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The Ciara Metcalfe Column
Ciara Metcalfe
Exciting plans for Irish cricket
On the domestic front and with a mandate to bring Irish Women's cricket to the very top world level, Cricket Ireland recently met with the Cricket Leinster Women's committee meeting to discuss the 2016 season,
Elena Tice interview
The superstar is going from strength to strength, and just days ago received her first senior international cap for hockey.
Women's Cricket in NCU - A work in progress...
A look at how the women's game is making progress in the Northern Cricket Union.
Judy Cohen profile
Ciara Metcalfe interviews one of Irish cricket's unsung heroes in Judy Cohen.
The Southern Stars are coming to Dublin
Sure listen, isn't the summer shaping up nicely for the Irish Women's cricket team.
Another Women's Cricket team is born!
When asked to travel to Kilkenny, Bagnelstown to be precise, for a women's cricket open day, I had my reservations, Kilkenny the "mecca of hurling"... who would we find there?
Louise McCarthy - This is your life
Ciara Metcalfe interviews Ireland Women's Premier strike bowler Louise McCarthy.
Warning - changes ahead in women's cricket
As we await the announcement of the next big name to take over the Irish women's cricket coaching role, the planning for the 2015 domestic season has already got underway.
Inge Bevers interview
A fascinating insight into what makes leading international umpire and scorer Inge Bevers tick.
T20 injustice in Leinster cause for concern
More inequality in Leinster cricket as women's T20 comes under even more over-regulation from the administrators and the men in white coats.
Miriam Grealey interview
Irish legend Miriam Grealey talks with Ciara about her distinguished Irish career.
Mixed fortunes for Ireland Women
Contrasting fortunes as Ireland Women started their County Championships campaign.
An interview with Ireland's most capped player Clare Shillington.
Domestic bliss and natural talents
Has the overall women's cricket culture in Ireland begun to move forward and away from its old, stale and tired approaches?
Girls in Green
What's in store for the Ireland Women's team - what an amazing four months it promises to be!