Other News 2020
Ireland halt Dublin training after positive Covid case Ireland halt Dublin training after positive Covid case ( ) ZZZZ11:21 amZZZZ
Ireland have suspended training sessions in Dublin after a positive Covid-19 result for one of the women's squad.
Larkin not ruling out Irish return Larkin not ruling out Irish return ( ) ZZZZ2:29 amZZZZ
Nick Larkin is now an established First Class cricketer and was a star performer in the Melbourne Stars side that reached last season’s Big Bash final, but he still looks back on two years spent with North Down as the platform that set him up for success.
Waiting game for Stirling and Ireland Waiting game for Stirling and Ireland ( ) ZZZZ1:05 pmZZZZ
It's been a pretty boring last few days for Paul Stirling. The Ireland vice-captain is currently quarantining after arriving in Sri Lanka in the early hours of last Wednesday for the inaugural Lanka (T20) Premier League as Ireland await news of their next series.
Andy Patterson fundraiser Andy Patterson fundraiser ( ) ZZZZ7:36 amZZZZ
A fundraising campaign has been launched for former international Andrew Patterson who is set to spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair after suffering a rare hereditary disorder.
Stirling off to Sri Lanka Stirling off to Sri Lanka ( ) ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
PAUL Stirling will resume his T20 globe-trotting next month after being drafted by the Dambulla Hawks for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League.
Stirling to play in Sri Lanka T20 Stirling to play in Sri Lanka T20 ( ) ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling has been selected to play in the Sri Lankan T20 competition.
Bobby, India and Ireland: a love story Bobby, India and Ireland: a love story ( ) ZZZZ8:39 amZZZZ
NARASIMHA Rao, more commonly known as Bobjee Sir, Bobby or even Jimmy, has been a Northern Ireland resident for more than 30 years, but in his native Hyderabad he has a stand in the Rajiv Ghandi International Stadium named after him and remains a cricketing legend.
Carson signs two-year deal with Sussex Carson signs two-year deal with Sussex ( ) ZZZZ6:25 amZZZZ
The 19 year-old off-spinning all-rounder signed a ‘Rookie-Deal’ with the club he first played for as a 12 year-old thanks to a recommendation by Ed Joyce.
An Ulsterman in the West Indies An Ulsterman in the West Indies ( ) ZZZZ11:47 amZZZZ
There's a new book on Irish cricket hitting the bookshelves this month with author Roy France publishing 'An Ulsterman in the West Indies'.
Devastating Delany delivers again for Leicestershire Devastating Delany delivers again for Leicestershire ( ) ZZZZ2:17 amZZZZ
Leinster all-rounder Gareth Delany was again a major influence as he helped Leicestershire to a last-ball win against Yorkshire.
Carson takes five-wicket haul for Sussex Carson takes five-wicket haul for Sussex ( ) ZZZZ12:41 amZZZZ
Jack Carson took his maiden first-class five wicket haul for Sussex in their ongoing County Championship clash with Surrey.
Balbirnie scores half century for Glamorgan Balbirnie scores half century for Glamorgan ( ) ZZZZ1:29 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie scored his first half century for Glamorgan, albeit in a losing cause as they were beaten by Paul Stirling's Northamptonshire.
Delany delivers for Leicestershire Delany delivers for Leicestershire ( ) ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Gareth Delany scored 68 and took a vital wicket to help Leicestershire beat Durham in their T20 encounter.
Stirling blitzes Northants to victory Stirling blitzes Northants to victory ( ) ZZZZ1:03 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling, meanwhile, announced his arrival in the T20 Blast yesterday with a stunning 80 not out, from 48 balls in Northamptonshire’s nine wickets victory over Worcestershire.
Rain ruins Blast opener Rain ruins Blast opener ( ) ZZZZ7:57 amZZZZ
FOUR of the seven opening day games in the T20 Blast were abandoned without a ball bowled including the games involving Northants, Glamorgan and Leicestershire, so Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie and Gareth Delany are all still waiting their debuts for their new counties.
