Ireland are ICC European Division One Champions
August 16th 2014 | Women
A win here at Rugby School will land Ireland the ICC European Division One Championships title.
After the U15s, U17s & U19s all secured victory in their European competitions, can Ireland Women make it a clean-sweep? Tweet us - @IrelandCricket
Ireland are European Division One Champions!
A brilliant opening stand of 77 from Shillington (31) & Joyce (37*), before Joyce and debutant Gaby Lewis (7*) saw Ireland home in the 12th over!
Ireland coach Trent Johnston reflects on the progress of the European Champions over the last 8 months:
Brilliant effort from the Ireland bowlers to restrict the Netherlands to 86-4 off their 20 overs. Lucy O’Reilly led the way with a top figures of 4 overs, 2 maidens, 14 runs,, 2 wickets!
Clare Shillington & Cecelia Joyce get the Ireland chase underway - 87 runs away from the title!
Ireland have won the toss and will bowl first. Mary Waldron captains the side today:
Big day also for two team members - Elena Tice earns her 50th cap for the Ireland side, while Gaby Lewis take her international bow: