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League Tables
Group A
PWTNRLBPPts
Donemana630211878
Killyclooney630211272
Bonds Glen61023222
Ardmore6004233

Group B
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Brigade6501016116
Newbuildings6401120100
St Johnston610051333
Glendermott61005626

Group C
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Bready64011989
Fox Lodge630211171
Burndennett620221959
Strabane6001566

Group D
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Coleraine6401120100
Eglinton630211171
Ballyspallen6001544

T20 League Results
Group A
NW Group A
Donemana (0) v Killyclooney (0) - no result
The Holm, 22 August.
Killyclooney 59-5 (8.0 overs)
NW Group A
Bonds Glen (0) v Ardmore (0) - no result
Bonds Glen, 22 August.
NW Group A
Donemana (25) beat Bonds Glen (0) by 10 wickets
The Holm, 15 August.
Bonds Glen 88-8 (20.0 overs, S Barr 26*, D Mehaffey 3-8, D McGerrigle 3-17, A McBrine 2-15)
Donemana 91-0 (6.0 overs, W McClintock 64*)
NW Group A
Killyclooney (22) beat Ardmore (3) by 11 runs
Killyclooney, 15 August.
Killyclooney 128-6 (20.0 overs, D Moan 33, T Dougherty 26, J Nelson 26, J Wilson 2-11, S Gormley 2-22)
Ardmore 117-7 (20.0 overs, C Curley 40, J Wilson 26, W Finlay 3-21, J Connor 2-21)
NW Group A
Killyclooney (22) beat Donemana (3) by 4 wickets
Killyclooney, 11 August.
Donemana 164-5 (20.0 overs, G McClintock 66, W McClintock 38, J Nelson 2-25, J Connor 2-29)
Killyclooney 168-6 (18.0 overs, T Dougherty 37*, A Colhoun 30, D Moan 27, J McGonigle 2-21)
NW Group A
Ardmore v Donemana - match postponed
Bleachgreen, 8 August.
NW Group A
Bonds Glen (0) lost to Killyclooney (25) by 141 runs
Bonds Glen, 8 August.
Killyclooney 190-5 (20.0 overs, M Gordon 62, D Moan 35, S Kincaid 2-32)
Bonds Glen 49 (13.0 overs, J Wallace 5-12, M Gordon 2-10, J Connor 2-19)
NW Group A
Ardmore (0) v Bonds Glen (0) - no result
Bleachgreen, 1 August.
NW Group A
Ardmore (0) v Killyclooney (0) - no result
Bleachgreen, 25 July.
NW Group A
Bonds Glen (0) lost to Donemana (25) by 124 runs
Bonds Glen, 25 July.
Donemana 217-7 (20.0 overs, G McClintock 87, W McClintock 55, R Barr 3-28, S Barr 2-29)
Bonds Glen 93 (18.5 overs, L Britton 26, S Huey 4-8, G McClintock 4-10)
NW Group A
Donemana (25) beat Ardmore (0) by 69 runs.
The Holm, 18 July.
Donemana 153-3 (20.0 overs, D McGerrigle 82*, D Mehaffey 38*, C Brolly 2-15)
Ardmore 84-8 (20.0 overs, A Buchanan 2-4, D Mehaffey 2-18, L Dougherty 2-28)
NW Group A
Killyclooney (2) lost to Bonds Glen (23) by 4 wickets.
Killyclooney, 18 July.
Killyclooney 173-8 (20.0 overs, W Finlay 46, A Colhoun 34, T Dougherty 30, D Curry 2-28)
Bonds Glen 175-6 (19.5 overs, J Long 61, D Curry 42, J Nelson 2-35)
Scorecard Donemana v Killyclooney, 22 August.
Scorecard Donemana v Bonds Glen, 15 August.
Scorecard Killyclooney v Donemana, 15 August.
Scorecard Killyclooney v Donemana, 11 August.
Scorecard Bonds Glen v Killyclooney, 8 August.
Scorecard Bonds Glen v Donemana, 25 July.
Scorecard Donemana v Ardmore, 18 July.
Scorecard Killyclooney v Bonds Glen, 18 July.
Group B
NW Group B
Glendermott (1) lost to Brigade (24) by 8 wickets
The Rectory, 22 August.
Glendermott 94 (13.4 overs, S Laird 41, A Britton 4-2, I Hussain 2-11, R Macbeth 2-18)
Brigade 95-2 (9.2 overs, D Murdock 46, R Hunter 35*)
NW Group B
Newbuildings (24) beat St Johnston (1) by 7 wickets
Foyleview Arena, 22 August.
St Johnston 179-4 (16.0 overs, S Macbeth 54*, M Rankin 45, J Macbeth 36)
Newbuildings 180-3 (14.0 overs, G McKeegan 63, M Hanna 45, J Thompson 30*)
NW Group B
Brigade (21) beat Newbuildings (4) by 6 runs
Beechgrove, 15 August.
Brigade 120-7 (20.0 overs, R Allen 55*, J Thompson 4-24, J Dunn 2-17)
Newbuildings 114-8 (20.0 overs, R Dougherty 67*, I Hussain 4-18, R Gaur 2-21)
NW Group B
Glendermott (1) lost to St Johnston (24) by 7 wickets
The Rectory, 15 August.
Glendermott 151-7 (20.0 overs, B Robinson 55, M Barr 39, D Barnard 4-30, D Anthony 2-26)
St Johnston 153-3 (18.0 overs, M Rankin 61*, D Lapsley 30, I Macbeth 25*)
NW Group B
Newbuildings (23) beat Glendermott (2) by 18 runs
Foyleview Arena, 8 August.
Newbuildings 130-6 (20.0 overs, G McKeegan 67, B Mills 2-23, R Barr 2-24)
Glendermott 112-7 (20.0 overs, M Barr 62, D Culbert 2-17)
NW Group B
St Johnston (2) lost to Brigade (23) by 17 runs
The Boathole, 8 August.
Brigade 126-8 (20.0 overs, I Hussain 31, K Magee 25, D Barnard 4-16, D Anthony 3-18)
St Johnston 109-5 (20.0 overs, D Lapsley 52, M Rankin 25, R Macbeth 2-19)
NW Group B
Brigade (24) beat Glendermott (1) by 8 wickets
Beechgrove, 1 August.
Glendermott 88-9 (20.0 overs, R Allen 3-14, R Macbeth 3-15, I Hussain 2-18)
Brigade 93-2 (13.2 overs, R Hunter 28)
NW Group B
St Johnston (0) lost to Newbuildings (25) by 96 runs
Boathole, 1 August.
Newbuildings 178-4 (20.0 overs, G McKeegan 65, J Thompson 51, R Dougherty 26, D Lapsley 2-31)
St Johnston 82-7 (20.0 overs, R Machingal 38*, J Thompson 5-15)
NW Group B
Newbuildings (0) v Brigade (0) - no result
Foyleview, 25 July.
Newbuildings 107-8 (20.0 overs, M Hanna 35, I Hussain 2-17, A Britton 2-23)
Brigade 8-2 (2.3 overs)
NW Group B
St Johnston (5) lost to Glendermott (20) by 4 runs
The Boathole, 25 July.
Glendermott 125-7 (20.0 overs, S Moore 34, B Mills 28, N Cole 2-7, D Anthony 2-29)
St Johnston 37-1 (8.0 overs, J Macbeth 25*)
DLS Method: par score 41 in 8 overs.
