Ireland’s Shauna Kavanagh  bats during the Women’s World Twenty20 match against Australia at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground  in Delhi, India. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ireland lost their final game at the Women’s World Twenty20 as they went down to a seven wicket defeat to a rampant Australian side conscious of the n(...)

Dinesha Devnarain of South Africa in action with Mary Waldron of Ireland during the Women’s ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 Group A match. Photo: Christopher Lee-IDI/IDI via Getty Images

Ireland suffered a heavy 67-run defeat to South Africa in their third game at the Women’s World Twenty20 in Chennai. South African leg-spinner Sune (...)

Isobel Joyce: ‘We didn’t do ourselves any favours in the first six overs, and found it very difficult to pull it back then.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s women cricketers slipped to a 93-run defeat by tournament favourites New Zealand in their opening encounter in the ICC World Twenty20 in Moh(...)

Kim Garth: Ireland’s Player of the Year made her international debut at 14 years of age.

What would it be like to play sport professionally? For many women it is a pipe dream but a couple of Ireland’s top young cricketers – teenager Kim G(...)

Isobel Joyce batting for Ireland in the ICC World Twenty20 clash against Bangladesh. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Isobel Joyce is the captain of the Irish cricket team which, last Saturday, won the T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament in Thailand, earning them a pla(...)

Ireland celebrate their win over Bangladesh in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers final

After a week of largely comprehensive successes in the T20 qualifiers, Ireland’s women came out on top in the most dramatic of finals against Banglade(...)

Isobel Joyce’s 4-20 set-up Ireland’s seven-wicket win over Scotland in Zimbabwe. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland women duly wrapped up a third successive success in their T20 World Cup qualifying campaign with a seven wicket win over Zimbabwe in Bangkok o(...)

Dermot Dix of Headfort School

Headfort is a private day and boarding school established in 1949. It has a staff of 30 and has 95 pupils between the prep school and Montessori. What(...)

 Kate Dillon: got the only goal in Railway Union’s win over Hermes.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Only Ulster Elks had a comfortable passage in the second round of the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday. They beat Lisnagarvey 4-1 as six sides won by just(...)

There has been no shortage of surprise results in the Irish Senior Cup in recent seasons, but Glenanne’s victory on penalty strokes over Pegasus in Be(...)