Player welfare the main concern as Limerick Cricket Club cope with the epidemic

By Jack Neville / April 22, 2020 /

With all clubs from every sport currently on hold everyone is desperate to get back to action in the near future. Limerick Cricket Club are no different and the outbreak came at the worst possible time for the club after its most comprehensive pre-season to date being undertaken. The club has made big strides in…

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Inaugural Primary School Cricket Blitz proves a success in Limerick

By Ronan Coughlan / December 9, 2019 /

Limerick Cricket Club held the first-ever Limerick Primary School Blitz last Saturday afternoon. The blitz focused on schools in the city with the motive of spreading the game of cricket around Limerick. After conducting cricket coaching sessions in schools in Limerick for the past 3 months, 6 teams from four different schools took part in…

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Three wins a must for Limerick to avoid bottom table finishes in final weekend

By Jack Neville / September 16, 2019 /

Limerick found themselves in a precarious position going into the last weekend of the season after results went the other way for them in the penultimate round of games for the year. Although relegation is not in play, Limerick will be looking to avoid losses to stay off the bottom of at least two divisions…

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Junior Cup Final Agony For Limerick In Narrow Loss To Midleton

By Jack Neville / September 11, 2019 /

Limerick came up second best in their Junior Cup final bout with Midleton on Saturday in Adare after what was a tough couple of weeks for the club after the passing of former player Mustafa Sidiqi. Mustafa put in an exhilarating Man of the Match performance in the 2016 final for LCC and would have…

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Youngsters Tierney and Saya chase down big total in Minor League

By John Keogh / August 20, 2019 /

It was a day to remember for youngsters Kyle Tierney and Jamel Saya in their debut season in adult cricket as the two made a 79 run partnership for the sixth wicket to grab the unlikeliest of victories away to table-toppers Midleton on Sunday. The win gives Limerick Cricket Club (LCC) an outside chance of…

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Limerick Cricket Club fall to heavy defeat against Kerry

By John Keogh / August 13, 2019 /

Limerick Cricket Club missed out on consecutive second placed finishes in the Munster Premier  League after losing to County Kerry in Tralee on Sunday. Limerick put up a score of 176 from their 45 overs, but an impressive response from their hosts saw them earn a victory. County Kerry reached 178 for the loss of…

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More heartbreak as LCC suffer Minor Cup Final loss

By John Keogh / August 6, 2019 /

Limerick Cricket Club’s final curse was once again present on Monday when they finished runners up to Cork Harlequins in their Minor Cup Final contest. It was another episode of the batting woes for the Shannonsiders as they slumped from 52-2 to 82 all out in what ended up being a comfortable victory for Quins.…

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Mixed emotions for Limerick heading into Big Finals weekend

By Jack Neville / July 29, 2019 /

Two cagey affairs saw Limerick coming out with mixed emotions from their two league matches over the weekend. Limerick 2 were unlucky to fall just short of victory whilst Limerick 4 would scrape over the line in the narrowest of victories. Limerick 2 faced off against Midleton with both teams looking to get their homework…

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Bowl-out heartbreak for Limerick in Senior Cup Quarter Final

By Jack Neville / July 23, 2019 /

It was a short-lived agony for Limerick when they went crashing out of the Munster Senior Cup losing just 1-0 in a bowl out to Cork Harlequins on Sunday. With just 23 overs of the match being able to be played due to the severe weather conditions that hit Cork just after two o’ clock,…

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Ramanujan century helps Limerick Cricket Club batter Blasters

By John Keogh / July 15, 2019 /

It was Abhishek Ramanujan’s day of glory on Saturday when he carried his bat for the full 45 overs in helping Limerick Cricket Club to a demolishing 199 run win over the Limerick Blasters in Adare on Saturday. This was the first win for LCC in Division One and a much-needed one for them so…

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