NWCU Premiership 2014
NW Review 16: Strabane
The 2014 season ended in dramatic fashion for Strabane as they clinched the title with a last over nail biting win at Ardmore which pipped Brigade to the crown.
NW Review 11: Fox Lodge
A season to forget for the Ballymagorry club who finished bottom of the Premier League after winning just two games all season.
NW Review 10: Eglinton
Stuart Thompson the stand-out performer in a year of struggle for the village club.
NW Review 8: Donemana
An average league campaign but double success in the cups for the Holm side.
NW Review 6: Coleraine
It was always going to be difficult to emulate the treble winning campaign of 2013 and thus it proved for the Bannsiders.
NW Review 3: Brigade
Batting woes meant 2104 ended as a trophyless one for the Beechgrove side.
NW Review 1: Ardmore
A disappointing season with relegation only avoided on the last day of the season.
Ardmore beat Glendermott to ensure Premier survival
Decker Curry hits 84 and Gary Neely takes 4 for 20 as Glendermott are beaten by 121 runs.
Villagers safe as Ardmore come up short
Ardmore will provide the opposition to Glendermott in Sunday's promotion/relegation game after the Bleachgreen side were beaten by Eglinton in Saturday's 7th-place play-off at a sunny but cold Magheramason.
Decisive weekend in NW as season ends
After much deliberation the local cricket season will after all have its final day in the sun for 2014 as Glendermott announced on Monday night that they would be taking their place in the promotion/relegation play-off.
Strabane the best Barr none
A day of high drama and even higher emotion signalled the end of the regular North West cricket season as Strabane only just managed to overcome dogged Ardmore at the Bleachgreen on Sunday to claim a third senior championship in the past six years.
Season to close with promotion play off
Despite suggestions to the contrary at the weekend it would appear that Glendermott are set to take their place in the end-of-season play-off at Bready this coming Sunday.
Strabane clinch crown in thriller at Ardmore
It was a nerve-jangling afternoon at the Bleachgreen as the final fixture of the regular season went right down to the wire before Ryan Patton bowled Gerard Brolly to bring the senior title back to Strabane.
Curley blasts Ardmore to victory
Ciaran Curley hits unbeaten 103 as he and Adrian Murphy lead Ardmore to emphatic 10 wicket win against badly understrength Fox Lodge.
Ardmore hold key as Strabane seek title glory
There may be just two matches left in this year's Premier Division campaign but you can be sure that neither of them will have the usual end-of-season feel when the curtain falls this weekend.
Strabane in pole position
STRABANE remain in pole position to win the North West Premiership title but they must beat Ardmore on Sunday to avoid a play-off with long-time leaders Brigade.
Curry century in vain as Donemana beat Ardmore
Ardmore are still in the mix in that scrap too and despite yet another Decker Curry century they were on the wrong side of a 55-run verdict at Donemana.
Foxies increase Eglinton woe
The final game of the day was another thriller and it saw Eglinton dragged back into the relegation picture after they lost their season finale at Fox Lodge.
Brigade edge out Ardmore in thriller
Brigade kept their hopes alive as they closed their schedule with a very narrow win away at Ardmore.
Strabane on cusp of title
Ardmore now stand between Strabane and the North West Premier Division title after Peter Gillespie's men saw off reigning champions Coleraine down the north coast on Sunday afternoon.
Coleraine seal third place after Eglinton collapse
Coleraine cemented third place after they recorded a strangely facile win away at Eglinton.
Bready dent Brigade title hopes
DD Barr hits unbeaten 67 as Bready crush poor Brigade by 8 wickets.
Advantage Strabane in title race
As expected it was a telling day in the North West cricket season on Saturday with Strabane taking the advantage in the Premiership title race courtesy of a win at home to Fox Lodge.
All ready for end of season show-down
It has certainly been a long summer as the domestic cricket season extends well into September this year but it is difficult to imagine that this won't be a telling weekend at both ends of the Premiership table.
Key Premiership battles loom too
Although the weather has seen to it that the domestic season will now go into overtime there is plenty to look forward to in the top flight as well over the coming days.
Donemana blow title race open while Bready wilt at Coleraine
Donemana beat Brigade while Bready collapse at Coleraine. No play possible between Fox Lodge and Eglinton while Ardmore v Strabane is abandoned.
Foxies on board as title rivals take scrap to the wire
Foxies beat Bready, Stuart Thompson hist 168 as Eglinton beat Ardmore, Strabane edge out Donemana, and Brigade stay top with win over Coleraine.
All to play for run-in
With two weekends to go in the Long’s Supervalu North West Premiership season, there are so many different permutations at the top and bottom.
