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Richard to captain 1st XI

At the Cricket Section AGM on Thursday night, Richard Clarke was elected to captain the 1st XI for 2017 with Ollie McCollum as vice captain. Mark Hamilton will skipper the 2nds while Denis Johnston and Andrew Bingham were re-elected Chairman and Hon Secretary. The full list of officers is as follows;
 
Chairman – Denis Johnston
Vice Chairman – Geoff Maxwell
Hon Sec – Andrew Bingham
Hon Treas – Gary McCullough
Capt 1st XI – Richard Clarke
Vice capt – Ollie McCollum
Capt 2nd XI – Mark Hamilton
Selection Committee – Peter Maxwell (chair), captains plus Ollie McCollum and Gary McCullough.
General Committee – Ex-officio members Denis Johnston, Geoff Maxwell, Andrew Bingham, Gary McCullough, Richard Clarke, Mark Hamilton, Sandra Grieve plus Ross McCollum, Ollie McCollum, Andrew Sands, Lee Derby, Billy Boyd, Stephen Johnston, Paul Stafford, Derek Wilson and Chris Metcalf

Girls selected for NCU 2017 Training Squads

Four players from our Premier League team have been selected for the NCU 2017 Senior Women’s Squad. Congratulations to Alex Craig, Hannah Grieve, Jane Kilpatrick and Chloe Neville who will be participating in training sessions at Wallace High School.
Congratulations also to Zoe Kilpatrick and Lois Lyttle who have been selected for the NCU U17 squads while Lois is also selected in the U15 squad along with Samantha Todd.

NCU Senior Cup Draw

Andrew Bingham pictured at the draw for the NCU Challenge Cup with Shane Matthews, managing director of Arthur J Gallagher who made the draw and Peter McMorran, president of the NCU.  Lurgan  have been drawn at home to face Academy in a preliminary round tie, the winner of which will travel to face Downpatrick in the first round.

Mandatory Credit: Rowland White PressEye Cricket: Arthur J Gallagher Challenge Cup Draw Venue: Malone Golf Club Date: 22nd November 2016 Caption:  Andrew Bingham  at the draw for the early rounds   of the NCU Challenge Cup with Shane Matthews, regional managing director of sponsors Arthur J Gallagher who made the draw with Peter McMorran, president of the NCU.  The club has been drawn at home to Academy in a preliminary round, the winners of which will travel to Downpatrick in the first round. INQUIRIES:   ROBIN WALSH (077 33 100 821)      Picture of Lurgan/Waringstown with Lurgan Mail.

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Square put to bed

Groundsman Rodney McShane and his team happily at work scarifying, topsoiling and seeding the square in preparation for the 2017 season.

Merger not to proceed

At an EGM of the Cricket Setion tonight, Lurgan members voted in favour of an amalgation with Victoria Cricket Club. However at the Victoria CC AGM also held tonight, members voted against an amalgamation. This means that both clubs retain their current status.