Ireland Women squads announced Ireland Women squads announced ( ) ZZZZ6:34 pmZZZZ
Ireland's selectors have unveiled a total of 37 players in their winter training squads, split between their Performance squad and the Emerging Players Programme.
Ireland squad still in limbo Ireland squad still in limbo ( ) ZZZZ6:51 pmZZZZ
IN an ideal world, the 15 players who will represent Ireland at the World Cup finals in just three months’ time should be together in Dubai this week preparing for two matches against a New Zealand A side.
Tough task for class of 15 to emulate 07 heroes Tough task for class of 15 to emulate 07 heroes ( ) ZZZZ6:44 pmZZZZ
It may be only just under eight years ago, but that seems a lifetime in cricket as Ireland announced themselves on the world stage with a series of thrilling displays.
Dubai contests under debate Dubai contests under debate ( ) ZZZZ11:26 amZZZZ
Six team tournament unlikely, but still vital for World Cup preparation.
Ireland to face Bangladesh in Dubai tournament Ireland to face Bangladesh in Dubai tournament ( ) ZZZZ6:35 amZZZZ
Bangladesh have agreed to play Ireland and the other Associate World Cup Qualifiers in Dubai in January.
Irish auditions reach final stage Irish auditions reach final stage ( ) ZZZZ2:18 pmZZZZ
It's last chance saloon for Irish World Cup hopefuls as they look to impress Irish selectors on mini UAE tour.
Irish boost at Ryder withdrawal Irish boost at Ryder withdrawal ( ) ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
Irish bowlers breathing sigh of relief after Jesse Ryder withdraws from New Zealand A for their mini tour of the UAE.
World Cup gets smaller World Cup gets smaller ( ) ZZZZ4:54 amZZZZ
ICC push ahead with plans to take the world out of the World Cup.
Ireland Women Bangkok Bound Ireland Women Bangkok Bound ( ) ZZZZ2:08 pmZZZZ
Ireland have been drawn alongside The Netherlands, China and an African qualifier in the T20 World Cup Qualifiers which will be held in Bangkok next year.
Paul Stirling and Max Sorensen return to the Ireland squad Paul Stirling and Max Sorensen return to the Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Batsman Stirling and opening bowler Sorensen were both ruled out of Ireland’s recent World Cup acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand through injury, but have been passed fit to link up with the squad which will depart for the training camp on November 19th.
Ireland World Cup 15: The experts view (2) Ireland World Cup 15: The experts view (2) ( ) ZZZZ8:39 amZZZZ
The second and final part of our series sees Ger Siggins, Ian Johnston, Stu Daultrey, Ian Callender and Lawrence Moore don the selectorial caps.
Ireland World Cup 15: The experts view (1) Ireland World Cup 15: The experts view (1) ( ) ZZZZ1:13 amZZZZ
In the first of a two part series, we ask leading Irish cricket experts which 15 they would take to the World Cup.
Ryder returns for New Zealand Ryder returns for New Zealand ( ) ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
Jesse Ryder is recalled to international cricket for games in the UAE next month.
Ireland to play double header against New Zealand A Ireland to play double header against New Zealand A ( ) ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Ireland's cricketers will play two games against New Zealand A in the UAE next month.
Ireland taught harsh lesson Ireland taught harsh lesson ( ) ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
IRELAND’S players got a taste of what they can expect at next year’s World Cup finals as their acclimatisation tour ended with a third straight defeat.
Ryder demolishes Ireland Ryder demolishes Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
JESSIE RYDER'S brutal assault on Ireland's seamers saw Otago defeat the tourists by three wickets in the final match of their World Cup acclimatisation tour in Lincoln.
The tour that keeps on taking The tour that keeps on taking ( ) ZZZZ7:31 amZZZZ
THE tour that was supposed to give Ireland’s likely World Cup squad invaluable match practice in Australia and New Zealand just keeps on taking.
Wilson positive despite nightmare tour Wilson positive despite nightmare tour ( ) ZZZZ7:14 pmZZZZ
GARY Wilson will tomorrow complete two visits to New Zealand and he has yet to play a game of cricket. The Surrey professional has been the forgotten man on Ireland’s pre-WorldCup acclimatisation tour, so badly affected by injuries and withdrawals.
Ireland slump to emphatic loss against Canterbury Ireland slump to emphatic loss against Canterbury ( ) ZZZZ10:17 amZZZZ
Ireland slumped to a 117 runs loss against Canterbury in their penultimate game in New Zealand.
Simmons frustration at nightmare tour Simmons frustration at nightmare tour ( ) ZZZZ10:11 amZZZZ
NATIONAL coach Phil Simmons has spoken of his frustration as Ireland’s pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour Down Under enters its final week.
And then there were 14! And then there were 14! ( ) ZZZZ10:12 amZZZZ
Confirmation that William Porterfield has left Ireland’s pre-World Cup tour came shortly before 1am in New Zealand and is the latest, devastating blow to what is proving to be a jinxed four weeks Down Under.
Ireland match abandoned Ireland match abandoned ( ) ZZZZ7:19 amZZZZ
Ireland's scheduled game against New Zealand has been abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Porterfield blow for Ireland Porterfield blow for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ8:45 pmZZZZ
A mystery illness was the explanation for his absence in Thursday’s three wickets defeat to Northern Districts and no-one is expecting him to return for the game against the New Zealand XI.
Ireland tour jinx strikes again Ireland tour jinx strikes again ( ) ZZZZ7:43 pmZZZZ
IRISH captain William Porterfield has returned home from Ireland’s pre-World Cup tour of New Zealand for personal reasons.
