William Porterfield scored 30 off 15 balls to help Ireland to a seven-run win over Papua New Guinea. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland wrapped up a series victory over Papua New Guinea with a seven-run win in a rain-affected second Twenty20 international at Townsville. In a (...)

Niall O’Brien has 50 dismissals so far in the Intercontinental Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s quest for Test status moved a step closer after they completed a 145 run win on the final day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash agains(...)

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh took a career-best four for 32 with the ball to dismiss Zimbabwe for just 187

Tim Murtagh shone with bat and ball as Ireland secured a consolation win in the third one-day international against Zimbabwe in Harare. After losing t(...)

Ed Joyce made 53 in Ireland’s first innings total of 219-8 against Zimbabwe in Harare. Photograph: Inpho

Zimbabwe leapfrogged Ireland into 10th position in the ICC ODI rankings after they claimed a two-wicket victory in the first game of the three-match s(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons believes his side have the edge over Zimbabwe ahead of the World Cup Pool B meeting between the sides in Hobart. Photograph:  Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Having been in the Southern Hemisphere for over a month now, Ireland’s cricketers must have thought they were fully acclimatised.Yet the flight across(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa’s captain AB de Villiers for 24 runs during the  World Cup match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters

If you take a look at the scorecard from our defeat to South Africa you might say to yourself there’s not much you can take out of a 201-run defeat.So(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa captain AB de Villiers  during the World Cup Pool B match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Skipper William Porterfield believes Ireland cannot afford to dwell on Tuesday’s 201-run mauling at the hands of South Africa’s big-game batsmen in Ho(...)

Ireland’s George Dockrell celebrates after scoring the winning runs against the UAE during the Cricket World Cup Pool B match at the Gabba in Brisbane. Photo: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty

If you asked my Somerset or Leinster team-mates, they’d tell you I’ve always fancied myself as a batsman, but walking out at The Gabba last night with(...)

Ireland’s George Dockrell catches out West Indies batsman Darren Sammy during the Pool B Cricket World Cup match  at Saxton  Oval in Nelson. Photograph:   Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

They say a week is a long time in politics and when it comes to our victory over the West Indies in beautiful Nelson on Monday, the same holds true(...)

Niall O’Brien believes Ireland have a chance of an upset in the opening World Cup Pool B game against the West Indies in Nelson, New Zealand. Photograph:   Liam McBurney/PA

Two countries, four weeks, six games and over 10,000 kilometres of travel await Ireland as they prepare to get their third 50-overs World Cup under(...)