Youth Cricket Newsroom
Scotland beat Ireland in last game of U17 series ( ) ZZZZ5:32 amZZZZ
A century from Bahadur Easkhiel ensured it ended honours even in the U17 Celtic Cup series with two wins apiece.
Ireland U13 Boys win tri-series ( ) ZZZZ5:02 amZZZZ
Ireland U13 Cubs beat Ireland Under 19 girls by 9 wickets to clinch what had been up to that point a very competitive tri-series.
NW U13 beat Leinster B in challenge match ( ) ZZZZ10:05 pmZZZZ
The NW won an U13 Challenge match at Newbuildings as they chased 135 to beat Leinster 'B' by 6 wickets.
Ireland U19 girls face series shoot-out with U13 Boys ( ) ZZZZ10:02 pmZZZZ
A win apiece for Ireland U13 boys and U19 girls over Middlesex Schools sets up a final day shoot-out for bragging rights.
Scotland and Ireland U17s share honours in T20s ( ) ZZZZ9:57 pmZZZZ
It was one win apiece for Ireland and Scotland U17s in the T20s at Bangor. The series concludes with a 50-over match at Stormont on Thursday.
Mixed start for Ireland U19 girls in tri-series ( ) ZZZZ9:53 pmZZZZ
Ireland Under 19 girls lost the opening match of their tri-series, going down by 33 runs to Middlesex Schools at Oak Hill, but bounced back to beat Ireland U13 boys.
Winning starts for Ireland U13 and U17 ( ) ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
Ireland U17s beat Scotland by 109 runs in their Celtic Cup openers, while Ireland U13s edged out Middlesex by 9 runs at Oak Hill in the first game of their tri-series which includes Ireland U19 girls.
Ireland to face Scotland in U17 series ( ) ZZZZ10:42 pmZZZZ
Ireland Under 17s Boys will face their Scotland counterparts in two 50-over games and two T20 games for the Celtic Cup, which has not taken place since 2019.
Ireland U15s win Durham Festival ( ) ZZZZ11:38 pmZZZZ
Ireland U15s ended their tour on a winning note by chasing 275 to beat Kent Western Rhinos by three wickets.
Ireland name U17 squad for Celtic Cup series ( ) ZZZZ1:48 pmZZZZ
Ireland U17s will try and win the Celtic Cup series in the NCU next week, after the U15s were beaten 3-1 by Scotland last week.
Ireland U15s win again at Durham Festival ( ) ZZZZ3:25 amZZZZ
Half centuries from Brian Dunphy and Robert O’Brien ensured Ireland U15’s made it two wins from two at the Durham Festival as they beat Cleveland by 7 wickets.
Agnew century takes NCU to win over Leinster ( ) ZZZZ2:40 amZZZZ
David Agnew scored a century as the NCU beat Leinster in their Under 11 match at Shaw’s Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series.
West and O'Brien star as Ireland U15s level series ( ) ZZZZ12:51 amZZZZ
Ireland levelled the Under 15 Celtic Cup series with an 87-run win against Scotland at Dumfries.
Ireland U17 girls win Dutch series 3-1 ( ) ZZZZ4:43 amZZZZ
Ireland U17 girls wrapped up a 3-1 series win with a comfortable nine-wicket victory over The Netherlands in Utrecht.
Ireland U17 girls take 2-1 series lead ( ) ZZZZ2:02 amZZZZ
It's all to play for in Holland going into the final day of the five-match series.
First blood to Scotland in U15 Celtic Cup series ( ) ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
It’s first blood to Scotland in their four-match Celtic Cup series against Ireland Under 15s at Dumfries.
Ireland and Netherlands U17 girls tie second match ( ) ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
Ireland and The Netherlands played out a dramatic tie in the afternoon match with the hosts earning a share of the points with a last wicket stand of 16.
Sargent stars as Ireland U17s win tour opener against Dutch ( ) ZZZZ5:57 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 17 girls won the first match of their double-header against Netherlands Under 18’s at Utrecht.
NCU B clinch U13 Festival ( ) ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
NCU B claimed the Under 13 Festival title with a 54-run win against Munster at Foyle College. The victory was set up by a third wicket partnership of 107 in 10 overs between Myles McNaught, and Luke Crothers (27).
Youth tours planned for August ( ) ZZZZ9:17 amZZZZ
Ireland’s national youth squads will re-commence summer tours for the first time since 2019 with three youth squads named for trips in early August.