Irish players set for T20 Blast lift-off Irish players set for T20 Blast lift-off ( ) ZZZZ2:41 amZZZZ
There will be plenty of Irish interest in the T20 Blast when it starts this afternoon in England.
History of Cricket in Galway History of Cricket in Galway ( ) ZZZZ8:31 amZZZZ
A new book explores the dynamics and personalities behind the birth, growth and decline of the sport in the county.
Honours even in U17 series Honours even in U17 series ( ) ZZZZ8:16 amZZZZ
A comprehensive win for the Blues ensured that it was honours even in the U17 four match series played at Carrickfergus this week.
Greens get the Blues in SuperOver Greens get the Blues in SuperOver ( ) ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
It took a SuperOver to separate the Ireland U17 Blues and Greens in the third game of the four match series as they played out a Tie in 'Normal Time'.
Blues level the U17 series at 1-1 Blues level the U17 series at 1-1 ( ) ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
Ireland U17 'Blues' levelled the intra squad series with a 38 run win over the 'Greens' in match 2 of the four game series at Carrickfergus.
Young and McBrine take wickets in latest Warriors game Young and McBrine take wickets in latest Warriors game ( ) ZZZZ2:55 pmZZZZ
Craig Young and Andy McBrine were in the wickets in the fourth and final Warriors intra-squad match at Eglinton.
YMCA duo hit 50s in Ireland U17 game YMCA duo hit 50s in Ireland U17 game ( ) ZZZZ11:03 amZZZZ
The YMCA duo of Tim Tector and Wilhelm de Klerk hit half centuries in the first of four intra squad matches for Ireland U17s at Carrickfergus.
McGuire sparkles in Warriors intra-squad game McGuire sparkles in Warriors intra-squad game ( ) ZZZZ10:54 amZZZZ
Nathan McGuire scored 60 runs across two innings on his first appearance in the latest NW Warriors/Academy intra-squad match at Eglinton.
I'm All Right Jack I'm All Right Jack ( ) ZZZZ2:25 amZZZZ
While Ireland were making headlines beating England, a young Irishman was also making a splash across the water, with Craigavon born Jack Carson taking five wickets on his first-class debut for Sussex.
John Hume and the cricket connection John Hume and the cricket connection ( ) ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
Former City player Tommy McBride has the memory of two elephants on most things and he explained to me this week how the Nobel Peace Prize winner had come to play senior cricket in the North West.
Adair shines in the rain Adair shines in the rain ( ) ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
The final Northern Knights practice game was abandoned after nine overs of the second innings when the rain arrived at Wallace Park on Friday.
Doheny and Getkate in the runs again Doheny and Getkate in the runs again ( ) ZZZZ2:19 pmZZZZ
Half centuries from Stephen Doheny and Shane Getkate were the highlights of the latest intra-squad game at Oak Hill.
Maxwell's silver hammer Maxwell's silver hammer ( ) ZZZZ1:43 pmZZZZ
Staci Maxwell took four wickets to lead the NCU to an emphatic 9-wicket win over Leinster U17s in an interprovincial match at Laurelvale.
Busy month in store for NCU Youths Busy month in store for NCU Youths ( ) ZZZZ12:20 amZZZZ
The NCU have lined up a busy programme for their youth sides which gets under way on Wednesday with an intra-squad game at Bangor for their U17 boys.
NCU names sides for U17 Intra-squad match NCU names sides for U17 Intra-squad match ( ) ZZZZ2:00 pmZZZZ
The NCU U17s will be first out of the traps at Bangor tomorrow (Wednesday) when they will play an intra-squad game prior to the Inter-regionals next month.
Doheny, Ford and Tector score half centuries Doheny, Ford and Tector score half centuries ( ) ZZZZ1:44 pmZZZZ
A trio of half centuries from Stephen Doheny, Greg Ford and Jack Tector were the highlights of the latest intra-squad game in Dublin.
Munster name squads for youth interpro games Munster name squads for youth interpro games ( ) ZZZZ7:49 amZZZZ
Munster have announced squads for U15 and U17 interpro games against Leinster this week.
