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CRICKET: Ballyspallen’s Graham Kennedy guides Ireland U19s to win over Denmark

Graham Kennedy’s five-wicket haul helped Ireland beat Denmark by 85 runs in their second U19 World Cup Qualifying match in Jersey.

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Ireland international, Craig Young returns to the North West Warriors squad for the penultimate round of T20 matches against Leinster Lightning.

CRICKET: Norh West Warriors team named for T20 game against Leinster Lighting

Ian McGregor has named his Warriors squad for the penultimate round of T20 matches on Friday as the North West side travels south to Merrion for another tussle with Leinster Lightning.

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The late Martin McGuinness with Raymond McCartney

Martin McGuinness’ unlikely love for cricket and the Derry man part of ‘Long Kesh MCC’

Raymond McCartney still has a vivid recollection of a mobile phone exchange he had with the late Martin McGuinness in the summer of 2015.

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Ballyspallen will now face Donemana in the Senior Cup final.

CRICKET: Champions Donemana travel to Bleachgreen

This season’s Bank of Ireland Senior Cup Final sees championship side Ballyspallen take on the mighty Donemana.

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NW CRICKET: Plenty to play for again this weekend

NW CRICKET: Plenty to play for again this weekend

The intriguing Championship title race is back on the menu this coming Saturday with the top clash involving last weekend’s senior cup headline-grabbers Ballyspallen as they entertain Killyclooney.

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Aaron Gillespie will be one of the key players for Strabane.

Strabane and Saints battle out Eric Cooke Final

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.

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Peat Salmon finished on 138 not out for Newbuildings on Saturday. INLS2316-103KM

‘Spallen fly the flag for the Championship

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.

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CRICKET: Donemana’s McBrine secures catch of the season

Donemana’s Junior McBrine rolled back the years in their top of the table win over Coleraine, on Saturday.

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Andy Britton who claimed five wickets as Brigade stayed in title contention with victory over Ardmore

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.

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Coleraine's Stephen Hutchinson celebrates taking five wickets against Brigade.

NW CRICKET: Title race taking shape despite weather woes

The weather once again took a chunk out of the weekend’s cricket programme with all of Sunday’s listed matches scheduled for the North West having to be abandoned following heavy rain.

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Donemana captain Ricky Lee Dougherty.

CRICKET: Holders Donemana face Coleraine

Holders Donemana have been given a home draw against Coleraine in the quarter-finals of the Bank of Ireland NW Senior Cup.
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Decker Curry was Ardmore's hero in their bowl-out win over St Johnston.

CRICKET: Big weekend for Donemana

Donemana’s hopes of winning their sixth Bank of Ireland North West Senior Cup in a row is still alive, but only just.

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Newbuildings Cricket Club.

NW CRICKET: T20 FESTIVAL DOMINATES WEEKEND ACTION

There was a break from regular league and cup action around the North West this weekend as the group stages of this season's Faughan Valley and Eric Cooke cup were played out around the region.

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Coleraine

CRICKET: Coleraine host four times Irish Senior Cup winners

North West kingpins Coleraine face four time winners Waringstown, in the Irish Senior Cup second round.

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Tamin Iqbal batting for Bangladesh against Ireland at Stormont. (Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye)

CRICKET: Ireland Wolves beaten by Bangladesh

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.

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NW CRICKET: Bannsiders face Bready

There are just three games this Saturday scheduled in the Long’s Supervalu Premier League, as Donemana’s clash against Ardmore is postponed.

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The Fox Lodge team that lost to Brigade on Saturday as the new North West cricket season got underway.

NW CRICKET: Thumping wins mark the start of new Season

The new domestic cricket season got under way on Saturday with a plethora of changes on and off the field heralding the start of another busy summer.

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Pace man Johnny Thompson is back at Beechgrove this campaign.

NW Cricket: Weekly Fixtures

The North West cricket season gets underway this weekend.

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Donemana's Andy McBrine is looking forward to the 2017 season.

NW CRICKET: Andy McBrine ready for Lords test

Donemana’s Andy McBrine admits the next few weeks herald exciting times for North West cricket as the new season gets underway this weekend.

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