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# cricket - Today’s News


# cricket - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Flintoff to continue shock playing return Down Under

Age is but a number for Freddie.

# cricket - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Ireland coach Phil Simmons to leave World Cup warm-up tour

Simmons will return to his native Trinidad to be with his ill mother, Cricket Ireland said this evening.

# cricket - Friday 17 October, 2014

Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour

The opening batsman left the camp due to personal reasons.

# cricket - Sunday 12 October, 2014

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Sports Film of the Week: Out of the Ashes

Even if cricket’s not usually your cup of tea, we reckon you’ll enjoy this.

# cricket - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Annalise Murphy is going to Rio, Irish cricket gets some cash and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, Irish cricket received a boost and Aston Villa have gone crazy for Keano’s beard.

Kerching! Irish cricket signs multi-million euro 10-year sponsorship deal with Indian investors

The multinational Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group is to make the investment.

# cricket - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Test status within ‘grasping distance’, says Cricket Ireland president

Joe Doherty gave his thoughts on the future of cricket in Ireland and his hopes for the World Cup.

# cricket - Friday 29 August, 2014

Cricketer Ed Joyce reflects on the reasons for his switch from England to Ireland

The 35-year-old star said he “always would have preferred” to represent his birth country.

# cricket - Monday 25 August, 2014

This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile

Mitchell Johnson’s six nearly blew out this commentary box window.

# cricket - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Johnston: Cricket’s Girls in Green deserve every bit of success

Departing women’s cricket coach Trent Johnston says the opportunity to work in his native Australia was “too good to pass up.”

# cricket - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match

Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands during England’s Test against India yesterday.

# cricket - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Simmons: ‘I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support… jeez!’

Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.

# cricket - Friday 18 July, 2014

‘Apart from my two kids being born, it was the greatest day of my life’

Trent Johnston remembers the day that Ireland turned the cricket world upside down in this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep.

# cricket - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Australia and England will sandwich The Ashes between ODIs against Ireland in 2015

“Next year is shaping up to be the most exciting in Irish cricketing history,” says Ireland coach Phil Simmons.

Craig Kieswetter nailed the ‘Cricket is a Tough Game’ Selfie

What, this? Just a broken nose and eye socket. No biggie.

# cricket - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Deutrom: I still believe that Ireland will be playing Test cricket by 2020

Warren Deutrom tells The Slog Sweep podcast that Ireland’s strategic ambition has paved the way for other aspiring Associates.

# cricket - Sunday 6 July, 2014

New Zealand cricketer makes a simply incredible catch against West Indies

Trent Boult has form in this department and Windies batsmen must hate the sight of him.

# cricket - Thursday 3 July, 2014

‘An absolute bonus’: how 3 Irish lads ended up at Australia’s Ashes party

Aussie bowling coach Craig McDermott speaks to this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep podcast.

# cricket - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Ireland’s Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed

The now-retired batsman recalls his One Day heroics in the Caribbean and the greatest St Patrick’s Day party of all time.

# cricket - Saturday 7 June, 2014

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# cricket - Thursday 5 June, 2014

George Hook: ‘No more than Keane in Saipan, they have abandoned their country’

Hook blasts Eoin Morgan and Boyd Rankin for pursuing their Test cricket ambitions with England.

# cricket - Thursday 15 May, 2014

‘It’s the way cricket should be!’ – Kev O’Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle’s house party

Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.

# cricket - Monday 12 May, 2014

Ireland to host one-day internationals with England and Australia

The matches have been pencilled in for 2015, Cricket Ireland announced today.

# cricket - Thursday 8 May, 2014

# cricket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf

The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,

LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International

The world’s best 50-over team are taking on Phil Simmons’ men in Clontarf.

Ireland’s Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town

Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.

# cricket - Monday 28 April, 2014

Cricket team bowled out for princely sum of 3

For non cricket fans out there, that is akin to Mike Tyson getting beaten by a Frank Bruno sneeze after 0.6 seconds of Round One.

# cricket - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

# cricket - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition

The ICC Board met in Dubai to discuss the proposal.

# cricket - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ireland women fall short on their World Cup debut against New Zealand

Next up for the Girls in Green – world champions Australia on Thursday.

Ireland’s women make their World T20 debut today — and they’ve got the blueprint for a few big shocks

Trent Johnston’s side are gunning for an upset when they face New Zealand in Sylhet this morning.

# cricket - Monday 17 March, 2014

‘We could have won a lot easier than that,’ admits relieved Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons

“It’s a great start, but there are three games in the group and we know how dangerous UAE can be,” he added.

Superb Ireland overcome Zimbabwe in Cricket World Cup opener after late drama

They ultimately won by just three wickets.

# cricket - Friday 21 February, 2014

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip

The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.

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WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International

Can Ireland follow up Wednesday’s win with another historic performance in Sabina Park? Watch it live here.

Ireland’s T20 showdown with the West Indies to be shown live tonight

Darren Sammy insists his side did not take the Irish challenge lightly, but is aware that they must improve.

# cricket - Thursday 20 February, 2014

‘It’s nice we weren’t celebrating as if we’d won the World Cup’ – Ed Joyce on Ireland’s West Indies win

The Irish team are happy with the win but, with two more games to come, they are focused on the task in hand.

# cricket - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Irish cricket stars earn historic win over world champion West Indies

It was a good night for Irish cricket in Jamaica.

# cricket - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with ‘stress-related illness’

Mooney withdraws from Ireland’s tour of the West Indies in order to resume treatment.

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