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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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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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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Cricket Leinster Youth Competitions

Cricket Leinster has released details of its competition structures for the coming season. Merrion has entered twelve boys and girls teams across the different age groups from Cubs to U19.  There are 16 leagues in all with over 200 teams competing representing 20 clubs. There are...

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Coaching Courses Update

Cricket Leinster have recently provided an update on planned coaching courses over the next few months. This hopefully will be of interest to club members who want to get involved in coaching at different levels or who simply want to understand more about what...

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