Miscellaneous News 2020
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, Iíve 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 Zealandís 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.
Come on Ireland. We are going bring the World Cup back. Come on Ireland. We are going bring the World Cup back. ( ) ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
How Martin Byrne won a competition to come up with the perfect Irish cricket team anthem for the 2007 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 Irelandís 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 Irelandís 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 Hannanís 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 Ďfirst-class panelí 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).
Men and Women Down Under (13) Men and Women Down Under (13) ( ) ZZZZ9:45 amZZZZ
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.
McGuire tipped for big future McGuire tipped for big future ( ) ZZZZ1:10 amZZZZ
Teenage batting powerhouse Nathan McGuire is tipped for a big future in the Green of Ireland.
Cassell to take up IPL role Cassell to take up IPL role ( ) ZZZZ2:17 amZZZZ
Ireland Bowling Coach Rob Cassell is leaving Ireland to take up a role in the Indian Premier League.
Funding boost for Cricket Ireland Funding boost for Cricket Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:51 amZZZZ
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.
Men and Women Down Under (12) Men and Women Down Under (12) ( ) ZZZZ4:35 amZZZZ
Celeste Raackís Lindisfarne won beat University of Tasmania by 8 wickets last Sunday (12th January), Raack taking 2-18 in her 7 overs.
Bray praises outstanding Mooney Bray praises outstanding Mooney ( ) ZZZZ6:12 amZZZZ
Denmark Head Coach Jeremy Bray has praised John Mooney for his exceptional work with his talented young charges ahead of their Malaysian trip.
Men and Women Down Under (11) Men and Women Down Under (11) ( ) ZZZZ4:47 amZZZZ
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 itís good to be passionate about sport, there are more important things in life. Iím sure that all our thoughts are with those down under who are fighting the fires.
Drama at the boundary Drama at the boundary ( ) ZZZZ3:23 amZZZZ
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.
Mooney to help Denmark Mooney to help Denmark ( ) ZZZZ7:49 amZZZZ
John Mooney will be returning to Denmark later this week to help them prepare for their upcoming trip to Malaysia.