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 (...)

Ireland’s John Anderson hits a four on his way to a 127 total on the first day of the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup game against the Netherlands in Deventer. Photograph: Rowland white/Inpho/Presseye.

Two exceptional Intercontinental Cup debuts marked the first day of Ireland’s four-day clash with the Netherlands in Deventer yesterday.Merrion openin(...)