Women's Cricket Newsroom
Lewis short-listed for ICC award ( ) ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
YMCA and Ireland batter Gaby Lewis has been short-listed for the ICC Player of the Month for November.
Hunter to lead Ireland at U19 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
Ireland have named a squad of 15 for the inaugural Under 19 Women's T20 World Cup which takes place next month in South Africa.
Kim Garth named in Australia squad ( ) ZZZZ1:31 amZZZZ
Former Pembroke and Ireland Women all-rounder Kim Garth has been named in the Australian squad for their tour of India next month.
Ireland Women: Stat attack ( ) ZZZZ7:45 amZZZZ
All the averages for Ireland Women in 2022.
Delany delight at first for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ9:24 amZZZZ
Laura Delany has described the Ireland women’s side as fearless and full of energy after their historic T20 series victory in Pakistan yesterday, the first Ireland team to visit the country.
Lewis stars as Ireland clinch series in Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ5:53 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis finished what she started in the first T20 on Saturday with a top quality 71 from 46 balls to fire Ireland to a 34-run victory over Pakistan and an historic 2-1 series win.
Pakistan set up series decider ( ) ZZZZ10:47 amZZZZ
It will be a last match decider on Wednesday for Ireland's Women after Pakistan levelled the three-game T20 series in Lahore with a six wickets victory.
Ireland throw away golden chance as Pakistan level series ( ) ZZZZ2:47 amZZZZ
Amy Hunter led the way for Ireland with 36 in a rain-affected T20 international in Lahore yesterday but it wasn’t enough to stop Pakistan winning by six wickets to level the series at 1-1 going into tomorrow’s final match.
Prendergast and Lewis seal historic win ( ) ZZZZ10:32 pmZZZZ
A brilliant all-round performance by Orla Prendergast got Ireland off to a winning start in their T20 international series against Pakistan in Lahore.
Delany upbeat despite being totally outplayed by Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ7:48 amZZZZ
Laura Delany admitted Ireland had been outplayed by Pakistan in all three games in the Women’s Championship series in Lahore but there was a significant improvement from the visitors in their five wickets defeat.
Delany upbeat despite series whitewash ( ) ZZZZ1:07 amZZZZ
Laura Delany is expecting Ireland to be more competitive in the T20 series against Pakistan that starts on Saturday after losing by five wickets in Lahore yesterday to suffer a 3-0 sweep in the ICC Championship.
Ireland lose series to Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ2:16 amZZZZ
Mary Waldron and Arlene Kelly combined for a record eighth-wicket partnership of 59 for Ireland in Lahore yesterday but there was little else to cheer as Pakistan romped to a nine-wicket victory and a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series.
Ireland well beaten by Pakistan in tour opener ( ) ZZZZ5:25 amZZZZ
Ireland Women may have received the warmest of welcomes to Pakistan for their historic tour but no mercy was shown by the hosts in the first one-day international in Lahore yesterday.
Ireland Women in historic tour ( ) ZZZZ3:02 amZZZZ
Most of us will have hardly noticed as we snored our way towards the dawn, but a notable milestone in Irish sport occured just after 4am this morning.
History beckons for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ1:16 amZZZZ
History will be made in the early hours of Friday morning when the first ball is bowled in Lahore in the women’s one-day international between Pakistan and Ireland.
Waldron excited by Pakistan tour ( ) ZZZZ6:39 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's wicket-keeper Mary Waldron is relishing the country's upcoming tour of Pakistan.
Ireland name squad for Pakistan tour ( ) ZZZZ5:38 amZZZZ
Ireland Women have named their squad for a six-match tour of Pakistan, incorporating three ODI's and three T20I's.
Ireland face England in World Cup opener ( ) ZZZZ10:42 amZZZZ
Ireland Women will open their T20 World Cup campaign against England in South Africa next February.
Top-order slump sees Ireland beaten by Bangladesh ( ) ZZZZ1:15 amZZZZ
IRELAND women had to settle for the consolation of a place in next year’s T20 World Cup and not the icing on the cake of winning the qualifying tournament when they lost to Bangladesh by seven runs.
Ireland beaten but job done ( ) ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
After completing the main part of the job on Friday, Ireland Women put up another superb fight in their bid to win the World T20 qualifying final, but Bangladesh confirmed their role as favourites to lift the trophy.
Ireland Women South Africa bound ( ) ZZZZ3:36 amZZZZ
Ireland Women are through to the T20 World Cup finals in South Africa in February, their first global event since West Indies in 2018.
