Women Clinch League Title

Merrion won the Womens Senior League for the seventh time since the competition was relaunched in 1977.  It was a tense evening as Merrion needed a win against The Hills to guarantee the league title. Going into the match three pathways were open. Merrion...

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First trophy of the year

The victory over Clontarf on the 1st August at Sydney Parade was the seventh time Merrion has won the Womens Senior Cup since it started in 1977. Forty three years ago Merrion won the trophy for the first time, also against Clontarf.  But it was...

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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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Women’s Competitions 2022

The details of the competition structures for Merrion’s Open teams have been released by Cricket Leinster, see  https://www.cricketleinster.ie/news/womens-competitions-structure-for-the-2022-season This year Merrion will be putting in three teams with a total of 43 scheduled league fixtures, at least three cups games and eight Pilkington games. 1st XI       ...

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