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#Cricket Ireland

# cricket-ireland - Monday 9 February, 2015

'I'm looking forward to working with a great team' - Aussie legend Brett Lee on Ireland coaching role

The two-time World Cup winner will aid Ireland’s preparations over the next week.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Renaissance man Mooney ready to write the next chapter in Ireland's cricketing history

“We don’t want to be known as minnows any more.”

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 5 February, 2015

He's played for England and Ireland at a WC but now Ed Joyce is intent on leaving his mark

The batsman spoke to The42 about his determination to make an impression on the global stage for the country of his birth.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 30 January, 2015

Can O'Brien repeat his record-breaking century at this World Cup? He's just hoping to do something half as special

Ireland’s World Cup journey starts today as they fly to Sydney.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 22 January, 2015

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Ireland coach Phil Simmons to leave World Cup warm-up tour

Simmons will return to his native Trinidad to be with his ill mother, Cricket Ireland said this evening.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Cricket Ireland landed a multi-million euro sponsor - but where exactly will the money go?

Cricket Ireland performance director Richard Holdsworth spoke to this week’s episode of the Slog Sweep.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Johnston: Cricket's Girls in Green deserve every bit of success

Departing women’s cricket coach Trent Johnston says the opportunity to work in his native Australia was “too good to pass up.”

# cricket-ireland - 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.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 18 July, 2014

'Apart from my two kids being born, it was the greatest day of my life'

Trent Johnston remembers the day that Ireland turned the cricket world upside down in this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Australia and England will sandwich The Ashes between ODIs against Ireland in 2015

“Next year is shaping up to be the most exciting in Irish cricketing history,” says Ireland coach Phil Simmons.

# cricket-ireland - 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.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Ireland's Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed

The now-retired batsman recalls his One Day heroics in the Caribbean and the greatest St Patrick’s Day party of all time.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 5 June, 2014

George Hook: 'No more than Keane in Saipan, they have abandoned their country'

Hook blasts Eoin Morgan and Boyd Rankin for pursuing their Test cricket ambitions with England.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'I realised very quickly that the kitbag in the boot of the car was all I had to start my job'

Adrian Birrell recalls the underwhelming state of Irish cricket when he arrived as national coach 12 years ago.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 15 May, 2014

'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party

Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town

Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition

The ICC Board met in Dubai to discuss the proposal.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Everyone Googles 'Duckworth Lewis Method' as Ireland record second World T20 win

But an injury scare to Paul Stirling will give Phil Simmons cause for concern.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 20 February, 2014

'It's nice we weren't celebrating as if we'd won the World Cup' - Ed Joyce on Ireland's West Indies win

The Irish team are happy with the win but, with two more games to come, they are focused on the task in hand.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with 'stress-related illness'

Mooney withdraws from Ireland’s tour of the West Indies in order to resume treatment.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 26 December, 2013

'Our number one year' - how Ireland's cricketers won hearts, minds (and everything else) in 2013

A historic treble in 2013 showed just how far Irish cricket has come — and strengthened the country’s claims for Test recognition.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 20 December, 2013

Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014

The games will provide a warm up for the 2014 T20 World Cup.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Trent Johnston lands role as Ireland Women's cricket coach

The Australian-born cricketer was out of the international game for all of 48 hours after hanging up his floppy hat on Friday.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 13 December, 2013

Magic Mooney leads Ireland to their fourth Intercontinental Cup

Ireland beat champions Afghanistan to regain the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai this morning.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Ireland win World Twenty20 qualifier final in impressive style

Paul Stirling top scored with 76 as his side set the fourth highest score in Twenty20 international cricket.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Building a Fortress: how Irish cricket got a new €500k home to match its ambition

Ireland lift the covers off their new international cricket ground in Malahide when England visit next week.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Kevin O'Brien: England giant-killing 'changed my destiny'

Ireland meet England on Tuesday with a complete sell-out expected in Fortress Malahide.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Dubliner Eoin Morgan to captain England against Ireland next week

Cricket Ireland officials say next week’s clash at “Fortress Malahide” is on course to be a complete sell-out.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 11 July, 2013

'It wasn't a big party. If we won the World Cup it would be a big party'

Ireland’s cricketers arrived home to Dublin Airport today after clinching qualification for the 2015 World Cup.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 6 July, 2013

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# cricket-ireland - Monday 10 June, 2013

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# cricket-ireland - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Amazing rearguard action saves Pakistan after Irish battle at Clontarf

Ed Joyce cracked a century for the underdog Irish against the former One Day world champions.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Ireland cricketer apologises for 'offensive' tweets on Thatcher death

Cricket Ireland said they would consider “appropriate disciplinary action” against John Mooney.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Former Ireland cricketer in intensive care following fast food fracas

Kiwi all-rounder Jesse Ryder is reported to have suffered a fractured skull after he was set upon in Christchurch, NZ.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Wilson ready for a brand new start

After a year overshadowed by the death of his mother and of a team-mate, Ireland’s Gary Wilson is ready to hit the ground running in 2013.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Paul Stirling flying through the air to save a 6 Tekkers This post contains videos

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Paul Stirling flying through the air to save a 6

It’s been a few good days for our Stirlo in Bangladesh.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 21 January, 2013

Ireland to host Pakistan in ODI series this summer

The internationals will take place on 23 and 26 May, Cricket Ireland announced this morning.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 3 January, 2013

VIDEO: Cricket Ireland relives 2012 with end-of-year montage Review This post contains videos

VIDEO: Cricket Ireland relives 2012 with end-of-year montage

The sport in this country is in “a very good place now”, according to coach Phil Simmons.