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Academy bat out the day for draw Academy bat out the day for draw ZZZZ9:15 amZZZZ
Ireland's Academy batted through a rain shortened day to earn a draw against Gloucestershire 2nd XI in Bristol with fifties from Alistair Frost and Mitchell Thompson who was 69* when the captains shook hands.
Wolves snap back but end the day cornered Wolves snap back but end the day cornered ZZZZ10:36 amZZZZ
Ireland’s wolves have it all to do on the final day as they lead by only 26 and have already lost 4 second innings wickets.
Ireland Academy facing uphill battle Ireland Academy facing uphill battle ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
But it has been a hard day field for the Academy players, with Matty Foster making the only breakthrough in 45 overs, before bad light ended play early.
Wolves get a Day 2 batting lesson Wolves get a Day 2 batting lesson ZZZZ10:08 amZZZZ
Ireland's Academy side were given a lesson in multi-day batting by Gloucester Seconds as the replied to Ireland's 289 reaching 163/1 in a shortened day's play.
Cornered Wolves put up a fight Cornered Wolves put up a fight ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
Ireland's Academy side showed resilience on Day 1 of their 4-day friendly with Gloucestershire 2ndXI, recovering from a precarious 27/4 to finish the day on 251/8.
Academy well beaten by England U19s Academy well beaten by England U19s ZZZZ1:55 amZZZZ
Gareth Delany and Nathan McGuire both scored half centuries but Ireland Academy were heavily defeated by England U19s at Loughborough.
Wolves claim Zimbabwe scalp Wolves claim Zimbabwe scalp ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
Ireland Wolves claimed their second Full Member success of the season after beating Zimbabwe at Eglinton by 27 runs.
Wolves name squad for Zimbabwe clash Wolves name squad for Zimbabwe clash ZZZZ6:46 amZZZZ
Ireland Wolves have named a 12-man squad for their 50 over match against Zimbabwe at Eglinton.
Johnston happy with Wolves displays Johnston happy with Wolves displays ZZZZ8:38 amZZZZ
IRELAND Wolves may have failed to win either the 50-over or rain-affected T20 series against Scotland A but Pete Johnston was a satisfied Wolves coach as he looked back on an intense eight days in Co Wicklow.
Scots tie series at a canter Scots tie series at a canter ZZZZ1:18 amZZZZ
Lorcan Tucker came within one blow of striking six sixes in an over at Oak Hill yesterday, but on a day of big hitting, Scotland A replied with nine of their own to win the final match of the Twenty20 series against Ireland Wolves by seven wickets.
Tucker pyrotechnics in vain as Scotland power to win Tucker pyrotechnics in vain as Scotland power to win ZZZZ3:23 pmZZZZ
Lorcan Tucker's rapid half century was eclipsed by a powerful Scotland A batting display as the visitors chased down 166 to win by seven wickets to level the series.
Getkate stars as Wolves beat Scotland A in T20 series Getkate stars as Wolves beat Scotland A in T20 series ZZZZ4:00 pmZZZZ
Shane Getkate was the Irish hero with bat and ball as Ireland Wolves beat Scotland A by four wickets at Oak Hill to take the lead in the T20 series.
Wickets and runs for Getkate in Wolves win Wickets and runs for Getkate in Wolves win ZZZZ1:16 pmZZZZ
Shane Getkate showed why he is a T20 international with a superb all-round performance to guide Ireland Wolves to victory in yesterday’s game against Scotland A in Oak Hill.
Take two for Ireland Wolves Take two for Ireland Wolves ZZZZ6:26 amZZZZ
IRELAND WOLVES and Scotland A will try again after the first match of their Twenty20 series in Oak Hill was abandoned, just three overs into the second innings.
Rain ruins first T20 clash at Oak Hill Rain ruins first T20 clash at Oak Hill ZZZZ3:40 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves' first T20 match against Scotland A fell victim to the weather on a day when heavy showers were never too far away.
Wolves batting lacks bite as they lose against Scotland Wolves batting lacks bite as they lose against Scotland ZZZZ2:25 amZZZZ
IRELAND Wolves batting let them down again as Scotland A won the deciding game of the one-day series in Oak Hill by four wickets.
Getkate ton levels the series Getkate ton levels the series ZZZZ11:15 pmZZZZ
Shane Getkate hit a stunning century to help Ireland Wolves level the series against their Scottish counterparts at Oak Hill.
Getkate century levels series Getkate century levels series ZZZZ10:56 amZZZZ
A SUPERB first List A century by Shane Getkate and an undefeated 64 from captain Harry Tector has set up a decider today in the three-match series between Ireland Wolves and Scotland A in Oak Hill.
Young effort in vain Young effort in vain ZZZZ11:53 amZZZZ
CRAIG Young’s best List A bowling figures was not enough to prevent Ireland Wolves falling to defeat in the first one-day game against Scotland A in Oak Hill.
