There is a very real tingling of excitement around Leinster cricket at the moment. There's a sense that any club has a chance of progressing to the top, a feeling that the sport as a whole is slowly making an impact on the collective sporting conciousness. Most clubs are attracting lots of new players, both from within the province and outside.
Division 15 is another new division in Cricket Leinster's league structure for 2015, it's existence thanks to the growth of playing numbers over the past few seasons. Unlike Division 16, these teams are mostly seasoned campaigners; grizzled veterans who have been there, and done it.
With the 2015 season staring four weeks this Saturday, it is time to start our previews of the Open Comps league season. With two new leagues this season, we have a massive sixteen league divisions to get through, so today sees the first of those previews, as eight new teams come into the Cricket Leinster league structure.