Isobel Joyce and twin sister Cecelia sprang a surprise during Irelandís 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.
There was widespread shock throughout the NW cricket community following the death of Jim McGranaghan earlier this week.
In the latest from the archives of Leinster cricket, we take a look at the battle of the sexes, which took place at Laytown back in 1902.
The Hills have confirmed the return of overseas professional Daya Singh for the 2019 campaign.
It was a season where Railway Union by and large operated under the radar, but they came agonizingly close to making the promotion play-off slot, losing out at the last minute to Rush.
WE knew two retirements would follow Ireland Womenís World Twenty20 campaign in the Caribbean but in the end there were four.
Clontarf have unveiled 20 year-old leg spinning all-rounder Macalister Wright as their overseas player/youth coach for the 2019 season replacing Obus Pienaar who joined CIYMS last week.
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.
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.
THERE was no dream double for Ireland over New Zealand at the Womenís World T20 last night in Guyana. In the last game of their tournament Laura Delanyís were hurried to an eight-wicket defeat after just 7.3 overs.
Pics from Ireland's last T20 World Cup group match against New Zealand.
KIm Garth talking to the media after the loss to New Zealand
Ireland lose their final group game against New Zealand by 8 wickets as four legends call it a day.
Shane Getkate takes the honours in the latest round-up of the action from Irish players in action this weekend.
It was a modest season in terms of league position for Newbuildings, but a historic one in which they officially opened and named their new ground, won the Eric Cooke T20, and came within one ball of reaching the Senior Cup final.