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Ireland Cricket News

Jan 16

Balbirnie Blast Takes Ireland To Comfortable Win Over Scotland

Andrew Balbirnie’s rapid half century propelled Ireland to a convincing six-wicket win over rivals Scotland with more than 15 overs to spare in their first ODI in Dubai.

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Jan 16

Ireland Secure Comfortable Victory Over Scotland in Dubai

A fantastic effort from the Irish bowlers restricted Scotland to 219 before half-centuries from Andy Balbirnie and Niall O’Brien guided Ireland to a 6 wicket victory in the Tri-Nation Series in Dubai

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Jan 15

Porterfield Confident Despite Tough World Cup Qualifier Draw

Ireland have been handed a tough draw for the World Cup Qualifiers which get under way in Zimbabwe this March.

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Jan 14

Ireland Under 19s Fall To Sri Lanka At World Cup

Despite 75 from Jamie Grassi when posting a target, Ireland’s Under 19s fell to a 7 wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the World Cup opener in Whangarei, New Zealand.

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Jan 13

Two Centurions Fire Ireland To Victory Over UAE

Ireland make it two wins from two against UAE after centuries from Ed Joyce and Andrew Balbirnie lead to a 67 run victory

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Jan 12

Ireland Confirm Somerset Match

Ireland have confirmed a four-day match against Somerset from April 6-9 in Taunton.

The game will serve as vital preparation for their maiden men’s Test against Pakistan in Malahide the following month.

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Jan 11

Ed Joyce Century Guides Ireland to Victory Over UAE in Dubai

In the first match of the Tri-Nations series in Dubai, Ireland defeated UAE by 4 wickets thanks largely to 116 not out from Ed Joyce

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Jan 09

Cricket Ireland Announces Players for Cubs Winter Training Programme

Cricket Ireland have named a squad of 23 players for the Cubs Winter Training Programme. Eleven players from the Leinster Cricket Union, alongside 6 each from the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union, make up the selection under new …

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Jan 08

Ireland Mourns the Passing of David Holmes

Tributes have poured in across the Irish cricketing spectrum following the sudden death of popular cricket correspondent Davy Holmes at the age of 54.

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Dec 29

Joyce and McBrine Return to Ireland Squad

Ed Joyce returns to the Ireland squad for a tri-series against Scotland and hosts UAE in Dubai next month.

The Dubliner missed the recent ICC InterContinental Cup and ODI series wins over Scotland and Afghanistan with

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Dec 15

Cricket Ireland Name Shapoorji Pallonji Men’s Senior and Emerging Academy Squads

The Cricket Ireland Shapoorji Pallonji Academy Men’s Senior and Emerging Squads have been announced with 36 players in total being part of the Acadamies for 2018.

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Dec 14

Graham Ford on His Role as Ireland’s New Head Coach

This week, Graham Ford officially took over at the helm of the Senior Men’s Team. We took some time with Graham to find out more about attracted him to the role.

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Dec 13

Andrew White Appointed National Chair of Men’s Selectors

Andrew White has been appointed the Chair of National Men’s Selectors as Irish cricket embarks on what is destined to be an historic 2018.

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Dec 11

Thanks John!

John Bracewell signed off as Ireland Men’s Head Coach with a series win over Afghanistan on Sunday.

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Dec 11

Stirling Powers Ireland to Series Win Over Afghanistan

Paul Stirling’s brilliant century inspired Ireland to a five-wicket win over Afghanistan in the series decider in Sharjah.
The 27 year-old dominated a largely nerveless run chase of 177 as the Boys In Green wrapped up the victory with 12 overs to spare.

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Dec 08

Ireland U19 World Cup Squad Announced

Cricket Ireland have named their 15-man squad for next month’s ICC Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand, keeping faith with the players that secured qualification.

Clontarf’s Andrew Vincent is the only addition to the 14 that clinched the qualification …

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