Jockey Adrian Heskin after competing in The Cardinal Capital Handicap Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Covering the races at Leopardstown at Christmas always feels a bit like staring in a Samuel Beckett play, except it’s Bono not Godot that has folk wai(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Isobel Joyce: she drove the women’s team to their win over China. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Ireland will take on Zimbabwe on Tuesday to decide the winner of Group B at the Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier in Bangkok after completing wi(...)

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(...)