North West 2019
NW Preview 9: Newbuildings NW Preview 9: Newbuildings ( ) ZZZZ11:25 pmZZZZ
Quite a few comings and goings at Newbuildings ahead of the new season including a change of overseas player--former Ballyspallen wicket-keeper/ batsman Darnell McCallum replacing Clinton Pienaar at the club.
NW Previews 8: Ballyspallen NW Previews 8: Ballyspallen ( ) ZZZZ3:15 amZZZZ
After a couple of seasons knocking on the door, it is a welcome return to the Premier Division for Ballyspallen.
NW Previews 7: Coleraine NW Previews 7: Coleraine ( ) ZZZZ10:24 pmZZZZ
While there may not be that much actual movement at Sandel Lodge this season, there is still some uncertainty surrounding the availability of some of Coleraine's big-game players for the upcoming summer.
NW Preview 6: Bready NW Preview 6: Bready ( ) ZZZZ11:44 pmZZZZ
The new North West champions enjoyed a year to savour in 2018 and no doubt having tasted title success they will be desperate now for more.
Death of Eddie McGurk Death of Eddie McGurk ( ) ZZZZ6:22 amZZZZ
It is with very deep sadness that we have learned and must report the passing of one of Strabane Cricket Club’s most reverently respected former players, Eddie McGurk.
NW Preview 5: St Johnston NW Preview 5: St Johnston ( ) ZZZZ12:16 amZZZZ
After a few seasons of consolidation there is little doubt that an air of optimism has started forming again at the Boathole.
NW Preview 4: Glendermott NW Preview 4: Glendermott ( ) ZZZZ10:35 pmZZZZ
It's a return to the Premier Division for the first time in five years for the Rectory boys after an impressive league campaign last time around.
NW Preview 3: Eglinton NW Preview 3: Eglinton ( ) ZZZZ8:09 pmZZZZ
The villagers looked to be a club in disarray at the end of last season but seem to have rallied considerably since the start of the year.
Drummond withdraw from Senior cricket Drummond withdraw from Senior cricket ( ) ZZZZ6:43 amZZZZ
The North West Championship will be a 7-team affair this year after Drummond formally requested to opt out of the senior division due to a lack of players.
NW Preview 2: Brigade NW Preview 2: Brigade ( ) ZZZZ2:11 amZZZZ
It was a largely successful season at Beechgrove last time with the Waterside club taking home two of the three domestic trophies- the senior cup and the Faughan Valley.
NW Preview 1: Donemana NW Preview 1: Donemana ( ) ZZZZ10:28 pmZZZZ
Having carried all before them domestically for a number of seasons, 2018 was a very quiet year at the Holm, in the senior ranks at least.
Glendermott sign Ryan Barr Glendermott sign Ryan Barr ( ) ZZZZ10:17 pmZZZZ
Ryan Barr has left champions Bready and will play the 2019 season at The Rectory.
Q1 League and Cup fixtures Q1 League and Cup fixtures ( ) ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
The league and cup fixtures for Q1 have been confirmed and once again it will be last season's double champions Donemana that will be the team to beat.
Letterkenny join Derry Midweek League Letterkenny join Derry Midweek League ( ) ZZZZ3:03 amZZZZ
At a time when the trend is for clubs to fold, there's a good news story with the formation of a Letterkenny side that will play in the Derry Midweek League this season.
Expanded role for McGregor Expanded role for McGregor ( ) ZZZZ1:19 amZZZZ
Last week's North West AGM saw a number of changes approved by delegates, one of which was the announcement that Ian McGregor is set to take on an expanded coaching and talent development role in the Warriors set-up.
Glendermott sign Gareth Burns Glendermott sign Gareth Burns ( ) ZZZZ11:19 pmZZZZ
Glendermott have confirmed the signing of seamer Gareth Burns from Ballyspallen.
Poskitt confirms Bready switch Poskitt confirms Bready switch ( ) ZZZZ9:16 pmZZZZ
Coleraine teenager Marcus Poskitt will be playing the 2019 season with Bready after agreeing a move to the Premier league champions.
