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Mary-Anne Musonda made 71 (Seb Daly (Sportsfile))
Mary-Anne Musonda made 71 (Seb Daly (Sportsfile)) ©CE
Double delight for Dragons ZZZZ8:26 amZZZZ
Dragons completed back to back wins in the Super T20 Trophy, following up their success against champions Scorchers with an exciting five wickets victory over Typhoons at Oak Hill yesterday.
Sargent bowls Typhoons to victory ZZZZ9:06 pmZZZZ
Four wickets for Freya Sargent led Typhoons to a surprisingly easy eight-wickets win over defending champions Scorchers at Anglesea Road.
Prendergast and Paul star as Dragons surprise Scorchers ZZZZ8:32 pmZZZZ
Irish internationals Leah Paul, Orla Prendergast and Arlene Kelly starred as the Dragons shocked defending champions Scorchers in a T20 match at Merrion.
Dragons lose both Super Series games at Lisburn ZZZZ2:58 amZZZZ
The Dragons batting failed to fire as they were beaten comfortable in their Super Series double-header at Wallace Park.
Musonda leads Scorchers to victory in Super Series ZZZZ11:56 amZZZZ
Zimbabwean Mary-Anne Musonda led Scorchers to a five-wicket win in the opening match of the Super Series at Malahide.
Prendergast brews up a Storm ZZZZ7:34 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast had a debut to remember scoring a match winning century as Western Storm beat Thunder in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.
International flavour to Super Series ZZZZ2:45 amZZZZ
There will be an international flavour to the Super Series with six overseas players named in the three squads for the tournament that starts at Malahide on Monday.
Terblanche appointed Scorchers Head Coach ZZZZ9:33 pmZZZZ
Former South African international Claire Terblanche has been appointed the new Scorchers head coach for the 2023 Super Series.
Querl signs three-year deal ZZZZ8:54 pmZZZZ
Glenn Querl has signed a three-year contract extension to continue on as Ireland Womenís Performance and Pathway Coach.
Prendergast joins Western Storm ZZZZ3:42 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has confirmed it has agreed to a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Orla Prendergast to allow her to play for English side Western Storm
New faces in Dragons squad ZZZZ3:32 amZZZZ
Three members of the all-conquering Civil Service North team from last season have been named for the first time in the Dragons squad for this yearís Super Series games.
NCU and NW name Women's interpro squads ZZZZ1:37 amZZZZ
The NCU and NW have named their squads for Sunday's T20 double-headers at Waringstown.
Sponsor change for Ireland Women ZZZZ4:30 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's eight-year sponsor deal with Hanley Energy came to an end this week. There is good news though on the horizon with Irish oil company Certa set to take over.
Ireland to play Australia, West Indies and Netherlands. ZZZZ11:38 amZZZZ
Ireland Women have confirmed their opponents for 2023, with a home series against Australia in Dublin, as well as away series against West Indies and the Netherlands.
Carrie Archer steps down as selector ZZZZ7:38 amZZZZ
Originally appointed as a selector in May 2016, Archer was announced as Chair of Selectors in 2018.
Kia McCartney awarded Ireland contract ZZZZ10:07 amZZZZ
17 year-old Coleraine all-rounder has been awarded an Ireland contract, replacing Merrion's Rachael Delaney.
Prendergast wins top award ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast has been named the Irish Times Sportswoman of the Month for February.
Murray earns full-time deal ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Cara Murray will move onto a Full Time Ireland contract after she completes her studies in July, joining eight other Womenís internationals, led by captain Laura Delany.
Women's contracts for 2023 announced. ZZZZ10:40 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has announced a raft of Women's contracts for 2023, a mix of Full-time, Part-time and Match deals for 23 players.
Laura Delany heading to Pakistan ZZZZ5:04 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany is heading to Pakistan to play in three exhibition matches.
Lewis strong favourite for Super Series Award ZZZZ2:55 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis is the favourite after being shortlisted for the Super Series Player of the Year Award.
Lewis and Kelly frontrunners for International Women's Award ZZZZ9:40 pmZZZZ
Gaby Lewis and Arlene Kelly are the two front-runners for the Ireland Women's International Player of the Year Award ahead of the presentation night on Friday.
