Busy Weekend for 1st XI

With two matches this is an important weekend for the 1st XI. Saturday sees the return of the Irish Senior Cup and Merrion take on Coleraine at Anglesea Road . the in-form Niranjan Shankar comes into the team in place of Michael Lewis who is...

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DRS Cover pic - Joe Root

Do you know how DRS actually works?

Technology plays a crucial role in every modern sport and cricket is no exception. Along with other technical aids, the Decision Review System (DRS) has become an integral part of today's cricketing world. But, do you know when DRS was introduced and how it works?...

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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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