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Porterfield extends Gloucestershire contract ( )
Former Ireland captain William Porterfield has signed a two-year extension with Gloucestershire as their assistant coach.
Cricket book raises £3,500 for local children's charity ( )
£3,500 has been raised for local children's charity, The NI Children to Lapland and Days to Remember Trust, thanks to the sales of a new cricketing book by historian of the sport, Clarence Hiles.
Little joins select band ( )
Josh Little joined a select band of Irishmen who have won titles overseas this century.
Six Irish players USA bound ( )
No fewer than six Ireland players will be involved in the US Open cricket tournament that gets under way next week.
Seven sixes in an over ( )
Rutaraj Gaikwad became the first player to hit seven sixes in an over during a List-A match in India last week.
Mixed start for Irish players at Abu Dhabi T10 league ( )
There was a mixed start for Ireland players Paul Stirling and Josh Little in the Abu Dhabi T10 League.
Tector and Macbeth impress for Randwick Petersham ( )
Tim Tector and Scott Macbeth have both impressed in the early stages of their time with Randwick Petersham.
Recent law changes ( )
MCC`s latest edition of the Laws went live on 1st. October this year, so a busy winter lies ahead for umpires, players and administrators to update their knowledge and application of the changes.
Ton up for Getkate ( )
Shane Getkate has made an immediate impression in Zimbabwe, scoring a century on his second appearance for Matabeleland Tuskers.
Tector and Macbeth set for Randy Petes stint ( )
Tim Tector and Scott Macbeth are set to become the latest young Irish cricketing stars to join Randwick Petersham for a stint Down Under.
Porterfield, Mooney and O'Brien sign for Legends League ( )
There is no shortage of Irish interest in the India Legends T20 league that gets under way on Friday.
Ireland name squad for Foresters clash ( )
Ireland have named a squad of 12 for their three-day match next week against the Free Foresters at Arundel.
Five-star Little helps Manchester Originals reach finals ( )
Irish international Josh Little took five wickets as the Manchester Originals beat the Oval Invincibles to reach The Hundred finals.
Hundred star still relishes the 50-over game. ( )
As Paul Stirling prepares to take the field again this evening in his second match for the Southern Braves in The Hundred, the Ireland vice-captain has revealed that his favourite format is the 50-over game.
Ireland Academy beaten by England U19s ( )
Ireland Academy lost their three-day game at Lougborough to England Under 19s, but it was a thrilling battle that went to the final hour.
Little joins Manchester Originals ( )
Josh Little will be joining the Manchester Originals in The Hundred. The 22 year-old will be available for their three remaining group matches and the finals, if they qualify.
Last of the golden generation bows out ( )
On the eve of Ireland’s final game of the summer, Kevin O’Brien has announced his retirement from international cricket – after 15 years and 389 games.
O'Brien bows out ( )
KEVIN O’BRIEN announced his retirement from international cricket, not with the fanfare his magnificent 15-year career warranted but with a quietly-released message on social media, thanking his family and fans.
End of an era as O'Brien retires ( )
Irish sport’s most capped international team sportsperson, Kevin O’Brien, has announced his retirement from international cricket.
Kevin O'Brien confirms international retirement ( )
Kevin O'Brien has confirmed his retirement from international cricket.
Ireland Academy to play England U19s ( )
Ireland has announced a 12-player squad for Ireland Academy’s three-day match against England Under-19s to be played in Loughborough from 16-18 August.
Ulster Schools' tour squad selected ( )
The following have been selected to represent the Ulster Schools on the tour to the Glasgow area from 8th to 11th August.
Sydney base for Ireland training camp ( )
Ireland Men will follow the same warm-up preparation for the T20 World Cup as they did before the 2015 World Cup in Australia.
Ireland to play Randy Petes ( )
Ireland will base themselves at the Coogee Oval ahead of the T20 World Cup for a week-long training camp, where they will also play three matches.
Magnificent seven for Saddique ( )
There was a record-breaking bowling display by Muhammad Saddique in Cork County’s nine-wicket win over UCC at the weekend.
Rain has final say of Schools clash ( )
The weather ruined the annual clash between Ulster and Leinster Schools at Osborne Park with less than 50 overs possible over the course of the scheduled two days.
Leprechauns Amsterdam bound for Flamingo's Centenary Festival ( )
The Leprechauns are back on the road with a return to Amsterdam for the Flamingo's Centenary Festival at the beautiful VRA Ground.
Friends of Johnny Walsh raise funds for charity ( )
A Golf Day in memory of Johnny Walsh continues to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy UK charity.
