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# cricket - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win
# World T20
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# World T20

Stirling, O'Brien star as Ireland grind out win

Sep 17th 2012, 11:59 AM 446 Views 1 Comment

Ireland held firm at the death to beat Bangladesh by five runs in their final World T20 warm-up match.

# cricket - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Dockrell scoops ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year
# Awards Night
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# Awards Night

Dockrell scoops ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year

Sep 16th 2012, 12:13 PM 351 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old Irish spinner edged out a number of his team-mates to win the prize.

# cricket - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield
# World T20
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# World T20

Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield

Sep 12th 2012, 5:52 PM 544 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s cricketers are confident that they can beat anyone when the World T20 begins in Sri Lanka next week.

# cricket - Monday 10 September, 2012

Joyce and Cusack star as Ireland defeat Sri Lanka 'A'
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Joyce and Cusack star as Ireland defeat Sri Lanka 'A'

Sep 10th 2012, 9:25 PM 543 Views 0 Comments

The pair were in excellent form as Ireland won their latest warm-up ahead of next week’s ICC World Twenty20.

# cricket - Saturday 8 September, 2012

VIDEO: The best cricket catch you'll see this year
# Tekkers
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# Tekkers

VIDEO: The best cricket catch you'll see this year

Sep 8th 2012, 4:28 PM 1,973 Views 0 Comments

Dan Christian, take a bow.

# cricket - Thursday 6 September, 2012

England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer

Sep 6th 2012, 3:13 PM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

The former cricket player is being trained by former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

England captain Strauss retires from cricket
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

England captain Strauss retires from cricket

Aug 29th 2012, 12:23 PM 428 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old has announced in a statement that he will step down with Alastair Cook taking over the role.

# cricket - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Warne: Pub grub the solution for England's warring cricket stars
# Your Call
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# Your Call

Warne: Pub grub the solution for England's warring cricket stars

Aug 21st 2012, 10:42 AM 580 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Pietersen was accused of sending derogatory text messages about captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower to the South Africa camp.

# cricket - Monday 20 August, 2012

Cricket: Proteas top rankings after Lord's win
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Cricket: Proteas top rankings after Lord's win

Aug 20th 2012, 6:40 PM 313 Views 0 Comments

South Africa needed only a draw to replace England as the sport’s top team.

# cricket - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ton up: Laxman brings career to an end
# VVS
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# VVS

Ton up: Laxman brings career to an end

Aug 18th 2012, 2:25 PM 367 Views 0 Comments

The veteran of 17 test centuries for India has stepped aside ‘to give youngsters a chance’.

Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers
# Poison
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# Poison

Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers

Aug 18th 2012, 10:55 AM 1,697 Views 1 Comment

The American rock legend proves that his comedy stint was not reserved solely for Waynes World.

# cricket - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field?
# Six Appeal
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# Six Appeal

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field?

Aug 16th 2012, 12:06 PM 763 Views 0 Comments

The Sydney Sixers are looking to add some Jamaican gold to their line-up after the Melbourne Stars approached the 100m sprint champion

# cricket - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

England cricket star denies Twitter spoof involvement
# Offline
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# Offline

England cricket star denies Twitter spoof involvement

Aug 15th 2012, 11:43 AM 618 Views 0 Comments

The account mocked Kevin Pietersen who has been axed from the Test side after refusing to deny or apologise for text messages allegedly sent to South African players that criticised England players and management. Got all that?

# cricket - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match
# Big Hitters
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# Big Hitters

Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match

Jul 29th 2012, 1:45 PM 2,842 Views 0 Comments

Is there anything these guys can’t do?

# cricket - Friday 27 July, 2012

Don’t touch that dial... here’s the sport on TV this weekend
# On The Box
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# On The Box

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

Jul 27th 2012, 8:32 AM 603 Views 1 Comment

With the Olympics underway, there really is no reason to leave your sofa. Except for bathroom visits. And eating. And getting direct sunlight. But that’s it.

# cricket - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Get outta here! Scott Styris scored a century off 37 balls for Sussex yesterday
# Ton
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# Ton

Get outta here! Scott Styris scored a century off 37 balls for Sussex yesterday

Jul 25th 2012, 12:21 PM 348 Views 0 Comments

We thought scoring 38 runs in a single over was impossible. We were wrong.

# cricket - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat
# Fine Margins
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# Fine Margins

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat

Jul 21st 2012, 9:39 AM 199 Views 0 Comments

Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.

# cricket - Friday 20 July, 2012

Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller
# Unlucky
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# Unlucky

Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller

Jul 20th 2012, 9:54 PM 3,648 Views 2 Comments

The Irish side were beaten, despite Trent Johnston hitting a six on the last ball.

# cricket - Thursday 19 July, 2012

YouTube Top 10: because Thomas Vermaelen can imitate a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior if he wants
# Going Viral
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# Going Viral

YouTube Top 10: because Thomas Vermaelen can imitate a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior if he wants

Jul 19th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,024 Views 3 Comments

N.B. The above reference is not a joke.

# cricket - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland
# Match Report
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# Match Report

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland

Jul 18th 2012, 10:51 PM 3,944 Views 3 Comments

The Irish team were beaten comprehensively in a Twenty20 international at Stormont this evening.

# cricket - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Ireland secure victory over Afghanistan following nervy start
# Success
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# Success

Ireland secure victory over Afghanistan following nervy start

Jul 5th 2012, 7:20 PM 469 Views 1 Comment

Phil Simmons’ men’s World Cup qualifications hopes were given a significant boost following their win today.

