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(...)

 Football Association of Ireland  statement addressing the €5 million settlement agreement with Fifa to drop legal action over the Thierry Henry handball that kept the country out of the 2010 World Cup.

Fifa released a statement on Thursday night in a bid to clarify remarks made earlier in the day by FAI chief executive John Delaney over a €5 milli(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney has confirmed the association received a payment from Fifa resulting from the fall-out from the Thierry Henry handball incident in a World Cup play-off. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

FAI chief executive John Delaney has insisted that a payment, believed to be €5 million, received by the association from Fifa resulting from the a fa(...)

Ireland’s John Mooney celebrates taking a wicket with team-mates at Malahide.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan.

A morning batting collapse that saw them lose their last seven wickets for just 72 runs proved just a temporary aberration as Ireland’s bowlers reduce(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield and Paul Stirling in action during the InterContinental Cup match against UAE at Malahide. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

John Bracewell’s first day at the office as Ireland cricket coach in Malahide proved a record-breaking one as Ed Joyce broke both individual and natio(...)