CRICKET: North West Senior & O’Neills Ulster Cup draws

A close shave for Glendermott's Azzem Ghuman during Saturday's match against Newbuildings. INLS1816-120KM

A close shave for Glendermott's Azzem Ghuman during Saturday's match against Newbuildings. INLS1816-120KM

The Bank of Ireland Senior Cup takes place later this month.

Holders Donemana, who are aiming for their fifth Senior Cup in a row, start their defence against Ardmore, at the Holm.

There’s a Waterside derby with Brigade facing Glendermott at Beechgrove, while Championship favourites Bonds Glen will fancy their chances against Drummond.

The first round ties, which will be played on Saturday May 14th, are as follows: Brigade v Glendermott, Eglinton v Killyclooney, Strabane v Burndennett, Newbuildings v Ballyspallen, Donemana v Ardmore, Coleraine v St Johnston, Bready v Fox Lodge and Bonds Glen v Drummond.

The O’Neills Cup scheduled for next month is as follows: Eglinton v North Down, Waringstown v Coleraine, Donemana v CSNI, Bready v Lisburn, Instonians v Brigade, Strabane v Carrickfergus and Derriaghy v Ardmore.

All ties will be played on Saturday June 11th.