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Ireland Captain William Porterfield has returned home from Ireland’s World Cup acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand due to personal reasons.
Dockrell heroics in vain Dockrell heroics in vain ( ) ZZZZ10:09 amZZZZ
George Dockrell took four wickets in a sparking bowling display but it wasn't enough to save Ireland from a three wicket loss against Northern Districts
Ireland raring to go Ireland raring to go ( ) ZZZZ7:24 pmZZZZ
The Ireland squad are raring to get back into action when they begin the New Zealand leg of their pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour.
Wilson injury scare for Ireland Wilson injury scare for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:39 amZZZZ
GARY Wilson is expected to be fit to play on the New Zealand leg of Ireland’s pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour despite injuring himself in Ireland’s victory in Canberra on Thursday.
Stirling on comeback trail Stirling on comeback trail ( ) ZZZZ4:00 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling hopes to be back with the Ireland squad at their training camp in Dubai next month and is on course to play a full part at next year’s World Cup finals.
Balbirnie stars as Ireland beat ACT in thriller Balbirnie stars as Ireland beat ACT in thriller ( ) ZZZZ9:33 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie top scored with 86 as Ireland beat ACT Comets by one wicket in a thrilling encounter at Manuka Oval, as they successfully chased an imposing home side total of 305/5.
Ireland up and running Ireland up and running ( ) ZZZZ8:17 pmZZZZ
A combination of getting their strongest team on the field and weaker opposition than they faced in heavy defeats to Queensland last week, ensured a convincing 124 runs win in Canberra.
O'Brien stars as Ireland defeat ACT Comets O'Brien stars as Ireland defeat ACT Comets ( ) ZZZZ12:43 amZZZZ
NIALL O'BRIEN top scored with 88 as Ireland put their recent batting woes behind then to beat ACT Comets by 124 runs in a day/night game in Canberra to register their first win of their acclimatisation tour.
Ireland crash to heavy loss despite Young heroics Ireland crash to heavy loss despite Young heroics ( ) ZZZZ8:20 amZZZZ
CRAIG YOUNG took five wickets and top scored with an unbeaten 37 but it wasn't enough to stave off another comprehensive defeat for Ireland against Queensland in the second game of their tour.
White to miss remainder of Ireland tour White to miss remainder of Ireland tour ( ) ZZZZ1:45 pmZZZZ
Andrew White will miss the remainder of Ireland's tour of Australia and New Zealand after suffering a fractured finger against Queensland Bulls.
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.
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.
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.
Torrens to leave after World Cup Torrens to leave after World Cup ( ) ZZZZ4:51 pmZZZZ
ROY TORRENS has talked about retiring for a good few years now but it looks as though the big man from Portrush has at last given his final answer on stepping down as Ireland team manager and will depart after next year's World Cup.
Simmons upbeat despite injury concerns Simmons upbeat despite injury concerns ( ) ZZZZ10:41 pmZZZZ
IT never rains but it pours is a weather expression familiar to anyone in these isles but it could also apply to the Ireland squad as they set off for their pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour.
Stirling dodgy for Australia tour Stirling dodgy for Australia tour ( ) ZZZZ5:29 pmZZZZ
Ireland suffered a fresh blow ahead of their crucial World Cup warm-up tour Down Under.
Double injury blow for Ireland ahead of tour Double injury blow for Ireland ahead of tour ( ) ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
Max Sorensen has been ruled out of Ireland's forthcoming acclimatisation tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Cusack surprise inclusion in Ireland squad Cusack surprise inclusion in Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ6:38 amZZZZ
Alex Cusack was the surprise inclusion in the 18-man squad for Ireland's month-long tour of Australia and New Zealand that gets under way next week.
Cusack gets the nod Cusack gets the nod ( ) ZZZZ4:07 pmZZZZ
Alex Cusack is the one surprise name in the 18-man Ireland squad which leaves next Tuesday for the pre-World Cup acclimatisation tour to Australia and New Zealand.
Ireland name squad for tour of Australia and New Zealand Ireland name squad for tour of Australia and New Zealand ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have unveiled a squad of 18 for their month long acclimatisation training camp which departs for Australia and New Zealand next Tuesday.
Injury blow for Sorensen? Injury blow for Sorensen? ( ) ZZZZ6:24 pmZZZZ
Max Sorensen's Cricket World Cup hopes took a blow yesterday when it was confirmed that the opening bowler had suffered an ankle injury.
Bowling concerns for Ireland Bowling concerns for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:06 amZZZZ
THE Ireland bowlers got a hint of the task which lies ahead at the World Cup in just five months’ time when Scotland chased down a victory target of 242 for the loss of just two wickets.
Hurt for Ireland on and off the field Hurt for Ireland on and off the field ( ) ZZZZ11:22 amZZZZ
Her husband was experiencing a different kind of hurt, watching Scotland crush his Ireland side by eight wickets in the third and final one-day international at Malahide.
Ireland lose battle but win war Ireland lose battle but win war ( ) ZZZZ10:54 amZZZZ
For the third time this week in Malahide it was a game of two halves as Scotland gained some measure of revenge by comfortably chasing down the target of 242.
Scotland bounce back with convincing win Scotland bounce back with convincing win ( ) ZZZZ10:46 amZZZZ
Calum MacLeod and Hamish Gardner partnership of 179 takes Scotland to convincing 8 wicket win.
Ireland decide on 18 for Antipodean Tour Ireland decide on 18 for Antipodean Tour ( ) ZZZZ12:16 amZZZZ
THE Ireland selectors went into session last night to pick the final three names for the pre-World Cup tour to Australia and New Zealand, but they had already made up their mind about their pace bowling attack.
