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Women's World T20
New Zealand v Ireland at Providence, Guyana.
New Zealand won by 8 wickets.
Toss: Ireland. Ireland were 69-3 in the 15th over. Devine's fifty came from 21 balls.
 Ireland 79-9 (20 overs)  G Lewis 39; L Kasperek 3-19, L Tahuhu 2-17, A Kerr 2-18
 New Zealand 81-2 (7.3 overs)  S Devine 51
The Fantastic Four in numbers The Fantastic Four in numbers ZZZZ5:37 pmZZZZ
The retirements of Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Cecelia and Isobel Joyce leaves a huge void in the women's game, at a critical juncture for the sport.
Ireland hierarchy pay tribute to retirees Ireland hierarchy pay tribute to retirees ZZZZ5:27 pmZZZZ
Leading Cricket Ireland officials have voiced their appreciation to the deluge of praise for Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Isobel Joyce and Cecelia Joyce following their retirements.
No dream double for Ireland over New Zealand No dream double for Ireland over New Zealand ZZZZ4:38 pmZZZZ
THERE was no dream double for Ireland over New Zealand at the Women’s World T20 last night in Guyana. In the last game of their tournament Laura Delany’s were hurried to an eight-wicket defeat after just 7.3 overs.
Kim Garth post match press conference Kim Garth post match press conference ZZZZ7:53 pmZZZZ
Pembroke all-rounder Kim Garth reflects as Ireland bow out of the tournament after losing by eight wickets against New Zealand.
Ireland well beaten by New Zealand in final group game Ireland well beaten by New Zealand in final group game ZZZZ7:31 pmZZZZ
As the tournament said goodbye to the Guyana National Stadium, Ireland gave two of their senior players a guard of honour as they took the field for the last time in international cricket, only to have two more announce their retirements at the end of the game.
Shillington and Metcalfe set to bow out Shillington and Metcalfe set to bow out ZZZZ1:30 amZZZZ
With more than 40 years of collective cricket experience between them, Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe are about to take their final bow playing in the green – for both, the road has been a challenging one, but neither would change a thing.
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The four Ireland Women players who retired after the game with New Zealand. The Joyce sisters, Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe.
The four Ireland Women players who retired after the game with New Zealand. The Joyce sisters, Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe. ©ICC

                        P  Pts     NRR
West Indies             4    8     2.24
England                 4    5     1.32
Sri Lanka               4    3    -1.17
South Africa            3    2    -0.91
Bangladesh              3    0    -2.16
                        P  Pts     NRR
India                   4    8     1.83
Australia               4    6     1.52
New Zealand             4    4     1.03
Pakistan                4    2    -0.99
Ireland                 4    0    -3.53
MATCH PHOTOS
Headline News
Women and Men Down Under (3) Women and Men Down Under (3) ZZZZ8:11 pmZZZZ
Shane Getkate takes the honours in the latest round-up of the action from Irish players in action this weekend.
Women and Men Down Under (2) Women and Men Down Under (2) ZZZZ7:21 pmZZZZ
It is becoming an eventful November for Irish cricketers in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. With places for the Wolves tour to Sri Lanka up for grabs, a number did their prospects no harm at all this week.
Board confirms interpro review Board confirms interpro review ZZZZ3:50 amZZZZ
The Board of Cricket Ireland has called for an immediate review of the Inter-Provincial Series to consider the current structure and whether improvements can be made ahead of the 2019 season.
Mulder released from contract Mulder released from contract ZZZZ5:11 amZZZZ
Leg spinner Jacob Mulder has been released from his contract by the governing body by mutual consent.
Ireland Wolves to play Bangladesh Ireland Wolves to play Bangladesh ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves will play Bangladesh at The Hills ahead of the tourists tri-series against Ireland and Afghanistan.
Ireland set for Tri-Series with Afghanistan and Bangladesh Ireland set for Tri-Series with Afghanistan and Bangladesh ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
Ireland have been handed a fixtures boost with the news that both Bangladesh and Afghanistan will travel here ahead of the World Cup next summer.
Raymond-Hoey scoops prestigious award Raymond-Hoey scoops prestigious award ZZZZ6:36 pmZZZZ
Sunday Independent editor Cormac Bourke presented the Aengus Fanning International Emerging Player of the Year award to Una Raymond-Hoey on Friday night.
