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# cricket - Saturday 25 July, 2015

'We have no right to win every game but that's what everyone expects us to do'
# Stirling Job
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# Stirling Job

'We have no right to win every game but that's what everyone expects us to do'

Jul 25th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,564 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s quest for another trophy continues today when they face Netherlands.

# cricket - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland have qualified for next year's World Twenty20 in the most dramatic fashion
# The Blarney Army
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# The Blarney Army

Ireland have qualified for next year's World Twenty20 in the most dramatic fashion

Jul 19th 2015, 5:24 PM 9,615 Views 4 Comments

That’s now seven World Cups in 10 years for Ireland.

# cricket - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today
# Oh Balls!
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# Oh Balls!

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today

Jul 9th 2015, 4:52 PM 5,083 Views 6 Comments

Hans Moleman presents: Man getting hit by cricket ball.

# cricket - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals
# Closure
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# Closure

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

May 28th 2015, 7:53 AM 4,576 Views 3 Comments

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

# cricket - Sunday 10 May, 2015

'I want to evolve what you're doing here and take Ireland to the next level'
# Interview
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# Interview

'I want to evolve what you're doing here and take Ireland to the next level'

May 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,827 Views 5 Comments

We sat down with new Ireland head coach John Bracewell this week to talk about his ambition to bring Test cricket to these shores.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Johnny B Good! The Irish cricket team have appointed their new head coach
# Meet The New Boss
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# Meet The New Boss

Johnny B Good! The Irish cricket team have appointed their new head coach

Apr 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 5,352 Views 3 Comments

Former Black Caps coach John Bracewell replaces Phil Simmons.

# cricket - Sunday 5 April, 2015

'Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they're not going to ruin our club'
# Interview
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# Interview

'Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they're not going to ruin our club'

Apr 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 51,356 Views 69 Comments

Four years of hard work and €6,500 has gone up in smoke but Cabinteely Cricket Club are desperately shifting through the wreckage for salvation.

# cricket - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal
# Backing Green
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# Backing Green

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

Mar 7th 2015, 3:05 PM 12,171 Views 5 Comments

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

# cricket - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton's unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments
# Below The Belt
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# Below The Belt

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton's unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments

Feb 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 8,183 Views 6 Comments

Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.

# cricket - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio's jail sentence and all today's sport
# Wednesday
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# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio's jail sentence and all today's sport

Feb 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 21,112 Views 1 Comment

Here’s all the sport Wednesday had to offer.

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup
# Shoot For The Moon
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# Shoot For The Moon

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup

Feb 25th 2015, 9:16 AM 3,130 Views 0 Comments

*And by ‘new’ we mean since the cinematic release of PS I Love You in December 2007.

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years
# Neighbours
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# Neighbours

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years

Feb 25th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,011 Views 9 Comments

Ahead of Sunday’s showdown in Dublin, we look at more tussles with the English.

# cricket - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*
# Great Expectations
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# Great Expectations

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:54 PM 4,387 Views 3 Comments

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

We don’t like cricket, we love it but how much do you know about the sport?
# Quiz
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# Quiz

We don’t like cricket, we love it but how much do you know about the sport?

Feb 23rd 2015, 9:47 PM 24,526 Views 48 Comments

Do you know your LBW from your googlies?

# cricket - Saturday 21 February, 2015

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week
# Below The Belt
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# Below The Belt

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week

Feb 21st 2015, 6:30 PM 6,248 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring romantic walks with swans in Glendalough.

# cricket - Monday 16 February, 2015

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat
# That's Just Not Cricket
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# That's Just Not Cricket

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat

Feb 16th 2015, 8:28 PM 7,124 Views 4 Comments

Darren Sammy and Ireland’s John Mooney have been fined by the ICC.

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it's a great game altogether
# What A Belter
# What A Belter

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it's a great game altogether

Feb 16th 2015, 10:39 AM 13,140 Views 52 Comments

The North’s Deputy First Minister surprised many with a radio appearance this morning to talk exclusively about the sport, and Ireland’s overnight win.

'I don't have sympathy for my opponents. It's not in me' - Phil Simmons
# I Love It
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# I Love It

'I don't have sympathy for my opponents. It's not in me' - Phil Simmons

Feb 16th 2015, 9:44 AM 3,939 Views 3 Comments

Nelson win was as good an Irish performance as coach Phil Simmons has ever seen.

'I don't see it as an upset' - Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

'I don't see it as an upset' - Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies

Feb 16th 2015, 8:08 AM 4,518 Views 6 Comments

The Irish skipper took aim at the game’s two-tier system.

# cricket - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Up to €8,000 worth of damage caused after Cabinteely cricket pitch set on fire
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Up to €8,000 worth of damage caused after Cabinteely cricket pitch set on fire

Feb 5th 2015, 5:24 PM 27,275 Views 50 Comments

The club may now have to abandon their season if the pitch can’t be repaired.

# cricket - Friday 23 January, 2015

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages
# Cash
# Cash

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:49 AM 12,582 Views 18 Comments

A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.

# cricket - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Seagull gets killed by cricket ball, resurrects and receives standing ovation
# Lucky Escape
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# Lucky Escape

Seagull gets killed by cricket ball, resurrects and receives standing ovation

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:58 PM 7,340 Views 3 Comments

Miracles do happen.

