Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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Cricket Ireland: Irish players in franchise league moves

Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland / Sporta Media Eight Irish internationals will be involved in franchise cricket tournaments in December after Cricket Ireland agreed to No Objection Certificates (NOC) allowing the players to take up the opportunities. Abu Dhabi T10 Paul Stirling and...

Cricket Ireland: Tector, Macbeth enjoying the challenge of grade cricket in ‘County Coogee’

Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland Since 2015, five Irish cricketers – including four members of the recent Men’s T20 World Cup squad – have spent an Australian summer in Coogee playing with Randwick Petersham Cricket Club as part of an Overseas...

Cricket Ireland: Andrew Balbirnie – “We want to be a team that people want to watch”

Photo Credit: Sportsfile Ireland Men’s captain Andrew Balbirnie said that while he was disappointed to be leaving Australia after his side’s T20 World Cup exit, he believes that Ireland played some good cricket and that the squad can be very...

ICC: Group B – Established powers vie for Super 12 spots

Photo Credit: Zimbabwe Cricket Two-time champions West Indies headline Group B of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, with Ireland, Scotland and Zimbabwe also vying for a Super 12 spot. The teams will clash in a round-robin format from October...

Irish eyes smiling on the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

Photo Credit: Sportsfile Ireland are now part of the furniture at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup as they head into their seventh consecutive appearance at the showpiece. A First Round exit in 2021 was a disappointment for Heinrich Malan’s side,...

Cricket Ireland: A Test match at Lord’s for Ireland Men in 2023 announced

Photo Credit: Inpho Ireland Men’s cricket team is set to return to Lord’s for a Test match against England Men, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced today as part of its home summer programme reveal. The four-day Test match...

Cricket Ireland applauds Kevin O’Brien as he retires from international cricket

Photo Credit: Sportsfile Irish sport’s most capped international team sportsperson, Kevin O’Brien, has announced his retirement from international cricket. The Dubliner finishes his international career with 389 caps and a career that spanned 16 years playing for Ireland. O’Brien, 38, debuted...

Cricket Ireland: William Porterfield retires from international cricket

Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland Irish cricket legend William Porterfield has today announced his retirement from international cricket – leaving the game with many records and memorable performances, including being the longest-serving Ireland Men’s captain by some considerable distance. Porterfield, 37, amassed...

Cricket Ireland: Peter Chase announces international retirement

Photo Credit: Sportsfile Irish international Peter Chase has today announced his international retirement, bringing to a close an eight-year career. Chase, 28, made his international debut for Ireland in a List A match against Sri Lanka A in 2014 and made...

Cricket Ireland: Tributes paid to outgoing interim men’s head coach David Ripley

Photo Credit: Peter Della Penna As David Ripley, interim Ireland Men’s Head Coach, finishes his contract with Cricket Ireland, Men’s captain Andrew Balbirnie and High Performance Director Richard Holdsworth have paid tribute to the work of the former Northamptonshire head...

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