Huge weekend looms in Premiership title battle
At the top, Coleraine's defeat at home to Ardmore has pretty much ended any chance of the Bannsiders holding on to their trophy leaving Brigade and Strabane to slug it out from here.
Ardmore shock Coleraine while Brigade stay top
Full league programme on Sunday sees Ardmore beat Coleraine, Brigade edge out Fox Lodge, Bready thump Donemana, while Strabane stay in contention with win at Eglinton.
Top three on course for Premiership shoot-out
Wins for Brigade, Strabane and Coleraine.
McKeegan ready for Brigade title run-in
Ahead of the penultimate weekend in August you would usually expect to be talking about the closing stages of the North West Premier League season.
Thompson and Smyth star in Eglinton win
Stuart Thompson and Stephen Smyth score centuries as Eglinton claim crucial win over Bready.
McBrine century leads Donemana to victory
Andy McBrine score unbeaten 112 as Donemana increase Fox Lodge woes.
Jason eyeing great escape
We're getting down to the business end of the Premiership season and while all eyes are on the Brigade, Strabane, Coleraine scrap at the top of the table, things are equally fascinating at the other end.
Strabane forfeit against Brigade
The big game of the day- the clash between joint league leaders Strabane and Brigade- ended in the most bewildering fashion when the home side were unable to produce the required Duckworth/Lewis score print-out.
Curry blitz stuns Bready
There was a stunning game at the Bleachgreen too but this one was decided on the field of play, and how.
Coleraine pile on agony for Fox Lodge
There was a thriller at Ballymagorry as well as Fox Lodge came up agonisingly short of defying all the odds before falling to a very narrow defeat at home to Coleraine.
Donemana too strong for Eglinton
Events up at the Holm were positively pedestrian by comparison as Donemana saw off a spirited challenge from an Eglinton side who had one or two recent regulars on cup final duty in the village.
Brigade ready for title clash
Just one week after they lost the North West Senior Cup final for the third year in succession, Brigade face another season-defining match on Saturday.
Crucial weekend in title race
The title race itself is intriguingly poised at the half-way stage, Brigade and Strabane locked together on 12 points- four clear of the chasing pack.
McDonnell puts Coleraine back in title hunt
Niall McDonnell was the difference between the teams- the former Warriors opener carrying his bat with a superb century that laid the platform for Coleraine's 59-run win.
Slim pickings as weather puts dampener
It was a fairly disappointing day's action in both divisions of the Long's SuperValu North West league on Saturday and despite the best efforts of several the day ended with none of the matches decided.
Title race wide open after top two beaten
It is turning into quite a promotion battle at the top of the North West Championship at present after both leaders Glendermott and second placed Killyclooney were beaten.
Title race continues apace
It's another busy week ahead in the Long's SuperValu Premier Division with a full programme of matches on Saturday while the North West Warriors are back in T20 action when they head to Comber on Sunday.
Bready topple leaders Strabane
Bready blew the Long's SuperValu title race wide open on Wednesday evening with a comprehensive 5-wicket win over leaders Strabane.
Mac attack help Brigade destroy Donemana
Brigade made short work of chasing down Donemana's 125 all out on Wednesday night as the Beechgrove side asked the question of Strabane at the top of the Premier Division table.
Tuesday night round-up
Donemana dismissed for 125 by Brigade while Strabane make 180 at Bready. Bonds Glen complete 7 wicket win over Creevedonnell.
Strabane stay top with convincing win over Fox Lodge
Strabane ease to 9 wicket win over Fox Lodge despite Jason Milligan hundred.
Donemana ease past Ardmore
Heavy afternoon rain in the North West played havoc with Saturday's Premier Division schedule with two of the four matches decided by Duckworth Lewis while one of the remaining two was abandoned
Brigade defeat Bready
Things were a little better at Beechgrove where Gareth McKeegan's side got the better of Bready for the second time in a week.
Rain causes Coleraine v Eglinton abandonment
Eglinton were the visitors at Coleraine as the champions attempted to get their season back on track and Gordon Cooke's side looked to be in a commanding position before the elements intervened.
Title race hotting up as Strabane lead the charge.
Normal business returns to North West cricket, on Saturday at least, as league matters are once again to the fore after a plethora of cup action in recent weeks.
Thompson ton earns Eglinton crucial win
Down at Eglinton the villagers compounded Bready's cup reverse with a second defeat in two days for David Scanlon's troops.
Brigade edge out Ardmore
In the league Brigade got back on track as they beat Ardmore by 39 runs on Sunday to make it the perfect weekend following Saturday's cup success.
Eglinton earn crucial win over Fox Lodge
Eglinton beat Fox Lodge by five wickets to increase relegation worries for Ballymagorry side.
