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Tim Murtagh features in the all-time Ireland squad of David Townsend.
Tim Murtagh features in the all-time Ireland squad of David Townsend. ©CricketEurope
Anderson delivers despite postal strike Anderson delivers despite postal strike ZZZZ3:29 amZZZZ
1979 was a turbulent period both economically and politically in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The 'Winter of Discontent' saw widespread strike action which eventually would lead to the downfall of Labour in the UK and see Charles Haughey installed as Fianna Fail leader and Taoiseach.
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, Iíve cheated a little bit and selected a squad of 15, who would cover all bases in every format of the game.
 Irish Unis indoor ChampionshipsPics from the 2020 competition won by UCC
  White Stick Trophy - NIACUS v LCUAS Narrow 2 run victory for NIACUS over LCUAS in Annual match at Comber
Irish Cricket History
Video
Ireland v Scotland, 3rd ODI 2014
Complete coverage of the 3rd ODI at Malahide.
Publication
North West Senior Cricket 1888-1968
Edward Liddle's Biographies of Irish Cricketers
R Strydom
2008-2009
TEJ Williamson
1998
MAF Nulty
1989-1991
GP O'Brien
1976-1978
EH Bodell
1954-1959
JC Boucher
1929-1954
Other Provincial Club Cricket
Nigel Thompson lifts the NW Senior Cup for Ardmore in 1994.
Nigel Thompson lifts the NW Senior Cup for Ardmore in 1994. ©CricketEurope
The 100-year hoodoo The 100-year hoodoo ZZZZ3:44 amZZZZ
Ardmore Cricket Club (formed in 1879) first appeared in North West Senior cricket about 1893 but a century would pass before they would win local cricket's most coveted piece of silverware, the Senior Cup. For some unknown reason the Gods appeared always to conspire against them.
Professionals in the NW 1979-2001 Professionals in the NW 1979-2001 ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
Back in 2001, there was a two-part review of the professionals who had plied their trade in the NW region.
NW XI: The lefties NW XI: The lefties ZZZZ9:27 pmZZZZ
Former NW Chairman and Cricket Ireland President Joe Doherty selects a NW lefties XI.
Leinster Craic XI Leinster Craic XI ZZZZ7:55 amZZZZ
Willie Dwyer and Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin come up with their Craic XI to rival the NW selection of Lawrence Moore. They are off to the West Indies though rather than Kerry.
All-time Leinster Professional XI All-time Leinster Professional XI ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
There have been many fine overseas cricketers who have visited, played and coached within the Leinster leagues over the past 25 years.
Death of Thomas McGrane Death of Thomas McGrane ZZZZ12:02 amZZZZ
Thomas McGrane has died following a long illness borne with great dignity.
 NW Annual Presentation DinnerWinners from a wonderful evening at the NW awards dinner.
 Eglinton Presentations NightPhotos from the Eglinton presentations night
 Good Relations Week - NW Cricket and Ulster Council GAAPics from a session organised by Derry and Strabane Council as part of a good relations week between Ulster Council Football GAA and NW cricket
 Ardmore Awards NightPics of the Awards night of Ardmore CC
 Burndennett Ladies, League presentationPics as Burndennett collects the Ladies League trophy
 Fox Lodge III, Q3 League presentationsPics as Fox Lodge Thirds were presented with the trophy and medals
NCU Club Cricket
Boyd Rankin has agreed to join Lisburn for the 2020 season
Boyd Rankin has agreed to join Lisburn for the 2020 season ©CricketEurope

Rankin excited by Lisburn challenge Rankin excited by Lisburn challenge ZZZZ11:50 amZZZZ
Boyd Rankin has joined Lisburn for the 2020 season.
The death of Iain Warke The death of Iain Warke ZZZZ5:50 amZZZZ
The death of former Woodvale captain Iain Warke has been announced.
Half a loaf better than none Half a loaf better than none ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
The season is due to start on Saturday, April 25 but, as the country goes into lockdown, the Domestic Cricket Directorate have drawn up a schedule with a July 4 start date, giving them a 13-week season to conclude on the last weekend in September.
NCU looks at contingency options as coronavirus threatens cricket season NCU looks at contingency options as coronavirus threatens cricket season ZZZZ1:56 amZZZZ
The Northern Cricket Union says it is exploring contingency options that would involve starting the club season late because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Senior Cup draws made Senior Cup draws made ZZZZ4:38 amZZZZ
The draws have been made for the first round of both the men's and women's senior challenge cups.
Premier League fixtures for 2020 unveiled Premier League fixtures for 2020 unveiled ZZZZ10:50 amZZZZ
Champions CIYMS will start the defence of their Robinson Services Premier League crown with an away day trip to Stormont to face CSNI.
 Greg Smith MasterclassPics from the session
 Donacloney Mill v DownpatrickPics from Downpatrick's win over Donacloney Mill that ensured their survival in Section 1 at the expense of Bangor.
