclaim the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Championship Trophy.
Heavy defeat for Leinster Development XI Heavy defeat for Leinster Development XI ( ) ZZZZ12:10 amZZZZ
Leinster's Development squad suffered a thumping 109-run defeat in the second match of their England tour against NUSC.
Leprechaun Cup Cailiní finals Leprechaun Cup Cailiní finals ( ) ZZZZ10:53 amZZZZ
Yesterday, the Leprechaun Cup Cailiní finals day took place in Malahide Cricket Club on the hottest day of the summer so far!
Leinster start tour with win Leinster start tour with win ( ) ZZZZ2:57 pmZZZZ
Lorcan and Fiachra Tucker took the honours as the Leinster Development squad began their tour of England with a morale boosting 46-run victory over NUSC in County Durham.
Leinster Development squad to tour North East Leinster Development squad to tour North East ( ) ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
The Leinster development squad depart to Durham to complete their 11th tour to the North East of England.
Fingal Festival of Cricket Fingal Festival of Cricket ( ) ZZZZ9:55 amZZZZ
Eight wonderful days of cricket blitzes were held for pupils in both 4th & 5th classes during the month of May and also newly started Girls Blitzes for 5th/ 6th Classes.
Leprechaun Cup enters crucial phase Leprechaun Cup enters crucial phase ( ) ZZZZ1:53 pmZZZZ
With the conclusion of the ‘Super league’ attention now turns to the remaining games in this year’s Antalis sponsored Leprechaun Cup.
Hand wins find a bowler competition Hand wins find a bowler competition ( ) ZZZZ12:35 amZZZZ
North County Cricket Club’s Fionn Hand has won Leinster Lightning’s first ‘Find a Bowler’ competition, held in North Kildare and Leinster Cricket Clubs.
The 64 year-old Rush Riddle The 64 year-old Rush Riddle ( ) ZZZZ4:12 pmZZZZ
Can you solve the mystery that has Irish cricketing historians scratching their heads?
CUS win Primary School Super League CUS win Primary School Super League ( ) ZZZZ4:36 pmZZZZ
CUS completed an excellent victory in the ‘Super League’ final, played in glorious sunshine at Pembroke Cricket Club.
Primary Schools Super League reaches final stages Primary Schools Super League reaches final stages ( ) ZZZZ6:19 pmZZZZ
Sydney Parade will host the second semi-final on Tuesday at 1 30pm and the Final on Wednesday.
Dublin City Council team up with Cricket Leinster Dublin City Council team up with Cricket Leinster ( ) ZZZZ5:53 pmZZZZ
The partnership between Dublin City Council and Cricket Leinster will see schools and youth camps across the Dublin City Council region receive visits from qualified cricket coaches.
Leprechaun Cup results Leprechaun Cup results ( ) ZZZZ1:19 pmZZZZ
Six wickets for Jack Barry and half century for Simon O'Kelly the highlights from latest round of Leprechaun Cup games.
Ryan Hopkins Blog: Strange first three weeks Ryan Hopkins Blog: Strange first three weeks ( ) ZZZZ4:02 pmZZZZ
Pembroke opener Ryan Hopkins reflects on a remarkable opening three weeks to the domestic season.
Leprechaun Cup league results Leprechaun Cup league results ( ) ZZZZ8:08 pmZZZZ
Latest results from the prestigious Leprechaun Cup Super League including good performances by Will McDonald, Harry Lynch, Jack Davy and Charlie Johnston.
The Professionals The Professionals ( ) ZZZZ9:28 amZZZZ
Not Bodie and Doyle but a look at the overseas players gracing the playing fields of Dublin this summer.
Antalis to support Leinster schools programme Antalis to support Leinster schools programme ( ) ZZZZ9:41 amZZZZ
As the 2014 schools cricket season gets underway Cricket Leinster have received a timely boost with the announcement of a three-year sponsorship deal with Antalis Ltd.
Leinster Lightning searching for new star bowler Leinster Lightning searching for new star bowler ( ) ZZZZ2:05 pmZZZZ
Win an opportunity to be part of the Lightning squad for 2014 T20 day at Pembroke
Fingal Easter camp huge success Fingal Easter camp huge success ( ) ZZZZ3:18 pmZZZZ
Over 200 school children attended a number of Easter coaching camps held within Fingal cricket clubs.
Cricket Workshop for Teachers Cricket Workshop for Teachers ( ) ZZZZ1:06 pmZZZZ
Coaching staff from the Leinster Cricket Union will soon be running the above workshop for school teachers and Dublin City Council sports staff.
Leinster name interprovincial squads Leinster name interprovincial squads ( ) ZZZZ3:20 pmZZZZ
John Mooney instated as captain of Leinster Lightning replacing Kevin O'Brien.
Fisher joins YMCA Fisher joins YMCA ( ) ZZZZ5:57 pmZZZZ
Terenure skipper departs on even of new season.