Bentley and Martin lead Strabane to convincing win
Strabane made it five wins from five attempts as they proved too strong for Ardmore at the Park.
Strabane go clear at top of the table
There was one league game and Strabane moved clear at the top of the Premiership with a very convincing win at home to Coleraine.
Curry stars as Ardmore beat Foxies
Up at Ballymagorry Ardmore claimed their second win of the season against a still badly out-of-sorts Fox Lodge.
Donemana defeat Coleraine in cup rehearsal
Down the north coast Donemana inflicted a second home league defeat this season already on champions Coleraine in a dress rehearsal for next week's senior cup semi final.
Brigade fight-back denies Eglinton
In the Premier Division, Brigade staged another fightback to pull the rug from beneath an Eglinton side who will surely have felt they were on their way to a second successive league win after they started this one really well.
Strabane beat Brigade to top table with Bready
Strabane beat Brigade by 61 runs at Beechgrove to join Bready at top of Premier table.
Eglinton defeat Donemana
Eglinton gain their first league points of the season with four wickets win over Donemana.
Bready and Coleraine win
Bready win last over thriller against Ardmore while Coleraine heap pressure on bottom of the table Fox Lodge
Donemana crush Fox Lodge
Donemana duly collected their first league points of the season with a thumping 183 run win over Fox Lodge.
Donemana run amok against Fox Lodge
Donemana are on 318 for 5 in 47 overs against Fox Lodge.
Britton takes six wickets as Brigade beat Coleraine
Andy Britton and Johnny Thompson star as Brigade travel to Coleraine and come away with four wicket win.
Strabane fight back stuns Donemana
Strabane overcame a Donemana opening blitz to record a 16 run win and continue their unbeaten start to the season.
Young blitzes Foxies
Bready made the short journey up the road to Ballymagorry and David Scanlon's men also made it two from two as they saw off the challenge of Fox Lodge.
Ardmore too strong for Eglinton
Half centuries for Decker Curry and Ciaran Curley, plus wickets for Gary Neely and Ryan Brolly help Ardmore beat Eglinton.
Crucial weekend in store
Mssive weekend for premiership title contenders.
Rankin century highlight of new season
It was certainly a day of thrills and spills as the domestic cricket season kicked off on Saturday with contrasting fortunes for the Premier League’s quartet of Tyrone clubs.
Curry injury blow for Ardmore
Ardmore's new signing Decker Curry breaks bone in wrist on debut for Bleachgreen side.
Thompson stars as Brigade triumph over Fox Lodge
Johnny Thompson scores undefeated 95 as Brigade overcome early wobble to beat Fox Lodge by six wickets.
Gillespie stars as Strabane defeat Eglinton
Aaron Gillespie's Man of the Match display helped Strabane get off to a winning start against Eglinton.
Champions Coleraine survive Ardmore test
At the Bleachgreen newly promoted Ardmore gave Coleraine a fright before the champions eventually prevailed by three wickets with seven balls to spare.
Rankin hundred leads Bready to win over Donemana
Game of the day was at The Holm where Tyrone neighbours Donemana and Bready played out a thriller that went on well into the evening in front of a sizeable crowd.
Ardmore look to make big impression
Six years after their last appearance in the top section of North West cricket, Ardmore seem determined to make an impression on their return to the big time.
Title up for grabs
The race to this season’s Premier League title looks sure be one of the closest ever
Tyrone teams in trophy hunt
The 2014 domestic cricket season is up and running this coming weekend and not for the first time the race for honours looks sure to be very keenly contested.
NW Preview 8: Strabane
After a nightmare season last time out, Strabane are hopeful of spinning their way to the top.
NW Preview 7: Brigade
2013 was a season to forget but new year brings renewed optimism at Beechgrove.
NW Preview 6: Fox Lodge
Fast forward six months and things have changed somewhat at Ballymagorry, most notably the absence of skipper Robinson who has joined Strabane.
NW Preview 5: Ardmore
If Curry is anything close to his best then Ardmore could really be a force to be reckoned with but either way you sense they will have enough about them for mid-table security this time.
NW Preview 4: Eglinton
Having been promoted into the new 8-team Premier Division at the end of 2012 the villagers were a lot of people’s favourites for relegation last time but no-one seemed to have told the players.
NW Preview 3: Bready
It’s difficult to know exactly what happened to Bready’s season last time but whatever it was came very close to costing the Magheramason men their place in the Premier Division for 2014.
NW Preview 2: Coleraine
Last season was very much ground-breaking for the Bannsiders with wins in the Ulster and Faughan Valley Cups complementing their first ever North West senior title success.
NW Preview 1: Donemana
Same as last year as little changes at the Holm.