Ireland Women international player of the year Ireland Women international player of the year ZZZZ5:04 amZZZZ
The Ireland annual awards show is scheduled for Dublin this Friday and the women's international winner will be one of Laura Delany, Cecelia Joyce and Gaby Lewis.
Hairy and Brains make the top 20 Hairy and Brains make the top 20 ZZZZ4:53 amZZZZ
Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe are both included in the top twenty of the ICC T20 rankings announced this morning.
Tucker century keeps Ireland in control Tucker century keeps Ireland in control ZZZZ8:03 pmZZZZ
A superb 138 from Lorcan Tucker has kept Ireland A in control of their match against Gloucestershire Seconds.
Class tells as Leinster retain their title Class tells as Leinster retain their title ZZZZ11:47 pmZZZZ
THE class rose to the surface on the final day of Ireland’s cricketing summer as Leinster Lightning retained the inter-provincial Cup.
Dockrell pride as Lightning win 15th trophy Dockrell pride as Lightning win 15th trophy ZZZZ9:20 pmZZZZ
Leinster Lightning skipper George Dockrell cut a proud figure as he posed with another interpro trophy at his home patch of Rathmines.
Rock solid as Rush win U15 All-Ireland Cup Rock solid as Rush win U15 All-Ireland Cup ZZZZ8:02 pmZZZZ
Skipper Cian Rock led by example as he took four wickets as Rush beat Eglinton to claim the All-Ireland U15 crown.
Lightning show depth to capture interpro cup Lightning show depth to capture interpro cup ZZZZ6:41 pmZZZZ
Leinster Lightning captured the interpro cup for the fifth consecutive year after a typical fightback which showcased their strength in depth.
Final Super 3 match abandoned Final Super 3 match abandoned ZZZZ10:05 pmZZZZ
The Dragons have completed a series victory for the second time in three years despite the final match of the Super 3s being abandoned after the first innings at Clontarf.
Dragons and Scorchers to meet in final match of campaign Dragons and Scorchers to meet in final match of campaign ZZZZ10:37 pmZZZZ
The Super 3 series draws to a conclusion at Clontarf when champions Dragons meet the Scorchers in a 50-over clash at Castle Avenue.
Joyce blasts used pitch as Merrion lose to Waringstown Joyce blasts used pitch as Merrion lose to Waringstown ZZZZ7:11 amZZZZ
The pitch was the talking point through the day with Cricket Ireland – for reasons which still haven’t been explained – insisting that the final be played on a pitch which had been used for two of Ireland’s matches against Afghanistan last week.
Wolves will travel to play Gloucs. 2ndXI Wolves will travel to play Gloucs. 2ndXI ZZZZ5:15 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has announced a strong 12-man Ireland Wolves squad for a four-day match against Gloucestershire 2nd XI to be played at Bristol Cricket Club next week.
Maritz treble strike leads Dragons to win over Typhoons Maritz treble strike leads Dragons to win over Typhoons ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
Lara Maritz starred with the ball as the Dragons beat the Typhoons in a match which had a distinctly end of season feel about it.
Doheny delight as Rush win National Cup again Doheny delight as Rush win National Cup again ZZZZ10:31 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves Stephen Doheny's Man-of-the-Match display helped Rush secure the National Cup for the third time.
Irish Academy win T20 tournament Irish Academy win T20 tournament ZZZZ12:06 amZZZZ
The Irish Academy won the T20 series against their Scottish counterparts and a Future Stars XI thanks primarily to a series of powerful batting displays.
NCU level U11 interpro series NCU level U11 interpro series ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
The NCU levelled their Under 11 interpro series against Leinster when they won a thrilling encounter in Ringcommons.
Ireland U17s clinch Celtic Cup Ireland U17s clinch Celtic Cup ZZZZ1:32 amZZZZ
Ireland U17s emulated the Under 15 side as they beat Scotland by 15 runs in Ayr to clinch the Celtic Cup.
NCU clinch U13 series with second win against Leinster NCU clinch U13 series with second win against Leinster ZZZZ3:50 pmZZZZ
The NCU clinched their Under 13 interpro series after beating Leinster by 63 runs at Ringcommons on Friday.