Ireland clinch Celtic Series Ireland clinch Celtic Series ( ) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
IRELAND overcame Scotland to claim the Celtic Series 2-0 yesterday with one game left to play.
McLeod century seals consolation win for Scotland McLeod century seals consolation win for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:39 pmZZZZ
Scotland's cricketers completed their three match tour of Ireland with a thumping win in the third and final ODI at Malahide although it was to be a consolation victory only with the hosts already 2-0 up in the series.
Irish depth pleases O'Brien Irish depth pleases O'Brien ( ) ZZZZ9:41 amZZZZ
Kevin O'Brien was delighted with the way his team ground out a 3 wicket victory against an improved Scotland at Malahide in the second ODI international.
Thompson solid as Ireland win again Thompson solid as Ireland win again ( ) ZZZZ8:45 amZZZZ
Stuart Thompson once again contributed handsomely to the cause with a solid 39 as Ireland chased down 221 with 3 wickets to spare against Scotland.
Rhythm method works for Sorensen Rhythm method works for Sorensen ( ) ZZZZ8:25 amZZZZ
Having recently experienced the highs and lows of Cricket Max Sorensen today added another high with both bat and ball against Scotland in the second ODI International at Malahide.
Ireland leave Scots on the rocks Ireland leave Scots on the rocks ( ) ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
Ireland beat Scotland in the second ODI at Malahide by three wickets with more than five overs to spare and win the series.
Almost deja vu for Ireland Almost deja vu for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Another sunny day, another Irish victory in this three match series against Scotland.
Ireland clinch series against determined Scotland Ireland clinch series against determined Scotland ( ) ZZZZ6:48 pmZZZZ
Ireland took a 2-0 lead in their three-match series against Scotland at Malahide but coach Phil Simmons will probably feel that they made heavy weather of things before sealing a three-wicket verdict.
Ireland ease to win over Scotland Ireland ease to win over Scotland ( ) ZZZZ3:21 pmZZZZ
CRAIG Young became only the ninth bowler to take five wickets on his ODI debut as Ireland team eased to a surprisingly straightforward seven wickets victory against Scotland
Ireland hammer the Scots Ireland hammer the Scots ( ) ZZZZ2:58 pmZZZZ
Scotland wilt as Ireland win by seven wickets in one-sided affair.
Young guns it Young guns it ( ) ZZZZ2:50 pmZZZZ
Craig Young was the big winner yesterday as Ireland easily overcame Scotland in the first of the three-match Celtic Series in Malahide.
Stress free Ireland romp to win over Scotland Stress free Ireland romp to win over Scotland ( ) ZZZZ10:44 pmZZZZ
Stand out performances by Craig Young and Kevin O’Brien were the key factors in the win which once again emphasised the home team’s superiority over their Celtic neighbours in recent years.
Young increases chances of trip Down Under Young increases chances of trip Down Under ( ) ZZZZ10:26 pmZZZZ
Craig Young did his best to book his seat on that plane by taking five wickets for 46. The 8th best on debut in O.D.I and only the 2nd associate nation player to take five in a O.D.I. match (behind Codrington of Canada)
Craig Young's 5 Wicket Blitz on ODI Debut Blows Sorry Scots Away Craig Young's 5 Wicket Blitz on ODI Debut Blows Sorry Scots Away ( ) ZZZZ7:01 pmZZZZ
Young exploited conditions brilliantly and vindicated his skippers decision to put the Scots into bat in the early morning Malahide sunshine.
O'Brien tops 2000 ODI runs with Ireland O'Brien tops 2000 ODI runs with Ireland ( ) ZZZZ6:54 pmZZZZ
Kevin O'Brien Tops 2,000 ODI Runs for Ireland With Classy Half Century Steering Ireland to Victory Over Scotland.
Young and O'Brien star as Ireland beat Scotland by 7 wickets Young and O'Brien star as Ireland beat Scotland by 7 wickets ( ) ZZZZ5:53 pmZZZZ
Craig Young took five wickets on his One-Day international debut as Ireland crushed an out of sorts Scotland by seven wickets at Malahide in the first game of their three match series.
Ireland, Scotland seek to set World Cup wheels in motion Ireland, Scotland seek to set World Cup wheels in motion ( ) ZZZZ3:50 amZZZZ
As far as World Cup groundwork is concerned, it’s difficult to gauge just how far along the process Ireland and Scotland currently find themselves at.
Places on the plane up for grabs Places on the plane up for grabs ( ) ZZZZ9:33 pmZZZZ
FOR once the result of an Ireland v Scotland series is incidental to the individual performances of the players as they chase the final three places on the lucrative World Cup acclimatisation tour to Australia and New Zealand.
O'Brien to skipper Ireland in Scotland series O'Brien to skipper Ireland in Scotland series ( ) ZZZZ4:56 pmZZZZ
Kevin O'Brien will skipper Ireland in their three match ODI series against traditional rivals Scotland in Malahide next month.
Second string Ireland found wanting Second string Ireland found wanting ( ) ZZZZ7:42 amZZZZ
This time there was no rearguard action for Ireland and the Sri Lanka A team completed an emphatic 107 runs victory in the second game of the three-match series which concludes at Coleraine.
Ireland v Sri Lanka A abandoned Ireland v Sri Lanka A abandoned ( ) ZZZZ3:04 pmZZZZ
The third match in the Ireland v Sri Lanka A series, scheduled for Coleraine today, has been abandoned without a ball bowled.
