Ireland News Archive 2011
Ireland Women's squad for Sri Lanka named Ireland Women's squad for Sri Lanka named ( )
Cira Metcalfe will skipper new look side for Quadrangular tournament in Sri Lanka.
Full house for India-Ireland clash Full house for India-Ireland clash ( )
The full house signs are up outside the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore with Indians suddenly becoming “big Ireland fans” and looking for tickets in the team hotel.
View from the outside View from the outside ( )
Different disciplines - same delight at Ireland win.
Wonder of Bangalore won't be forgotten Wonder of Bangalore won't be forgotten ( )
Somehow a Chinese whisper spread across the country that an extraordinary sporting feat was taking place on this humdrum Wednesday afternoon and that it was starring Irishmen.
Cricketers prove we're better together Cricketers prove we're better together ( )
Mightier feats achieved playing as one argues Philip Reid of the Irish Times.
India fear Ireland - how far have we come? India fear Ireland - how far have we come? ( )
THERE is now so much interest in Ireland's game against India that the Bangalore Mirror yesterday reported that a crack police squad had been sent in to combat black market tickets.
Start of something special for Ireland Start of something special for Ireland ( )
Ger Siggins on how Wednesday's game could bring cricket to a new level with the public.
The spirit of cricket The spirit of cricket ( )
The Irish cricket team’s World Cup triumph in Bangalore tested the sporting vocabulary and brought deserved superlatives all over the world this week to celebrate a remarkable victory – over England!
Ireland actions speak louder than words Ireland actions speak louder than words ( )
EMMET RIORDAN on how results like Wednesday’s historic win over England can help Ireland achieve their goal of a Future Tours Programme place.
O'Brien and crew ready to reignite O'Brien and crew ready to reignite ( )
Looking at Kevin O’Brien address a packed press conference at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, it was hard to imagine what he had gone through in the previous 40 hours.
Ireland make great case to stay with the big boys Ireland make great case to stay with the big boys ( )
Ireland's win builds the argument for their inclusion on the world stage.
Beginners guide to World Cup Cricket Beginners guide to World Cup Cricket ( )
An introduction to some of the finer points of cricket.
What the world press made of Ireland's victory What the world press made of Ireland's victory ( )
Global warming - international press reaction to Ireland's historic victory against England.
Birthday boy O'Brien taking it all in Birthday boy O'Brien taking it all in ( )
TV reporters and newspaper reporters lined up to talk to the Dubliner after he blasted a 50-ball century that set a new World Cup record.
An Irishman's Diary - Oliver Cromwell to Kevin O'Brien An Irishman's Diary - Oliver Cromwell to Kevin O'Brien ( )
AS it seeks to make the most in this country of Wednesday’s heroics in Bangalore, Cricket Ireland could do worse than publicise a still little-known fact about Oliver Cromwell.
Batting for Ireland Batting for Ireland ( )
A selection of the congratulatory letters that came into the Irish Time safter the win against England.
O'Brien announces himself on the world stage O'Brien announces himself on the world stage ( )
CRASH, BANG, wallop. Hello world, I’m Kevin O’Brien and I can hit a cricket ball.
New kid in town - Kevin O'Brien New kid in town - Kevin O'Brien ( )
MOVE OVER Ray Houghton, there’s another kid in town and he’s got pink and blond hair and hits the ball harder than anyone in the world.
Weehaw, all aboard the Kevin O'Brien bandwagon wheel Weehaw, all aboard the Kevin O'Brien bandwagon wheel ( )
Nasser, Ravi and Lloydie gobsmacked as mighty Ireland beat England at their own game
Hook hails Ireland Hook hails Ireland ( )
An emotional and elated George Hook hails Ireland's incredible victory over England in Bangalore.
Simmons hails O'Brien knock Simmons hails O'Brien knock ( )
PHIL Simmons has seen and played with some of the biggest hitters in the game but the Ireland coach admits Kevin O’Brien’s match-winning innings against England is up with the best of them.
Greater days yet to come Greater days yet to come ( )
There is a genuine belief in the Ireland squad that the victory over England at the World Cup last is not the end of their adventure, but merely the beginning.
Record Ireland stun England Record Ireland stun England ( )
Ireland produced the biggest successful run chase in the history of the World Cup to serve up their greatest ever result.
Pete Johnston World Cup column (3) Pete Johnston World Cup column (3) ( )
An amazing day reflected on by the Ireland assistant coach.
