The Northern Cricket Union has named its Under 13 Regional Development Squad for eight fixtures throughout July and August against the North West and Leinster Cricket Unions, and a tour to Ayr, Scotland.

NCU Under 13 Squad:

Sam Allister
Tom Crothers
Harry Dyer
Michael Hollway
Ryan Hunter
Jude Keates
Adam Leckey
Finn Lutton
Ben McCausland
George Palmer
Yuv Pahuja
John Speers
James West

Allan Rutherford, Director of NCU Representative Cricket commented:
"This year the Under 13ís have an expanded series of 8 games. It is important that we have the appropriate pathways for young players.

"The NCU has worked hard to ensure competitive cricket both at home, and a tour to Scotland, to ensure that every year we are giving our players the best possible chance to improve and develop their skills.

"A special thank you goes to the coaching team who have been working with thirty cricketers since January in preparation for what will be a very demanding and competitive summer.

"The NCU is grateful to all the Under 13 cricketers for their commitment to the cricket sessions, and their willingness and desire to improve, and doing so in an enjoyable fashion.

"We congratulate those selected and wish them every success throughout the season ahead."

Under 13 Fixtures

Tuesday 16th July: North West Cricket Union (Ballyspallen Cricket Club)
Thursday 18th July: North West Cricket Union (Stormont)

Monday 29th July: Cricket Leinster (Ring Commons Cricket Club)
Tuesday 30th July: Cricket Leinster (Stormont)
Thursday 1st August: Cricket Leinster (Ring Commons Cricket Club)
Friday 2nd August: Cricket Leinster (Stormont)

Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th August: Tour to Ayr, Scotland (2 games)

The NCU is grateful for the continued support by PwC of the Regional Development Squad programme.