The Leinster Lightning have an enforced change to this Saturdays’ Newstalk Inter-Provincial IP50 game against the North West Warriors in The Hills C.C.
Some background on the Overseas Players [and others] that are playing in Leinster this year.
WIN THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF THE LIGHTNING SQUAD FOR THE 2014 INTER-PROVINCIAL T20-DAY IN PEMBROKE CRICKET CLUB!
The Leprechauns open their season this Saturday at Railway Union when they take on a rather large solicitors firm from London called Freshfields, 2.30 start.
Clontarf win their second Leinster Senior Cup Final against Railway
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. The agreement will support the running of the Union’s three main competitions for Primary schools – The Leprechaun Cup, The Super league and the Leprechaun Cup ‘Cailini’. Antalis’ involvement will lead to more coaches visiting new Primary schools encouraging them to start cricket programmes within their schools and offer further support to schools participating in these three events.
The Leinster Lightning selectors have the pleasure in announcing the following match day squad for the first Newstalk 106-108 F.M IP50 Interprovincial game of 2014.
“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away” Paul Reynolds sat by his computer awaiting scorecards that would include fully registered players, the names of catchers, the size of partnerships and other useful information that would illuminate the season for all to see.
Dublin University Cricket Club advises all teams travelling to College Park that there are no parking facilities available in the College itself, irrespective of day or time, due to circumstances beyond the control of the cricket club.
Over 200 school children attended a number of Easter coaching camps held within Fingal cricket clubs
There were wins for YMCA, Railway Union, Merrion and Clontarf on the opening weekend as youth came to the fore with several notable contributions from the next generation. Balbriggan, meanwhile, defeated Dublin University and in Division Two's other match, Phoenix beat Rush.
The Southern U17 squad to play Northern Cricket Union at CIYMS CC on Sunday, May 4th
Coaching staff from the Leinster Cricket Union will soon be running the above workshop for school teachers and Dublin City Council sports staff. The course will cover areas like batting, bowling, fielding and games.
The dawn of a new season is invariably a period of abounding optimism. All previous hitches, from the other side of the winter, are disregarded as aspirations supplant pragmatism and hope springs eternal for all the field. For this one week, everyone is joint top of the table. We preview this week's Division One and Two fixtures...
For those of you who have the misfortune to read through all eleven divisional previews so far, you will have realised that all there is to go on are historical facts. There is not too much room for the heart in these predictions - just trying to predict how past behaviour will affect future performance - Bayesian statistics for anyone who cares.
With the leading run scorer and wicker taker in Divison 4 having departed to higher things (Division 3 with North Kildare), it is up to others grasp the mantle, and help their side to Division 4 glory. But who will it be?
Leinster Lightning got their 2014 season underway at the weekend with a 50-over challenge match against a talented Ireland U-19 side in YMCA CC under mostly blue skies. A decent-sized crowd were treated to some high-quality cricket with the Lightning eventually running our victors by 110-runs victory.
Predictions are always much easier when some of the action has already occurred. At least that is what I though when this article was being researched. Unfortunately, one of my tips has already lost twice, so a change needed!