Hoey hundred highlight of University trip ( )
The Irish Universities trip to Cambridge saw them beaten in all three games, but it wasn't all doom and gloom for the students.
Balbirnie leads tributes to Porterfield ( )
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie led the tributes yesterday to his predecessor after William Porterfield announced he was retiring from international and representative cricket.
End of the road for Porterfield ( )
One of the great Ireland careers officially ended yesterday with William Porterfield deciding that coaching was now his priority.
Porterfield confirms retirement ( )
Former Ireland captain William Porterfield has confirmed his retirement after a stellar career for club and country.
End of a golden era as Porterfield retires ( )
WILLIAM PORTERFIELD took the time to mention and thank his junior coach Brîan O’Rourke as the record-breaking former Ireland skipper officially announced his retirement from representative cricket.
William Porterfield to retire ( )
William Porterfield is retiring from international and interprovincial cricket.
Irish Universities select squad for Cambridge tournament ( )
Trinity College players dominate, with seven of the thirteen from the University, including skipper Sanil Gupta.
Thumbs up as Young returns ( )
On his return home he had the thumb scanned within a week and the diagnosis was as he feared, he had sustained what is known as a Stener lesion, more common in skiers who fall on their poles.
Peter Chase retires from international cricket ( )
Peter Chase has retired from international cricket after eight years and 43 caps.
Leprechauns 2022 ( )
A busy summer in store for the Leprechauns, and a plea for fixtures for a touring side in July.
Trinity win Irish University Championships ( )
Trinity picked up their first outright title in the Irish Universities Championship for 12 years at College Park on Friday.
Hume, Olphert and Hand given contracts ( )
Ireland have given nine-month contracts to Graham Hume, Conor Olphert and Fionn Hand.
Stirling sizzles on Birmingham Bears debut ( )
Paul Stirling had a memorable debut for Birmingham Bears, hitting 10 sixes and 9 fours in his 119 from just 51 balls.
Hauritz joins Cricket Ireland ( )
Nathan Hauritz has been named as Cricket Ireland’s new Spin Bowling Coach.
Woodvale tribute unveiled ( )
Two Woodvale stalwarts, David Scott and Stephen Warke honoured their late fathers and siblings with the unveiling of ‘Woodvale Cricket Club from Black Mountain’.
Balbirnie hits 194 for MCC ( )
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie was in sparkling form this week as he made 194 for MCC in their match against De Flamingos at Lords.
MacNeice replaces McCollum as Chairman ( )
Brian MacNeice has been confirmed as Chairman of Cricket Ireland replacing Ross McCollum.
David Griffin assumes Cricket Ireland Presidency ( )
David Griffin has been confirmed as the new President of Cricket Ireland replacing Philip Black who has been President since 2020.
Three Irish players named in Fairbreak Invitational T20 ( )
Kim Garth, Celeste Raack and Gaby Lewis are the three Irish players that will compete in the inaugural tournament in Dubai.
Ireland Women Spanish training camp ( )
Ireland Women’s head coach Ed Joyce will be taking the senior performance squad to Spain for a warm weather training camp from 21-27 April 2022.
Ireland Board accepts need for major improvement ( )
The Board of Cricket Ireland admits it “needs to do better” in a number of critical areas to support Irish cricket’s Full Member status.
Ireland off to Spain ( )
Ireland will spend four days next week in Spain at a batting camp. 12 players and three support staff will head to Desert Springs.
Stirling signs for Warwickshire ( )
Paul Stirling has signed for Warwickshire in the T20 Blast - his third different county in the last three seasons.
Shane Warne and Rodney Marsh remembered ( )
The sadness at the deaths of Shane Warne and Rodney Marsh has been felt throughout the cricketing world and for local fans evoked memories of their visits to Belfast: Warne in 2001; Marsh 12 years later.
Commonwealth Games Dream a step closer? ( )
A boost for Women's Cricket in Northern Ireland has perhaps brought the dream of competing in the Commonwealth Games a step closer.
Cricket in Ireland: 1792 to 1850 ( )
Prior to 1850 there is evidence to show that cricket had spread to at least half of the counties of Ireland, though in reality the figure is likely to be much higher.
Black to umpire India versus England final ( )
Roly Black has been confirmed as one of the two on-field umpires at the Under-19s World Cup Final on Saturday in the West Indies.
- Sydney Cricket Ground XI v Ireland (5 October)
- Randwick Petersham v Ireland (4 October)
- Waringstown II v Bready II (Ulster Plate Final) (28 August)