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Irish cricket has a long and proud history dating back to at least the 18th century. 

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The rules...

Cricket Ireland has an anti-doping code which is endorsed by both Sport Ireland and the International Cricket Council.

We have adopted rules to impose clear prohibitions and controls in the sport of cricket in accordance with the mandatory provisions of the World Anti-Doping Code, as part of our efforts to:

  1. maintain the integrity of the sport of cricket;
  2. protect the rights and health of all participants in the sport of cricket; and
  3. keep the sport of cricket free from doping.

 Under Sport Ireland guidelines, we provide an anti-doping update annually at both Sport Ireland rounds of Mid Year reviews with the NGBs and also for Cricket Ireland’s annual report and AGM.

We provide a system of anti-doping education for players as well as a robust system of player registration and declaration of undertaking showing that all players understood their responsibilities, in which anti-doping was one of them.

Since 2019 Cricket Ireland has been undertaking through Sport Ireland, unannounced and randomised in-competition drug testing during the Inter-Provincial Series.

During the ICC global events (world cups and qualifiers) the ICC host anti-doping educational workshops, in line with WADA guidelines, for all squad players and staff.



Cricket Ireland Anti-Doping Rules
Updated: 2017
World Anti-Doping Code 2021
Updated: 2021
WADA Prohibited List 2022
Updated: 2022
Prohibited List explanatory notes
Updated: 2022