Ireland's O'Brien retires from international cricket

2018-10-12 14:34

Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Niall O'Brien announced on Friday that he is retiring from international and first-class cricket after a 16-year career.

O'Neill: Keane and Arter have buried the hatchet

2018-10-10 07:56

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill has welcomed the return of Harry Arter after he and Roy Keane put their differences to one side.

Ireland play out Poland draw after Keane controversy

2018-09-12 08:37

The Republic of Ireland ended a controversial week with a friendly draw in Poland as Millwall striker Aiden O'Brien scored on his debut.

Afghanistan see off Ireland to clinch ODI series

2018-08-31 19:10

Rashid Khan starred for Afghanistan as the tourists routed Ireland to clinch the one-day series in Belfast.

Final Ireland, Afghanistan T20 abandoned

2018-08-24 18:41

The final Twenty20 international between Ireland and Afghanistan was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to a wet outfield.

Afghanistan see off Ireland in first T20

2018-08-20 22:08

Hazratullah Zazai smashed a blistering 74 as Afghanistan beat Ireland in the opening T20 international at Bready Cricket Club near Derry.

Ireland great Stringer retires from rugby

2018-06-26 16:17

Former Ireland scrumhalf Peter Stringer announced his retirement from professional rugby union at the age of 40.

'Little bit special' - Irish joy at rare Australia win

2018-06-23 21:22

Coach Joe Schmidt praised Ireland's "special" achievement after they fought to a tenacious series victory over the Wallabies.

Attack! Wallabies say they need tries to stop Ireland

2018-06-22 13:00

Australia coach Michael Cheika urged the Wallabies to turn on the style and attack on as they seek to deny Ireland a rare series victory in the third and final Test.

'Massive statement': Ireland seek prestige win in Oz

2018-06-21 13:38

Ireland will bid for a prestigious southern hemisphere series win against Australia this weekend.


Top Ireland No 9 signs contract extension

2018-10-10 13:52

British and Irish Lions scrumhalf Conor Murray has signed a new contract that will keep him in Ireland until at least June 2022.

Boks can put All Black world ranking under threat

2018-10-02 12:52

Defeat against the Springboks at Loftus on Saturday will see New Zealand's lead at the top of the world rankings significantly reduced.

Stephen Ward leaked audio details fiery Roy Keane bust-up

2018-09-11 12:20

A leaked WhatsApp voicenote by Ireland international Stephen Ward has emerged where he describes the incredible bust-up involving Roy Keane.

Ireland level ODI series after win over Afghanistan

2018-08-29 20:51

Ireland levelled a three-match ODI series with Afghanistan with victory a close-fought victory in Belfast.

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to seal T20 series

2018-08-22 21:33

Afghanistan took an unassailable 2-0 lead in their three-match T20 series against Ireland with a crushing victory in Bready.

Lord's to host England's Test clash with Ireland

2018-07-19 13:55

England's historic first Test match against Ireland will be played at Lord's next July.

Irish eyes on All Blacks after Australia series triumph

2018-06-24 10:56

Coach Joe Schmidt says he is looking forward to testing Ireland against New Zealand later this year after their epic series victory in Australia.

Ireland hold on for hard-fought victory, win Wallaby series

2018-06-23 14:45

Ireland have beaten Australia in Sydney to claim the Test series between the two countries 2-1.

Ireland coach Schmidt in no rush to decide on future in job

2018-06-22 09:41

Joe Schmidt says he will likely wait until the end of the year before deciding whether to stay on as Ireland coach beyond the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

Phipps, Tui in for Australia for final Test v Ireland

2018-06-21 07:33

Halfback Nick Phipps and blindside flank Lukhan Tui will start for Australia in the Wallabies' series-deciding Test against Ireland.

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