Ireland hold nerve to make World Cup ( ) ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
LAURA DELANY held her nerve in a tension-packed final over in Abu Dhabi yesterday to help Ireland to a thrilling four-run victory over Zimbabwe and a place at the T20 World Cup in South Africa in February.
Ireland reach semi-finals ( ) ZZZZ12:12 amZZZZ
GABY LEWIS and Orla Prendergast hit sparking half-centuries in Abu Dhabi as Ireland saw off Scotland by 19 runs in their final Group A match to set up a do-or-die T20 World Cup qualifier semi-final against Zimbabwe.
Ireland face Zimbabwe showdown ( ) ZZZZ11:36 amZZZZ
Ireland Women will play Zimbabwe tomorrow for a place in the T20 World Cup finals in South Africa next February – and they have the momentum.
Ireland Women up and running ( ) ZZZZ8:16 amZZZZ
Ireland Women got their T20 World Cup qualifying campaign up and running with a nine wickets victory over the USA in Abu Dhabi.
Lewis and Hunter get Ireland Women back on track ( ) ZZZZ7:54 amZZZZ
GABY LEWIS and Amy Hunter led Ireland’s charge to a nine-wicket victory over the USA in Abu Dhabi last night to set up a sudden death final group match against Scotland at the T20 World Cup qualifiers.
Ireland beaten by Bangladesh in T20 WCQ opener ( ) ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
IRELAND women must win their two remaining Group A matches to keep alive hopes of qualifying for the T20 World Cup after a disappointing 14-run defeat by Bangladesh in Abu Dhabi last night.
Hunter stars as Ireland clinch warm-up win over PNG ( ) ZZZZ11:24 amZZZZ
Amy Hunter's 45 ensured Ireland Women go into Sunday's T20 World Cup Qualifiers on a winning note after a 38-run win over PNG in their second warm-up match in UAE.
Ireland U19 Women learn World Cup opponents ( ) ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 19 Women have learned their opponents for the inaugural World Cup early next year.
Comfortable win for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
Ireland Women had a comfortable 60 runs victory in their first warm-up game in Dubai, ahead of the T20 World Cup qualifiers which begin on Sunday.
Ireland Women beat PNG in warm-up ( ) ZZZZ5:12 amZZZZ
Ireland Women made a morale winning start to their T20 World Cup warm-ups with a 60-run win against Papua New Guinea under the floodlights of the Sevens ground on the outskirts of Dubai.
Ireland Women take unassailable 2-0 lead ( ) ZZZZ1:50 amZZZZ
Ireland Women sealed the series with a 16-run DLS win in a rain-affected T20I in Edinburgh.
Ireland Women take series lead against Scotland ( ) ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
Orla Prendergast struck a six and 11 fours in Edinburgh yesterday as her 75 not out helped Ireland cruise to an eight-wicket victory over Scotland with in the first of a three-match T20 series at The Grange.
Prendergast powers Ireland to opening win over Scotland ( ) ZZZZ11:09 amZZZZ
An unbeaten 75 from Orla Prendergast led Ireland Women to a comfortable eight-wicket win against Scotland in the first match of their three-game T20I series at The Grange.
Delany to lead Ireland in T20 WCQ ( ) ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
IRELAND have named a 15-strong squad, captained by Laura Delany, for this month’s T20 World Cup qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates, where they will face group games against Bangladesh, the USA and Scotland.
Ireland Women name squad for T20 World Cup qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ3:32 amZZZZ
Ireland has today announced the 15-player squad that will compete in the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier from 18-25 September in the UAE.
100 up for Lewis. ( ) ZZZZ3:27 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis fell eight short of a century on her 100th international appearance in Voorburg yesterday as Ireland eased to an eight-wicket victory over the Netherlands.
Clean sweep for Girls in Green ( ) ZZZZ7:31 amZZZZ
Plain sailing for Ireland as they cruised to an 8 wicket victory inside 36 overs chasing down a Dutch total of 185.
Batters answer Captain's Call ( ) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
When Ireland Women’s captain Laura Delany called for a big partnership in the second one-day international against Netherlands after the below-par batting display on Monday, she could not have dreamt of the biggest ever by Ireland, men or women.
Record day for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
Leah Paul and Laura Delany hit centuries in Amstelveen yesterday as Ireland made their highest one-day international total and beat the Netherlands by 210 runs to take a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Winning start for Ireland's Women ( ) ZZZZ2:00 pmZZZZ
Ireland asserted early dominance in their three-match series against Netherlands Women although the bowling was more impressive than the batting in their five wickets win in Amstelveen.
