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Harry Dyer scored an unbeaten 50 for Ireland U19s in South Africa
Harry Dyer scored an unbeaten 50 for Ireland U19s in South Africa ©CSNI
Ireland Lose Opener. ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling praised his Ireland attack for battling back after a horror start to the first of three T20 internationals in Chattogram yesterday, but Bangladesh still ran out comfortable winners by 22 runs (DLS) in a rain-effected clash.
Ireland flattered by 22 run margin in T20 defeat. ZZZZ8:11 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling admitted that the rain interruption and reduced overs target helped Ireland get closer than they would have if the first T20 international against Bangladesh in Chattogram had gone the full distance.
Titans level series despite Dyer half century ZZZZ10:40 amZZZZ
Harry Dyer scored an excellent half century but it was in vain as Ricus Kramm took eight wickets to set up a six wicket win for the Northern Titans Academy.
Barry Chambers: 27 March ZZZZ9:53 amZZZZ
Caring too much and is there a case for more rather than less in terms of matches and workload.
Jersey beaten in ODI bow ZZZZ8:26 amZZZZ
A loss to Canada in the channel islanders first ODI, whilst UAE beat Papua New Guinea.
Ireland try change of captain for T20 clashes with Bangladesh ZZZZ1:21 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling will captain Ireland in this week’s T20 series against Bangladesh, which gets under way in Chattogram on Monday morning, after it was announced that Andrew Balbirnie is to be ‘rested’.
Stirling in charge for T20s ZZZZ1:19 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling will captain Ireland in the first of three T20 internationals against Bangladesh in Chattogram today as skipper Andy Balbirnie recharges his batteries ahead of a busy schedule of Test matches and World Cup qualifiers.
Mayes ready to answer Ireland's call ZZZZ1:15 amZZZZ
Ireland could introduce their second NCU debutant in this week’s T20 internationals against Bangladesh in Chattogram and Tom Mayes is ready if called upon.
Le Roux stars as Ireland get South African tour off to winning start ZZZZ10:02 amZZZZ
Ireland’s Under 19s started their tour of South Africa on a winning note with a 113-run win over the Northern Titans Academy at Tuks Oval.
Qualifier play-off underway in Namibia ZZZZ9:46 amZZZZ
Hosts lose to USA on opening day.
Stirling to captain Ireland in T20I series ZZZZ7:54 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling will take the captain's armband from Andrew Balbirnie for the upcoming T20I series against Bangladesh this week.
Andrew Nixon: 26 March ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
Looking at what cricket world cups should (but won't) learn from their baseball counterpart; Major League Cricket and the EuroSlam.
Josh Wilson joins Brigade ZZZZ9:17 amZZZZ
Ballyspallen opening bowler Josh Wilson is leaving the club to move to Brigade.
Deryck Vincent: 25 March ZZZZ7:56 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Deryck Vincent recalls some of his favourite grounds to watch and play cricket.
CIYMS finish third in European Cup ZZZZ7:14 amZZZZ
It all went wrong for CIYMS on Finals day at the European T10 Championships in La Manga yesterday as they lost both games to crash out before the climax.
Ireland Humbled ZZZZ12:54 amZZZZ
Ireland can start checking out the visa requirements to visit Zimbabwe in June because after a humbling 10-wicket defeat by Bangladesh in Sylhet last night there appears to be no chance of Andy Balbirnie’s side avoiding the World Cup qualifiers
Balbirnie admits batting group failures ZZZZ10:46 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie admitted the batting group has not been good enough as Ireland crashed to their first ever 10 wickets defeat in a one-day international, against Bangladesh in Sylhet.
Kia McCartney awarded Ireland contract ZZZZ10:07 amZZZZ
17 year-old Coleraine all-rounder has been awarded an Ireland contract, replacing Merrion's Rachael Delaney.
Eglinton confirm signing of Liam Doherty ZZZZ9:57 amZZZZ
Eglinton have beaten off the challenge of a host of NW sides to capture the signing of Ireland Under 19 international Liam Doherty.
