It is North West T20 finals day at Magheramason on Sunday with the Eric Cooke Memorial Cup game between Strabane and St Johnston starting at 12 noon followed by the Faughan Valley decider between Coleraine and Bready at 4pm.
Ballyspallen’s exploits in the Bank of Ireland senior cup pretty much dominated events on the Championship front this weekend as Lee Ritchie and his team celebrated a thoroughly deserved semi-final win at home to Fox Lodge.
NW CRICKET: Champions back on top after crunch win in Coleraine
Donemana could well be excused if they were a little pre-occupied with next weekend’s North West Senior Cup semi-final clash at Bready but there was little sign of it on Saturday as they claimed outright leadership of the Long’s Supervalu Premier Division table with a deserved win over Coleraine at Sandel Lodge.
Bangladesh got their tour off to a winning start against Ireland Wolves at sunny Stormont yesterday as the visitors began their warm-up for the forthcoming tri-nations with an emphatic 199-run victory.