Ireland beat Dutch in low scoring ODI opener ( ) ZZZZ1:32 amZZZZ
Arlene Kelly and Rachel Delaney took three wickets each as Ireland dismissed the Netherlands for 84 in Amstelveen on their way to a five-wicket victory in the first of a three-match one-day international series.
Devine and Dalzell works wonders for NW Women ( ) ZZZZ4:45 amZZZZ
Alana Dalzell and Mollie Devine were to the fore as the North West beat their NCU counterparts in the first match of a two-game challenge series.
Gaby Lewis joins Northern Superchargers ( ) ZZZZ4:07 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis has joined the Northern Superchargers on a short-term deal for The Hundred.
Ireland Women to play Scotland ( ) ZZZZ3:52 amZZZZ
Scotland will host Ireland Women in a three-match series in early September.
FTP schedule for Ireland Women released ( ) ZZZZ3:49 amZZZZ
The ICC released its first multi-year Future Tours Programme (FTP) for the women’s game which will see Ireland Women play series against eight of the world’s top ten sides between 2022 and 2025.
Searle smashes records as Typhoons beat Dragons ( ) ZZZZ2:50 amZZZZ
It was a history-making day in the Super Series as Robyn Searle broke numerous records to help the Typhoons beat the Dragons and finish second in the table behind the champions Scorchers.
Lewis century leads Scorchers to title ( ) ZZZZ1:10 amZZZZ
Captain Gaby Lewis made a run-a-ball 103 to lead her Scorchers side to back-to-back doubles in the Super Series 50 overs clash at Sydney Parade.
Incredible Dragons collapse hands Typhoons victory ( ) ZZZZ11:02 amZZZZ
An incredible collapse by Dragons handed Typhoons their first win the Super 50 Cup yesterday at Seapark, Holywood.
Dragons collapse hands Typhoons victory ( ) ZZZZ2:48 pmZZZZ
An amazing collapse saw the Dragons lose seven wickets for just 11 runs to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in their Super Series clash at Holywood against the Typhoons.
Ireland Women to play Netherlands ( ) ZZZZ6:01 amZZZZ
Ireland and The Netherlands Women will play a three-match ODI series next month in Holland.
Leinster win title after exciting Future Series finale ( ) ZZZZ2:12 pmZZZZ
Leinster clinched the inaugural Women’s Future series on NRR as they beat their Under 17 side by five wickets at The Boathole.
Ulster sides stun Leinster ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
It’s all to play for on the final day of the Future series after hosts NW and the NCU both caused shocks as they beat their highly fancied Leinster rivals.
It's a wash-out ( ) ZZZZ6:14 amZZZZ
The heavy rain in the North West ended any hope of Ireland playing their final match of the Tri-Series against Pakistan at Bready, the game called off an hour before the scheduled 4pm start.
Leinster at the double in Future Series ( ) ZZZZ1:24 pmZZZZ
Siuin Woods scored a century as Leinster Futures beat the NCU, while Aimee Maguire and Freya Sargent helped the Under 17s to a tense two-wicket win over hosts North West.
Women's Future Series launches ( ) ZZZZ3:03 pmZZZZ
There's a new competition for women's cricket getting underway, with the Future Series starting on Monday in the North West.
Delany takes positives from Australia defeat ( ) ZZZZ3:26 amZZZZ
Ireland captain Laura Delany insisted that there were positives to take from the 63-run defeat by world champions Australia in their penultimate game of the Women’s Tri-Series at Bready.
Dempsey stars but Ireland well beaten again by Australia ( ) ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Georgina Dempsey grabbed two wickets and held a stunning catch on the boundary as Ireland battled hard against T20 world champions Australia in County Tyrone before succumbing to an inevitable defeat by 63 runs.
Pakistan put Ireland in a spin ( ) ZZZZ5:51 amZZZZ
GABY LEWIS top scored with 47 for Ireland in their second tri-series T20 international in County Tyrone last night but it wasn’t enough to secure the win as a disciplined Pakistan eased home by 13 runs.
Battling Ireland beaten by Australia ( ) ZZZZ12:24 amZZZZ
Ireland put up a brave fight against the immovable force that is Australia Women, but were ultimately well beaten in their opening match at Bready.
Ireland beaten by Australia ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Ireland women put up a creditable performance against Australia in County Tyrone before succumbing to a nine-wicket defeat by the world champions
Australia show class as Ireland well beaten ( ) ZZZZ9:49 amZZZZ
Ireland Women just failed to reach three figures against world champions Australia in their opening match of the T20 Tri-series at Bready yesterday, and duly lost by nine wickets.