End of the road for CIYMS as Dreux crowned Champions ZZZZ6:11 amZZZZ
CIYMS had two chances to claim a place in the Final but lost, first to Dreux and then to Hornchurch, having beaten both earlier in the week.
Kyle Coetzer retires ZZZZ10:30 amZZZZ
One of Scotland’s greatest players, Kyle Coetzer, has today announced his retirement from playing cricket with immediate effect.
CI will get two bites of the cherry ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
CIYMS will get two bites of the cherry to win a place in the Euro T10 Final, as they emerge unbeaten at the end of the Round-Robin matches.
Just what the doctor ordered ZZZZ2:30 amZZZZ
Which Irish-born player made the highest T20 international score in 2022? It’s not Paul Stirling, Harry Tector or Andy Balbirnie. Nor Gaby Lewis or Orla Prendergast.
No excuses for Ireland ZZZZ2:21 amZZZZ
Curtis Campher admits that Ireland will have no excuses for not performing on the remainder of their tour in Bangladesh which continues today with the third and final one-day international in Sylhet.
Odds against Ireland ZZZZ2:18 amZZZZ
IF Andy Balbirnie can lead his side to victory in the third one-day international in Sylhet today he will not only claim a share of the series at 1-1 but also become the first Ireland captain to taste success in Bangladesh.
CIYMS keep to their winning ways ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
With two wins today CIYMS maintained their 100% record and their position at the top of the Championship Week table.
Unbeaten CIYMS top the Table ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
Unbeaten CIYMS top the Table at the end of Day 2 of the European Cricket League T10 in Malaga.
CIYMS off to a winning start in T10 Championship Week ZZZZ11:40 amZZZZ
It was a case of just what the Doc ordered as CIYMS won their opening game of the ECL T10 Champions Week against French champions Dreux.
CIYMS begin Champions League quest ZZZZ2:36 amZZZZ
CIYMS have made it to Finals week at the European T10 Championships.
Millar time for Robbie in Australia ZZZZ5:05 pmZZZZ
Robbie Millar's superb season in Australia continued as he helped his team to a cup final win over the weekend.
Ireland and O'Neills kit deal ends ZZZZ3:45 pmZZZZ
Ireland and O'Neills have ended their kit supply deal.
CIYMS demolish Ariana to win group ZZZZ1:05 pmZZZZ
CIYMS clinched a place in the Championship next week after their super Saturday continued with the demolition of Swedish side Ariana KIF in the group final.
CIYMS power into T10 Final ZZZZ6:41 amZZZZ
Jason van Der Merwe hit form on Finals Day powering CIYMS to wins over Oerias and Istanbul to carry his side to the Group Final.
Former West Indian quick to coach Scotland bowlers ZZZZ12:14 amZZZZ
Scotland’s cricketers will receive West Indian experience during their historic Antigua training camp, with the presence of former international fast bowler Winston Benjamin as a coach.
Another topsy turvy day for CIYMS ZZZZ4:15 pmZZZZ
Yet again CIYMS had fluctuating fortunes on the second day of the European Cricket League group stages in Spain.
Savage cuts to youth interpros ZZZZ4:03 amZZZZ
In a further blow to the domestic schedule, there are huge cuts planned for the 2023 youth interprovincial series.
Nepal complete remarkable comeback to secure qualifier spot ZZZZ10:44 amZZZZ
The fourth fastest ODI century from UAE's Asif Khan isn't enough as Nepal win in front of a raucous home crowd.
Euroslam bites the dust..again ZZZZ7:22 amZZZZ
In news that won't come as a shock to anyone, the ill-fated Euroslam has once again fallen by the wayside.
Ehtesham Ahmed returns to YMCA ZZZZ5:00 amZZZZ
All-rounder Ehtesham Ahmed is returning to play in Dublin with YMCA.
Andrew Poynter appointed Clontarf Head Coach ZZZZ3:16 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Andrew Poynter has been appointed Head Coach of Clontarf.
Nepal one win away from capping remarkable comeback ZZZZ2:54 amZZZZ
A rapid nine wicket win over Papua New Guinea as Nepal close in on the World Cup Qualifier.