Just what the Doc ordered Just what the Doc ordered ( ) ZZZZ3:50 amZZZZ
There's a new sheriff in town for the North West Cricket Union as Brian Dougherty has taken over from Andrew Fleming as Union Chair following this week's AGM.
Boost for NW as five players named in squads Boost for NW as five players named in squads ( ) ZZZZ7:30 amZZZZ
There was a major boost for the NW region with five players named in representative squads - three in the Ireland Academy and two in the Women's Super 3 Series.
North West News North West News ( ) ZZZZ6:22 amZZZZ
The latest news of moves and signings in the North West as the season approaches.
Stephen Dunn joins Eglinton Stephen Dunn joins Eglinton ( ) ZZZZ11:55 pmZZZZ
After a quiet winter in the North West, there have been a number of personnel changes in recent days with another couple confirmed over the weekend. Stephen Dunn has joined Eglinton having spent the last couple of seasons at Ardmore.
Bready hit by Young blow Bready hit by Young blow ( ) ZZZZ8:13 pmZZZZ
Bready's hopes of retaining their Premiership title have been dealt a severe blow with the departure of Craig Young to North Down.
Allen confirms Brigade switch Allen confirms Brigade switch ( ) ZZZZ12:13 amZZZZ
Eglinton all-rounder Ross Allen has confirmed to CricketEurope that he will be joining Brigade for the 2019 season.
NW Senior Cup dates NW Senior Cup dates ( ) ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
The opening round of the Senior Cup takes place on May 11th, while the final is a week later from its traditional date due to Ireland's Test match at Lord's.
NW Championship and Sammy Jeffrey fixtures NW Championship and Sammy Jeffrey fixtures ( ) ZZZZ11:23 pmZZZZ
The NW have announced the Championship and Sammy Jeffrey Shield fixtures and dates for the forthcoming season.
NW Premier League fixtures released NW Premier League fixtures released ( ) ZZZZ10:56 pmZZZZ
The NWCU have unveiled the Premier League fixtures ahead of the start of the season on Saturday April 27th.
Rachit Gaur joins Brigade Rachit Gaur joins Brigade ( ) ZZZZ11:54 pmZZZZ
Former Railway Union and Strabane all-rounder Rachit Gaur has decided to join Brigade ahead of the new season.
Rankin confirms Moseley switch Rankin confirms Moseley switch ( ) ZZZZ10:25 pmZZZZ
Ireland pace bowler Boyd Rankin has confirmed he will be staying in England to play for Moseley in the Birmingham Premier League.
Fox Lodge sign overseas player Fox Lodge sign overseas player ( ) ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge have signed 22 year-old South African all-rounder Coenie Nel as their overseas player for the 2019 season.
Two NW players named in Irish under-age squads Two NW players named in Irish under-age squads ( ) ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
Bready's Alana Dalzell and Eglinton's Zara Craig have been named in the Ireland Girls Under 19 and 15 squads.
Mixed fortunes for NW players in Ireland squads Mixed fortunes for NW players in Ireland squads ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
There was mixed news for the NW in the various Ireland squads which were named for the Oman Quadrangular tournament, and the subsequent series against Afghanistan in India.
Warriors boosted by Rankin return Warriors boosted by Rankin return ( ) ZZZZ3:08 amZZZZ
The NW Warriors have been given a boost ahead of the new season with the news that pace bowler Boyd Rankin will be available for all the campaign following confirmation of his release by Warwickshire.
Warriors launch defence of interpro title in NCU Warriors launch defence of interpro title in NCU ( ) ZZZZ11:39 pmZZZZ
The NW Warriors will start the defence of the their interpro championship title with an away trip to the Northern Knights at the end of May.
Scanlon is running for Derry Sports Personality award Scanlon is running for Derry Sports Personality award ( ) ZZZZ8:34 pmZZZZ
Davy Scanlon is one of 12 nominees shortlisted for the 2018 Derry Sports Personality of the Year.
Cup final venues decided Cup final venues decided ( ) ZZZZ8:18 pmZZZZ
This year's NW Senior Cup decider will take place at Eglinton following a meeting of the Union's Match Allocation Group.