Coleraine will host Ballyspallen on Friday July 17th in the opening fixture of the NW cricket season.

The Bannsiders are also in action on the following day when they travel to Eglinton.

Coleraine will have overseas professional Graham Hume in their ranks as the South African continues his journey towards hopeful Irish qualification.

(Coleraine's Graham Hume)

Also on the Saturday 18th, last season's double winners Brigade host St Johnston, while Donemana entertain Ardmore.

There are two Tyrone derbies with Strabane taking on Fox Lodge and Burndennett facing Bready.

In the other games Newbuildings under new coach Bobby Rao travel to Glendermott, while Killyclooney have home advantage over Bonds Glen.

The NW have also confirmed that the four group winners will go forward and compete for the NW Senior Cup, with the other teams playing for the Faughan Valley, Sammy Jeffrey and Eric Cooke cups depending on group positions.

The NW will release the full fixture list on Tuesday.

NW SENIOR GROUP FIXTURES

Friday July 17th

Coleraine v Ballyspallen

Saturday July 18th

  • Donemana v Ardmore
  • Brigade v St Johnston
  • Eglinton v Coleraine
  • Glendermott v Newbuildings
  • Killyclooney v Bonds Glen
  • Strabane v Fox Lodge
  • Burndennett v Bready