Ireland team up with Inspire Ireland team up with Inspire ( ) ZZZZ2:39 amZZZZ
A new partnership between Cricket Ireland, the Irish Cricketers’ Association and Inspire Workplaces will see the Belfast-based mental health support service provider working with the Ireland senior squads …
Adair steals the show in Knights game Adair steals the show in Knights game ( ) ZZZZ2:48 amZZZZ
Ross Adair put his hand up for senior Knights selection as he stole the show in the second NCU intra-squad game at Shaws Bridge.
Tector and Tucker deliver at Oak Hill Tector and Tucker deliver at Oak Hill ( ) ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
A century stand between Tim Tector and Fiachra Tucker was the catalyst for a narrow four-run win in the squad game at Oak Hill.
Thriller at Eglinton Thriller at Eglinton ( ) ZZZZ11:16 pmZZZZ
Graham Hume almost pulled off a last gasp win in the second Warriors intra-squad game at Eglinton, but was denied at the last by Gregory McFaul.
Interprovincial schedule released Interprovincial schedule released ( ) ZZZZ10:25 amZZZZ
The release of the inter-provincial fixtures had sounded the death knell for the EuroT20 Slam for the second successive year.
Euroslam postponed to 2021 Euroslam postponed to 2021 ( ) ZZZZ3:59 amZZZZ
The Euroslam won't be taking place in 2020, but organisers remain hopeful and committed that the ill-fated event will get the green light in 2021.
Interpros to return next month Interpros to return next month ( ) ZZZZ3:46 amZZZZ
Interprovincial cricket will return next month with fixtures for both the men and women, albeit in a reduced capacity due to the abbreviated nature of the season and the Covid-19 situation.
Good workout for young Warriors Good workout for young Warriors ( ) ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
Fine knocks by Ben Mills and Ryan Hunter, plus four-wicket hauls for Aaron Heywood and Tom Harpur were the highlights of the first Warriors intra-squad game at Eglinton.
Doheny and McLaughlin-Gavin score 50s Doheny and McLaughlin-Gavin score 50s ( ) ZZZZ2:03 pmZZZZ
Half centuries from the Fingal duo of Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin and Stephen Doheny were the highlights of the first intra-squad game at Claremont Road in Dublin.
Getkate and Hunter make fifties in close contest Getkate and Hunter make fifties in close contest ( ) ZZZZ11:40 amZZZZ
The Instonians pair of Shane Getkate and James Hunter both scored half centuries in a closely contested Northern Knights intra squad match.
Ireland players to have quarantine extended? Ireland players to have quarantine extended? ( ) ZZZZ1:47 amZZZZ
Clubs in Ireland face the prospect of having to play without any of the squad who travelled to Southampton if Great Britain is not included in the Irish Government's ‘Green List’ of countries which would enjoy unrestricted travel into the Republic.
Unions take chance for practice games Unions take chance for practice games ( ) ZZZZ1:57 pmZZZZ
With the Ireland senior training squad bedded down in the Hilton Hotel at the Aegis Bowl each of the Unions is taking the opportunity to organise practice games.
Arise President Black Arise President Black ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
PHILIP Black has formally taken over as president of Cricket Ireland after the first virtual annual meeting, attended by only 17 members!
Black becomes Cricket Ireland President Black becomes Cricket Ireland President ( ) ZZZZ4:26 amZZZZ
Philip Black will serve as Cricket Ireland President until 2022 following the AGM.
Euro Slam still on the table Euro Slam still on the table ( ) ZZZZ1:17 amZZZZ
The board of the Euro T20 Slam is giving it the “best chance to succeed” and refusing to give up on hopes of the competition getting off the ground this year.
A team game? A team game? ( ) ZZZZ12:53 amZZZZ
A number of years back I received a call from one of my kids who was outraged because he was down to bat at Number 10. Never mind the fact he was an Under 15 playing in an Under 17 game. Or that he was a relative beginner having taken up the sport a little more than a year previous.
