Ireland include 2 uncapped players for Australia tour

2018-05-23 20:00

Ireland boss Joe Schmidt has named uncapped duo Ross Byrne and Tadhg Beirne in his squad for the forthcoming tour to Australia.

O'Brien has mixed feelings about Test debut

2018-05-20 18:00

Kevin O'Brien says he is proud that he scored a century for Ireland in their first Test but was also disappointed that they did not put Pakistan under more pressure.

Ireland open to Pakistan tour if 'stars align'

2018-05-16 13:13

The Irish made their Test debut with a highly creditable five-wicket loss to Pakistan at Malahide Cricket Club, Dublin concluded Tuesday.

Ireland return to Chicago for Italy Test

2018-05-15 21:40

Ireland will return to the scene of their famous victory over the All Blacks when they face Italy at Chicago's Soldier Field in November.

O'Brien the hero as Ireland avoid innings defeat in debut Test

2018-05-14 18:19

Kevin O'Brien became the first Ireland batsman to score a fifty in men's Test cricket as the debutants avoided an innings defeat by Pakistan.

Pakistan fight back in Ireland's first ever Test

2018-05-12 21:06

Shadab Khan and debutant Faheem Ashraf both scored maiden Test fifties as Pakistan fought back in Ireland's inaugural Test match in Dublin on Saturday.

Irish hopes intact as bad weather derails Test debut

2018-05-11 18:39

When you've waited as long as Ireland have to play your first Test match, a few more hours' delay may not seem that significant.

Ireland-Pakistan Test revives World Cup memories

2018-05-10 07:21

Ireland will be huge underdogs when they face Pakistan in their inaugural men's Test match at Malahide on Friday.

England 'old boys' in Ireland squad for Pakistan Test

2018-05-04 17:54

Former England internationals Boyd Rankin and Ed Joyce were included in a 14-man Ireland squad for their inaugural Test against Pakistan.

Jackson, Olding set for move to Sale - reports

2018-05-02 15:50

Former Ireland flyhalf Paddy Jackson and centre Stuart Olding have been reportedly offered the chance to resurrect their rugby careers.


Ban rules Wallaby Arnold out of first Ireland Test

2018-05-20 22:10

Australia lock Rory Arnold's three-week ban has ruled him out of contention for the first Test against Ireland in Brisbane.

Test debut just the 'beginning' for upbeat Ireland

2018-05-16 15:29

Ireland's Test debut ended in a loss to Pakistan but the country's top administrator says the game can become a "major sport" on the domestic scene.

Porterfield confident of Ireland's place at Test table

2018-05-16 07:35

Ireland captain William Porterfield was in no doubt his side deserved their elevation to Test cricket after a thrilling debut ended in a five-wicket loss to Pakistan.

Ireland Test debut ends in defeat to Pakistan

2018-05-15 17:30

Ireland's debut in Test cricket ended in defeat by Pakistan with the newcomers showing plenty of fight despite going down.

Ireland rally after Pakistan enforce follow-on

2018-05-13 22:13

Ed Joyce and William Porterfield restored a measure of batting pride in Ireland's inaugural Test against Pakistan.

Ireland bowl in inaugural Test against Pakistan

2018-05-12 12:03

Ireland's first ever men's Test against Pakistan finally got under way, with home captain William Porterfield winning the toss and electing to field.

Ireland aim for upset on Test debut

2018-05-11 08:43

Ireland will look to do what no side have done in 141 years by winning their inaugural men's Test when they face Pakistan on Friday.

Porterfield hopes conditions favour Test debutants Ireland

2018-05-08 18:28

Ireland captain William Porterfield hopes a combination of local conditions and county cricket experience will work in his side's favour when they face Pakistan.

Ireland wing Trimble announces retirement

2018-05-03 21:03

Ireland and Ulster wing Andrew Trimble has announced he will retire at the end of the season.

British Lions and Ireland great to retire

2018-04-18 07:58

Ireland legend Donncha O'Callaghan has confirmed that Worcester's final home match of the season will be his last in professional rugby.

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