England victorious on landmark day for Irish cricket

It was a landmark day for Irish cricket this Sunday, though it would have been a landmark day regardless of the result. Just over one-hundred years ago, cricket would have been the most played game throughout the island, fifty years ago an amateur Irish team beat a soon-to-be dominant West Indies team on a dodgy…

Irish Cricketers On The Verge of Greatness

There are many stories of Irish cricket’s inadequacies pre-2007; stories of squads being left short on international tours, followed by frantic searches for anyone eligible in the locality (normally being a journalist for the Independent or Times). While a lot can happen in 10 years, no one desperately searching for anyone with an Irish passport pitch-side in…