Great Britton Great Britton ( ) ZZZZ2:02 amZZZZ
Andy Britton's first appearance in the Irish Senior Cup was certainly one to remember.
Standing on the shoulders of giants Standing on the shoulders of giants ( ) ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
This week marks the third anniversary of Ireland's ascension to Full Membership and Test status.
Raymond Moan Raymond Moan ( ) ZZZZ1:41 amZZZZ
This week marks the 50th anniversary of Raymond Moan's debut for Ireland at the age of just 19. Despite being one of the leading performers at Interprovincial level, it was to be his only international recognition.
Beyond the Boundary: Albert Harper Beyond the Boundary: Albert Harper ( ) ZZZZ1:13 amZZZZ
Our series continues paying tribute to the heroic efforts of Albert Harper who has made such an impact at his beloved Balbriggan club.
Warrior Hume excited by Irish opportunity Warrior Hume excited by Irish opportunity ( ) ZZZZ6:44 amZZZZ
Not only is Coleraine’s South African professional one year closer to achieving his ambition of playing for Ireland but he has been in lockdown with his girlfriend, Jenna.
Ossie's Dream Ossie's Dream ( ) ZZZZ4:49 amZZZZ
OSSIE Colhoun celebrates his 82nd birthday today and although it is half his lifetime since his 87th and final game for Ireland, one match remains ingrained in the memory bank – and it all happened less than half a mile from his home.
Light at end of tunnel for clubs Light at end of tunnel for clubs ( ) ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
THE first tentative steps for a return to club cricket will be made next week with information packs being distributed to prepare for restarting activity.
Coaching during lockdown: Simon Johnston Coaching during lockdown: Simon Johnston ( ) ZZZZ10:50 pmZZZZ
You just have to take a look at the number of Northern Knights players that have made an impact on the international stage in the past 16 months to realise what a great job head coach Simon Johnston has been doing.
Gunner tips Black to go all the way to the top Gunner tips Black to go all the way to the top ( ) ZZZZ12:49 amZZZZ
Ian 'Gunner' Gould has tipped Irish umpire Roly Black to go to the very top of the officiating ladder.
In demand Getkate staying busy In demand Getkate staying busy ( ) ZZZZ1:58 amZZZZ
THERE cannot be many cricketers busier during lockdown than Shane Getkate. As well as studying to be a personal trainer, the Instonians and Ireland all-rounder has a thriving coaching business and just because there is no face to face contact, it hasn’t slowed down his workload.
Online umpire and scoring courses Online umpire and scoring courses ( ) ZZZZ10:48 amZZZZ
Details of four online courses that are available.
Porterfield preparing for life outside cricket Porterfield preparing for life outside cricket ( ) ZZZZ7:33 amZZZZ
The 35-year-old from Donemana may have lost the Ireland captaincy at the end of last year but still has plenty of advice to offer his successor, Andy Balbirnie, and as long he is churning out the runs at the top of the order is keen to keep on going – whenever the action resumes.
When Stirling reigned supreme When Stirling reigned supreme ( ) ZZZZ4:30 amZZZZ
It was the sight of umpire Ian Gould that gave Paul Stirling a boost before Ireland faced Pakistan in the first of two one-day internationals against Pakistan at Clontarf on May 23, 2013.
Roly rollin on Roly rollin on ( ) ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
Those opportunities haven't just been limited to playing however and a prime example of that is provided by the North West's own Roly Black.
Kiwi dream dashed for now Kiwi dream dashed for now ( ) ZZZZ1:22 amZZZZ
It is of course a blow for both the North West Union and Bready Cricket Club. For several years now both parties have been battling hard to secure elite International cricket for this region and finally their stage had been set.
Beyond the Boundary: Maureen Byrne Beyond the Boundary: Maureen Byrne ( ) ZZZZ10:10 pmZZZZ
Mrs Maureen Byrne, who celebrates her 98th birthday today, has had a lifelong involvement in cricket.
Life goes on for Patterson Life goes on for Patterson ( ) ZZZZ3:05 amZZZZ
In 2012, Patterson was diagnosed with hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), a progressive weakness and stiffness of the legs.
It's just not cricket It's just not cricket ( ) ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
Word on the street is that little is set to change after this weekend's deliberations on the country's 'lockdown' situation.
Light at end of tunnel for cricket? Light at end of tunnel for cricket? ( ) ZZZZ4:58 amZZZZ
The Irish government’s roadmap for coming out of lock-down has at last brought some potentially good news for the cricketing community.
Ireland's One Cap Wonder XI Ireland's One Cap Wonder XI ( ) ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
In recent weeks we have been regaled with XIs of Ireland's "Great and Good", as correspondents have chosen their All Time Ireland XIs. This set me thinking, what would be the best XI chosen from those who were picked only once to represent the national side. I would add that in this selection, I have ignored any current players.
Back to school for Jones Back to school for Jones ( ) ZZZZ5:01 amZZZZ
THIS was supposed to be one of Nigel Jones’ busiest months of the year. As captain of CIYMS, coach of Leinster Lightning and Director of Cricket at Trinity, Jones should have been juggling his various roles ahead of the start of the cricket season.
Young gunning for season to start Young gunning for season to start ( ) ZZZZ4:16 amZZZZ
The Bready native, who moved to North Down last season, had just regained a regular place in the Ireland team and was looking forward to the countdown to this year’s T20 World Cup in October.
Junior goes viral Junior goes viral ( ) ZZZZ1:02 pmZZZZ
A VIDEO of a catch by a Northern Ireland cricket legend has gone viral thanks to a retweet by Piers Morgan and a viewing on yesterday’s Good Morning Britain programme.
1002 and counting 1002 and counting ( ) ZZZZ2:44 amZZZZ
Ireland recently reached a milestone when they played their 1000th capped match at Greater Noida. Afghanistan were their opponents on the 6th March. Unfortunately, Ireland lost the match by 11 runs.
Weekly Quiz: Anagrams Weekly Quiz: Anagrams ( ) ZZZZ1:35 amZZZZ
Can you identify the 20 Irish cricketers from these anagrams? If successful you can win a prize.
Minister's warning is bad news for local cricket Minister's warning is bad news for local cricket ( ) ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
Just how long that wait is remains to be seen, however anyone following the comments of Irish Minister for Health, Simon Harris, this weekend will know the signs aren't great as Coronavirus continues its grip on daily life.
Death of Basil McNamee Death of Basil McNamee ( ) ZZZZ3:30 pmZZZZ
Dr Basil McNamee, who was President of Cricket Ireland in 2010-11 has sadly died.
Tuesday Quiz: Childs Play. Clues added Tuesday Quiz: Childs Play. Clues added ( ) ZZZZ2:13 amZZZZ
Can you identify these Irish international cricketers from their photographs as children? It's a tough challenge.
Ask the umpire: Stance Ask the umpire: Stance ( ) ZZZZ3:46 amZZZZ
When our Editor was searching for a photograph of Peter Walker, the Glamorgan and England slow left-armer, who died recently, he was struck by the ‘crouched’ stance of the umpire in the picture.
All-time Ireland team (10) All-time Ireland team (10) ( ) ZZZZ4:45 pmZZZZ
Former Irish international and coach Ian Johnston selects his all-time Ireland side.
Tuesday Quiz (2) Name the players Tuesday Quiz (2) Name the players ( ) ZZZZ4:25 amZZZZ
We have a special prize in this weeks quiz with Adi Birrell's 2007 training shirt signed by the World Cup squad on offer for the person who can identify the 30 players receiving their first cap.
Deutrom determined as NZ series set for the axe Deutrom determined as NZ series set for the axe ( ) ZZZZ2:11 amZZZZ
The next decisions on the future of the season, which is currently in lockdown until May 28, will be taken at this week’s Cricket Ireland board meeting with the visit by New Zealand for three one-day internationals and three T20Is set to be the next casualty of an increasingly shortening season.
All-time Ireland team (9) All-time Ireland team (9) ( ) ZZZZ3:08 amZZZZ
In selecting my All time Ireland XI, I have taken a few issues with the brief. Firstly, I have only considered players that I played with, against or have seen play a lot, subsequent to my career.
