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#The Slog Sweep

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Test status within 'grasping distance', says Cricket Ireland president

Joe Doherty gave his thoughts on the future of cricket in Ireland and his hopes for the World Cup.

# the-slog-sweep - Friday 29 August, 2014

Cricketer Ed Joyce reflects on the reasons for his switch from England to Ireland

The 35-year-old star said he “always would have preferred” to represent his birth country.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.”

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - Thursday 3 July, 2014

'An absolute bonus': how 3 Irish lads ended up at Australia's Ashes party

Aussie bowling coach Craig McDermott speaks to this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep podcast.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - 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!).

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.

# the-slog-sweep - 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.