history

122 YEARS OF CRICKET IN Y.M.C.A.

1890 - Cricket Club Formed. Played on hired grounds.

1911 - Claremont Road acquired.

1922 - Practice net purchased for £9.15

1930 - 1st XI Intermediate League winners.

1934 - Senior League admission.

1955 - Won the Leinster Senior League for the 1st time. (5 wins to date).

1977 - T.A.Dunlop became President of the Irish Cricket Union.
- Joint Winners of the Leinster Senior Overs League.

1982/83 - W.I.Lewis became President of the Leinster Cricket Union.

1984 - Won the Leinster Senior Cup for the 1st time. (9 wins to date).
- D.A.Lewis, 1st YM & Irish born player to score 1000 runs in a Leinster season and wins the Marchant Cup for batting and Samuels Cup as best all-rounder.

1986 - Winners of the Leinster Senior League, Senior Cup & Alan Murray Cup.
K.R.Bailey wins the Hopkins Cup for top wicket-keeper in Leinster.
T.Sullivan wins the O'Grady Cup for bowling.
J.D.Garth wins Samuels Cup for top all-rounder.

1987 - Won the Leinster Senior Cup & shared the Wiggins Teape League for the 2nd time.

1988 - Won the Leinster Senior Cup.

1989 - W.I.Lewis became President of the Irish Cricket Union.

1990 - Winners of the Leinster Senior League, Senior Cup & Alan Murray Cup.
J.D.Garth wins the Samuels Cup for top all-rounder for the 2nd time.

1991 - Won the Leinster Senior Cup (6th time in 8 years), Alan Murray Cup & shared the Wiggins Teape.
D.A.Lewis scores 1000 runs in a season and wins Samuels Cup both for the 2nd time.

1992 - A.R.Dunlop scores a 1000 runs in a season for the 1st time. Also collects the Marchant Cup for batting & Samuels Cup for best all-rounder.

1993 - Winners of the Leinster Senior League, Wiggins Teape League Cup (joint winners 3 times previously) & Alan Murry Cup for the 4th time.
A.R.Dunlop again scores a 1000 runs in a season and wins both the Marchant Cup & Samuels Cup for the 2nd time in a row.

1994 - A unique personal & club achievement was to provide Ireland's Captains at both Ladies and Gentleman's level. Miriam Grealey & Alan Lewis.
Winners of the Leinster Senior Cup.
D.A.Lewis wins Marchant Cup for the 2nd time.

1995 - A.R.Dunlop scores a 1000 runs in a season for the 3rd time.

2001 - Winners of the Leinster Senior Cup.

2002 - Winners of the Leinster Senior Cup for the 9th time.

2005 - A New Beginning. Y.M.C.A. moves into a new pavilion and clubhouse.

2008 - A.C.Vincent becomes President of the Leinster Cricket Union.

2009 - A.C.Vincent becomes President of Cricket Ireland.
Winners of the Leinster Senior League - Section B (Promoted to the New L.C.U. Division 1 League for 2010)

2011 - Claremont Road hosts to U19 World Cup Quaifiers as Vanautu play Nambia and Nepal.
Storm Trophy Cup Final (formely the Senior 2 Cup) held in Claremont Road as Merrion 2nds beat Clontarf 2nds.

2012 - Claremont Road holds it's first ever Leinster Senior Cup Final, as Clontarf beat Pembroke on Sat (Mon) 28th/30th July by 6 Wkts.
1st XI win Alan Murray T20 Cup.
L.C.Cole wins Hopkins Cup for top Wkt-Keeper in Leinster for the 1st time.
YMCA 3rd XI win League (Division 5) & Middle Cup Double.
A.C.Vincent becomes temporary President of Cricket Ireland for the 2nd time.
Claremont Road plays host to 2 ODI's as Ireland Women take on both Pakistan & Bangladesh.
YM U13A Team beat hosts Bready CC to win the All Ireland U13 Cup.

2013 - YMCA 1st XI defeat Pembroke to win RSA Leinster Senior Cup (10th time) at Claremont Road. J.P.Bray scores 130* in Final.
YMCA 3rd XI win League Division 5, their 4th successive league promotion (2010-2013).
YM U13s defeat Bready CC & U11s defeat Instonians to win All-Ireland Cup Finals.
D.Trent Johnston becomes 1st ever Leinster Lightning Player/Coach in re-vamped Inter-Provincial Series. Albert Van der Merwe & Simmi Singh selected for Squad.
Claremont Road named as home ground & base to the Irish Womens International Team under coach Jeremy P.Bray. Hosts Womens International T20 qualifers, semi-finals & Final.
YM Womens 1st XI return to senior cricket and win League Division 2 and Junior Cup.
Lucy O'Reilly selected as youngest ever senior Irish Womens International, aged 13.