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Ladies Cup Final Photos 2017

Ladies win Challenge Cup to complete double

Lurgan Ladies added the Challenge Cup to the League Champions Cup after a thrilling 5 run win over North Down in the final at Pollock Park on Sunday to cap a wonderful season. Hannah Grieve led the Lurgan team to victory as the skipper hit yet another superb undefeated half century. The game had to be switched to one of the new artificial wickets at Pollock Park and North Down put the Lurgan girls into bat on winning the toss. Hannah lost opener Chloe Neville for 2 and Sarah McCallan for 2, with just 15 runs on the board. This brought Lauren Breakey to the middle

Ladies go for the double

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Ladies win off last ball

A dramatic last ball win saw Lurgan Ladies maintain their unbeaten run in the NCU Women’s Premier League. Having retired on 50 not out, Hannah Grieve had to return to the crease as the champions 9th wicket fell to add another 10 to her score as along with Emma McMurray, both girls saw the home team to victory.
CSNI had batted first and tight Lurgan bowling restricted the visitors to 114 in their 25 overs. Hannah Grieve also

Firsts beat Cliftonville…..and the rain

It was 8.10pm when Lurgan batsman Stephen Chambers hit the winning runs to give the Town side another valuable 4 points in their Section 1 league clash against Cliftonville at Pollock Park on Saturday. Five interruptions for rain threatened to wipe out the game, but as the rain clouds gathered for a sixth time, the home side’s perseverance paid off as they got over the line with 7 wickets in hand.
A delayed start and a damp wicket and outfield meant that winning the toss could be crucial and Richard Clarke had no hesitation in asking Cliftonville to bat first. The players were off just after they started for rain but on return,