Sri Lanka A clinch series Sri Lanka A clinch series ( ) ZZZZ11:08 pmZZZZ
The Irish shadow side were overwhelmed by their opponents but even in defeat there were players to emerge with credit.
Sri Lanka too hot for Ireland Sri Lanka too hot for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:27 amZZZZ
The scale of Wednesday’s win had been camouflaged by Stuart Poynter’s magnificent 100 but there was no hiding place as very few of the team did anything to enhance their chances of making the World Cup.
Ireland lose to Sri Lanka A by 107 runs Ireland lose to Sri Lanka A by 107 runs ( ) ZZZZ6:23 pmZZZZ
Ireland fell to a 107 run loss against a talented Sri Lankan A side in the second of their three match series at Stormont.
Poynter gives selectors food for thought Poynter gives selectors food for thought ( ) ZZZZ8:22 amZZZZ
In conditions that mirrored Colombo more than Stormont and facing a talented and hostile Sri Lankan attack, he continuously found the boundary with superb placement supplemented by the occasional rasping drive.
Poynter earns Ireland respectability Poynter earns Ireland respectability ( ) ZZZZ6:25 pmZZZZ
A wonderful century from Stuart Poynter did not save Ireland from defeat against Sri Lanka A but it gave the vastly under-strength home side more than a measure of respectability in the first of the three-match series.
Poynter hundred in vain as Sri Lanka A win by 28 runs Poynter hundred in vain as Sri Lanka A win by 28 runs ( ) ZZZZ7:18 pmZZZZ
Stuart Poynter scored his maiden century for Ireland inspiring a late fightback which ended just 28 runs short against Sri Lanka A.
Ireland players not released for club games Ireland players not released for club games ( ) ZZZZ6:16 pmZZZZ
The Ireland squad members involved in this week’s three one-day games against Sri Lanka A at Stormont will not be available for their clubs next Saturday.
Second string Ireland to face Sri Lanka A Second string Ireland to face Sri Lanka A ( ) ZZZZ10:46 pmZZZZ
With no fewer than nine of the team that lost to the first-choice Sri Lanka side in Clontarf in May unavailable it will, in effect, be a second string Ireland side.
Poynter to skipper Ireland against Sri Lanka A Poynter to skipper Ireland against Sri Lanka A ( ) ZZZZ1:40 pmZZZZ
Andrew Poynter will skipper Ireland for the first time in the series against Sri Lanka A which gets under way in Belfast next week.
Rain wins at Clontarf Rain wins at Clontarf ( ) ZZZZ11:05 amZZZZ
Persistent showers put paid to Ireland’s hopes of levelling the series against Sri Lanka at Clontarf.
William Porterfield post match interview William Porterfield post match interview ( ) ZZZZ11:54 pmZZZZ
Disappointed Porterfield looking for positive reaction for Thursday's rematch.
Tim Murtagh post match interview Tim Murtagh post match interview ( ) ZZZZ11:46 pmZZZZ
Determined Murtagh looking for big response from Ireland on Thursday.
Batting fails as Ireland lose heavily to Sri Lanka Batting fails as Ireland lose heavily to Sri Lanka ( ) ZZZZ8:20 amZZZZ
Sri Lanka win the opening encounter at Clontarf by 79 runs.
Porterfield looking to bounce back Porterfield looking to bounce back ( ) ZZZZ7:05 amZZZZ
William Porterfield is confident of giving world Twenty20 champions Sri Lanka a closer game at Clontarf tomorrow after seeing Ireland well beaten by 79 runs.
Niall O Brien post match interview Niall O Brien post match interview ( ) ZZZZ4:57 pmZZZZ
Niall O'Brien hoping for much improved batting display from Ireland on Thursday.
Sri Lankan continue to have hex over Ireland Sri Lankan continue to have hex over Ireland ( ) ZZZZ2:36 pmZZZZ
Sri Lanka continue to have the hex over Ireland, as they completed a comfortable 79 runs victory in the first of two one-day internationals at Castle Avenue.
Ireland slump to Sri Lanka defeat Ireland slump to Sri Lanka defeat ( ) ZZZZ1:16 pmZZZZ
Facing a challenging yet eminently achievable target of 220 for victory in the first of two matches in the RSA Insurance one day Challenge series at Clontarf, Ireland subsided to defeat by 79 runs against Sri Lanka.
Joyce hopeful of Irish challenge Joyce hopeful of Irish challenge ( ) ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
Joyce hopes to bring early season from to Clontarf, where he has happy memories from last season where he scored a majestic ton against Pakistan.
Battle of Clontarf Battle of Clontarf ( ) ZZZZ7:31 pmZZZZ
As the only international sports event to be held in the suburb this year, there was no way this week’s RSA One-day Series between Ireland and Sri Lanka was going to be called anything but the Battle of Clontarf.
Ireland take on World Champions Ireland take on World Champions ( ) ZZZZ7:29 pmZZZZ
Ireland face Sri Lanka challenge at Clontarf.
Ireland ready for Sri Lanka Ireland ready for Sri Lanka ( ) ZZZZ1:09 pmZZZZ
The Ireland cricket team cross the boundary line for their first game at home since last September when they entertain Sri Lanka.
Simmons hopes home comforts will suit Ireland Simmons hopes home comforts will suit Ireland ( ) ZZZZ11:51 pmZZZZ
Ireland's Coach Phil Simmons is hoping Sri Lanka receive a warm welcome but cold comfort from local conditions when it come starting time on Tuesday.
O' Brien looking for Ireland to be more than competitive O' Brien looking for Ireland to be more than competitive ( ) ZZZZ11:46 pmZZZZ
In form Niall O'Brien is hoping Ireland can use conditions and good form to see them home against Sri Lanka at Clontarf.
