Away draw in Irish Senior Cup

Tuesday 10th June 2014

Away draw in Irish Senior Cup

Photo left to right: Alex Adams, Dave Ford (Phoenix Captain), Kevin McConville, Ryan Haire (North Down Captain)

North Down progressed comfortably to the last eight in the Irish Senior Cup with a win at The Green against Phoenix.

James Cameron Dow took 3 wickets for 30, the key one being the dismissal of Emmanuel Peterson the Brisbane based Phoenix Pro.

Opener Chris Muir took 2 and Taimur Khan, Peter Eakin, Marty Moreland and Ryan Haire 1 each in an innings that showed only flashes of good batting.

The tail hung on to record 129 after the side was 95 for 8 and again the inability to finish sides off must be a little concerning for NDCC.

129 was never enough and although 2 wickets fell for 28, Ryan Haire's 70 was impressive with 9 fours and 3 sixes and he was ably supported by Taimur.

The 7 wicket win sent the side into the last eight and a trip to Coleraine on Sunday 29th June.

See Kevin Copeland's great pics at:

http://www.cricketeurope4.net/PHOTOS/2014/ALBUMS/CEIRELAND/220930/index.shtml

North Down have drawn Coleraine at Coleraine in the last 8 of the Bob Kerr Irish Senior Cup. The full draw is:

Clontarf v St Johnstone

Railway Union v The Hills

Pembroke v Merrion

Coleraine v North Down

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