Delany up for the challenge ( ) ZZZZ11:17 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women’s captain Laura Delany insists that her team is up for the challenge of facing world champions Australia and Pakistan in a six-match Tri-Series this week.
Kavanagh withdaws from Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ3:42 amZZZZ
Shauna Kavanagh has withdrawn from the Ireland Women's squad and will be replaced by Mary Waldron.
Lewis leads Scorchers to T20 Trophy ( ) ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis continued her rich vein of form to lead the Scorchers to the Super Series T20 Trophy at Oak Hill.
Ireland Women's XI beat MCC ( ) ZZZZ2:46 pmZZZZ
Orla Prendergast’s unbeaten century guided Ireland Women’s XI to a comfortable 74-run win against their MCC counterparts at Anglesea Road.
Paul and Hunter lead Dragons to victory ( ) ZZZZ3:49 amZZZZ
Dragons made it back-to-back victories in the Super 20 Trophy yesterday with a four-wicket success over Scorchers at Bready.
Dragons win again ( ) ZZZZ1:22 pmZZZZ
The Dragons won their second match of the week, in much similar fashion to the first, falling over the line after a comfortable win looked on the cards.
Hunter stars as Dragons beat Typhoons ( ) ZZZZ5:33 amZZZZ
Amy Hunter again played the starring role as Dragons won their first Super 20 match of the season, beating the Typhoons at Rathmines yesterday by five wickets.
Ireland Women name squad for tri-series ( ) ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
Ireland Women welcome back four players for their tri-series this month against Australia and Pakistan at Bready.
Amy Hunter returns for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
AMY Hunter returns to the Ireland side for this month’s Tri-series in Bready against world champions Australia and Pakistan.
Lewis in the runs again as Scorchers win twice ( ) ZZZZ1:13 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis led from the front as the Scorchers won both their T20 Super Series matches at Anglesea Road.
South Africa whitewash sorry Ireland ( ) ZZZZ5:13 amZZZZ
South Africa Women asserted their authority to complete a 3-0 series whitewash in the last of their ICC World Championship games at Clontarf.
Ireland lose, but much improved batting display offers hope ( ) ZZZZ3:33 amZZZZ
It was all going so well at halfway. Ireland had just posted their highest total in a one-day international against South Africa but four overs into the visitors’ reply, they had 42 on the scoreboard. It was a stroll to the finish.
Lewis restores pride but Ireland well beaten ( ) ZZZZ2:17 pmZZZZ
Gaby Lewis restored some pride to Ireland with a hard-hitting half-century in their second ICC Championship clash against South Africa at Clontarf but the Girls in Green were again outclassed and beaten by nine wickets.
Nightmare start for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ9:21 amZZZZ
Ireland's opening match in the expanded Women’s Championship turned into a nightmare as they were bowled out for 69 at Castle Avenue by the powerful South Africans who completed a nine wickets win in just 16 overs.
Ireland Women thumped by South Africa in ODI opener ( ) ZZZZ9:59 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women's first match in the Women's Championship couldn't have gone much worse, as they were bundled out for 69 by South Africa to lose by nine wickets.
Convincing South Africa clinch series ( ) ZZZZ3:45 amZZZZ
South Africa Women clinched the T20 international series against Ireland in convincing style, with an eight wickets win at Pembroke.
How can Ireland Women improve their batting? ( ) ZZZZ3:00 amZZZZ
Ireland Women threw away a commanding start as their batting frailties were cruelly exposed by South Africa in the deciding T20I at Pembroke.
Ireland lose series to South Africa ( ) ZZZZ2:58 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis took no consolation from being awarded Player-of-the-Series after Ireland threw away a strong position in their T20 decider against South Africa at Sydney Parade and slumped to an eight-wicket defeat.
South Africa set up series decider ( ) ZZZZ5:53 amZZZZ
IRELAND women were unable to repeat Friday’s famous victory over South Africa as the tourists eased to an eight-wicket win at Sydney Parade that leaves the T20 series level at 1-1 going into tomorrow’s final game.
South Africa level T20I series ( ) ZZZZ1:42 amZZZZ
South Africa battled back to beat Ireland Women by eight wickets at Sydney Parade to level the three-match T20I series at one apiece.
Rejuvenated South Africa trounce Ireland ( ) ZZZZ1:31 amZZZZ
South Africa Women levelled the T20 international series with Ireland after a comfortable eight wickets win in Pembroke last night.
