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# cricket - Thursday 27 November, 2014

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

Nov 27th 2014, 11:39 AM 19,905 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
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# RIP

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

Nov 27th 2014, 6:36 AM 27,014 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
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# 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.

# cricket - Friday 14 November, 2014

'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan
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# Irish Roots

'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan

Nov 14th 2014, 4:50 PM 4,476 Views 6 Comments

The batsman also claims his hurling days don’t influence his cricket as much as many believe.

# cricket - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Rohit Sharma just broke all sorts of cricket records
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# Howzat?

Rohit Sharma just broke all sorts of cricket records

Nov 13th 2014, 3:40 PM 3,133 Views 0 Comments

That’s some striking.

# cricket - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Cricket fan wins €3,000 for making this sliding one-handed catch in his bare feet
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# Howzat?

Cricket fan wins €3,000 for making this sliding one-handed catch in his bare feet

Nov 12th 2014, 6:07 PM 4,659 Views 2 Comments

His brother-in-law put it up, and he snagged the big catch.

# cricket - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Flintoff to continue shock playing return Down Under
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# Freddie

Flintoff to continue shock playing return Down Under

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:32 PM 6,975 Views 0 Comments

Age is but a number for Freddie.

# cricket - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 21st 2014, 9:03 PM 3,985 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Cricket

Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour

Oct 17th 2014, 1:19 PM 3,156 Views 1 Comment

The opening batsman left the camp due to personal reasons.

# cricket - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Out of the Ashes
# Reel Stories
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# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Out of the Ashes

Oct 12th 2014, 9:30 PM 2,936 Views 0 Comments

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
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# 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

Sep 17th 2014, 7:59 PM 6,840 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Big Boost

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

Sep 17th 2014, 3:48 PM 10,017 Views 15 Comments

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
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# The Slog Sweep

Test status within 'grasping distance', says Cricket Ireland president

Sep 11th 2014, 5:23 PM 3,055 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Looking Back

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

Aug 29th 2014, 4:15 PM 4,898 Views 10 Comments

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
# Close Call
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# Close Call

This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile

Aug 25th 2014, 6:53 PM 2,752 Views 0 Comments

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
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Aug 21st 2014, 5:12 PM 1,659 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Gaza

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match

Jul 29th 2014, 11:21 AM 3,020 Views 2 Comments

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!'
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# The Slog Sweep

Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'

Jul 24th 2014, 4:24 PM 4,404 Views 3 Comments

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'
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Jul 18th 2014, 11:47 AM 3,465 Views 2 Comments

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
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# One Day Internationals

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

Jul 16th 2014, 5:13 PM 6,991 Views 15 Comments

“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
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# One In The Eye

Craig Kieswetter nailed the 'Cricket is a Tough Game' Selfie

Jul 16th 2014, 1:12 PM 3,834 Views 2 Comments

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
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Jul 10th 2014, 4:26 PM 2,046 Views 4 Comments

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
# Ingenious
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# Ingenious

New Zealand cricketer makes a simply incredible catch against West Indies

Jul 6th 2014, 10:49 PM 5,292 Views 7 Comments

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
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:41 PM 5,872 Views 0 Comments

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
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Jun 26th 2014, 5:36 PM 2,430 Views 1 Comment

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

We don't like cricket* but we love this brilliant two-man catch
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# Howzat?

We don't like cricket* but we love this brilliant two-man catch

Jun 7th 2014, 11:26 AM 3,405 Views 10 Comments

*Actually, we do like cricket.

# cricket - Thursday 5 June, 2014

George Hook: 'No more than Keane in Saipan, they have abandoned their country'
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Jun 5th 2014, 7:16 PM 14,400 Views 51 Comments

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
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# The Slog Sweep

'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party

May 15th 2014, 3:14 PM 6,021 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Howzat?

Ireland to host one-day internationals with England and Australia

May 12th 2014, 11:34 AM 1,487 Views 0 Comments

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

# cricket - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Ireland's second ODI against Sri Lanka rained off
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# Blame It On The Weatherman

Ireland's second ODI against Sri Lanka rained off

May 8th 2014, 6:40 PM 2,800 Views 3 Comments

Typical.

# cricket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf
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# Howzat?

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf

May 6th 2014, 6:53 PM 2,125 Views 2 Comments

The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,

LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International
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# Watch Here

LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International

May 6th 2014, 11:41 AM 3,061 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Cricket

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

May 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 1,223 Views 2 Comments

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
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# Ducks In A Row

Cricket team bowled out for princely sum of 3

Apr 28th 2014, 6:40 PM 4,656 Views 2 Comments

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
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# ODI

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

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:49 AM 1,369 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Big Test

Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition

Apr 10th 2014, 4:15 PM 3,587 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Cricket

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

Mar 25th 2014, 2:23 PM 4,719 Views 5 Comments

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
# Women's World T20
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# Women's World T20

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

Mar 25th 2014, 7:30 AM 1,950 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Interview

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

Mar 17th 2014, 6:47 PM 2,572 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

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

Mar 17th 2014, 12:52 PM 13,012 Views 30 Comments

They ultimately won by just three wickets.