North West 2022
Donemana up for the cups ZZZZ11:22 amZZZZ
Their captain William McClintock is targeting more success for The Holm side ahead of more cup action this weekend as they face Newbuildings in the T20 Cup, and Cork Harlequins in the Irish Senior.
Killyclooney in the runs but lose twice ZZZZ11:16 amZZZZ
It was an ultimately disappointing weekend for Killyclooney who were knocked out of the cup by Fox Lodge on Saturday, then lost at Eglinton on Sunday.
Burn baby burn ZZZZ11:11 amZZZZ
Burndennett experienced the highs and lows of cricket in the space of 24 hours. There were joyous scenes as they edged out Ardmore by 11 runs in the cup, but the next day they came out the wrong side of a tight match against Ballyspallen, by just two runs.
Marais magic as Foxies unbeaten run continues ZZZZ11:05 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge continued their excellent start to the season with contrasting victories at the weekend, as Marco Marais hit 17 sixes in a century as they won at Killyclooney, while the Ballymagorry side held their nerve to beat Glendermott by 10 runs the following day.
In form Bready face YMCA challenge ZZZZ10:59 amZZZZ
The league champions have been in imperious form, but skipper David Scanlon acknowledges it will be a tough test as they travel to Dublin to take on YMCA in the Irish Cup.
Draws made for the quarter-finals of the Senior and Sammy Jeffrey cups ZZZZ6:46 amZZZZ
The draws have been made for the quarter-finals of both the NW Senior and Sammy Jeffrey Cups.
Ballyspallen top Group B ZZZZ11:58 amZZZZ
The highest scoring game of the day was at Foyle View where Ryan Hunter and Ross Dougherty both made centuries in a 99-run victory over Coleraine. Tommy Orr scored a hundred as Eglinton beat Killyclooney, while Ballyspallen won a thriller at Burndennett.
Bready stay top of Group A ZZZZ11:34 amZZZZ
Bready stayed top of Group A after another fine bowling display saw them beat Strabane by seven wickets. Brigade were beaten by Ardmore, while Fox Lodge overcame Glendermott and St Johnston won at Bonds Glen.
Saints stun Brigade ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
St Johnston caused the shock of the day to dump holders Brigade out of the Senior Cup in the first round.
St Johnston stun holders Brigade in Senior Cup ZZZZ11:33 amZZZZ
Ian MacBeth and David Anthony starred as St Johnston knocked out holders Brigade in the NW Senior Cup at Beechgrove.
Burndennett confirm Piedt signing ZZZZ3:30 amZZZZ
Burndennett have confirmed the signing of South African Marcello Piedt as their overseas professional for the 2022 campaign.
Ahmed stars as Strabane makes strong start ZZZZ1:59 amZZZZ
Itís been an excellent start to the season for Strabane who made it two wins out of two by beating Bonds Glen in an almost faultless display which impressed Red Caps skipper Aaron Gillespie.
Day to remember for Mollie Devine ZZZZ1:51 amZZZZ
It was a day to remember for Fox Lodgeís Mollie Devine who starred for the Dragons on her interprovincial Super Series debut in Dublin,
Foxies in the hunt ZZZZ1:43 amZZZZ
Another Tyrone side who have started the season strongly is Fox Lodge who followed up their opening day win with an impressive all-round display to beat Ardmore, a performance which met with the approval of Ballymagorry captain Aaron Heywood.
McClintock delight with Donemana form ZZZZ1:37 amZZZZ
Itís been a destructive start to the campaign for Donemana who have steamrollered their opponents thus far.
NW League starts with a bang ZZZZ3:23 amZZZZ
There were eight half-centuries and two five-wicket hauls as the NW Premiership got under way one week later than scheduled.
Bready start title defence with win at St Johnston ZZZZ1:31 pmZZZZ
Defending champions Bready got their season up and running with an ultimately comfortable 81-run win away in Donegal against St Johnston.
NW Dragons looking to fire ZZZZ4:43 amZZZZ
Itís a new dawn for cricket in the region with no fewer than five local players involved in the Irish Womenís Interprovincial season which gets under way this Sunday in Dublin.
Dalzell delight as Bready secure first silverware of season ZZZZ4:35 amZZZZ
Alana Dalzell lifted the first silverware of the new season as her Bready side beat Fox Lodge in the final of the Sam McConnell Charity Cup.
Roly Black to umpire in England ZZZZ6:31 amZZZZ
The absence of multi-day cricket in Ireland has been the driving force to explore new opportunities for Irish umpires.
Brigade and Bready win Sam McConnell cups ZZZZ2:31 pmZZZZ
With Saturday's league programme having fallen victim to the rain it was thankfully a different picture on Sunday as the two Sam McConnell Memorial Cup finals were played in beautiful conditions at the Rectory.