NW Group B
Brigade (24) beat St Johnston (1) by 8 wickets.
Beechgrove, 18 July.
St Johnston 79-8 (20.0 overs, R MacBeth 4-11)
Brigade 80-2 (15.0 overs, D Barr 30, R Hunter 29)
NW Group B
Glendermott (1) lost to Newbuildings (24) by 8 wickets.
The Rectory, 18 July.
Glendermott 142-6 (20.0 overs, J Lynch 38, R Robinson 37, G Robb 3-22)
Newbuildings 145-2 (15.2 overs, J Thompson 54*, R Dougherty 51*, C Ross 2-28)
Scorecard Glendermott v Brigade, 22 August.
Scorecard Newbuildings v St Johnston, 22 August.
Scorecard Brigade v Newbuildings, 15 August.
Scorecard Glendermott v St Johnston, 15 August.
Scorecard Newbuildings v Glendermott, 8 August.
Scorecard St Johnston v Brigade, 8 August.
Scorecard St Johnston v Newbuildings, 1 August.
Scorecard Brigade v Glendermott, 1 August.
Scorecard St Johnston v Glendermott, 25 July.
Scorecard Newbuildings v Brigade, 25 July.
Scorecard Brigade v St Johnston, 18 July.
Scorecard Glendermott v Newbuildings, 18 July.
Group C
NW Group C
Fox Lodge (0) v Bready (0) - no result
Ballymagorry, 22 August.
NW Group C
Burndennett (25) beat Strabane (0) by 108 runs
Burndennett, 22 August.
Burndennett 176-5 (20.0 overs, G Neely 58, M Doherty 40, A McNamee 27)
Strabane 68 (15.1 overs, G Neely 3-8, M Pollock 2-1, M Roulston 2-12)
NW Group C
Strabane (1) lost to Bready (24) by 8 wickets
Strabane Park, 15 August.
Strabane 115-6 (20.0 overs, A Gillespie 50, D McCloskey 2-24)
Bready 116-2 (17.5 overs, D Rankin 35, D Scanlon 28*, R Campbell 25)
NW Group C
Fox Lodge (20) beat Burndennett (5) by 2 runs
Ballymagorry, 15 August.
Fox Lodge 142-6 (20.0 overs, J Milligan 77*, N Heywood 28, G Neely 3-18)
Burndennett 141-4 (20.0 overs, M Mooney 43, A Barr 37, R McCay 27*)
NW Group C
Fox Lodge (25) beat Strabane (0) by 43 runs
Ballymagorry, 8 August.
Fox Lodge 132-7 (20.0 overs, J Milligan 33, A Logue 29, J Robinson 25, R Logue 3-20, R Gallagher 2-13)
Strabane 89 (19.0 overs, K Purewal Singh 27, A Heywood 2-12, J Robinson 2-13, A Walker 2-14)
NW Group C
Bready (21) beat Burndennett (4) by 2 wickets
Magheramason, 8 August.
Burndennett 95 (20.0 overs, D McCloskey 4-15, Khayat Bhavsar 2-14, R Kelly 2-23)
Bready 96-8 (17.3 overs, J Magee 32, D Rankin 25, G Neely 2-9, B Devine 2-17)
NW Group C
Strabane (0) v Burndennett (0) - no result
Strabane Park, 1 August.
NW Group C
Bready (22) beat Fox Lodge (3) by 4 wickets
Magheramason, 1 August.
Fox Lodge 89-8 (18.0 overs, J Robinson 25, C Olphert 2-3, I Young 2-4, D McCloskey 2-16)
Bready 95-6 (17.4 overs, L Kerr 2-16)
NW Group C
Fox Lodge (0) v Burndennett (0) - no result
Ballymagorry, 25 July.
NW Group C
Bready (22) beat Strabane (3) by 13 runs
Magheramason, 25 July.
Strabane 74-8 (20.0 overs, D McCloskey 4-12, B Crumley 2-16)
Bready 33-2 (6.0 overs)
DLS Method: par score 20 in 6 overs.
NW Group C
Strabane (2) lost to Fox Lodge (23) by 18 runs.
Strabane Park, 18 July.
Fox Lodge 113-7 (20.0 overs, B Allen 29, T Harpur 2-14)
Strabane 95-7 (20.0 overs, V Murthy 28, R Raorane 25, A Heywood 3-18, J Robinson 2-27)
NW Group C
Burndennett (25) beat Bready (0) by 67 runs.
Burndennett, 18 July.
Burndennett 155-5 (20.0 overs, R McCay 87, A Barr 31, C Olphert 3-8)
Bready 88 (19.1 overs, M Roulston 4-15, M Pollock 3-26)
Scorecard Burndennett v Strabane, 22 August.
Scorecard Fox Lodge v Burndennett, 15 August.
Scorecard Strabane v Bready, 15 August.
Scorecard Bready v Burndennett, 8 August.
Scorecard Fox Lodge v Strabane, 8 August.
Scorecard Bready v Fox Lodge, 1 August.
Scorecard Bready v Strabane, 25 July.
Scorecard Burndennett v Bready, 18 July.
Scorecard Strabane v Fox Lodge, 18 July.
Group D
NW Group D
Coleraine (0) v Eglinton (0) - no result
Sandel Lodge, 22 August.
NW Group D
Ballyspallen (0) lost to Coleraine (25) by 57 runs
Bridge Park, 16 August.
Coleraine 135-3 (20.0 overs, S Campbell 68*, G Hume 42, Ste Kennedy 2-8)
Ballyspallen 78 (20.0 overs, J Thompson 31, S Hutchinson 3-12, A Whitcroft 2-8)
NW Group D
Eglinton (24) beat Ballyspallen (1) by 7 wickets
Eglinton, 15 August.
Ballyspallen 46 (19.3 overs, St Dunn 4-7, R Wylie 3-0)
Eglinton 50-3 (12.0 overs, G Kennedy 2-11)
NW Group D
Coleraine (2) lost to Eglinton (23) by 5 wickets
Sandel Lodge, 8 August.
Coleraine 65 (20.0 overs, Simon Dunn 5-16, R Wylie 3-14)
Eglinton 68-5 (18.0 overs, T Orr 27, G Hume 3-4)
NW Group D
Eglinton (24) beat Ballyspallen (1) by 8 wickets
Eglinton, 2 August.
Ballyspallen 95-4 (20.0 overs, J Thompson 33)
Eglinton 97-2 (15.0 overs, JW Millar 48*)
NW Group D
Ballyspallen (2) lost to Coleraine (23) by 18 runs
Bridge Park, 1 August.
Coleraine 108-7 (19.0 overs, G Hume 50, M Smyth 25, G Kennedy 3-7, Stu Kennedy 2-9)
Ballyspallen 11-0 (6.0 overs)
DLS Method: par score 29 in 6 overs.
NW Group D
Ballyspallen (0) v Eglinton (0) - no result
Ballyspallen, 25 July.
NW Group D
Eglinton (0) lost to Coleraine (25) by 10 wickets.
Eglinton, 18 July.
Eglinton 108-6 (20.0 overs, T Orr 46, A Whitcroft 2-25)
Coleraine 109-0 (17.4 overs, S Campbell 55*, R Chopra 41*)
NW Group D
Coleraine (25) beat Ballyspallen (0) by 71 runs.
Sandel Lodge, 17 July.
