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# cricket - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive
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# Sensational

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive

Aug 25th 2019, 5:05 PM 6,998 Views 17 Comments

England required perfection to keep their series afloat and got just that courtesy of the 28-year-old’s performance.

# cricket - Friday 23 August, 2019

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out
# Ignominy
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# Ignominy

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out

Aug 23rd 2019, 7:41 PM 5,925 Views 8 Comments

This was England’s lowest Ashes total since 1948 and the fourth time in 18 months they had been dismissed for under a hundred in a Test.

# cricket - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020

Aug 21st 2019, 11:25 AM 1,955 Views 0 Comments

The newly announced ODIs form part of Ireland’s involvement in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

# cricket - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light
# The Ashes
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# The Ashes

Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light

Aug 18th 2019, 8:11 PM 3,788 Views 4 Comments

Australia hold a 1-0 series lead as the Ashes heads to Headingly next week.

# cricket - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test
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# Ashes

Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test

Aug 17th 2019, 9:17 PM 3,776 Views 1 Comment

Australia know early wickets on Sunday could leave them in a position to press for a victory.

# cricket - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener
# Victory
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# Victory

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Aug 4th 2019, 6:56 PM 5,768 Views 9 Comments

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

# cricket - Friday 2 August, 2019

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat
# The Ashes
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# The Ashes

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:33 PM 3,563 Views 2 Comments

England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.

# cricket - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener
# The Ashes
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# The Ashes

Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener

Aug 1st 2019, 7:36 PM 5,310 Views 5 Comments

The Australian batsman scored a backs-to-the-wall century on the opening day at Edgbaston.

# cricket - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up
# Ahem
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# Ahem

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up

Jul 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 3,928 Views 1 Comment

Prithvi Shaw will be banned from cricket until mid-November, his suspension having been backdated to March.

# cricket - Thursday 25 July, 2019

A childhood dream realised for Ireland's hero against England at Lord's
# Lord's Mayor
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# Lord's Mayor

A childhood dream realised for Ireland's hero against England at Lord's

Jul 25th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,514 Views 6 Comments

‘It’s as good a feeling as I’ve had in my career,’ said Tim Murtagh after his five-wicket haul.

# cricket - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Ireland lead England by 122 runs after bowling hosts out for 85 in historic Lord's Test
# Day One
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# Day One

Ireland lead England by 122 runs after bowling hosts out for 85 in historic Lord's Test

Updated Jul 24th 2019, 7:17 PM 59,115 Views 75 Comments

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh ran riot in London, sealing a place on the Lord’s honours board with a five-for.

'We don't want to sleepwalk into this': England out to lay down a marker in historic Ireland Test
# London Calling
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# London Calling

'We don't want to sleepwalk into this': England out to lay down a marker in historic Ireland Test

Jul 24th 2019, 9:38 AM 5,288 Views 6 Comments

England have one eye on the Ashes as Ireland arrive in Lord’s.

# cricket - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Morgan: 'Crazy' World Cup triumph doesn’t feel like a fair result
# Troubled
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# Troubled

Morgan: 'Crazy' World Cup triumph doesn’t feel like a fair result

Jul 20th 2019, 2:34 PM 6,866 Views 6 Comments

The England captain is slightly uncomfortable with the nature of his side’s victory.

# cricket - Friday 19 July, 2019

England's World Cup winning captain returning home to play for Dublin Chiefs
# Cricket
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# Cricket

England's World Cup winning captain returning home to play for Dublin Chiefs

Jul 19th 2019, 3:49 PM 10,825 Views 19 Comments

Rush native Eoin Morgan is set to be involved in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam next month.

# cricket - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast
# Backing Green
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# Backing Green

Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast

Jul 4th 2019, 10:25 PM 7,048 Views 6 Comments

They beat a full member in an ODI Series at home for the first time ever.

# cricket - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid
# Transition
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# Transition

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid

Jun 25th 2019, 9:59 AM 12,975 Views 8 Comments

Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine both failed to make the cut.

# cricket - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Ed Joyce appointed interim head coach of Ireland women
# Installed
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# Installed

Ed Joyce appointed interim head coach of Ireland women

Jun 18th 2019, 4:17 PM 4,387 Views 2 Comments

The former Irish batsman takes over from Aaron Hamilton, who left the role on Monday.

# cricket - Thursday 30 May, 2019

England's Dubliner captain Morgan eyeing World Cup glory as hosts 'embrace' excitement
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

England's Dubliner captain Morgan eyeing World Cup glory as hosts 'embrace' excitement

May 30th 2019, 9:37 AM 3,054 Views 10 Comments

The Cricket World Cup kicks off across the water today.

# cricket - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Ireland record much-needed win over World Cup-bound Afghanistan
# ODI
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# ODI

Ireland record much-needed win over World Cup-bound Afghanistan

May 19th 2019, 7:14 PM 3,955 Views 0 Comments

Graham Ford’s side take a 1-0 lead in their series up north.

# cricket - Friday 10 May, 2019

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
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# Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

May 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 31,840 Views 21 Comments

A look back at a very memorable few days of sporting action.