Leinster Schools cricket starts with a bang Leinster Schools cricket starts with a bang ( ) ZZZZ9:24 amZZZZ
The Leinster Schools season is up and running and already some exciting games have been played.
Big numbers at Easter training camp Big numbers at Easter training camp ( ) ZZZZ12:06 amZZZZ
The sessions have been as well attended as they have been in years gone by, approximately 30 girls attending each session. A total of 59 girls have been coached intensively over the 3-day camp.
Fingal coaching course great success Fingal coaching course great success ( ) ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
The working relationship between Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster is expanding all the time.
Carlow Indoor Tournament Carlow Indoor Tournament ( ) ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
Fours, sixes and run-outs were the order of the day as 48 local children recently participated in the first ever National Schools ‘Street 20’ Cricket Competition at IT Carlow.
Youth to the fore in Lightning clash Youth to the fore in Lightning clash ( ) ZZZZ9:17 amZZZZ
Just one of the Leinster Lightning players who played at the recent World Twenty20 has been named in the squad to play Ireland Under 19 next week.
Mooney returns to skipper Lightning Mooney returns to skipper Lightning ( ) ZZZZ1:17 pmZZZZ
John Mooney will skipper Leinster Lightning in their friendly game against the Irish Under 19's next week.
ICC Level 1 Scorers Course ICC Level 1 Scorers Course ( ) ZZZZ8:48 pmZZZZ
Level One Scorers Course being held on May 25th.
European Week Against Racism European Week Against Racism ( ) ZZZZ8:21 amZZZZ
While the T20 World Cups are being held in Bangladesh at the moment, the two annual SDCC 'European Week Against Racism' Sports blitzes took place recently at Clondalkin Leisure Centre.
Mount Anville Teacher Training Course Mount Anville Teacher Training Course ( ) ZZZZ11:37 amZZZZ
A highly successful coaching workshop was run at Mount Anville School recently with 13 Leinster based PE teachers attending.
Fingal Welcome to Cricket courses Fingal Welcome to Cricket courses ( ) ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
Cricket Leinster in conjunction with Fingal County Council is running ‘Welcome to Cricket’ Courses.
Hills take on NW Warriors Hills take on NW Warriors ( ) ZZZZ1:35 amZZZZ
The North West Head Coach Bobby Rao will be bringing his charges to the Vineyard on Sunday the 13th of April to take on The Hills First X1 in our first pre-season friendly of 2014
Dundalk CC and St Vincents School Dundalk CC and St Vincents School ( ) ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
Dundalk CC marched in the St Patrick's Day Parade including fourteen girls resplendent in their whites from St Vincents Secondary School cricket team.
PJ Moor signs for YMCA PJ Moor signs for YMCA ( ) ZZZZ4:53 pmZZZZ
23 year old Zimbabwean joins YMCA from CIYMS.
Further cricket for teachers course Further cricket for teachers course ( ) ZZZZ10:47 pmZZZZ
The course will cover areas like batting, bowling, fielding/games and will also involve a separate scorer’s course for interested teachers and/or students.
Cabinteely CC start a youth section Cabinteely CC start a youth section ( ) ZZZZ2:07 pmZZZZ
3-day Easter camp planned for U13s at Loughlinstown Leisure Centre.
North County sign Affleck North County sign Affleck ( ) ZZZZ9:46 amZZZZ
Tim Affleck (24) is a batting all-rounder who has enjoyed a prolific season in the Sydney Grade Competition for North Sydney.
Cricket for teachers Cricket for teachers ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
South Dublin County Council & Leinster Cricket Union will be hosting a 'Cricket for Teachers' course in the South Dublin area.
Welcome to cricket courses in Fingal Welcome to cricket courses in Fingal ( ) ZZZZ9:46 amZZZZ
Cricket Leinster in conjunction with Fingal County Council is running ‘Welcome to Cricket’ Courses.
Leinster coaching sessions start again Leinster coaching sessions start again ( ) ZZZZ12:14 amZZZZ
The Leinster coaching clinics commence again on Friday, March 21st with the fourth block of sessions taking place at venues in both West and South Dublin.
Dublin University annual quiz Dublin University annual quiz ( ) ZZZZ2:05 amZZZZ
Dublin University CC kicks off the season with its annual quiz at 8pm next Monday night, 10th March, in the Lombard.
South African tour resounding success South African tour resounding success ( ) ZZZZ3:42 amZZZZ
Brian O'Rourke hails South African tour as an amazing experience that will be remembered by all for many years to come.
Leinster finish South African tour on winning note Leinster finish South African tour on winning note ( ) ZZZZ7:25 amZZZZ
Cameron Shoebridge half century sees Leinster finish tour on successful note.
