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#Ireland Cricket

# ireland-cricket - Friday 26 January, 2018

'I never thought we'd be anywhere close to a Test match in my lifetime, let alone in my career'

Ireland’s evergreen batsman Ed Joyce is feeling fit and fresh ahead of a huge year despite a long-standing knee problem.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Ireland's first Test jersey unveiled as 14 players handed full-time contracts

The squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers has also been announced.

# ireland-cricket - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Superb Stirling century inspires Ireland to confidence-boosting series win

John Bracewell’s reign in charge ends on a high note in Sharjah.

# ireland-cricket - Friday 8 September, 2017

Major coup for Cricket Ireland as they appoint South African as new head coach

Graham Ford will take over from John Bracewell in December.

# ireland-cricket - Friday 19 May, 2017

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

# ireland-cricket - Friday 5 May, 2017

Ireland's rapid decline continues as they roll over at start of historic England series

A hugely disappointing day for Irish cricket.

Metaphors abound as Ireland's cricketers navigate the Long Room at Lord's

This could be a landmark summer after a gruelling journey for Irish cricket, writes Tommy Martin.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Ireland to play without fear as they look to turn a corner with historic win over England

After a difficult winter, Ireland begin a defining summer against near neighbours England at Bristol tomorrow.

# ireland-cricket - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Ireland find their groove at the right time to coast through to desert semi-finals

John Bracewell’s side are finding their form after a sluggish start to the year.

# ireland-cricket - Friday 2 September, 2016

Four down, four to go! Ireland are leading the race to qualify for Test status

At the halfway stage, Ireland top the Intercontinental Cup.

# ireland-cricket - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Boyd Rankin set for Ireland return after falling out of favour with England

The fast-bowler wants to play for the country of his birth again but a return hinges on his county’s consent.

# ireland-cricket - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Ireland surge to top of table with thumping win on the road to Test match cricket

A thoroughly convincing win for Ireland in Windhoek.

# ireland-cricket - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

'You have to accept criticism' - Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions

Ireland welcome Australia to Stormont on Thursday as the international summer comes to a head.

# ireland-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.

# ireland-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.

# ireland-cricket - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

# ireland-cricket - Friday 5 June, 2015

Ireland’s quest to reach the promised land has just started in the best possible fashion

John Bracewell’s side comfortably defeated UAE in Dublin.

# ireland-cricket - Friday 8 May, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Irish weather ruins everything, Munster's 2 monsters and all today's sport

Also, Ireland have been awarded an extra place in European football next season.

New coach, new era for Ireland as near neighbours England visit Dublin

Ireland look to continue where they left off as they return to action for the first time since the World Cup on Friday.

# ireland-cricket - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Porterfield pleads with ICC to ensure Ireland haven't played their last World Cup game

The Ireland captain said he was ‘proud’ of the team’s performances.

Pride overrides disappointment as Twitter reacts to Ireland's World Cup exit

There was praise from all quarters.

# ireland-cricket - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Ireland unable to contain rampant India as race for quarters goes down to the wire

Phil Simmons’ side suffered their second defeat of the World Cup.

# ireland-cricket - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ireland hold their nerve in another nail-biter to boost chances of reaching quarter-finals

Alex Cusack was the hero as he took two wickets in the final over.

# ireland-cricket - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Ireland coach Phil Simmons: 'We don't seem to want to make it easy'

Room to improve as Ireland prepare to face South Africa next Tuesday.

# ireland-cricket - Monday 16 February, 2015

In pictures: While you were asleep there was an Irish party in Nelson

Ireland’s cricketers pulled off another incredible win as they beat West Indies in the World Cup.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Ireland's cricketers had a big win today in their final World Cup warm-up

Next up: it’s the West Indies on Sunday night.

# ireland-cricket - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Flashback: The day Ireland became the noisy neighbours by beating England at their own game Rewind This post contains videos

# ireland-cricket - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Do you remember the day Ireland announced themselves on the world stage by beating Pakistan? Flashback This post contains videos

Do you remember the day Ireland announced themselves on the world stage by beating Pakistan?

It was an unforgettable St Patrick’s Day in Jamaica.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 22 January, 2015

# ireland-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.

# ireland-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.

# ireland-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.

# ireland-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.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'

Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Deutrom: I still believe that Ireland will be playing Test cricket by 2020

Warren Deutrom tells The Slog Sweep podcast that Ireland’s strategic ambition has paved the way for other aspiring Associates.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'There's no reason Ireland can't go far at the World Cup' - Ireland's William Porterfield

The boys in green have managed it before and can do so again says the Warwickshire player.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 12 June, 2014

'Had Ed still been eligible for England, he may well have been in the shake-up for selection'

The England selectors have their eye on one of Ireland’s main men (again!).

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 29 May, 2014

'A surreal day': how Ireland's Gary Wilson gave his name to a gin and whiskey cocktail

Surrey’s new captain is a real fan favourite at the Oval.

# ireland-cricket - Thursday 8 May, 2014

# ireland-cricket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf

The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,

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