Mo Hussain scored 43 for the North West while Robbie McCollum took four wickets for the NCU in the Under 13 interpro at Ballyspallen.

Hussain hit four boundaries in his excellent innings sharing a fifth wicket stand of 54 with Scott McClintock, who made 31.

Opener Bobby Brolly hit 21 as the hosts scored 169 in their 30 overs, with J McKnight making 18 not out.

Robbie McCollum had the excellent analysis of 4 for 8 in a superb bowling display.

The NCU had reached 13 for 1 in the fifth over when the rains came, causing the game to be abandoned.

Both the NW and NCU have scheduled series against Leinster in the coming weeks.

Under 13 interprovincial

At Ballyspallen, Match abandoned

North West 169 all out (30 overs; M Hussain 43, S McClintock 31, B Brolly 21, J McKnight 18*; R McCollum 4-8)

NCU 13-1 (4.5 overs)