On paper, Clontarf 4 should be the team to beat in the 2014 RSA Middle 2 Cup. At least they were on the first sheet of paper I had before me. The second attempt revealed a slightly more complicated picture
The RSA Middle Cup draw for 2014 throws up the usual mix of renewed rivalries, new versus old, and underdog against favourite. The competition contains clubs from Divisions 4, 5 and 6, and as such it's tempting to look at those higher clubs as the ones to beat.
Draw highlights - In the only all Division 1 tie, YMCA to host Pembroke in repeat of 2013 final
It's that time of the cricketing year again. With the Ireland squad starting their World T20 warm up games with a good win against the Netherlands in Dubai, and our Elite training squads getting back into the gym and nets, the bedrock of the game in Leinster, the clubs, turn their thoughts to the 2014 season. Without further ado, we can now reveal the provisional Open Competitions league structure for 2014. As is habitually the case, the new leagues do not exactly match the finishing places from the previous season, with new teams coming in, and some clubs asking to be moved down.
North County CC: RSA D1 / Senior Cup Averages 2013
Current situation of the ups and down in the Open Comps
Gerry Byrne reviews the player landmarks achieved during the 2013 season.
It is important to realise that league positions are not the only determining factor in the above. For clarity OCC has decided to put a statement on the website explaining exactly what happens.
Statement from the OCC concerning separating teams with the same number of points or same percentages
The Hills achieve their third D1 League Title.
RSA Open Competitions: Averages D3/D4
RSA OCD1:D2: Preview final weekend
With only a few weeks left in the season - a quick round up of reported results in the Open Competitins.
With one week to go - the results from the penultimate round sets up the final battle for the Championship and relegation from D2