In news that won't come as a shock to anyone, the ill-fated Euroslam has once again fallen by the wayside.

The competition which was supposed to have two teams from Ireland, Scotland and The Netherlands participating in a T20 tournament has been dogged by ill fortune and financial problems since it was first unveiled in March 2019.

Today's cancellation is the FIFTH time the tournament has been cancelled, although organisers have again optimistically indicated they will continue to make plans for 2024.

Flogging a dead horse or Robert the Bruce spirit?

They did of course eventually receive a signifcant cash injection which more than covered their losses for 2019 and boosted their coffers in 2020. There were reports of up to a million euros.

The below was the brief statement from Cricket Ireland that confirmed the event which was to be held at Malahide in August and September won't be proceeding.

Cricket Ireland has today confirmed that the Euro T20 Slam concept tournament will not proceed in 2023. Significant progress had been made on the development of the proposed franchise tournament, and plans for a 2024 launch.