Ireland’s Andrew Balbirnie. Photograph: William Cherry

Ireland made it 20 straight victories in World T20 qualifiers when they beat the United States by 46 runs at Stormont in Belfast yesterday. John Brac(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield on his way to an unbeaten 56  in the seven-wicket victory over Namibia at the ICC  World Twenty20 Qualifier at Stormont in  Belfast. Photograph:  William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland made a confident start to the defence of their World Twenty20 qualifier crown as they saw off the challenge of Namibia with a seven-wicket (...)

Ireland’s Tyrone Kane at the World Twenty20 qualifier warm-up match in Belfast. Photograph: INPHO/Presseye/Rowland White

Ireland’s bowlers got a work out in a final warm-up game ahead of the World Twenty20 qualifier in Stormont yesterday as they bowled out Oman for 91 be(...)

Waringstown overcame Clontarf at Castle Avenue on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Ruan Pretorious created Irish Senior Cup history by clubbing six sixes in an over as Waringstown beat 2013 winners Clontarf in a thrilling quarter-(...)

Leinster Lightning’s John Mooney: claimed the first century in the competition’s three-year history. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster Lightning skipper John Mooney made 110 not out off just 68 balls to help his side regain the Hanley Energy Interprovincial Twenty20 Cup despi(...)

Coach Matt O’Connor talks to the  Leinster players during the Champions Cup semi-final against Toulon in Marseille. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Matt O’Connor has given his backing to Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster head coach following his departure from the post, while advising whoever do(...)

Tyrone Kane took three wickets in his first over in international cricket as Ireland lost by six wickets to Scotland at Bready. Photo:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An understrength Ireland side were well beaten in the opening game of their three-match Twenty20 International series against Scotland at Bready la(...)

Dom Joyce returned to interprovincial action in Rathmines yesterday

Dom Joyce made a successful return to Interprovincial action after an 11-year gap as his 86 from 71 balls got Leinster Lightning off to a winning star(...)

Ireland’s George Dockrell catches Muhammed Naveed to secure victory over the United Arab Emirates in the Intercontinental Cup clash at Malahide. Photo:    Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Morning rain in Malahide delayed Ireland’s inevitable victory over the United Arab Emirates for half an hour before Craig Young removed number 11 bats(...)

Ireland’s Craig Young celebrates taking a wicket against the UAE during the InterContinental Cup clash at Malahide. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland will have to return to Malahide this morning (11.0) in search of a single wicket after they just failed to wrap up their opening Intercontinen(...)