New Zealand name squad for Irish series New Zealand name squad for Irish series ( ) ZZZZ12:42 amZZZZ
The White Ferns have unveiled their squad for next month's tour of Ireland and England.
Rankin and Porterfield included in Warriors squad Rankin and Porterfield included in Warriors squad ( ) ZZZZ3:21 amZZZZ
The North-West warriors have been handed a major boost with the inclusion of both Boyd Rankin and Ireland captain William Porterfield for their clash with defending champions Leinster Lightning.
Day Two washed out at Merrion Day Two washed out at Merrion ( ) ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
GRAHAM Ford’s hopes of having eight days’ cricket for players and selectors before the squad for the first Test is chosen were dashed on day two when the second day of the trial game was abandoned without a ball bowled.
Lightning announce squad for Warriors clash Lightning announce squad for Warriors clash ( ) ZZZZ8:03 amZZZZ
Lightning announce strong squad for interpro three-day game against Warriors.
Pembroke to host interpro 3-dayer Pembroke to host interpro 3-dayer ( ) ZZZZ3:30 amZZZZ
The venue for the first match of the Inter-Provincial Championships next week has been moved from Oak Hill to Pembroke.
Balbirnie passes the Test Balbirnie passes the Test ( ) ZZZZ11:20 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie scored a hundred in the Test trial, with Tyrone Kane the best of the bowlers taking five of the 13 wickets to fall on a manufactured day.
Who does best for Ireland in red-ball cricket? Who does best for Ireland in red-ball cricket? ( ) ZZZZ2:14 amZZZZ
However, there have been six first-class red-ball contests between Ireland and the ‘A’ sides of the test-playing nations, plus Jamaica, in the last eight years which are worth considering.
Umpiring team unveiled for Malahide Umpiring team unveiled for Malahide ( ) ZZZZ9:32 amZZZZ
The umpiring team for next month's Test match at Malahide has been confirmed.
Malahide in top condition ahead of Test Malahide in top condition ahead of Test ( ) ZZZZ10:18 amZZZZ
Despite the recent poor weather, groundsman Philip Frost says "it's shaping up very nicely" for the five-day game against Pakistan which starts on May 11th.
26 players named for Test trial 26 players named for Test trial ( ) ZZZZ5:18 amZZZZ
Ireland have announced the Intra-Squad teams that will play two 2-day warm-up games in late April.
Super 3 squads and fixtures Super 3 squads and fixtures ( ) ZZZZ5:10 amZZZZ
The squads and fixtures for the 2018 Super 3’s Series have been revealed, ahead of an exciting season for women’s cricket in Ireland – with team captains giving an assessment of the tournament ahead.
Women squads for busy summer Women squads for busy summer ( ) ZZZZ2:24 amZZZZ
Ireland have revealed their squads for a busy summer which as well as series against New Zealand and Bangladesh includes the T20 World Cup Qualifers in The Netherlands.
Unions fury as U13 interpro tournament scrapped Unions fury as U13 interpro tournament scrapped ( ) ZZZZ4:00 amZZZZ
There has been widespread anger at Cricket Ireland's decision to scrap the Under 13 interpro tournament in a bizarre move by the governing body.
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.
Stormont to host Irish and National Cup finals Stormont to host Irish and National Cup finals ( ) ZZZZ6:13 amZZZZ
Stormont will play host to both the finals of the Irish and National Cups in early September.
Scotland Women regional series rebranded Scotland Women regional series rebranded ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Scotland Women’s regional series kicks off at the Grange this Sunday and the new season brings a new identity for the combatants as part of a rebranding exercise by the governing body.
RHC sign Pakistan international Hammad Azam RHC sign Pakistan international Hammad Azam ( ) ZZZZ11:56 pmZZZZ
Royal High Corstorphine have made a real statement of intent with the signing of Pakistan international cricketer Hammad Azam ahead of the new season.
Ryan Sidebottom signs for Grange Ryan Sidebottom signs for Grange ( ) ZZZZ8:14 pmZZZZ
Former Yorkshire and England international Ryan Sidebottom has signed for Grange in a real coup for the Scottish side.
Scotland A name squad for weekend clashes Scotland A name squad for weekend clashes ( ) ZZZZ9:48 amZZZZ
Scotland A go to Bath this weekend to begin their season with two T20’s and two 50-over games against Gloucestershire 2XI and Bath CC.
Peter Borren retires from International cricket Peter Borren retires from International cricket ( ) ZZZZ11:41 pmZZZZ
The KNCB has announced the retirement of Peter Borren as captain of the national side naming his replacement and a new team manager.
Safyaan Sharif Interview Safyaan Sharif Interview ( ) ZZZZ10:36 pmZZZZ
He dismissed Chris Gayle first ball on his way to becoming the joint-highest wicket-taker in the recent World Cup qualifying tournament. Now Safyaan Sharif tells Saj Sadiq about his dream of playing first-team county cricket and why Scottish cricket is on the up and up…
UAE seal qualification UAE seal qualification ( ) ZZZZ12:31 amZZZZ
The UAE beat Maldives by 43 runs to qualify for the next round of the World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’.
T20 cricket to become normal sport T20 cricket to become normal sport ( ) ZZZZ5:26 amZZZZ
The ICC will soon allow all member countries to play full T20Is.
Two out of two for UAE Two out of two for UAE ( ) ZZZZ9:50 pmZZZZ
The second day of ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’ saw UAE extend their winning streak while Qatar and Bahrain registered first wins.