Ireland's fastest century Ireland's fastest century ( ) ZZZZ2:28 amZZZZ
At a windswept Bangor in June 2005, Peter Gillespie took the MCC attack apart on his way to the fastest hundred in Irish history.
Tony Lewis joint author of DLS died recently Tony Lewis joint author of DLS died recently ( ) ZZZZ9:33 amZZZZ
The how and why of the Duckworth Lewis Stern system.
Ask the Umpire: Ground, weather and light Ask the Umpire: Ground, weather and light ( ) ZZZZ4:58 amZZZZ
Ground, Weather & Light. These three words are the bane of every umpire`s match day life. One of the most frequently asked questions is probably about this topic.
All-time Ireland team (8) All-time Ireland team (8) ( ) ZZZZ3:03 amZZZZ
However, I have decided to give recognition to those whose kept the flame alight for cricket on this island long before the sport got the level of coverage it has received in recent years.
Tuesday Quiz (1) Tuesday Quiz (1) ( ) ZZZZ9:13 pmZZZZ
Test your knowledge of Irish cricket with these ten questions in the first of a weekly series. There will be a prize each week for the winner.
All-time Ireland XI (7) All-time Ireland XI (7) ( ) ZZZZ8:47 pmZZZZ
It's the turn of former Irish Times cricket correspondent James Fitzgerald to select his dream team.
The Boys In Green The Boys In Green ( ) ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
This month sees the 13th anniversary of the arrival of another group of 'Boys In Green', the Ireland team that announced its arrival in its first Cricket World Cup by beating Pakistan in Jamaica.
All-time Ireland team (6) All-time Ireland team (6) ( ) ZZZZ8:17 amZZZZ
Instead of choosing an all-time Ireland XI, I’ve cheated a little bit and selected a squad of 15, who would cover all bases in every format of the game.
While we are waiting ... While we are waiting ... ( ) ZZZZ5:56 amZZZZ
The sun is out, the grass is cut, but no cricketers anywhere!
NZ series likely next casualty NZ series likely next casualty ( ) ZZZZ8:55 amZZZZ
NEW Zealand’s visit to Ireland is set to be the next casualty of the pandemic after ICC cancelled all international tournaments until the end of June.
All-time Ireland team (5) All-time Ireland team (5) ( ) ZZZZ3:18 amZZZZ
Former Ireland player and manager Roy Torrens selects his side. He has probably seen more games than any other so is in a good position to judge.
Player Lines (2): Boyd Rankin Player Lines (2): Boyd Rankin ( ) ZZZZ2:42 amZZZZ
The second instalment in our Player Lines series takes a closer look at Ireland paceman Boyd Rankin who announced earlier this week that he is joining NCU side Lisburn.
All time Ireland team (4) All time Ireland team (4) ( ) ZZZZ4:24 amZZZZ
Former international and Ireland captain Alan Lewis selects his all-time Ireland squad.
Season pushed back Season pushed back ( ) ZZZZ4:06 amZZZZ
As expected, the four Provincial Unions have pushed back the start of the season five weeks until May 28th.
Frosty in limbo Frosty in limbo ( ) ZZZZ7:46 amZZZZ
Philip Frost is back in England after Malahide was closed earlier this week.
All time Ireland team (3) All time Ireland team (3) ( ) ZZZZ4:10 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Mike Halliday picks his all-time Ireland side.
All-time Ireland team (2) All-time Ireland team (2) ( ) ZZZZ6:52 amZZZZ
Former Ireland left-arm spinner Matt Dwyer picks his all-time Ireland team in the second part of our new feature series.
All-time Ireland team (1) All-time Ireland team (1) ( ) ZZZZ3:07 amZZZZ
As part of a new feature on the site, we ask a range of personalities to nominate their all-time greatest Ireland squad, First up is Jeremy Bray who scored Ireland's first World Cup hundred.