Prendergast named in Team of the Tournament ZZZZ8:44 amZZZZ
Ireland all-rounder Orla Prendergast has been included in the MVP squad for the T20 World Cup which has just finished in South Africa.
Ireland Women T20 World Cup stats ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
A statistical look at Ireland Women's T20 World Cup campaign.
Rain ends Ireland campaign on a wet note ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
Rain ended Irelandís final match at the Womenís T20 World Cup prematurely but the loss of two wickets in the first over settled their fate.
Mandhana makes Ireland pay for missed opportunities ZZZZ4:54 amZZZZ
A sparkling innings from Smriti Mandhana helped India seal a Womenís T20 World Cup 2023 semi-final spot with a rain-affected five-run victory over Ireland.
Lewis takes Ireland close ZZZZ4:50 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis took Ireland within a shot of beating powerhouses India at St Georgeís Park as the Girls in Green ended their T20 World Cup campaign with a five-run (DLS method) defeat in Gqeberha, formerly Port Elizabeth.
Ireland hoping to stun India ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce can leave South Africa with his head held high this week even if, as expected, his Ireland side lose to India in Port Elizabeth today and finish bottom of their group without a win in the womenís T20 World Cup.
Ireland fielding found wanting as West Indies win ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
Ireland's fielding let them down as they handed West Indies victory and leaves them waiting for their first victory at a T20 World Cup.
Ireland miss big chance against West Indies ZZZZ4:16 amZZZZ
Ireland suffered the agony of a last-over defeat in Cape Town as a batting collapse and nightmare fielding display of fumbles and drops allowed the West Indies to scramble to a six-wicket victory in the womenís T20 World Cup.
Matthews leads West Indies to last over win against Ireland ZZZZ12:51 amZZZZ
Hayley Matthewsís majestic captainís innings guided the West Indies to a nerve-jangling ICC Womenís T20 World Cup win against Ireland in Cape Town.
Ireland well beaten by Pakistan ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
Laura Delany could offer no excuses in Cape Town last night after seeing her Ireland side outplayed in all three disciplines by Pakistan as they lost their second T20 World Cup group match by 70 runs.
Ireland wilt under Newlands lights ZZZZ8:32 pmZZZZ
Muneeba Aliís century powered Pakistan to a 70-run victory over Ireland, the wicketkeeper-batter becoming the first Pakistani woman to hit a hundred in a T20 international.
Prendergast seeks Pakistan repeat. ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast has nominated today's game against Pakistan at the iconic Newlands ground in Cape Town as the one where Ireland get their T20 World Cup campaign off and running.
Ireland look to the positives ZZZZ1:01 amZZZZ
reland are determined to take the positives into their next game at the Womenís T20 World Cup after a powerful start and a strong finish in their opening game against England in Paarl
Ireland collapse to defeat ZZZZ4:42 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis hit a top score of 36 from 37 balls as Ireland made a bright start to their T20 World Cup campaign in South Africa before the greater experience of England delivered a comfortable enough four-wicket victory.
England put Ireland in a spin ZZZZ8:41 amZZZZ
England made it two wins from two in the ICC Womenís T20 World Cup 2023 thanks to a sublime showing from their spinners in a four-wicket victory over Ireland.
Ireland dare to dream as they face England ZZZZ1:32 amZZZZ
Any English complacency will have been dispelled by Irelandís stunning victory over world champions Australia in a warm-up game on Wednesday, over Bangladesh the week before, and a narrow defeat to Sri Lanka.
Prendergast and Delany give Ireland boost ZZZZ11:05 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast and skipper Laura Delany gave Ireland a massive boost ahead of the T20 World Cup by spearheading an astonishing victory over world champions and tournament favourites Australia in Stellenbosch.
Ireland stun world champions Australia ZZZZ7:19 amZZZZ
Ireland produced a superb batting display to chase down 168 and beat World Champions Australia by three wickets in their second and final T20 World Cup warm-up match in South Africa.