Coleraine 114-4 (20.0 overs, D Cooke 75*, M Hutchinson 32*)
Ballyspallen 43 (18.5 overs, V Chopra 2-1, S Campbell 2-2, G Burns 2-11)
Scorecard Ballyspallen v Coleraine, 16 August.
Scorecard Eglinton v Ballyspallen, 15 August.
Scorecard Coleraine v Eglinton, 8 August.
Scorecard Eglinton v Ballyspallen, 2 August.
Scorecard Ballyspallen v Coleraine, 1 August.
Scorecard Eglinton v Coleraine, 18 July.
Scorecard Coleraine v Ballyspallen, 17 July.
Reports & Articles
Glendermott unveil new professional Glendermott unveil new professional ZZZZ4:47 amZZZZ
South African all-rounder Andile Mogakane will be plying his trade for Glendermott in the 2021 season.
Bonds Glen sign South African professional Bonds Glen sign South African professional ZZZZ8:32 pmZZZZ
Bonds Glen have signed South African all-rounder Johnny Riekert for the 2021 season.
Changes made to NW Board Changes made to NW Board ZZZZ3:53 amZZZZ
Terence Patton junior and Bobby Rao have joined the NW Board, replacing Andrew Fleming and Lawrence Moore who have stepped down.
Wilson takes Head Coach role at Ulster University Wilson takes Head Coach role at Ulster University ZZZZ2:57 amZZZZ
Jared Wilson has been appointed Head Coach of the Ulster University Magee and Coleraine campuses.
Newbuildings sign Ben Mills Newbuildings sign Ben Mills ZZZZ3:49 amZZZZ
Newbuildings have announced the signing of Ben Mills from Glendermott.
Cebo back at Fox Lodge Cebo back at Fox Lodge ZZZZ10:56 pmZZZZ
South African all-rounder Cebo Tshiki will be back at Fox Lodge for the 2021 season.
Donemana sign South African Adams Donemana sign South African Adams ZZZZ2:39 amZZZZ
Donemana have signed South African Ferisco Adams for the 2021 campaign.
Trent McKeegan raises £5000 for Altnagelvin Hospital Trent McKeegan raises £5000 for Altnagelvin Hospital ZZZZ2:21 amZZZZ
Newbuildings cricketer Trent McKeegan has given a cheque for £5000 to Altnagelvin Hospital after a remarkable fundraising effort by the 20 year-old.
NW Umpires course planned for new season NW Umpires course planned for new season ZZZZ10:56 amZZZZ
The North West Umpires and Scorers Association are reaching out to local clubs this winter ahead of the new-look domestic season planned for 2021.
NW reflects on huge support for change NW reflects on huge support for change ZZZZ7:39 amZZZZ
It turned out to be a very good week for the North West Cricket Union last week after its clubs voted by more than 95% to endorse the new playing conditions put forward for 2021.
Qualifying not senior cricket where the problems lay Qualifying not senior cricket where the problems lay ZZZZ8:20 amZZZZ
With all the discussions lately in NWCU about prospective league restructuring and rule changes, it is worth highlighting where the issue in our sport actually lies.
NW clubs to vote on new proposals NW clubs to vote on new proposals ZZZZ8:02 amZZZZ
NORTH West clubs will this week vote on final proposals which will determine the rules for what they hope will be a full season of cricket next year.
NW should start with the foundations not the roof NW should start with the foundations not the roof ZZZZ7:25 amZZZZ
First of all, the Board of Control at NWCU deserve credit. No longer can they be accused of standing idly aside while our sport rapidly goes by the wayside. Indeed, they got a coherent cricket programme for us to play in in 2020 against all odds – fair play.
Ian Callender tribute to Lexie Miller Ian Callender tribute to Lexie Miller ZZZZ6:50 amZZZZ
THE term gentleman could have been invented for Lexie Miller MBE who has died suddenly, just five days before his 91th birthday.
Death of Lexie Miller Death of Lexie Miller ZZZZ12:42 amZZZZ
The North West Cricket Union lost one of its most respected patrons on Monday night with the passing of a true gentleman in Lexie Miller.
NW tilting at windmills NW tilting at windmills ZZZZ6:08 amZZZZ
First of all, it is worth remembering that complaining is a favourite hobby in NWCU circles. The NW Board of Control has my sympathy, because no matter what was proposed, complaining would surely follow. It’s just the status quo; we need someone to blame.
NW proposing league restructuring NW proposing league restructuring ZZZZ6:00 amZZZZ
The North West Cricket Union will meet with club representatives next week to discuss proposals for restructuring the game at domestic level from the start of the 2021 campaign.
Hume leaves Coleraine for Waringstown Hume leaves Coleraine for Waringstown ZZZZ1:49 amZZZZ
GRAHAM Hume is looking forward to a new challenge after confirmation that the South African will move from Coleraine to become Director of Cricket at Waringstown next season.
NW to debate format for 2021 season NW to debate format for 2021 season ZZZZ6:04 amZZZZ
The North West AGM is set to be held probably a week after the NCU’s on December 9th but before then officials will have a series of Zoom calls with clubs to get their views of the set up for next season.
Ardmore sign Tyron Koen Ardmore sign Tyron Koen ZZZZ6:54 amZZZZ
Ardmore have signed Tyron Koen as their overseas player for the 2021 season.
YMCA make history with first All-Ireland victory YMCA make history with first All-Ireland victory ZZZZ10:05 amZZZZ
Dublin YMCA claimed their first All-Ireland title in dramatic fashion at Belmont this afternoon after a stunning comeback saw off Donemana in the final of this year's national T20 competition.
Donemana at full strength for all-Ireland decider Donemana at full strength for all-Ireland decider ZZZZ9:43 pmZZZZ
Twenty years after their first and to date only All-Ireland triumph Donemana have the opportunity to win a second when they take on a star-studded YMCA team in Belfast this Saturday.
Heywood philosphical after Fox Lodge defeat Heywood philosphical after Fox Lodge defeat ZZZZ3:12 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge were unable to make it a Tyrone double on Saturday as they lost a thrilling contest at Newbuildings which went right down to the wire.
Donemana play rope a dope on CIYMS Donemana play rope a dope on CIYMS ZZZZ11:35 amZZZZ
The North West side had lulled everyone into a false sense of security after winning the Senior Cup last weekend, with captain William McClintock saying they would turn up at Bready on Saturday for a ‘bit of crack’ – the big trophy already in safely back at The Holm.
Death of Billy Given Death of Billy Given ZZZZ11:17 pmZZZZ
The local cricket community was left in shock after popular supporter and photographer Billy Given died suddenly at the end of the Faughan Valley cup final at Newbuildings.
Cup glory for Newbuildings and Glendermott Cup glory for Newbuildings and Glendermott ZZZZ11:06 pmZZZZ
There were last over finishes in both the Faughan Valley and Eric Cooke finals with Newbuildings edging out Fox Lodge and Glendermott beating Ardmore.
Donemana reach All-Ireland T20 final Donemana reach All-Ireland T20 final ZZZZ10:55 pmZZZZ
Donemana shocked holders CIYMS to reach the final of the All-Ireland T20 competition, securing the narrowest of wins in a rain affected contest at Bready.
Tributes paid to Billy Given Tributes paid to Billy Given ZZZZ1:58 amZZZZ
Tributes poured in last night and again this morning for Billy Given, a former player with Sion Mills and a keen local photographer, who collapsed and died after yesterday’s Faughan Valley Cup final.
