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A 50th anniversary tribute to ‘Sion Mills 1969’

A 50th anniversary tribute to ‘Sion Mills 1969’

July 2nd 2019 | International, Other

SION MILLS - On 2 July 1969 something was not right with world cricket. Well, so it seemed for fans of the game when they opened up their newspapers the next day. The Irish "Supermen", as they were dubbed in the UK's Daily Mirror, had humbled the mighty West Indies at Sion Mills - bowling the visitors out for just 25.

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Singh when you’re winning, Ireland Wolves claim second victory over a touring international side

Singh when you’re winning, Ireland Wolves claim second victory over a touring international side

June 29th 2019 | International, Youth, Other

EGLINTON – Irish international Simi Singh remarkably hit his second score in the 90s for Ireland Wolves against a full-strength senior international touring side this season as the home side held its nerve and claimed a 27-run victory against Zimbabwe at Eglinton Cricket Club today.

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22 million views: Irish Men’s and Women’s cricket to be showcased globally via livestream

22 million views: Irish Men’s and Women’s cricket to be showcased globally via livestream

June 28th 2019 | International, Other

DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland today announced that all nine matches of the Ireland versus Zimbabwe men’s and women’s teams being played across Northern Ireland will be livestreamed via Youtube, and also released viewing figures of its recent international livestreams with around 22 million views collectively this season to date.

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Ireland squad announced for Under-19s Cricket World Cup Qualifier

Ireland squad announced for Under-19s Cricket World Cup Qualifier

June 28th 2019 | International, Other

DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland has today named an exciting 14-player Under-19s squad that will travel to Worcestershire next week, prior to competing in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in Netherlands in late July.

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INTERVIEW: Ireland Wolves captain Harry Tector on Saturday’s clash with Zimbabwe

INTERVIEW: Ireland Wolves captain Harry Tector on Saturday’s clash with Zimbabwe

June 28th 2019 | International, Other

EGLINTON – The Ireland Wolves will once again be in action when they take on Zimbabwe at Eglinton on Saturday, and captain Harry Tector is relishing the opportunity to lead out the Wolves once more against a Full Member side knowing the National Selectors will be watching his sides performance.

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Knights tame Lightning in dominant display at Pembroke

Knights tame Lightning in dominant display at Pembroke

June 27th 2019 | International, Other

The Northern Knights put in a brilliant all-round performance to comfortably beat Leinster Lightning by seven wickets and record their fourth win in Sydney Parade in the last week.

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Recall call a nice start to Thompson’s Tuesday

Recall call a nice start to Thompson’s Tuesday

June 27th 2019 | International, Other

BELFAST – An unexpected phone call from the national selectors to the back-at-work former international Greg Thompson was a “great way to start the day”, as the Waringstown captain and Northern Knights stalwart was informed he had been selected in the Ireland Men’s T20I squad for the first time in two-and-a-half years.

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PREVIEW: Can Lightning strike back or will Knights charge on?

PREVIEW: Can Lightning strike back or will Knights charge on?

June 26th 2019 | International, Other

Leinster Lightning will be looking for revenge on the Northern Knights after the Knights came out on top in the recent T20 clash between the two sides. Given the high-quality game of cricket on display on Monday, expectations are high as these two sides face-off in the 50-over format at Pembroke tomorrow.

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Advisory: Get on the case for a Trinity College cricket scholarship

June 26th 2019 | International, Youth, Other

With the Leaving Certificate drawing to a close and the CAO Change of Mind form due to be submitted by 1 July 2019, pupils will be looking forward to a good break before picking up a book again. But student cricketers will need to get one more thing done before 17 July if they want to apply for a Trinity Sports Scholarship for 2019-20.

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A tribute to Alfie Linehan by Robin Walsh

June 25th 2019 | International, Other

Irish cricket has lost one of its true gentlemen with the death of Alfie Linehan at the age of 79.

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