NW league action starts on Saturday ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
North West clubs start their league season tomorrow (SAT) after last week's T20 appetiser.
Boyd Rankin shares his thoughts on the local game. ZZZZ2:35 pmZZZZ
Boyd Rankin has a foot in every camp Ė as the new North West Warriors coach, therefore by default an Irish selector and while following North West club cricket for his new jobs, he is also still registered as a player with Lisburn in the NCU.
Magnificent 7 for Curry as Bee Gees beat Eglinton ZZZZ10:41 amZZZZ
Teenager Raymond Curry took seven wickets for 14 runs as Bonds Glen stunned Eglinton in the NW T20 Cup. There were wins too for Strabane, Donemana, Coleraine, Bready, Brigade and Fox Lodge.
T20 matches get NW season under way ZZZZ6:04 amZZZZ
Local cricket and the North West season gets under way tomorrow (SAT) with seven games down for decision in the T20 Cup.
NW Preview 15: Brigade ZZZZ2:52 amZZZZ
It was quite a season for Brigade in 2021 as they captured four trophies, dominating the cup competitions, although they did struggle in the Premier League.
NW Preview 14: Burndennett ZZZZ1:12 amZZZZ
There hasn't been much change at Burndennett over the winter with the loss of Gary Neely to Donemana the only real change as of yet.
Bready and Fox Lodge to meet in Women's Cup ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
The draw for this yearís Womenís Cup competition has been made with last seasonís finalists, Bready and Fox Lodge, paired together in a cracking second round tie.
John Beattie - A Man For All Seasons ZZZZ5:40 amZZZZ
To say John Beattie is a man for all seasons would be a pretty accurate statement. He played for his native Strabane from the age of 15 before finally hanging up his bowling boots at the age of 60.
Death of Kieran Coyle ZZZZ3:22 amZZZZ
There was sad news yesterday with the death of Kieran Coyle.
NW Preview 13: Killyclooney ZZZZ2:52 amZZZZ
It's more or less as you were with Killyclooney, who have bolstered their squad with the arrival of an overseas professional.
NW Preview 12: Ballyspallen ZZZZ2:35 pmZZZZ
It's very much a case as you were for Ballyspallen ahead of the 2022 season.
NW Preview 11: Coleraine ZZZZ1:58 amZZZZ
Stephen Hutchinson once again leads the Bannsiders who have a new overseas player in Ravindra Mudunkothge.
NW Preview 10: Donemana ZZZZ1:57 amZZZZ
It was a trophyless 2021 for Donemana, but skipper William McClintock is determined to get the Holm club back to winning ways this season.
NW Preview 9: Eglinton ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
It was a case of so near yet so far for Eglinton who reached two cup finals in 2021, but just missed out on silverware.
NW Preview 8: Newbuildings ZZZZ2:45 amZZZZ
There is a new captain at the FoyleView Arena with Jared Wilson taking over the captaincy reins from Gareth McKeegan.
Enniskillen CC join North West ZZZZ11:11 amZZZZ
The NWCU has confirmed that Enniskillen CC will compete in this yearís League 4 cup competitions with a view to joining the Union in a full capacity ahead of the 2023 season.
NW Preview 7: Fox Lodge ZZZZ2:53 amZZZZ
The Ballymagorry side just missed out on silverware in 2021 but the return of Marco Marais gives them cause for great optimism ahead of the new season.
Double signing boost for Glendermott ZZZZ6:01 amZZZZ
Glendermott have been given a double boost with the signing of Pakistan professional Jamal Anwar and Ireland Under 19 international Nathan McGuire.
NW Preview 6: Strabane ZZZZ3:14 amZZZZ
Strabane had a successful 2021 winning the Eric Cooke cup and losing a thriller against Glendermott in the Sammy Jeffrey final.
NW Preview 5: Ardmore ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
There are a few ins and outs at the Bleachgreen for the coming season, but Ardmore continue to invest in their facilities laying solid foundations for the future.
NW Preview 4: Glendermott ZZZZ6:37 amZZZZ
Glendermott hope to build on last seasons efforts after winning the Sam Jeffrey Shield in a last ball thriller.
NW Preview 3: St Johnston ZZZZ2:10 amZZZZ
It was a successful 2021 for St Johnston and the Donegal side will be keen to build on that success by adding another trophy to the cabinet in the new campaign.
NW Preview 2: Bonds Glen ZZZZ2:13 amZZZZ
Bonds Glen have some of the most talented youngsters in the region, and have invested heavily in their ground and youth structures over the last number of seasons.
NW Preview 1: Bready ZZZZ5:44 amZZZZ
Defending champions Bready will once again provide a formidable challenge to pretenders to the crown.
