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# cricket - Friday 28 August, 2015

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

# cricket - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia

A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.

Ireland set for ‘Everest scale’ challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# cricket - Saturday 25 July, 2015

‘We have no right to win every game but that’s what everyone expects us to do’

Ireland’s quest for another trophy continues today when they face Netherlands.

# cricket - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland have qualified for next year’s World Twenty20 in the most dramatic fashion

That’s now seven World Cups in 10 years for Ireland.

# cricket - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today

Hans Moleman presents: Man getting hit by cricket ball.

# cricket - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

# cricket - Sunday 10 May, 2015

‘I want to evolve what you’re doing here and take Ireland to the next level’

We sat down with new Ireland head coach John Bracewell this week to talk about his ambition to bring Test cricket to these shores.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Johnny B Good! The Irish cricket team have appointed their new head coach

Former Black Caps coach John Bracewell replaces Phil Simmons.

# cricket - Sunday 5 April, 2015

‘Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they’re not going to ruin our club’

Four years of hard work and €6,500 has gone up in smoke but Cabinteely Cricket Club are desperately shifting through the wreckage for salvation.

# cricket - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

# cricket - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton’s unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments

Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.

# cricket - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio’s jail sentence and all today’s sport

Here’s all the sport Wednesday had to offer.

From The Daily Edge This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup Shoot For The Moon

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup

*And by ‘new’ we mean since the cinematic release of PS I Love You in December 2007.

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years

Ahead of Sunday’s showdown in Dublin, we look at more tussles with the English.

# cricket - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will ‘mean nothing’ if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

We don’t like cricket, we love it but how much do you know about the sport?

Do you know your LBW from your googlies?

# cricket - Saturday 21 February, 2015

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week

Also featuring romantic walks with swans in Glendalough.

# cricket - Monday 16 February, 2015

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat

Darren Sammy and Ireland’s John Mooney have been fined by the ICC.

From TheJournal.ie Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it’s a great game altogether What A Belter

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it’s a great game altogether

The North’s Deputy First Minister surprised many with a radio appearance this morning to talk exclusively about the sport, and Ireland’s overnight win.

‘I don’t have sympathy for my opponents. It’s not in me’ – Phil Simmons

Nelson win was as good an Irish performance as coach Phil Simmons has ever seen.

‘I don’t see it as an upset’ – Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies

The Irish skipper took aim at the game’s two-tier system.

# cricket - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Up to €8,000 worth of damage caused after Cabinteely cricket pitch set on fire

The club may now have to abandon their season if the pitch can’t be repaired.

# cricket - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie England’s Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages Cash

England’s Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages

A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.

# cricket - Thursday 22 January, 2015

# cricket - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to ‘speak English’ Underfire This post contains videos

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to ‘speak English’

It’s not the first time David Warner has been embroiled in controversy.

# cricket - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Ireland hit stumbling block as they lose to Afghanistan for first time in five years

Phil Simmons’ side need to beat Scotland on Monday to win the Dubai Tri-series.

# cricket - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Records tumble as Ireland’s World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest

There was carnage as David Miller hit a six over a four-tiered stand and onto a golf course.

# cricket - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Ireland start as they mean to go on but room for improvement as World Cup groundwork begins

Phil Simmons’ side are in Dubai for an ODI tri-series.

# cricket - Monday 5 January, 2015

History boys? Here’s the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup

There are just 39 days until the tournament gets underway.

# cricket - Thursday 1 January, 2015

After hitting a plateau in their headlong progress, 2015 is a seminal year for Ireland

There is plenty to look forward to over the next twelve months, including the World Cup.

# cricket - Saturday 27 December, 2014

# cricket - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Ireland’s World Cup squad takes shape as Ed Joyce returns for final warm-up series

Phil Simmons’ side will play Scotland and Afghanistan in the New Year as part of their preparation.

# cricket - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Michael Clarke’s century was a perfect tribute to friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes RIP Phil Hughes This post contains videos

Michael Clarke’s century was a perfect tribute to friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes

Captain overcomes injury to post Test century against India.

# cricket - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

‘Rest in peace my little brother’ – Aussie captain’s emotional funeral tribute to Phillip Hughes RIP

‘Rest in peace my little brother’ – Aussie captain’s emotional funeral tribute to Phillip Hughes

Michael Clarke delivered a moving eulogy at the service today in Hughes’ home town.

# cricket - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

John Mooney: ‘I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future’

The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.

# cricket - Monday 1 December, 2014

Touching scorecard change means Phillip Hughes will forever be 63 not out

Hughes died on Thursday after being struck on the back of the head by a ball.

# cricket - Saturday 29 November, 2014

# cricket - Friday 28 November, 2014

The touching #putoutyourbats Phillip Hughes tribute has gone viral

Cricket fans around the world are paying tribute online.

# cricket - Thursday 27 November, 2014

No words seem right – Phillip Joel Hughes, Cap 408, will forever remain 63 not out RIP

No words seem right – Phillip Joel Hughes, Cap 408, will forever remain 63 not out

A tragic accident has left cricket in a communal state of numbness and disbelief, writes Ryan Bailey.

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