Young takes five but Budge wins it for Scotland Young takes five but Budge wins it for Scotland ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
North Down seamer Craig Young claimed five wickets but two dropped catches proved crucial as Scotland skipper Dylan Budge's brilliant 132 helped his side to a 25-run win in the series opener.
Wash out at Oak Hill Wash out at Oak Hill ZZZZ8:10 amZZZZ
No play was possible at the County Wicklow ground on Tuesday as the first 50-over game between Ireland Wolves and Scotland A was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Metcalfe, Allen and McGuire earn call-ups Metcalfe, Allen and McGuire earn call-ups ZZZZ11:30 amZZZZ
OLLIE Metcalfe, the 17-year-old Instonians batsman and Brigade slow bowler Ross Allen have been included in the Ireland Wolves squads for this month’s series against Scotland A.
McCollum and Singh press senior claims McCollum and Singh press senior claims ZZZZ6:40 pmZZZZ
James McCollum's hundred plus a superb all-round display from Simi Singh gave Irish supporters some cheer as they helped the Wolves beat Bangladesh by 88 runs at The Hills.
Scotland test for Ireland Wolves Scotland test for Ireland Wolves ZZZZ10:43 pmZZZZ
While Bangladesh A are not coming to Irish shores, traditional foes Scotland have been lined up for a six-match series against Ireland Wolves.
Barnes and Tector star as England beaten Barnes and Tector star as England beaten ZZZZ2:52 amZZZZ
Jarred Barnes' second five-wicket haul of the tour, plus an unbeaten 82 from Jack Tector ensured another win for Pete Johnston's Academy side.
Doheny and Rock star in Academy wins Doheny and Rock star in Academy wins ZZZZ10:25 pmZZZZ
The Rush duo of Stephen Doheny and Neil Rock played starring roles as Ireland Academy recorded back-to-back wins against Gloucestershire Seconds and Bath in T20 contests.
Barnes and Tector star in convincing Irish win Barnes and Tector star in convincing Irish win ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Jarred Barnes five-wicket haul combined with Jack Tector's undefeated 94 helped Ireland Academy to an eight-wicket win against Bath in their tour opener.
Eglinton to host Wolves against Zimbabwe Eglinton to host Wolves against Zimbabwe ZZZZ12:19 amZZZZ
Eglinton will host Zimbabwe against Ireland Wolves as the African side prepare for their series against Ireland in July.
Wolves tour of Sri Lanka averages Wolves tour of Sri Lanka averages ZZZZ11:05 pmZZZZ
Who were the winners and losers on the recent Wolves tour of Sri Lanka?
Ireland Wolves finish tour of Sri Lanka with gutsy loss in Colombo Ireland Wolves finish tour of Sri Lanka with gutsy loss in Colombo ZZZZ7:04 amZZZZ
Wolves captain Harry Tector hails squad members' progression as team goes down 5-0 in the one-day series versus Sri Lanka A.
Wolves have no answer to Fernando Wolves have no answer to Fernando ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
Sri Lanka A go 4-0 up in the series with a 202-run victory over Ireland Wolves at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Sri Lanka.
Tector century cannot save Wolves Tector century cannot save Wolves ZZZZ7:28 amZZZZ
Ireland Wolves captain Harry Tector scored his maiden century in a senior Irish side and shared a record fifth-wicket partnership with Shane Getkate, but it was not enough to defeat a rampant Sri Lankan side in the third 50-over match of a five-match series at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Sri Lanka.
Simi Singh replaces the injured James Shannon Simi Singh replaces the injured James Shannon ZZZZ10:17 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has confirmed that James Shannon will return home to Dublin after succumbing to a shoulder injury, with Simi Singh – currently training in India - joining the Ireland Wolves squad as a replacement for the final three 50-over matches of the Ireland Wolves tour of Sri Lanka.
Ireland Wolves show resolve, but Sri Lanka A dominate the second match of the series Ireland Wolves show resolve, but Sri Lanka A dominate the second match of the series ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
Mark Adair and Shane Getkate lower-order hitting the highlight in run-chase.
Lorcan Tucker century, but Wolves fall short in first ODI against Sri Lanka A Lorcan Tucker century, but Wolves fall short in first ODI against Sri Lanka A ZZZZ6:33 amZZZZ
Despite Tucker's century Sri Lanka defended 365 to win by 60 runs.
Johnston upbeat on Wolves progress Johnston upbeat on Wolves progress ZZZZ4:23 amZZZZ
Following his sides record-breaking recent match against Sri Lanka A, Ireland Wolves Head Coach Pete Johnston sat down to discuss the Wolves squad, the tour so far, and the future of Irish cricket.
Sri Lanka A bats deep on fourth day to force a draw against Ireland Wolves Sri Lanka A bats deep on fourth day to force a draw against Ireland Wolves ZZZZ6:18 amZZZZ
Double century to Nissanka and maiden first-class century for Karunaratne save Sri Lanka A from last-day defeat
Stat attack as Sri Lanka deny Ireland Wolves Stat attack as Sri Lanka deny Ireland Wolves ZZZZ5:33 amZZZZ
Pathum Nissanka’s 217 is the highest score against an Irish side overseas since Graeme Hick’s famous triple century for the Zimbabwe Cricket Union President’s XI against Ireland in 1986.
