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#Cricket Ireland

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Humiliating defeat leaves Ireland's golden generation facing into make-or-break summer

Head coach John Bracewell is coming under increased pressure after a disappointing two years in charge.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Ireland crumble in the heat as batting collapse leaves Bracewell's men on the brink

It was another tough day at the office for Ireland in Greater Noida as Afghanistan wreaked havoc.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Ireland struggle to contain Afghanistan as hosts seize advantage in crucial game on road to Test cricket

It was a tough day in the field for John Bracewell’s men.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 27 March, 2017

'As amateurs we had the chance to do something special in front of millions of people'

Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

O'Brien fights hamstring injury to club half-century and draw Ireland level

The all-rounder hit 10 boundaries to set-up a series decider against Afghanistan on Friday.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Porterfield's second century in a month not enough as Ireland slip to opening ODI defeat

A bad start to the series as John Bracewell’s men suffer another defeat.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 30 January, 2017

From rookie to accidental hero: Irish starlet seizes her chance to win Big Bash League

It was a dream few weeks for Kim Garth Down Under.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 20 January, 2017

Ireland collapse in spectacular fashion as they suffer Afghanistan mauling in T20 final

John Bracewell’s side were left embarrassed in Dubai.

# cricket-ireland - 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.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Back to winning ways! Ireland end miserable run with nail-biting victory

John Bracewell’s side did just enough to squeeze past Namibia.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 14 January, 2017

New year, same problems: Ireland's T20 shortcomings exposed in desert defeat

There is serious work to be done by John Bracewell and his squad after a rather inauspicious start to the year today.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Huge boost for Irish cricket as €600,000 training facility to be built at Sports Campus

Work will begin on the centre in January 2017.

# cricket-ireland - 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.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Ireland suffer big injury blow as Boyd Rankin breaks his leg in training

Ireland’s cricketers face Pakistan in a two-game series this week.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Let's turn Lord's green! Ireland to play historic series against England next year

The two countries will meet next May.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Ireland face daunting chase as they go in search of elusive home win

John Bracewell’s side are in action against Sri Lanka today.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

A busy summer ahead but Ireland need to start winning matches again, starting this week

After a miserable World T20 campaign, Ireland return to action against Sri Lanka this week.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Big bucks! Irish cricket has secured a major sponsor for the next 3 years

The lucrative deal was announced at this morning’s strategic launch in Dublin.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 13 March, 2016

More rain pain for Ireland as miserable World Twenty20 campaign ends without a win

John Bracewell’s side slumped to a second defeat after a six-over shootout with Netherlands.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 11 March, 2016

Ireland have been knocked out of the T20 World Cup by the rain

Must-win clash against Bangladesh declared a “no result” after just eight overs.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 10 March, 2016

'This is not over fellas': Ireland focused on getting World Cup bid back on track

The inquest into yesterday’s humbling defeat to Oman continues for Ireland’s cricketers.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

'It's an unfortunate time to get it wrong': Ireland left to soul-search after nightmare start

William Porterfield says Ireland are down but certainly not out.

Oh man! Horror show for Ireland as World Twenty20 campaign begins with shock defeat

The Boys in Green’s hopes of progressing to the next phase are already hanging by a thread.

'We are more powerful now': Ireland out to make their mark on the world stage again

It’s Ireland eight successive major tournament but stuttering form and a tough group have tempered expectations.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Cricket in his blood - Tipp hurler Maher uncovers sporting heritage after trip to Oz

The Tipperary hurling captain on his new love for cricket and why he is keen to follow in the footsteps of his forefather.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 7 March, 2016

As Ireland's World Cup campaign gets under way, here's everything you need to know

The Boys in Green get their campaign underway on Wednesday.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Three and easy! Ireland surge to top of table on road to the promised land of Test cricket

Another emphatic win for Ireland this morning.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 30 January, 2016

'It would be a dream come true' - Ireland resume quest to reach the promised land

Intercontinental Cup fixture against Papua New Guinea the next assignment on the path to Test cricket.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'Some people will be unhappy but it's the right time to come back and play for Ireland again'

In his first interview since redeclaring for Ireland, Boyd Rankin opens up about his unsettled England career and the motivation behind his return.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Ireland to send team to World Cup in Bangladesh after assessing security risks

Cricket Ireland is happy to let its players and staff travel to Bangladesh later this month.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Ireland carefully consider security risks after being offered Australia's place at World Cup

The tournament is being staged in Bangladesh at the end of this month.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 28 December, 2015

'There will always be part of me that wants to go back to Ireland and give something back'

Leaving one home for another – Trent Johnston on life after Ireland.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 25 December, 2015

We faced six balls from an Ireland fast-bowler and (nearly) survived Body On The Line This post contains videos

We faced six balls from an Ireland fast-bowler and (nearly) survived

First ball is free, right?

# cricket-ireland - Monday 7 December, 2015

One of Ireland's top cricketers has announced his retirement

The Dubliner is one of four players to represent Ireland at three World Cups.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Last gasp victory for Ireland in World T20 Qualifier final

16-year old Lucy O’Reilly scored the winning run off the final ball of the innings.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status

It’s a huge month for the Ireland cricket team as they look to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 with their application, hard work and determination an example of why women’s sport in this country is thriving on a largely amateur footing.

# cricket-ireland - 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-ireland - 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.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 25 July, 2015

'We haven't done ourselves justice' - Ireland dumped out of their own party

A disappointing end to Ireland’s title defence.