Graham Ford and his Ireland squad had long left these shores for warmer climes by the time the current chill descended, but the cold and wet of an already bleak Irish winter had long since reached his bones over the opening weeks of the New Year.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
In all those years of success following that incredible 2007 World Cup win over Pakistan, there was a sense that the Irish sporting public couldn’t quite get their head around the fact they had a cricket team that was taking on and beating the best teams in the world.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
When Cricket South Africa announced last November that they had invited Ireland to play two one-day internationals in Benoni ahead of their series against Australia in September 2016, there was some quiet jubilation in Irish cricketing circles.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
When Ireland begin their ICC World T20 campaign against Oman on March 9, there may be just a handful of “Blarney Army” supporters in the 23,000-capacity cricket stadium in the Indian city of Dharamsala.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016