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# 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 4,157 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 2,999 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 2,607 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
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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 2,641 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 1,943 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 5,372 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
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# 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 20,045 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 5,389 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 5,882 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 7,475 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
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# RIP

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

Nov 27th 2014, 8:37 PM 12,124 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
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# RIP

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

Nov 27th 2014, 11:39 AM 19,921 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
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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 27,040 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
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# Best Wishes

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury

Nov 25th 2014, 7:50 AM 4,812 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
# Irish Roots
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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 4,511 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
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Rohit Sharma just broke all sorts of cricket records

Nov 13th 2014, 3:40 PM 3,163 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
# Howzat?
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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 4,686 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
# Freddie
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# Freddie

Flintoff to continue shock playing return Down Under

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:32 PM 6,990 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
# Cricket
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# Cricket

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

Oct 21st 2014, 9:03 PM 3,992 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
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour

Oct 17th 2014, 1:19 PM 3,161 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 2,964 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
# Wednesday
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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 6,851 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
# Big Boost
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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 10,068 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
# The Slog Sweep
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Sep 11th 2014, 5:23 PM 3,071 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
# Looking Back
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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 4,955 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 2,757 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
# The Slog Sweep
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# The Slog Sweep

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

Aug 21st 2014, 5:12 PM 1,673 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
# Gaza
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# Gaza

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match

Jul 29th 2014, 11:21 AM 3,042 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!'
# The Slog Sweep
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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 4,426 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'
# The Slog Sweep
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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 3,486 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
# One Day Internationals
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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 7,008 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
# 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 3,866 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 2,067 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 5,306 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 5,897 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 2,462 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 3,425 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 14,424 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 6,045 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 1,518 Views 0 Comments

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