CRICKET: Bready face holders North Down in Ulster Cup last eight

Pictured making the draw for the O'Neills Ulster Cup and Shield are from left, David Bradley of the NW, Kieran Kennedy, MD O'Neills, and Irish international Craig Young.
Pictured making the draw for the O'Neills Ulster Cup and Shield are from left, David Bradley of the NW, Kieran Kennedy, MD O'Neills, and Irish international Craig Young.

2014 champions Bready champion will take on Ulster Cup holders North Down in the quarter-finals of the O’Neill’s sponsored competition.

2005 finalists, Ardmore, have a tricky tie against NCU kingpins CIYMS, while CSNI - winners in 2009, face three times champions, Brigade, at Stormont.

The final tie sees Waringstown - beaten finalists in two of the last three years - travelling to Tyrone to face 2005 winners Strabane.

The games will take place on Sunday, June 26th.

In the Ulster Shield, holders Woodvale travel to Downpatrick, while Armagh entertain Templepatrick in the other all NCU tie.

Five times winners Muckamore travel to Glendermott, while also in the north west, Fox Lodge - beaten finalists last season - entertain Bangor.

Matches in the Ulster Shield take place on Sunday, July 3rd.

O’NEILLS ULSTER CUP

North Down v Bready

Ardmore v CIYMS

CSNI v Brigade

Strabane v Waringstown

Ties to be played Sunday June 26

O’NEILLS ULSTER SHIELD

Fox Lodge v Bangor

Downpatrick v Woodvale

Glendermott v Muckamore

Armagh v Templepatrick

Ties to be played Sunday July 3