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#Test Match Special

# test-match-special - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'We wouldn't have dreamed of this opportunity when we first started playing'
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# Test Match Special

'We wouldn't have dreamed of this opportunity when we first started playing'

Jul 21st 2019, 10:00 AM 13,480 Views 19 Comments

Gary Wilson looks ahead to Ireland’s historic Test match against England at Lord’s.

# test-match-special - Monday 8 July, 2019

Ireland name 14-man squad for historic first Test against England at Lord's
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# Test Match Special

Ireland name 14-man squad for historic first Test against England at Lord's

Jul 8th 2019, 2:42 PM 3,666 Views 1 Comment

William Porterfield will captain Ireland for the four-day game later this month.

# test-match-special - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before'
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'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before'

Nov 21st 2018, 4:51 PM 6,847 Views 0 Comments

Kevin O’Brien looks back on his historic Test century against Pakistan.

# test-match-special - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Ireland to play England in landmark Test match as part of new four-year fixture list
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Ireland to play England in landmark Test match as part of new four-year fixture list

Jun 20th 2018, 1:03 PM 3,736 Views 1 Comment

Inclusion on Future Tours Programme a significant moment for Irish cricket.

# test-match-special - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'It's not just thrown out the window': Ireland sticking with plan despite defeat
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

'It's not just thrown out the window': Ireland sticking with plan despite defeat

Jun 9th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,776 Views 20 Comments

The flanker said Ireland have reasons to believe they can level the series next weekend.

# test-match-special - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Pakistan launch rearguard action to halt Ireland's early joy at Malahide
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Pakistan launch rearguard action to halt Ireland's early joy at Malahide

Updated May 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 23,247 Views 9 Comments

The visitors held the upper hand before rain and bad light ended the second day at Malahide prematurely.

# test-match-special - Friday 27 April, 2018

Cricket Ireland secure lucrative TV rights deal with Sky Sports and RTÉ for first Test
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Cricket Ireland secure lucrative TV rights deal with Sky Sports and RTÉ for first Test

Apr 27th 2018, 4:29 PM 6,205 Views 10 Comments

The governing body is set to generate close to €2 million in broadcasting fees this summer.

# test-match-special - Saturday 10 February, 2018

First international try 'something special', but Aki refuses to ease off the pedal
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# Test Match Special

First international try 'something special', but Aki refuses to ease off the pedal

Feb 10th 2018, 9:29 PM 12,147 Views 24 Comments

The Connacht man opened his try-scoring account with a powerful barge over the line in the first half of Ireland’s win over Italy.

# test-match-special - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers
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# Poison

Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers

Aug 18th 2012, 10:55 AM 1,674 Views 1 Comment

The American rock legend proves that his comedy stint was not reserved solely for Waynes World.

# test-match-special - Monday 15 August, 2011

Sideline Cut: In defence of the noble GAA pundit
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# Between The Lines

Sideline Cut: In defence of the noble GAA pundit

Aug 15th 2011, 12:10 PM 751 Views 2 Comments

GAA analysts entertain and inform, writes Newstalk’s Ciaran Murphy, so why do they get such a bad rap?