Division 6 promises to bring heartache and elation in equal measure this season. That is a colossal cliché to start this review with, but there is an alluring mix of ambitious first teams, along with powerful lower teams that should throw up some fascinating cricket.
After a less than stellar set of predictions last year (see above - champions Wicklow County 2 were predicted to struggle, and Clontarf 6, who had a pretty miserable season were predicted to be champions), it is probably best not to read too much into the thousand or so words below.
One of Leinster cricket's great ironies. The third tier of T20 competition (for sides in Divisions 5-8) has a trophy donated by the famous Dunlop family, and named after the YMCA club with which they will be forever associated, has never been won by any team from the Sandymount based club.This will be the 26th YMCA Salver. Do YMCA 4 have a chance of lifting the trophy?
There are a massive 24 league places between the 2014 league finishing positions of the highest and lowest ranked teams in this year's Middle Cup draw, and it is difficult to ignore those league positions - however romantic the dreams of a giant slaying cup run may be.