DUBLIN – In line with COVID-19 protocols, and as a health and safety precaution to protect players and coaches, Cricket Ireland has today temporarily suspended elite men’s training sessions after a player has registered a positive test for COVID-19.
DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland has today announced the launch of two brand new national mass participation programmes which will be available in summer 2021 across participating cricket clubs.
DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland has today released a revised fixture schedule for the men’s Inter-Provincial Series 2021.
DUBLIN – A new three-year Strategic Plan released today by Cricket Ireland aims to strengthen Irish cricket from grassroots to international levels – with a particular focus on supporting the club game, increasing opportunities for women and girls, and introducing new mass participation programmes across Ireland.
DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland has today confirmed that Zimbabwe international wicketkeeper-batter Peter “PJ” Moor will play club cricket in Ireland this summer, and has agreed to join the Munster Reds inter-provincial squad for the 2021 season. Concurrently, Neil Rock has moved to replace the retired Gary Wilson as the Northern Knights’ wicketkeeper.
DUBLIN – The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that the women’s 50-over World Cup Qualifier that was set to be played this June will move to December 2021. As a consequence, the previously announced domestic Super Series schedule will be amended in order to play more 50-over cricket at the backend of the home season.
DUBLIN – Glenn Querl has been appointed as the Women’s Performance and Pathway Coach for Cricket Ireland – supporting Head Coach Ed Joyce in coaching of the senior national squad, taking a lead coaching role with the Shapoorji Pallonji Cricket Ireland Academy women’s squad, overseeing the girls talent pathway and continuing as Head Coach of the Scorchers.
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Cricket Ireland and the Provincial Unions have welcomed this week’s statement by the Irish Government, and recent statements by the Northern Ireland Executive, on the expected gradual return to action in 2021.
BELFAST - Northern Knights have announced Ireland international Harry Tector will captain the team during the 2021 season.
DUBLIN – In a boost of confidence for the Ireland Women’s cricket team, Hanley Energy has signed a two-year extension of its sponsor partnership with Cricket Ireland.
DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland has today announced that William Porterfield and Gary Wilson have respectively been appointed in coaching consultancy roles within the national set-up. Additionally, Porterfield has been appointed as Assistant Coach for the North West Warriors, which he will combine with his playing role.
DUBLIN – The fixture dates have been confirmed for the men’s Inter-Provincial Series 2021, while a few venues are still to be confirmed.
DUBLIN – Stephen Doheny, Neil Rock and Ben White have been awarded retainer contracts for 2021, after impressing Selectors on the recent Ireland Wolves tour of Bangladesh
DUBLIN – The Board of Cricket Ireland praised Sport Ireland for its support for the Irish sporting sector during a challenging year, after it recently approved the allocation of €197,500 in grants to 31 cricket clubs and Provincial Unions across Ireland.