# cricket - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'
# Underfire
From The42
# Underfire

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'

Jan 19th 2015, 8:31 PM 3,820 Views 10 Comments

It’s not the first time David Warner has been embroiled in controversy.

# cricket - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Ireland hit stumbling block as they lose to Afghanistan for first time in five years
# Upset
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# Upset

Ireland hit stumbling block as they lose to Afghanistan for first time in five years

Jan 17th 2015, 11:00 PM 4,900 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side need to beat Scotland on Monday to win the Dubai Tri-series.

# cricket - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Records tumble as Ireland's World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest
# Carnage
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# Carnage

Records tumble as Ireland's World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest

Jan 11th 2015, 7:05 PM 3,843 Views 1 Comment

There was carnage as David Miller hit a six over a four-tiered stand and onto a golf course.

# cricket - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Ireland start as they mean to go on but room for improvement as World Cup groundwork begins
# CWC15
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# CWC15

Ireland start as they mean to go on but room for improvement as World Cup groundwork begins

Jan 10th 2015, 7:21 PM 3,121 Views 1 Comment

Phil Simmons’ side are in Dubai for an ODI tri-series.

# cricket - Monday 5 January, 2015

History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup
# CWC15
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# CWC15

History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup

Jan 5th 2015, 4:10 PM 4,091 Views 6 Comments

There are just 39 days until the tournament gets underway.

# cricket - Thursday 1 January, 2015

After hitting a plateau in their headlong progress, 2015 is a seminal year for Ireland
# High Hopes
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# High Hopes

After hitting a plateau in their headlong progress, 2015 is a seminal year for Ireland

Jan 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 2,971 Views 2 Comments

There is plenty to look forward to over the next twelve months, including the World Cup.

# cricket - Saturday 27 December, 2014

John Mooney's heroic innings the day after revealing his battle with depression - My 2014 sporting moment
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

John Mooney's heroic innings the day after revealing his battle with depression - My 2014 sporting moment

Dec 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

The ovation he received was spine-tingling.

# cricket - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Ireland's World Cup squad takes shape as Ed Joyce returns for final warm-up series
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Ireland's World Cup squad takes shape as Ed Joyce returns for final warm-up series

Dec 11th 2014, 9:47 PM 2,635 Views 0 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side will play Scotland and Afghanistan in the New Year as part of their preparation.

# cricket - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Michael Clarke's century was a perfect tribute to friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes
# RIP Phil Hughes
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# RIP Phil Hughes

Michael Clarke's century was a perfect tribute to friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes

Dec 10th 2014, 9:26 AM 1,928 Views 0 Comments

Captain overcomes injury to post Test century against India.

# cricket - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

'Rest in peace my little brother' - Aussie captain's emotional funeral tribute to Phillip Hughes
# RIP
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# RIP

'Rest in peace my little brother' - Aussie captain's emotional funeral tribute to Phillip Hughes

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:08 PM 5,358 Views 2 Comments

Michael Clarke delivered a moving eulogy at the service today in Hughes’ home town.

# cricket - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

John Mooney: 'I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

John Mooney: 'I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future'

Dec 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 20,025 Views 12 Comments

The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.

# cricket - Monday 1 December, 2014

Touching scorecard change means Phillip Hughes will forever be 63 not out
# 63 Not Out
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# 63 Not Out

Touching scorecard change means Phillip Hughes will forever be 63 not out

Dec 1st 2014, 12:58 PM 5,362 Views 1 Comment

Hughes died on Thursday after being struck on the back of the head by a ball.

# cricket - Saturday 29 November, 2014

It's hard not to get emotional watching Aussie skipper Michael Clarke pay tribute to Phillip Hughes
# Putoutyourbats
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# Putoutyourbats

It's hard not to get emotional watching Aussie skipper Michael Clarke pay tribute to Phillip Hughes

Nov 29th 2014, 10:59 AM 5,871 Views 5 Comments

Fair dues to Clarke. This wasn’t easy.

# cricket - Friday 28 November, 2014

The touching #putoutyourbats Phillip Hughes tribute has gone viral
# 63notout
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# 63notout

The touching #putoutyourbats Phillip Hughes tribute has gone viral

Nov 28th 2014, 2:25 PM 7,451 Views 4 Comments

Cricket fans around the world are paying tribute online.

# cricket - Thursday 27 November, 2014

No words seem right - Phillip Joel Hughes, Cap 408, will forever remain 63 not out
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

No words seem right - Phillip Joel Hughes, Cap 408, will forever remain 63 not out

Nov 27th 2014, 8:37 PM 12,099 Views 14 Comments

A tragic accident has left cricket in a communal state of numbness and disbelief, writes Ryan Bailey.

Australia's Daily Telegraph has retired tomorrow's back page in memory of Phil Hughes
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Australia's Daily Telegraph has retired tomorrow's back page in memory of Phil Hughes

Nov 27th 2014, 11:39 AM 19,903 Views 17 Comments

Irish cricket “stunned and saddened” by Hughes’ tragic death.

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball

Nov 27th 2014, 6:36 AM 27,012 Views 27 Comments

The 25-year-old never regained consciousness after being struck on the head by a ball two days ago.

# cricket - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury
# Best Wishes
From The42
# Best Wishes

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury

Nov 25th 2014, 7:50 AM 4,798 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old crashed to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the head while playing for South Australia.