William McClintock scored an unbeaten 83 as Ireland beat Scotland by 8 wickets in the Under 17 European series.

The Donemana all-rounder hit 4 fours and 3 sixes in his 92 ball stay, as Ireland chased 156 to win with 23 balls to spare in the abbreviated 37 over game.

He shared in an opening stand of 95 with Sonny Cott (30), and after Adam Dennison (6) had fell cheaply, an unbroken 3rd wicket stand of 56 with skipper Jack Tector (23*).

Harris Aslam (2-32) was the pick of the Scottish attack with his leg-breaks.

Earlier, Gary McClintock (2-18) had been the pick of the Irish bowlers, with Rory Anders and Fiachra Tucker also picking up two wickets.

Jack Waller (38) and Neil Flack (31) shared a third wicket stand of 61, but Scotland slumped from 87 for 2 to 92 for 6.

It took late hitting from Ruairi McPherson (30) and Ryan Brown (21*) to get Scotland to 156 for 7, but in the end it wasn't enough.

The teams have now won 3 games each in the series with the title going to the winners of the T20 match tomorrow at the same venue (11am).

European Under 17 Series

At Eglinton,

SCOTLAND 156/7 (37 overs, J Waller 38, N Flack 31, R McPherson 30*, R Brown 21*, G McClintock 2-18, R Anders 2-28, F Tucker 2-33)

IRELAND 157/2 (33.1 overs, W McClintock 83*, S Cott 30, J Tector 23*, H Aslam 2-32)

Ireland won by 8 wickets