Tector and McGuire lead Ireland to victory Tector and McGuire lead Ireland to victory ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
Half centuries from Tim Tector and Nathan McGuire led Ireland U15s to a series clinching win against Scotland at Oak Hill.
Ellerby and Topping star as NCU beat LCU Ellerby and Topping star as NCU beat LCU ZZZZ4:38 amZZZZ
Half centuries from Sam Topping and Rory Ellerby helped NCU U13s beat Leinster in their interpro match at Stormont.
Ireland name U13 squad Ireland name U13 squad ZZZZ4:34 amZZZZ
Eleven players from the Leinster Cricket Union, alongside six each from the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union, make up the selection under new coach Callum Atkinson.
Isobel and Cecelia Joyce also announced their retirements from international cricket.
Isobel and Cecelia Joyce also announced their retirements from international cricket. ©ICC
Irish Cricket History
Billy Platt's North West Cricket History
History of Phoenix CC, 1830-1990
International
Women and Men Down Under (3)Shane Getkate takes the honours in the latest round-up of the action from Irish players in action this weekend.
Women and Men Down Under (2)It is becoming an eventful November for Irish cricketers in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. With places for the Wolves tour to Sri Lanka up for grabs, a number did their prospects no harm at all this week.
Board confirm interpro reviewThe Board of Cricket Ireland has called for an immediate review of the Inter-Provincial Series to consider the current structure and whether improvements can be made ahead of the 2019 season, at its recent Board Meeting held at Ballymascanlon House Hotel on 7 November 2018.
Women
The fantastic four in numbersThe retirements of Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Cecelia and Isobel Joyce leaves a huge void in the women's game, at a critical juncture for the sport.
Ireland hierarchy pay tribute to four retireesLeading Cricket Ireland officials have voiced their appreciation to the deluge of praise for Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Isobel Joyce and Cecelia Joyce following their retirements.
No dream double for Ireland over New ZealandTHERE was no dream double for Ireland over New Zealand at the Women’s World T20 last night in Guyana. In the last game of their tournament Laura Delany’s were hurried to an eight-wicket defeat after just 7.3 overs.
Northern
CIYMS swoop for Obus PienaarCIYMS have unveiled South African all-rounder Obus Pienaar as their overseas professional for the 2019 season.
Woodlands Trust tree planting ceremony at CregaghOn Friday 9th November 2018 between 1.30 – 2.00pm a tree planting event will take place at Cregagh Cricket Club, Gibson Park Avenue, Belfast BT6 9GL to mark the Centenary of the WW1 armistice.
Mulder planning NI returnJacob Mulder has confirmed his intention to return to Northern Ireland next summer after being released early from his Cricket Ireland contract.
Leinster
LCU Review: RushIt was another excellent season for Rush, capturing the National Cup for a third time, as well as their youth side winning yet another trophy at All-Ireland level.
LCU Review: PhoenixIt wasn't a season to remember for Phoenix who finished bottom of the Premier League, winning just three league games in the process.
Barnes excited by Rush switchJarred Barnes is relishing the switch to Rush, but admitted it was a huge call to leave YMCA, where he enjoyed such a productive 2018 season.
North West
NW Review 16: NewbuildingsIt was a modest season in terms of league position for Newbuildings, but a historic one in which they officially opened and named their new ground, won the Eric Cooke T20, and came within one ball of reaching the Senior Cup final.
Women playing cricket is like men trying to knitLadies cricket seems to run along a parallel timeline, one that ostensibly limps behind the rest of the sporting world. Unfortunately, each milestone is delayed.
NW Review 15: St JohnstonIt was a steady season for the Saints who finished fifth in the Championship, winning six matches and losing seven matches.
Munster
Munster set to continue in 2019 Interpro seriesCricket Ireland have refuted allegations that Munster's participation in the 2019 interpro series is in doubt.
Limerick in National Cup FinalTtheir involvement in the competition reflects the trials and tribulations of their 50 year history.
Memorable weekend for Co KerryMCU Senior Cup and Junior Cup triumphs within the space of 24 hours.
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Ireland v Scotland at Deventer.
Toss: Scotland.
 Scotland 21-0 (2 overs)  
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