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# cricket - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score 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 Wednesday

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.

From The Score Kerching! Irish cricket signs multi-million euro 10-year sponsorship deal with Indian investors Big Boost

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.

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# cricket - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Score Test status within ‘grasping distance’, says Cricket Ireland president The Slog Sweep

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

From The Score Cricketer Ed Joyce reflects on the reasons for his switch from England to Ireland Looking Back

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

From The Score This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile Close Call

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

From The Score Johnston: Cricket’s Girls in Green deserve every bit of success The Slog Sweep

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

From The Score English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match Gaza

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

From The Score Simmons: ‘I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support… jeez!’ The Slog Sweep

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

From The Score ‘Apart from my two kids being born, it was the greatest day of my life’ The Slog Sweep

‘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

From The Score Australia and England will sandwich The Ashes between ODIs against Ireland in 2015 One Day Internationals

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.

From The Score Craig Kieswetter nailed the ‘Cricket is a Tough Game’ Selfie One In The Eye

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

From The Score Deutrom: I still believe that Ireland will be playing Test cricket by 2020 The Slog Sweep

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

From The Score New Zealand cricketer makes a simply incredible catch against West Indies Ingenious

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

From The Score ‘An absolute bonus’: how 3 Irish lads ended up at Australia’s Ashes party The Slog Sweep

‘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

From The Score Ireland’s Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed The Slog Sweep

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

From The Score We don’t like cricket* but we love this brilliant two-man catch Howzat? This post contains videos

# cricket - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Score George Hook: ‘No more than Keane in Saipan, they have abandoned their country’ The Slog Sweep

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

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

‘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

From The Score Ireland to host one-day internationals with England and Australia Howzat?

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

From The Score Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf Howzat?

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf

The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,

From The Score LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International Watch Here

LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International

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

From The Score Ireland’s Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town Cricket

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

From The Score Cricket team bowled out for princely sum of 3 Ducks In A Row

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

From The Score 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

From The Score Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition Big Test

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

From The Score Ireland women fall short on their World Cup debut against New Zealand Cricket

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

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

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

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

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

‘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.

From The Score Superb Ireland overcome Zimbabwe in Cricket World Cup opener after late drama Take A Bow

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

They ultimately won by just three wickets.

# cricket - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Score Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip So Close

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.

From The Score WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International T20 This post contains videos

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.

From The Score Ireland’s T20 showdown with the West Indies to be shown live tonight COYBIG

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

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

‘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

From The Score Irish cricket stars earn historic win over world champion West Indies Howzat?

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

From The Score Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with ‘stress-related illness’ Cricket

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.

# cricket - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Score Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread Slice Of The Action

Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# cricket - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller Giantkillers

Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller

The amateurs got one over on the professionals today in Doha.

# cricket - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Score Cricket fan wins €60,000 with one-handed catch in the crowd Winning

Cricket fan wins €60,000 with one-handed catch in the crowd

Talk about being in the right place at the right time.

# cricket - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From The Score Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England Aussies Rule

Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England

The tourists suffered their sixth batting collapse of the series.

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