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The Magazine: Beyond the Boundary

Articles that look at people who have made important contributions to Irish Cricket off the field.

Clarissa Crawford Pilkington
Siobhan McBennett's funeral eulogy to the woman who, as player and administrator, led the development of Irish women's cricket for 60 years.
Ireland's Lady President
In 2018 Aideen Rice became not just the first female president of Ireland's governing body, but only the second to hold such a post in any of the major cricket nations.
Joe Doherty
Joe Doherty fulfilled a variety of roles at club, regional and national level.
Ian Callender
Ian Callender has chronicled countless Irish cricket records from one of the more comfortable vantage points beyond the boundary: the Press Box.
Robin Walsh
Robin Walsh was always my go-to man in a crisis, and even today I still seek his wise counsel in troubled times.
Alfie Linehan
The great paradox of Alfie Linehan was to be found in his disposition on the cricket field and off it.
Derek Scott
When Derek Scott died in 2015 it was as if a giant oaktree which embraced the cricket world of Railway Union, Leinster, Ireland and abroad had been felled.
Roy Torrens
The problem with writing about Roy Torrens’ contribution to cricket in Ireland is where to begin.
Richard Johnson
The remarkable thing about Richard Johnson’s life beyond the boundary is not simply to be found in the number of vital roles he has played.
Bob Kerr
A former President and Chairman of the Irish Cricket Union, Bob Kerr died suddenly while supporting Ireland at the World Cup in 2007.
John Wright
John Wright may have been diminutive in stature, but there is no doubt of the giant contribution he made to Irish cricket.
John Caldwell
John Caldwell knew that his one of first meetings as chairman of the Irish Cricket Union was going to be hugely difficult.
Cecil Walker
In a team of those who’ve made the greatest contribution to cricket in Ireland, Cecil Walker's name would be written in capital letters.
Evans Dexter
A former ICU President, Evans Dexter is the man who built the modern day Clontarf Cricket Club.
Brían O'Rourke
Brían O'Rourke has done remarkable work developing youth cricketers at international, provincial, club and schools levels.
World Cup League 2
Namibia beat Scotland by 3 wickets.
Windhoek, 5 December.
Scotland 208 (50 overs; B McMullen 56, G Munsey 51; R Trumpelmann 4-73)
Namibia 210-7 (44 overs; JN Loftie-Eaton 67*, P Ya France 52*; M Watt 328)

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Video Highlights
 Afghanistan v Ireland 2015
Highlights from Ireland's three wicket win in Dubai (Cricket Ireland)
Ed Liddle's Player Profiles
 Nigel Thompson
Ireland 1988-1992
Take Your Pic!
  Myburgh destroys Ireland
The 2014 T20 World Cup match between Ireland and The Netherlands produced one of the most amazing run chases in history.
Tournament Feature
 2008 European A
The Netherlands
Match from the Past
 Ireland lost to Australia by 282 runs
2 Day, College Park, 18-19 September 1961
CricketEurope Magazine
  1982: North beat Leinster in inaugural Final
The first Irish Senior Cup final saw a Simon Corlett inspired North overcame Leinster by 14 runs in a rain-shortened contest.
International Venues
Coburg, Dublin
Latest Photos
 North West Awards dinner
Pics by Lawrence Moore of the annual presentation dinner
Andrew Balbirnie
 The Irish captain speaking after the loss to Sri Lanka