Seven Irish Women hoping for WPL windfall ZZZZ4:41 pmZZZZ
Six current Irish internationals plus Irish born Australian all-rounder Kim Garth will be hoping for a place in the inaugural Indian WPL when the auction takes place on Monday.
Kelly's luck runs out ZZZZ1:36 amZZZZ
Arlene Kelly took Ireland to within a whisker of victory over Sri Lanka in Cape Town before falling in the unluckiest of ways as the Girls in Green lost a thriller by two runs in their first official warm-up for the T20 World Cup.
Sri Lanka edge past Ireland ZZZZ10:53 amZZZZ
Sri Lanka needed two wickets in the final over to deny Ireland victory in the closest game of the day.†
Paul and Prendergast star as Ireland beat Bangladesh ZZZZ7:54 amZZZZ
Three wickets for Leah Paul and an unbeaten 49 by Orla Prendergast led Ireland to a morale boosting eight-wicket win over Bangladesh in their unofficial T20 World Cup warm-up game.
Stokell injury blow for Ireland ZZZZ7:26 amZZZZ
Rebecca Stokell has been ruled out of Ireland's T20 World Cup campaign, and has been replaced by Merrion team-mate Rachel Delaney.
Thailand Women set for historic Irish tour ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
Thailand Women are set for their first tour of Ireland this summer.
Ireland beaten by Bangladesh in first warm-up ZZZZ11:59 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's delayed first warm-up game against Bangladesh turned into a farce after Ed Joyce's side were forced to borrow three players from the opposition in order to get a fully fit side out on the park.
Ireland U19 tour averages ZZZZ8:00 amZZZZ
Ireland U19's finished the inaugural World Cup bottom of their Super Six group after a mixed campaign.
Professional Pakistan too strong for Ireland ZZZZ1:30 amZZZZ
Pakistan produced a thoroughly professional performance to pick Ireland apart and cruise to a seven-wicket victory in their ICC Under-19 Womenís T20 World Cup Super Six encounter in Potchefstroom.
Ireland well beaten by England ZZZZ5:52 amZZZZ
England finally cracked the 200-run code at the inaugural ICC Under-19 Womenís T20 World Cup in a dominant, 121-run Super Six stage win over Ireland in Potchefstroom.
Ireland reach Super Sixes ZZZZ3:41 amZZZZ
Zara Craig and Georgina Dempsey scored half-centuries in Potchefstroom as Ireland overpowered Indonesia by 49 runs in a one-sided T20 to reach the Super Sixes stage of the U19 World Cup.†
Hunter blow as Ireland thumped by New Zealand ZZZZ4:33 amZZZZ
Amy Hunter is an injury doubt for the senior World Cup that starts in South Africa next month after being forced to withdraw from the U19 equivalent with a fractured left thumb.
Testing start against West Indies for Ireland U19's ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
Irelandís Under 19 women kick off their World Cup campaign in Potchefstroom. South Africa against West Indies. Itís a testing task for a side that was only reconstituted last summer under coach Glenn Querl.
Ireland lose thriller against Rwanda in U19 warm-up ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
Ireland lost a last ball contest by one run against Rwanda in their final warm-up match ahead of their tournament opener on Sunday versus the West Indies.
Ireland Women name T20 World Cup squad ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
Ireland has today named a 15-player Womenís squad that will travel to South Africa at the end of January to compete in the Womenís T20 World Cup.
Ireland beaten by Pakistan in U19 warm-up ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
Ireland were well beaten by Pakistan in the first of their two official warm-up matches ahead of the Under 19 World Cup which starts in earnest this weekend.
Second win for Ireland as Zimbabwe beaten ZZZZ8:46 amZZZZ
Ireland U19 women recorded their second win of the week as they beat Zimbabwe by four wickets in another low scoring encounter.
Ireland beat UAE in U19 warm-up ZZZZ1:29 pmZZZZ
Ireland U19's beat the UAE by two wickets to get their World Cup preparations off to a low-key, but winning start at Tuks Oval.
Hunter relishing Irish captaincy ZZZZ4:06 amZZZZ
Belfast teenager Amy Hunter is relishing the prospect of leading the Ireland squad in this month's U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa.
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