St Johnston beat Eglinton in U13 final St Johnston beat Eglinton in U13 final ZZZZ8:54 amZZZZ
St Johnston clinched the U13 Cup with a fine all-round display which saw they beat Eglinton by 78 runs at The Boathole.
Treble for Mollie Devine Treble for Mollie Devine ZZZZ3:15 amZZZZ
It completed a remarkable treble for Foxies player Mollie Devine who also won a cup double for Parkfield CC in Australia during her time there earlier this year with the Melbourne club.
Death of trailblazer Tony Opatha Death of trailblazer Tony Opatha ZZZZ2:15 amZZZZ
Tony Opatha, the first overseas professional in NW cricket has died in his native Sri Lanka.
Change of venue for Faughan Valley Cup final Change of venue for Faughan Valley Cup final ZZZZ12:14 amZZZZ
The NW have announced a late change of venue for this Saturday's Faughan Valley Cup final.
Cup glory for Burndennett Cup glory for Burndennett ZZZZ2:27 amZZZZ
Burndennett claimed a rare senior trophy as they beat Premiership side Ballyspallen in the Sammy Jeffrey final at Bridge Park.
Mehaffey the main man Mehaffey the main man ZZZZ2:22 amZZZZ
The opener top scored with 45 and then took two early wickets to stifle the Brigade chase. Reflecting on the win, Mehaffey told the Chronicle.
DJ Ton just what the doc ordered DJ Ton just what the doc ordered ZZZZ2:47 amZZZZ
There was further cause for celebration for Donemana as DJ Dougherty inspired the second eleven to victory in the Q Cup final against Sion Mills.
Bready's cups overfloweth Bready's cups overfloweth ZZZZ2:39 amZZZZ
There was no shortage of success for Bready with three trophies in three days for the Magheramason club.
Donemana face CIYMS after 23rd senior cup triumph Donemana face CIYMS after 23rd senior cup triumph ZZZZ6:50 amZZZZ
DONEMANA will play CIYMS in the All-Ireland T20 Cup semi-final next Saturday but put your house on a victory for the NCU T20 cup holders. The only thing that matters in the cricket-mad North West Village is that the Senior Cup is back home.
Mehaffey the hero as Donemana win cup Mehaffey the hero as Donemana win cup ZZZZ11:57 amZZZZ
Dean Mehaffey was the Donemana hero as the Holm side reclaimed the coveted North West senior cup at Beechgrove on Saturday.
Hat-trick of cup wins for Fox Lodge Women Hat-trick of cup wins for Fox Lodge Women ZZZZ11:43 pmZZZZ
Fox Lodge Women secured a third cup win in a row after a 14-run win against Eglinton in the final at Ballymagorry.
Bready beat Fox Lodge in T10 Plate final Bready beat Fox Lodge in T10 Plate final ZZZZ12:29 amZZZZ
Bready ran out convincing winners as they lost only two wickets chasing a modest Fox Lodge total of 56 in their Plate final at Magheramason.
Glendermott win Midweek Cup Glendermott win Midweek Cup ZZZZ11:52 amZZZZ
Glendermott beat Letterkenny to secure the Midweek Cup at The Rectory on Friday night.
Clash of the Titans Clash of the Titans ZZZZ3:54 amZZZZ
IT remains one of the fiercest rivalries in local cricket so when Brigade and Donemana meet it is always an occasion to savour. When it is a cup final, the competitiveness is racked up to fever pitch and tomorrow’s North West Senior Cup decider at Beechgrove (2.00pm) will be no exception .
Fox Lodge face Eglinton in Women's final Fox Lodge face Eglinton in Women's final ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
It's the showpiece occasion for the Women's game in the NW as holders Fox Lodge face new kids on the block Eglinton in the Cup Final at Ballymagorry on Friday night. We get the views of respective captains Hannah McLaughlin and Megan McClintock.
Tyrone round-up Tyrone round-up ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
Burndennett in the Sammy Jeffrey final, Fox Lodge win another thriller, youth to the fore as Bready reach Q3 final and Strabane suffer bowl-out misery.
Donemana hoping to end Brigade run Donemana hoping to end Brigade run ZZZZ8:46 amZZZZ
It's senior cup final day this coming Saturday and although much of the build-up has been curtailed as a result of the ongoing pandemic, that will matter little to players and supporters of Brigade and Donemana.
Home advantage for Brigade in final Home advantage for Brigade in final ZZZZ10:09 amZZZZ
BRIGADE will have home advantage in the North West Senior Cup final on Saturday with cup specialists and fierce Donemana the visitors.
Ardmore beat Strabane in Eric Cooke Cup Ardmore beat Strabane in Eric Cooke Cup ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
Ardmore reached the final of the Eric Cooke Cup after they beat Strabane in a bowl out on Sunday.
Donemana to meet Brigade in Cup final Donemana to meet Brigade in Cup final ZZZZ11:14 pmZZZZ
Donemana and Brigade, who contested three senior cup finals in a row between 2012 and 2014 will go toe-to-toe again in next week's decider after both recorded easy wins in Saturday's semi-finals.
Brigade face Donemana in NW Senior Cup final Brigade face Donemana in NW Senior Cup final ZZZZ1:08 pmZZZZ
FOR the first time since 2014, Brigade and Donemana will meet in the North West Senior Cup final as they extended the remarkable sequence of at least one of them being in every final since 2008.
Eglinton beat Bready to reach Women's final Eglinton beat Bready to reach Women's final ZZZZ3:01 amZZZZ
Eglinton will face Fox Lodge in the final of the NW Women's Cup after a convincing win against Bready in the semi-final on Friday night.
Brigade beat Newbuildings in T10 final Brigade beat Newbuildings in T10 final ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
Brigade claimed the first senior silverware of the season when they beat Newbuildings by three wickets at Beechgrove on Friday night.
Sides eyeing senior cup glory Sides eyeing senior cup glory ZZZZ7:55 amZZZZ
THE NORTH West Senior Cup may be only a T20 competition this year but it is still the biggest prize in the region and tomorrow, weather permitting, this year’s finalists will be decided.
Time for change in NW? Time for change in NW? ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
The burning question now of course is where we go from here, once this season is over. Do we now have the proverbial 'blank canvas' to determine our own future?
Up for the cup Up for the cup ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
All 15 senior sides are now just one step away from the chance of final glory under the innovative formula devised by the NW in order to salvage something from this most difficult of seasons.
Take two for Sion Mills and Letterkenny Take two for Sion Mills and Letterkenny ZZZZ11:29 amZZZZ
Sion Mills and Letterkenny had to take part in a second bowl-out after their first one on Saturday was ruled null and void by the NW.
NW Cup draws made NW Cup draws made ZZZZ6:19 amZZZZ
The draws have just been made for the NW cup competitions, with Sophie Hamilton drawing the sides overseen by David Bradley, Peter McCartney and Lawrence Moore.
Reserve dates added for NW Cups Reserve dates added for NW Cups ZZZZ3:37 amZZZZ
The NW Union have just announced that this weekend's cup clashes will now have Sunday set aside as a reserve date.
Cup placings decided Cup placings decided ZZZZ11:16 amZZZZ
THE semi-finals of the North West (T20) Senior Cup will be played next Saturday and the games must be decided on the day with a bowl-out taking place if five overs of the second innings cannot be completed.
