Philips Manager of the Year award winners  Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill with  Philips MD Cel O’Reilly. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

Without it being groundbreaking, there’s some symmetry to the O’Neills sharing the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award. At the 33rd instalment of(...)

Ireland celebrate as West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels walks from the field after being caught with LBW by Ireland’s bowler George Dockrell. Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

As well as the hopes of the nation, Ireland entered their third 50-over Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand as the poster boys for the seco(...)

Phil Simmons restored to position of West Indies coach after apologising  for comments on selection policy. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Phil Simmons has been restored to his role as West Indies head coach after publicly apologising for the outburst which led to his suspension in Septem(...)

 Viv Richards has hit out at the West Indies Cricket Board over their treatment of Phil Simmons. Photograph: PA

Viv Richards has expressed his sympathy towards suspended coach Phil Simmons after describing the West Indies Cricket Board as “rotten”. The WICB last(...)

England coach Peter Moores, whose tenure seems to be coming to an end, leaves Malahide Cricket Club after his side’s ODI against Ireland was washed out. Photograph: Getty

Storm clouds – for Ireland literal, England metaphoric – summed up a bizarre and frustrating day of cricket at Malahide on Friday, with just 18 ove(...)

West Indies coach Phil Simmons talks to former Windies captain Clive Lloyd during nets ahead of the third Test  against England at    Kensington Oval in  Barbados. Photo: Jason O’Brien/Action Images/Livepic

West Indies coach Phil Simmons turned the tables of incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves after his side’s victory in Barbados, asking “how much cricket (...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield will win his 200th cap at the forthcoming One-Day International in Malahide. Photograph: Rowland White/INPHO

Cricket Ireland intend to have a new coach in place for the Royal London One-Day International against England at Malahide on May 8th, as they reac(...)

England’s James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies’ Denesh Ramdin in the First Test  in Antigua to break the record for the most Test wickets as an England player previously held by Ian Botham. Photograph: Jason O’Brien/Action Images via Reuters

It had been a long time coming and for a while, as West Indies batted defiantly through the second half of the final day in pursuit of a draw in the f(...)

Ireland face England in a one day international at Malahide next month. Photograph: Sportsfile

Ireland welcome England to Malahide on Friday, May 8th for a one-day international with the gap between the two sides arguably the closest it has e(...)

Ian Bell’s 22nd Test Match century gave England control on the first day against the West Indies in Antigua. Photograph: Afp

Two teams, one of them, England, down on their uppers these past six months or so and under intense scrutiny and the other labelled mediocre by the EC(...)