Hong Kong go unbeaten to win quadrangular series ZZZZ3:41 amZZZZ
A 39 run win over Malaysia as international cricket returns to Hong Kong for the first time since 2018.
Nepal crush UAE, retain ODI status ZZZZ3:21 amZZZZ
A 177 run win keeps Nepal's qualifier dreams alive.
Cameron Rowe set for Balbriggan ZZZZ2:27 amZZZZ
Young South African student Cameron Rowe is hoping to make a big impression in Leinster this summer.
Ireland U19s heading to South Africa ZZZZ10:02 amZZZZ
Ireland U19s are heading to South Africa for an eight-day tour where they will play four matches against the Titans Academy in Pretoria.
Scotland heading to Antigua ZZZZ12:43 amZZZZ
Eight Scottish internationals will face off against each other in this year’s Cool and Smooth T20 in Antigua
Prendergast wins top award ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast has been named the Irish Times Sportswoman of the Month for February.
Death of Ivor Dougherty ZZZZ11:26 amZZZZ
There was sad news on Thursday with the death of legendary Donemana wicket-keeper Ivor Dougherty.
Cavan CC searching for new ground ZZZZ3:40 pmZZZZ
Cavan Cricket Club are searching for a new ground ahead of the new season.
One down, three to go for Nepal ZZZZ3:23 amZZZZ
Nepal keep top three hopes alive with a win over Papua New Guinea.
Murray earns full-time deal ZZZZ8:05 amZZZZ
Cara Murray will move onto a Full Time Ireland contract after she completes her studies in July, joining eight other Women’s internationals, led by captain Laura Delany.
Bangladesh earn consolation win over England ZZZZ8:04 amZZZZ
Bangladesh won the third and final one-day international against England in Chattogram yesterday by 50 runs, although the tourists won the series 2-1.
Women's contracts for 2023 announced. ZZZZ10:40 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has announced a raft of Women's contracts for 2023, a mix of Full-time, Part-time and Match deals for 23 players.
Stirling back with Bears ZZZZ8:10 amZZZZ
Paul Stirling will return to Birmingham Bears for up to four T20 Vitality Blast fixtures next season on a short-term deal.
Laura Delany heading to Pakistan ZZZZ5:04 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany is heading to Pakistan to play in three exhibition matches.
Graeme McCarter joins St Johnston ZZZZ4:01 amZZZZ
St Johnston have announced the signing of Graeme McCarter from Brigade.
Leinster players dominate Ireland awards ZZZZ3:29 amZZZZ
It was a great night for Leinster as they dominated the Ireland awards, including the top four prizes on offer.
Munster double at Ireland Awards ZZZZ2:42 amZZZZ
Munster picked up two Cricket Ireland awards with Cork Harlequins winning the Club of the Year and Limerick's Declan Nearly winning Club Official of the Year.
Ireland awards for Eglinton and Simon Galloway ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
The Eglinton ground staff and Simon Galloway of Sion Mills were the award recipients from the North West region at the Cricket Ireland awards.
Botha, Owens and Lambert inducted into Hall of Fame ZZZZ1:37 amZZZZ
The Cricket Writers of Ireland have inducted Andre Botha, Stella Owens and Bob Lambert into their Hall of Fame.
Lewis strong favourite for Super Series Award ZZZZ2:55 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis is the favourite after being shortlisted for the Super Series Player of the Year Award.
Statistician Tony Webb died recently ZZZZ2:49 pmZZZZ
Tony Webb was an early researcher of Ireland's cricket history.
All-rounders dominate interpro shortlist ZZZZ2:01 pmZZZZ
Andy McBrine, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany and Graham Hume are the quartet named in the running for the Interpro Player of the Year.
Paul Reynolds wins Outstanding Contribution to Irish Cricket Award ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
Player, administrator, international umpire, statistician, volunteer ‘helpdesk’ for clubs – so reads the submission that accompanied the nomination form for Paul Reynolds.
