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Memorial game planned for tragic cricketer Jack Glenn

The cricket community in the North West is considering a memorial event to mark the life of Jack Glenn, the young cricketer whose remains were found in the River Foyle on Monday.

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Paul Stirling's superb display was not enough to clinch victory for Ireland.

STIRLING HEROICS IN VAIN AS IRELAND LOSE

Paul Stirling's brilliant all-round display wasn't enough to lead Ireland to victory in the second ODI against Afghanistan in Delhi.

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Donemana skipper Ricky Lee Dougherty holding aloft the North West Senior Cup.

CRICKET: NW Senior Cup Final venue switched

The Bank of Ireland Senior Cup Final, the blue riband event in the North West domestic cricket calendar, is set to return to its former spiritual home of Beechgrove this summer after an absence of 19 years.

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The Ulster Bank Schools Cup draw was made by Sean Murphy
of Ulster Bank (left) and Peter McMorran, President of the Northern Cricket Union.

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Belfast Royal Academy have received a tough draw in their bid for a hat-trick of titles in the Ulster Bank Schools Cricket Cup.

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Andy McBrine of Donemana will be hoping his team can make it through first round of the Bank of Ireland NW Senior Cup after Wednesday's draw pitted them against Eglinton.

NW CRICKET: Holders Donemana handed tough opener

Donemana have been handed a difficult start in their quest for a sixth successive Bank of Ireland North West Senior Cup crown with Ricky-Lee Dougherty’s side landing an away tie at Eglinton in yesterday’s first round draw.

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Derry Midweek Cricket League AGM takes place on Tuesday night.

CRICKET: Derry Midweek AGM

The Derry Midweek Cricket League’s Annual General Meeting takes place this Tuesday December 13.

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The 'Radio Foyle Player of the Year' award is presented to Decker Curry of Ardmore by Radio Foyle's Dessie McCallion at the North West Cricket Awards in the White Horse Hotel.

NW CRICKET: Curry among the winners at Annual Awards evening

Around 140 guests attended the North West Cricket Union’s annual presentation dinner at the White Horse Hotel on Friday night, among them former Irish International John Mooney who made an impressive debut on the ‘after dinner’ circuit as guest speaker.

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Graham Boyd was pivotal in Bond's Glen play-off victory.

NW CRICKET: Bond’s Glen retain place in Championship

The curtain fell on the North West cricket season on Sunday when, thanks to the patience of both teams, the two umpires and host club Ardmore, the Championship play-off was concluded right on schedule.

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2016 North West DJ Premier League winners,  Donemana, celebrate at the weekend.

Donemana crowned North West Cricket champions!

Ricky-Lee Dougherty had a big pair of boots to fill when he accepted the opportunity to captain Donemana after Richard Kee decided to step down this season following several years in the job.

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Ireland captain William Porterfield finally got to play for his country in the North West on Monday.

CRICKET: Porterfield’s long term future still undecided

Skipper William Porterfield finally got to play for Ireland back in his native North West.

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24th May 2015

North West Warriors v Northern Knights at Downpatrick CC.

North West Warriors batsman Scott Campbell.

NW CRICKET: Coleraine’s title hopes ended after defeat by Brigade

Coleraine’s hopes of retaining the Long’s SuperValu Premier Division title were dashed in dramatic fashion on Sunday.

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Brigades Ryan Hunter played a big part in their massive win at fellow title contenders Eglinton, on Saturday.

NW CRICKET: Brigade back in title race

It’s a two way tie at the top of the Premier league after Saturdays results, leaders Eglinton lost at home to Brigade not helped by dropped catches.

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Fox Lodge skipper Brian Allen celebrates winning both the Samuel Jeffrey Shield and the Championship title.

NW CRICKET: Fox Lodge secure place back in Premier League

Fox Lodge are back at the top table of North West cricket after Brian Allen’s team clinched the Championship title and automatic promotion with a five wicket win, at Ballyspallen, on Sunday.

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Bready cheers their Ulster Plate win.

NW CRICKET: Mark Olphert’s men win O’Neill’s Ulster Plate

Bready II’s are the new O’Neill’s Ulster Plate winners after Mark Olphert’s side proved too strong for holders Brigade at Eglinton on Sunday.

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Bready celebrate their O'Neill's Ulster Plate victory on Sunday.

NW CRICKET: Brigade, Coleraine up ante as title race set to go to the wire

Despite heading into September we’re still no closer to finding out who will be crowned 2016 Long’s SuperValu North West champions after Brigade and Coleraine turned the screw with crucial wins on Saturday.

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Brigade's Ryan Hunter.

NW CRICKET: Big win for Beechgrove men at Eglinton

It’s a two way tie at the top of the Long’s Supervalu Premier League after Saturday’s results.

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Dave Langford-Smith celebrates the wicket of Lee Nelson Dave Langford-Smith celebrates the wicket of Lee Nelson. Pic by Barry Chambers

Cricket: Waringstown go down to defeat in Irish Cup final

Waringstown’s bid to retain the Irish Senior Cup ended in disappointment as Merrion beat them by 56 runs at Castle Avenue.

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Andy Britton and Brigade are looking to avoid any slip-ups

NW CRICKET: Confusion in North West Premier League as protest is lodged about Donemana fixtures

At least one North West Premier League club has lodged a protest about two of Donemana’s outstanding league matches not having been played before the 29-day deadline.

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Ardmore Qualifying Two Cup winners.

CRICKET: Ardmore clinch Qualifying Two Cup

Paul Brolly rolled back the years with a fine all-round display as Ardmore beat Glendermott by ten wickets to clinch the Qualifying Two Cup.

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David Rankin is back in the Ireland squad for next months games Hong Kong.

CRICKET: David Rankin back in Ireland squad

Back in the day when there was talk of Ireland International, Rankin, thoughts would turn to a towering bowler thundering down the pitch in his size 15 boots.

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