Ireland Wolves enforce the follow-on in bid for final day victory over Sri Lanka A Ireland Wolves enforce the follow-on in bid for final day victory over Sri Lanka A ZZZZ8:28 amZZZZ
James Cameron-Dow claims his second five-wicket haul in successive matches. Sri Lanka trail by 25 runs with 6 second-innings wickets remaining.
Ireland declare on 508-8 as Cameron -Dow hits 76 not out Ireland declare on 508-8 as Cameron -Dow hits 76 not out ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
A wicket with the last ball completed another satisfying day in Sri Lanka for the Ireland Wolves who take a lead of 409 into the second half of the four-day game.
Ruthless batting display puts Ireland Wolves firmly in control of Sri Lanka A Ruthless batting display puts Ireland Wolves firmly in control of Sri Lanka A ZZZZ6:06 amZZZZ
A record-breaking total by Ireland Wolves have put the visiting side in firm control after Day Two of the Ireland Wolves v Sri Lanka four-day match.
McCollum leads powerful Wolves display McCollum leads powerful Wolves display ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
JAMES McCOLLUM led the way with 72 and three team-mates also made half-centuries as the Ireland Wolves powered to 286-4 on the opening day of their tour match against hosts Sri Lanka A in Hambantota.
McCollum bounces back, Tucker and Rock put Ireland Wolves in charge of match against Sri Lanka A McCollum bounces back, Tucker and Rock put Ireland Wolves in charge of match against Sri Lanka A ZZZZ5:34 amZZZZ
James McCollum hits 72 in his return from suspected concussion, Lorcan Tucker, Neil Rock share unbroken 128-run partnership to end the day.
Batsmen shine as Wolves dominate Batsmen shine as Wolves dominate ZZZZ5:18 amZZZZ
Half centuries from James McCollum, Lorcan Tucker, Neil Rock and Stephen Doheny has put Ireland Wolves in a commanding position after the first day of their clash with Sri Lanka A.
McCollum in pole position for Test berth McCollum in pole position for Test berth ZZZZ4:47 amZZZZ
JAMES McCollum again led the way as Ireland Wolves enjoyed an excellent opening day to their second four-day game against Sri Lanka A in Hambantota.
Injured McCarthy replaced by Chase Injured McCarthy replaced by Chase ZZZZ2:25 amZZZZ
Barry McCarthy will return home immediately after sustaining an injury during the warm-up match on the Ireland Wolves tour of Sri Lanka, while 25-year old Peter Chase will fly out to join the squad as his replacement.
Sri Lanka A complete ten wicket win Sri Lanka A complete ten wicket win ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
Sri Lanka A wrapped up a 10-wicket win over Ireland Wolves however, captain Harry Tector believes that his side can look for an improved performance in the second game of the series starting on Sunday in Hambantota.
Career-best figures for Cameron-Dow, Sri Lanka A on cusp of victory Career-best figures for Cameron-Dow, Sri Lanka A on cusp of victory ZZZZ6:27 amZZZZ
Left-arm spinners dominated proceedings today claiming 11 wickets between them on an eventful Day Two of the Ireland Wolves v Sri Lanka four-day match at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo.
Magnificent Seven for James Cameron-Dow Magnificent Seven for James Cameron-Dow ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
James Cameron-Dow’s figures of 7-77 are the best figures for an Irish side this century. They are the best in a first-class match since Garfield Harrison’s 9-113 in 1990.
McCollum and Adair star on tough day in Sri Lanka McCollum and Adair star on tough day in Sri Lanka ZZZZ5:57 amZZZZ
James McCollum led the way with a battling 76, while Mark Adair claimed three quick top-order wickets on Day One of the Ireland Wolves v Sri Lanka four-day match at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo.
Tector and Johnston relishing Sri Lankan challenge Tector and Johnston relishing Sri Lankan challenge ZZZZ1:23 amZZZZ
Ireland Wolves start their series against Sri Lanka A in earnest this weekend with the first four-day match getting underway on Saturday. Skipper Harry Tector and Head Coach Pete Johnston spoke ahead of the clash at a press conference.
Delany replaces injured Tector in Wolves squad Delany replaces injured Tector in Wolves squad ZZZZ3:19 amZZZZ
Jack Tector will return home to Dublin immediately after sustaining an injury in training, while 21-year old Gareth Delany will fly to Sri Lanka early as cover.
Wolves draw warm-up match in Sri Lanka Wolves draw warm-up match in Sri Lanka ZZZZ8:20 amZZZZ
Head Coach Pete Johnston commended his squad after its first encounter with subcontinent conditions.
Wolves struggle on opening day of Sri Lankan tour Wolves struggle on opening day of Sri Lankan tour ZZZZ4:00 amZZZZ
Ireland Wolves struggled on the first day of their warm-up match against a Sri Lankan select as they were dismissed for 159.