Cricket Cover launched
Preview of the one D2 match on this weekend.
Five years ago, grounds reports were carried out by umpires across the province's grounds on behalf of the LCU. There was one particular problem though; a problem which we now look back on with wide eyed amazement. Reports were filled out on cards, posted off to a central point, and then slowly collated. By the end of the season, a list was produced, and problems could be identified. Unfortuntately this was normally (well, perhaps always) too late.
Derek Dockrell on the value of exciting matches - even where the scores are low.
AP Sports welcomes RSA Leinster Lightning Interprovincial cricket team to their new store on Friday May 10th from 6pm. Irish Cricket International, Andrew Poynter, has opened Dublin’s first specialist Cricket and Hockey retail store on the North-side of the city.
Ger Siggins and Gerry Byrne check the Archives to see how often a player scores a century and goes on to take seven wickets.
Preview of the Second Round of RSA WD1 Matches
The Leinster Lightning selectors have the pleasure of announcing the following 12 man squad for the inaugural game of the 2013 three day RSA Inter-Provincial Championship verses the North-West Warriors commencing on Tuesday the 14th May at 11am in College Park, Trinity College.
After the crushing (or maybe dripping) disappointment that was 2011 and 2013, the glorious start to the season has brought the photographers from their dark rooms. A torrent of photos were sent in this week - and here are the ones that we think were the top three.
A hard won victory for Leinster Lightning against Northern Knights in The Hills.
Ger Siggins on the forthcoming start of the Inter-Provincial Tournament.
Some figures on traffic on the Cricket Leinster website.
Coverage on the Match Centre [4th May]
Seven centuries in D1 and D2 for the first Saturday in May. Surely a record.
The advent of betting on club cricket in Leinster.
A quick look at D2 matches at the weekend.
We’re sure by now that you’ve all heard about the upcoming ‘RSA Inter-Provincial Series’ and that you’re looking forward to the action! Here’s a bit of information about the Series and your team, the Leinster Lightning. We hope to keep you updated as to all the happenings around the squad on a regular basis through this post on the Cricket Leinster website.