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Joe Burns leaves the field after his century for Queensland Bulls against Ireland.
Joe Burns leaves the field after his century for Queensland Bulls against Ireland. ©QCA
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Ireland slump to heavy loss against Queensland Ireland slump to heavy loss against Queensland ZZZZ9:53 amZZZZ
Ireland slumped to a heavy 230 run loss to the Queensland Bulls in the opening match of their acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Injury rules Murtagh and Stirling out of Ireland tour Injury rules Murtagh and Stirling out of Ireland tour ZZZZ8:56 amZZZZ
Tim Murtagh and Paul Stirling have been withdrawn by Cricket Ireland from their acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand due to injury.
Stirling serious doubt for Ireland tour Stirling serious doubt for Ireland tour ZZZZ8:07 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling did not travel with his four fellow county professionals today to join up with the Ireland squad in Australia for their pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour.
Mayor welcomes Irish cricket team to the Gold Coast Mayor welcomes Irish cricket team to the Gold Coast ZZZZ1:11 pmZZZZ
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has welcomed Ireland's national cricket team to the Gold Coast ahead of its Australian competition debut on Tuesday.
Ireland ready for Oz challenge Ireland ready for Oz challenge ZZZZ8:30 amZZZZ
Ireland and Scotland have touched down in Australia for a four-week tour that will see them gain vital match experience across Australia and New Zealand.
Gary Wilson signs contract extension at Surrey Gary Wilson signs contract extension at Surrey ZZZZ8:47 amZZZZ
Gary Wilson has agreed a two-year contract extension with Surrey which will run until the end of the 2016 season.
Mott and Hopkinson join coaching staff Mott and Hopkinson join coaching staff ZZZZ8:46 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have signed up two coaches to help prepare for the World Cup next spring.
Ireland strengthen coaching staff ahead of World Cup Ireland strengthen coaching staff ahead of World Cup ZZZZ5:01 pmZZZZ
Matthew Mott and Carl Hopkinson will join the Irish camp as specialist coaches during both their ongoing month long acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand and World Cup campaign next year.
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Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights (2) (20 September)
Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights (1) (20 September)
SP Cricket Academy Launch (17 September)
Northern Knights v Leinster Lightning (14 September)
Ireland v Scotland, 3rd ODI (2) (12 September)
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Ireland v Scotland, 3rd ODI - Beyond the Boundary (12 September)
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Provincial News
Strabane who clinched the league title in dramatic style with a 6 run win at Ardmore
North West
NW Review 1: Ardmore NW Review 1: Ardmore ZZZZ2:28 pmZZZZ
A disappointing season with relegation only avoided on the last day of the season.
Ardmore beat Glendermott to ensure Premier survival Ardmore beat Glendermott to ensure Premier survival ZZZZ9:03 pmZZZZ
Decker Curry hits 84 and Gary Neely takes 4 for 20 as Glendermott are beaten by 121 runs.
Villagers safe as Ardmore come up short Villagers safe as Ardmore come up short ZZZZ7:22 amZZZZ
Ardmore will provide the opposition to Glendermott in Sunday's promotion/relegation game after the Bleachgreen side were beaten by Eglinton in Saturday's 7th-place play-off at a sunny but cold Magheramason.
Decisive weekend in NW as season ends Decisive weekend in NW as season ends ZZZZ9:45 amZZZZ
After much deliberation the local cricket season will after all have its final day in the sun for 2014 as Glendermott announced on Monday night that they would be taking their place in the promotion/relegation play-off.
Strabane the best Barr none Strabane the best Barr none ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
A day of high drama and even higher emotion signalled the end of the regular North West cricket season as Strabane only just managed to overcome dogged Ardmore at the Bleachgreen on Sunday to claim a third senior championship in the past six years.
Donegal ‘Cricket in the Park’ Donegal ‘Cricket in the Park’ ZZZZ1:44 pmZZZZ
The local communities of Donegal witnessed the introduction of cricket to the masses through an initiative suitably named ‘Cricket in the Park’.
Leinster Lightning with the Newstalk trophy
Leinster
Final Division 1 Averages Final Division 1 Averages ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
The leading averages for 2014 and the individual trophy winners.
