Niamh.OShea@cricketireland.ie

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Feb 21

Academy players starring Down Under

Two current Shapoorji Pallonji Cricket Ireland Academy members – Jack Tector and James McCollum – are demonstrating their talents on the field in Australia – one of the most competitive club-level environments in the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/academy-players-starring-down-under

Feb 20

Rain washes out Ireland warm-up clash with Scotland

Rain intervened to end play early today, as Ireland XI took on Scotland XI in a 50-over warm-up match in Pretoria, ahead of next month’s ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/rain-washes-out-ireland-warm-up-clash-with-scotland

Feb 19

Ireland XI to take on Sussex in T20 to honour career of Ed Joyce

Cricket Ireland and Sussex Cricket have today confirmed that they will honour the long-service and career achievements of one of their most successful players, Dublin-born Ed Joyce, by playing a T20 match between Sussex Sharks and an Ireland XI at Arun…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/ireland-xi-to-take-on-sussex-in-t20-to-honour-career-of-ed-joyce

Feb 16

Ireland’s World Cup Qualifier Tournament preparations off to flying start

Under grey clouds, and interrupted frequently by showers, Ireland began its preparations for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament in fine style, defeating a combined Easterns/Northerns XI by 91 runs at Groenkloof Oval, Pretoria today.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/irelands-world-cup-qualifier-tournament-preparations-off-to-flying-start

Feb 15

Vacancy: Coach Development Manager

The Cricket Ireland Coach Development Manager will be responsible for setting and delivering a strategy to ensure that there is a sufficient number of qualified and active coaches within Ireland, appropriate to the needs of the game being played at dif…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/vacancy-coach-development-manager

Feb 14

Leading trio Australian-bound as squad looks ahead to important summer for Women’s cricket

With the cancellation of the final T20 this morning, the Ireland Women’s team has completed its rain-affected tour of Zimbabwe buoyed by the experience and emergence of several young players despite frustrations over the weather, said Aaron Hamilton, S…

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Feb 10

Clarification over ICC funding support

Cricket Ireland has welcomed the ICC’s restated commitment of funding support to Cricket Ireland, and have also sought to clarify some confusion around the quantum of funding following some recent media reports.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/clarification-over-icc-funding-support

Feb 10

Cricket Ireland is seeking a new Independent Director

Cricket Ireland is seeking a new Independent Director (Representative Cricket). The role of Independent Director is to make a major strategic contribution to the deliberations of the Board and the High Performance Committee, especially in relation to i…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/cricket-ireland-is-seeking-a-new-independent-director

Feb 08

Zimbabwe edge Ireland in opening T20

Ireland Women’s bowling attack fell just short of pulling off a remarkable comeback victory, with Zimbabwe Women winning the first T20 of the five-match series with just four balls to spare.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/zimbabwe-edge-ireland-in-opening-t20

Feb 08

Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Fixtures released for 2018

Cricket Ireland today officially released the fixture list for the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Series 2018, with the addition of an eye-catching new three-day T20 Festival added to the programme.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/hanley-energy-inter-provincial-fixtures-released-for-2018

Feb 07

An ICC interview: Ireland looks ahead to the World Cup Qualifiers

With a few weeks to go to the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, Ireland are gearing up and focused on qualification to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Captain William Porterfield and teammate Kevin O’Brien spoke to the ICC about our prospects.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/an-icc-interview-ireland-looks-ahead-to-the-world-cup-qualifiers

Feb 06

New junior cricket pathways programme to provide greater competition and opportunity

Plans are being finalised to restructure junior cricket in Ireland, creating a new pathways programme following a best-practice review of under-age structures in some of the leading cricket nations.

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Feb 03

Dominant team performance sees Ireland level the series in Zimbabwe

A dominant, unbeaten innings by the returning Isobel Joyce, a high-class all-round performance by Rachel Delaney, and a first international wicket for Cara Murray were a few of the highlights from a victory by the Ireland Women’s team in Harare today, …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/dominant-team-performance-sees-ireland-level-the-series-in-zimbabwe

Feb 02

A World Cup Journey Of A Lifetime

“They handled everything that was thrown at them and came away with an understanding of cricket at the top level and areas of their own game they needed to develop” – Ryan Eagleson, Academy Performance Manager and Head Coach of the touring team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/a-world-cup-journey-of-a-lifetime

Feb 01

Ireland Fall to Zimbabwe in Rain-Affected Tour Opener

Late innings batting heroics by experienced Ireland all-rounder Shauna Kavanagh wasn’t enough to stave off defeat to Zimbabwe in the first of three 50-over matches being played in Harare, as part of the Ireland Women’s team 2018 Tour of Zimbabwe.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/ireland-fall-to-zimbabwe-in-rain-affected-tour-opener

Jan 27

Captain’s Century Leads to Victory Over Namibia

Harry Tector’s 101, aided by fifties from Grassi and Rock, posted a strong target for Namibia to chase. A real team effort in the field with five bowlers taking wickets and two run outs, meant a really positive end to a good tournament for the Boys in …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.cricketireland.ie/news/article/captains-century-leads-to-victory-over-namibia