Porterfield looking to press home advantage Porterfield looking to press home advantage ( ) ZZZZ11:42 pmZZZZ
Irish Skipper Will Porterfield is hoping for Ireland to learn from last season and press on if they get a good start against Sri Lanka.
Places on the plane up for grabs Places on the plane up for grabs ( ) ZZZZ10:57 pmZZZZ
Just over nine months from now, 11 Irish cricketers will run onto the Saxton Oval in Nelson, on the northern tip of New Zealand’s south island.
Malinga missing for Irish clashes Malinga missing for Irish clashes ( ) ZZZZ9:53 amZZZZ
Lasith Malinga has been rested by Sri Lanka for their forthcoming clashes with Ireland.
Ireland stick with tried and trusted Ireland stick with tried and trusted ( ) ZZZZ5:55 pmZZZZ
Phil Simmons has resisted recalling John Mooney for next month’s two-match series against Sri Lanka.
Joyce hopeful of toppling Sri Lanka Joyce hopeful of toppling Sri Lanka ( ) ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance of toppling world champions Sri Lanka than when the two sides meet at Clontarf next month.
Ireland set for Sri Lanka clash Ireland set for Sri Lanka clash ( ) ZZZZ9:22 amZZZZ
Ireland will lock horns with world champions for the second time in three months when Sri Lanka visit Dublin next month for two one-day internationals at Clontarf.
More questions than answers following Irish exit More questions than answers following Irish exit ( ) ZZZZ10:34 amZZZZ
People who have watched cricket for 30 or 40 years shook their heads and swore they had never seen anything like it. The record books, which now show 19 sixes amid a sustained slaughter of 14 runs-per-over, will testify to that.
Ireland crash out Ireland crash out ( ) ZZZZ12:00 amZZZZ
THE stark 20-word sentence in the ICC press release yesterday said it all: “Ireland, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe have no further matches left in the tournament and have no media commitments planned.”
Dutch courage downs Ireland Dutch courage downs Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:53 amZZZZ
Ireland crashed out of the World T20 CUP in Sylhet as The Netherlands produced one of the most astonishing and courageous batting displays ever seen on the world stage.
O'Brien praises devastating Dutch O'Brien praises devastating Dutch ( ) ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
At the half way stage of today's incredible match between Ireland and The Netherlands, Kevin O'Brien could not have envisaged the eventual outcome.
Netherlands crush Ireland in group decider Netherlands crush Ireland in group decider ( ) ZZZZ5:21 pmZZZZ
Stunned. Shellshocked. Numb. Whatever adjective they wish to use, when Ireland's deflated World Twenty20 squad arrive back in Dublin, the feelings will still be the same.
Porterfield full of admiration for Dutch courage Porterfield full of admiration for Dutch courage ( ) ZZZZ5:11 amZZZZ
Porterfield was full of praise for the way The Netherlands went about their chase, clearing the ropes right from the off and continuing that momentum all through their innings to see them home with a few balls to spare.
Flying Dutchmen put Ireland in a tailspin Flying Dutchmen put Ireland in a tailspin ( ) ZZZZ1:01 pmZZZZ
With Holland’s stunning victory at the World Twenty20 yesterday, Irish fans got a taste of what it must have been like to be a Brit in Bangalore when Kevin O’Brien kicked off.
O'Brien relaxed ahead of titanic encounter O'Brien relaxed ahead of titanic encounter ( ) ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
Kevin O'Brien was in a relaxed mood today ahead of Ireland's mouth watering final group game against old rivals The Netherlands.
Ireland still blazing in Sylhet Ireland still blazing in Sylhet ( ) ZZZZ4:55 amZZZZ
The lights went out in Sylhet but happily Ireland’s World Twenty20 campaign is still blazing.
Dutch masterclass sees Ireland crash out Dutch masterclass sees Ireland crash out ( ) ZZZZ4:42 pmZZZZ
Ireland's long and arduous campaign to reach the Super 10's came apart at the seams amid a storm of sixes and fours from the bats of their fellow associates The Netherlands.
Ireland stay on course for qualification Ireland stay on course for qualification ( ) ZZZZ5:09 amZZZZ
Ireland are one win away from reaching the Super 10 stage of the World T20 after two power black-outs and rain brought a Duckworth/Lewis victory by 21 runs over the United Arab Emirates.
Porterfield delight at strong Ireland performance Porterfield delight at strong Ireland performance ( ) ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
Joyce stars in Irish win Joyce stars in Irish win ( ) ZZZZ4:46 amZZZZ
ED Joyce scored Man of the Match 43 as Ireland knock the UAE out of the T20 World Cup.
Ireland favourites against UAE Ireland favourites against UAE ( ) ZZZZ4:38 amZZZZ
Ireland will look to blow away the United Arab Emirates and continue their progress at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
O'Brien keeps the faith O'Brien keeps the faith ( ) ZZZZ3:43 amZZZZ
A relieved Kevin O'Brien is happily looking forward to playing on what he describes as a great cricket wicket in Sylhet against the UAE.
Sorensen relishing UAE clash Sorensen relishing UAE clash ( ) ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
Ireland's Max Sorensen is looking forward to bowling in what could be seamer friendly conditions under lights at the new Sylhet Stadium.
Belfast blaster sees Ireland home Belfast blaster sees Ireland home ( ) ZZZZ8:21 amZZZZ
After the Belfast Blaster had produced another big-match special of 60 from 34 balls, Ireland should have cruised past the Africans' 163-5 but somehow contrived to lose wickets and momentum.