Final Division 2 Averages Final Division 2 Averages ZZZZ12:26 amZZZZ
The leading averages and individual Division 2 trophy winners.
Leinster sign off with win Leinster sign off with win ZZZZ8:28 amZZZZ
Right to the end, class rose to the top as Leinster Lightning completed a clean sweep of victories in the Newstalk inter-provincial Cup.
Dublin Cricket Academy Winter Cricket Coaching Dublin Cricket Academy Winter Cricket Coaching ZZZZ5:18 pmZZZZ
These sessions will be ran by top class coaches and give your child the opportunity to improve their cricket skills.
Mental Health Awareness Seminar Mental Health Awareness Seminar ZZZZ1:36 pmZZZZ
The South Dublin County Sports Partnership is organising a Mental Health Awareness seminar aimed at club coaches, committee members, leaders and parents.
Ireland lose to South Africa Ireland lose to South Africa ZZZZ8:21 amZZZZ
News of defeats for Ireland Women plus the Leinster Lightning squad.
Instonians - winners of Premier League 2014
Northern
NCU Review 2: CIYMS NCU Review 2: CIYMS ZZZZ11:24 amZZZZ
A disappointing season for the Belmont Road club despite early promise.
NCU Review 1: Ballymena NCU Review 1: Ballymena ZZZZ9:47 amZZZZ
It wasn't a season to remember for Ballymena, but they had the consolation of avoiding relegation.
NCU Development Tour to South Africa NCU Development Tour to South Africa ZZZZ3:58 pmZZZZ
It is an indication of how far the union has come in such a short time that there is the confidence to undertake a major Development Tour for the first time in ten years.
Exceptional Taj picks up prestigious award Exceptional Taj picks up prestigious award ZZZZ1:38 pmZZZZ
An exceptional performance was recognised at the final Ulster Bank Awards presentation by an exceptional award.
Northern Knights Squad to face Leinster Lightning squad for last interpro of the season Northern Knights Squad to face Leinster Lightning squad for last interpro of the season ZZZZ8:42 amZZZZ
Final match in the Newstalk IP50 takes place on Saturday 20 September at Rathmines.
Lee Nelson will pick up silverware this year (Updated) Lee Nelson will pick up silverware this year (Updated) ZZZZ9:51 pmZZZZ
Despite League and Cup disappointments in 2014 Waringstown skipper Lee Nelson has finished the season as the leading batsman.
The Munster XI which dew with the MCC at The Mardyke.
Munster
Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (1) Tipperary Cricket and the Great War (1) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Lt. Henry R. Inigo-Jones (1891-1914)
It's not just the hurlers in Tipperary It's not just the hurlers in Tipperary ZZZZ2:07 amZZZZ
Some young Tipperary cricketers have also been shining on the cricket fields of Ireland.
Simmons stars as President's XI beat Cork County Simmons stars as President's XI beat Cork County ZZZZ5:36 pmZZZZ
Ireland coach Phil Simmons stole the show as he top scored as the Cricket Ireland President's XI beat Cork County in a special 140th anniversary match at The Mardyke.
Ireland to take on Cork County Ireland to take on Cork County ZZZZ3:55 pmZZZZ
Irish Cricket stars to take on Cork County to mark 140th Anniversary.
Clare's Double Century Hero Clare's Double Century Hero ZZZZ5:06 amZZZZ
Sukhpal Singh scored a rare 200 runs for Co. Clare against Midleton last weekend. The student, based in Limerick, is making waves in Munster and has put Co. Clare in pole position in the Munster Senior League.
Clare & Galway through to MSC final Clare & Galway through to MSC final ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
Co Clare and Co Galway will contest the 2014 Munster Senior Cup Final following wins over Tipperary County and Limerick Raiders respectively, last Sunday.
Live Coverage
 Queensland beat Ireland XI by 230 runs
Gold Coast.
Queensland 322-6 (50 overs, J Burns 107, C Hartley 95, N Reardon 61, G McCarter 3-63)
Ireland XI 92 (30.1 overs, G Dockrell 32*, M Steketee 3-11)
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Ireland arrive in Australia