The tragic loss of Trevor Henry The tragic loss of Trevor Henry ( ) ZZZZ6:41 amZZZZ
Paddy O'Hara remembers Trevor Henry who died just before the start of the 2006 Under 19 World Cup.
Rewind to 2006 and the U19 World Cup Rewind to 2006 and the U19 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ7:14 amZZZZ
CricketEurope has ventured back in time to Sri Lanka 2006 to take a look at how the Irish teenagers did in the heat and humidity of Colombo in the U19 World Cup.
PlayerLines: Andrew Balbirnie PlayerLines: Andrew Balbirnie ( ) ZZZZ1:36 amZZZZ
A look back at the Player Lines interview given by current Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie back in 2016.
Ireland stars show class Ireland stars show class ( ) ZZZZ12:39 amZZZZ
It may be a time of great uncertainty but two Ireland cricket stars have shown their class with two gestures that go a long way to showing their generosity.
Mike Halliday on spin bowling Mike Halliday on spin bowling ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Having spent about 30 years bowling off spin and studied the various techniques of other spin bowlers and discussed this with bowlers I have met with a view to learning something, I have decided to put my thoughts into print.
Men and Women Down Under (18) Men and Women Down Under (18) ( ) ZZZZ7:24 amZZZZ
Not much action to report on this week as the season Down Under nears its conclusion.
Men and Women Down Under (17) Men and Women Down Under (17) ( ) ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
Our latest two week round-up covers the weekends starting 21st and 28th February, and features a fairly obvious headliner in the form of Kim Garth.
Have Ireland the right team in place off the field? Have Ireland the right team in place off the field? ( ) ZZZZ8:14 pmZZZZ
Odran Flynn examines whether Cricket Ireland have the right people in place off the field as well as on it?
Stirling scoops top award Stirling scoops top award ( ) ZZZZ4:32 amZZZZ
PAUL Stirling was named Cricket Ireland’s International Player of the Year, at the annual awards ceremony in Dublin.
Stirling and Richardson claim top awards Stirling and Richardson claim top awards ( ) ZZZZ9:52 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling and Eimear Richardson picked up the top awards in the Cricket Ireland Awards in Dublin on Friday night.
Joe Doherty to receive special award Joe Doherty to receive special award ( ) ZZZZ7:31 pmZZZZ
Former President and Chairman of Cricket Ireland, Joe Doherty, will be honoured at the upcoming Irish Cricket Awards on Friday evening, recognising his many decades of dedication and commitment to cricket across Ireland.
Ireland Award nominees unveiled Ireland Award nominees unveiled ( ) ZZZZ2:39 amZZZZ
The list of nominees for the annual Cricket Ireland awards have been unveiled by the governing body.
25 Under 25: The next generation 25 Under 25: The next generation ( ) ZZZZ2:16 amZZZZ
I have compiled a list of the twenty-five players aged under twenty-five who I believe will be the mainstay of Ireland’s hopes during this new decade.
Men and Women Down Under (16) Men and Women Down Under (16) ( ) ZZZZ9:15 amZZZZ
Welcome to this week's round up, as we near the end of this year's action down under there's speculation surrounding Nick Larkin and a possible switch of allegiance prior to the World T20 Finals.
Men and Women Down Under (15) Men and Women Down Under (15) ( ) ZZZZ5:17 amZZZZ
Kim Garth was in fine form on Sunday (9th Feb) as her Dandenong side beat Carlton-Brunswick by 13 runs.
No substitute for experience No substitute for experience ( ) ZZZZ9:20 pmZZZZ
Life begins at 40 or so they say. They being the over 40's I guess. Anyway we noticed that Andy White turns 40 this year and sought to select a side from those still plying their trade in Irish league cricket.
A new face and a familiar one A new face and a familiar one ( ) ZZZZ6:17 amZZZZ
Curtis Campher, a 20 year-old South African Irish passport holder has been named as the final player in the Ireland Wolves squad as Waringstown replace van Shalkwyk with Andre Malan.
CIYMS find out European group opponents CIYMS find out European group opponents ( ) ZZZZ9:12 pmZZZZ
Belfast side CIYMS have been drawn in Group D of the European Cricket League.