Lewis and Kelly frontrunners for International Women's Award ZZZZ9:40 pmZZZZ
Gaby Lewis and Arlene Kelly are the two front-runners for the Ireland Women's International Player of the Year Award ahead of the presentation night on Friday.
Death of Reggie McCarron ZZZZ9:10 amZZZZ
There was sadness among the North West cricket fraternity with the news of the death of Reggie McCarron.
Prendergast named in Team of the Tournament ZZZZ8:44 amZZZZ
Ireland all-rounder Orla Prendergast has been included in the MVP squad for the T20 World Cup which has just finished in South Africa.
NW Umpires radical proposal to increase numbers ZZZZ9:03 amZZZZ
It's been an ongoing battle for the North West umpiring fraternity to try and increase dwindling numbers in recent years. This has led them to propose a bonus points scheme to try and entice clubs into supplying more candidates.
Ireland Women T20 World Cup stats ZZZZ7:47 amZZZZ
A statistical look at Ireland Women's T20 World Cup campaign.
Delany set for Club Player of the Year award ZZZZ7:11 amZZZZ
It's Awards week and the one certainty is that Clontarf all-rounder David Delany will pick up the Club Player of the Year accolade.
Three bowlers and a title ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
The story of how Malahide triumphed in the 1964 Leinster Senior title race.
Barry Chambers: 21 February ZZZZ5:59 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's fielding at the T20 World Cup, the lack of Wolves fixtures, and Eoin Morgan's retirement.
Rain ends Ireland campaign on a wet note ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
Rain ended Ireland’s final match at the Women’s T20 World Cup prematurely but the loss of two wickets in the first over settled their fate.
The bumpy road to an Irish Cricket Union ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
2023 marks the centenary of the Irish Cricket Union - or does it? Tracing the formation of the Irish Cricket Union.
Graeme Guthrie died recently ZZZZ2:39 pmZZZZ
Edward Liddle looks back on the cricketing life of popular Leinster cricketer Graeme Guthrie.
Strabane sign Usman Azhar ZZZZ3:17 pmZZZZ
Strabane have signed North County opening bowler Usman Azhar.
Amish Sidhu joins Phoenix ZZZZ3:05 pmZZZZ
Merrion left-arm spinner Amish Sidhu is leaving Anglesea Road and will be returning to Phoenix for the forthcoming campaign.
NW Premiership fixtures confirmed ZZZZ5:57 amZZZZ
The fixtures for the 2023 North West Premiership season have been released with 15 teams set to battle it out.
Birrell at the double ZZZZ2:26 amZZZZ
Adi Birrell won the battle of the former Ireland coaches as his Sunrisers Eastern Cape side beat Graham Ford's Pretoria Capitals in the SAT20 final.
Irish Senior Cup - 39 seasons ZZZZ5:46 amZZZZ
Who has the best record and who will win in 2023?
National Cup first round draw ZZZZ6:32 amZZZZ
The draw has been made for the tenth edition of the Irish National Cup, with plenty of exciting ties to look forward to.
Irish Senior Cup draw made ZZZZ6:02 amZZZZ
The draw has been made for the first round of the Irish Senior Cup and as always has produced some mouth watering clashes.
Andrew Nixon: 22 January ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
Looking at the ICC's Olympic proposal, the opening stages of the Women's Under-19 World Cup, and how Thailand's women have again been treated unfairly.
Jeremy Bray appointed Munster Reds Coach ZZZZ4:20 amZZZZ
Jeremy Bray has been named Munster Reds Head Coach, taking over at the helm from Ted Williamson.
Death of Peter Thomas ZZZZ10:18 amZZZZ
THE death has taken place of former Munster and Waterford all-rounder Peter Thomas, aged 78. The ex-professional footballer died after a long illness.
Barry Chambers: 9 January ZZZZ6:00 amZZZZ
Josh Little strikes the jackpot, Ross Adair gets his opportunity, girl power at Board Level, while it's a big month for Ireland U19 women in South Africa.
Deryck Vincent: 3 January ZZZZ6:44 amZZZZ
As Ireland prepare for a visit to Zimbabwe this month, Deryck Vincent takes a look back at their historic tour of 1986.
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