North West 2021
Irosh back at Bready Irosh back at Bready ( ) ZZZZ2:50 amZZZZ
Bready have confirmed they have re-signed overseas professional Irosh Samarasooriya for the 2021 season.
NW Umpires: Noel Ward NW Umpires: Noel Ward ( ) ZZZZ9:34 pmZZZZ
An accomplished left-arm spinner and stylish right-handed batsman, Noel was an integral part of Ardmore for many years, before going into umpiring.
Sri Lankan signs for Ballyspallen Sri Lankan signs for Ballyspallen ( ) ZZZZ6:29 amZZZZ
Ballyspallen has signed Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Damith Perera for their 2021 campaign.
Glendermott opt for Pakistani professional Glendermott opt for Pakistani professional ( ) ZZZZ6:12 amZZZZ
Glendermott have opted to sign Pakistani all-rounder Nauman Anwar for the 2021 season.
Glendermott role for Wilson Glendermott role for Wilson ( ) ZZZZ5:08 amZZZZ
Glendermott have appointed Jared Wilson as their Youth Cricket Development Coach on a part-time basis.
Ryan Barr returns to Brigade Ryan Barr returns to Brigade ( ) ZZZZ3:04 amZZZZ
Ryan Barr is making the short trip across the Limavady Road to join Brigade from Glendermott.
Double signing boost for Ardmore Double signing boost for Ardmore ( ) ZZZZ6:15 amZZZZ
Ardmore have received a double boost ahead of the new season with the signings of Rachit Gaur and Dhram Singh.
Joe Peoples Joe Peoples ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Joe, who hailed from St Johnston, umpired at the highest levels in NW cricket, up to and including internationals.
Warriors advertise Head Coach position Warriors advertise Head Coach position ( ) ZZZZ2:12 pmZZZZ
The North West Warriors are advertising for a Head Coach and Performance Pathway Manager.
Gillespie humbled by CWI Hall of Fame honour Gillespie humbled by CWI Hall of Fame honour ( ) ZZZZ11:16 amZZZZ
The 46-year-old won every honour in Irish cricket with his beloved Red Caps and still holds the Irish record for the fastest century.
Awards galore for NW cricket Awards galore for NW cricket ( ) ZZZZ10:55 amZZZZ
It was a good night for North West cricket as local clubs and personalities won a host of accolades at the Irish Cricket Awards.
Dermot Ward Dermot Ward ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
A fine batsman with Ardmore, Dermot went on to officiate, showing a real aptitude for the umpiring craft. He was appointed to the ICC Europe panel standing in tournaments across the region before cutbacks.
Success for NW at CI awards Success for NW at CI awards ( ) ZZZZ9:24 amZZZZ
It was a successful night for Bready who picked up the Spirit of Cricket Award, while Alana Dalzell won the Club Women Player of the Year. Peter Gillespie and Roy Torrens was also honoured.
Bready favourites for Spirit of Cricket Award Bready favourites for Spirit of Cricket Award ( ) ZZZZ1:06 amZZZZ
Bready's Cricketing Cooks efforts are set to be rewarded with a 'Spirit of Cricket' prize at the Cricket Ireland Awards ceremony on Friday night.
Jim Finlay Jim Finlay ( ) ZZZZ7:06 amZZZZ
It was an umpire though that he found his true calling, an appointments secretary dream, always willing and available to do any match at any level. A case of having bails will travel for Jim.
T20 start likely for NW sides T20 start likely for NW sides ( ) ZZZZ7:05 amZZZZ
It seems likely that the NW will be starting their season with a T20 competition.
Robin Glenn Robin Glenn ( ) ZZZZ1:34 amZZZZ
Another magnificent servant to the NW cricket officiating fraternity, former Eglinton, Campsie and Du Pont batsman Robin Glenn was a powerful striker of the ball in his playing days.
Ballyspallen sign Sri Lankan professional Ballyspallen sign Sri Lankan professional ( ) ZZZZ1:27 amZZZZ
Ballyspallen have signed Sri Lankan international Sandun Weerakkody for the 2021 season.
Jim Kilgore Jim Kilgore ( ) ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
Connie McAllister continues his series on NW umpires from the past and present with his memories of the late Jim Kilgore.
John Gamble John Gamble ( ) ZZZZ7:56 amZZZZ
John had always a great sense of humour and was very witty, which I always enjoyed when standing in matches with the former pace bowler.
Harry Henderson Harry Henderson ( ) ZZZZ2:21 amZZZZ
Harry was a fine cricketer with Donemana who went on to have a long and distinguished career in both the umpiring and administrative ranks.
Test debut for former Donemana pro Test debut for former Donemana pro ( ) ZZZZ4:00 amZZZZ
Former Donemana overseas professional Imran Butt made his Test debut for Pakistan against South Africa this week.
Bobby buoyed by Siraj success Bobby buoyed by Siraj success ( ) ZZZZ9:36 amZZZZ
During his sojourn back to the Hyderabad Cricket Academy for a couple of years between 2015 and 2017, Bobby Rao took many young men under his wing. One of them was Mohammed Siraj.
Hunter excited by Newbuildings challenge Hunter excited by Newbuildings challenge ( ) ZZZZ8:43 amZZZZ
Newbuildings have confirmed the signing of Ryan Hunter from Brigade.
George Brolly senior George Brolly senior ( ) ZZZZ4:00 amZZZZ
George Brolly had a very successful club career with Ardmore CC and also at interprovincial level where he was a pivotal member of the NW side that clinched the first interpro trophy.
Drummond to play in NW in 2021 Drummond to play in NW in 2021 ( ) ZZZZ3:34 amZZZZ
Drummond have announced their intention to reform for the 2021 season.
NW Umpires looking new members NW Umpires looking new members ( ) ZZZZ2:57 amZZZZ
The North West Umpires & Scorers Association are looking for new members to come forward and help the association.