Trent Johnston World Cup Diary (4) Trent Johnston World Cup Diary (4) ( )
The historic win against England - the inside view from Trent Johnston.
Kevin O'Brien blasts Ireland into history books Kevin O'Brien blasts Ireland into history books ( )
Chasing a target of 328, the fastest century in World Cup history helped Ireland to a sensational three wicket victory over England.
No better way to bounce back No better way to bounce back ( )
Freelance cricket writer Richard Bullick on how a first-ever win over England today would be the perfect antidote to Ireland’s disappointing defeat by Bangladesh.
It's England so everybody will be motivated It's England so everybody will be motivated ( )
IT was déjà vu all over again for Irish cricket followers for just a couple of hours on Friday morning.
William Porterfield on Talksport William Porterfield on Talksport ( )
Alan Brazil and Ronnie Irani discuss the big one for Ireland in Bangalore with Irish captain William Porterfield.
Mercenary jibes are no longer a joke Mercenary jibes are no longer a joke ( )
Neil Delamare is a funny man and he came out with a cracking line on BBC radio last week - sadly for the image of Irish cricket it was way off the mark.
Trent Johnston World Cup Diary (3) Trent Johnston World Cup Diary (3) ( )
Breakfast with Tendulkar, and his views on the forthcoming games with England and India.
Willis sees short term pain but long term gain for Ireland Willis sees short term pain but long term gain for Ireland ( )
The day before Ireland play England in Bangalore, Bob Willis of England and Sky Sports fame spoke to Cricket Ireland TV in a wide-ranging interview.
Cricket Ireland win ICC marketing award Cricket Ireland win ICC marketing award ( )
Cricket Ireland staged a promotional activity prior to an ODI against Australia with both sets of teams heading to Croke Park and trying their hands at hurling.
Bell backs Rankin to come good Bell backs Rankin to come good ( )
County team-mate Ian Bell has backed Boyd Rankin to come good in Ireland’s World Cup clash against England at the MS Chinnawammy Stadium in Bangalore tomorrow.
Dockrell focussed on beating England Dockrell focussed on beating England ( )
Ireland spinner George Dockrell can't wait for Wednesday's game.
The Last Word with Matt Cooper and Ger Siggins The Last Word with Matt Cooper and Ger Siggins ( )
Disappointment as Ireland lose to co-hosts Bangladesh, and a look ahead to the England clash.
North Down are crowned Woodvale 6s champions 2011 North Down are crowned Woodvale 6s champions 2011 ( )
Holywood lose by just 13 runs to hand the inaugural trophy to North Down.
Ireland World Cup cricket team join 'Shave or Dye' campaign Ireland World Cup cricket team join 'Shave or Dye' campaign ( )
Today FM’s Shave or Dye 2011 goes global as the World Cup Ireland Cricket Team lent their support to Shave or Dye 2011 again this year in Bangalore, India!
William Porterfield World Cup Diary (2) William Porterfield World Cup Diary (2) ( )
The Ireland captain gives his exclusive inside take on the Ireland camp to Sunday Life.
Ireland needing herculean effort to revitalise World Cup campaign Ireland needing herculean effort to revitalise World Cup campaign ( )
Ireland’s cricketers took their deep wounds to India yesterday, leaving the nightmare of Bangladesh behind them and needing a herculean effort to put their World Cup campaign in some sort of shape.
Sunday Sport with Darragh Maloney Sunday Sport with Darragh Maloney ( )
John Kenny gives his reaction to Ireland's loss and looks forward to Ireland's meeting with England in Bangalore.
Johnston backs Irish to stun world again at cricket world cup Johnston backs Irish to stun world again at cricket world cup ( )
Former Dapto cricketer Trent Johnston has declared the Ireland team stronger than the one which shocked the world four years ago.
Ireland let hosts off the hook in cauldron Ireland let hosts off the hook in cauldron ( )
Opportunity knocks fleetingly at the highest level of sport as Ireland found in letting a gilt-edged one pass against Bangladesh.
Ireland hoping to bounce back Ireland hoping to bounce back ( )
Ireland are hoping for better fortunes against England in Bangalore.
Ireland rue missed opportunity Ireland rue missed opportunity ( )
Ireland’s batsmen froze in the heat of Mirpur as Bangladesh got their World Cup campaign back on track with a 27 runs victory.
