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IRELAND'S WOES CONTINUE
5 February 2014

IRELAND'S WOES CONTINUE

Two convincing defeats was not the start Ireland wanted on their Caribbean tour and the problems continue to grow with the departure of all-rounder John Mooney after some stress related health issues.

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GENTLEMAN TOM McCLOY
14 January 2014

GENTLEMAN TOM McCLOY

One of Lisburn's great icons Tom McCloy has played his final innings and his sad passing ends an historic chapter in the history of Ulster's longest surviving club.

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2014 WILL BE A TOUGH YEAR FOR CLUBS
13 January 2014

2014 WILL BE A TOUGH YEAR FOR CLUBS

It may seem a long time to the start of the domestic season, but there’s no rest for our international players and in a couple of weeks they’ll be heading off to the West Indies to compete in the regional 50-overs competition and then playing in Jamaica.

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SIMMO "PHILS" THE BILL
6 December 2013

SIMMO "PHILS" THE BILL

Twenty20 wins against cricket minnows like Italy, Hong Kong and Nepal might seem a far cry for a country seeking test status, but in international cricket you are where you are and the fight for associate countries to get into the top tier is packed with banana skins.

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LET'S BAN SLEDGING
25 November 2013

LET'S BAN SLEDGING

Jonathan Trott's early return from the Ashes Tour for health reasons may open a much bigger debate on the potential damage of sledging on the field and verbal attacks through the media, which are deemed too personal.

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WELL OILED OR HARD BOILED?
18 October 2013

WELL OILED OR HARD BOILED?

Is the Northern Cricket Union going soft these days or has the set-up become so perfected over 129 years that there's nothing to be fixed these days.

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BOYD REAPS HIS REWARD
24 September 2013

BOYD REAPS HIS REWARD

Boyd Rankin's controversial switch of allegiance to England reaped its reward with his recent selection for the Ashes Tour.

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