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 thatContinue reading “Ireland goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran ready for the Olympic challenge as FIH Series comes to Banbridge”
Ireland will have two participants in the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open at the Country Club of Charleston after both Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire came through qualifying yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
Following the shock departure of former coach Graham Shaw, after he guided the team to the World Cup final in London last summer, the Irish Senior Women’s Hockey team have announced their new head coach.
Leinster back Noel Reid, who won an Ireland cap on the tour to Argentina in 2014, will leave the province at the end of the season to join up with Aviva Premiership side Leicester Tigers.
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.
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.
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.