Kyle McCallan joins Sky as pundit Kyle McCallan joins Sky as pundit ( )
Kyle McCallan may be missing from the Ireland team at the World Cup but he will not miss the big match involvement.
Tigers tame Ireland at third attempt Tigers tame Ireland at third attempt ( )
Ireland’s hopes of completing an amazing hat-trick of competitive victories over Bangladesh were dashed in Dhaka this evening
Pete Johnston World Cup Diary: Part 2 Pete Johnston World Cup Diary: Part 2 ( )
The second instalment just ahead of Ireland's opening day clash with Bangladesh.
Strabane on the move as McDonnell agrees 3 year deal Strabane on the move as McDonnell agrees 3 year deal ( )
They say that where the heart lies the feet will wander but there will be one or two raised eyebrows at the news that Niall McDonnell has rejoined Strabane after a season at Brigade.
Death by spin facing Ireland Death by spin facing Ireland ( )
Playing Bangladesh in their own backyard, you know exactly what is coming but that doesn’t make it any easier to bat against.
Cusack likely to miss out Cusack likely to miss out ( )
Ireland are preparing to go into their opening match of the World Cup without Alex Cusack.
Vote for Ireland on Election Day Vote for Ireland on Election Day ( )
Election Day, 25th of February, also coincides with the Irish Cricket Team’s most important match in their recent history.
Experience of Simmons could prove crucial Experience of Simmons could prove crucial ( )
THERE will be no-one more experienced in the Ireland camp at the World Cup than Phil Simmons.
Close calls point to developing depth Close calls point to developing depth ( )
Freelance cricket writer Richard Bullick says the difficult decisions facing Phil Simmons are testament to Ireland’s squad strength these days.
Alan Lewis and Roy Torrens on Sport at 7 Alan Lewis and Roy Torrens on Sport at 7 ( )
Toss Could Be Vital as Ireland Prepare to Tackle Bangladesh In Front of 30,000 Screaming Fanatical Followers.
Delighted Dockrell relishing World Cup challenge Delighted Dockrell relishing World Cup challenge ( )
George Dockrell was an awestruck schoolboy when Ireland competed at their first World Cup, but now the spinner is ready to play a leading role at the tournament just four years later.
Major boost for Irish cricket Major boost for Irish cricket ( )
A look ahead to the World Cup and also news that Ireland is to host the U19 WCQ later this year.
Irish Cricket Team visit Street Children’s Project in Bangladesh Irish Cricket Team visit Street Children’s Project in Bangladesh ( )
Ireland and Bangladesh show united front when it comes to charity.
Trent Johnston on the Ireland squad Trent Johnston on the Ireland squad ( )
An in-depth assessment of the Ireland World Cup squad.
World Cup dream come true for Wilson World Cup dream come true for Wilson ( )
The Surrey and Ireland wicket-keeper batsman looks ahead to the start of the World Cup.
Ed Joyce ready for his Irish rebirth Ed Joyce ready for his Irish rebirth ( )
Ed Joyce on his return into the Irish camp for the forthcoming World Cup.
First Minister wishes Ireland World Cup success First Minister wishes Ireland World Cup success ( )
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson sends a message of support to the Ireland side.
Namaste from Niall O'Brien Namaste from Niall O'Brien ( )
Niall O'Brien hopes to repeat his 2007 cricket World Cup heroics in this year’s event. Follow his diary courtesy of the Irish Daily Star.
Pete Johnston on Ireland's World Cup build up Pete Johnston on Ireland's World Cup build up ( )
Ireland assistant coach Pete Johnston is writing exclusively for SportsNews Ireland during the World Cup.
Tom Dunne Discuss Ireland's Participation in the World Cup with Andrew Leonard Tom Dunne Discuss Ireland's Participation in the World Cup with Andrew Leonard ( )
On Election Day Friday 25th February Forget About Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil, Labour, The Green's and Sinn Fein Get Behind the Boys in Green and Vote for Ireland's Cricket Team.
Pressure builds on Ireland to champion Associate cause Pressure builds on Ireland to champion Associate cause ( )
The pressure has intensified on Ireland to perform at the ICC World Cup following heavy defeats for Kenya and Canada.
Johnny Lyons talks sport with Ed Joyce Johnny Lyons talks sport with Ed Joyce ( )
98FM Sports Guru and Pembroke Legend Johnny Lyons Talks to Ireland's Key Batsman Ed Joyce.