Sweet! 18 pictures of sports stars and their cakes
# Treat
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# Treat

Sweet! 18 pictures of sports stars and their cakes

Jul 5th 2012, 8:38 AM 1,589 Views 1 Comment

You’re welcome.

# cricket - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Rained off: Ireland v Afghanistan stumped by the weather
# Weather Woe
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# Weather Woe

Rained off: Ireland v Afghanistan stumped by the weather

Jul 3rd 2012, 6:22 PM 341 Views 0 Comments

Today’s one-day international in Clontarf has been rescheduled for tomorrow.

# cricket - Thursday 28 June, 2012

New ICC boss defends technology U-turn
# Cricket
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# Cricket

New ICC boss defends technology U-turn

Jun 28th 2012, 10:59 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

There seems to be a consensus that the decision review system will work, except in India.

# cricket - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Rain cuts play short at Stormont
# Called Off
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# Called Off

Rain cuts play short at Stormont

Jun 23rd 2012, 5:52 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

The one-day international between Ireland ans Australia has been abandoned due to poor weather conditions.

# cricket - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Stormont nears sell-out for Australia visit
# Are You Ready?
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# Are You Ready?

Stormont nears sell-out for Australia visit

Jun 19th 2012, 4:12 PM 493 Views 1 Comment

Only a “few hundred” tickets remain for Saturday’s ODI between Ireland and Australia in Belfast.

# cricket - Monday 18 June, 2012

Shock as rising English cricket star Maynard dead at 23
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Shock as rising English cricket star Maynard dead at 23

Jun 18th 2012, 1:23 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

Maynard was killed after being struck by a London Underground train in the early hours of this morning.

# cricket - Friday 15 June, 2012

Billionaire Stanford given 110-year jail term over $7bn fraud
# Fraud
# Fraud

Billionaire Stanford given 110-year jail term over $7bn fraud

Jun 15th 2012, 12:33 PM 5,060 Views 9 Comments

On the plus side, that’s enough time for the cricket-loving Texan to watch 8,035 test matches.

# cricket - Monday 11 June, 2012

Phil Simmons names 13-man squad to take on the Aussies in Belfast
# ODI
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# ODI

Phil Simmons names 13-man squad to take on the Aussies in Belfast

Jun 11th 2012, 4:58 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

Coach Phil Simmons has named Niall O’Brien in the panel, but says he has to work hard to displace Gary Wilson.

# cricket - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien

Jun 10th 2012, 12:01 PM 377 Views 0 Comments

Record breaking batsman in line to make his first start on Wednesday

# cricket - Friday 1 June, 2012

We love it... here's the confirmed schedule for this summer's Ashes series
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

We love it... here's the confirmed schedule for this summer's Ashes series

Jun 1st 2012, 12:04 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

Australia begin the tour with four-day warm-up matches against Somerset and Worcestershire before the first Test begins at Trent Bridge on 14 July.

# cricket - Thursday 24 May, 2012

That's not cricket, KP: Pietersen fined for Twitter rant
# Cyber
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# Cyber

That's not cricket, KP: Pietersen fined for Twitter rant

May 24th 2012, 10:57 AM 237 Views 0 Comments

The batting star vented his views on one of Sky Sports’ Test match commentators.

# cricket - Sunday 29 April, 2012

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week's best sportwriting
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week's best sportwriting

Apr 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,602 Views 1 Comment

Bidding farewell to football’s greatest manager, the mathematical possibilities of MMA and the gut-wrenching fall of sport’s first superagent.

# cricket - Friday 27 April, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Telly Box
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# Telly Box

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Apr 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 549 Views 1 Comment

There is always another monsoon lurking around the corner so settle in for the weekend with this bevvy of sports… and snooker

# cricket - Monday 16 April, 2012

ICC limit 2019 Cricket World Cup to 10 teams
# Cricket
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# Cricket

ICC limit 2019 Cricket World Cup to 10 teams

Apr 16th 2012, 3:35 PM 3,533 Views 0 Comments

Ireland will have to compete against two test-playing nations to qualify for a spot at the 2019 World Cup in England.

# cricket - Sunday 8 April, 2012

The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament
# Behind The Scenes
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# Behind The Scenes

The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament

Apr 8th 2012, 11:31 AM 2,645 Views 5 Comments

In their own words, Ireland’s cricketers tell their story.

# cricket - Friday 6 April, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Goggle Box
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# Goggle Box

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Apr 6th 2012, 9:17 AM 376 Views 0 Comments

If you’ve been good for lent, get your feet up and get stuck into the Taytos and TK for the weekend with this lot.

# cricket - Sunday 25 March, 2012

11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days
# Freeze Frame
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# Freeze Frame

11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days

Mar 25th 2012, 10:30 AM 5,711 Views 1 Comment

From cricketing heroes to simulating strikers, here are 11 images that helped define the week in sport.

# cricket - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Ireland crush Namibia in qualification decider
# Dubai Dreams
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# Dubai Dreams

Ireland crush Namibia in qualification decider

Mar 24th 2012, 12:02 PM 1,942 Views 7 Comments

Victory over the African side brought Ireland’s World Cup qualifying campaign to a satisfying conclusion, but the question of tournament seeding has yet to be resolved.

# cricket - Friday 23 March, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Feet Up
From The42
# Feet Up

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:00 AM 580 Views 5 Comments

Broke after last weekend’s goings on? It’s time to get on the sofa for the weekend.