Life of Riley ( ) ZZZZ1:20 amZZZZ
Skipper Ollie Riley took eight wickets for one run including a hat-trick as Leinster beat NCU in the U17 interpro. It was much closer in the U17 game, with Leinster winning by two wickets. In the NW Under Festival there were victories for the B sides of Leinster and NCU over Munster and the North West.
Leinster take 2-0 series lead in U13 interpros ( ) ZZZZ11:32 amZZZZ
Leinster took a two-nil series against the NCU as they won by 78 runs in the Under 13 interprovincial at Pirrie Park.
Craik century leads Leinster U13s to big win ( ) ZZZZ1:22 pmZZZZ
It was a tough day for the NCU who lost to a very strong Leinster in the first of their four-match series this week in the game at RingCommons.
NCU do Sunday double over Leinster ( ) ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
The NCU won T20 matches against Leinster at U15 and U17 level as they began their series of matches this week.
NCU U15s finish second after win over NW ( ) ZZZZ8:24 amZZZZ
A half century from Seb Yeates and a combined seven wickets for James West and Mark Hanna ensured the NCU Under 15s ended their interprovincial campaign on a high with a 31-run win over the North West at Bonds Glen.
Six of the best for Leinster ( ) ZZZZ7:23 amZZZZ
Leinster ended the youth interprovincial series undefeated with a comprehensive 225-run win over Munster in the U15 series at Farmer’s Cross.
Wins for Leinster and NCU in U15 morning games ( ) ZZZZ7:13 amZZZZ
The NCU started the T20 phase of the Under15 interprovincials with an emphatic 81-run win over Munster at Claremont Road.
Six out of six for Leinster U17s ( ) ZZZZ1:27 pmZZZZ
Leinster Under 17’s finished off their interprovincial campaign in style with an emphatic eight-wicket win over Munster at Templepatrick.
Leinster clinch U17 title ( ) ZZZZ1:30 pmZZZZ
Half centuries from skipper Philippe Le Roux and Aaron McGeehan powered Leinster to the Under 17 interprovincial title as they beat the NCU by 7 wickets at Stormont.
NCU pile on the runs against Munster ( ) ZZZZ12:13 amZZZZ
Two century stands, four batsmen making fifties, and a four-wicket haul for captain Harry Dyer were the highlights of the NCU Under 17’s 198-run win over Munster at Stormont as the interprovincial series continued
Leinster too strong for NW in U17 interpro ( ) ZZZZ12:12 amZZZZ
A powerful batting display propelled by three half centuries saw Leinster inflict a punishing defeat on the North West in the Under 17 interprovincial series.
Leinster top of the U17 table ( ) ZZZZ2:40 pmZZZZ
Aaron Doyle’s hard-hit half century powered Leinster to their third win of the week and they sit proudly on top of the U17 table heading into next week’s 50-overs competition in Belfast.
NCU too strong for NW in u17 interpro ( ) ZZZZ1:25 pmZZZZ
A powerful all-round display saw the NCU Under 17s beat their NW counterparts by 82 runs at St Johnston.
U17 interpros get under way ( ) ZZZZ9:49 amZZZZ
It's two wins out of two for Leinster who top the table after the first day of the U17 interpros in Dublin.
Five star Safi spins Leinster to title ( ) ZZZZ5:39 amZZZZ
Arshad Safi’s five-wicket haul helped Leinster Under 15s to the 50-overs title after they overpowered Munster at Holywood.
NCU beat NW in Under 15 interpro ( ) ZZZZ5:37 amZZZZ
A powerful batting display by NCU saw them overwhelm their North West counterparts with a 150-run win at Belmont.
Two out of two for Leinster U15s ( ) ZZZZ9:55 amZZZZ
An unbeaten 44 from YMCA’s Reuben Wilson steered Leinster Under 15s to a four-wicket win against hosts NCU at Belmont.
North West beat Munster in U15s ( ) ZZZZ7:22 amZZZZ
The North West opened their account in the Under 15 interpros with a comfortable seven-wicket win against Munster at SeaPark.
Marshall hundred helps Leinster beat NW ( ) ZZZZ5:33 amZZZZ
Ethan Marshall’s century got Leinster’s Under 15 campaign off to a winning start with an emphatic 169-run win over the North West at Seapark.
