MORE bad weather put a dampener on events around the North West last weekend with Bready’s big date with Waringstown in the Ulster Cup final and Strabane’s crunch league match at Coleraine both falling by the wayside on Sunday. The match between Fox Lodge and Donemana did go ahead on Saturday at Ballymagorry but there […]
STEPHANIE Wilkinson top scored with 30 as Bready beat Fox Lodge by 40 runs in the Ladies Cup final.
Wilkinson hit three fours in her vital innings which helped Bready post 78 in front of a large crowd at a sun drenched Burndennett.
Last weekend proved a pivotal one for local cricket as the North West Warriors landed back from Dublin on Sunday with the Interprovincial T20 trophy in their grasp after weather wiped out the final two matches of the championship.
All roads led to Sion Mills on Sunday as the Tyrone club celebrated their 150th year in Irish cricket with a challenge game against the Cricket Ireland President’s Select.
They may have come into the Danske Bank Senior Cup Final as underdogs but deep down most people suspected that it was going to take something very special to wrestle the trophy away from Richard Kee’s side last weekend.
All roads lead to Strabane Park tomorrow (Friday) for the first day of this year’s Danske Bank Senior Cup final as Brigade and Donemana go head-to-head in their third successive blue riband decider.
THERE’S yet another big week upcoming in the North West with a full league programme on Saturday, the Interprovincial T20 day at Bready on Sunday followed by a couple of rearranged midweek fixtures after that.
WHAT a thrilling afternoon’s cricket we had on Sunday past as both Donemana and Bready defied the odds to progress to the semi-finals of this year’s O’Neill’s Ulster Cup.
DESPITE the suggestion that North West cricket seems to be struggling domestically it is quite clear that at the highest level of the sport, things have rarely been as promising for this region.
Last weekend’s Ulster Cup first round will hardly go into the record books as the North West’s finest hour as local sides were battered into submission by their NCU counterparts.