Isobel Joyce has stepped down as captain of Ireland Women. Photograph: Afp

Isobel Joyce has stepped down as captain of Ireland Women following the team’s World Twenty20 exit. The 32-year-old all-rounder has won 132 caps in a(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Claire Shillington’s 34 helped Ireland cruise to victory over Scotland in Bangkok. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland Women swept past Scotland on Thursday morning to secure a place in Saturday’s T20 World Cup Qualifier final against Bangladesh, but more impor(...)

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(...)

Trent Johnson: is confident as the Irish women prepare to face New Zealand.

Ireland women’s coach Trent Johnston is hoping that his squad can channel some of the spirit from the men’s 2007 World Cup exploits w(...)

The Ireland team celebrate their two-run win over the Netherlands at Claremont Road to secure a place at the Women’s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Irish women’s team qualified for their first world tournament since 2005 in the most dramatic fashion at Claremont Road as they secured a two-run (...)