Emerging Ireland claim series 3-0

Bready – With the predicted rain just about staying away, Emerging Ireland were able to secure a 3-0 50-over series win against West Indies Academy. For the third time this series West Indies Academy batted first, but this time having won the toss. Similarities continued as Emerging Ireland again made an early breakthrough. The bowlers…

Emerging Ireland win series in thriller

Bready – In a game where both sides were neck and neck, the home side edged the West Indies Academy side by just one wicket. For the second time in two days Emerging Ireland won the toss, bowled first and claimed two early wickets, this time care of Liam McCarthy. West Indies Academy showcased a…

Emerging Ireland beat West Indies Academy by six wickets

Eglinton – On a lively pitch with overhead conditions for the bowlers, Emerging Ireland put in an impressive all-round performance to beat the visiting side. Having won the toss Emerging Ireland decided to have first go with the ball and looked to get full value from this decision with early wickets to Matthew Foster who…

Dominant day for Scorchers against Typhoons

Oak Hill – On a day with changeable weather, the Scorchers took full advantage of their chances to get their second win this season. Winning the toss and batting first the Scorchers soon found themselves one down when Georgina Dempsey got the early breakthrough. Gaby Lewis began to look threatening and appeared to be going…

India Men defeat Ireland Men by eight wickets

New York, USA – Ireland Men suffered an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of India in their first match of the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in New York on Wednesday. It was a disappointing opening to the tournament for the Irish, who set India a target of just 98 for victory on a…

Knights and Reds take IP50 wins

Oak Hill & Stormont – Northern Knights took the first of the day at Belfast, while Munster Reds took theirs in a slow burner at the Wicklow ground. Double IP50 action meant Leinster Lightning won their toss and batted at the Ward exactly when North West Warriors did nearly 250 kilometres away. Lightning soon found…

Super Tuesday wins for Warriors and Lightning

Oak Hill & Stormont – North West Warriors took the first IP20 win against Munster Reds then Leinster Lightning managed the same against Northern Knights. Super Tuesday began in Wicklow with Munster Reds winning the toss and bowling first but finding it hard to make an impact. The first rain delay would intervene in their…

Scorchers open with Super Series win

Oak Hill – A mostly dominant performance from the Scorchers saw them open up their account against the Dragons in their first match of this year’s Super Series.   After winning the toss and bowling first the Scorchers took control of the match early on through expert spells of opening bowling from Jane Maguire and…

Northern Knights beat Munster Reds

Northern Knights win rain affected game.

Stormont – Northern Knights hit their way to an impressive IP50 win in a rain reduced game. After winning the toss Munster Reds looked to make early inroads with favourable bowling conditions but the Northern Knights top order grafted hard to stay in the contest. Spin from Michael Frost immediately built pressure with appreciable turn…

Dragons take early Super Series honours

CIYMS, Belfast – Early showers threatened to put an end to this first clash of the 2024 Evoke Super Series but as conditions improved the umpires reduced the match to 45 overs per innings with Dragons winning the shortened game. Dragons captain Amy Hunter elected to bat but they soon found themselves in trouble at…