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Gerry Duffy
IT was one of those coincidences which happen often in cricket that Richie Benaud and Gerry Duffy should make their final bows to the pavilion earlier this year.
Billy Murdoch - the first man to captain an Australian XI in Ireland
In the aftermath of a remarkable Ashes series and an Australian visit to Belfast, it is appropriate to recall a great cricketer who was involved when the Ashes were born and when the Australians first played in Ireland.
WG Grace and Irish Cricket: Part 1
Edward Liddle's review of the WG Grace's matches in Ireland- north and south.
WG Grace in Irish Cricket: Part 2
More recollections of WG Grace and Irish cricket.
The first photo of an Ireland game?
Undertaking in archives can occasionally lead to exciting and interesting finds. One such was the finding of what is likely to be the earliest photograph involving an Irish team.
Memorable Matches
West Indies v Ireland 1928
  • 1928: Ireland v West Indies
    A look back to 1928 and a first victory over the West Indies - it wouldn't be the last!
  • 1969: Ireland v West Indies
    The day Ireland bowled the West Indies out for just 25!
  • 1997 Benson & Hedges Cup: Ireland v Middlesex
    Ireland's first win over county opposition is recalled - a 46 run win over Middlesex.
  • 1998: European Championship: Denmark v Ireland
    A look back to Denmark's first win against Ireland.
  • 2003: Ireland v Zimbabwe
    Ireland recorded an emphatic 10 wicket win over Zimbabwe at Stormont.
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    2016 Ireland v Pakistan
    The August ODIs at Malahide. Feature articles by Barry Chambers, Saj Sadiq, Ger Siggins, Tim Simmonite. A5, 28pp.
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    Irish Cricket Annual 2016
    Edited by Ian Callender
    A4, 124pp.
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