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#William Porterfield

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Stirling century can't prevent Ireland's six-wicket defeat to Bangladesh

Captain William Porterfield also chipped in with 94 runs in Dublin this afternoon.

# william-porterfield - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'The ball was pretty much dead': Ireland unimpressed by contentious stumping

William Porterfield said he was ‘proud’ of his team’s efforts as they very nearly pulled off a memorable win over England.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan

Ireland will be playing to avoid a whitewash in Belfast on Friday.

# william-porterfield - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'This match has gone a long way to inspiring the next generation'

Ireland captain William Porterfield hopes young cricket fans will dream of playing for their country after this week’s inaugural Test match.

# william-porterfield - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'A fantastic day': Ireland get a taste of the promised land in Malahide

Ireland seized their moment yesterday, but a spirited late-order revival from Pakistan leaves the visitors in the driving seat.

# william-porterfield - Monday 7 May, 2018

'Can we win? There's absolutely no reason why we can't take them down and make history'

William Porterfield will make history on Friday when he becomes Ireland’s first Test captain.

# william-porterfield - Friday 4 May, 2018

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The history makers! Ireland name squad for historic first Test match

Graham Ford springs a couple of surprises in his 14-man panel for Pakistan.

# william-porterfield - Friday 23 March, 2018

'The ICC can cash in with a big cheque, and a lot of teams are leaving here with nothing' Rich Get Richer This post contains videos

'The ICC can cash in with a big cheque, and a lot of teams are leaving here with nothing'

Ireland won’t be at next summer’s World Cup, and William Porterfield has once again vented his frustration at the way the sport is being governed.

# william-porterfield - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ireland handed heavy defeat by New Zealand in their final Tri-Series game

John Bracewell’s side were beaten by 190 runs at Malahide.

# william-porterfield - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'One bad game doesn't make us a bad team' - Ireland captain defiant after England thrashing

William Porterfield has had to defend Ireland’s claim for Test status.

# william-porterfield - 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.

# william-porterfield - 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.

# william-porterfield - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record

Earlier today, Ireland made a solid start to the first day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong in Belfast.

# william-porterfield - 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.

# william-porterfield - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

# william-porterfield - Monday 1 June, 2015

'We know deep down this is it' - Ireland's journey to the pinnacle begins this week

UAE are the visitors to Dublin and the stakes are high.

# william-porterfield - Friday 8 May, 2015

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.

# william-porterfield - 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.

# william-porterfield - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

# william-porterfield - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ireland's biggest challenge awaits but 'no fear' mentality needed against South Africa

Phil Simmons’ side continue their World Cup campaign tonight.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Despite edging the win, Porterfield admits Ireland got their plans wrong

Meanwhile, Kevin O’Brien has been fined 30% of his match fee for dissent.

# william-porterfield - Monday 16 February, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Stunning win for Ireland's cricketers, ROG's Late Late faux pas and all today’s sport

In addition, Ireland international Andy Keogh has been arrested while DJ Carey’s IT Carlow have been thrown out of the Fitzgibbon Cup.

Where does today's West Indies win rank in Ireland's greatest World Cup victories?

The Boys in Green cemented their reputation as giant-killers earlier.

'I don't see it as an upset' - Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies

The Irish skipper took aim at the game’s two-tier system.

# william-porterfield - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Ireland's World Cup squad takes shape as Ed Joyce returns for final warm-up series

Phil Simmons’ side will play Scotland and Afghanistan in the New Year as part of their preparation.

# william-porterfield - Friday 17 October, 2014

Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour

The opening batsman left the camp due to personal reasons.

# william-porterfield - 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.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

'I've never finished a game like this before' -- Ireland make a statement with UAE win

Opening batsman Paul Stirling is expected to be fit for Friday’s Group B decider against the Netherlands.

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.

# william-porterfield - Monday 17 March, 2014

'We could have won a lot easier than that,' admits relieved Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons

“It’s a great start, but there are three games in the group and we know how dangerous UAE can be,” he added.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

William Porterfield set a new Irish cricket record against the USA this morning

Ireland beat the USA to continue their winning start at the Twenty20 World Cup Qualifiers in Abu Dhabi.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Match-winner Morgan revels in century over home country

The England skipper inspired his side to a win in Malahide against his home country.

# william-porterfield - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Magnificent Morgan rubs salt into Irish wounds

Dubliner Eoin Morgan scored 124 not out as he captained England to victory in today’s RSA Challenge in Malahide.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

'We're absolutely overjoyed' - Ed Joyce reacts to World Cup qualification

Ireland secured their spot at the 2015 tournament after a draw against the Netherlands.

# william-porterfield - 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.

# william-porterfield - Monday 15 October, 2012

Irish cricket stars make almost £30k for Cancer Research UK

Irish internationals William Porterfield and Gary Wilson cycled all the way from Cork to Belfast last week.

# william-porterfield - Monday 24 September, 2012

World T20: Porterfield backs himself to lead Irish challenge

Ireland and the West Indies meet in a Super 8 eliminator match on Monday afternoon in Colombo.

# william-porterfield - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Report: Australia toy with Ireland in World Twenty20

“I can’t fault the lads because they tried their best,” skipper William Porterfield said afterwards.

Ireland have the depth to trouble Australia, says Porterfield

Phil Simmons’ side open their World Twenty20 campaign against Australia on Wednesday morning (11am).

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