NCU beat Munster in U15 interpro ( ) ZZZZ5:29 amZZZZ
Adam Heasley scored a brilliant century on his home ground at Belmont to get NCU Under 15’s defence of their crown off to a winning start with an emphatic 214-run win over Munster.
Leinster name youth squads for interpro series ( ) ZZZZ5:29 amZZZZ
Leinster have named their Under 15 and 17 squads for the interprovincial series that get under way next week.
NW name Under 15 squad ( ) ZZZZ9:53 amZZZZ
The North West have named their Under 15 squad for the interprovincial series which gets under way in the Belfast area next week.
Scotland to host Under 15 Celtic Cup ( ) ZZZZ4:02 pmZZZZ
The Celtic Cup will be run again in 2022 with Scotland's Under 15s meeting their Irish counterparts at Dumfries at the start of August.
Ireland Under 19 averages ( ) ZZZZ4:20 amZZZZ
TIM TECTOR won’t be returning home with silverware after his team were well beaten by the UAE in the Plate final but the Ireland captain will know his squad overachieved by finishing 10th in the U19 World Cup.
Tentative Ireland beaten by UAE in U19 Plate Final ( ) ZZZZ2:36 amZZZZ
IRELAND had to settle for 10th place at the U19 World Cup after a tentative batting display in Trinidad yesterday saw the Boys in Green soundly beaten by the United Arab Emirates in a one-sided Plate final.
Five star Sherzad fires Ireland to Plate final ( ) ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
A five-wicket haul by Muzamil Sherzad propelled Ireland to an eight-wicket win against Zimbabwe and a place in the Under 19 World Cup Plate final.
Le Roux to the rescue as Ireland beat Canada ( ) ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
Philippe le Roux struck a battling 83 not out in Trinidad to help Ireland to a 94-run victory over Canada in the first round of the U-19 World Cup Plate competition and a shot at automatic qualification for the 2024 event.
South Africa bludgeon Ireland into submission ( ) ZZZZ5:22 amZZZZ
South Africa's batsmen pummeled the Irish attack, smashing 19 sixes in a comprehensive 153-run (DLS) win in their winner takes all clash in Trinidad.
India overpower a timid Ireland ( ) ZZZZ5:39 amZZZZ
The result of Ireland’s second game at the Under-19 World Cup was always going to be inevitable, it was all about their performance against one of the powerhouses of world cricket.
India too strong for Ireland in U19 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ2:07 amZZZZ
Ireland's Under 19 cricketers were given a lesson by tournament favourites India as they slumped to a 174-run loss in Trinidad.
Cox century ensures Ireland beat Uganda ( ) ZZZZ9:30 pmZZZZ
An unbeaten century from Man-of-the-Match Josh Cox and four wickets for Matthew Humphreys ensured Ireland Under 19s started their World Cup tournament with a 39-runs win despite a late fightback from Uganda.
Keeping it in the family ( ) ZZZZ8:52 amZZZZ
It’s definitely a strange feeling being the third brother to play for our country - knowing that Jack and Harry have already been on this journey.
Who will graduate from the class of 22? ( ) ZZZZ3:33 amZZZZ
When it comes to talent identification there aren't many better than Ireland when it comes to players 'kicking on' and graduating from the youth ranks to senior recognition.
McGuire and Vincent star as Ireland beat Scotland ( ) ZZZZ2:15 amZZZZ
Nathan McGuire took five wickets, while David Vincent scored an unbeaten half century as Ireland Under 19s beat Scotland by seven wickets in their final warm-up match in Guyana.
Tim Tector following in family footsteps ( ) ZZZZ12:32 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Tim Tector, the third consecutive Tector brother to captain Ireland U19s at the World Cup spoke ahead of their first match against Uganda.
Ireland U19s well beaten by Sri Lanka ( ) ZZZZ11:25 pmZZZZ
Ireland Under 19s lost by 128 runs against Sri Lanka in their first official warm-up match in Guyana.
Emphatic Ireland gain consolation win ( ) ZZZZ3:54 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 19s go into their World Cup campaign on the back of a morale boosting 117-run win against Zimbabwe, finishing the series with a consolation victory
Zimbabwe win again to take 3-0 series lead ( ) ZZZZ3:51 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 19s lost again on Saturday, beaten by four wickets against Zimbabwe, who now hold an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.
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