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1st XI Complete Impressive Senior Treble

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Cork County completed an impressive Senior treble following confirmation that they retained the Premier Division title on Sunday.

The 1st XI were confirmed as Premier Division champions on Sunday which followed on from their Senior Cup success the previous week. In addition to the Senior T20 Blast trophy which they won earlier in the summer, it is their second treble of Senior trophies in three seasons.

2019 Munster Senior Treble

2019 SENIOR CUP

A century for Cormac Hassett and a five-wicket haul from Abubakar Saddique helped Cork County to a 206-run win against County Kerry in the Senior Cup Final.

An opening stand of 130 between centurion Hassett and Brandon Kruger laid the perfect platform for Cork to post a daunting total. Hassett top scored with 103, while Kruger hit 55.

The middle order kept the momentum going as Jeremy Benton made 48, Robert Duggan 33, and Zubair Shah an unbeaten 31 in their total of 363 for 6.

Kerry were never in the chase with only Qassim’s 39 the major resistance as they made 157.

2019 Munster Senior Cup Winners

Abubabkar Saddique claimed 5 for 15, Nabeel Anjum 2-30, while a special word of praise for teenage spinner Diarmuid Carey who probably deserved better than his 1-28 off 10 overs.

“I’m absolutely delighted with the win in the cup final and for me personally to contribute with a century is a huge bonus,” said centurion Cormac Hassett.

“My opening partnership of 130 with Brandon Kruger really set the tone for the day and I aimed to take the attack to the Kerry bowlers from the off.

“The middle order really backed us up to help put on a big total and the bowlers were excellent to deny Kerry any room to get going.

“All in all a great overall team performance.”

Scorecard

At The Mardyke, Cork County beat County Kerry by 206 runs

Cork County 363-6 (50 overs; Cormac Hassett 103, Brandon Kruger 55, Jeremy Benton 48, Rob Duggan 33, Zuhair Shah 31*)

County Kerry 157 all out (43.2 overs; Qassim 39, Abubakar Saddique 5-15, Nabeel Anjum 2-30) 

 

 

Rebels through to Finals Day of Senior T20 Blast

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Reigning Champions Cork County Rebels captained by Chris Banon eased into Finals Day of the Munster Senior T20 Blast following two comfortable victories over Cork Harlequins and Midleton in Pool A of the competition. All three sides converged on the Mardyke on Saturday, 11th June, to play each other in a round robin T20 format.

Pool A

  • Cork County Rebels 185-3 beat Cork Harlequins 93-4 by 92 runs
  • Cork Harlequins beat Midleton
  • Midleton 79-9 lost to Cork County Rebels 83-3 by 7 wickets

 
The line-up for Finals Day on Saturday, 18th June, at the Mardyke is now known with last season’s winners Cork County Rebels taking on County Kerry in the first Semi-Final while Pool B winners County Galway take on Cork Harlequins.

  • Semi-Final A: Cork County Rebels  v  County Kerry
  • Semi-Final B: County Galway  v  Cork Harlequins
  • Final: Winners A  v  Winners B

 
The action kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday with some big hitting and crafty bowling sure to be on show! #CCRebels #MunsterT20

2016 Cork County Rebels

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