North County are the only league champions who had fewer points than two of the chasing pack and yet still won the league on percentage. Greystones scored 21 more points, but finished fourth, whilst Adamstown scored 17 points more and finished second, just 0.04% behind the winners. It has to have been so very tight at the top, proving that even in defeats, every point counts.
At this meeting there are elections for the following positions so all nominations are welcome but in any event must be received no later than 7 days before the meeting i.e. by Thursday 19th November. Below I have included the people presently in the positions who also need to be re-nominated if they are seeking re-election, some of them have already been nominated. Therefore you will need to contact the people before nominating them.
A fairly convincing campaign from Dundalk, who lost only twice. They may well have had a couple of regrets - the only time they played runners-up Swords, Swords prevailed by two wickets. The other slight asterisk against the win, is that the lowest that Dundalk have finished since they entered the league in 2011
2015 was a most memorable season for the Leinster underage boys’ squads who captured titles at U11, U13, U15 & U17 age-levels.
Malahide Cricket Club is one of Ireland’s leading and longest established cricket clubs currently fielding 20 teams (5 Senior Mens, 2 Ladies and 13 Youth) in the Leinster Cricket Leagues. Malahide is the home of International Cricket in Ireland and since achieving this status in 2012 has successfully hosted 2 ODIs as well as the ICC T20 Qualifying Tournament in 2015.
Cricket Ireland announce annual awards.
What a great result for Dundalk, a relatively new club in County Louth. A record of 10 wins, 2 defeats, 1 no result and only 1 walkover win saw them top the table on percentage and points
YMCA were one of only two teams to get through the league season unbeaten - Phoenix 3 were the other. The two crucial games of the season were within six days of each other at the end of the season, when YM played eventual runners up Castleknock 2 twice.
Cricket Leinster Training Squad for U'11 Girls start their block of 4 sessions tomorrow, 8th Nov., in St. Mary's College, Rathmines. Cricket Leinster coaches for these sessions include: Naomi Scott-Hayward (North Kildare), Amy Kenealy (Leinster), Laura Erskine (Clontarf) and Diarmuid Lynch (Terenure).
CRICKET IRELAND SCOOP BEST INTERNATIONAL SPORTING EVENT AWARD
To read the entire story of the 2015 Cricket Leinster Girls Season, click on the story below
Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster are starting a new venture in National schools all over the county. This ‘Target Batting’ competition is once again a first in Ireland and while The ‘Top Class Throw’ competition will also be running again. This competitions is aimed to promote cricket in local schools, create further interest in the game and encourage children to take up the game for the first time.
On the evening of Thursday 12th November, Dublin University Cricket Club are hosting a screening of the recently released and highly-acclaimed documentary 'Death of Gentleman' as part of a club fundraiser.
YMCA were undefeated with 11 victories and 3 no results. Deserved winners of the Division, they scored most points and won by virtue of their percentage.
IRELAND will play both South Africa and Australia next year in One-Day International fixtures confirmed this morning.
Adamstown 3 and The Hills 4 tussled all season, with Adamstown just about coming out on top
Leinster Lightning and Cricket Leinster are looking for volunteers to keep the elite men's side in the province at the forefront of the sport in Ireland, and to capitalise on the 2015 season, which saw Lightning complete a clean sweep of the Hanley Energy interprovincial series.
Adamstown won Division 12 with a record of 10 wins and only one defeat. They had only two no results and benefitted from one walkover win. They won the league by a clear 13.01% over The Hills but scored two less points. This makes them one of six teams to win their league with fewer points than another team in their Division.
In an effort to identify and gather information on Scorers in all regions IACUS has put together a questionnaire on matters related to cricket scoring. It's aimed at anyone and everyone that keeps score at any level, from a parent at a schools match to a regular club scorer (not just 1st XI) and on to people with International match experience.