Reports
Australia hammer England to win fourth title
Australia won a record fourth ICC Women’s World T20 title with a comprehensive eight-wicket win over England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
England and Australia ready for final showdown
Australia and England will meet in the final of the ICC Women’s World T20 for the third time. Australia are gunning for a record fourth title, while an England victory would see them hold both T20I and ODI world titles at the same time, a feat they previously achieved in 2009.
Australia to meet England in final
Australia made their fifth consecutive final with a dominant display against the home team, negating a 7000-strong home crowd. Australia will now challenge for a record fourth World T20, where they will meet England, who beat India in the second semi-final.
Teams ready for semi-final showdown
The ICC Women’s World T20 2018 was set to enter its knockout phase as the top four teams wrapped up final preparations for their semi-finals at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
Farewell to the grannies
Isobel Joyce and twin sister Cecelia sprang a surprise during Ireland’s post-match huddle at the end of the World T20 tournament in Guyana by announcing they would also be retiring from international cricket, along with Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe.
Semi-final match appointments made
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the match officials for the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World T20 2018 to be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
End of the road for Ireland
WE knew two retirements would follow Ireland Women’s World Twenty20 campaign in the Caribbean but in the end there were four.
The Fantastic Four in numbers
The retirements of Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Cecelia and Isobel Joyce leaves a huge void in the women's game, at a critical juncture for the sport.
Ireland hierarchy pay tribute to retirees
Leading Cricket Ireland officials have voiced their appreciation to the deluge of praise for Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Isobel Joyce and Cecelia Joyce following their retirements.
No dream double for Ireland over New Zealand
THERE was no dream double for Ireland over New Zealand at the Women’s World T20 last night in Guyana. In the last game of their tournament Laura Delany’s were hurried to an eight-wicket defeat after just 7.3 overs.
Kim Garth post match press conference
Pembroke all-rounder Kim Garth reflects as Ireland bow out of the tournament after losing by eight wickets against New Zealand.
Ireland well beaten by New Zealand in final group game
As the tournament said goodbye to the Guyana National Stadium, Ireland gave two of their senior players a guard of honour as they took the field for the last time in international cricket, only to have two more announce their retirements at the end of the game.
Shillington and Metcalfe set to bow out
With more than 40 years of collective cricket experience between them, Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe are about to take their final bow playing in the green – for both, the road has been a challenging one, but neither would change a thing.
Tough learning curve for Ireland
Isobel Joyce press conference after Ireland lost to India to end their qualification hopes.
Ireland out after India loss
India made a return to the last four of the ICC Women’s World T20 for the first time since 2010, with a comfortable 52-run win over Ireland.
Laura Delany frustrated after defeat to Pakistan
Ireland miss out on their best opportunity in Group B.
Hamilton and O'Reilly upbeat ahead of India clash
Aaron Hamilton was in a reflective mood but remained upbeat about his side's journey through the tournament so far.
Ireland fall 38 runs short against Pakistan
Ireland are still waiting for their first victory at a World Twenty20 after their second group game in Guyana.
Delany frustrated after Ireland beaten by Pakistan
Irish skipper Laura Delany left bitterly disappointed and frustrated after her side lost their T20 World Cup Group game against Pakistan.
Khan leads Pakistan to victory despite O'Reilly heroics
Pakistan sailed on a captain’s innings from Javeria Khan, as she guided them to a 38-run win over Ireland in the afternoon fixture at the Guyana National Stadium.
Ireland target Pakistan
KIM Garth has admitted that Ireland have Pakistan in their sights as the game they can realistically win at the Women’s World Twenty20 in the Caribbean.
Delany urges squad to refocus ahead of Pakistan clash
Laura Delany was keen for her side to take on the learnings of their match against Australia and refocus on the next challenge against Pakistan.
Kim Garth press conference
Cap centurion Kim Garth reflects on a tough day at the office as Ireland are beaten by nine wickets in their T20 World Cup opener.
Ireland well beaten in T20 World Cup opener
Alyssa Healy helped Australia make very quick work of Ireland, scoring a blitzy half century after her team restricted them to 93 for six.
Ireland determined ahead of Australia clash
There’s a new mood around the Ireland team that kicks off in their first game of the ICC Women’s World T20 in Guyana.
Delany buoyed by Irish form ahead of Australia opener
Laura Delany said her squad was buoyed by the victory against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night, however minds are firmly fixed on Sunday’s first Group Stage match against the world’s top-ranked side, Australia.
Ireland thump Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup warm-up
A fine all-round display saw Ireland beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in their second and final warm-up match in the West Indies.
Ireland beaten by Bangladesh in World Cup warm up
Ireland's batting failed to fire as they went down by six wickets to Bangladesh in their first T20 World Cup warm-up game in Guyana.
Delany determined ahead of T20 World Cup
Captain Laura Delany wants to show the world that Irish cricket is on the rise and her enthusiasm is not doused by the fact that they are in a tough group that includes Australia, New Zealand, India and Pakistan.
Lewis hoping for big Irish showing in upcoming World Cup
The last few years has seen a great growth of Women’s cricket both globally but in particular, in Ireland. Home series’ against Australia, South Africa and New Zealand have yielded bigger crowds and bigger opportunities.
Ireland Women taking psychologist to World Cup
Ms Kennedy, Cricket Ireland’s consultant sports psychologist who originally hails from North Tipperary, will travel with the women’s team to the Caribbean for the tournament.
Celeste Raack named in T20 World Cup squad
Merrion all-rounder Celeste Raack has been named in Ireland's squad for next month's T20 World Cup in the West Indies.