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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# The Slog Sweep

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Cricket Ireland landed a multi-million euro sponsor - but where exactly will the money go?
Cricket Ireland performance director Richard Holdsworth spoke to this week’s episode of the Slog Sweep.
Test status within 'grasping distance', says Cricket Ireland president
Joe Doherty gave his thoughts on the future of cricket in Ireland and his hopes for the World Cup.
Cricketer Ed Joyce reflects on the reasons for his switch from England to Ireland
The 35-year-old star said he “always would have preferred” to represent his birth country.
Johnston: Cricket's Girls in Green deserve every bit of success
Departing women’s cricket coach Trent Johnston says the opportunity to work in his native Australia was “too good to pass up.”
Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'
Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.
'Apart from my two kids being born, it was the greatest day of my life'
Trent Johnston remembers the day that Ireland turned the cricket world upside down in this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep.
Deutrom: I still believe that Ireland will be playing Test cricket by 2020
Warren Deutrom tells The Slog Sweep podcast that Ireland’s strategic ambition has paved the way for other aspiring Associates.
'An absolute bonus': how 3 Irish lads ended up at Australia's Ashes party
Aussie bowling coach Craig McDermott speaks to this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep podcast.
Ireland's Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed
The now-retired batsman recalls his One Day heroics in the Caribbean and the greatest St Patrick’s Day party of all time.
'Had Ed still been eligible for England, he may well have been in the shake-up for selection'
The England selectors have their eye on one of Ireland’s main men (again!).
George Hook: 'No more than Keane in Saipan, they have abandoned their country'
Hook blasts Eoin Morgan and Boyd Rankin for pursuing their Test cricket ambitions with England.
'A surreal day': how Ireland's Gary Wilson gave his name to a gin and whiskey cocktail
Surrey’s new captain is a real fan favourite at the Oval.
'I realised very quickly that the kitbag in the boot of the car was all I had to start my job'
Adrian Birrell recalls the underwhelming state of Irish cricket when he arrived as national coach 12 years ago.
'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party
Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.