Paddy's Power for Ireland Paddy's Power for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:12 pmZZZZ
There'snothing like St Patrick’s Day to stir the Irish cricketers. Seven years to the day after they broke onto the world stage by beating Pakistan, Phil Simmons’s team beat Zimbabwe in their opener at the World Twenty20
Simmons happy with winning start Simmons happy with winning start ( ) ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
Ireland Coach Phil Simmons was delighted to sneak home in a game he feels Ireland should have won a lot easier.
Porterfield happy to get over the line Porterfield happy to get over the line ( ) ZZZZ5:12 amZZZZ
Ireland Captain William Porterfield was delighted that his team got over the line in their hugely important opening World Cup Twenty20 encounter with Zimbabwe.
Stirling shines as Ireland hold nerve to win thriller Stirling shines as Ireland hold nerve to win thriller ( ) ZZZZ5:00 amZZZZ
Mercurial Stirling shines with bat and ball as Ireland beat Zimbabwe in tense opening World Twenty20 encounter.
Sylhet bang for Ireland Sylhet bang for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:58 amZZZZ
IRELAND will hope to get off to a bang at the World Twenty20. A Sylhet bang, actually.
It was another St Patrick’s Day thriller It was another St Patrick’s Day thriller ( ) ZZZZ4:28 pmZZZZ
Ireland limp over the line in their opening game against Zimbabwe.
Ireland expects Ireland expects ( ) ZZZZ6:20 pmZZZZ
While other sports still crave mere qualification for major international events, Phil Simmons’s cricketers have moved on.
Joyce issues rallying call Joyce issues rallying call ( ) ZZZZ6:09 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce wants Ireland to play without fear against Zimbabwe in their opening match.
Proud Porterfield leading troops into battle Proud Porterfield leading troops into battle ( ) ZZZZ6:04 pmZZZZ
The Irish Skipper is looking forward to the vital St Patrick's Day fixture with Zimbabwe. Ireland once again will be flying the flag for Associate Cricket, a heavy burden in these uncertain times for the Associates.
Ireland and Scotland to play ODI series Ireland and Scotland to play ODI series ( ) ZZZZ2:11 pmZZZZ
Ireland will meet Scotland in a three-match series at Malahide on September 8, 10 and 12.
Ireland survive Nepal test Ireland survive Nepal test ( ) ZZZZ4:47 pmZZZZ
Ireland warmed-up for next week’s World Twenty20 with a testing five wicket win over Nepal in Fatullah.
Sri Lanka at the double for Ireland Sri Lanka at the double for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ1:52 pmZZZZ
Ireland will be familiar foes for Sri Lanka this summer with the confirmation of a further three-game series against Sri Lanka A in July.
Ireland perfect fit for Simmons Ireland perfect fit for Simmons ( ) ZZZZ8:40 amZZZZ
An interview with the Ireland coach - the epitome of West Indian laidback cool - is more like shooting the breeze with an old friend.
Wilson stars as Ireland edge out Nepal Wilson stars as Ireland edge out Nepal ( ) ZZZZ7:05 pmZZZZ
Ireland's T20 World Championship warm up programme got off to a solid start in Fatullah on Wednesday as Phil Simmons' charges recorded a five wicket win over Nepal in front of 5,000 local supporters.
Ireland primed for Paddy's Day show-down Ireland primed for Paddy's Day show-down ( ) ZZZZ6:44 pmZZZZ
Ireland team primed and ready to perform on St Patrick's Day as World Cup Fever hits Bangladesh
Porterfield looking to take Ireland to next level Porterfield looking to take Ireland to next level ( ) ZZZZ6:37 pmZZZZ
Ireland Captain William Porterfield challenged the new players in the Irish T20 panel to take their chance if called upon to continue Ireland's great record in World Cup competitions.
Ireland slump to Hong Kong defeat Ireland slump to Hong Kong defeat ( ) ZZZZ7:13 amZZZZ
Ireland lose another friendly game in Sharjah.
Ireland XI lose to Worcester in T20 at Dubai Ireland XI lose to Worcester in T20 at Dubai ( ) ZZZZ2:50 pmZZZZ
Ireland's cricketers had a useful workout in Dubai yesterday ahead of next week’s World Twenty20.
High performance camp commences in the UAE High performance camp commences in the UAE ( ) ZZZZ2:31 amZZZZ
Four qualifiers for the T20 World Cup have arrived in the UAE to hone their skills in a camp organised by the ICC High Performance Programme.
O'Brien backing Ireland to make big impression O'Brien backing Ireland to make big impression ( ) ZZZZ3:29 pmZZZZ
Kevin O'Brien was backing Ireland to make a major impression at the ICC World T20 when the squad left for a pre-tournament training camp in Dubai.
Ireland set for West Indies return Ireland set for West Indies return ( ) ZZZZ5:12 pmZZZZ
Cricket Ireland chairman Ross McCollum has said there is the possibility of a return visit to the Caribbean next year, if dates can be agreed with the West Indies Cricket Board.
Dockrell disappointed as flat Ireland lose final West Indies tour match at Sabina Park Dockrell disappointed as flat Ireland lose final West Indies tour match at Sabina Park ( ) ZZZZ11:17 amZZZZ
For the first time on the tour the Irish bowlers weren't quite on the money at the start of the West Indies innings. The start that the West Indies openers gave their team proved enough to guide them to victory.
