A fine all-round display by the NW saw them record a comprehensive 9-wicket win against the NCU in the first Women's Under 23 interprovincial match at Coleraine.

Alana Dalzell took 3 for 4 as the NCU were skittled for 50 - Charlotte Lyons top scoring with 11.

(NW Under 23s: Pic by Stephen McCartney)

There were no fewer than four run outs, while the other successful bowlers were Kara Bates, Kacey Laird and Cody Wallace.

Zara Craig (23) and Sarah Black (16) shared an opening stand of 50 to level the scores, before Craig was trapped lbw by Harrison.

(Zara Craig and Sarah Black; Pic by Stephen McCartney)

The match was part of a five game initiative between the Unions to give some much needed game time.


At Sandel Lodge, NW beat NCU by 9 wickets

NCU 50 all out (15.4 overs; C Lyons 11; A Dalzell 3-4)

NW 51/1 (8 overs; Z Craig 23, S Black 16*)