Dennison reigns again at Comber

Just eight days after scoring a match winning 145 not out in the Challenge Cup Final at Comber, Waringstown opener Adam Dennison was at it again at the same venue as he scored 147 in his sides 337-6 from 50 overs.
He also passed the 1000 runs mark for the season as he and opening partner James Hall (80) put on 165 for the first wicket.
Hall’s 80 contained eight fours and three sixes as he passed the 11,000 runs mark for Waringstown and moved ever closer to Garfield Harrison’s record.
Kyle McCallan on his return to the side joined Dennison and another 100 partnership was made with the pair putting on 112.
McCallan made 38, Shaheen Khan 29 and Lee Nelson 19 not out in the 337 total but it was that man Dennison who again stole the innings. His 147 came off 142 balls with thirteen boundaries and three maximums in another class knock and his third hundred in as many weeks.
In reply North Down were never really in with a shout despite 82 from Ruhan Pretorius. Gary Kidd continued his fine season with 3-28 from his 10 overs with fellow spinner Kyle McCallan going one better with 4-34 from his 10.
There were also wickets for Stuart Kidd 1-21 and Lee Nelson 1-54 as North Down finished on 250-9 and leave Waringstown 87 run winners.


Thirds push seconds all the way in Junior One battle

It was the battle of the two’s v three’s at the Lawn on Saturday. Batting first the thirds totalled 214-6 from their 40 overs with Ben McKnight top scoring with 93.
Matthew Allen with 22, Stuart Harrison with 29 not out along with 40 extras helped along the 3rd XI total.
Matthew Purce 2-19, Seb Best 2-39 picked up two wickets each while there were wickets each for Matthew Daly and Shane Burke.
In the seconds reply Ryan Dennison made 59 and Sam Topping 63.
Ben McKnight backed up his batting with 4-38 and Matthew Allen 1-39 and Charlie Williamson 1-27 picked up wickets.
But it was Ross Waite with 53 not out who got his side over the line with 5 balls to spare for a three wicket win.
By Paddy Allen