NW Senior Cup semi-finalists confirmed NW Senior Cup semi-finalists confirmed ZZZZ10:26 amZZZZ
Once again there was plenty of rain around the North West this weekend but at the end of the group stages of this year's T20 tournament it is Bready, Brigade and Donemana who join Coleraine in Monday's senior cup semi-final draw.
Strabane have Fermanagh covered Strabane have Fermanagh covered ZZZZ5:07 amZZZZ
North Fermanagh CC have acknowledged a kind gesture from Strabane CC after the Premiership club changed their covers this season and donated their used ones to the Kesh men.
Killyclooney and Fox Lodge facing date with destiny Killyclooney and Fox Lodge facing date with destiny ZZZZ5:05 amZZZZ
It promises to be a huge weekend as the group stages of the NW T20 competition reaches the final stages with three of the four senior cup semi-final berths still to be filled.
Girl power in NW Girl power in NW ZZZZ5:08 amZZZZ
Alana Dalzell and Lucy McGranaghan played for Bready and Sion Mills men's sides last weekend.
Eglinton join Fox Lodge at top of table Eglinton join Fox Lodge at top of table ZZZZ1:59 pmZZZZ
It's tight at the top of the Women's League in the NW after Eglinton beat Fox Lodge to join the Ballymagorry side at the summit.
Bannsiders reach senior cup semi-final Bannsiders reach senior cup semi-final ZZZZ8:18 amZZZZ
COLERAINE are the first team through to the semi-finals of the Senior Cup, after confirming first place in Group 1 on Sunday.
No shortage of drama in NW No shortage of drama in NW ZZZZ11:02 pmZZZZ
There was no shortage of talking points on Saturday afternoon as the penultimate round of group matches took place in this season's North West T20 competition.
Coleraine through to senior cup semi-finals Coleraine through to senior cup semi-finals ZZZZ10:20 amZZZZ
Coleraine are the first side through to the semi-finals of the NW Senior Cup after a maximum point 57-run win against Ballyspallen ensured they can't be caught by second-placed Eglinton.
Brigade face Newbuildings in crunch tie Brigade face Newbuildings in crunch tie ZZZZ11:14 pmZZZZ
BRIGADE may have claimed a Premiership and Senior Cup double last season but they face a must-win game today in the penultimate round of the T20 Championship.
Injury blow for Olphert Injury blow for Olphert ZZZZ1:49 amZZZZ
Bready pace bowler Conor Olphert has suffered an injury blow meaning he will miss Bready's trip to Strabane this weekend.
Fox Lodge in the Black Fox Lodge in the Black ZZZZ11:57 pmZZZZ
Fox Lodge stay top of the Women's League after Sarah Black starred in a comprehensive nine-wicket win against a young Bready side at Ballymagorry.
Brigade to meet Newbuildings in T10 final Brigade to meet Newbuildings in T10 final ZZZZ12:57 amZZZZ
Brigade will meet Newbuildings in the inaugural T10 Championship final after both sides recorded contrasting wins in their semi-finals against Killyclooney and St Johnston.
Killyclooney stun Donemana Killyclooney stun Donemana ZZZZ2:39 pmZZZZ
Killyclooney stunned Donemana with a historic first senior win over their illustrious opponents in their rearranged T20 Championship game on Tuesday night.
Wait continues for Coleraine and Donemana Wait continues for Coleraine and Donemana ZZZZ11:48 amZZZZ
THE wait continues for Coleraine and Donemana to confirm their place in the Senior Cup semi-finals after their winning runs came to an end on Saturday.
Still all to play for in NW Still all to play for in NW ZZZZ1:52 pmZZZZ
There are just two rounds of matches to go now in the North West T20 cup competition and still none of the winners have emerged from any of the four groups.
Handy Andy back for Donemana Handy Andy back for Donemana ZZZZ12:25 amZZZZ
IT’S been the perfect start to the season for North West T20 Cup holders Donemana and there is no reason why it should not get even better with the return from international duty of Andy McBrine.
The Big O - Conor Olphert The Big O - Conor Olphert ZZZZ1:17 amZZZZ
One of the reasons for Bready’s revival has been the consistent form of opening bowler Conor Olphert who has impressed many with his speed and accuracy. The 24 year-old has started the campaign well taking five wickets while conceding just 11 runs in eight overs!
T10 semi-final line-ups completed T10 semi-final line-ups completed ZZZZ11:31 amZZZZ
St Johnston will play Newbuildings, while Killyclooney will face Brigade next week in the semi-finals of the T10 Championship cup.
Fox Lodge beat Bready in NW Women's League Fox Lodge beat Bready in NW Women's League ZZZZ3:04 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge beat Bready by 9 wickets in the NW Women's League on Monday night.
Race to reach NW semi-finals hots up Race to reach NW semi-finals hots up ZZZZ10:42 amZZZZ
But only the group winners will contest the semi-finals of the Senior Cup and Coleraine need only to avoid defeat against Eglinton next Saturday to be the first team through from the only three-team group.
Eglinton claim first win of season Eglinton claim first win of season ZZZZ9:54 amZZZZ
Eglinton kept alive their hopes of catching runaway T20 group leaders Coleraine on Sunday after they posted an 8-wicket home win over Ballyspallen.
JT fires Newbuildings into contention JT fires Newbuildings into contention ZZZZ1:03 pmZZZZ
It was another frustrating Saturday for the region's cricketers as rain put paid to a couple of games in the T20 cups while a bereavement in Donemana meant that their game away at Killyclooney was postponed as a mark of respect.
NW women's league fixture changes NW women's league fixture changes ZZZZ8:50 amZZZZ
The withdrawal of two more women's teams from the 2020 season has led the NW to reorganize the fixtures for the remainder of the season.
Magnificent Sevens Magnificent Sevens ZZZZ3:07 pmZZZZ
The new competition was a big hit with both skippers, who saw the format as ideal preparation.
Super Macs Super Macs ZZZZ2:49 pmZZZZ
Donemana’s flying start to the season continued at the weekend as they beat both Bonds Glen and the elements to put themselves in pole position in Group One of the T20 Championship.
Double delight for Dalzell Double delight for Dalzell ZZZZ2:35 pmZZZZ
There were two bits of good news for Bready all-rounder Alana Dalzell who will captain the NW Under 19 girls side, as well as being named in the Super 50 Women's interpro squads along with Eglinton's Zara Craig.
Flying start by Donemana Flying start by Donemana ZZZZ6:47 amZZZZ
The T20 holders completed their second straight maximum points win with a crushing 124 runs success at Bonds Glen in a game which was actually called off two hours before the scheduled start.
Donemana reign supreme on day of limited action Donemana reign supreme on day of limited action ZZZZ12:10 amZZZZ
Only three of the day's seven scheduled matches in the North West T20 competition were played to a conclusion on Saturday, with the eagerly anticipated Newbuildings v Brigade game narrowly failing to make it four.
NW cricket in robust health NW cricket in robust health ZZZZ9:40 amZZZZ
NORTH West cricket is in robust health with young talent continuing to make their mark in the cricket-mad area.
McCay on the mark McCay on the mark ZZZZ11:46 pmZZZZ
Ross McCay inspired Burndennett to a shock opening day win against Bready as the 2018 champions were totally outplayed from start to finish.
History made as NW T10 Championship starts History made as NW T10 Championship starts ZZZZ2:01 amZZZZ
There was a first for NW cricket as the first T10 Championship matches in the Union's history were played on Wednesday night.
