Lotto Results 04 May 2021

The numbers drawn in last night’s Lotto were;

 2, 6, 23 & 27

There was no winner of The Jackpot and next week’s Jackpot will be €1,200.00

There were two Lucky Dip winners, Bill Stuart and Andrew Russell (€25.00) each.

We would like to acknowledge the continued support of our sponsors Dwyer Electrical

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Coaching News

Our youth section is delighted and excited to announce that Tess Maritz and Clíodhna O’Reardon will be assisting in the coaching of the girls Minor team. They will also be taking on the roles of Lead Coaches for our Blue Stump group, which starts this evening. We are fortunate to have such talent willing and ready to impart the skills they have learned through their years at The Vineyard and their time at representative cricket.

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Lotto Results 27 April 2021

The numbers drawn in last night’s draw were:

9, 14, 19 & 23

There was no Jackpot winner last night and next week’s Jackpot will be €1,150.00.

The two Lucky Dip winners were Katie Archer and Paul McGrane (€25.00 each), congratulations to you both.

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the Lottery to date and if you would like to join in you can still get involved by signing up at the link below:

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Club Clothing

Orders are now being taken for club clothing for players and supporters for the 2021 season, details can be found on the following form:

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Focus on our sponsors

Our sponsors have never been more important to the club than through the pandemic. Over the next few weeks we will focus on those sponsors and we ask that you in turn will support them in their business.

Dwyer Electrical

Dwyer Electrical is a contracting business taking care of all electrical work on domestic, commercial, club and government projects.  Dwyer Electrical covers the North East Leinster area including Dublin City and is run by Michael, Alan and Louis Dwyer. 

For further information please contact. or Tel: 086 1016737

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Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin Interview

Cormac spends some time talking with Barry Chambers of Cricket Europe, see the full interview via the link below:

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Lotto Results 20th April 2020

The numbers drawn in last nights draw were;

13, 22, 23 & 25

There was no winner of the Jackpot and next week’s Jackpot will be €1,100.00.

The 2 Lucky Dip winners were, Chantelle Maritz and Anne Maguire (€25.00) each.

Many thanks for all your support and very specially to one of our great Club Sponsors, Michael Dwyer Electrical.

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Return To Cricket For Youths

Our young cricketers are due to return to cricket on the 29th of April.

Please make sure to have them register with Cricket Leinster at the following address:

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Lotto Results 13 April 2021

The following were the numbers drawn in yesterdays Lotto Draw:

7,14, 24 & 31

There was no Jackpot winner and the Jackpot for next week will be €1,050.00

There were two Lucky Dip winners; Kathy Carey and .Martin Kavanagh (€25.00) each.

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The Vineyard Vibe

Update on club activities and news edited by Bobby Swarbrigg:

The Vineyard Vibe           

The newsletter of The Hills Cricket Club                 

Bringing you regular news updates from all sections of our Club, together with results and brief details from all matches.

Vol. 1, issue 1, April 6th, 2021

A message from the President of The Hills, Michael Dwyer;

Well, what a year it has been! I hope you’re all keeping well and the lockdown hasn’t been too difficult for you.

I’m delighted and excited to write this address as President, in our very first newsletter; well done to all who have helped to create it. This newsletter will prove to be a very important way to communicate with our members and friends about what is going on in all aspects of our club.

I’m really looking forward to standing side by side with members and visitors watching some cricket this year and I firmly believe it will happen. Playing cricket is what our club is all about and it has been very difficult to keep the momentum of the club going while its core function has been prohibited.

I have to thank the members of the executive and of the various sub-committees for their hard work in keeping The Hills going at the high standards we have always maintained.

I would also like to thank our sponsors and fundraisers who have continued to support us without getting the normal return; let’s all dig deep and support our sponsors as well as our fundraisers this year.

I also want to thank the committee and members for extending my term as President for an extra year, and I look forward to carrying out the various duties that I didn’t get a chance to perform las year. I’ll be nominating a President Elect at the end of the coming season.

Finally, I’m taking this opportunity to wish all team managers, captains, and players in all teams, youth to First XIs, the very best of luck in 2021.


A message from The Hills Ladies’ First XI Captain, Miranda Andrews

Hi all, I hope everyone is keeping safe and well and looking forward to the season ahead. Hopefully restrictions will be lifted and we’ll get some cricket and have a chance to spend some time with our “cricket family”. There’s nothing better than sitting on the wall, watching a match on a sunny day with friends.

We have entered two teams this year in Division 1 and Division 3. We have a wonderful blend of experience, talent, enthusiasm, and complementary skill sets in The Hills Ladies section and we can’t wait to showcase them. Our strength is building and we hope to be able to demonstrate this on the pitch. There’s lots of work being done behind the scenes in all aspects of women’s cricket; so girls, be ready for when the shout comes for when training can start. And don’t forget to bring along a couple of pals! We’ve been very fortunate to have a new sponsor for our kit and are excited about “the big reveal” so keep your ear to the ground, watch out for “The Vineyard Vibe” and keep an eye on the social media channels.

Looking forward to a successful season!


A message from the Captain of The Hills First XI, Tomás Rooney Murphy;

Hi all, I hope everyone is staying safe and well. It’s been the longest of winters between seasons but we’re nearly there and the light at the end of the tunnel has never been closer.

For the coming season, we look forward to building on the progress we made last year with some new members on the First team and more of the younger members coming through. We welcome a few new additions this season as well as the return of some well rested older faces, making for another exciting year at The Vineyard, once we get going.

Looking forward to seeing you all soon.


A message from the Secretary of The Hills Youth Cricket sub-committee, Alan Courell;

We are delighted to hear that a clear road map has been outlined by the Government allowing us to commence training at the end of this month. We have been working closely with the Cricket Leinster Youth Committee to involve as many teams as possible in the 2021 season. We have entered as many as fourteen teams in various competitions, ranging from “Mixed Cats” teams made up of 1st and 2nd class boys and girls, to the Under 17 boys.

We will also have our regular Blue Stump sessions on Wednesday evenings for kids between 5 and 8 years old.

We will be getting assistance from some of our young adults, a number of whom have completed the Child Safeguarding Course allowing them to help.

One of the main aims of The Youth Committee will be to integrate our young players into adult cricket and we’ll be working closely with the Senior cricket sub-committee in this regard.

Keep an eye on the social media channels and “The Vineyard Vibe” for dates and times of training sessions.




Cricket Leinster have, after much debate, decreed that all Open cup competitions will be played in coloured clothing and that league cricket will be red ball/white clothing. This regulation means that all male players will require the SS gear, as used by the First XI last season. The ladies will be availing of their newly sponsored kit.

The Club has arranged with Ed Sports for supply of the appropriate kit as well as some casual clothing which may appeal to some non-playing members too. It has been arranged that an initial bulk order will be placed by the Club and that subsequently Individual purchases can be made directly from the Ed Sports website. Please see the attached brochure for details and prices.

A note from the editor

This is the inaugural issue of The Vineyard Vibe and we hope you found it informative and useful. As time goes on, and as we gain more experience, we are confident that The Vibe will prove its worth.

We will have contributions, throughout the season, from correspondents in all the teams and sections, so there shouldn’t be any excuse for not knowing about dates, times, or venues of matches or Club functions.

When the season gets up and running, we’ll be publishing on a weekly basis but until then you can expect us to drop into your inbox once a fortnight.

If you know of anyone else who would like to receive this newsletter please ask them to forward their email address to us and we’ll add them to our list of recipients.

See you soon,


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