2 June 2011

Last year’s finalists in the Ulster Bank Schools Cricket Cup, Foyle & Londonderry College and Sullivan Upper, are through to the last eight of this year’s competition.

Holders Foyle have a home tie against Grosvenor Grammar School in the quarter finals and Sullivan travel to Ballymena Academy.

Campbell College have two sides still in the competition. The 1st XI will be away to RBAI and the 2nd XI have a home tie against Regent House.

Top score of the second round matches went to Graeme McCarter of Foyle who hit 80 in his side’s 145-run win over Bangor Grammar School.

The all-round performance of the eight games was claimed by Alistair Shields of Grosvenor Grammar who took seven wickets for just five runs and was 22 not out in a 9-wicket win over Friends’ School 2nd XI.

The second round results were :

Portadown College 92. Campbell College II 93-8. Campbell College II won by 2 wkts; Wallace 78-8 (D Scott 28, R.Adair 2-6, J Matchett 2-18, M Scott 2-15). Sullivan 82-1 (C Hayes 33*). Sullivan Upper won by 9 wkts; Friends II 30 (A Shields 7-5). Grosvenor GS 31-1 (A Shields 22*). Grosvenor GS won by 9 wkts; Foyle & Londonderry College 256-5 (G McCarter 80, A Clarke 49, J Glenn 42, C Campbell 29, R Wilson 2-39). Bangor GS 111 (J Glenn 2-5, A Clarke 2-10, A Fleming 2-15, C Burns 49). Foyle & Londonderry College won by 145 runs; RBAI II 110 (J McClure 45, O Lamont 3-19, P Gillespie 3-32, R McNeill 2-18, M Caithness 2-24). Ballymena Academy 111-0 (M Caithness 50*, R McNeill 47*). Ballymena Academy won by 10 wkts; Larne GS 119-8 (R McKinley 76). RBAI 121-0 (M Mairs 57*, B Wylie 51*). RBAI won by 10 wkts Regent House 166-6 (30 overs, P Eakin 51, G Wright 43, Tom Donnan 29). Coleraine AI 163-7 (S Campbell 77). Regent House won by 3 runs; Friends’ School 127 (B Bailie 30, C Harkness 4-13, C McMorran 2-32). Campbell College 128-2 (C McMorran 49*, S Hunter 27). Campbell College won by 8 wkts.


The quarter final draw is:

Ballymena Academy v Sullivan Upper; Campbell College II v Regent House; RBAI v Campbell College; Foyle & Londonderry College v Grosvenor GS.

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