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 RSA Challenge - Ireland v Australia, 17 June 2010
Tickets to the RSA Challenge Ireland v Australia are on sale through Ticketmaster outlets. Click here for tickets or purchase tickets over the phone – ROI customers 0818 719 300, NI customers 0844 847 2455. Cricket Ireland members, club and school bookings as well as wheelchair accessible ticket requests should contact Sue Wickham sue.wickham@irishcricket.org to arrange ticket bookings.
 Change in date for Afghanistan v Ireland match
The ICC has confirmed that the ICC Intercontinental Cup match between Afghanistan and Ireland, due to be played in Dambulla, Sri Lanka, has been moved forward by two days.

The match will now be played from 21 to 24 January at the same venue.

With presidential elections due to take place on 26 January, which had originally been scheduled as the final day of the game, Sri Lanka Cricket requested the move for reasons of security and logistics.
Paul Stirling comes off the pitch after making 114 as Ireland beat USA by five wickets in New Zealand ©CricketEurope
Country before club
Paul Stirling will become the first cricketer to put his Ireland career before English county interests when the national squad’s full-time quota swells from two to six this year.
Cricket Ireland announce player contract details
Cricket Ireland have announced a massive investment in playing resources ahead of the 2011 World Cup with the award of six full-time contracts to home-based players.
Amstelveen, Schiedam, Rotterdam to host Pro40
The KNCB has announced the venues for the Dutch home matches in the 2010 Pro40 competition.
Jeremy Bray announces retirement from international cricket
Jeremy Bray has retired from international cricket after playing 83 times for Ireland as a left-handed opening batsman.
WCL Division Five fixtures released
The fixtures for the WCL Division 5 tournament in Nepal in February have been announced.
USA announce senior men's squad for ICC tournaments
The USA announce their squad for the World Twenty20 Qualifier and WCL Division Five.
Dutch women's cricket on the move
KNCB Board member Huub Jansen and newly-appointed national coach Ed de Moura Correia talk about their plans for the coming year, and for the longer-term development of women's cricket in The Netherlands.
Inspirational Stirling helps Ireland to opening win
A Paul Stirling inspired Ireland registered their first win of this year’s Under 19 World Cup, beating a spirited USA side by five wickets.
New Zealand international Craig McMillan on his way to CIYMS
CI Captain Barry Cooper enthuses over their overseas signing.
Lawson impressed by Irish
Ireland’s younger breed will today take on the might of Australia in the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand - with more than a little bit of help from one of the grand names of Australian cricket.
Australia crush Ireland
Ireland lost their second game in Group B of the Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand to a very commanding Australia side, the margin of defeat a huge 209 runs.
Ireland U19 lose opening fixture
A century partnership between Ben Ackland and Lee Nelson but it's not enough as Ireland lose by five wickets.
Ireland relying on local knowledge
The Ireland Under 19 squad have been given a boost ahead of their opening World Cup fixture against South Africa in Queenstown with a visit by New Zealand international stars Shane Bond and Peter Fulton.
Injury forces Boyd Rankin to miss Sri Lanka Tour
Injury has forced the withdrawal of Ireland opening bowler Boyd Rankin from the squad which begins a tour in Sri Lanka next week.
Dublin Cricket Academy to take place in February
Due to the success and huge interest shown by players and parents there will be another 8 week Dublin Cricket Academy course starting in February 2010.
Ireland collapse denies them famous victory
A late order collapse which saw five wickets fall for just four runs denied Ireland their first ever win against a test nation at Under 19 level.
Ireland Under 19’s defeat Afghanistan convincingly
Captain Andrew Balbirnie scored an undefeated 108 as Ireland passed their target of 222 with seven wickets and five overs to spare. Report and full scorecard.
James Shannon World Cup Blog Part One
The latest from Australia and New Zealand as Ireland attend pre World Cup training camp.
Stirling hundred secures another win
Convincing all-round performance gives Ireland comprehensive win.
D'Arcy secures tense win
One wicket victory for Ireland Under 19's against UNSW.
O'Brien and Chauhan out of IPL auction
Niall O'Brien and Khurram Chauhan are out of the IPL auction, but Rizwan Cheema and Ryan ten Doeschate remain.
Kidd and Dockrell named in Ireland squad
Cricket Ireland name Intercontinental and T20 WCQ squads
Larry Warke - one of the great enigmas
A dominating batsman and useful medium pacer who also delighted keeping wicket.
Cash boost for NW cricketers.
Bob Kerr Trust Fund gives support to NW trio ahead of Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand.
Women's selectors required
Cricket Ireland is seeking 3 selectors for the Ireland women’s senior and A teams.
Ireland Women A team manager
Cricket Ireland is seeking a manager for Ireland women’s A team.
Game of the decade
Ger Siggins looks back at the day Irish cricket hit Pakistan for six.

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