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Do They Play Cricket in Ireland?
Ger Siggins reviews David Townsend's book on the Irish cricket journey over the last 25 years.
Cricket's Craziest Teams
Cricketís Craziest Teams features over 800 genuine international players selected for teams picked according to the absurd criteria of their names.
Birrell to lead Ireland review
Former Ireland coach Adi Birrell will be a key part of the Cricket Ireland post-T20 World Cup review.
The T10 runaway train
The T10 has left the station. And is about to become a runaway train!
Norman Lush died recently in Somerset
Edward Liddle looks back on the life of Norman Lush : master i/c cricket at St Columba's.
Run for your life
I will lay my cards on the table here; I love the art and skill of running between the wickets.
The No Cap Wonders XI
Never mind an All Time Irish XI or a One Cap Wonders side, what would be be best team composed of those who failed to catch the selectorial eye.
Cricket Ireland confirm surplus of £1.34million
CRICKET Ireland reported a surplus of £1.34million for the year 2020 but with virtually no match action last year, the funds are already committed to rescheduled fixtures this year.
MCC planning busy schedule in Ireland
The MCC have lined up a busy schedule in Ireland for 2021, including two fixtures against Ireland U19s, a return to the NW to play the Warriors, plus games against Fingal and an Asian Select.
Ireland training resumes
Ireland menís elite training can resume today after a round of Covid-19 tests were undertaken, with no further positive cases found.
Covid hits Irish training
On the day club training resumed in Northern Ireland, all elite menís training sessions have been suspended after a player tested positive for Covid-19.
Positive Covid test leads to training suspension
Cricket Ireland have suspended training sessions after a player registered a positive test for Covid-19.
Ireland ready to splash the cash
With Cricket Ireland Ä1.5million in the black, the organisation is getting ready to pump money into three major development areas.
Aideen McGuinness teams up
Aideen McGuinness has taken up the role of Performance Operations Executive in Cricket Ireland.
All Ireland Women's Senior Cup planned
Plans are at an advanced stage for an All Ireland Irish Women's Senior Cup competition.
Garth stars in Aussie final
Ireland international Kim Garth just missed out on a winnersí medal in her first full season playing for Victoria in the Australian Womenís National Cricket League.
Coaching roles for Porterfield and Wilson
Ireland have appointed Gary Wilson and William Porterfield to coaching consultancy roles.
Ireland award three new retainer contracts
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.
Funding allocations for Southern clubs
31 southern based cricket clubs and unions have received Ä197,500 in recent grant funding from Sport Ireland.
Third time lucky for EuroSlam?
Will the ill-fated EuroSlam competition finally get off the ground at the third time of asking?
Cash boost for NI clubs
Sport Northern Ireland has today confirmed that 23 cricket clubs across Northern Ireland will receive a total of £330,119 from the Sports Sustainability Fund
Willo the wisp
Gary Wilson has played his last game for Ireland after being confirmed as the new coach of North West Warriors.
Dalzell determined to continue dazzling
At the recent Cricket Ireland awards Bready's Alana Dalzell was named Female Player of the Year, an accolade she says was a huge surprise.
Umpires got it wrong in obstructing the field incident
The officials got in wrong when they gave out Sri Lankan Danushka Gunathilaka in controversial circumstances after an appeal by Kieron Pollard during the first ODI against West Indies.
How O'Brien and Ireland defied the odds
When Kevin OíBrien and Alex Cusack met in the middle of the pitch on a hot night in Bangalore on March 2, 2011, the odds werenít just stacked against Irelandís cricketers, they appeared insurmountable.
Gillespie, Beggs and Boucher inducted into Hall of Fame
The Cricket Writers of Ireland have inducted Peter Gillespie, Catriona Beggs and Jimmy Boucher into their Hall of Fame.
Johnston excited by Academy intake
Pete Johnston is relishing the opportunity to mould the next generation of Irish cricketers following the announcement of the 2021 intake.
Club players nominated for Irish awards
Cricket Ireland have named the shortlisted players for both the men's and women's Club Player of the Year.
Clubs shortlisted in Irish awards
Limerick, Newbuildings, North Down and YMCA have been shortlisted for the Club of the Year in the Cricket Ireland awards.
Dream weekend for Richardson in NZ
It's been quite a weekend for Eimear Richardson, taking eight wickets and scoring 127 runs for her Northern Districts side in the New Zealand domestic 50-over competition.
Ireland Player of the Decade Awards
Ireland will choose their Player of the Decade at their awards ceremony next Friday, with shortlists of five being drawn up for both the men and women.
Stirling set to make history in Pakistan
Paul Stirling this weekend becomes the first Irish cricketer to play an elite-level game in Pakistan for almost 100 years.
Ireland to have two new awards
THERE will be two new awards at this yearís Cricket Ireland ceremony, which because of the pandemic will be held virtually next Friday evening.
Q and A with Kevin O'Brien
On the 10th anniversary of his world record innings against England, Kevin O'Brien is doing a free Q & A session on Zoom.
Delany undergoes surgery
David Delany has undergone surgery on his knee after suffering a tear of his lateral meniscus.
Pedal 4 Patto
Former Irish international Kyle McCallan is getting on his bike to help former teammate Andy Patterson.
When Ntini won a lawnmower!
As Man of the Match awards go, a lawnmower is certainly near the top of the strange prizes offered to cricketers.
Stirling sizzles in Abu Dhabi
Ireland international Paul Stirling was in scintillating form in the second eliminator match at the Abu Dhabi T20 League.
O'Brien accepts coaching role
Ireland international Kevin O'Brien has one eye perhaps on the future as he has accepted a coaching role in the UAE T10 League.
John Mooney: Man O'War
John Mooney reflects ten years on from Ireland's famous World Cup win against England when he had his 'Ray Houghton moment'.
Roy Torrens
Although he won 30 caps for Ireland as a pacy opening bowler, after making his debut as an 18-year-old in 1966, it was his 11 years as team manager for which he will be most fondly remembered.
Run outs
The last UAE wicket to fall on Monday created a bit of debate as to whether the correct decision had been made by the officials. Paddy O'Hara talks us through the laws.
Steve Smith gaffe - What do the laws say?
What should the umpires have done, and what could the umpires have done in relation to Steve Smith's latest cricketing transgression?
Answer Sheet: Do you know the score?
The answers from Paddy O'Hara to our popular quiz which brought in the New Year.
Irish players set for PSL draft
Six Irish players have thrown their hats in the ring for the Pakistan Super League draft which is being held this weekend.
New Year's Quiz: Do you know the score?
Umpiring guru Paddy O'Hara with a New Year quiz for all cricket fans, scorers, umpires and players. Do you know the score?
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