Longford cricket club today completed a fundraiser walk around the county grounds of Longford.
A training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club. Nine coaching sessions held this winter will give the boys an opportunity to further develop their skills and to try to gain selection onto the Leinster U13’s squad. As well as playing in this year’s interprovincial series, the squad will partake in the now annual trip to King’s College, Taunton in July.
Phoenix make up for lost time and win their second Leinster Senior Cup Final in two years against Trinity in 1938.
Nine teams will take the starting line for the 2014 Division 2 season. With Dublin University playing seven matches, the first nine rounds of the league will feature one team sitting out each week, with Dublin University's matches being allocated double points. The 2013 Division 2 season was a one sided affair, with Clontarf running away with the title. This year looks much closer though, and most of the teams would have ambitions of promotion (Merrion 2 and Pembroke 2 being the obvious exceptions).
The 2014 edition of RSA Leinster Open Division 1 gets under way on April 26th, with the eight top teams in the province doing battle, and attempting to lift the trophy won by The Hills in 2013.
Details of the Leinster Youth Tours for 2014
Cricket Ireland has launched the Cricket Ireland Coaches’ Association (CICA) The purpose of CICA is to support and raise the profile of our coaches. We aim to increase coaching standards through creating a community across the country, and by promoting and developing a culture of continuous improvement.
A 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.
Cricket Coaching in Leinster: Recent History [1974 - 2010]
League Structures for RSA Womens Leagues for 2014
Gerry Byrne reports on the 1937 Cup Final and the first win for Phoenix
The Whelan Cup has always been a fiercely fought competition, and with half of the twenty two teams having an excellent chance of progression to the last eight, the 2014 edition looks like being another cracker. Those twenty two teams are spread across three divisions (9, 10 and 11), and the cup represents the fourth tier of T20 competition in Leinster cricket
IRELAND Universities to take part in triangular tournament at Fenner’s against Cambridge and Scotland.