Cricket

Historic weekend for Limerick Cricket Club with five wins out of six

By Joe Saunders / June 14, 2021 /

Limerick Cricket Club (LCC) fell just one win short of a perfect start to the opening weekend of competitive cricket as 45 different players represented the club across their six teams. With a massive influx in membership, the club decided to enter six teams into the four MCU leagues, the first team in Munster to…

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Munster Reds Cricket Team added to Inter-Provincial Series

By Jack Neville / February 12, 2021 /

Cricket Ireland has introduced Munster Reds as a fourth team to the 50-over Cup format of the men’s domestic Inter-Provincial Series. The new structure includes the four teams of North West Warriors, Northern Knights, Leinster Lightning and the Munster Reds in both formats competing in the two white-ball competitions as follows:   • Inter-Provincial Cup competition (50-over format): a four-team…

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Limerick retain Junior T20 Blast to sign off season with another trophy

By Jack Neville / September 23, 2020 /

It was the icing on a rather delicious cake for Limerick’s season on Saturday when they saw off their final opponents of the year, Cork County, in their own back yard to end the season on a high bringing the tally of trophies to 5 (out of a possible 8). Few had thought of this…

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Success story continues for Limerick Cricket Club as Division One trophy returns to Shannonside

By Jack Neville / September 14, 2020 /

Limerick’s miracle season continued over the weekend with back to back victories in consecutive days to land them with another trophy for the cabinet. After winning the division one (or junior) league in 2017 and 2018, yesterday’s victory ensured the club would attain their third junior league in four years. Limerick achieved in style as…

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Unbeaten run continues for Limerick with comfortable win in Cork

By Jack Neville / August 24, 2020 /

Limerick continued their brilliant run at the top of the Premier league table with another away win, this time against league holders Cork County at the Mardyke yesterday afternoon. Limerick have only beaten Cork County once at senior level in the last 14 years, the win takes a massive monkey off the back of the…

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Limerick Cricket Club complete clean sweep over busy weeekend

By Jack Neville / August 17, 2020 /

Limerick CC were able to complete a clean sweep of four victories in all four leagues over the weekend to give themselves the perfect start to their league campaigns. This comes after the original opening round of fixtures were postponed last weekend following a suspect COVID case in one of the players (which fortunately cleared…

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Limerick set up Junior final showdown with big win in Cork

By Jack Neville / August 5, 2020 /

After finishing second in the pool stages, Limerick’s junior XI faced the tough task of an away semi-final at Farmer’s Cross against Cork Harlequins on Sunday afternoon. Overcast conditions allowed a slight advantage to the bowlers, and with Limerick losing the toss, they were put in to bat by the home side. Although losing Azeem…

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Limerick set up junior final showdown with big win in Cork

By admin / August 4, 2020 /

After finishing second in the pool stages, Limerick’s junior XI faced the tough task of an away semi-final at Farmer’s Cross against Cork Harlequins on Sunday afternoon. Overcast conditions allowed a slight advantage to the bowlers and with Limerick losing the toss, they were put in to bat by the home side. Despite losing Azeem…

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Narrowest of margins find Limerick out of Premier t20

By admin / July 30, 2020 /

After a comprehensive victory away to Galway in the opening round, Limerick bowed out of the Munster Premier t20 after defeat to Kerry in Tralee left them just a few runs short of qualifying for the finals weekend on the Bank Holiday. As Galway had beaten Kerry in their first-round game, all teams were left…

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3 victories from 3 for Limerick in flying start as cricket returns

By Jack Neville / July 20, 2020 /

After its brief hiatus, cricket was able to make its return in Munster this weekend with 9 matches taking place across the province in all of its four playing divisions. Limerick were looking to bring their momentum from a rigorous preseason schedule into the opening round of fixtures and bounce back from a disappointing 2019.…

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