Mixed emotions for Stuart Thompson as Ireland taste defeat in final tour game Mixed emotions for Stuart Thompson as Ireland taste defeat in final tour game ( ) ZZZZ11:11 amZZZZ
Thompson, while personally pleased with his contribution, was more disappointed that the team could not get over the line.
Porterfield blitz can't deny Windies Porterfield blitz can't deny Windies ( ) ZZZZ9:46 amZZZZ
Ireland achieved the highly unusual feat of scoring 16 runs from one legitimate delivery in Jamaica but were still soundly beaten by the West Indies in a one-off one-day international.
Sleepless nights after the one that got away Sleepless nights after the one that got away ( ) ZZZZ9:35 amZZZZ
It wasn’t any curfew-breaking shenanigans that kept them up however, but one of those pillow-punching , ceiling-staring nights when fury and recrimination kept sleep at bay.
West Indies claim four wicket win against Ireland West Indies claim four wicket win against Ireland ( ) ZZZZ5:15 amZZZZ
Gary Wilson's 62 and all-round performance from Stuart Thompson not enough to deny West Indies victory in ODI in Jamaica.
Plenty of positives for Ireland Plenty of positives for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:27 pmZZZZ
Ireland's month long tour of the West Indies ended in an ODI defeat at Sabina Park, but the Irishmen showed enough skill and fight to leave them in good heart before the World Twenty20 in March.
Ireland result closer than reality Ireland result closer than reality ( ) ZZZZ3:44 pmZZZZ
In the final game of their trip to West Indies, Ireland were beaten by four wickets in the only ODI of the series. The margin of the West Indies victory suggests that it was closer than the reality.
Gary Wilson hails superb bowling display but disappointed with batting in failed run chase Gary Wilson hails superb bowling display but disappointed with batting in failed run chase ( ) ZZZZ12:42 amZZZZ
Ireland's Gary Wilson who top scored with 35 out of Ireland's 85 reflects after defeat in the second T20.
MOM Alex Cusack personally pleased but gutted by defeat MOM Alex Cusack personally pleased but gutted by defeat ( ) ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
Alex Cusack disappointed after Ireland's defeat in the second T20.
Ireland fall just short of series win in Jamaica Ireland fall just short of series win in Jamaica ( ) ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
Despite a sensational effort in the field which restricted the hosts to just 96 for 9 in their 20 overs, Ireland lose a low scoring thriller.
Bowlers on top as West Indies level the series Bowlers on top as West Indies level the series ( ) ZZZZ7:07 pmZZZZ
Ireland missed a glorious chance to claim a first-ever series win against one of the ‘big boys’ in world cricket.
Cusack heroics in vain Cusack heroics in vain ( ) ZZZZ5:08 pmZZZZ
Alex Cusack took 4-11 to give Ireland more than a glimpse of a series win in Jamaica before the West Indies bowled even more cannily on the slowest of pitches to steal victory by 11 runs.
Ireland squander chance of historic series win Ireland squander chance of historic series win ( ) ZZZZ3:21 pmZZZZ
Drawn series with West Indies is a missed opportunity.
West Indies level the two-match series in a low scoring match. West Indies level the two-match series in a low scoring match. ( ) ZZZZ3:14 pmZZZZ
Ireland came desperately close to a historic series win over West Indies at Sabina Park last night, but eventually fell 11 runs short.
Ed Joyce looks forward to the second T20 against West Indies Ed Joyce looks forward to the second T20 against West Indies ( ) ZZZZ12:29 amZZZZ
When Joyce made his debut for Ireland in 1997, the very idea that he would ever steer his country to victory over the world champions wasn't in the realms of even the wildest dream.
Ed Joyce will celebrate his 100th cap today Ed Joyce will celebrate his 100th cap today ( ) ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
Ireland's six wicket victory was its best result in the short format.
Cool hand Joyce stuns Windies Cool hand Joyce stuns Windies ( ) ZZZZ9:26 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce steered Ireland to an historic first T20 international victory over a major Test-playing nation in Jamaica as the West Indies were beaten by six wickets at Sabina Park.
Ireland stun West Indies Ireland stun West Indies ( ) ZZZZ9:14 pmZZZZ
Ireland caused yet another major shock when they beat the reigning T20 World champions, the West Indies, by six wickets in Sabina Park Jamaica.
Ireland beat West Indies - the World Twenty20 champions, Ireland beat West Indies - the World Twenty20 champions, ( ) ZZZZ9:09 pmZZZZ
Jamaica once again proved Ireland’s favourite place as Ed Joyce saw Ireland home with an unbeaten 40.
Delighted Simmons sees brilliant Irish victory as momentum builder for up coming T20 World Cup Delighted Simmons sees brilliant Irish victory as momentum builder for up coming T20 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ8:58 amZZZZ
Delighted Ireland Coach Phil Simmons praised all his bowlers and was particularly pleased with the way George Dockrell and Alex Cusack coped with the conditions.
Experienced Joyce guides inspirational Ireland to famous victory over World T20 Champions in Sabina Park Experienced Joyce guides inspirational Ireland to famous victory over World T20 Champions in Sabina Park ( ) ZZZZ8:53 amZZZZ
Man of the Match Ed Joyce was full of praise for the way Ireland's bowlers handled conditions on a slow pitch at Sabina Park. He selflessly singled out George Dockrell whom he thought should have got Man of the Match.
Ireland shock World Champions at Sabina Park Ireland shock World Champions at Sabina Park ( ) ZZZZ11:47 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce steers Ireland home to famous win over the West Indies at Sabina Park in Jamaica.
Ireland return to Sabina Park tonight Ireland return to Sabina Park tonight ( ) ZZZZ6:18 pmZZZZ
It's back to where it all began for Ireland today -6 years on since they shocked the cricket world.
