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    It's not like Morgan came into the setup as the complete article. I really don't see the problem with an associate player wanting to develop and further his career as much as possible. I actually really hope he won't be the last. I know it's a loss for Irish cricket, but it's probably also a gain in terms of youngsters, it gives the very best young Irish players a definite career path that may well keep them in the game.

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    The guy on the radio, can't remember whether it was Garraway or the Irish guy, during the interval, was mentioning they have central contracts now in Ireland (Stirling is on one), so that can only be good in terms of retaining their players.

    Annual ICC sanctioned 4 day games against England & the touring sides would be nice imo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by four_or_six View Post
    Rubbish when it rains, but a bit of good luck for us there. No more matches in Guyana now which is good.
    Yeah, I think these matches should've been scheduled for Antigua, and Antigua's ODIs and 20/20s agaisnt the Saffers could've been shifted to Guyana instead....

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    Quote Originally Posted by GraemeSmith View Post
    ha ha ha.... the rain gods seem to have it in for England
    Actually, the rain may have come to England's assistance this time....

    To paraphrase Colly, nine times out of ten 120 would lose you a game.


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    Quote Originally Posted by superkingdave View Post
    The guy on the radio, can't remember whether it was Garraway or the Irish guy, during the interval, was mentioning they have central contracts now in Ireland (Stirling is on one), so that can only be good in terms of retaining their players.

    Annual ICC sanctioned 4 day games against England & the touring sides would be nice imo.
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    yup. I blame the ipl, fwiw.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    FC entity in Dub or Belfast, IMHO. Cheerio Northants.
    Nah, get rid of Durham. Last in, first out and all that, and nobody would be too upset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    FC entity in Dub or Belfast, IMHO. Cheerio Northants.
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    lol, Bopara has just smashed the windscreen of a police car in practice.

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    What I want to know is why there was a police car parked at cover.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shivfan View Post
    Actually, the rain may have come to England's assistance this time....

    To paraphrase Colly, nine times out of ten 120 would lose you a game.
    Nice try... it all depends on the conditions and the opposition and with the greatest of respect to Ireland, I think England were favourites to defend 120 on that pitch. I'd love Ireland to have had the chance to chase them, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc71178 View Post
    Nah, get rid of Durham. Last in, first out and all that, and nobody would be too upset.
    Agree with that, they can become an international side if they want, will stop Scaly moaning about them not getting picked for England.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pothas View Post
    Agree with that, they can become an international side if they want, will stop Scaly moaning about them not getting picked for England.
    Perhaps the Durham players should just lower their sights and seek selection for their home country, Scotland

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    Perhaps the Durham players should just lower their sights and seek selection for their home country, Scotland
    What's the point when England steal all our gun players, like Craig Kieswetter?

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