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Dermott Monteith

Dermott Monteith

(1943 – 2009)

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Dermott Monteith

Dermott Monteith
(1943 – 2009)

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Dermott Monteith

(1943 – 2009)
About Dermott
This is an online tribute in memory of James Dermott Monteith. Dermott Monteith was an Irish international cricketer. Monteith was a right-handed batsman who bowled Slow left-arm orthodox. Monteith was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Queens University Belfast.
Dermott Monteith played the majority of his club cricket for Lisburn Cricket Club and also had spells at Queen's University and Middlesex County Cricket Club. He also toured with the Marylebone Cricket Club to Bangladesh and East Africa.
Monteith captained Ireland on 38 occasions, winning 11 times, passing James Boucher's record number of wickets in 1984 and ended his playing career with Ireland with 326 wickets in 76 matches.It
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remains an Irish record.
Dermott Monteith took 100 club wickets in a season twice for Lisburn Cricket Club in 1971 and 1973 with his slow left-arm orthodox spin. His maiden century for Lisburn came in 1971.
Dermott Monteith was a 38-year-old veteran when he was called upon by Middlesex as cover for the 1981 season. He proved more than capable at county level, taking 24 wickets in eight County Championship appearances with a best of 5 for 60 against Essex.
Monteith was also an enthusiastic rugby player and played for Bangor Rugby Club. His sporting career ended when he became the victim of a hit and run accident in early 1985. Monteith finished his first class cricket career with 94 wickets at 20.64
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and 530 runs at 15.58.
Monteith later went on to coach cricket at both Bangor Rugby Football and Cricket Club and Donaghadee Cricket Club, even attempting a short lived playing comeback while at Donaghadee. Subsequently he became a national selector and President of the Irish Cricket Union.
He wrote his autobiography, A Stone in the Glasshouse, in 2004. On 6 December 2009 Dermott Monteith died in Bangor, County Down, aged 66. This online memorial is in honour of Dermott Monteith, his life and his achievements. May he rest in peace.
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Dermott Monteith

This is an online tribute in memory of James Dermott Monteith. Dermott Monteith was an Irish international cricketer. Monteith was a right-handed batsman who bowled Slow left-arm orthodox. Monteith was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Queens University Belfast.
Dermott Monteith played the majority of his club cricket for Lisburn Cricket Club and also had spells at Queen's University and Middlesex County Cricket Club. He also toured with the Marylebone Cricket Club to Bangladesh and East Africa.
Monteith captained Ireland on 38 occasions, winning 11 times, passing James Boucher's record number of wickets in 1984 and ended his playing career with Ireland with 326 wickets in 76 matches.It...

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