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CRICKET: Emphatic win over Scotland sends Ireland into Desert T20 final against Afghanistan

Half centuries from Gary Wilson and Paul Stirling, followed up by a combined seven-wicket haul from spinners Jacob Mulder and George Dockrell propelled Ireland to an emphatic 98-run win against Celtic rivals Scotland in the Desert T20 in Dubai.

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Irelands Gary Wilson

CRICKET: Gary Wilson shines as Ireland beat Namibia

Gary Wilson’s unbeaten 38 helped Ireland secure their first win of the Desert T20 as they chased down Namibia’s total of 146/9 to win in the final over.

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Ireland's Andrew Balbirnie.

CRICKET: Ireland hit by double injury blow

Ireland have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of their opening Desert T20 international clash with Afghanistan on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

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Ed Joyce has committed to a full-time contract with Ireland.

CRICKET: Ed Joyce commits to full-time Ireland contract

Ed Joyce is one of ten players to agree a central category-A contract with Cricket Ireland in the list released today by the governing body.

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Andrew White

CRICKET: Andrew White agrees coaching role with Ireland

Andrew White has been appointed as a Specialist Coach for Ireland’s tour of the UAE in January, where they will take part in the eight-nation Desert T20.

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Cricket: Trevor Britton to make CIYMS return

Cricket: Trevor Britton to make CIYMS return

Spin bowler Trevor Britton is rejoining CIYMS less than a year after he returned to his native North West.

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Andy McBrine of Donemana will be hoping his team can make it through first round of the Bank of Ireland NW Senior Cup after Wednesday's draw pitted them against Eglinton.

NW CRICKET: Holders Donemana handed tough opener

Donemana have been handed a difficult start in their quest for a sixth successive Bank of Ireland North West Senior Cup crown with Ricky-Lee Dougherty’s side landing an away tie at Eglinton in yesterday’s first round draw.

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Keegan Petersen

Cricket: Instonians sign all-rounder Petersen as professional

NCU Premier League champions Instonians have signed a leading South African all-rounder as their overseas professional for next season.

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Ruhan Pretorius

Cricket: North Down sign Pretorius to replace run machine Malan

North Down have chosen South African Ruhan Pretorius to fill the boots of run-machine Pieter Malan at The Green next season.

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Derry Midweek Cricket League AGM takes place on Tuesday night.

CRICKET: Derry Midweek AGM

The Derry Midweek Cricket League’s Annual General Meeting takes place this Tuesday December 13.

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CSNI captain Andrew Cowden (left) collects the NICSSA Club of the Year award.

It’s double delight for CSNI at awards event

CSNI enjoyed double success at the Northern Ireland Civil Service Sports Association Awards ceremony.

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Civil Service North captain Andrew Cowden (second left) who led his side to the NCU Senior Challenge Cup last season  with Carrick secretary Glen Graham after the clubs were drawn against each other in the first round of next seasons competition.

CRICKET: Holders Civil Service North face Carrick in first round of NCU Challenge Cup

Holders Civil Service North have been handed a tough draw in the first round of next season’s Arthur J Gallagher NCU Challenge Cup.

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Cricket: Jason van der Merwe joins CIYMS

Cricket: Jason van der Merwe joins CIYMS

CIYMS have pipped a number of clubs for the signature of Jason van der Merwe.

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Ireland coach John Bracewell.

CRICKET: Northern Knights announce winter training squad

The Northern Knights have announced their Winter Training Squad in preparation for the 2017 Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championship. 

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Lisburn unveil South African Koopman as new overseas professional

Lisburn unveil South African Koopman as new overseas professional

Amidst the flurry of moves around and into the NCU Premier League, Lisburn have announced that Gionne Koopman will be their overseas professional for 2016.

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Northern Knights coach Simon Johnston

Young guns get opportunity in Knights training squad

A number of young players have been given the opportunity to stake their claim after being named in the Northern Knights winter training squad.

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Coleraine's Jarred Barnes.

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Cricket: Muckamore sign leading seam bowler

Muckamore have shown they mean business on their return to the NCU Premier League with the signing of one of the best fast bowlers in the North West.

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