Ireland beat South Africa in T20I opener ( ) ZZZZ2:22 pmZZZZ
Ireland Women held their nerve to clinch a deserved ten-run win in the first match of their T20I series against South Africa at Sydney Parade.
Record breaker Lewis as Ireland take on South Africa ( ) ZZZZ3:44 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis has been breaking records since an early age and the YMCA cricketer will add two more when she leads out the Ireland team for the first international of the summer against South Africa Women.
Kelly hoping to be Irish hero ( ) ZZZZ2:54 amZZZZ
It could be an exciting week for Arlene Kelly who is in line to make her debut for Ireland Women in their series against South Africa which starts on Friday.
Lewis scores century as Scorchers beat Dragons ( ) ZZZZ9:28 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis hit a brilliant century as The Scorchers inflicted a punishing 173-run defeat on the Dragons at Oak Hill.
Ireland Women to host England and Australia ( ) ZZZZ2:23 amZZZZ
Ireland will host England and Australia in three-match 50-over series as part of the new expanded ICC Women’s Championship.
Lewis to captain Ireland Women against South Africa ( ) ZZZZ2:53 amZZZZ
Gaby Lewis will captain Ireland Women in their six match series which gets under way next week in Dublin.
Lewis leads Scorchers to victory ( ) ZZZZ11:26 amZZZZ
GABY LEWIS led the Scorchers to a six-wicket victory over the Typhoons with 62 not out at Oak Hill in Wicklow in the Super Series 50 Cup.
Kelly's the hero as Dragons beat Typhoons ( ) ZZZZ2:17 amZZZZ
New Zealander Arlene Kelly starred on debut as the Dragons collected their first points of the Super Series with a 64-run win over the Typhoons at Wallace Park.
Joyce welcomes Super Series strengthening ( ) ZZZZ4:04 amZZZZ
Ireland Women’s head coach Ed Joyce has welcomed the return of overseas players to the Super Series, with both Dragons and Typhoons having one in action in tomorrow’s game at Wallace Park (10.45am).
Overseas players add depth to Super Series ( ) ZZZZ3:47 amZZZZ
The Super Series squads have been boosted with the addition of three overseas players.
Kavanagh guides Scorchers to nervy win over Dragons ( ) ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
Shauna Kavanagh's unbeaten 45 steered defending champions the Scorchers to a tense one-wicket win over a spirited Dragons side.
Typhoons name Head Coach ( ) ZZZZ2:46 amZZZZ
Paul Davidge has been appointed Head Coach of the Typhoons for the 2022 Super Series competition which gets under way this weekend.
Irish women's visit to Pakistan confirmed ( ) ZZZZ5:07 amZZZZ
Ireland's women will play six matches in Pakistan next November.
Ireland set for Pakistan visit? ( ) ZZZZ3:11 amZZZZ
Ireland Women could make history later this year if a proposed visit to Pakistan gets the green light.
Landmark day for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ12:12 amZZZZ
A landmark day for Irish women’s cricket brought the first professional contracts, a three-year contract extension for Ed Joyce and a 10-match fixture list which includes two Twenty20s against champions Australia.
Contracts and fixtures confirmed for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ5:48 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have confirmed their full-time contracts for Ireland Women, the home playing schedule for 2022 and a three-year contract extension for Head Coach Ed Joyce.
Busy summer in store for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
Ireland Women have a busy summer in schedule with international series against Australia, Pakistan and South Africa scheduled.
Three teams confirmed for Super Series ( ) ZZZZ11:53 amZZZZ
As reported last week, the 2022 Super Series will revert to three teams, with the Dragons returning as a predominately Northern based team.
Contracts boost for Ireland Women ( ) ZZZZ2:09 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland are set to announce a major contracts boost for the Women's game this week.
MCC Women to tour Ireland ( ) ZZZZ6:14 amZZZZ
MCC Women have confirmed their first Women's tour to Ireland, taking on an Irish XI in two matches in July.
Ireland Women name Performance and Development squads ( ) ZZZZ3:47 amZZZZ
Ireland Women have named their Performance and Development squads for the 2022 season.
Gaby Lewis named in ICC T20 Team of the Year ( ) ZZZZ2:59 amZZZZ
YMCA batter Gaby Lewis has been named in the ICC T20I Team of the Year after a superb year for the Girls in Green.
Ireland Women averages 2021 ( ) ZZZZ3:50 amZZZZ
2021 saw a return to action for Ireland Women, with the side playing 17 competitive matches, winning 12 and losing five of them.
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