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Repeat on the cards: CIYMS and Instonians avoid each other in semi-final draw

There could be a repeat of last season’s final of the Northern Cricket Union’s Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup.

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James McCollum

Powerful display: Waringtown ease to emphatic Irish Senior Cup win over YMCA

Waringstown took a step closer to defending their Irish Senior Cup title with an emphatic seven wicket win over YMCA in the second round on Sunday.

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Neil Gelston finished as Armagh's top scorer in the weekend reverse.

WARINGSTOWN: Premier League leaders too strong for North Down

Waringstown chased down 208 in a rain-affected 25-over Premier League game against North Down at The Lawn with four balls to spare.

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Waringstown captain Greg Thompson. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

WARINGSTOWN: Captain Greg Thompson ignoring talk of cup pressure

Waringstown captain Greg Thompson says his side feel no pressure as they prepare for Sunday’s Irish Senior Cup clash at The Lawn against YMCA.

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Northern Knights coach Simon Johnston

CRICKET: Northern Knights coach Simon Johnston confident ahead of Interpros

Northern Knights head coach Simon Johnston is very confident that his side will be competitive in all formats of the 2018 Interpros.

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Greg Thompson celebrating one of Waringstown's four trophy wins last summer

Thompson: We’re hungry for more trophies

Waringstown captain Greg Thompson insists his players will be hungry for silverware again this summer, despite last season’s recording-breaking exploits.

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News Letter cricket correspondent David Holmes

News Letter cricket writer David Holmes dies aged 54

The News Letter’s cricket correspondent David Holmes has died suddenly.

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Morgan Topping bowling for Waringstown

Civil Service North raid Waringstown for Ireland under-19 star

Civil Service North are believed to have clinched the signing of Ireland under-19 international Morgan Topping from Waringstown.

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Lurgans Oliver McCollum (second left), Stephen Hanna of...Donacloney Mill and Greg Thompson of Waringstown pictured at the draw for the Northern Cricket Unions Arthur J Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup. The draw was made by Shane Matthews, regional managing director of AJG, and the vice president of the NCU, Richard Johnson.

CRICKET: Arthur J Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup draw

Waringstown have been favoured with a home tie at the start of the Northern Cricket Union’s main knock out competition and it’s also against a side from a lower division.

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Local club representatives at the draw for the early rounds of the Northern Cricket Union's Arthur J Gallagher Senior Challenge Cup: Lurgan's Oliver  McCollum (second left), Stephen Hanna of'Donacloney Mill and Greg Thompson of Waringstown. The draw was made by Shane Matthews, regional managing director of AJG, and the vice president of the NCU, Richard Johnson.

CRICKET: Mixed luck for cricketers in cup draws

Waringstown have been favoured with a home tie at the start of the Northern Cricket Union’s main knock out competition and it’s also against a side from a lower division.

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Waringstown's legends of 1992. From left, Alan Waite, Garfield Harrison, who captained the club that summer, and Alan Nelson

Cricket: Story of how Waringstown made history with 1992 treble

Sitting on the balcony of the Roy Harrison Pavilion at The Lawn on an autumnal afternoon, three men start to exchange memories of the finest cricketing summer of their lives

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Kyle McCallan celebrates hitting the winning runs

Cricket: Do Waringstown’s history-makers of 2017 compare with class of 92?

Twenty-five years almost to the day that Waringstown made history by winning the treble of NCU Senior League, Challenge Cup and All Ireland, their class of 2017 stand on the very brink of an even greater achievement.

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Waringstown's players celebrate a fifth Irish Cup final

Cricket: Waringstown win Irish Cup for fifth time after thrilling finale

It’s official. No club has won more the Irish Cup more times than Waringstown.

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Phil Eaglestone bowling for Waringstown.

CRICKET: Clontarf defeat Waringstown to lift inaugural T20 All Ireland title

Clontarf were crowned the inaugural All-Ireland T20 champions after a 10-run victory against Waringstown in a thrilling encounter at the Lawn.

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Paul McCart with a trophy during his time as Millpark captain

Donaghcloney Mill: We’re gutted for Carrick but have to accept trophy

The captain of the cricket team awarded a trophy on Saturday just hours after they had lost a cup final says they will be accepting the cup.

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Carrickfergus seconds with the Intermediate Cup at Downpatrick on Saturday

Carrickfergus CC: We made genuine error and forfeit our cup victory

Carrickergus Cricket Club have issued a statement after they were stripped of the Intermediate Cup within hours of beating Donaghcloney Mill in Saturday’s final.

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Waringstown celebrate winning the Ulster Cup

Cricket: Waringstown crowned Ulster T20 champions

Waringstown clinched their first Ulster Cup triumph in the 19-year history of the competition, played for the first time this season in T20 format.

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Flashback to the 2014 season and Niranjan Godbole pictured with all the NCU awards he had received during his time with Lurgan

After 24 centuries and around 10,000 runs, Niranjan hasn’t given up hope of NCU return

After 14 years as a distinguished overseas cricket professional in the NCU game, you would have thought Niranjan Godbole’s planned return to Lurgan this summer would have gone smoothly.

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Waringstown's Adam Dennison celebrates with team mates after catching out Fakra Tucker

CRICKET: Waringstown to face The Hills in Irish Cup Final

Waringstown will meet The Hills in the final of the Irish Senior Cup after both recorded convincing wins in the semi-finals over Pembroke and Instonians.

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Waringstown's James Mitchell is congratulated after dismissing Nick Cutler.'  Photo by Stephen  Hamilton / Press Eye

Cricket: Nelson fires Waringstown into third Irish Cup final in row

Waringstown cruised into their third Irish Cup final in three years on Saturday after Dubliners Pembroke were swatted aside in a one-sided semi-final at The Lawn.

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