Bready Women start with win over Burndennett Bready Women start with win over Burndennett ZZZZ3:58 amZZZZ
Bready Women got their season up and running with an emphatic 50-run win over Burndennett in the only fixture to be played in the league on Monday night.
Donemana start with convincing win Donemana start with convincing win ZZZZ1:03 pmZZZZ
T20 CUP holders Donemana made a convincing start to the new campaign with a crushing 69 runs victory over Ardmore to claim the advantage in Group 4 of this season’s T20 Championship.
Coleraine win again to set the early pace Coleraine win again to set the early pace ZZZZ12:34 amZZZZ
The domestic cricket season finally got under way this weekend and following on from their opening night win against Ballyspallen it is Coleraine who lead the charge at the end of the first round of games.
Cooke stars as Coleraine thump Ballyspallen Cooke stars as Coleraine thump Ballyspallen ZZZZ1:54 pmZZZZ
The talk pre-season was that this would be the year of the youth, but it was veteran batsman David Cooke who stole the show as the first senior match in Northern Ireland saw Coleraine hammer Ballyspallen.
NW Preview (14) St Johnston NW Preview (14) St Johnston ZZZZ12:46 amZZZZ
It's a pretty unusual season for all North West clubs this time around, but none more so than St Johnston who have had to fall into line with governments on both sides of the border in the run up to the new campaign.
Christie fears for future of NW cricket Christie fears for future of NW cricket ZZZZ12:04 amZZZZ
Christie, who starts his 40th year playing senior cricket this evening, having won every trophy available during his 22-year stay at Limavady, has been appointed captain of Ballyspallen this year, the club for whom he played his first competitive match back in 1981.
NW Preview (15) Fox Lodge NW Preview (15) Fox Lodge ZZZZ1:07 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge have been boosted by the return of an experienced quartet, which should serve them well in what is sure to be competitive group with derbies galore.
NW Preview (13) Strabane NW Preview (13) Strabane ZZZZ1:22 amZZZZ
There certainly won't be much travel involved for the Red Caps, at least in the group stages this season with their three opponents, Fox Lodge, Burndennett and Bready all within touching distance of the Park.
NW Preview (12) Killyclooney NW Preview (12) Killyclooney ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
There's a new skipper at 'Clooney as well with Timmy Dougherty another player to be given the armband for the first time ahead of the new season.
NW Preview (11) Glendermott NW Preview (11) Glendermott ZZZZ1:22 amZZZZ
Alan Johnson is back at the helm at the Rectory this season and the all-rounder said his side were "champing at the bit" to get their campaign up and running this weekend.
All roads lead to Coleraine All roads lead to Coleraine ZZZZ9:33 amZZZZ
ALL roads will lead to Coleraine on Friday night where Sandel Lodge hosts the first competitive cricket of the 2020 season.
NW Preview (10) Ballyspallen NW Preview (10) Ballyspallen ZZZZ8:35 pmZZZZ
Andy Christie takes the skippers armband at Bridge Road, and the veteran will face one of his former clubs Eglinton as well as Coleraine in a three team group that will play each other three times to get fixtures.
NW Preview (9) Ardmore NW Preview (9) Ardmore ZZZZ11:38 amZZZZ
Ardmore skipper Peter Harrigan will like many clubs be without an overseas player and putting the emphasis on youth for the forthcoming campaign.
Fundraising Boost for Foyle Down Syndrome Trust Fundraising Boost for Foyle Down Syndrome Trust ZZZZ4:02 amZZZZ
The Foyle Down Syndrome Trust and Ardmore Cricket Club have teamed up to launch a bowl-out challenge to raise funds for the local charity.
NW Preview (8) Bonds Glen NW Preview (8) Bonds Glen ZZZZ1:20 amZZZZ
It has been a tough couple of seasons for the Bee Gees but with promotion and relegation gone by the wayside, club stalwart Johnny Haslett insisted their side would be embracing the T20 campaign.
NW seek answers after government bombshell NW seek answers after government bombshell ZZZZ10:08 amZZZZ
The local cricket season was dealt another blow after the announcement on Thursday by the NI Executive that no spectators would be allowed at games.
NW Preview (7) Eglinton NW Preview (7) Eglinton ZZZZ1:20 amZZZZ
Eglinton are another club to have a new skipper on show this year as Andy Millar takes the reins for the first time.
NW Preview (6) Bready NW Preview (6) Bready ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Davy Scanlon loses a trio of players for the 2020 season- Marcus Poskitt, Andy Lucas and Ross Dougherty all heading out of Magheramason, however the Bready skipper certainly wasn't downbeat when he spoke of his team's prospects.
NW Preview (5) Donemana NW Preview (5) Donemana ZZZZ12:36 amZZZZ
The one place few sides will relish heading to for T20 cricket this season will be The Holm and there's a new sheriff in town as William McClintock takes over the captaincy at Donemana.
Coleraine spring McDonnell surprise Coleraine spring McDonnell surprise ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
With the region's first competitive cricket match of the year set to take place at Coleraine next Friday night, the home side have landed something of a coup by adding Niall McDonnell to their ranks for this shortest of seasons.
NW Preview (4) Brigade NW Preview (4) Brigade ZZZZ1:43 amZZZZ
It will be a strange season for the Beechgrove club this time around having no doubt been looking forward to defending the league and cup crowns they had collected in 2019.
NW Preview (3) Coleraine NW Preview (3) Coleraine ZZZZ7:32 amZZZZ
The Bannsiders are the only team who will have their overseas player available to them this season; highly rated Graham Hume now living here on his qualification path to hopefully playing for Ireland in the not too distant future.
NW Preview (2): Burndennett NW Preview (2): Burndennett ZZZZ10:48 amZZZZ
Mark Mooney retains the skipper's armband up at Burndennett and says his side is really looking forward to getting going later this month.
Coleraine to host Ballyspallen on opening day of NW season Coleraine to host Ballyspallen on opening day of NW season ZZZZ9:49 pmZZZZ
Coleraine will host Ballyspallen on Friday July 17th in the opening fixture of the NW cricket season.
NW Preview (1): Newbuildings NW Preview (1): Newbuildings ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
It has certainly been a winter of content at Newbuildings as former Brigade players Gareth McKeegan and Johnny Thompson made the switch to Foyleview in the close season.
NW season to start on July 18th NW season to start on July 18th ZZZZ4:23 amZZZZ
The Northern Ireland Assembly's recent announcement of a slightly earlier resumption for team sports is good news for North West cricket clubs as they are now set to start their competitive 2020 season from 18 July.
NW Senior Cup part of ambitious fixture plan NW Senior Cup part of ambitious fixture plan ZZZZ5:00 amZZZZ
The North West Cricket Union is set to present their clubs with a draft fixture plan in the coming days, aimed at making the most of what now potentially looks like being an 8-week season.
NW consider return to cricket options NW consider return to cricket options ZZZZ2:55 pmZZZZ
The North West Cricket Union looks likely to take its first small steps back towards a return to playing next week as the NI Assembly's exit out of lockdown reaches Stage 2 on Monday.
Sion Mills receive lawnmower from Eglinton Sion Mills receive lawnmower from Eglinton ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
These may be troubled times but the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has brought out the best in people, no more so than the good people at Eglinton who have donated a lawnmower to Sion Mills.