 North Down v CIYMSCIYMS beat North Down by 5 runs
International
Ireland Coach Graham Ford.
Ireland Coach Graham Ford. ©CricketEurope
Ford upbeat about Irish future Ford upbeat about Irish future ZZZZ2:01 amZZZZ
The only problem, although he didnít know it when he boarded the flight from Dublin, was that not only had he a broken vertebra and three fractured ribs, he had also damaged his lung.
The 25 runners and riders for T20 WC squad The 25 runners and riders for T20 WC squad ZZZZ7:52 amZZZZ
A look at just who might be in the selectors thoughts if the T20 World Cup gets the green light later this year.
Ireland postpone series against Bangladesh Ireland postpone series against Bangladesh ZZZZ3:53 amZZZZ
Ireland's planned seven-match series against Bangladesh in May has been postponed.
Waiting game for Irish cricket Waiting game for Irish cricket ZZZZ7:00 amZZZZ
As with the rest of the sporting world, an uncertain summer lies ahead for the cricket fraternity throughout Ireland.
Delany continues to soar Delany continues to soar ZZZZ5:13 amZZZZ
It's been quite an introduction to international cricket for Leinster all-rounder Gareth Delany, who last week was named at number five in the ICC rankings, just nine months after his debut.
Ireland and Zimbabwe confirm postponement Ireland and Zimbabwe confirm postponement ZZZZ6:41 amZZZZ
CRICKET Ireland and Zimbabwe Cricket have agreed to postpone next monthís six-match series in Bulawayo.
Thailand Quadrangular disappointment for Women Thailand Quadrangular disappointment for Women ZZZZ6:24 amZZZZ
Women's Quadrangular Tournament scheduled to be played in Thailand in the first two weeks of April has been cancelled.
Wolves finish tour on a high Wolves finish tour on a high ZZZZ8:53 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves finished their South African tour on a winning note as they chased down 277 to beat a Northern Titans Academy XI by four wickets.
Wolves slump to crushing defeat Wolves slump to crushing defeat ZZZZ7:44 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves slumped to a second successive seven-wicket loss in the space of two days as a horror batting display saw them make just 149 in Pretoria.
A lone hand from Tector A lone hand from Tector ZZZZ4:24 amZZZZ
Runs for Harry Tector but he got no support as Namibia make it 2-0 and Women's squad named for Thailand quadrangular.
Wolves caught cold Wolves caught cold ZZZZ8:45 amZZZZ
Ireland's Wolves hustled to defeat after batting failure.
Garth missing from Ireland squad Garth missing from Ireland squad ZZZZ3:14 amZZZZ
Influential all-rounder Kim Garth hasn't been included in the squad of 14 for the quadrangular tournament in Thailand.
Wolves hammered by Namibia in 50-over opener Wolves hammered by Namibia in 50-over opener ZZZZ9:23 pmZZZZ
Ireland Wolves were well beaten by Namibia in their first 50-over match, as The Eagles chased down 228 to win by seven wickets.
Wolves change their lineup for 50-overs games Wolves change their lineup for 50-overs games ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
Ian Callender previews the series as Getkate hopes to make his mark.
Ireland Women to play quadrangular series Ireland Women to play quadrangular series ZZZZ11:35 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women will participate in a Quadrangular Series with Zimbabwe, The Netherlands and hosts Thailand in early April.
Miriam Grealey calls 'Time' Miriam Grealey calls 'Time' ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
Miriam Grealey has called 'Time' on her 40-year involvement in Irish International cricket.
 Ireland v Afghanistan, 3rd T20IPics from the ACB as Ireland beat Afghanistan
 Paul Stirling with John KennyMan of the Match Paul Stirling with John Kenny after the four run win over West Indies
 Andrew Balbirnie with John KennyIreland captain Andrew Balbirnie with John Kenny after the four-run win over West Indies
All Ireland Cups
Pembroke 2019 winners of the Irish Senior Cup.
Pembroke 2019 winners of the Irish Senior Cup. ©CricketEurope
NW sides benefit from draw changes NW sides benefit from draw changes ZZZZ4:27 amZZZZ
ITíS ALL change in the Irish Senior Cup this year with no attempt to keep teams from the same union apart in the first round Ė for the first time since the competition started in 1982.
Draws made in Irish and National Cups Draws made in Irish and National Cups ZZZZ8:19 amZZZZ
The first round draws for both the All-Ireland Cup competitions have been announced.
 Railway Union v Ardmore, National Cup finalAction pics as Railway Union beat Ardmore by 19 runs
 Ardmore v Railway Union, National Cup final presentationsPresentation pics as Railway Union beat Ardmore by 19 runs
 Instonians v Coleraine, U13 All-Ireland finalPics as Instonians won the U13 Irish Cup.
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