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# cricket - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Craig Kieswetter nailed the 'Cricket is a Tough Game' Selfie
# One In The Eye
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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
# The Slog Sweep
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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 2,047 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
# The Slog Sweep
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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 5,876 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
# The Slog Sweep
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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 2,433 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
# Howzat?
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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'
# The Slog Sweep
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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 14,406 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
# The Slog Sweep
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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 6,023 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
# Howzat?
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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
# Blame It On The Weatherman
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# Blame It On The Weatherman

Ireland's second ODI against Sri Lanka rained off

May 8th 2014, 6:40 PM 2,803 Views 3 Comments

Typical.

# cricket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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

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

May 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 1,224 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
# Ducks In A Row
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# Ducks In A Row

Cricket team bowled out for princely sum of 3

Apr 28th 2014, 6:40 PM 4,657 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 1,371 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
# Big Test
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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
# Cricket
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# Cricket

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

Mar 25th 2014, 2:23 PM 4,722 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
# Interview
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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 2,573 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 13,016 Views 30 Comments

They ultimately won by just three wickets.

# cricket - Friday 21 February, 2014

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip
# So Close
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# So Close

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip

Feb 21st 2014, 10:35 PM 3,595 Views 4 Comments

The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.

WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International
# T20
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# T20

WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International

Feb 21st 2014, 7:14 PM 3,956 Views 14 Comments

Can Ireland follow up Wednesday’s win with another historic performance in Sabina Park? Watch it live here.

Ireland's T20 showdown with the West Indies to be shown live tonight
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Ireland's T20 showdown with the West Indies to be shown live tonight

Feb 21st 2014, 1:18 PM 3,335 Views 1 Comment

Darren Sammy insists his side did not take the Irish challenge lightly, but is aware that they must improve.

# cricket - Thursday 20 February, 2014

'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
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# 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

Feb 20th 2014, 11:00 AM 2,332 Views 3 Comments

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

Irish cricket stars earn historic win over world champion West Indies
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Irish cricket stars earn historic win over world champion West Indies

Feb 19th 2014, 10:24 PM 16,669 Views 43 Comments

It was a good night for Irish cricket in Jamaica.

# cricket - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with 'stress-related illness'
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with 'stress-related illness'

Feb 4th 2014, 10:21 AM 2,882 Views 3 Comments

Mooney withdraws from Ireland’s tour of the West Indies in order to resume treatment.

# cricket - Monday 27 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 27th 2014, 11:33 AM 3,184 Views 3 Comments

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# cricket - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller
# Giantkillers
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# Giantkillers

Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller

Jan 19th 2014, 8:14 PM 3,437 Views 3 Comments

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

# cricket - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 8th 2014, 8:18 PM 5,162 Views 5 Comments

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

# cricket - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England
# Aussies Rule
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# Aussies Rule

Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England

Jan 5th 2014, 12:05 PM 2,034 Views 11 Comments

The tourists suffered their sixth batting collapse of the series.

# cricket - Friday 3 January, 2014

Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin
# ODI
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# ODI

Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin

Jan 3rd 2014, 3:38 PM 1,780 Views 4 Comments

The two one-day internationals will take place in May.

# cricket - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls
# Sheer Brutality
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# Sheer Brutality

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls

Jan 1st 2014, 10:42 AM 1,872 Views 6 Comments

Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.

# cricket - Thursday 26 December, 2013

'Our number one year' - how Ireland's cricketers won hearts, minds (and everything else) in 2013
# Newsmakers 2013
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# Newsmakers 2013

'Our number one year' - how Ireland's cricketers won hearts, minds (and everything else) in 2013

Dec 26th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,370 Views 3 Comments

A historic treble in 2013 showed just how far Irish cricket has come — and strengthened the country’s claims for Test recognition.

# cricket - Friday 20 December, 2013

Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014
# I Love It
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# I Love It

Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014

Dec 20th 2013, 11:21 AM 1,625 Views 1 Comment

The games will provide a warm up for the 2014 T20 World Cup.

# cricket - Thursday 19 December, 2013

England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape'
# Sorry
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# Sorry

England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape'

Dec 19th 2013, 10:23 AM 1,930 Views 6 Comments

The spin bowler has described his comments as “crass and thoughtless”.

# cricket - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Trent Johnston lands role as Ireland Women's cricket coach
# Short Retirement
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# Short Retirement

Trent Johnston lands role as Ireland Women's cricket coach

Dec 15th 2013, 12:46 PM 1,394 Views 0 Comments

The Australian-born cricketer was out of the international game for all of 48 hours after hanging up his floppy hat on Friday.

# cricket - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Ireland close in on victory over Afghanistan
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Ireland close in on victory over Afghanistan

Dec 12th 2013, 6:25 PM 1,422 Views 4 Comments

The Irish need just five more wickets to regain the trophy.

# cricket - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

England cricketers in the clear after late-night session makes headlines
# Ashes
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# Ashes

England cricketers in the clear after late-night session makes headlines

Dec 3rd 2013, 1:34 PM 1,900 Views 0 Comments

“The Poms can’t handle a sledge but they sure can handle a drink,” said the Sydney Daily Telegraph after Monday’s drinks.

# cricket - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Ireland win World Twenty20 qualifier final in impressive style
# Winners
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# Winners

Ireland win World Twenty20 qualifier final in impressive style

Nov 30th 2013, 8:20 PM 4,272 Views 7 Comments

Paul Stirling top scored with 76 as his side set the fourth highest score in Twenty20 international cricket.

Announcer fired on the spot after he introduces England cricket star Panesar in Indian accent
# You're Fired
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# You're Fired

Announcer fired on the spot after he introduces England cricket star Panesar in Indian accent

Nov 30th 2013, 11:50 AM 5,064 Views 0 Comments

The Aussie PA announcer at Alice Springs dropped after race jibe in England’s latest match.