Beyond the Boundary: Bertie Faulkner Beyond the Boundary: Bertie Faulkner ZZZZ11:04 amZZZZ
More often than not you'll find one major driving force at every club and there is no doubt that at the home of current North West champions Brigade, that man is Bertie Faulkner.
NW Finals: 2002 Double Curry NW Finals: 2002 Double Curry ZZZZ3:51 amZZZZ
The 2002 decider between Limavady and Bready was a one-sided affair, most noted for Decker Curry scoring a century in the two innings.
NW Cup finals: 1998 Brigade skittle Ardmore NW Cup finals: 1998 Brigade skittle Ardmore ZZZZ1:52 amZZZZ
The 1998 senior cup final brought together Ardmore and Brigade, two teams whose successes in the previous 20 years had come mainly in the North West's blue riband competition.
NW cup finals: Fourth time lucky for Bready NW cup finals: Fourth time lucky for Bready ZZZZ7:28 amZZZZ
It's back to 1996 when Bready beat Strabane to win the Senior Cup for the first time in their history having lost three times in the previous eight years to Donemana.
Interview with Brendan Donaghey Interview with Brendan Donaghey ZZZZ5:16 amZZZZ
At a mere 13 years of age, when most young lads would have been scrapping over marbles, Brendan Donaghey was making his senior debut for Sion Mills.
Joy of six for Donemana Joy of six for Donemana ZZZZ3:58 amZZZZ
It's a short trip back to 2017 for our next senior cup final memory as Donemana and Ballyspallen locked horns at Beechgrove.
Glendermott and the 8 day party Glendermott and the 8 day party ZZZZ2:22 amZZZZ
The 2005 senior cup final was a fairly unique affair as it brought together two sides that had never won the trophy in their respective histories. Indeed but for Glendermott's heavy defeat at the hands of a Kamran Akmal- inspired Limavady just two years earlier, neither they nor Ballyspallen even had a place in the final to their names to that point.
When the cup came to Coleraine When the cup came to Coleraine ZZZZ2:51 amZZZZ
Back in 1986 the cup came for the first and to date only time to Coleraine, as they beat Strabane in a tense struggle, helped in no small measure by their overseas professional Milind Gunjal.
When Symes sizzled When Symes sizzled ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
In 2015, Jean Symes set the NW alight as he went on an incredible run of scoring. However there was no fairy tale ending for either the talented South African or his club Creevedonnell.
Uptown top Rankin Uptown top Rankin ZZZZ5:59 amZZZZ
Ian Rankin holds the record for the highest individual score in a NW Senior Cup, when back in 1982 he hit an unbeaten 167 to spearhead an innings victory for St Johnston against Strabane.
Ardkill CC Ardkill CC ZZZZ6:50 amZZZZ
A recent photograph of Ardkill CC from 1941 prompted an enquiry as to their history and their playing personnel.
1991: Simpson makes his mark 1991: Simpson makes his mark ZZZZ7:28 amZZZZ
It's back to the 1991 NW Senior Cup decider when Mark Simpson clinched a last over thriller to deny holders Eglinton in dramatic fashion.
1993: When Tony rocked and Pee Wee rolled 1993: When Tony rocked and Pee Wee rolled ZZZZ9:07 amZZZZ
The iconic image from Strabane’s 1993 win over favourites Brigade was the sight of their West Indian professional Tony Johnson playing the guitar, singing Bob Marley as he flayed an increasingly demoralised Beechgrove attack to all parts of the Eglinton ground.
Bobby Baird: The original Ardmore Express Bobby Baird: The original Ardmore Express ZZZZ2:11 amZZZZ
Bobby Baird, who was the first man to take 100 wickets in a season in North-West cricket, has some treasured momentoes of his career which started in 1920.
Lottery boost for Ardmore Lottery boost for Ardmore ZZZZ3:10 amZZZZ
Ardmore Cricket Club have announced that they have been awarded almost £10,000 by the National Lottery Community Fund towards internal improvements to their clubhouse and changing area.
The Waterside story The Waterside story ZZZZ2:47 amZZZZ
Lawrence Moore takes a look at the history of the now sadly defunct Waterside CC.
David verus Goliath: the 1974 NW Senior Cup final David verus Goliath: the 1974 NW Senior Cup final ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
Our look back at the 1980 and 1994 NW finals have proved popular so we have decided to do a series showcasing some memorable finals throughout the years. It's back to 1974 when Waterside played Donemana.
Bready deliver for local community Bready deliver for local community ZZZZ8:09 amZZZZ
Bready Cricket Club are providing a wonderful meals on wheels service for the vulnerable in their community during the ongoing pandemic crisis.
McKeegan leading from the front McKeegan leading from the front ZZZZ5:19 amZZZZ
GARETH McKeegan should have been playing his first competitive match of the summer next Saturday but, instead, the Brigade double winner will be on the frontline doing a job which has earned greater applause each week than any of his memorable innings on the cricket field.
Ardmore make Foyle Hospice donation Ardmore make Foyle Hospice donation ZZZZ4:35 amZZZZ
Ardmore CC have made a donation to local NW Charity the Foyle Hospice.
Time for local clubs to hit reset button? Time for local clubs to hit reset button? ZZZZ2:19 amZZZZ
We're having to get used to a new way of life at the moment and the transformation is certainly bringing its challenges.
Low and high scores in NW cricket Low and high scores in NW cricket ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
A look back to 2002, when we featured Low and High Scores in NW cricket.
Rewind to 2001: Brigade win league Rewind to 2001: Brigade win league ZZZZ6:31 amZZZZ
Brigade clinched their first league title since 1983 with a 75 run victory over Donemana in the play-off at Eglinton. This game was packed full of incident and fortunes fluctuated throughout, with three players ending up in Altnagelvin Hospital.
Rewind to 1995 - when Crindle's dream became a nightmare Rewind to 1995 - when Crindle's dream became a nightmare ZZZZ4:34 amZZZZ
CRINDLE'S first appearance in the Northern Bank Cup final turned into something of a nightmare because of an unfortunate injury to their professional Chantu Sugewakar.
The 100-year hoodoo The 100-year hoodoo ZZZZ3:44 amZZZZ
Ardmore Cricket Club (formed in 1879) first appeared in North West Senior cricket about 1893 but a century would pass before they would win local cricket's most coveted piece of silverware, the Senior Cup. For some unknown reason the Gods appeared always to conspire against them.
Professionals in the NW 1979-2001 Professionals in the NW 1979-2001 ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
Back in 2001, there was a two-part review of the professionals who had plied their trade in the NW region.
NW XI: The lefties NW XI: The lefties ZZZZ9:27 pmZZZZ
Former NW Chairman and Cricket Ireland President Joe Doherty selects a NW lefties XI.
NW XI: John McMillan NW XI: John McMillan ZZZZ5:09 amZZZZ
The all time NW XI as selected by former Eglinton, Limavady and St Johnston cricketer John McMillan, who was also a NW and Irish selector, as well as a former NW President.
Defiant Sion ready to fight on Defiant Sion ready to fight on ZZZZ3:53 amZZZZ
Sion Mills Cricket Club has been in the news again recently after they were the target of yet another arson attack that all but ruined their clubhouse/changing facilities.
A cricketing dynasty: The Gillespies A cricketing dynasty: The Gillespies ZZZZ8:17 amZZZZ
It's not often in the intense, competitive, demanding arena of high-level senior sport that four brothers get to figure on an All Ireland winning team.
