Centurion Stanton

Last weekend saw Robbie Stanton make an undefeated century for the 5th XI against Adamstown 4th XI. While records in this matter are somewhat hazy, a century in one’s 60th year may make Robbie the oldest centurion in Merrion’s history. As no detailed records exist...

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A Busy Bank Holiday Weekend

With all six Open teams in action this weekend it will a busy few days. The season has started badly with losses across the board, except for the 1st XI. Some of this is down to players not being available, but it is not immediately...

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Holywood comes to Merrion

Last Sunday Holywood made the trip down the M1 to Dublin to take on our Minor and Junior Girls’ Teams. It was a first for the Merrion girls and proved a great start to the season.  Michael Hingston, Merrion Youth Development Officer’ commented  “Merrion CC was a...

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Weekend Matches [23rd April]

The 1st XI start their season this weekend with a home game against North Kildare. And it is a much changed side from last year with no less than three debutants. With John Anderson, Dom Joyce and Hugh Kennedy unavailable there are opportunities for others...

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Contrasting Fortunes

The Open and Womens Competitions started on the Easter weekend with mixed fortunes for the men and women. Perhaps least said about the former as the club struggled to get out proper strength teams and ended up with losses for the 3rd, 4th ...

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Hybrid Wickets in Merrion

A major renovation on the Anglesea Road square has been completed with the laying of two ‘hybrid’ wickets. For those who do not know what these are, hybrid wickets involve fibre injection into normal grass wickets to improve durability and help strengthen the root structure...

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Start of Season

The cricket season for 2022 kicks off on the Saturday, 16th April with the 3rd 4th and 5th XIs in action as well as the Womens 1st XI . At Anglesea Road it is the 4ths who take on Castleknock in the first home game...

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Investment in Womens Cricket

Cricket Ireland has announced a €1.5 million investment in women's cricket with player contracts and more coaching support. Four Merrion players are among the 20 player contracts awarded. Celeste Raack has one of seven full time contracts, Leah Paul and Rebecca Shortall have education, part-time, contracts....

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Irish Senior Cup 2022

The draw for the Irish Senior Cup has been made and Merrion have a home fixture against Coleraine on 21st May. Merrion is one of four Leinster club with home draws - the others are Clontarf, YMCA and Leinster. Pembroke and Phoenix have byes. The...

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