William Porterfield, in his third tournament, will lead Ireland in the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. (Photograph: Peter Parks /AFP/Getty Images)

WILLIAM PORTERFIELD (Warwickshire) LH bat Age: 30. Caps: 193 (ODI: 73) Runs: 6038 runs @ 31.95 (ODI: 2,137 @ 30.97) Captain for a second time a(...)

We have arrived in Australia for the World Cup having planned and worked to get here over the past three years. Even though we were expected to qualif(...)

John Mooney pictured with Ireland coach Phil Simmons and the Intercontinental Cup trophy after his man of the match performance against Afghanistan in December’s final in Dubai. Photograph:  Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland international cricketer John Mooney will return home on Tuesday after leaving the tour to the West Indies due to a stress-related illness.A st(...)