Ireland goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran ready for the Olympic challenge as FIH Series comes to Banbridge

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

When the Irish Women’s Hockey team took to the pitch for their opening game in the 2018 World Cup Finals in London, a 3-1 victory over the United States, they were under no real pressure. The were ranked 16 out of 16, but as everyone knows by now, they overcame that to reach the World Cup final, eventually losing to the Netherlands.Continue reading “Ireland goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran ready for the Olympic challenge as FIH Series comes to Banbridge”

A day to remember for Josh Little

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Some in the media were billing this game as the Jofra Archer show, however in the end it turned into the Josh Little show. The game may ultimately have ended in defeat, but Irish supporters will have been heartened by the performance of the Pembroke bowler.Continue reading “A day to remember for Josh Little”

Interview with Cricket Ireland Head Coach Graham Ford

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Cricket fans in Ireland are in for a real treat over the next fortnight, with Ireland facing England this Friday in a one-off ODI followed by an ODI Tri-Series with the West Indies and Bangladesh in Dublin.Continue reading “Interview with Cricket Ireland Head Coach Graham Ford”

Andrew Balbirnie: Potential Ireland captain?

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Lately there’s been talk that Ireland captain William Porterfield’s position is under threat due to very poor form with the bat, culminating in a disappointing performance for the North West Warriors in La Manga this week.Continue reading “Andrew Balbirnie: Potential Ireland captain?”

Balbirnie knows the importance of the Inter-Pro’s

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

With the Test Triangle Inter Provincial series set to begin in La Manga this week, it’s an opportunity for some players to show that they’re capable of stepping up to the International side, if called upon.Continue reading “Balbirnie knows the importance of the Inter-Pro’s”

Inter-Pro’s start off fantastic summer of Irish Cricket

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

The 2019 Irish cricket season is set to begin, but not at a cricket ground near you, instead it takes place in Spain of all places! The first round of the Inter-Pro’s 50-over competition will be played in the La Manga Cricket Ground.Continue reading “Inter-Pro’s start off fantastic summer of Irish Cricket”

Big names announced for the launch of Euro T20 Slam in Dublin

The recently announced Euro T20 Slam, which will feature 2 teams each from Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands will be launched by two legends of World Cricket, former Pakistan cricket team captain, Wasim Akram and Former Indian team skipper Dilip Vengsarkar.Continue reading “Big names announced for the launch of Euro T20 Slam in Dublin”