The NW Craic XI The NW Craic XI ZZZZ2:23 amZZZZ
We asked Lawrence Moore to come up with his NW touring squad. People who he'd enjoy spending time with and who would be guaranteed box office craic off the field if not on it.
How Kapil Dev came to play in the NW How Kapil Dev came to play in the NW ZZZZ5:28 amZZZZ
AS the controversial Moscow Olympics were drawing to a close in August 1980, another international drama of epic proportions began to unfold in the north-west of Ireland as club side Limavady pulled off one of cricket’s greatest coups.
Death of John Cochrane Death of John Cochrane ZZZZ9:59 pmZZZZ
As well as being a proud representative of NWCU and Ireland, for whom he was capped late in his career - as a grandfather in fact - John Cochrane has written himself indelibly into the record books as a Donemana player - one of the club’s all-time greats.
Council grant boost for NW Council grant boost for NW ZZZZ7:37 amZZZZ
The North West is to receive funding of £35,000 from Derry & Strabane District Council to help support the high-profile International T20 games between Ireland and New Zealand at Bready scheduled for this summer.
Letterkenny join NW league Letterkenny join NW league ZZZZ6:14 pmZZZZ
The NW will have a new senior club in the Union this season with the announcement that Letterkenny have been admitted.
Ardmore hold AGM Ardmore hold AGM ZZZZ11:09 pmZZZZ
Ardmore held their AGM at the weekend with Peter Harrigan confirmed once again as first XI skipper for the 2020 season.
Treble success for NW at Ireland awards Treble success for NW at Ireland awards ZZZZ11:09 pmZZZZ
Andy Britton claimed the Club Player of the Year award, while Joe Doherty and Lofty McGonigle were also honoured.
Gary Neely joins Burndennett Gary Neely joins Burndennett ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Gary Neely is leaving Ardmore and is moving to Championship side Burndennett for the new campaign.
Joe Doherty pays tribute to Jim Lindsay Joe Doherty pays tribute to Jim Lindsay ZZZZ4:39 amZZZZ
Former NW and Cricket Ireland Chairman Joe Doherty has paid tribute to Jim Lindsay who has died following a lengthy illness.
Death of Jim Lindsay Death of Jim Lindsay ZZZZ9:41 pmZZZZ
Former NWCU Secretary and Treasurer Jim Lindsay has died in Altnagelvin Hospital after a long illness.
North West Senior Cup Draw made North West Senior Cup Draw made ZZZZ4:23 amZZZZ
The draw for the first round of the North West Senior Cup was made yesterday and holders Brigade are involved in the only all-Premiership game.
Brigade face tough tie in NW Senior Cup Brigade face tough tie in NW Senior Cup ZZZZ5:24 amZZZZ
Holders Brigade face a tough task in their quest for a hat-trick of senior cups after being drawn away to Ballyspallen in the only all-Premiership tie.
NW proposals get green light NW proposals get green light ZZZZ4:42 amZZZZ
The NW meeting to adopt the review committee proposals went relatively smoothly, securing the necessary two thirds majority.
Ambitious Glendermott plan to stage NW cup final Ambitious Glendermott plan to stage NW cup final ZZZZ10:21 pmZZZZ
Glendermott are keen to mark their centenary celebrations by hosting the NW Senior Cup final.
All or nothing as NW clubs prepare to vote All or nothing as NW clubs prepare to vote ZZZZ8:37 pmZZZZ
NW clubs will be asked this week to vote on a series of proposals en bloc. The changes if implemented are designed to give the game a much needed shake-up as club numbers decline.
Coleraine strengthen ahead of new campaign Coleraine strengthen ahead of new campaign ZZZZ9:59 pmZZZZ
Coleraine have strengthened their squad ahead of the new season with the signing of Will Smale and David Cooke.
Scott launches new coaching venture Scott launches new coaching venture ZZZZ1:54 amZZZZ
Talented player-coach Barry Scott has launched a new coaching venture which aims to help clubs and communities throughout the NW and beyond.
NW Championship fixtures released NW Championship fixtures released ZZZZ9:20 pmZZZZ
The NW Championship matches for the 2020 season have been released. Just six teams will participate in the division, with one promotion slot up for grabs.
Black impresses at U19 World Cup Black impresses at U19 World Cup ZZZZ7:12 pmZZZZ
Leading Irish official Roly Black has impressed at the ongoing U19 World Cup.
NW Premiership fixtures unveiled NW Premiership fixtures unveiled ZZZZ10:59 pmZZZZ
The NW have unveiled the fixtures for the nine-team Premiership which gets under way on Saturday April 25th.
Barr appointed vice-captain at Brigade Barr appointed vice-captain at Brigade ZZZZ6:59 pmZZZZ
Brigade have been boosted by the news that DD Barr has been named vice-captain at Beechgrove.
JT joins Newbuildings from Brigade JT joins Newbuildings from Brigade ZZZZ8:17 amZZZZ
Influential all-rounder Johnny Thompson is leaving Brigade for pastures new at Newbuildings.
Dougherty set for Newbuildings switch Dougherty set for Newbuildings switch ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Bready batsman Ross Dougherty looks destined to be the latest player making a switch to Championship side Newbuildings.
Warriors deny Campher link Warriors deny Campher link ZZZZ8:16 pmZZZZ
The NW Warriors have denied any interest in signing Curtis Campher for the 2020 season.
Newbuildings sign overseas player Newbuildings sign overseas player ZZZZ4:48 amZZZZ
Newbuildings have signed Indian all-rounder Utkarsh Agarwal for the 2020 season.
NW transfer rumours as clubs come out of hibernation NW transfer rumours as clubs come out of hibernation ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
The latest news from the NW as clubs start to look ahead to the start of the season as the evenings start to have a quare stretch.
16 NW players named in youth squads 16 NW players named in youth squads ZZZZ7:47 pmZZZZ
16 players from the NW region have been named in the various Irish youth squads.
Glendermott sign Faisal Iqbal Glendermott sign Faisal Iqbal ZZZZ3:52 amZZZZ
Pakistan Test batsman Faisal Iqbal will be back in the North West this summer after Glendermott announced that they had signed the 38-year old as their overseas player for 2020.
Simon Olphert joins Brigade Simon Olphert joins Brigade ZZZZ3:33 amZZZZ
Eglinton wicket-keeper Simon Olphert has joined Brigade for the 2020 season.
Burndennett sign West Indian Burndennett sign West Indian ZZZZ3:04 amZZZZ
Burndennett have brought in West Indian Albert Gopie to replace Salman Ahmed as their overseas amateur for 2020.
Fox Lodge confirm McCallum signing Fox Lodge confirm McCallum signing ZZZZ7:48 amZZZZ
Fox Lodge have completed the signing of Darnell McCallum for the 2020 season.
Williams blow for Glendermott Williams blow for Glendermott ZZZZ6:53 amZZZZ
Oraine Williams won't be joining Glendermott for the 2020 season.
Brigade confrm Hunter return Brigade confrm Hunter return ZZZZ7:24 amZZZZ
Brigade have confirmed the return of Ryan Hunter to the club after a spell with CIYMS in the NCU.
Newbuildings appoint McKeegan captain Newbuildings appoint McKeegan captain ZZZZ2:06 pmZZZZ
Newbuildings have confirmed the signing of Gareth McKeegan from Brigade and named the wicket-keeper batsman as their new captain.
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