Failure is not an option Failure is not an option ( )
The Sunday Life cricket correspondent previews the challenges Ireland will face in the coming month.
William Porterfield Column William Porterfield Column ( )
Ireland captain William Porterfield is writing a weekly column for the Sunday Life during the World Cup.
Taster day for primary school teachers Taster day for primary school teachers ( )
20 schools enjoy their cricket experience in Greystones.
Woodvale 6s -week 6 results Woodvale 6s -week 6 results ( )
North Down remain unbeaten and need to beat Holywood next week to win the title.
Ireland get taste of task in hand Ireland get taste of task in hand ( )
It is a day off for the Ireland squad as they settle into their Dhaka hotel, but they will be more than interested spectators at today’s between co-hosts Bangladesh and India.
Ireland squad pen pics Ireland squad pen pics ( )
Irish Times cricket correspondent Emmet Riordan gives us the low down on the Ireland team.
Ireland lack element of surprise Ireland lack element of surprise ( )
Drama, intrigue, fierce tension and an alleged murder were some of the things that made Ireland’s inaugural World Cup adventure in the Caribbean four years ago sound more like a Dan Brown novel than a sporting adventure.
Re: Joyce - he's back in an Irish jersey Re: Joyce - he's back in an Irish jersey ( )
Emmet Riordan of the Irish Times talks to Ireland’s Ed Joyce about what he brings to the team after his experience with England in 2007.
Ireland receive message of support from President Ireland receive message of support from President ( )
President Mary McAleese sends her good wishes to the Ireland cricket team ahead of the World Cup.
Rankin revved up for Irish World Cup bid Rankin revved up for Irish World Cup bid ( )
Boyd Rankin gives his thoughts on the forthcoming World Cup.
The last word with Matt Cooper The last word with Matt Cooper ( )
Expectations high as Ireland prepare for Cricket World Cup 2011 - Ger Siggins and Barry Chambers talk to Matt Cooper on Today FM.
Ger Siggins and Niall O'Brien talk cricket Ger Siggins and Niall O'Brien talk cricket ( )
A transcript of the John Murray show which featured Ger Siggins and Niall O'Brien
Irish team “bowled over” by work of The Hope Foundation Irish team “bowled over” by work of The Hope Foundation ( )
The Irish team is announced as the charity’s newest ambassadors for World Cup.
Victory over Ireland will have to be earned Victory over Ireland will have to be earned ( )
Filmmaker Paul Davey reflects on Ireland's 2007 World Cup adventure.
Leinster announce Under 15 training squad Leinster announce Under 15 training squad ( )
A training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club.
Cricket Ireland launches cricketirelandtv Cricket Ireland launches cricketirelandtv ( )
Cricket Ireland has launched a new youtube channel cricketirelandtv. The initiative will see a host of video content relating to Irish cricket available on the internet.
Waringstown sign South African Obus Piennar Waringstown sign South African Obus Piennar ( )
2010 pro Victor Mpitsang is injured and will not be able to return to The Lawn.
Botha and O'Brien lead Ireland to victory over Zimbabwe Botha and O'Brien lead Ireland to victory over Zimbabwe ( )
A stong batting display from Ireland leads them to four wicket win over Zimbabwe.
Woodvale 6s week 5 results Woodvale 6s week 5 results ( )
North Down still unbeaten and Woodvale record their first win.
Ireland scare Kiwis Ireland scare Kiwis ( )
At one stage the impossible looked highly possible but in the end Ireland capitulated to New Zealand by 32 runs.
Andy McCrea wins coaching award Andy McCrea wins coaching award ( )
Recognition for Andy McCrea who wins outstanding coaching award.
Batsmen hold the key for Ireland Batsmen hold the key for Ireland ( )
It has taken only one match in India for Ireland to learn that it will be the batsmen who will win matches in the World Cup.
Battling Ireland push New Zealand close Battling Ireland push New Zealand close ( )
High scoring encounter sees Ireland lose by 32 runs in World Cup warm-up.
Glendermott sign new professional Glendermott sign new professional ( )
Sri Lankan all-rounder Roy Silva joins The Rectory.
Porterfield aiming high at World Cup Porterfield aiming high at World Cup ( )
Ireland captain William Porterfield is confident his side can belie their underdog status and progress from the group stages of the World Cup.
