Ireland’s John Mooney celebrates taking a wicket with team-mates at Malahide.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan.

A morning batting collapse that saw them lose their last seven wickets for just 72 runs proved just a temporary aberration as Ireland’s bowlers reduce(...)

Tim Murtagh (L) is back in the Ireland side after recovering from a hamstring injury. Photograph: Inpho

The road to Test cricket starts for Ireland and new coach John Bracewell at Malahide t oday when they open their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a (...)

Tim Cahill and and his Australia team mates celebrate beating United Arab Emirates in their AFC Asian Cup semi-final football match. Photograph: Peter Parks/Getty Images

Hosts Australia rode two early strikes to a 2-0 victory over United Arab Emirates that sent them into the Asian Cup final for a second successive tour(...)