Waringstown in league and cup double

Waringstown won the Irish Senior Cup final
Waringstown won the Irish Senior Cup final

Waringstown have won the Irish Senior Cup and been crowned Ulster Senior League champions on the same day.

They beat Merrion by 107 runs in the cup final at the Lawn - and captured the league title as a result of North Down's defeat by Instonians.

After posting 276-7, the village side dismissed Dublin team Merrion for 169.

North Down had been Waringstown's nearest rivals in the league but their hopes ended when Instonians reached a target of 111 for a six-wicket win.

Irish Senior Cup final

Waringstown v Merrion

Waringstown 276-6 (G Thompson 78, L Nelson 44: D Joyce 4-62); Merrion 169 D Langford-Smith 69, M Lewis 52 not out; J De Villiers 4-23)

Waringstown won by 107 runs

Ulster Bank Premier League

Carrickfergus v CIYMS

CIYMS 195 (N Burns 43, N Jones 42); Carrickfergus 165

CIYMS won by 30 runs

CSNI v Ballymena

Ballymena 190-8 (M Taylor 44; S Ross 4-34); CSNI 191-1 (R West 101 not out, J van der Merve 62 not out)

CSNI won by nine wickets

Instonians v North Down

North Down 110 (J Magee 4-27); Instonians 111-4 (F Iqbal 32 not out)

Instonians won by six wickets

Long's SuperValu NW Premiership

Brigade v Coleraine

Coleraine 154 (N McDonnell 53 not out; I Hussain 4-37); Brigade 156-9

Brigade won by one wicket

Brigade and Coleraine now face a play-off at Eglinton next week-end to establish the championship.

St Johnston v Eglinton

St Johnston 155; Eglinton 128

St Johnston won by 27 runs

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