World Cup won't be the end for Johnston World Cup won't be the end for Johnston ( )
Trent Johnston has confirmed that he will not be retiring after the World Cup finals.
North West Coaching Forum North West Coaching Forum ( )
Coaching workshops to be held in the North West on 24 February.
Rory Anders wins ‘Find a fast bowler’ award Rory Anders wins ‘Find a fast bowler’ award ( )
Ireland international fast bowler Allan Eastwood selected Rory Anders of Phoenix CC as this year’s Leinster winner.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 15: William Porterfield Cricket Ireland Player Lines 15: William Porterfield ( )
The skipper gives his views on Irish and international cricket.
Eoin Morgan replaced by Ravi Bopara Eoin Morgan replaced by Ravi Bopara ( )
Event Technical Committee confirms replacement player in England squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Leinster announce Under 13 training squad Leinster announce Under 13 training squad ( )
A training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 14: Boyd Rankin Cricket Ireland Player Lines 14: Boyd Rankin ( )
The Warwickshire and Ireland pace bowler gives us his thoughts on the game in Ireland and beyond.
Kenya beat Ireland by 3 wickets Kenya beat Ireland by 3 wickets ( )
Lacklustre batting display as Ireland can only post 176. Ed Joyce top scores with 56.
Woodvale 6s week 4 results Woodvale 6s week 4 results ( )
N Down still unbeaten but Holywood lose to Muckamore.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 13: Andre Botha Cricket Ireland Player Lines 13: Andre Botha ( )
North County all-rounder Andre Botha give us his insight into Irish cricket.
Zimbabwe defeat Ireland by six wickets Zimbabwe defeat Ireland by six wickets ( )
Brendon Taylor and Craig Ervine share century stand as Zimbabwe easily chase down modest Ireland total of 204.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 12: Kevin O'Brien Cricket Ireland Player Lines 12: Kevin O'Brien ( )
Railway Union all-rounder Kevin O'Brien gives his thoughts on Irish and international cricket.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 11: Alex Cusack Cricket Ireland Player Lines 11: Alex Cusack ( )
The carpenter turned cricketer who has played an integral role in keeping Ireland on the up.
Morgan World Cup participation in doubt Morgan World Cup participation in doubt ( )
Fractured finger makes Eoin Morgan a serious doubt for England in World Cup.
Lisburn launch their 175th anniversary celebrations Lisburn launch their 175th anniversary celebrations ( )
Memorable season in propect for the oldest Club in Ulster.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 10: George Dockrell Cricket Ireland Player Lines 10: George Dockrell ( )
The Leinster, Ireland and Somerset 18 year old left arm spinner George Dockrell.
Sky Sports to broadcast RSA Challenge ODI between Ireland and England Sky Sports to broadcast RSA Challenge ODI between Ireland and England ( )
Sky Sports and Cricket Ireland announce that the RSA Challenge ODI between Ireland and England will be broadcast live on the Sky Sports network.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 9: Niall O'Brien Cricket Ireland Player Lines 9: Niall O'Brien ( )
Northants and Ireland wicket-keeper batsman Niall O'Brien is the latest in our series.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 8: Nigel Jones Cricket Ireland Player Lines 8: Nigel Jones ( )
The Civil Service North all-rounder is the latest Ireland World Cup member to be featured.
Umpires announced for Ireland World Cup fixtures Umpires announced for Ireland World Cup fixtures ( )
ICC announce the umpiring appointments for Ireland's World Cup schedule.
Leinster announce Under 11 training squad Leinster announce Under 11 training squad ( )
A training squad has been selected for winter coaching sessions currently being held at North County Cricket Club.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 7: Ed Joyce Cricket Ireland Player Lines 7: Ed Joyce ( )
The turn of Sussex batsman Ed Joyce and his take on Irish and international cricket.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 6: Trent Johnston Cricket Ireland Player Lines 6: Trent Johnston ( )
The former skipper is the next to put his views forward on Irish cricket.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 5: Paul Stirling Cricket Ireland Player Lines 5: Paul Stirling ( )
The powerful opener is the latest to feature in our look at the Ireland squad ahead of the World Cup next month.
David Cooke to join Coleraine David Cooke to join Coleraine ( )
David Cooke on verge of move to Coleraine, but Stephen Smyth stays at Glendermott.
