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# cricket - Thursday 11 July, 2013

‘It wasn’t a big party. If we won the World Cup it would be a big party’

Ireland’s cricketers arrived home to Dublin Airport today after clinching qualification for the 2015 World Cup.

# cricket - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

‘We’re absolutely overjoyed’ – Ed Joyce reacts to World Cup qualification

Ireland secured their spot at the 2015 tournament after a draw against the Netherlands.

# cricket - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Ireland qualify for 2015 Cricket World Cup after tie with Netherlands

William Porterfield’s team are the first to book their place at the finals in Australia and New Zealand.

# cricket - Sunday 7 July, 2013

It’s Sunday so here are 13 of our favourite images from the past 7 days GAA This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here are 13 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

# cricket - Friday 5 July, 2013

# cricket - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Irish cricketers take over Lord’s… for a few minutes anyway

Paul Stirling and Ed Joyce popped in to “the home of cricket” earlier today.

# cricket - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

13-year-old set to become Ireland’s youngest cricketer after Twenty20 call-up

Lucy O’Reilly is hoping to help her country into the T20 World Cup three months before her 14th birthday.

# cricket - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From Revealed: British to blame for Ireland’s drink problem Binge Drinking

Revealed: British to blame for Ireland’s drink problem

A University College Dublin study found students from traditionally British areas of the country are more likely to binge drink.

# cricket - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Australian cricketer suspended after bar attack over fake beard

David Warner punched England’s Joe Root on Wednesday and has been banned until the start of the Ashes.

# cricket - Thursday 6 June, 2013

English cricket fan wins £50k challenge with serious bowling skills

The sponsors must be kicking themselves this morning.

# cricket - Thursday 23 May, 2013

A 4 off the final ball earns Ireland a thrilling tie with Pakistan

Stirling and O’Brien were the heroes for the home team.

# cricket - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Ireland ready for visit of cricket heavyweights Pakistan to Clontarf

In their last result against a Full Member nation, Ireland lost to Australia by seven wickets at the T20 World Cup.

# cricket - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Man, 20, pleads guilty to assaulting former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder

Ryder was put into an induced coma following the assault outside a Christchurch bar earlier this year.

# cricket - Monday 6 May, 2013

9 alternative sports to try out this summer

With the sun shining, there’s no excuse not to get out and try something new.

# cricket - Friday 19 April, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

It’s almost pay-day. Get on the couch and ride this one out.

# cricket - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Ireland cricketer apologises for ‘offensive’ tweets on Thatcher death

Cricket Ireland said they would consider “appropriate disciplinary action” against John Mooney.

# cricket - Friday 5 April, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Top-class Heineken Cup rugby, Gaelic football and some racing. And then Mad Men’s back.

# cricket - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder only hit once in assault, court hears

The New Zealand native was hurt in a fight in Christchurch last week.

# cricket - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Former Ireland cricket star Jesse Ryder discharged from hospital after attack

Ryder was attacked outside a Christchurch bar and spent over two days in a medically-induced coma in intensive care.

# cricket - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Former Ireland cricketer Jesse Ryder out of intensive care

He issued a statement to the public on Sunday, thanking them for their support.

# cricket - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Former Ireland cricket star Jesse Ryder gives ‘thumbs up’ as men arrested over attack

Ryder, who represented Ireland as an ‘overseas’ player in 2007, was attacked by a group of ‘two or three’ men.

# cricket - Friday 29 March, 2013

2 arrested as assaulted cricketer Jesse Ryder shows signs of improvement

Ryder, who represented Ireland in 2007, remains in intensive care following the attack in the early hours of Thursday morning.

# cricket - Thursday 28 March, 2013

New Zealand PM calls Ryder attack ‘sinister’ as cricketer is placed under induced coma

The Kiwi all-rounder played for the Irish cricket team in 2007.

# cricket - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Former Ireland cricketer in intensive care following fast food fracas

Kiwi all-rounder Jesse Ryder is reported to have suffered a fractured skull after he was set upon in Christchurch, NZ.

# cricket - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

VIDEO: Leo Messi isn’t just good at football, you know

He’s also pretty decent with a cricket bat – at least, according to his latest commercial.

# cricket - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Fire in Babylon

Grab the popcorn and stick the feet up for a film about the team that united a nation.

# cricket - Monday 21 January, 2013

Ireland to host Pakistan in ODI series this summer

The internationals will take place on 23 and 26 May, Cricket Ireland announced this morning.

# cricket - Friday 18 January, 2013

In pictures: Here are the 10 greatest* Irish captains Captains Fantastic This post contains images

# cricket - Sunday 13 January, 2013

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk

The Australian Cricket Board should track this bloke down before The Ashes.

# cricket - Sunday 6 January, 2013

VIDEO: It’s just not cricket as Warne and Samuels go toe-to-toe

Shane Warne and Marlon Samuels involved in ugly bust-up in T-20 clash.

# cricket - Saturday 5 January, 2013

VIDEO: Kane Richardson’s sensational outfield catch

The Adelaide Strikers beat the Hobart Hurricanes thanks to this smashing grab.

# cricket - Friday 4 January, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Detox start here: get the emergency big pyjamas out of the press.

# cricket - Thursday 3 January, 2013

VIDEO: Cricket Ireland relives 2012 with end-of-year montage

The sport in this country is in “a very good place now”, according to coach Phil Simmons.

# cricket - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Cricket commentator Martin-Jenkins dies aged 67 RIP

Cricket commentator Martin-Jenkins dies aged 67

He was one of the voices of Test Match Special on BBC Radio and previously worked for the Daily Telegraph and the Times.

# cricket - Monday 31 December, 2012

Bangladesh pull out of landmark tour of Pakistan

Pakistan have not hosted an official international cricket tour since a terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in March 2009.

# cricket - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Christmas Day training: A player’s perspective

Don’t forget your shovel if you’re going to festive work.

# cricket - Monday 24 December, 2012

Tendulkar hailed after ODI curtain call

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar called time on his one-day international career yesterday after 463 caps and 18,426 runs in the 50-over game.

# cricket - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Eoin Morgan rescues England win with last-ball bludgeon for 6

The former Irish international cricketer was captaining the tourists in India.

# cricket - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Ashes to bashes: Kiwi cricketer pursues Freddie Flintoff bout

Looks like there will be no peaceful retirement for the affable boxing novice.

# cricket - Monday 17 December, 2012

Cricket: Ireland to host Women’s T20 qualifier

The final place at the World T20 in Bangladesh will be decided in Ireland next summer.