Leinster announce Girls U17 squad Leinster announce Girls U17 squad ( ) ZZZZ11:26 amZZZZ
A training squad has been selected for coaching sessions currently being held in Kings Hospital. The three coaching sessions will give the girls an opportunity to further develop their skills.
Tons for Currie and Anders in Leinster romp Tons for Currie and Anders in Leinster romp ( ) ZZZZ5:04 amZZZZ
Colin Currie and Rory Anders score hundreds as they share partnership of 212 in comfortable win in South Africa.
Rory Anders stars in draw against St John's Rory Anders stars in draw against St John's ( ) ZZZZ8:58 amZZZZ
Rory Anders top scores with 65 in drawn game against St John's.
Five star Tucker the hero as Leinster win thriller against Muir College Five star Tucker the hero as Leinster win thriller against Muir College ( ) ZZZZ11:02 amZZZZ
Fiachra Tucker takes five wickets as Leinster Under 16's beat Muir College by three runs in South Africa
Leinster announce Girls Under 15 Training Squad Leinster announce Girls Under 15 Training Squad ( ) ZZZZ10:34 pmZZZZ
A training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held in North County.
Leinster U16's lose tour opener Leinster U16's lose tour opener ( ) ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
Leinster lose low scoring game in tour opener in Port Elizabeth.
Phoenix get Lucky Phoenix get Lucky ( ) ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
Phoenix Cricket Club is delighted to announce three new additions to their coaching team as the club continues to invest in the future.
Moreton and Kelly join Terenure Moreton and Kelly join Terenure ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
Stephen Moreton and Conor Kelly have joined Terenure as they strengthen their squad for Senior One cricket.
Balbriggan sign Ehtesham Ahmed Balbriggan sign Ehtesham Ahmed ( ) ZZZZ10:46 pmZZZZ
29 year-old all-rounder joins Balbriggan from Terenure.
Leinster Under 13 training squad Leinster Under 13 training squad ( ) ZZZZ10:22 pmZZZZ
No fewer than 48 girls are named in the Leinster Under 13 training squad.
Do the clubs really care about Ireland? Do the clubs really care about Ireland? ( ) ZZZZ1:12 pmZZZZ
THE role of the club in Irish cricket is a frequent matter for debate. Is it merely a centre for a community to play the game and enjoy itself on weekends, with no responsibility to the outside world?
Daniel Hogan Diary (2) Daniel Hogan Diary (2) ( ) ZZZZ9:33 pmZZZZ
It's week four over here in Uitenhage and it couldn’t be going any faster. We are all really enjoying the challenges of living in another country, the opportunity to play good challenging cricket and making friends.
Jimmy, Jimmy Jimmy, Jimmy ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Derek Scott takes a look back at the career of Jimmy Boucher.
Strydom joins Malahide Strydom joins Malahide ( ) ZZZZ10:57 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Reinhardt Strydom leaves YMCA to join Malahide as player/coach.
Leinster U17 squad announced Leinster U17 squad announced ( ) ZZZZ4:12 amZZZZ
A Leinster Under 17 training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club.
Hogan's Heroes Hogan's Heroes ( ) ZZZZ6:44 pmZZZZ
Daniel Hogan reports from South Africa where the Irish have made an immediate impact.
Leinster Under 16 tour fixtures Leinster Under 16 tour fixtures ( ) ZZZZ1:42 pmZZZZ
The squad who depart on February 14th will play against some of the strongest cricket schools in South Africa in what promises to be a memorable tour.
Leinster continue strong link with South Africa Leinster continue strong link with South Africa ( ) ZZZZ10:07 amZZZZ
Ten Leinster schoolboys are currently residing in South Africa taking advantage of their school Transition year to spend time in schools and playing cricket at a high standard.
Leinster Under 15 training squad Leinster Under 15 training squad ( ) ZZZZ10:42 amZZZZ
A training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club.
Leinster name Under 13 training squad Leinster name Under 13 training squad ( ) ZZZZ6:17 amZZZZ
An Under 13 training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club.
Leinster Under 11 training squad Leinster Under 11 training squad ( ) ZZZZ1:15 pmZZZZ
A Leinster Under 11 training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club, King’s Hospital School and St Columba’s College.
Indoor Cricket Ireland Indoor Cricket Ireland ( ) ZZZZ2:42 pmZZZZ
Railway successfully defended their title before Christmas with a thrilling win over The Leprechauns.
Leinster coaching clinics start again Leinster coaching clinics start again ( ) ZZZZ2:35 pmZZZZ
The Leinster coaching clinics, launched in 2013, commence again on Friday, January 10th with the third block of sessions taking place at venues in both West and South Dublin.
Terenure CC launches SixW Cricket Academy Terenure CC launches SixW Cricket Academy ( ) ZZZZ12:59 amZZZZ
Having successfully launched its' own Cricket Academy in 2013 and in response to increased demand, Terenure CC is now supporting the development of a broader West Dublin Cricket Academy.