Junior and Future Warriors Summer Program Starts

Future and Junior Warriors Summer Program Gets Going

North west eMERGING WARRIORS UNDER 15 TRIAL MATCH

The Future (Under 15 and 17s) got their summer program underway over the past two weekends, with the under 17s taking on an Ardmore Select at The Bleechgreen a week past Sunday.

The Under 15s got their summer program, under the guidance of head coach Brian Allens and his assistants Gary Neely and Peter Gillespie, in a trial match between the North West Blues and North West Greens at the Rectory.

North West Under 15 emerging warriorsIn bright but cold conditions, the blues batted first lead with an entertaining half-century from Raymond Curry, hitting five fours
and clearing the ropes twice on his way to 52.

Khayat Bhavsar (20) and Brendan Higgins (19) assisted Curry in as the Blues reached for 158 with three balls unused of their 40 overs.

Eglinton’s, Corin Kyte with four wickets for 20 runs was the pick of the bowlers, Fellow villager, Ross McLaughlin, and Coleraine paceman Sher Khan both picked up two wickets apiece.

Connor King and James McKillop were the others to claim Blues batsmen.

North West Emerging Warriors under 15sThe Greens led by opener Conor King’s half-century off 60 balls, had little trouble passing the blues total. Reaching their target with nearly six overs to spare

King, from Ardmore, hit five fours in his 51, as he and Jason Wallace (13) shared 64 for the opening stand.

Robbie Millar (46*) and Craig Doherty (26*) both batted well to ensure the 8-wicket win for the greens.

Jack Bogle (1-17) and Stuart Kennedy (1-27) were the Blues wicket-takers.

The U15’s will play continue their preparation for the new and upgraded Interpro series on May 20th two T20 trial matches at Ardmore.

The full scorecard can be found on our NW Scoring app HERE

The Junior Warriors get underway next week, with the three areas starting on the 9th of May in Bready (Southern), Foyle College (Central) and Limavady Grammar (Northern).

“These venues have been chosen as we want to provide an opportunity for small groups of players to have coaching and be coached in an environment that pushes them and they are not the big fish. By using these venues, we have options if the weather is poor to go indoors or use the artificial turf, meaning they should all go ahead”.

NW WARRIORS Junior Program summerThe program of training runs for ten weeks, alternating between under 11 and 13s on Wednesday evenings, followed up with blitz competitions with the NCU and potentially other groups.

The Dates are

Under 11s May 16th & 30th, June 13th & 27th & July 4th*

Under 13s May 9th & 23rd, June 6th & 20th & July 4th*

*All day session in conjunction with NW Warriors Vs Northern Knights IPC Match.

The summer program will climax with a week-long games week, with coaching in the mornings and games against the other areas, along with potentially other provinces, in the afternoons.

For more information on how to join the new Junior Warriors Program, please contact colin.manson@cricketireland.ie

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