Ciara Metcalfe

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Ireland captain Laura Delany gives instructions during the Women’s World Twenty20 warm-up game against Sri Lanka in Antigua. Photograph: Cricket Ireland/ICC

The Ireland women’s cricket team open their World Twenty20 campaign with a tough assignment against three-time champions Australia in Guyana on Sunday(...)

Isobel Joyce’s 24 helped Ireland to a below-par score of 144 as they were beaten by Bangladesh by seven wickets in Colombo. Photograph: Inpho/Barry Chambers

Ireland Women must win their remaining two Super Six matches to keep alive their dream of World Cup qualification after they slipped to a seven-wicket(...)

Ireland captain Laura Delany:  is relishing the opportunity for the team to take their game to the next level. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland women are through to the Super Six phase of the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers in Sri Lanka after India’s convincing nine-wicket win against Zim(...)

Kim Garth starred with both bat and ball in Ireland’s 119-run win over Zimbabwe at the Women’s World Cup qualifier in Sri Lanka. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kim Garth showed the kind of form that helped the Sydney Sixers win the Women’s Big Bash in Australia recently as Ireland completed an emphatic 119-ru(...)

Former Irish cricket captain Isobel Joyce: smashed 12 boundaries in an undefeated 62. Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty

Ireland beat South Africa by seven wickets to claim a fully deserved consolation win in the fourth and final women’s ODI at The Hills yesterday. Form(...)

Ireland’s Shauna Kavanagh  bats during the Women’s World Twenty20 match against Australia at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground  in Delhi, India. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ireland lost their final game at the Women’s World Twenty20 as they went down to a seven wicket defeat to a rampant Australian side conscious of the n(...)

Kim Garth: Ireland’s Player of the Year made her international debut at 14 years of age.

What would it be like to play sport professionally? For many women it is a pipe dream but a couple of Ireland’s top young cricketers – teenager Kim G(...)

Ireland celebrate their win over Bangladesh in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers final

After a week of largely comprehensive successes in the T20 qualifiers, Ireland’s women came out on top in the most dramatic of finals against Banglade(...)

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(...)