A melee between Ireland and Australia players during the third Test.

For an event whose attendant publicity had laboured metaphors of marriage and coming together, the very first international rules Test turned out t(...)

Tim Murtagh took four wickets to help Ireland move in on victory against Namibia in their Intercontinental Cup  game in Windhiek. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland closed in on a second straight innings victory on day three of their Intercontinental Cup clash in Windhoek on Monday. William Porterfield’s s(...)

George Dockrell claimed his 200th international wicket on the opening day of Ireland’s Intercontinental Cup clash with Namibia in Windhoek. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland will be the happier of the two teams despite a stubborn last wicket stand after the first day’s play of their Intercontinental Cup clash again(...)

All-rounder Kevin O’Brien returns from injury for the Ireland tour of Zimbabwe and Namibia in October. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Fit-again Kevin O’Brien will return to a full-strength Ireland squad for the tour of Zimbabwe and Namibia in October. The big-hitting all-rounder has (...)

Ed Joyce: “We’ve got an experienced side and I think if ever we have a chance of running Australia close or beating them then it’s going to be tomorrow.” Photograph: Inpho.

Senior batsman Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance to turn the tables on Australia as they prepare to take on the world champio(...)

Ireland all-rounder Alex Cusack has announced his retirement from international cricket: Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Alex Cusack, one of Irish cricket’s great unsung heroes, has called time on his international career at 34. The 34 year-old Clontarf player had origi(...)

Netherland’s Wesley Barresi (R) calls for the wicket of Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien during the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifer between Ireland and the Netherlands at Malahide cricket club Photo: AFP/Paul Faith/ Getty Images

Ireland lost their grip on the World T20 Qualifying trophy at the semi-final stage at Malahide on Saturday as a disappointing batting performance was (...)

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Malahide Cricket Club, Dublin - Ireland’s Paul Stirling batting Photograph: INPHO/Gary Carr

A quite extraordinary series of results in the final round of Group A games saw Ireland qualify for a fifth straight World Twenty20 finals following t(...)

Paul Stirling top scored for Ireland in their eight run defeat to Hong Kong at Malahide. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s ability to make the least of home advantage in qualifying tournaments seems to be striking again after a two-wicket loss to Hong Kong in Mal(...)

Papua New Guinea batsman  Norman Vanua celebrates hitting the winning six with team-mates after their World Twenty20  qualifier victory over Ireland at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland’s winning streak in in World Twenty20 qualifiers came to an abrupt halt at Stormont on Wednesday as Papua New Guinea claimed a shock two-wi(...)