Top ‘Marks’ for Bready 2nd XI


BREADY’S 2nd XI added the Qualifying 1 league trophy to their O’Neill’s Ulster Plate success at the weekend to complete what has been an excellent campaign for Mark Olphert’s team. Saturday’s scheduled match against Fox Lodge was a victim of last week’s rain but the players were happy to gather at the club later in […]


Donemana secure fifth Senior Cup title in a row


THE  annual end of July party took place at the usual time at the Holm on Saturday night after a stunning fifth consecutive Bank of Ireland senior cup triumph was secured by this all-conquering Donemana team at Strabane Park. The plaudits have all been handed out and accepted by now as the Tyrone club once […]


Strabane breathe a sigh of relief


AFTER a very indifferent 2015 season Strabane’s players and officials  were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief on Saturday afternoon  as a narrow victory at St Johnston finally put an end to any  suggestion that the reigning champions would be involved in this  year’s relegation scrap. Such has been the turnaround in the […]


Bobby gets coaching role back in India


North West Warriors Head Coach Bobby Rao left on a flight to India at the weekend after he landed a coaching position with his native Hyderabad Cricket Association. The former Indian Test player skippered his beloved Hyderabad to the Ranji trophy in 1987, the only time they have won it in 70 years, and he […]


Red Caps on the brink of league glory


THE curtain is set to fall on the North West cricket season over the coming days and going into the last match of the Premier League campaign it is Strabane who have the destination of the championship firmly in their own hands.