# cricket - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Morgan says England team-mate axed for 'complete disregard' of team values
# Cut
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# Cut

Morgan says England team-mate axed for 'complete disregard' of team values

May 2nd 2019, 3:46 PM 7,138 Views 6 Comments

The England captain addressed the controversy surrounding Alex Hales at a press conference in Dublin today.

# cricket - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Australian cricketer jailed for five years for raping sleeping woman in teammate's bedroom
# Alex Hepburn
# Alex Hepburn

Australian cricketer jailed for five years for raping sleeping woman in teammate's bedroom

Apr 30th 2019, 10:43 PM 38,150 Views 28 Comments

Alex Hepburn had set up a sexual conquest ‘game’ with friends on WhatsApp.

# cricket - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Special day' for Australian female umpire who made history officiating men's ODI
# Calling The Shots
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# Calling The Shots

'Special day' for Australian female umpire who made history officiating men's ODI

Apr 29th 2019, 8:10 AM 2,521 Views 2 Comments

Claire Polosak became the first female umpire to stand in a men’s one-day cricket international.

# cricket - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Indian cricketer faces backlash after controversial run out incident
# It's Just Not Cricket
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# It's Just Not Cricket

Indian cricketer faces backlash after controversial run out incident

Mar 26th 2019, 11:25 AM 10,974 Views 7 Comments

Ravi Ashwin ignited another ‘spirit of the game’ debate yesterday when he ran Jos Buttler out during an Indian Premier League match.

# cricket - Friday 8 March, 2019

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead
# Well Beaten
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# Well Beaten

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead

Mar 8th 2019, 4:04 PM 3,091 Views 0 Comments

Rashid Khan helped his side recover from 131-7 to make 223 all out before they skittled the Irish for 114 in Dehradun.

# cricket - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland
# Battling Performance
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# Battling Performance

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland

Mar 5th 2019, 8:15 PM 4,455 Views 2 Comments

Andy Balbirnie took advantage of being dropped on 51 to steer Ireland home, making 145 not out from just 136 balls.

# cricket - Thursday 14 February, 2019

West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players
# Not Cricket
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# Not Cricket

West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players

Feb 14th 2019, 9:50 AM 4,682 Views 6 Comments

The bowler has been banned for four games.

# cricket - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm

Feb 13th 2019, 3:53 PM 3,631 Views 2 Comments

Shannon Gabriel admitted breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in an exchange with England captain Joe Root.

# cricket - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident
# Verbals
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# Verbals

Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident

Feb 12th 2019, 9:16 PM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Shannon Gabriel and Joe Root exchanged words on day three of the third Test.

'There's nothing wrong with being gay' - England cricket captain's response to alleged sledging
# Joe Root
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# Joe Root

'There's nothing wrong with being gay' - England cricket captain's response to alleged sledging

Feb 12th 2019, 12:05 PM 37,224 Views 37 Comments

Joe Root told West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel not to ‘use it as an insult’ in an on-field exchange.

# cricket - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Ball-tampering ban helped Australian cricketer 'grow as a human being'
# Maturing
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# Maturing

Ball-tampering ban helped Australian cricketer 'grow as a human being'

Jan 3rd 2019, 5:03 PM 2,784 Views 4 Comments

David Warner is currently serving a one-year suspension from international and state cricket.

# cricket - Thursday 6 December, 2018

The West Indies are coming back to Ireland next summer
# Cricket
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# Cricket

The West Indies are coming back to Ireland next summer

Dec 6th 2018, 12:29 PM 1,535 Views 5 Comments

Dublin games will mark the first time since 2007 that a senior West Indies side will have played in Ireland.

# cricket - Friday 16 November, 2018

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'
# Winless
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# Winless

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'

Nov 16th 2018, 12:52 PM 1,892 Views 3 Comments

‘You can see the foundations are there for us if we were a professional side,’ Isobel Joyce said after a third loss to India.

# cricket - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan

Nov 14th 2018, 8:11 AM 1,709 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lost out to Australia in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener.

# cricket - Monday 12 November, 2018

Ireland hammered by Australia in World T20 opener
# Group B
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# Group B

Ireland hammered by Australia in World T20 opener

Nov 12th 2018, 11:02 AM 2,500 Views 0 Comments

Alyssa Healy made history as the tournament favourites earned a nine-wicket victory in Guyana.

# cricket - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting
# Alastair Cook
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# Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Sep 16th 2018, 8:30 AM 3,940 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series

Aug 29th 2018, 9:50 PM 3,355 Views 1 Comment

The sides will meet again in Friday’s decider.

# cricket - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:37 PM 3,290 Views 3 Comments

Ireland will be playing to avoid a whitewash in Belfast on Friday.

# cricket - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub
# Cleared
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# Cleared

England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub

Aug 14th 2018, 4:01 PM 3,584 Views 13 Comments

He has rejoined the squad.

# cricket - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Dates confirmed for historic England-Ireland Test clash
# Special Occasion
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# Special Occasion

Dates confirmed for historic England-Ireland Test clash

Jul 19th 2018, 12:51 PM 5,329 Views 11 Comments

The game will be played at Lord’s.