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Intermediate Cup Final: Donemana II beat The Nedd by an innings and 70 runs
The Rectory, 19 and 20 August.
 The Nedd 144 (36.1 overs; M McCann 45, S Hargan 25, M McElwee 20; C Neely 6-14, DJ Dougherty 2-29) and 161 (25 overs; J Young 51, K Morrow 33, S Hargan 22, C Neely 4-30, D Allen 3-27, DJ Dougherty 2-29))
 Donemana 375/5 (40 overs; R McBrine 120, G Boyd 108, DJ Dougherty 64, A Buchanan 26*; J Murray 2-63)
Christopher Neely took 6 for 14 as Donemana dominated opening day
Donemana duly collected the Intermediate Cup with an innings and 70-run win over The Nedd. With a first innings lead of 231, it was always an impossible task for the Ballykelly side who were bowled out for 161 second time around, despite a feisty half century from Johnny Young (51) and a battling 33 from Kyle Morrow. Chris Neely took four wickets, taking his tally to ten.. That effort was enough to gain Neely the Man-of-the-Match accolade, pipping first innings centurions Ritchie McBrine and Graham Boyd.
League 2 Final: Sion Mills beat Newbuildings by 5 wickets
Burndennett, 27 August.
 Newbuildings 103 and 145 (30.1 overs; P Singh 62, L McKeegan 23; L Finlay 4-21, A Lucas 2-11, B Scott 2-26)
 Sion Mills 172/9 and 77/5 (15 overs; S Galloway 21; L McKeegan 5-36)
Winners Sion Mills
Sion Mills as expected won the League Two final with a five-wicket win over Newbuildings at Burndennett. Their 69-run first innings league was wiped out though by Pushpender Singh who thumped 5 sixes and 5 fours in a whirlwind 62 from 34 balls. Once he and fellow opener Leeroy McKeegan (23) were dismissed by Lee Finlay (4-41) the innings faltered to 145 all out – two wickets apiece for Andy Lucas, Barry Scott, and Glenn McCallan. Simon Galloway hit four boundaries in a quick 21, but he became the first of five wickets for McKeegan (5-36) as Sion were made to fight all the way for the win.
League 3 Final: Burndennett II beat North Fermanagh by 98 runs
The Bleachgreen, 22 August.
 Burndennett 159 (28.1 overs; M Porter 52, J McCormick 23; D Mills 3-33, S Croft 3-47) and 169/6 (30 overs; M Porter 52, B McGettigan 50, G Fitzpatrick 3-28)
 North Fermanagh 130 (29.1 overs; D Mills 32, J McCormick 2-13, M Porter 2-17, S Williamson 2-18, G Porter 2-26) and 100 (23 overs; C Piergrosse 24, D Smith 24; J McCormick 4-38, J McGettigan 3-23, B Devine 2-20)
Mark Porter receives the Man of the Match award
Mark Porter scored half centuries in both innings of the League 3 final to inspire Burndennett Seconds to a comfortable 98-run win over North Fermanagh at The Bleachgreen. His efforts were enough to gain the Man-of-the-Match accolade, with his 52 helping the Tyrone side to 159 in the first innings. Fermanagh in reply got 130, with David Mills making 32, and two wickets apiece for Porter, John McCormick, Steven Williamson and Gerard Porter. Second time around Brendan McGettigan and Porter got 50s as Burndennett got 169, leaving Fermanagh needing 199. They were bowled out though for 100, with four wickets for John McCormick, three for John McGettigan and two for Brian Devine in a thoroughly deserved win.
League 4 Final: North Fermanagh lead Ardmore by 3 runs
Burndennett, 2 September.
 North Fermanagh 181/8 (30 overs; R Waseem 59, B Basit 24, M Asif 20; G Dalton 3-43, D Bradley 2-36, K Brolly 2--50)
 Ardmore 178/7 (30 overs; G Brolly 61, S Barrow 23; Chaudhry Lukman 2-18, Ahmad Iqbal 2-41)
George Brolly scored 61 for Ardmore
North Fermanagh take a narrow three-runs lead into Saturday after the first innings of her League Four Cup clash with Ardmore at Burndennett. Rawal Waseem hit 7 fours and 3 sixes as he top-scored with 59 from 53 balls as Fermanagh posted 181 for 8. He shared a third wicket stand of 69 with skipper Muhammad Asif (20), while Basit Ali hit 24. George Dalton took three wickets, while there were two apiece for David Bradley and Kevin Brolly. Ardmore's reply got off to a great start, with George Brolly hitting 10 boundaries in his 61, sharing an opening stand of 105 with Steven Barrow (23). However, Ardmore's middle-order failed to fire as Fermanagh fought back strongly, with two wickets for Chaudhry Lukman and Ahmad Iqbal. All to play for then when the match resumes at 1pm.
League 4 Semi-Final: Ardmore III beat Coleraine by 24 runs
Bleachgreen, 28 August.
 Ardmore 149 (28.2 overs; M Dalton 53; V Chopra 4-28, O Williams 3-22, D Khan 2-34)
 Coleraine 125/9 (30 overs; D Khan 36, D Feeney 36; G Dalton 4-25, G Brolly 2-16, K Brolly 2-26)
Ardmore cheer the win
Ardmore reached the League 4 final with a 24-run win over Coleraine at the Bleachgreen, The home side looked in real trouble at 48 for 5, but skipper Michael Dalton marshalled the lower order well, to get them to 149 with an excellent half century. Vishal Chopra took 4 for 28, while there were three wickets for Owen Williams and Ardmore old boy Dawood Khan. The visitors reply got off to a terrible start as the dangerous Chopra was dismissed first ball by Kevin Brolly (2-26). Alfie Gaston fell to a superb boundary catch by George Brolly, but Coleraine rallied with David Feeney and Dawood Khan each making 36. However, as the required rate increased, scoreboard pressure told, with George Dalton claiming four wickets, and George Brolly two as they sealed a 24-run win. Ardmore will now face North Fermanagh in the final this weekend at Burndennett. They also received the league trophy after an unbeaten campaign.
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