Amazing turnaround for Zubair Amazing turnaround for Zubair ( ) ZZZZ11:08 pmZZZZ
There has been a dramatic turnaround in the fortunes of teenager Zubair Hassan Khan, who less than a month after being threatened with deportation, has been named in the Ireland Emerging Academy squad.
Namibia name squad for Irish Wolves series Namibia name squad for Irish Wolves series ( ) ZZZZ9:57 pmZZZZ
Namibia have named their squad for the series against Ireland Wolves which gets under way later this month.
Academy boys make the grade Academy boys make the grade ( ) ZZZZ3:50 amZZZZ
Six members of Ireland's Cricket Academy progressed to the Senior National side in 2019 in what academy Performance Manager Pete Johnston describes a 'finishing school' for Ireland's young talent.
Tector helps Danish preparations Tector helps Danish preparations ( ) ZZZZ3:58 amZZZZ
Harry Tector has become the latest Irishman to aid Danish preparations as they continue their build-up to the Cricket World Cup Challenge League.
Men and Women Down Under (14) Men and Women Down Under (14) ( ) ZZZZ9:46 pmZZZZ
Graham Kennedy was the difference in Hannan’s narrow win over North Kalgoorlie in their top-of-the table clash. The young NW warrior made 63 (100), including 8 fours, and then took 1-27 as they won by just 2 runs.
UCC claim Universities Indoor crown UCC claim Universities Indoor crown ( ) ZZZZ9:25 amZZZZ
University College Cork emerged as champions after three days of fierce competition at Ulster University's Jordanstown campus.
Leading umpires withdraw from Ireland panel Leading umpires withdraw from Ireland panel ( ) ZZZZ4:26 amZZZZ
Michael Foster and Gary Blair, considered two of the best officials in the whole of Ireland, have stood down from the ‘first-class panel’ for the coming season and will concentrate on club fixtures instead.
CIYMS set to be severely weakened by interpro clashes CIYMS set to be severely weakened by interpro clashes ( ) ZZZZ11:11 pmZZZZ
CIYMS look likely to be without many of their star players as the running of the second edition of the European Cricket League (ECL20) clashes with three matches in the interprovincial series.
This cricketing week's highs and lows This cricketing week's highs and lows ( ) ZZZZ8:31 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have admitted they got it wrong in the Irish Senior Cup draw, CIYMS will be Ireland's representatives in the ECL T10 tournament and squads have been announced for T20s and 50-overs games versus Namibia.
CIYMS join European Cricket League CIYMS join European Cricket League ( ) ZZZZ4:37 amZZZZ
Belfast side CIYMS will be Ireland's representative in the second edition of the European Cricket League (ECL).
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Not so many games this weekend involving Irish players - I'm aware of at least one that was called off due to rain, and given recent events, I guess this is very much a case of a cloud with a silver lining.
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Teenage batting powerhouse Nathan McGuire is tipped for a big future in the Green of Ireland.
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Ireland Bowling Coach Rob Cassell is leaving Ireland to take up a role in the Indian Premier League.
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There was some welcome news this week for Cricket Ireland in the form of an increase of funding by Sport Ireland in the annual allocation.
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Celeste Raack’s Lindisfarne won beat University of Tasmania by 8 wickets last Sunday (12th January), Raack taking 2-18 in her 7 overs.
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Denmark Head Coach Jeremy Bray has praised John Mooney for his exceptional work with his talented young charges ahead of their Malaysian trip.
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Given much of Australia is burning as a type, this article is of course quite trivial, compared to the real news coming out each day, which serves as a reminder that, while it’s good to be passionate about sport, there are more important things in life. I’m sure that all our thoughts are with those down under who are fighting the fires.
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The dismissal of Matthew Wade in the Big Bash sparked a lot of controversy and confusion. Umpiring and laws supremo Paddy O' Hara clarifies the situation.
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John Mooney will be returning to Denmark later this week to help them prepare for their upcoming trip to Malaysia.