Praise flows in for the careers of our four retirees
GEORGETOWN - The cricket community worldwide has joined in with praise and recognition for the careers of Isobel Joyce, Cecelia Joyce, Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe who all retired from international cricket last night.
e at the start of the night that two legends of the game were retiring - Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe - the Joyce sisters added to the emotion of the night by announcing to their teammates at the conclusion of the match against New Zealand that they too had chosen to end their careers.
Immediately tributes started pouring in on social media for the outstanding careers of these four Irish cricket champions. Here is just a sample:
The wonderful @meljones_33 with our four retirees:@CiaraJMetcalfe @izzyjoyce @CeceliaJoyce44 @ShillersC— Ireland Women’s Cricket Team (@IrishWomensCric) November 17, 2018
Thanks to each of you for your dedication and commitment to Irish cricket. You’re a role model to many.#BackingGreen pic.twitter.com/OpkArziO4i
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