Gus Kelly - a formidable hitter when set Gus Kelly - a formidable hitter when set ( )
A tall and strongly built fast bowler, who used his height to extract lift and bounce from most types of wicket.
Eastern Cape and Cricket Ireland continue player link Eastern Cape and Cricket Ireland continue player link ( )
Both Muir College and Cricket Ireland have forged an excellent relationship that has seen no fewer than 16 young Irish cricketers spend time at Muir College in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape since 2003.
Movement at last as preparations begin for new season Movement at last as preparations begin for new season ( )
Donemana sign new overseas professional - Kamran Sajid.
Ireland out to shake the world again Ireland out to shake the world again ( )
Irish cricket given bonus boost by team sponsor RSA at media day in Dublin.
Foyle seek Schools' Cup hat trick Foyle seek Schools' Cup hat trick ( )
Holders Foyle drawn away to Bangor GS seconds. Also details of under 15 Cup draw.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 4: Albert van der Merwe Cricket Ireland Player Lines 4: Albert van der Merwe ( )
The latest player to feature is the current cricket coach from The Hills.
First aid training at Bready on Saturday First aid training at Bready on Saturday ( )
There is a Sports First Aid course and Defibrillator training at Bready Cricket Club on Saturday 29th January from 10am -4pm.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 3: Andrew White Cricket Ireland Player Lines 3: Andrew White ( )
Ireland's second most capped player Andrew White gives us his take on Irish and international cricket.
Simmons excited rather than daunted by World Cup challenge Simmons excited rather than daunted by World Cup challenge ( )
Ireland coach Phil Simmons has high expectations for his Ireland team despite a tough itinerary.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 2: Gary Wilson Cricket Ireland Player Lines 2: Gary Wilson ( )
Surrey's Gary Wilson is the next Irish player to come under the microscope.
Simmons believes balance is right for progress Simmons believes balance is right for progress ( )
Ireland coach Phil Simmons believes an experienced and almost fully professional squad gives the country an excellent chance of making the second stages of a world competition for the third time.
Double success for Ireland in ICC Awards Double success for Ireland in ICC Awards ( )
ICC Europe has today announced the European regional winners of the Pepsi ICC Development Programme Awards for 2010.
Van The Man Van The Man ( )
Ireland's second Cricket World Cup squad is another cocktail of native thoroughbreds and accidental tourists from the southern hemisphere.
Ireland bank on experience in quest for World Cup glory Ireland bank on experience in quest for World Cup glory ( )
Ireland will have the most experienced squad ever to leave these shores when they head for the World Cup finals in Bangladesh and India, via Dubai, in just eight days time.
Cricket Ireland Player Lines 1: John Mooney Cricket Ireland Player Lines 1: John Mooney ( )
We take an in depth look at the Ireland World Cup 15, starting with John Mooney.
ICC Introduction to Cricket Course ICC Introduction to Cricket Course ( )
Ballymoney the venue for this cricket course at the end of March.
Ireland name final 15 for World Cup Ireland name final 15 for World Cup ( )
Cricket Ireland today announced their final squad for the 2011 World Cup.
Second week of Woodvale indoor sixes Second week of Woodvale indoor sixes ( )
Holywood and North Down remain unbeaten.
Cliftonville plan Reunion Dinner in April Cliftonville plan Reunion Dinner in April ( )
Players to be inducted into inaugural Hall of Fame.
Bobby Rao awarded MBE Bobby Rao awarded MBE ( )
Bobby Rao honoured for services to cricket and work with ethnic groups in the community.
Dockrell continues to impress for Somerset Dockrell continues to impress for Somerset ( )
Somerset bounce back with 17 run win against Windward Islands in Antigua.
Mooney a clear winner in Irish poll Mooney a clear winner in Irish poll ( )
John Mooney emerges victorious in Ireland Player of the Year voting.
Fluctuating fortunes for Dockrell in Somerset debut Fluctuating fortunes for Dockrell in Somerset debut ( )
Dream start but horror ending for George Dockrell as Guyana defeat Somerset by one run.
Parker and Young in South Africa with Sussex Parker and Young in South Africa with Sussex ( )
Scotland's Matthew Parker and Ireland's Craig Young on four week tour with Sussex.
Jack Hynes was an outstanding opening batsman at School Jack Hynes was an outstanding opening batsman at School ( )
Jack Hynes never quite justified himself in an Irish sweater, though he produced a number of very good performances.
Ed Joyce backs Trinity cricket scholarships Ed Joyce backs Trinity cricket scholarships ( )
The cricket club in Trinity College Dublin has just launched a scholarship scheme for 2011 school leavers.
2011 Ulster Cup draws 2011 Ulster Cup draws ( )
Holders Instonians begin defence with home draw against Bready - news of Ulster Shield and Plate draws as well.
Woodvale 6-a-side tournament gets underway Woodvale 6-a-side tournament gets underway ( )
Opening day wins for Instonians, Muckamore, North Down and Holywood.
Leinster Senior League fixtures released Leinster Senior League fixtures released ( )
The 2011 Leinster Senior One and Two games.
Cricket blitz in Munster is a great success Cricket blitz in Munster is a great success ( )
60 children take part in the Cork Cricket Academy's Christmas blitz.
Nannes, Morgan and Ten Doeschate in IPL bonanza Nannes, Morgan and Ten Doeschate in IPL bonanza ( )
Windfalls for trio in IPL auction, but Niall O'Brien misses out.
Leland Hone was the third Irish-born Test cricketer Leland Hone was the third Irish-born Test cricketer ( )
A member of one of Ireland's most distinguished cricket families, he was a free scoring batsman whose fluency of style won many admirers.
Dockrell returns to West Indies Dockrell returns to West Indies ( )
18 year old spinner George Dockrell is chosen in Somerset squad for Caribbean T20.
Derriaghy receive Club Accreditation Scheme status Derriaghy receive Club Accreditation Scheme status ( )
Derriaghy has become the latest club to be accredited on the Cricket Ireland/Clubmark NI Club Accreditation Scheme.
Cup draws for other NCU cups Cup draws for other NCU cups ( )
The full draws for the Intermediate, Minor and Minor Qualifying Cups.
2011 Coaching Courses available 2011 Coaching Courses available ( )
Details of upcoming coaching courses throughout Ireland in 2011.
Millpark minnows handed huge tie against Cup holders Millpark minnows handed huge tie against Cup holders ( )
Millpark pulled out the plum draw in the NCU Challenge Cup last night when they were paired with holders North Down in the second round of the 2011 competition.
NCU Challenge Cup Draw 2011 NCU Challenge Cup Draw 2011 ( )
Holders North Down drawn away to Millpark at Banford Green.
NCU Junior Cup draw NCU Junior Cup draw ( )
Holders Academy travel to Sandy Bay to play Larne in the First round.
Miserable mismatch ruins Ashes Miserable mismatch ruins Ashes ( )
The much anticipated 2011 Ashes series will end tomorrow and will leave no shortage of talking points after a totally one sided contest between man and boy.
Derry Midweek draws 2011 Derry Midweek draws 2011 ( )
All the 2011 draws, including the Faughan Valley, Sperring Springs and Boys Cups.
NCU Review 14: Millpark NCU Review 14: Millpark ( )
Success on and off the field for Millpark in 2010.
When they were kings - West Indies 1984 When they were kings - West Indies 1984 ( )
A look back to 1984 when the all conquering West Indies played Ireland in Dublin.
Woodvale Sixes launches this weekend Woodvale Sixes launches this weekend ( )
The inaugural Woodvale CC indoor sixes tournament will commence on 9 January at the Shankill Leisure Centre in Belfast.
Jordan Coghlan - one to watch in 2011 Jordan Coghlan - one to watch in 2011 ( )
Clontarf starlet Jordan Coghlan has been named in a national Sunday as one sports star the Irish public should be keeping a close eye on in 2011.
Sean Gilbride RIP Sean Gilbride RIP ( )
The death of Sean Gilbride on 1 January has deprived the Fingal area of a very loyal advocate and The Hills of one of its most devoted and committed members.
Irish International Player of the Year - the contenders Irish International Player of the Year - the contenders ( )
We examine the credentials of the six players in the running for the accolade of Irish International Player of the Year.
NCU Review 13: Derriaghy NCU Review 13: Derriaghy ( )
2010 was another season of mid-table mediocrity for Derriaghy on the field, although off the field the club's efforts continue to bear fruit.
Morgan thrilled to be on the inside looking out Morgan thrilled to be on the inside looking out ( )
Emmet Riordan was there on the morning after the Jager bombs as the Rush man helped celebrate Ashes victory.
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