Team Management

  • Phil Simmons

    Head Coach

    Simmons succeeded Adrian Birrell as coach of the Ireland national cricket team after the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup. The former West Indies international has overseen Ireland's transformation into a team to be reckoned with in the last 7 years.

  • Roy Torrens


    Roy has served as manager of the national men's team since they made a splash at the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup. He won 30 caps for Ireland as a player and has been nominated into the Cricket Ireland Hall of Fame. As manager he plays an crucial role within the Irish Men's Squad.

  • Peter Johnston

    Assistant Coach

    Johnston has also been a member of the Ireland team management since 2007 and with his expertise in Performance analysis, he is a valuable asset to Simmons' backroom staff.

  • Brendan Connor

    Strength & Conditioning Coach

    Connor joined the staff at Cricket Ireland in early 2011 and has since made a huge impact on the players' ability to avoid injury and compete in tough conditions across the world.

  • Kieran O'Reilly


    Kieran O'Reilly has worked with Cricket Ireland since 2009 while also running his own clinic - Absolute Physiotherapy - and also working with the Dublin Senior Football team.

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