Irish Senior Cup 2016
Derriaghy target another major scalp Derriaghy target another major scalp ( ) ZZZZ3:29 pmZZZZ
IT MIGHT be a little early to say Derriaghy are doing a Leicester but if they win their Irish Senior Cup tie at Donemana, the rest of the country might have to sit up and take notice.
NW looks to improve dismal recent record NW looks to improve dismal recent record ( ) ZZZZ6:08 amZZZZ
There has been precious little time for clubs to find their feet after last week’s first round of league matches but we’re already into one of the most pivotal days of the season this Saturday with the start of the Irish Senior Cup
NCU sides hoping to avoid carnage NCU sides hoping to avoid carnage ( ) ZZZZ6:07 pmZZZZ
Traditionally the first couple of rounds of the Irish Senior Cup end in carnage from an NCU perspective. Last year six fell at the first hurdle and the previous year, even worse it was seven.
Irish Senior Cup round-up Irish Senior Cup round-up ( ) ZZZZ10:25 amZZZZ
News from the nine Irish Senior Cup ties that beat the elements, including a last over win for Instonians over Clontarf and wins for Waringstown, YMCA, Eglinton, Fox Lodge, The Hills, Pembroke, Phoenix and North County.
Waringstown and Instonians progress in Irish Cup Waringstown and Instonians progress in Irish Cup ( ) ZZZZ10:29 amZZZZ
HOLDERS Waringstown are safely through to the second round of the Irish Senior Cup after an emphatic eight wicket win against Bready in a rain-affected contest.
Eglinton and Fox Lodge fly flag for NW Eglinton and Fox Lodge fly flag for NW ( ) ZZZZ10:35 amZZZZ
Performance of the day was split between Eglinton and Fox Lodge; the former recovering from last weekend’s mauling by Donemana as they proved too strong for Muckamore while the Foxies continued to hold the Indian sign over Leinster.
Leinster sides dominate in Irish Cups Leinster sides dominate in Irish Cups ( ) ZZZZ7:18 amZZZZ
Six wins out of eight with three more home ties to come, should ensure another dominant first round for Leinster teams in the Irish Senior Cup.
Mixed fortunes for Northern sides Mixed fortunes for Northern sides ( ) ZZZZ7:20 amZZZZ
EGLINTON and Fox Lodge did the North West proud in the first round of the Irish Senior Cup, one with an emphatic win, the other with a surprise victory.
Foxies on the march Foxies on the march ( ) ZZZZ6:09 amZZZZ
While there was plenty of rain up and down the country however, the teams drawn away from home enjoyed better fortunes and that was certainly true for one team in particular.
And then there were two And then there were two ( ) ZZZZ6:28 amZZZZ
All five NW sides in replay action crash out of Irish Senior Cup, while 2006 winners Railway Union are beaten in a bowl-out by Cork County.
NCU sides to the fore in Irish Senior Cup NCU sides to the fore in Irish Senior Cup ( ) ZZZZ7:50 amZZZZ
Derriaghy win again while the Carrickfergus road show continues, and CIYMS ease to victory over Brigade.
Irish Senior and National Cup draws Irish Senior and National Cup draws ( ) ZZZZ10:45 amZZZZ
The draws have been made for the second rounds of both the Irish Senior and National Cups.
Anderson continues to send message to selectors Anderson continues to send message to selectors ( ) ZZZZ11:59 pmZZZZ
Rain ruined yesterday’s Irish Senior Cup action but Cork County and Merrion aren't complaining.
Black Sunday for NW clubs Black Sunday for NW clubs ( ) ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
Local cricket and it was certainly a case of black Sunday for NW clubs as all five who were in action crashed out of the Irish Senior Cup.
Derriaghy do it again Derriaghy do it again ( ) ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
They have had to wait three weeks to follow-up their success against CIYMS, but proved that win was no fluke by knocking Donemana out of the Irish Cup on another woeful day for NW teams in their bogey competition.
Clash of the villagers Clash of the villagers ( ) ZZZZ8:26 amZZZZ
Eglinton’s John Pierce labelled this one the villagers v the villagers as soon as the draw was made and while the North West side was delighted with the prospect of such a high profile game, they are in no doubt at all about the size of the test in front of them.
