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Upcoming Fixtures

Sat 20th July (12.00): 1sts v Balbriggan 1sts, Championship, Park Avenue.
Sun 21st July (13.00): 2nds v Clontarf 2nds, Division 3, Park Avenue.
Sun 21st July (13.00): 4ths v Dundalk 1sts, Division 10, Hiney Park .

Recent Results

16th July, Women v WPembroke 3rds, WDivision 3, Sydney Parade
Railway Women won by 10 runs
Railway 130 for 3 (20 overs), Eimear Linehan 34,Samantha Bevis 33,Ciara O’Brien 30*
Pembroke 120 for 4 (20 overs), Nicky Bell 61, Naomi Mitchell 26, Ciara O’Brien 2-18.

14th July, 1sts v Templepatrick 1sts, National Cup quarter-final, Park Avenue
Railway 1sts won by 9 runs,
Railway 236 all out (39.4 overs), Glenn Querl 47, Kenny Carroll 43, Alex Stiles 38, Chad Laycock 37, Callum Weir 4-37, Phil Kernaghan 2-29, Ewan Wilson 2-31
Templepatrick 227 for 9 (40 overs), Ari Smith 114*, Mark Thompson 33, Ricky Greer 25, Hamza Maan 5-41.

14th July, 3rds v Balbriggan 2nds, Division 6, Jack Harper Memorial
Railway Union 3rds won by 106 runs
Railway 322 all out (44.5 overs), Ciaran Kenny 125, Gerard O’Brien 89, Mohnish Kriplani 57, Ikhtiar Sanzai 3-45 (3rd wicket stand of 212 between Kenny and O’Brien)
Balbriggan 216 all out (43 overs), Justin Kavanagh Martin 61, Yaser Sheriff 2-33, Rahul Gomes 2-37, Vignesh Kannan 2-46.

13th July, 1sts v Clontarf 1sts, Championship, Castle Avenue
Clontarf 1sts won by 90 runs
Clontarf 255 for 7 (50 overs), Eoghan Delany 132*, David Delany 42, Chad Laycock 3-50
Railway 165 all out (39.4 overs), Glenn Querl 52, Kenny Carroll 31, Shariful Aslam 3-28.

13th July, 2nds v Merrion 2nds, Division 3, Anglesea Road
Merrion 2nds won by 144 runs
Merrion 301 all out (49.2 overs), Tincy Khanduja 102, Niran Shankar 59, Fakhar Zaman 2-44, Furqan ul Haq 2-60
Railway 157 all out (43 overs), Furqan ul Haq 39, Richard Bisgood 5-49.

13th July, 3rds v Rush 2nds, Middle Cup quarter-final, Kenure
Rush 2nds won by 49 runs
Rush 223 for 8 (40 overs), Noman Shahid 47, Cian Rock 49*, Conor McGuire 32, Adam Benson 4-47.
Railway 174 for 9 (40 overs), Mohnish Kriplani 43,Ciaran Kenny 39, Cian Rock 3-34.

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Youth Cricket

Published on Jul 19, 2019 04:00 pm

U8s, Cubs and Minors coaching will be on the Astro Pitch tonight, as our Ladies Team have a Home match. Training continues as usual next week on Tuesday5-6.30pm for Juniors, Thursday 4-5pm for Cubs & Minors, 5-6.30 for Juniors and Friday U8s, Cubs and Minors 6.30-8pm.

Our second week of the Academy has seen us reach full capacity for this season. We have had Glenn Querl back coaching with Railway this week – and guest appearances from Joey Carroll, Nicky Kenny – Merrion Head Coach and Head Coach at St Andrews and Brendan Carpenter- Ex Connaught Rugby Player and coaching tutor. The Academy continues next weekTuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10am-1pm. Please ensure your child returns their consent form to the coaches ASAP. Please for any queries.

Matches this Week
Our Cubs team hosted a fantastic blitz on Saturday morning 10am-2pm playing against Merrion and 2 Leinster teams. Huge congratulations to our U11 Cup Team who won their semi-final last Sunday and are into the Final (date tbc). Our Minor Bs enjoyed their friendly match in Clontarf on Sunday morning and the Cubs had a great win against Terenure on Monday night. Tuesday‘s Minor A game V Merrion was deferred on Merrion’s request and U17s had a busy week with 2 games this week – v Phoenix and MCU.

Upcoming Fixtures
Sunday 21st – Junior As V NC – Home 10am
Monday 22nd – Minor B v Leinster – Home 6pm
Tuesday 23rd – Junior As V Merrion – Away 6pm
Wednesday 24th – U19s v Phoenix – Away 2pm
Wednesday 24th – Cubs v YMCA – Home 4pm
Saturday 27th – Junior Bs v The Hills – Home 10am
Sunday 28th – Minor A v NC – Home 10am

U8s Blitz
U8s have set the date to host our U8 blitz in Railway – Sunday 11th August 9.30-11.30am. Leinster, Malahide, YMCA, Greystones, Adamstown and Merrion have all signed up teams. Please sign your child up – ice cream van visit afterwards is an incentive!

Well done Rory!
Congratulations to Rory Honan who has been selected for 2 Leinster U13 Matches in the NCU Series – best of luck in these games.

Tidying Up
Just a gentle reminder to all youth members to tidy up any rubbish and put into bins and to help tidy up cricket gear after training and matches.

Fundraising – Cricket Leinster Grand Draw

Published on Jul 19, 2019 04:48 am

Thanks to everyone who supported the bag packing day in Dunnes Corenscourt last weekend. It was a huge success. A phenomenal effort by Jennifer LeRoux organising things, Liza Kritzinger putting it together, and all the bag-packing heroes who gave their time for the club.

Our next big drive is to reinstate the cricket practice area behind the new pavilion. Work starts on this next Monday. We will be raising funds for this through the Cricket Leinster Grand Draw. We have an allocation of 500 tickets (with a fundraising value of €5,000). Tickets are individually numbered and priced at €10 each or 6 for €50. All Ticket Sales Proceeds accrue to Railway Union – so this is a fantastic opportunity to support your club.

We are looking for each family to sell at least 6 tickets for €50 and more if possible – A Youth Committee Rep will have the tickets available at every Friday night training for the next few weeks – please look out for Jenny tonight.

The same applies to Men and Women senior members. Ger O’Brien and team captains will be distributing tickets in the coming week. It’s a great opportunity to get some much-needed funds to invest in improving our facilities. And the prizes are pretty good too!

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Rshare on Twittere »Player StatzCiaran Kenny’s good run of form has continued after his return from injury. Ciaran’s 125 for the 3rds in Balbriggan takes him past Ger O’Brien at the top of the batting charts with 504 runs at an average of 38. This despite Ger scoring 82 in a stand of over 200 with him in the same match.

Hamza Mann has now taken 23 wickets in Cricket Leinster competitions this season, he comfortably leads the wicket-taking charts. His impressive stats don’t include his first five-for for the first XI in the National Cup last weekend.