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Waringstown suspend two players after altercation

Waringstown Cricket Club last night confirmed it had suspended two of its players following an on-field altercation during a junior league match on Saturday.

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Ireland captain William Porterfield

CRICKET: Ireland to play waiting game on first Test

Ireland may have to wait beyond 2018 to make their Test debut, chief executive Warren Deutrom has warned.

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Johnny Robinson hit three sixes in a defiant unbeaten 38 from 37 balls for North West Warriors but it too little, too late against Leinster Lightning.

CRICKET: Lightning and Knights win in T20 openers

Leinster Lightning started the defence of their Hanley Energy T20 Trophy with a comprehensive 56-run bonus point win at Bready against the North West Warriors

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Indrajeet Kamtektar and Niranjan Godbole

Cricket: Why it’s unfair to blame the NCU for farce over overseas professionals

For many players and officials, the beginning of the new NCU Section One season today will come as a blessed relief from the administrative headaches that have dogged recent months.

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Alan Johnston

Cricket: Lurgan seam-bowling great Alan Johnston passes away

Alan Johnston, one of the finest seam bowlers in NCU cricket history, has passed away at the age of just 63.

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Shaheen Khan in action for Waringstown in the 2014 season

Cricket: Shaheen Khan back for unfinished business at Waringstown

South African all-rounder Shaheen Khan says he has unfinished business in the NCU after signing to rejoin Waringstown for the 2017 season.

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The Ulster Bank Schools Cup draw was made by Sean Murphy
of Ulster Bank (left) and Peter McMorran, President of the Northern Cricket Union.

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Belfast Royal Academy have received a tough draw in their bid for a hat-trick of titles in the Ulster Bank Schools Cricket Cup.

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Cricket: Victoria members reject merger with Lurgan

Cricket: Victoria members reject merger with Lurgan

Plans for a proposed merger between Lurgan and Victoria cricket clubs have been narrowly rejected.

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Waringstowns Kyle McCallan bowling on his 41st birthday in Saturdays cup final. Pic by INPHO.

Step too far for Waringstown

When Waringstown look back and reflect on Saturday’s Irish Cup final defeat by Merrion, they may feel that too much had gone wrong for them in the build-up to the showpiece at Clontarf.

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Dave Langford-Smith celebrates the wicket of Lee Nelson Dave Langford-Smith celebrates the wicket of Lee Nelson. Pic by Barry Chambers

Cricket: Waringstown go down to defeat in Irish Cup final

Waringstown’s bid to retain the Irish Senior Cup ended in disappointment as Merrion beat them by 56 runs at Castle Avenue.

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Brigade cheer their Ulster Cup win

Brigade hold their nerve to claim bowl-out win over Ardmore and clinch O’Neill’s Ulster Cup

Brigade are the 2016 O’Neill’s Ulster Cup champions after they beat Ardmore 3-2 in a bowl-out at a soggy Bready on Sunday evening.

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Waringstown's James Hall

Delight at Derriaghy for Waringstown

Waringstown cantered to a comfortable victory in the Ulster Bank Premier League last Saturday with a 175-run success at Derriaghy.

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The Lawn to stage final of Twenty20

Waringstown’s The Lawn will provide the venue on Friday, August 12 for the Lagan Valley Steels Twenty20 showdown.

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Adam Dennison.

CRICKET: Adam Dennison shines for Northern Knights

Adam Dennison produced an innings of real quality as the Northern Knights won the penultimate Hanley Energy Interprovincial Cup game of the season against the North West Warriors at Waringstown on Sunday.

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The threat of relegation increased as Lurgan lost another two games at the weekend in the Ulster Bank Section 1 league.

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For the second time in six days Waringstown suffered defeat in the Premier League following Saturday’s home loss to North Down.

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Under 15 girls coaching set to begin at Lurgan club

Lurgan Cricket Club are planning to start an Under 15 girls team.

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Lurgan bowler Ollie McCollum who took a total of 7 for 73runs in games against Academy and Armagh.

Relegation fears grow

Two defeats in the past week have sent Lurgan down into the relegation zone of the Ulster Bank Section 1 league.

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Victoria unable to close gap on league leaders Larne

Victoria took on top of the table Larne on Saturday and afterAndy Gray won the toss he decided to bowl first.

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Hannah Grieve.

Six wicket haul for Hannah key to win

Following up on their last ball win against Waringstown, Lurgan Ladies had another exciting finish in their Premier League clash away to CSNI on Sunday, clinching the match with one wicket to spare.

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