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Battling Ireland lose to Australia Battling Ireland lose to Australia ZZZZ9:16 pmZZZZ
Despite a frustrating day of heavy showers, Ireland and Australia finally got their Hanley Energy Challenge ODI played to a conclusion on Thursday evening with the world champions’ class telling in the end with a 23-run win on DLS.
Toss could be vital in Ireland v Australia clash Toss could be vital in Ireland v Australia clash ZZZZ11:27 amZZZZ
Ireland's Ed Joyce believes Ireland can put on a show against the World Champions in Belfast and hopefully run them close.
Smith wary of Irish challenge Smith wary of Irish challenge ZZZZ11:00 amZZZZ
Full Strength World Champions Trying to Find Some Rhythm Ahead of Upcoming ODI's – Ireland Will be no Easy Task Says Smith.
Mooney says Ireland focused ahead of Aussie challenge Mooney says Ireland focused ahead of Aussie challenge ZZZZ10:35 amZZZZ
Despite weather interrupted preparations, Ireland's John Mooney believes that the team's mental approach will be vital in how they fare against World Champions Australia in Belfast.
O'Brien back behind stumps as Ireland eye Aussie upset O'Brien back behind stumps as Ireland eye Aussie upset ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
Niall O'Brien will be back in his rightful position behind the stumps when Ireland take on world champions Australia today in the Hanley Energy Challenge one-day international in Belfast.
Australia ready for battle against Ireland Australia ready for battle against Ireland ZZZZ8:38 amZZZZ
AUSTRALIA may have lost the Ashes, but the proud nation still thrashed England by an innings in the final Test of the series last weekend and it was only last March that they won the World Cup.
Young hoping to get unleashed Young hoping to get unleashed ZZZZ8:37 amZZZZ
WHEN Craig Young says we have had this conversation a dozen times before, it is an exaggeration but you can feel his pain.
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Interprovincial Competitions 2015
War of attrition ends in draw War of attrition ends in draw ZZZZ6:19 pmZZZZ
As expected the Hanley Energy Championship game between the Northern Knights and Leinster Lightning petered out into a tame draw at Stormont.
Sorensen haul gives Lightning the advantage Sorensen haul gives Lightning the advantage ZZZZ5:07 amZZZZ
MAX SORENSEN'S four wicket haul means it's advantage Lightning after an incredibly long, and for the most part attritional second day of the Hanley Energy Championship game at Stormont.
Rain ruins first day at Stormont Rain ruins first day at Stormont ZZZZ6:22 amZZZZ
Heavy rain allowed only 29.1 overs of play on the first day of the Interprovincial Championship match between the Northern Knights and Leinster Lightning.
D'Arcy called up for Lightning D'Arcy called up for Lightning ZZZZ6:03 amZZZZ
Following the news that Kevin O’Brien is nursing a slight hamstring injury, the Leinster Lightning selectors have called up Clontarf’s Adrian D’Arcy as his replacement
Lightning clinch title with win over Knights Lightning clinch title with win over Knights ZZZZ8:18 pmZZZZ
LEINSTER LIGHTNING regained the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Cup with a convincing 79 run win over challengers Northern Knights at Waringstown.
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Irish Cup 2015
Merrion and Waringstown win in Irish Cup Merrion and Waringstown win in Irish Cup ZZZZ10:29 pmZZZZ
Waringstown will meet Merrion in the final of the Irish Senior Cup after both favourites won their respective semi-finals with relative ease on Sunday.
Merrion and Waringstown to meet in Irish Cup final Merrion and Waringstown to meet in Irish Cup final ZZZZ9:57 pmZZZZ
Waringstown will meet Merrion in the final of the Irish Senior Cup after both favourites won their respective semi-finals with relative ease on Sunday.
Odds against all NCU cup final Odds against all NCU cup final ZZZZ6:06 amZZZZ
On the last occasion that two clubs from the Northern Cricket Union reached the semi-finals of the Irish Cup, it ended up an all-NCU final.
Irish Cup draws Irish Cup draws ZZZZ1:22 pmZZZZ
PEMBROKE will have home advantage in their quest to reach their first Irish Senior Cup final, when they will face three times winners Waringstown in the semi-final at Sydney Parade on Sunday August 16.
No shortage of drama in Irish Senior Cup No shortage of drama in Irish Senior Cup ZZZZ9:27 pmZZZZ
Ruan Pretorius created Irish Senior Cup history by clubbing 6 sixes in an over as Waringstown beat 2013 winners Clontarf in a thrilling encounter at Castle Avenue.
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