Irish Senior Cup Round-Up Irish Senior Cup Round-Up ( ) ZZZZ10:38 pmZZZZ
Holders Waringstown are one of four NCU sides through the last 8 of the Irish Senior Cup after they trounced Eglinton by 10 wickets.
Four NCU sides reach Irish Cup last 8 Four NCU sides reach Irish Cup last 8 ( ) ZZZZ7:45 pmZZZZ
When was the last time four clubs from the Northern Cricket Union, for too long bit-part players in Ireland’s premier knockout competition, reached the quarter-finals of the Irish Cup?
Waringstown lead NCU charge in Irish Cup Waringstown lead NCU charge in Irish Cup ( ) ZZZZ8:04 pmZZZZ
HOLDERS Waringstown led the NCU’s charge into the quarter-finals of the Irish Senior Cup where, for the first time since 2000, they will provide half of the last eight.
Dyke defends delay Dyke defends delay ( ) ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
The tournament director of cricket’s Irish Cup has defended the scheduling of the quarter-final draw almost two-and-a-half weeks after Sunday’s second round ties were completed.
Cricket Ireland own goal over Irish Cup Cricket Ireland own goal over Irish Cup ( ) ZZZZ12:28 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have undoubtedly missed a trick over their handling of the Irish Cup quarter-final draw.
Irish Senior and National Cup draws Irish Senior and National Cup draws ( ) ZZZZ2:36 pmZZZZ
HOLDERS Waringstown face five times winners North County in the quarter-finals of the Irish Senior Cup in the draw made at Malahide.
Weather may benefit Leinster sides Weather may benefit Leinster sides ( ) ZZZZ6:23 pmZZZZ
THREE of the Leinster sides left in the Irish Senior Cup will be hoping the poor weather forecast for tomorrow proves accurate as it will give them home advantage in any rearrangement next Sunday.
Merrion crush Derriaghy to reach semi final Merrion crush Derriaghy to reach semi final ( ) ZZZZ10:05 pmZZZZ
Merrion were convincing 10 wicket winners against Derriaghy to reach the semi-finals of the Irish Senior Cup.
Holders Waringstown safely through Holders Waringstown safely through ( ) ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
Holders Waringstown, YMCA, and Instonians join Merrion in the semi-final draw.
Irish Cup Semi-final draw Irish Cup Semi-final draw ( ) ZZZZ3:24 pmZZZZ
Holders Waringstown have been handed a home draw against fellow NCU side Instonians in the semi-finals of the Irish Senior Cup.
Merrion and Waringstown meet in final again Merrion and Waringstown meet in final again ( ) ZZZZ6:56 amZZZZ
Merrion and Waringstown will meet again in the final of the Irish Senior Cup in a repeat of the 2015 final.
Partners in Crime Partners in Crime ( ) ZZZZ10:11 pmZZZZ
Lee Nelson and Greg Thompson produced one of the great Irish Cup partnerships at The Lawn as holders Waringstown beat Instonians to book a repeat of last year’s final with Merrion.
Waringstown out to make history Waringstown out to make history ( ) ZZZZ4:30 pmZZZZ
Waringstown will attempt to become only the second team in the 35-year history of the Irish Cup to retain the trophy tomorrow when they face Merrion in this year's final at Castle Avenue.
Waringstown ready for Merrion challenge Waringstown ready for Merrion challenge ( ) ZZZZ4:37 pmZZZZ
The highlight of the Irish club season takes place at Clontarf on Saturday when Irish Cup holders Waringstown defend their title against Merrion – in a repeat of the 2015 decider.
Up for the Cup Up for the Cup ( ) ZZZZ4:41 pmZZZZ
Waringstown and Merrion will meet in the “Battle of Clontarf” in a repeat of the 2015 Irish Senior Cup final in what promises to be an occasion to saviour, while Laois and Rush meet in all-Leinster National Cup final.
Anderson stars as Merrion lift cup Anderson stars as Merrion lift cup ( ) ZZZZ5:09 pmZZZZ
Despite a concussion which put him out for three weeks, he has scored well over 1,000 runs and yesterday crowned the summer with a match-winning century as Merrion put their battle against relegation aside to regain the Bob Kerr Irish Senior Cup.