Ireland hoping for Sabina Park inspiration Ireland hoping for Sabina Park inspiration ( ) ZZZZ3:23 pmZZZZ
Three match international series against the West Indies is perfect preparation for ICC World Twenty20 next month in Bangladesh.
Ireland slump to seven wicket defeat Ireland slump to seven wicket defeat ( ) ZZZZ11:48 amZZZZ
Ireland slumped to a seven wicket loss against Trinidad & Tobago 'B' in their latest warm-up match in the Caribbean.
No surprises in Ireland squad No surprises in Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ12:20 amZZZZ
There were no surprises in the Ireland squad announced for the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh next month.
Ireland T20 World Cup squad named Ireland T20 World Cup squad named ( ) ZZZZ11:58 amZZZZ
There are few surprises in the squad, with the Irish selectors sticking with the 15 players currently in the Caribbean preparing for next week's Series against the West Indies in Jamaica.
Ireland win Twenty20 warm-up game against Trinidad and Tobago B Ireland win Twenty20 warm-up game against Trinidad and Tobago B ( ) ZZZZ7:57 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling smashes 70 from 38 balls in a three wicket win for Ireland.
Ireland beat Windward Islands by 64 runs Ireland beat Windward Islands by 64 runs ( ) ZZZZ12:43 amZZZZ
Ireland completed their Nagico Super 50 campaign with a superb 64 run win against defending champions Windward Islands.
Porterfield delight at Irish fightback Porterfield delight at Irish fightback ( ) ZZZZ9:56 amZZZZ
Ireland seemed short of runs with a total of 179, but the total proved more than enough as the young Irish bowling attack produced the goods.
Double celebration for Ireland Double celebration for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
In the space of a few hours Ireland had a double reason for celebration when they won their final match in the West Indies and then word came through that a clear path has opened up to attain Test status.
Double birthday celebration for Ireland Double birthday celebration for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
It was a double birthday celebration for the Ireland squad on the night before their third match on their Caribbean tour.
James Shannon called up to Ireland squad James Shannon called up to Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ4:10 pmZZZZ
James Shannon has been called up to the Ireland squad to replace John Mooney, who returned home earlier this week with a stress related illness.
Mooney blow for Ireland Mooney blow for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ2:15 pmZZZZ
Irish hero misses remainder of West Indies tour.
T20 World Cup warm-up games released T20 World Cup warm-up games released ( ) ZZZZ1:00 pmZZZZ
Ireland will play Nepal and Bangladesh while the women face Sri Lanka and India.
Irish defeat pales into insignificance Irish defeat pales into insignificance ( ) ZZZZ8:18 pmZZZZ
Ireland was well beaten by Jamaica, but the result paled into insignificance when it emerged that star all-rounder John Mooney was returning home due to a stress related illness.
Ireland well beaten by Jamaica Ireland well beaten by Jamaica ( ) ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
Ireland slumped to another comprehensive defeat in their second game of the Nagico Super50 series, losing by six wickets to Jamaica.
Mooney leaves Ireland tour Mooney leaves Ireland tour ( ) ZZZZ3:58 amZZZZ
John Mooney is leaving Ireland’s tour of the West Indies with immediate effect due to a stress-related illness.
Porterfield happy to shake off winter cobwebs Porterfield happy to shake off winter cobwebs ( ) ZZZZ8:19 amZZZZ
Ireland's Captain William Porterfield was disappointed with his team's performance and the result, but took some positives from his team's first game in the NAGICO Super50 Tournament.
Ireland crushed by Guyana Ireland crushed by Guyana ( ) ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Ireland made a losing start to their Nagico Super50 campaign when they went down by a comprehensive 114 run margin to Guyana at the Queen's Park Oval Trinidad.
Fail to prepare, prepare to fail Fail to prepare, prepare to fail ( ) ZZZZ4:51 pmZZZZ
If a team is given only two days’ outdoor preparation ahead of their first competitive action 4,000 miles from home, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that they lost.
Ireland demolished by Guyana Ireland demolished by Guyana ( ) ZZZZ5:55 pmZZZZ
Rusty Ireland blown away by Guyana.
World Cup countdown starts for Ireland World Cup countdown starts for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:35 pmZZZZ
The World Cup may be still 379 days away but Ireland's countdown starts in Trinidad with their opening match in the Nagico Super50 Regional Tournament.
Caribbean challenge awaits Ireland Caribbean challenge awaits Ireland ( ) ZZZZ3:25 pmZZZZ
Ireland's next phase of competitive cricket begins today in Trinidad, when they face a very strong Guyana side.
Ireland ready for Caribbean challenge Ireland ready for Caribbean challenge ( ) ZZZZ11:45 amZZZZ
Just six weeks after completing an unprecedented Associate nation treble, Ireland’s focus has now firmly switched to the limited-over formats.
24 players awarded Ireland contracts 24 players awarded Ireland contracts ( ) ZZZZ12:02 amZZZZ
Ireland pace bowling prospects Craig Young and Stuart Thompson have been awarded category A contracts in a list of 24 contracted players.
Ireland on the road again Ireland on the road again ( ) ZZZZ4:38 pmZZZZ
Just six weeks after their all-conquering 2013 ended in Dubai with their third trophy success of the year, the Ireland squad are off on their travels again, but with a significant step-up in the quality of opposition.
Ireland name squad for West Indies tour Ireland name squad for West Indies tour ( ) ZZZZ8:10 amZZZZ
Craig Young and Andrew Poynter included, while Andrew McBrine is preferred to Andrew White.