John Hancock RIP

It is with great sadness that I have to report the death of John Hancock. John came to Merrion in the 1980s with his two sons Angus and James. He was an excellent wicket keeper and even played a few games on the 1st XI...

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Senior Statistics

A little later than expected, we set out the Senior averages for the Merrion 1st XI going into the second half of the season and the Premier League. In the 27 years since the advent of promotion and relegation within Senior Cricket in 1993, Merrion...

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Special General Meeting

At a Special General meeting held on 26th July the two motions submitted by the Management Committee were passed with the unanimous support of those attending. The first motion involved a change in the Club Rules to allow for the holding of future General Meetings online...

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A Tale of Two Finals

Mixed fortunes for the Women’s and Open 1st XIs in their respective finals, but really two excellent T20 matches which could have gone either way. There is a certain weariness, at least on my part, with the sole diet of T20 cricket that we have...

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Womens Final

Merrion have a tough task ahead of them as their Womens 1st XI  take on Pembroke in the first major final of the season in the Spring Coatings Senior Cup Final at Sydney Parade. In their previous encounter this season Pembroke came out on top,...

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All roads lead to Sydney Parade

A busy weekend ahead with both the Open and Womens 1st XI reaching the finals of their respective T20 competitions. Last week the women booked their place in the Spring Coatings Senior Cup final with a very exciting win over favourites Leinster. On Sunday the 1st...

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Start of the 50 Over Season

Both of Merrion’s premier sides got off to perfect starts to the league competitions over the weekend. On Saturday the Womens 1st XI had an excellent 10 wicket win over The Hills in the first round of the Pilkington Plate. Bowling first , Merrion took...

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The President, Andrew Kay, officially opened the new Nets Facility in Merrion on Saturday . A good crowd was in attendance, having just enjoyed the 1st XI’s victory over Pembroke. The President outlined some of the background to the project, the successful application for a...

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