Saturday 20 January 2018

Ireland recruit Mott and Hopkinson

Matthew Mott is to join Ireland's World Cup coaching staff
Matthew Mott is to join Ireland's World Cup coaching staff

Ireland have recruited Matthew Mott and Carl Hopkinson as coaches for their World Cup campaign.

Former Queensland batsman Mott and Hopkinson, who played for Sussex and is currently their club coach, will join Ireland during their ongoing pre-World Cup tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Mott, who has also been head coach at Glamorgan, will be Phil Simmons' assistant for Ireland - while Hopkinson is a fielding specialist.

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