Simon Ateak named Player of the Tournament Simon Ateak named Player of the Tournament ( ) ZZZZ9:48 pmZZZZ
At the end of the ICC World Twenty20 Africa Qualifier A tournament in Lagos, Ghana and Nigeria qualified to the Africa Finals to get to the 2020 blue-ribbon tournament in Australia.
Ghana beat Nigeria to clinch qualifiers Ghana beat Nigeria to clinch qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ9:46 pmZZZZ
Ghana finished off a wonderful week at the ICC World T20 Africa Qualifier A tournament as they defeated Nigeria by four wickets in the last match at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval in Lagos.
Prestige appointments for Jersey officials Prestige appointments for Jersey officials ( ) ZZZZ6:05 amZZZZ
Jersey umpires and scorers will be officiating in various European countries this season.
Jenner and Dunford join MCCYC Jenner and Dunford join MCCYC ( ) ZZZZ4:25 amZZZZ
Jersey cricketers Jonty Jenner and Jake Dunford have gained places on the MCC Young Cricketers Programme for 2018.
Jersey WCL 4 squad announced Jersey WCL 4 squad announced ( ) ZZZZ11:17 amZZZZ
The tournament will be played from April 29th to 6th May in Kuala Lumpur.
Inter Insular goes T20 Inter Insular goes T20 ( ) ZZZZ2:36 amZZZZ
The 2018 Inter Insular Trophy will be a best of three T20 series as Jersey and Guernsey prepare for the European World T20 qualifier.
Fairway Junior Super League bowls back into action Fairway Junior Super League bowls back into action ( ) ZZZZ9:50 amZZZZ
The Fairway Junior Super League is making a return this spring with a record number of players and two new clubs.
Irish Provincial News
Section 1 starts the season Section 1 starts the season ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
Only two games were played in Section 1 with Donaghcloney Mill losing at home to Bangor and newly promoted Cregagh coming unstuck at relegated Lisburn.
NCU Preview 18: Woodvale NCU Preview 18: Woodvale ( ) ZZZZ8:36 amZZZZ
There has been a lot of work going on at Ballygomartin Road and this could well be the year they gain promotion back to the Premier League.
NCU Preview 17: Donaghcloney Mill NCU Preview 17: Donaghcloney Mill ( ) ZZZZ12:38 amZZZZ
It couldn't have gone much better for the merged Donaghcloney Mill squad in 2017 and it promises to be yet another exciting season for them.
Change of professional for Muckamore Change of professional for Muckamore ( ) ZZZZ2:23 amZZZZ
A cruciate ligament injury for original choice Shoaib Khan has meant the club has opted for all-rounder Fahad Iqbal.
Great Scott Great Scott ( ) ZZZZ1:51 amZZZZ
It was a dream debut for Fox Lodge opener Barry Scott who switched allegiances from Strabane ahead of the new campaign. As the cricketing Gods would decree, he faced his former team mates in the opening match, and duly recorded his first century at senior level.
Moan starts season with a bang Moan starts season with a bang ( ) ZZZZ1:35 amZZZZ
Another weekend centurion was Killyclooney skipper Darren Moan who recorded the highest score of the day, an unbeaten 187 to lead his team to a seven-wicket win over Newbuildings.
Young guns go for it Young guns go for it ( ) ZZZZ1:23 amZZZZ
With a new Ireland Head Coach now in situ and an historic first Test match against Pakistan on the horizon there is probably no better time for players to find a vein of form.
Round the leagues Round the leagues ( ) ZZZZ10:11 pmZZZZ
There was no shortage of excitement down the leagues as the NW season got up and running.
Lightning Bolts name squad Lightning Bolts name squad ( ) ZZZZ9:15 amZZZZ
Lightning Bolts announce squad for a season where they hope to play an expanded number of matches.
Lanky appointed Lightning selector Lanky appointed Lightning selector ( ) ZZZZ7:54 amZZZZ
Former Irish International David Langford Smith has accepted the position of Lightning selector.
No shortage of thrillers as Leprechaun Cup gets under way No shortage of thrillers as Leprechaun Cup gets under way ( ) ZZZZ4:33 amZZZZ
There were plenty of exciting clashes despite the poor weather as the 2018 Leprechaun Cup got underway last week.
Merrion Pay the Penalty Merrion Pay the Penalty ( ) ZZZZ2:08 amZZZZ
Dom Joyce offered no excuses admitting his team only had themselves to blame after being hit with 12 penalty runs for a slow over rate allowing YMCA to edge a thriller by one-wicket against Merrion at Anglesea Road.
Munster Schools T20 Cup Begins Munster Schools T20 Cup Begins ( ) ZZZZ1:49 amZZZZ
Sunny skies as Bandon Grammar School defeated CBC in the first game
Kayana puts Lismore to the sword Kayana puts Lismore to the sword ( ) ZZZZ12:24 amZZZZ
6 Wickets from Talha Kayana gives Cork County 3rd XI a comfortable win over Lismore 1st XI on season's opening day.
Munster Cricket Announce Partnership with All Rounder Munster Cricket Announce Partnership with All Rounder ( ) ZZZZ10:59 pmZZZZ
Munster Cricket are delighted to announce that major online cricket retailer All Rounder Cricket will sponsor the Munster adult leagues, as well as the Senior, Junior and Minor Cups for the upcoming 2018 season.
MCU New Laws of Cricket Workshop this Saturday MCU New Laws of Cricket Workshop this Saturday ( ) ZZZZ3:56 amZZZZ
Venue: River Lee Hotel, Cork - Date: Sat 24th March 2018