Ireland v West Indies: Stormont game abandoned because of wet pitch

Ireland's one-day international against the West Indies at Stormont has been abandoned after a shower at lunchtime finally put paid to hopes of any play.The scheduled start was 10:15 BST but Tuesday's heavy rain meant the prospects of any play always looked slim despite morning sun in Belfast.A number of

Northern Ireland boss O'Neill in drink-driving arrest

Northern Ireland's football team manager, Michael O'Neill, has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.He was detained by police on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Sunday.Police Scotland said they arrested and charged a 48-year-old man in connection with drink-driving eastbound on the A720 at about 00.55 BST on Sunday.He is due

Walker Cup 2017: United States thrash Great Britain & Ireland 19-7

The United States won back amateur golf's Walker Cup by thrashing Great Britain and Ireland 19-7 at the Los Angeles Country Club.The match was tied at 2-2 after Saturday's morning foursomes, but the home side dominated that afternoon's singles to open an 8-4 lead.They then won Sunday's foursomes 3-1 and

Max Sorensen retires from Ireland duty after 68 appearances

Irish paceman Max Sorensen has retired from international cricket after taking 95 wickets in 68 appearances.The 31-year-old, whose best bowling display of 5-37 came against Scotland in 2013, has not played for Ireland this year."At this stage of my career, I feel I need to move on with my life,"

Leon Reid fails in bid to run for Ireland in World Championships

Leon Reid's plea to IAAF president Lord Coe to compete for Ireland at the World Championships has been unsuccessful.The Bath-based sprinter wants to switch international allegiance from Great Britain to Ireland but the transfer process has yet to be completed.He has been informed that the transfer would not be approved