Death of Jimmy McDaid ZZZZ6:51 amZZZZ
There was sadness among the North West cricketing fraternity with the news of the death of Jimmy McDaid at the age of 78, following a short illness.
Scott MacBeth joins Bready ZZZZ1:44 pmZZZZ
Scott MacBeth has left St Johnston to join Bready for the 2022 season.
Brigade finish fourth in European finals ZZZZ3:35 pmZZZZ
Brigade's quest to be crowned European champions ended with a loss to Brescia with the Beechgrove side having to settle for fourth place and 5000 euros.
Brigade in last chance saloon ZZZZ12:36 amZZZZ
Brigade lost three of their four matches on Friday in the group stages of the European Cricket League, but qualify for finals day in fourth place.
Mixed fortunes for Brigade ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
There were mixed fortunes for Brigade on the delayed opening day of the European Cricket Championships in Spain, winning and losing two group matches.
Derry Midweek announce finals day details ZZZZ3:14 amZZZZ
The Derry Midweek League have announced details of their Sam McConnell Charity Days finals which will take place on Sunday May 1st.
Brigade batting for NW and Cricket Ireland ZZZZ3:44 amZZZZ
Brigade will not just be playing for themselves as they attempt to become European champions this week.
Rain In Spain falls mainly on the plain ZZZZ3:29 amZZZZ
Monday's action in the European Cricket League was a total wash-out after heavy rain at the Cartama Oval in Malaga.
Brigade chasing European glory and Ä20k euros ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
All Ireland champions Brigade are back in action this coming week as they try to claim the European crown and the small matter of a first prize worth 20,000 euros.
NW Senior Cup draw ZZZZ8:26 amZZZZ
Holders Brigade face Donegal side St Johnston, while league champions Bready entertain Glendermott in the plum ties of the first round of the NW Senior Cup.
NW senior league fixtures unveiled ZZZZ12:20 amZZZZ
The North West have released their senior league fixtures for the 2022 season.
Killyclooney sign Sri Lankan all-rounder ZZZZ2:44 amZZZZ
Killyclooney have signed experienced Sri Lankan all-rounder Nisala Tharaka for the 2022 campaign.
Rankin favourite for permanent Warriors role ZZZZ2:10 amZZZZ
The North West Warriors are expected to begin their search for a new permanent Head Coach with current incumbent Gary Wilson set for a full-time coaching position with Ireland.
Double delight at Bready and McElwee honours ZZZZ7:09 amZZZZ
The NW has congratulated national award winners Mary McElwee and Bready Cricket Club following the Cricket Ireland annual Awards ceremony.
Awards for Bready and Mary McElwee ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
Bready CC and Mary McElwee were the North West winners at the Cricket Ireland awards on Friday night.
Brigade seal spot in ECL finals week ZZZZ10:51 amZZZZ
Brigade will return to the Costa Del Sol next month to compete in European League finals week after a superb effort saw them win their Group in Malaga.
Brigade continue winning run ZZZZ11:23 amZZZZ
Brigade made it six wins on the bounce in their European League group with two more exciting victories on Thursday and will now have a couple of bites at making it through to the outright final on Friday.
Mac attack as Brigade thump Zagreb Sokol ZZZZ5:59 amZZZZ
Brigade ensured themselves a top-three finish in their European Cricket League Group B campaign with a bloodless 10-wicket victory over Sokol of Zagreb in Malaga this afternoon.
Brigade go top of European group with two wins ZZZZ9:58 amZZZZ
Brigade have given themselves a great chance of progressing to the round-robin stage of their European League group after a productive, if occasionally nervy day, that saw them win both of Tuesday's matches.
Mixed fortunes for Brigade in Euro openers ZZZZ5:53 amZZZZ
Brigade bounced back from their morning loss to Griffins of Guernsey, with a seven wickets win over Indo-Bulgaria.
Brigade set for Spanish test ZZZZ1:52 amZZZZ
The 2022 season gets under way early for Brigade Cricket Club as they fly to Spain on Saturday afternoon to take part in this yearís European Cricket League.
Allen blow for Brigade ZZZZ10:28 pmZZZZ
Brigade have been dealt a blow ahead of the new campaign with the departure of Ross Allen to NCU league champions Waringstown.
Ardmore sign young Australian ZZZZ3:14 amZZZZ
Ardmore have confirmed the signing of young Australian batsman Harry Zimmermann ahead of the new campaign.
Black impresses in World Cup final ZZZZ2:53 amZZZZ
NWCU and Ireland umpire Roly Black has given his thoughts this morning after officiating in Saturday's ICC Under-19 World Cup final in the Caribbean, where India beat England by four wickets.
Glendermott sign Sri Lankan star Ishan Jayaratne ZZZZ1:45 amZZZZ
Glendermott have signed Sri Lankan all-rounder Ishan Jayaratne for their 2022 North West campaign.