Merrion boys won the U17 Cup in an exciting game against Adamstown on Friday. Bowling first Merrion did well to hold Adamstown to 113/8 in the 20 overs. The wickets were shared between Sam Joyce [4/23] and the Dijkstras, Isaac [3/17] and Seb [1/19]. But it was an all round strong performance from the bowling attack which included Declan deKock, Sean Sandys and Tom Squires.
On the batting front the Merrion innings was built around an excellent 41 not out from opener Sean Sandys. After the loss of a couple off early wickets he got good support from deKock , Keptan  and Seb Dijkstra . In the end it all came down to an exciting last over victory with one ball to spare.
A great win for Merrion with the only disappointing note a run out without warning backing up in the last over. Within the laws of the game but not the spirit.
The winning team was S Sandys, I Dijkstra, S Joyce, S Dijkstra, Keptan, D DeKock, A Casey, J Dijkstra, T Squires, C Hayden, S Roets. 12th – O Molins